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Apple Watch: Australian Review

The next big thing from Apple turns out to be very small, very comfortable and a very smart way of making an iPhone way cooler to use.


Why I Bought The Apple Watch Even Though It Makes No Damn Sense

Even though I know better and am fully aware of the very real technological limitations and have read all the tepid reviews on the stupid thing and know that first generation Apple products aren’t worth the trouble and like most humans, enjoy having a bigger number than a smaller number in my bank account, I still bought an Apple Watch. Here’s why.


Security Researcher: It's 'Trivial To Bypass Security Tools On Macs'

At one time, Mac owners could sit smugly in the knowledge that their computer was far safer than a Windows machine. But the rise of Apple brought the rise of hacker interest — and now a researcher claims that it’s “trivial for any attacker to bypass the security tools on Macs”.


The Coolest Apple Watch Feature Is Silent, Invisible And 65 Years Old

On the first day of Apple Watch pre-orders, I put on a $17,000 wristputer and tried to figure out what was so special about it.


30 Years Of Apple's Guided Tours, From Awkward To Amazing

The Apple Watch starts hitting wrists today with one of the most incredibly enormous user guides ever produced for an Apple product: 23 topics, almost 100 pages, not even including the 10 videos produced to teach people how to use this thing. Apple started creating “guided tours” for its new products back in 1984 — here are some highlights from over the years.


All The Ridiculous Adjectives Jony Ive Used To Describe The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch reviews are beginning to pour in. All those ratings, specs and comparisons are way too much noise to pay attention to. A more serene, peaceful way of absorbing the essence of Apple Watch is by listening to every adjective the illustrious Jony Ive has used to describe the device.


Here's The Official Apple Watch User Guide

The first time you strap on an Apple Watch, it’s hard to tell what it can do. When do you use the touchscreen, and when the digital crown wheel? When, exactly, does Force Touch actually do something? The answers are here: Apple just published a full, searchable User Guide.


Watch Tim Cook Dancing To Happy For Earth Day

On Earth Day — which was yesterday, in case you missed it — there’s a lot be happy about. Enough to encourage Tim Cook on to the dance floor, in fact. Joined by Eddie Cue and Phil Schiller, the Apple CEO danced to Happy — played live by Pharrell, naturally. This is Apple HQ after all. The result is really quite sweet. [Stephen Murphy via Verge]


Apple Is To Tech As Star Wars Is To Movies. Just Think About It.

We’re right in the middle of simultaneous Apple and Star Wars product orgies, and it’s suddenly become clear to me why Apple and Star Wars are pretty much the same brand, only in different industries.


Apple Watch Sport Scratch Test: What Does It Take To Destroy This Screen?

It’s Apple Watch day on Friday. Those who have put down payments on new wrist-computers from Apple eagerly await their deliveries, but none of them are quite sure just how durable the screen is. Here’s a test that shows just what it takes to destroy the screen on the Apple Watch.