Apple Releases iOS 9.1, OS X 10.11.1 to the Public, tvOS GM

Apple Releases iOS 9.1, OS X 10.11.1 to the Public, tvOS GM

Today, Apple finally released iOS 9.1 to the public, along with Mac OS X 10.11.1 El Capitan. The new updates generally bring support for Unicode 8, which is a whole bunch of new emoji, mainly the middle finger emoji that we’re all looking forward to. Personally, I find the public release to be a bit of a surprise this early, mainly because the iOS 9.1 release should coincide with the release of the iPad Pro,…

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Apple Releases tvOS Beta 3

Apple Releases tvOS Beta 3

Yesterday, after Microsoft made their big bang hardware announcement, Apple was out refining their existing products, releasing a new tvOS beta and a new iOS 9.1 beta. Of course, if you’re not a developer and you didn’t win a lottery to buy the dev kit, this doesn’t matter to you, because you simply can’t run it. tvOS 9 does not support the third generation Apple TV, which hasn’t been supported since iOS 8.3. By the…

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Amazon Bans Chromecast and Apple TV from their Web Site

Amazon Bans Chromecast and Apple TV from their Web Site

This is really weird. Like, really weird. I almost want to say that in a couple days, we’re either going to find out that this was a hoax a joke or Amazon is going to go back on its word here. Apple TV and Chromecast are no longer allowed on Amazon.com. Well, as of October 29, they will no longer be sold.

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iFixit is Banned from iOS App Store, and they Deserved It

iFixit is Banned from iOS App Store, and they Deserved It

Long time followers of For the Love of Tech know that one of my favorite things to do is to read an article on the Internet and then write my own article about why it’s complete bullshit. This is one of those times. I was reading an article on Network World this morning about how iFixit got banned from the App Store. If you’re not familiar of why, it was because iFixit tore down their…

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Apple Releases Second tvOS Beta

Apple Releases Second tvOS Beta

Today, Apple seeded a new beta for their new tvOS. Funny, there was never a tvOS before, despite this being the fourth generation model. Former Apple TV betas were listed as simply Apple TV and could be found in the iOS section of the Apple developer web site. Now, it appears clear that Apple is no longer supporting the third generation Apple TV, despite the fact that it’s still the only one sold in stores….

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Apple Sends Out Invites for September 9 iPhone Event

Apple Sends Out Invites for September 9 iPhone Event

It’s official. Apple will announce the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus on September 9, which also happens to be my birthday. This is the second year in a row that Apple has announced the iPhone on September 9, which really makes me believe that Tim Cook is just doing this as a birthday present to me. Other than two new iPhones, there are a couple of things we’re expecting. For one thing, we can…

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Got Apple Music? Not on Apple TV?

Got Apple Music? Not on Apple TV?

By Rich W Woods Are you one of those people that likes to play your music through your TV? Sure, you could play Google Play Music through your Chromecast, Amazon Prime Music trough your Fire TV Stick, and you can even play your purchased music or listen to iTunes Radio through your Apple TV; however, you can not use the new Apple Music service. This raises a question that I’ve been asking for some time….

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iOS 9: Supported Devices Revealed and Release Date

iOS 9: Supported Devices Revealed and Release Date

By Rich W Woods Apple has announced WWDC for June 8. A lot is expected to happen at the keynote. This includes an Apple TV SDK, new Apple TV hardware, a new streaming music service, Mac OS X 10.11, and of course, iOS 9. Note that we might see other hardware as well, such as a sixth generation iPod Touch, 15″ MacBook Pro, and an 8K iMac. You can read all about WWDC possibilities here….

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Apple has Game of Thrones and The Beatles. What Does Microsoft Have?

Apple has Game of Thrones and The Beatles. What Does Microsoft Have?

By Rich W Woods I am going to let you in on a little secret. I’m a big Beatles fan and I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan. To be honest, I’m probably the only one that’s a fan of both. Oh, wait, no. I’m one of millions. Out of those millions, how many do you think buy their music digitally and cut the cord on cable? Well, still millions. I didn’t even have my…

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iOS 8.3 Now Available to the Unwashed Masses!

iOS 8.3 Now Available to the Unwashed Masses!

By Rich W Woods Not special enough to get invited to Apple’s “public” iOS beta program? No worries. You can now download an install iOS 8.3, along with the rest of the unwashed masses. iOS 8.3 has about two new features. Those include multi-cultural emojis and wireless CarPlay. Also, if you don’t feel like updating. keep in mind that anyone that tried to send you a multi-cultural emoji will not be able to. You’ll just…

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