Apple has announced a special shopping event, called „Lose Your Wallet,“ to be held in San Francisco next weekend, on June 23-25, with a collection of discounts for Apple Pay users. In Hayes Valley and the Marina anyone who has Apple Pay set up on their iPhone or Apple Watch will be able to take advantage of the exclusive discounts and offers at a variety of merchants (via Apple Insider).
Some of the Hayes Valley merchants with exclusive Apple Pay offers running next weekend include Aether (get a free gift card), Smitten Ice Cream (take 25 percent off your order), Blue Bottle Coffee (take 15 percent off your order), Sugar ($5 martinis and beers), Double [...]
Ahead of the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference, set to kick off on Monday, June 5, Apple has updated its official WWDC app for the event, introducing several new features and a revamped look.
According to Apple’s release notes, the updated app features curated video playlists centered on featured themes, interactive venue and street maps, and a new Venue tab that provides information about the conference site in San Jose, California. For the first time in many years, WWDC will take place at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose rather than the Moscone Center in San Francisco. There are also stickers for Messages featuring classic Apple icons.
Apple today shared a new Earth Day 2017 video on its YouTube channel, which comes more than a month after Earth Day took place.
The video, which follows the theme of the previous Earth Day spots Apple released, focuses on Liam, Apple’s recycling robot that strips iPhones down to their component parts.
The ad was created by Apple environment lead Lisa Jackson and her team to mark Apple’s attendance at Sustainable Brands 2017, a Detroit conference for business leaders committed to brand value creation through sustainability.
Sarah Chandler, Apple’s Director of Operations and Environmental Initiatives, was in Detroit to speak at the event, [...]
Microsoft today unveiled an all-new „Surface Laptop,“ a student- and teacher-focused Windows 10 S, new features for Minecraft: Education Edition, a new Surface Arc Mouse, and more at an education-focused event in New York. The hardware reveal of the Surface Laptop marks the first major computer launch for the company since last year’s debut of the Surface Book and Surface Studio, the former of which saw huge sales numbers thanks to churn from the „disappointment“ of the 2016 MacBook Pro with Touch Bar, according to Microsoft.
When compared to the Surface Book’s unique reversible hinge, the just-announced Surface Laptop is more [...]