All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [May 18 – May 22]

All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [May 18 – May 22]

Each week, a new round of apps and app updates land in the iOS App Store. This week is no exception with the debut of Carbo – Handwriting in the Digital Age and a major update to Splice – Video Editor and Photo Slideshow Maker. These titles are only a sampling of what is available. Read on for our weekly picks of the best new apps and app updates that you shouldn’t miss.

‘Losing the Signal’ highlights how the iPhone permanently affected BlackBerry’s future

‘Losing the Signal’ highlights how the iPhone permanently affected BlackBerry’s future

Way back when, BlackBerry was the house to rule all smartphones. Nokia had a stake in that claim, too, but for many BlackBerry was the dominant force to be reckoned with.

Apple begins shipping gold Watch Edition units to some buyers

Apple begins shipping gold Watch Edition units to some buyers

On April 10, Apple opened up pre-orders for the Apple Watch, in all of its variants. Now, for those who ordered the Watch Edition variant, shipping has begun.

Daily App Deals: 20 excellent iOS apps that are discounted or free today (May 22)

Daily App Deals: 20 excellent iOS apps that are discounted or free today (May 22)

We have some great apps for you today that are discounted for a short duration in the App Store, including Action Climbing, Carmageddon and others. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can.

Several iPhone and Mac models becoming ‘obsolete’ in June and losing repair support

Several iPhone and Mac models becoming ‘obsolete’ in June and losing repair support

For many Mac and iPhone models, June will be a noteworthy month, especially for the owners that might want to keep an eye on their Apple repair support status.

iOS 9, Mac OS X 10.11 will bring ‘big focus on quality’, smaller apps, legacy iPhone/iPad support and more

iOS 9, Mac OS X 10.11 will bring ‘big focus on quality’, smaller apps, legacy iPhone/iPad support and more

iOS 9 is more than likely going to be unveiled at this year’s Worldwide Developers Conference in June, and details about the next iteration of Apple’s mobile operating system continue to find their way to the surface.

Get the Active Wrap Wireless Headphones for a Wire-free Music Experience [Deals Hub]

Get the Active Wrap Wireless Headphones for a Wire-free Music Experience [Deals Hub]

We love that we can take music with us anyway, stream it from our favorite devices, and listen to it all day long. But when it comes to running or working out, the cord of the headphones can get in the way. Instead of allowing them to dangle in front of you all day, achieve comfort with the Active Wrap Headphones, on sale now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Here’s what you can do with the Apple Watch without an iPhone

Here’s what you can do with the Apple Watch without an iPhone

The Apple Watch relies on the iPhone for a majority of its functions, but there are a handful of activities that the Watch can perform if you are away from your iPhone for a short time. Read on to find out what you can do with the Watch if you find yourself temporarily out and about without your iPhone.

Apple’s TV streaming service could be delayed because it wants to include local TV stations

Apple’s TV streaming service could be delayed because it wants to include local TV stations
A report from Recode claims that Apple wants to offer live channels from local broadcast stations in the United States for its upcoming TV service.

iPhone 5c stops a bullet, saves owner’s life

iPhone 5c stops a bullet, saves owner’s life

iPhones have taken bullet shots, absorbed the force of a bomb exploding to prevent key arteries from severing, and more to save the life of their owners. This time around, an iPhone 5c took the severe brunt of a gunshot that has saved the life of its 25-year old owner in Widnes, Cheshire.