Apple has teamed up with Volvo to unveil its latest venture: CarPlay. With CarPlay you can integrate your iPhone 5, 5C and 5S with the vehicle’s existing infotainment system, allowing you to access all your favorite apps right from the the dashboard of your car. You can text, make calls, use maps, play music and much more with the system. The best part is that it will function just like your other Apple devices.
Apple has hit 30 years of innovation when it comes to Mac and computers, and to show you a little background they released this video. The MacBook I’m writing this with is definitely a lot different than the old school Macintosh I used in computer class in 5th grade. It’s crazy to see how fast, and how far they’ve progressed.
Taking some cues from the Nike+ FuelBand, Todd Ham designed this amazing iWatch concept. No one really knows what the upcoming iWatch from Apple will look like, but I definitely think this would be solid route to go. Check out all the details on the concept here.
Apple has some big plans for their new headquarters that they plan to have built by 2016. Right now these are just renderings, but it gives you a pretty good idea of what they’re going for. It’s almost like they’re building their own little secluded society, which is kind of cool.
Apple continues to make headlines with this new iPad Air “Pencil” commercial featuring Bryan Cranston. Unfortunately there is no meth cooking or murder. The iPad looks cool though.
Along with the new iPad Air, Apple unveiled the new MacBook Pro this week. The latest and greatest MacBook Pro features Apple’s revolutionary Retina Display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 on the 13″ model and 2880 x 1800 on the 15″. The new MacBooks also offers faster processors, longer battery life, and improved graphics. Both MacBook Pros are already available for purchase with the 13″ starting at $1,299 and the 15″ starting at $1,999. For a full breakdown of all the new features head over to the Apple website.
Apple officially unveiled the latest version its iPad today – the iPad Air. The iPad Air is 20 percent thinner at 7.5mm thick and 28 percent lighter weighing just 1 pound. They were able to reduce the weight and thickness of the Air without reducing the screen size which is still a 9.7-inch Retina Display with 2048×1536 resolution. Other notable features include a 64-bit A7 processor and M7 co-processor, which Apple claims is 8 times faster than the old iPad processor. It also comes with a 5-megapixel iSight camera, front-facing FaceTime HD camera, and 10 hours of battery life.
In case you were wondering how tough the new iPhone 5c is, you need to check out this video. It makes it through a couple of the tests, but surprisingly does not stand up to the .50 cal. Crazy, right?
The results may leave you feeling surprised… and perhaps a bit silly for upgrading to the 5s from the 5.