The world’s most accurate Apple analyst has weighed in on iPhone 7 release date rumors and he predicts that Apple’s force touch technology will be coming to the new iPhone. Furthermore, this year’s model will indeed be called the “iPhone 7” and come in two sizes only.
Apple is reportedly working on launching a live TV streaming service this fall with about 25 channels. Apple recently bolstered its TV offering with the announcement that it will be the exclusive digital partner for HBO Now at launch but this new service will likely go head to head with Dish Network’s Sling TV.
The App Store was down for an uncommonly long time yesterday potentially costing Apple tens of millions in lost revenue. The problem has since been resolved but for most of Wednesday, users were unable to make purchases through iTunes.
It’s still crazy to spend $17,000 for the most expensive gold Apple Watch Edition, especially since the Apple Watch battery life of Apple’s first-gen smartwatch leaves a lot to be desired. But knowing that the Apple Watch battery can be replaced makes it a slightly saner choice.
As part of the Apple Watch release date announcement yesterday, Apple released an update for its iPhone software that puts an Apple Watch app on your iPhone that you can’t delete. The Apple Watch isn’t available yet so the useless app is just an ad for the upcoming wearable.
The Apple Watch will reportedly ship with 8GB of storage, which gives it twice the storage capacity of competitors like the Moto 360, LG G Watch R or Samsung Gear S. All three collections of the Apple Watch will come with the same amount of storage but there are some restrictions on how that space can be used.