The upcoming release of Apple’s mobile OS gets an improved lock screen, facial, object, and scene recognition photo search, clean new UIs for Music and News, effects, handwriting, and secret messages, a Home control app, and much more. Drops this fall. Public Beta in July.
Matt’s Macintosh dusted off a 20-year-old Apple QuickTake 200 digital camera to see if they could extract its images and upload them to Instagram. It wasn’t exactly straightforward, but in the end, they managed to figure out a way to do it. Check out the grainy result here.
Apple packs the features of its top of the line tablet into a standard size iPad, with an A9X CPU, Apple Pencil support, 4-speaker audio, and the added bonus of 4K video recording, a 12mp iSight camera and a wide color gamut display that dynamically adapts to ambient light.
As technically awesome as the iPad Pro’s Pencil accessory is, Apple’s quest for minimalism omitted anything to store the $99 stylus in. 68º’s handmade wooden pencil case provides a cozy home for the Pencil, one spare nib, and its charging adapter. (Thanks Stephanie!)
Head on over to The Awesomer Shop now for a chance to win a 64GB Apple TV, valued at $199. The latest generation of Apple’s set-top box supports numerous streaming services, can play games and apps, and offers a new touch-based remote with Siri support. (Ends 12/30/15)
Satechi’s compact USB Type-C Hub has three USB 3.0 Type-A ports, an SD card slot and a microSD card slot. Its size has some trade offs though. You can’t charge the new MacBook while this is plugged in, and it doesn’t supply enough power for tablets or external drives.