December 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple to build new campus in Austin and add jobs across the USNew sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CaliforniaCupertino, California and Austin, Texas — Apple today announced a major expansion of its operations in Austin, including an investment of $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin. The company also announced plans to establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City and expand in cities across the United States including Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado over the next three years, with the potential for additional expansion elsewhere in the US over time….

December 6, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

ECG app and irregular heart rhythm notification available today on Apple WatchStarting today, the ECG app on Apple Watch Series 4 marks the first direct-to-consumer product that enables customers to take an electrocardiogram right from their wrist, capturing heart rhythm in a moment when they experience symptoms like a rapid or skipped heart beat and helping to provide critical data to physicians. The irregular rhythm notification feature on Apple Watch can now also occasionally check heart rhythms in the background and send a notification if an irregular heart rhythm that appears to be atrial fibrillation (AFib) is identified. Apple worked with…

December 4, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple presents the best of 2018The Apps, Games, Music, Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts and More That Shaped Entertainment and Culture Around the World This YearAs the year comes to a close there are so many unanswered questions: Who is Kiki, and does she love me? Should I start a podcast? Where is Donut County? Why didn’t Offred escape Gilead (again!)? Today, Apple reveals the Best of 2018, a global collection of top charts and selects from our editors across every category highlighting all of the amazing things to watch, read, listen to and play across apps, music, podcasts, books, TV…

November 29, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The HIV-positive caregivers working to end AIDS in AfricaDotty Nyambok is an HIV Counselor at the Embakasi Health Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. She is halfway through her list of patients when two girls walk into her tent. Helima, 18, is here because she suspects she’s contracted HIV from her boyfriend, and her friend Winny has come to support her. Dotty begins a familiar ritual: She unwraps a sterilized needle, pricks Helima’s finger and drops blood onto a test strip. Then she sets the timer. 15:00, 14:59, 14:58… While they wait, Dotty asks Helima what she thinks will happen if she…

November 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple launches app development program to support women entrepreneursNew Entrepreneur Camp Offers Immersive Technology Lab and More for Female App Developers who are Founders and EntrepreneursCupertino, California — Apple today announced the launch of the all-new Entrepreneur Camp, a first-of-its-kind initiative designed to create new opportunities for app-driven businesses owned or led by women through an intensive technology lab, specialized support and ongoing mentoring. To be eligible for the program, applying app-driven businesses must be female-founded, co-founded or led and have at least one woman on the development team — as well as a working app or prototype and desire to…

November 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple brings coding education to more students for Computer Science Education WeekFree Hour of Code Sessions Come to all Apple Store Locations Next WeekApple today unveiled new resources designed to bring coding education through the Everyone Can Code program to even more students around the world. Starting today, customers can register for thousands of free Hour of Code sessions, available at all Apple Store locations around the world from December 1 through 14. The company also introduced Swift Coding Club materials to help teach coding outside of the classroom with Swift, Apple’s easy-to-learn programming language used by professional developers to…

November 18, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple Champs-Élysées now open in ParisApple Champs-Élysées opened this afternoon in Paris, welcoming thousands of customers along the world-famous shopping street. Press ContactsNick Leahy,Apple, nleahy@apple.com, (408) 862-5012Abby Reisinger,Apple,areisinger@apple.com,(669) 227-3527Apple Media Helpline,media.help@apple.com,(408) 974-2042Powered by WPeMatico

November 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Shot on iPhone XR: Users share portraits, landscapes and more Photographers around the world are capturing stunning images with iPhone XR, the newest member of the iPhone family. iPhone XR features an Apple-designed, state-of-the-art camera system that enables Portrait mode from a single lens, offering a sophisticated bokeh effect. Portraits look great on the wide-angle lens, even in lower lighting conditions.iPhone XR’s edge-to-edge 6.1-inch Liquid Retina display makes for a great viewfinder, and Smart HDR brings better highlight and shadow detail across photos. With the longest battery life in an iPhone ever, iPhone XR will be ready to snap that…

November 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Final Cut Pro X introduces third-party workflow extensionsUpdate Brings Extensions from Frame.io, Shutterstock and CatDV, Plus Other Features Including Batch Sharing, Video Noise Reduction and Comparison ViewerThe latest update to Final Cut Pro X, available today on the Mac App Store, introduces workflow extensions that enable professional video editors to use third-party apps and services directly within the editing interface. Workflow extensions match the look of Final Cut Pro and integrate tightly into the app, allowing editors to drag media into Final Cut Pro libraries, sync playback between extensions and timeline, add clip markers and more. These extensions make it…

November 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Apple Champs-Élysées to open on famed Parisian avenue this SundayParis — Apple today announced its latest retail location, Apple Champs-Élysées, paying tribute to Paris’s rich history and creativity. Housed in a Haussmann-era apartment building, the inner courtyard has been transformed into Apple’s grandest Forum, dedicated to free Today at Apple sessions. Apple offers more than 18,000 Today at Apple sessions around the world every week, focused on creative passions like photography, music, coding and design. In the first week, Apple Champs-Élysées will host sessions with popular musicians, filmmakers, animators and more. “The energy in Paris is electric and it will…