Microsoft launch a podcast series to convince you of their future relevance

Microsoft has always been very good at creating the future that will be popularised by other companies, being too early to smartphones, tablets, smart watches and probably mixed reality. Despite slowly becoming IBM, Microsoft is not quite ready to go quietly into the night and has launched a podcast series explaining how their technology will […] Read More: Microsoft launch a podcast series to convince you of their future relevance SOURCE: MSPoweruser - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple donating a portion of proceeds from Pride Edition Apple Watch band sales to LGBTQ advocacy groups

Earlier this month Apple started selling a special edition version of its Woven Nylon Apple Watch band called Pride Edition. Featuring colors of the rainbow, the Pride Edition Woven Nylon band is very similar to the limited edition rainbow Apple Watch band gifted to employees who participated in last year’s San Francisco Pride parade. Since making the Pride Edition Woven Nylon band available for anyone to purchase, Apple has updated its store page to say that a portion of sales from the [Read Entire Story]

Apple Pay loyalty card support coming to Quiznos, Smashburger, and more restaurants

Apple Pay lets you make purchases in stores with your iPhone or Apple Watch with security and convenience, and select retailers like Walgreens also support Apple Pay-based reward cards. Soon even more loyalty cards will be supported through Apple Pay in Apple’s Wallet app thanks to Punchh’s Restaurant Marketing Cloud. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Google Glass on the comeback? The wearable gets its first update in three years

In 2014 we were on the verge of a hardware revolution! Wearables were the hot new thing and everyone was convinced that this new technology would completely change how we lived our lives. Then we actually got to play with them and interest fizzled. People are still wearing smartwatches, but all of those sweet headsets […] SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear S3 could soon gain a Spotify offline mode

Users have been able to use Spotify on their Gear S3 and Gears S2 smartwatch ever since last year. Now Samsung has accidentally revealed a possible update that’s coming to the Gear S3 smartwatch – Spotify offline playback support. Which means you’ll be able to download songs from Spotify for later listening. The Korea tech […] SOURCE: AndroidGuys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch gets (relatively) affordable on Amazon, starting at $310

This may well be your last chance to get the original Casio WSD-F10 rugged smartwatch, and it's probably the first that involves a decent discount. The post Casio WSD-F10 Smart Outdoor Watch gets (relatively) affordable on Amazon, starting at $310 appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Confirms Sales of Apple Watch Pride Edition Band Will Support LGBTQ Groups

Apple began publicly selling its Pride Edition Woven Nylon band for Apple Watch during WWDC week earlier in June, one year after it handed out a similar band to its employees at Pride events in San Francisco. During its first few weeks up on Apple.com, the company made no mention as to whether any portion of the profits made off of the band would go towards LGBTQ organizations, but a new change made to the band's webpage has confirmed that Apple will be helping out such advocacy groups with [Read Entire Story]

Apple Watch’s Toy Story Face Goes Live in watchOS 4 Beta 2 With Numerous Characters and Animations

During Apple's WWDC keynote this year the company debuted new features coming in watchOS 4, some of which include fresh watch faces for Apple Watch. Following in the footsteps of the animated Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse faces, watchOS 4 is gaining new Disney characters for Apple Watch wearers in the form of Jessie, Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and more from Toy Story. The Toy Story characters weren't available in the first developer beta of watchOS 4, but with yesterday's launch of beta 2 for [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear VR could recognize a wearer someday, patent says

Biometrics may soon go beyond the iris scanning, fingerprint reading, and facial recognition as the Samsung Gear VR is believed to be upgraded with headset recognition. The idea is from a recent patent that was filed, showing some details that the virtual reality headset could recognize who is wearing it. There’s not much information when […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Daily Deals: Toshiba 49-inch 4K Ultra HDTV w/ Chromecast $350, Rocketfish 4-Port HDMI Switch $25, more

In today’s Daily Deals, Best Buy is offering the Toshiba 49-inch 4K Ultra HDTV with Chromecast Built-in for $349.99 shipped. That’s $100 off the regular price and the lowest we’ve seen since September. This 4K TV has built-in Chromecast and Smart TV apps like Netflix, YouTube, etc. It also has one USB and three HDMI inputs. Rated 4.4/5 stars by Best Buy shoppers. More new deals for today: Rocketfish 4-Port HDMI Switch $25 (Reg. $50) | Best Buy JAM Plus Portable Bluetooth Speaker [Read Entire Story]

