In this week’s top stories: The latest iOS 10, watchOS, and tvOS beta releases, Apple Watch Nike+ goes on sale Oct. 28 and we go hands-on, Ben shows you how to get bokeh in photos taken with older iPhones, and much more.
We kick things off with Apple’s release of iOS 10.1 beta 3 with portrait camera mode for iPhone 7 Plus alongside the third tvOS 10.0.1 and watchOS 3.1 betas.
Zac goes hands-on with the new Apple Watch Nike+ ahead of its release now scheduled for October 28, and we get word that Apple held talks with Foxconn startup Sonder regarding its dynamic keyboard tech.
Ben teaches you how to get bokeh in photos on older iPhones similar to Apple’s new Portrait mode for iPhone 7 Plus. And Jeff shows you a helpful low light filter you can enable on your iPhone right now in this week’s top video.
iPhone 7 |
- Apple releases iOS 10.1 beta 3 with Portrait camera for iPhone 7 Plus, third tvOS 10.0.1 beta
- Review: Belkin’s Lightning adapter lets you charge iPhone 7 & listen at the same time
- How to get bokeh in photos taken with older iPhones (in very limited circumstances)
- PSA: Careful out there, Best Buy is charging $50 to $100 over full MSRP for the iPhone 7
- There’s one thing you won’t find in Apple’s newly-redesigned store: a security tether
- Apple recently fixed some Siri flaws, says it focuses on enhancing common queries
Apple Watch |
- Hands-on: Apple Watch Nike+ special features in action ahead of October 28 release [Video]
- Nike+ special edition of the Apple Watch Series 2 going on sale on October 28
- Review: Nomad Horween Leather iPhone 7 Plus Case + Apple Watch Strap
- New study claims Apple Watch is the most accurate wrist wearable for fitness tracking
- Apple in talks with Foxconn startup Sonder for its dynamic keyboard tech
- Review: You probably shouldn’t buy this awesome MacBook Pro MagSafe 2/ 5-port USB Charger
- Opinion: Apple may or may not buy Sonder, but dynamic hardware keyboards are the future
- Review: Float Shelf is an aluminum-matching iMac stand for decluttering your desk
App Store |
- Evidence emerges refuting Dash developer’s claim fraudulent account was not his
- Channels 2.0: the best Apple TV app for cord-cutters gets even better
- Pokémon Go update offers catch bonuses, making it easier to catch rarer creatures
- Facebook Workplace officially launches on the web and iOS, set to compete head-on with Slack
This week’s top videos |
- It’s not dark mode, but you can enable a helpful low light filter on your iPhone right now
- Friday 5: Focus peaking on the iPhone w/ Mavis & four other unique apps
- Apple shares new Apple Music ad highlighting iOS 10 design changes, Beats 1
- Review: CalDigit’s ‘Tuff’ USB-C portable hard drive for on-the-go MacBook owners
- Review: Raumfeld’s Stereo Cubes produce amazing stereo sound, but familiar weaknesses
Happy Hour Podcast 089|
This week Zac and Benjamin discuss the Apple Watch Series 2 and Activity app, Dash App Store drama, the macOS multi display experience, and much more.