Apple’s online store is down ahead of the company’s „Gather Round“ media event today at Steve Jobs Theater, at its Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, California. The keynote begins at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
The iconic „we’ll be back“ message on Apple’s website often foreshadows the launch of new products. At today’s event, rumors suggest Apple will be introducing a trio of new iPhone models, Apple Watch Series 4 models, and new AirPods, along with detailing availability of its AirPower wireless charging mat.
MacRumors recapped what to expect at Apple’s event in detail last week, with headline new [...]
Our sister site TouchArcade this week went hands-on with the just-announced iOS game „Reigns: Game of Thrones.“ For those unaware, „Reigns“ is a series of games created by Devolver Digital that tasks players with making important monarchical decisions using a simple left swipe and right swipe mechanic.
The first two games in the series [Direct Links: Reigns and Reigns: Her Majesty] focused on generic characters in medieval and renaissance eras. Now the developer has partnered with HBO to meld the „Reigns“ gameplay mechanics with characters, events, and locations from „Game of Thrones“ and George R.R. Martin’s „A [...]
In a new interview today with The Los Angeles Times, Beats 1 host Zane Lowe discussed a few topics related to Apple Music’s daily streaming radio show, including the company’s rivals. Without directly referencing Spotify, Lowe explained the need for competition among streaming music platforms.
“This is a controversial statement: I don’t ever want us to be the only streaming service on the block,” Lowe says. “There is no league with one team. Sometimes you win, sometimes you don’t. But you’re still in the game. Not to sound too holistic but I’m glad I’m in the game.”
Still, when Spotify was brought up during the [...]
Next week, Valve is launching a „Steam Link“ app for iOS and tvOS, allowing users in the Apple ecosystem to play Steam games streamed from a host Mac/PC (using either a 5GHz network or a wired Ethernet connection) onto an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. In advance of the app’s launch, our sister site TouchArcade got the chance to go hands-on with Steam Link and came away entirely impressed by the quality of gaming that can come out of Valve’s app.
TouchArcade reports that Steam Link works so well that it „feels like there’s some kind of actual wizardry powering it all,“ and once it’s set up (a „simple“ process) the app [...]