The best Apple Watch docks and stands from just $7

Apple includes a charging puck with every Apple Watch that it ships these days. The problem is, some watch bands, such as links or loops, can make it difficult to charge. Adding a dock or stand to your setup is a great way to not only display your Apple Watch, but also keep it safely charging throughout the night. Some even charge your iPhone, too! We’ve rounded up our favorite options below, ranging in price from $7 to $100. Hit the jump to find one that’s right for your needs. [Read Entire Story]

9to5Toys Last Call: Apple Watch Bands $6, Bose SoundTrue II Headphones $79, Goat Simulator MMO for iOS $2, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. more… SOURCE: 9to5Mac - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Dexcom CEO talks ‘game changer’ diabetes management coming to Apple Watch

With the upcoming watchOS 4 update for Apple Watch slated to bring new features for diabetes management devices, we took some time to speak with Dexcom’s CEO Kevin Sayer this week about what it means for users. When Apple revealed watchOS 4 at its Worldwide Developers Conference this month, it featured Dexcom, makers of the G5 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) popular among iPhone users, on stage as an example of an Apple Watch app that will benefit from new features in the release. Sayer shared [Read Entire Story]

iOS 11 vs iOS 10: What’s New in iOS 11

iOS 11 vs iOS 10: What’s New in iOS 11 is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. See what’s new in iOS 11 with our deep dive into the new iOS 11 features that matter the most and how the iOS 11 vs iOS 10 comparison shapes up now that Apple showed off a new look and new options for your iPhone and iPad. Where possible we will compare iOS 11 to iOS 10 so you know what is changing when you upgrade. This is especially important if you want to make sure Apple isn’t downgrading a [Read Entire Story]

Can Apple’s New Pay Cash Service Compete With PayPal Venmo App?

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman doesn’t believe Apple’s new Apple Pay Cash is versatile enough to meet the needs of multi-operating systems like PayPal Venmo app can. Apple will introduce its new Pay Cash service this fall in the United States when the software update iOS 11 starts in September. The new service is designed to transfer money from person-to-person on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch. This way Apple users can use their devices to send cash back and forth via mobile phones using the [Read Entire Story]

Samsung Gear VR with Controller scores $30 discount on Amazon, older versions also on sale

Your latest-gen Samsung Gear VR with Controller package costs $99.99 after a 30 bucks markdown on Amazon right now, US warranty included. The post Samsung Gear VR with Controller scores $30 discount on Amazon, older versions also on sale appeared first on Pocketnow. SOURCE: Pocketnow - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

NASA plans probe of mysterious ice giants in the outer Solar System

Uranus hasn't had a visitor since 1986 and Neptune's been neglected since 1989, but NASA has begun to outline its plans to return to the ice giant planets on the fringes of our Solar System. In preparation, the agency conducted a study to determine the scientific focus of these potential missions, the kinds of instruments needed and the logistics of how the spacecraft would get there... Continue Reading NASA plans probe of mysterious ice giants in the outer Solar System Category: [Read Entire Story]

New Samsung Gear VR Rumored To Have 2000ppi Pixel Density

Samsung are apparently working on a new version of their Samsung Gear VR and it looks like the device will have a much higher resolution display than the current model. According to a recent report, the new Samsung Gear VR will have a pixel density of 2000 ppi, the device will apparently come with an […] (Read More ...) (C) Copyright 2007-2016 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden without our written permission. SOURCE: Geeky Gadgets - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Apple Seeds Second Beta of New watchOS 4 Operating System to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 4 update to developers, a little over two weeks after its introduction at the 2017 Worldwide Developers Conference. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the watchOS 4 beta can be downloaded through the dedicated Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> Software update. To install the update, the Apple Watch must have 50 percent battery, it must be placed on the [Read Entire Story]

Spotify app for Samsung Gear S3 receives offline playback mode

You may probably be enjoying a lot of new features on your Android Wear 2.0-powered smartwatch but Samsung Gear S3 users are also getting similar features. The Gear S2 and Gear S3 received Samsung Pay support, three new functional watchfaces, LTE connectivity, plus more apps. Samsung has collaborated with other brands like Under Armour and […] SOURCE: Android Community - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Milanese Loop Stainless Steel Apple Watch bands from $6 Prime shipped

Amazon is offering the Penom 42mm Stainless Steel Apple Watch Band with Magnetic Clasp in Space Black for $8.99 when promo code BS3ZEGIO is applied at checkout. That’s good for over $10 off the regular price and it’s the best currently available. Rated 4.4/5 stars by 138 Amazon shoppers. more… . SOURCE: 9to5Toys - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]