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WatchKit is Apple’s notification backbone for Watch

WatchKit is Apple’s notification backbone for Watch

What is WatchKit? Apple Watch notifications, of course! WatchKit, like all of Apple’s “kits”, it’s for Developers, but is also pretty robust, and could mean big things for Apple’s small wearable. Apple even noted some Starwoods hotels would let you enter your room, just by waving your Watch at the door!

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This is the Apple Watch

This is the Apple Watch

Long rumored, highly anticipated, and wildly rumored — the Apple Watch is here. Today, Apple made official their first device meant to be worn. Not only their first wearable, Apple is taking smartwatches to a whole new level. Here’s what you can expect, and what it really is.

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Apple Pay arrives to kill your wallet

Apple Pay arrives to kill your wallet

Apple is out to kill the wallet, and Apple Pay is the way it plans to do it. "Our vision is to replace this [traditional system]," CEO Tim Cook said, "and we're going to start by focusing on payment." The system turns the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus into a mobile payments terminal, using Touch ID for authentication.

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Apple’s official iPhone cases and colors

Apple’s official iPhone cases and colors

The iPhone 6 and the larger iPhone 6 Plus will come with a slew of official cases, adding to the already-established awesomeness that is both new smartphones. Among other things, Apple has rolled out the red carpet for some new silicon cases and leather cases, appealing to both the colorful and the classy amongst us.

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iOS 8; extensibility, Touch ID incoming

iOS 8; extensibility, Touch ID incoming

All the talk of iPhones — we almost lost sight of iOS 8! The new mobile OS for Apple devices is likely nearly complete, and Apple breezed through a quick talk on what it will be about. Though not a lot can be gleaned this late in the game, we’ve got more official word on what iOS 8 is.

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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pricing and release dates official

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus pricing and release dates official

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been priced this morning with the iPhone 6 - the smaller - replacing the iPhone 5s. The iPhone 6 will be available for $199 for a 16GB edition with a 2-year contract, $299 for a 64GB edition, and $399 for a 128GB edition. Remember that these are not off-contract prices - we’ll get those later.

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