Saturday, May 27, 2017
Blog Page 1544
Apple
Back in 2013, Apple acquired a startup called Ottocat and it seems now that it will use that technology to power the "Explore" tab in the app store as reported by TechCrunch. Ottocat was only several months old when it was acquired and was aimed at making app discovery through the App Store easier by cataloging specific subcategories. As TechCrunch reports, there was no...
Apple-Watch
Based on an internal memo to Apple employees, they'll receive a 50% discount of the Apple Watch Sport or Stainless Steel models for the first 90 days. The memo included a note from Tim Cook saying that last week there was over 1,000 Apple Watch apps submitted.   According to 9to5Mac: I know that many of you have been looking forward to choosing an Apple Watch...
GoPro
There as been a recent video of a GoPro camera falling 10,000 feet that has created a wonderful video. This video is from some Swedish when the group was working on a formation. The GoPro fell of the helmet of one of the divers and fell about 10,000 feet to the ground. Engadget noted, that a resident of a small town found...
netflix
Netflix has changed the way people view content online. Now it seems like it has been working on creating 6K content. It was recently reported that the latest season of House of Cards was filmed in full 6K, which delivers 9 times as many pixels as normal HD. Many companies are now attempting to jump into the internet television, from Amazon to HBO to CBS. This increases pressure onto...
snapchat
For those wanting to know what the new Snapchat emoji symbols mean, there is several different things that they repersent and these emojis have replaced the ‘Best Friends’ feature with Friend Emojis smilies. This new feature was updated to Snapchat today and you don't need to update Snapchat to see these emoji symbols. Snapchat used the Snap Channel of the Discover section on...
During the Bitcoin boom last year, Google Ventures backed a startup called Buttercoin from the T-Combinator incubation program. But now it seems that the US-based Bitcoin trading platform Buttercoin is shutting down its service on April 10, due to a lack of investor interest. Buttercoin raised a total of $1.6 million from investors, from Google Ventures, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian, Floodgate, Initialized Capital, Rothenberg Ventures...
macbook
Apple recently released a new MacBook at Apple’s media event. The new MacBook is priced at $1,299 to start, with a faster processor and 512 GB SSD for $1,599. It will be available in gold, silver, and grey. This new MacBook is Apple’s thinnest and lightest form factor ever. It comes with a 12-inch Retina Display. This new MacBook...
Apple-Watch
There has been a report from the Financial Times that Apple is inviting more developers to test their apps on Apple Watch hardware. Apple has reportedly accelerated the program in recent weeks in order to give even more developers in more places time to test their apps on the watch. Last week was the first time that Apple has opened the door for...
apple
LG Display has said that Apple has announced an 8K iMac, which Apple has not actually released yet. Apple released an iMac with 5K Retina display late last year, but has said nothing publicly about any plans for an iMac with an 8K display. However, in detailing plans for 8K displays, LG said that such a device was coming later this...