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  • With 500M downloads, Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch

    With 500M downloads, Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch

    Oh boy, here we go — John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs, just told the world that Pokémon Go is coming to the Apple Watch on stage at Apple’s iPhone 7 event. The game has become one of the most successful game launches of all time (if not the most successful game launch of all time). Hinke said Pokémon Go has been downloaded more than 500 million times around the world since it… Read More

  • App Store sees 140 billion downloads, 106% year-over-year growth

    App Store sees 140 billion downloads, 106% year-over-year growth

    Apple CEO Tim Cook gave a brief update on the App Store this morning at the kickoff of the iPhone press event, noting that Apple’s application marketplace has now seen 140 billion apps downloaded to date. He also touted the store’s 106% year-over-year growth over the course of the last two months – an interesting figure, but one that was not explained in more detail as to… Read More

  • Apple Music hits 17 million subscribers amid slowing iPhone sales

    Apple Music hits 17 million subscribers amid slowing iPhone sales

    Already the news is rolling in at today’s Apple iPhone 7 event: Apple Music has hit 17 million paying subscribers. The company’s streaming service continues to keep rolling on despite steep competition, but it’s not super surprising given that Apple is securing exclusive after exclusive for Apple Music. For a bit of fun, Tim Cook arrived at the event with a video of him… Read More

  • Live from Apple’s iPhone 7 announcement

    Live from Apple’s iPhone 7 announcement

    It’s become something of a ritual: September comes around, and Apple sends out its ever-mysterious invite to a few dozen outlets. We all head for San Francisco, and a new iPhone is unveiled. It’s September. We’ve got our invite, and we’re live in SF. As we have for nearly a decade now, we’ll be liveblogging the event as it happens, bringing second-by-second… Read More

  • Where to watch the live stream for today’s Apple iPhone press conference

    Where to watch the live stream for today’s Apple iPhone press conference

    Apple is holding a press conference today at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, and the company is expected to unveil the new iPhone as well as the Apple Watch 2. At 10 AM PT (1 PM in New York, 6 PM in London, 7 PM in Paris), you’ll be able to watch the event on all Apple devices. Apple is likely to talk about iOS 10 and macOS Sierra, and maybe we’ll hear more about the huge… Read More

  • Whoops, Amazon just introduced the iPhone 7

    Whoops, Amazon just introduced the iPhone 7

    While the Apple press conference is supposed to start in 30 minutes, it looks like it’s amateur hour or epic fail time at Amazon as the company just released a special page listing all iPhone 7 accessories, as Gizmodo first noticed. As you can see, it looks exactly like what we saw in previous leaks, with a single-camera model and a double-lens camera system for the iPhone 7… Read More

  • The invisible @apple tweet

    The invisible @apple tweet

    Here’s a silly thing because it is the ass end of a Friday. Apple just started using the Twitter account — @apple — that they’ve had since 2011. And they’re using it to send out an ‘invisible’ tweet. Read More

  • Get ready for new Beats (wireless?) headphones at the iPhone event

    Get ready for new Beats (wireless?) headphones at the iPhone event

    That’s what we call a teeny tiny fuckup. Beats sent a press release to iGen.fr and other French media outlets saying that they should expect new Beats products on September 7 during Apple’s press conference. There was also a screenshot of the official Apple media invite so that it was 100% clear for everyone that Beats was talking about Apple’s event. But this leak is… Read More

  • The iPhone 7 could come with Lightning EarPods and a 256GB option

    The iPhone 7 could come with Lightning EarPods and a 256GB option

    Apple is about to announce the next iPhone on September 7, and the plot thickens. A new leak spotted by Nowhere Else shows the hypothetic packaging of the iPhone 7 Plus. This cardboard leak shows that Apple could sell the iPhone 7 with Lightning EarPods, replacing the good old EarPods with a headphone jack. More surprisingly, it also says that the iPhone 7 might come bundled with a… Read More