iOS 9 will reportedly support Force Touch in the ‘iPhone 6S’, changes coming to iMessage, keyboard and Apple Pay

iOS 9 will reportedly support Force Touch in the ‘iPhone 6S’, changes coming to iMessage, keyboard and Apple Pay

The next iPhone, which is already being called the “iPhone 6S,” will herald the launch of not only new hardware, but also the public launch of the next iteration of iOS, believed to be iOS 9. It could also mean the introduction of Force Touch on the iPhone, too.

Stream Anything to Your Monitor with the AirServer Mirroring Receiver [Deals Hub]

Stream Anything to Your Monitor with the AirServer Mirroring Receiver [Deals Hub]

With how easy it is to access content just about anywhere, we wind up viewing things on the small screen of our phones on a regular basis. But you can blow that image up to the size it should be with the AirServer Mirroring Receiver. Get it on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Apple patent details ‘Fusion Keyboard’ with touch-sensitive mechanical keys

Apple patent details ‘Fusion Keyboard’ with touch-sensitive mechanical keys

For anyone that has ever thought their keyboard is too far away from the trackpad or mouse, or even for the person who might think it would be cool if their trackpad and keyboard were one-in-the-same, Apple might be working on something to appease them.

IllLookLater: Jailbreak tweak prevents apps from waking your iPhone’s screen when you receive notifications

IllLookLater: Jailbreak tweak prevents apps from waking your iPhone’s screen when you receive notifications

Sometimes, it gets quite annoying when your iPhone’s screen wakes up every time you receive a notification. If you’d still like to get notified of new notifications while preventing your iPhone screen from waking up, you should check out a new jailbreak tweak known as IllLookLater.

What does Chief Design Officer really mean for Jony Ive and Apple

What does Chief Design Officer really mean for Jony Ive and Apple

Jony Ive’s new role as Chief Design Officer at Apple gives him the opportunity to oversee a broader range of design projects, which, in theory, means he’ll play a bigger part in shaping the image of Apple and its products. But some believe the position isn’t all that it seems.

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to iOS later this year

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to iOS later this year

Microsoft today confirmed that it will be bringing its digital assistant — Cortana — to iOS and Android devices later this year.

This $100 DIY kit lets you gold plate your own Apple Watch at home

This $100 DIY kit lets you gold plate your own Apple Watch at home

Very few Apple fans can afford to spend $10,000+ on an Apple Watch Edition, but they doesn’t mean they can’t have a gold Apple Watch. Thanks to this do-it-yourself kit, you can gold-plate the stainless steel model in your own home for just $100.

Rumor: iPhone 6s to use smaller backlighting chips for slimmer, lighter design

Rumor: iPhone 6s to use smaller backlighting chips for slimmer, lighter design

Apple will use smaller LED backlighting chips in the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to allow for slimmer, lighter designs, according to a new report. The chips are said to be around 2mm thinner than those currently used in the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Jony Ive promoted to Chief Design Officer

Jony Ive promoted to Chief Design Officer

Jony Ive, the leading entity for design at Apple, has served as the Senior Vice President of Design for several years. That will change soon, though.

I switched back to the MacBook Air from the 12-inch MacBook

I switched back to the MacBook Air from the 12-inch MacBook

I’ve gone back and forth between wanting a MacBook Pro and wanting a MacBook Air. The similarities between the 13-inch in both models are pretty great, and even if the Air is positioned as the ultraportable of the two, the MacBook Pro is still plenty portable in its own right. But I’ve always ended up with the MacBook Air more often than not. A few brief stints here and there with the Pro, but, just like right now, the Air is where I usually end up.