iTunes for iOS and Mac OS Redesigned
Apple today announced a significant refresh of its iTunes software, both for iOS devices and on Apple's desktop machines. The iTunes app has a brand new user interface and, according to Apple, offers improved performance, the ability to preview tracks while browsing, improved search results, and social network sharing via Facebook and Twitter. The new iTunes store will be part of the iOS 6 upgrade, available to the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, and new iPad beginning September 19. iTunes for the desktop now includes iCloud and a design that mirrors the look and feel of the iPad's Music application. Apple is also refreshing the App Store and iBook Store apps on iOS devices so that they are similar in design and function to the new iTunes store. The iPhone 5 will ship with the new store apps preinstalled.
CarPlay Lets Drivers Access Their iPhone Via Siri
Apple today announced CarPlay, a bridge that will let drivers user their car's infotainment center to access and interact with their iPhone. In order to work, CarPlay must be installed by the car manufacturer and a separate app must be installed on the iPhone.
Apple Makes iOS8 Available to the Masses
Apple today released iOS8 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (5th gen). iOS8 offers a number of refinements to Apple's mobile operating system.
Apple Updates Pages, Keynote, and Numbers
Apple recently published updates to its core productivity applications for the iPhone and iPad. Pages, Apple's word processor, has a significant number of new features.
Verizon iPhone Users Gain Access to Isis via Cashwrap Case
Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of the Incipio Cashwrap case for owners of the iPhone. The Cashwrap case includes an NFC radio and compatibility with the Isis mobile payment service.
Ting Now Supports Apple iPhone 5
Ting, an MVNO that uses Sprint's network, is now allowing customers to bring their own iPhone 5 and activate it on Ting. The iPhone 5 must be a Sprint-compatible version.
Apple iPhone 4S
3.5" display 640 x 960 pixels
Apple A5 processor
0 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm)