This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: A Ridiculous Recap Of WWDC

gadgets150612 Apple just announced brand new operating systems across all of its devices, from Macs to smartphones and tablets to the Apple Watch. Oh, and let’s not forget Apple Music. Darrell, unfortunately, was busy actually attending the rest of WWDC at the time we recorded this podcast. And I’m going to be honest with you guys, this is a rough podcast. But have fun with us as we… Read More

Apple Stops Ignoring Women’s Health With iOS 9 HealthKit Update, Now Featuring Period Tracking

womansmartphonesocial Apple will at last address a glaring oversight with regard to its Health application and its usefulness to women: in iOS 9, the app will support the ability for women to track their reproductive health. Yes, finally: Apple is making period tracking a built-in feature for the iPhone. Announced briefly at yesterday’s WWDC event in San Francisco, Apple’s SVP of Software… Read More

Apple’s WWDC Keynote In 90 Seconds

apple-wwdc-20150133 Apple had a lot to announce at its Worldwide Developer Conference this morning, and it was easy to miss big news as it happened during the two-hour-plus keynote. We’ve summed it up right here, with links to our coverage if you want to know more. Off the bat, Apple announced Mac OS X El Capitan. While it doesn’t come with a visual overhaul like last year’s Yosemite update,… Read More

Apple News Versus Reused

 Apple broke quite a lot of ground today at its yearly developer conference. The company, the most valuable in the world, announced new operating system builds for PCs and mobile devices and made its Swift programming language open source. Read More

The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Apple Music

applemusic-vs-everybody2 Spotify killer? Or Ping 2.0? Apple today finally announced its move into on-demand music streaming with the unveiling of Apple Music. Now the question is whether Apple Music will be a hit with the public, bringing legions of new users to streaming and stealing from competitors. Or whether it will be another Apple app we stuff in a folder and forget about. Here’s a comparison between… Read More

Apple Launches Beats1, A 24/7 Worldwide Radio Station

apple-wwdc-20150350 Apple’s Jimmy Iovine announced Beats1, the first ever live worldwide 24-hour radio station would be coming to Apple Music at WWDC15 today.
“Trent Reznor called me up. He says ‘I got it. Let’s create the world’s first 24/7 radio station.” Iovine said onstage of the origins for the new global radio station. He continued explaining what it was in that raspy… Read More

Apple Streaming Music Service Launches June 30th At $9.99 A Month, $14.99 Family Plan

apple-wwdc-20150348 One of Apple’s biggest announcements at this year’s WWDC event was its brand new streaming music service. The offering has long been rumored, but Apple made it official this morning, setting the stage for the biggest player in digital music sales to also become the biggest player in online streaming music. Apple Music will eventually hit Android, too. The Apple Music offering… Read More

iTunes App Store Passes 1.5M Apps, 100B Downloads, $30B Paid To Developers

app store apps Apple didn’t kick off this year’s Worldwide Developer Conference with updated stats about the app store — but it didn’t leave them out completely. More than one hour into the presentation, the company revealed that there are now 1.5 million apps in the App Store, putting it past the number of Android apps in Google Play. Apple also said that it’s passed the 100… Read More