Apple TV Gets CNN Channel

By on March 26th, 2015

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s addition of Tastemade, Young Hollywood and TED, Apple has today added another new channel to its Apple TV lineup in the form of CNNGo. More details can be found right after the break.

Facebook has become something of an inseparable part of our lives, one which many of us take for granted, and somewhere in our journey through this social networking mammoth, which includes status updates, photos, posts to and from friends and family, etc. we forget what we leave behind. The social media giant has just launched the ‘On This Day’ feature which will give you a chance to look back into the past. More information to follow right after the jump.

Facebook has long been expanding its Messenger service to better compete with the numerous clients crowding the instant-messaging market, and despite the acquisition of WhatsApp, the advancement of Facebook Messenger is undeterred. Today, the Menlo Park firm has made a huge statement of its dedication to improving the Facebook Messenger app by introducing third-party add-ons, allowing developers to create apps that will supplement and improve the experience of using Messenger as a whole. Full details below.

Apple Watch, as most of you will know by now, is set for release on April 24th, but Apple will begin stocking retail stores with demo units two weeks in advance of that date. The idea is to help consumers familiarize themselves with what is a brand-new product category, and while you don’t need an appointment to check it out before it goes on general sale, it is something that Apple recommends doing to ensure a decent amount of unhindered, one-on-one time with the device. Before now, it was suspected that appointment bookings would begin prior to April 10th, when the try-on service starts, but now, as per a report, it seems that anybody looking to reserve a 15-minute slot will only be able to do so from the 10th.

2015 MacBook Air supports 4K resolution external display monitors at 60Hz. More details on this can be found right here.

If you ever found yourself in need of a no-nonsense network scanning utility for iOS, then look no further than this app, a network scanner that has got you covered from detailed discovery to analysis, right on your iPhone or iPad. Head over the jump for more information on the app.

HTC has already revealed its flagship for the year in the form of the One M9, but with rumors suggesting that an even more powerful edition could be ready to hit the Asian market, the Taiwanese company has just sent out invitations to a “More Than One” media event to be held in Beijing in April.

As soon as the Apple Watch was announced last September, everyone started trying to guess which one they were going to order. We say guess, because until prices were announced, there was little to go on when making an informed buying decision. Now that we know exactlty what every watch and every band will cost when they go up for pre-order on April 10th, the decision of which to buy comes down to color and material preference.

TinyUmbrella update now lets you save iOS 8.1.2 SHSH blobs without Apple signing the firmware on A7 and A8 devices, such as the iPad Air, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6, 6 Plus and the iPhone 5s. More details and download link can be found right here.

Oppo, like most smartphone vendors, is looking for new and interesting ways to entice consumers, and is currently at the forefront of an emerging trend of Chinese manufacturers to deliver near bezel-free, edge-to-edge displays on handsets, like the Sharp AQUOS Crystal. Its upcoming device, which has been leaked via numerous channels throughout China, appears as though it has bits missing either side of the display, and while it’s an interesting concept, one has to wonder whether the cool-looking gadget would make any practical sense.

No jailbreak required to work! MovieBox app download for iOS 8.2 is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. More details can be found right here.

Along with the new Retina display, and a more compact design for the new 12-inch MacBook, Apple also announced a new ‘Force Touch’ trackpad, which can also be found on the latest 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. Ten One Design has just updated its Inklet plugin for the ‘Force Touch’ supported MacBooks, letting you use the notebooks’ trackpad as a pressure sensitive drawing tablet. More information to follow, right after the jump.

Xiaomi has just launched an affordable smart TV powered by Android. At $320, the TV boasts a 40-inch screen, with which Xiaomi’s onslaught of affordable technology for the world continues. Head over the jump for further information on the TV.

Does the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge bend? This video bend test reveals it all. More details and video can be found right here.

Apple has just added three new channels to Apple TV in the U.S., including TED, Tastemade, and Young Hollywood. Head over the jump for more information on this new development.

Steve Jobs, Apple’s co-founder and former CEO, played an integral role in helping the company to push the boundaries of innovation, and despite succumbing to pancreatic cancer back in 2011, his work and general ethos remains a prominent part of the Cupertino outfit. The new “Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader” book may have only just released, but it’s already topping numerous charts ranging from Amazon to Apple’s own iBooks, and the audiobook, for those who’d prefer to have the text dictated to them, can be had completely free of charge. Here, we show you how to get your free audiobook, and also, where to grab the ebook.

Download of iOS 8.3 beta 4 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices is now available. Apple has also seeded the second public beta of the iOS 8.3 to users enrolled in the Beta Seed Program as well. More details can be found right after the break.

In a bewildering reaction to a young girl’s iPhone being taken away by her mother, the daughter conveniently came to the conclusion that it was time to lay her to rest, by poisoning her. Read on for further information on this truly baffling episode of an act of vengeance.

Modern technology is great when it’s making our smartphones smaller and our tablets faster, but where it truly comes into its own is when it empowers people. The world of prosthetics is exactly the kind of area where technology can, and indeed does make true, life-changing leaps.

A new iOS widget brings easy phone number dialing and iMessage composing to Notifcation Center, but be quick, because you never know how long it will last.

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