HomeKit competitor Nest Weave is now open to third-party developers

  • 1 October 2015
  • Anon

Nest Weave, the communications protocol that Nest uses to make its connected home devices talk to each other, definitely isn’t new. But as of today, Nest is making it part of its Works with Nest program so that third-party hardware makers and developers can use the protocol in their own products… Before now, developers could […]

Former Boeing CFO James Bell joins Apple’s Board of Directors

  • 1 October 2015
  • Anon

James Bell, the former CFO of Boeing, has joined Apple’s Board of Directors, the company announced today. Bell fills an opening left by former Apple board member Millard Drexler, who retired from the board in January. Tim Cook, Apple Chairman Art Levinson, and Bell have all provided quotes for the announcement: “James brings a wealth […]

Sorkin: Three-act structure for Steve Jobs movie took two months of pacing, three minutes to be approved

  • 1 October 2015
  • Anon

Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of Steve Jobs, told Wired that he had no idea how he was going to turn the huge biography into a movie, and when he finally did come up with an idea for it, he didn’t think the studio would agree. I didn’t know that much about Steve Jobs, and the idea of […]

Video shows just how much water still gets into iPhone 6s despite greater water resistance

  • 1 October 2015
  • Anon

While both IHS and iFixit were able to explain the increased water resistance of the iPhone 6s/Plus over last year’s models, finding adhesive seals similar to that found in the Apple Watch, a new test by IFixYouri shows just how much water still gets in. After submerging an iPhone 6s for just two minutes, the company opened it […]

Eddy Cue: Company not fixated on immediate Apple Music numbers; working on addressing high roaming charges

  • 1 October 2015
  • Anon

In an interview with London’s Evening Standard, Apple SVP Eddy Cue said that Apple is relaxed about how many Apple Music subscribers are immediately willing to pay for the service once their free trial ends. Ultimately, you never know until it happens. But we’re pleased with the number of people who have tried. Everybody gets fixated on […]

Following release of iOS 9.0.2, Apple stops signing iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0

  • 1 October 2015
  • Anon

Following the release of iOS 9.0.2 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch this morning, Apple has closed the signing window for iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0. This means that users can no longer downgrade from  a more recent version of the operating system to either of those older builds. This is something Apple always does […]

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