Apple Sends Out Invites for March Media Event

Apple on Thursday sent out invites to select members of the media for an unspecified event to be held on March 9, 2015. The press conference will be held in San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. The invitation reads: "Spring forward".

Apple Watch Invitation

Apple is expected to announce more details about the Apple Watch, which it unveiled during its September iPhone keynote. There are still a lot of unanswered questions about Apple's wearable device, such as pricing and battery life. Some have speculated that the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition could cost upwards of $5,000.

Reliance Games Announces Real Steel Champions Coming to Mobile Devices in March

The developers behind Ultimate Robot Fighting have teamed up with DreamWorks to release Real Steel Champions based on the movie franchise starring Hugh Jackman. The new title is part of a series of games with over 50 million users worldwide.

Real Steel Champions

Real Steel Champions will be the first game in the series that allows players to build their own robots and train them to battle in 10 new arenas. Players will be able to to design their own robot using various parts including heads, torsos, legs and arms from fan favorites such as Atom, Zeus, Noisy Boy, Midas and Metro. The game will also feature a Tournament mode, boss battles, 30 challenges, a Free Sparing mode and more.

Pebble Time Smartwatch Begins Shipping in May

Pebble Technology has announced its latest smartwatch, the Pebble Time. Besides featuring a new color e-paper display, the upgraded device will include a microphone for responding to notifications. Pebble Time will be fully compatible with over 6,500 existing Pebble apps and watchfaces.

Pebble Time announce 1

The Pebble connects via Bluetooth to the iPhone 4s or later, and is also compatible with Android smartphones. The project was launched on Kickstarter today, and has amassed over $7 million in just 12 hours. Much like earlier incarnations of Pebble, the Pebble Time will be water resistant and feature long battery life.

Apple World Travel Adapter Kit Gets New Plug and Pricing

Apple has updated the World Travel Adapter Kit, changing the contents of the package and the price. Those traveling to Brazil will find a newly included AC adapter plug, making it possible to connect to Type N electrical outlets. This brings the total number of plugs in the kit to seven.

apple adapter kit

The price of the adapter kit on the Apple Store has dropped $10, reducing the cost of the new kit to $29. One reason for the lower price may be that Apple has stopped shipping a USB cable and power adapter in the box.

Siri Learns Russian, iOS 8.2 Beta Jailbroken and More

Apple on Monday released the second beta of iOS 8.3 to developers. The second version features several new languages for Siri including "Russian, Danish, Dutch, Portuguese, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, and English for India," according to 9to5Mac. This is the first time that Siri has learned any new languages since iOS 6.0 was released in 2012.

iOS 8.3 Beta 2

Developers have also discovered that iOS 8.3 includes a new Wireless CarPlay feature, a more diverse Emoji picker, support for Apple Pay in China and that Siri's speech has been tweaked.

iOS 8.3 beta 3 is now available as OTA update from the Developer Center.


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