New Website for Apple Watch app demos and previews

WatchAware is a new Web-Site offering actual demos of new Apple Watch Apps as well as news , reviews and posts on all things to Watch



Welcome to WatchAware!

As the team who created AppAdvice we’ve been intensely aware about All Things Apple since the first introduction of the iPhone apps in 2008. In September 2014 Apple unveiled what promises to be the next huge shift in mobile computing with their wearable, Apple Watch.


Weapons Of Mass Distinction or How Apple dropped the Big One on Google


Googles Graveyard, just some of the apps , products and services Google has shuttered Google+ is now on life support. 

Google Businesses Killed


Hi Tech Buddies

Well another week and yet another announcement from Google about shutting down another previously touted service or product.

It seems Google has given up on its stated Dream to challenge Facebook with its Google+ application.

Link here for a well written Slate piece on the dearly departed.

Google’s failed effort to topple Facebook as a social media sight, and former scapegoat for other shuttered services an effort we were told that Larry Page was absolutely committed to and devoting all of Googles resources to. Once again people begin asking whats up with Google?

Why do they constanly cancel all these products and services ,  sometimes after committing fantastic advertising budgets to them, jumping out of airplanes and shifting employee’s lives around? Is Google just indifferent to the efforts of their developers,  indifferent to its loyal users who devote hours and hours of time and in some cases financial investment to these platforms, products and services only to be abandoned time and time again. Is Google as a company mindless, misguided, poorly managed? Do they not have a business plan?

I thought the answer to all these questions was obvious but I still see articles by tech journalist reportedly surprised when Google kills a product or Service. Whats up with them? Why are they all wasting talk and pencil lead pontificating about about Google’s “Noble” ambitions and strategy, is it just click bait or do they really not get it.

First lets say this one more time. Continue reading “Weapons Of Mass Distinction or How Apple dropped the Big One on Google” »

Apple Invites you to “Spring Ahead” Live Streaming Event Set Your Alarms!!

Apple Watch Event

On March 9th @ 10am PDT Apple will hold an World Wide Event introducing the Apple Watch to theWorld ! This will be a live streaming Event viewable on Apple Tv or direct from Apples Website. We hope to learn pricing and configurations as well as features not previously announced.

Will Apple Car be responsible for putting that Dent in the Universe !

Greetings Tech Buddies

Many of you have commented on the possibility of Apple producing an Automobile , the rumor mill has been buzzing and I have to admit that the thought of Apple producing an Electric Car is exciting.

It is true that Apple has a Team of about 200 people working on a project focusing on automobile technology. It contains many professionals from other auto industry companies including Tesla. So if you believe that Where there is smoke there is fire this is a curious fact. It may well be that all these mechanical personnel may be working on Apple’s Car Play initiative but that seems unlikely. The size of the group and the budget dedicated to it is not consistent with with the needs of Car Play. Continue reading “Will Apple Car be responsible for putting that Dent in the Universe !” »

Welcome The Apple Watch !

apple watch

Things you can do with the Apple Watch:

Track fitness and health using several baked-in, wrist-facing sensors
Get iPhone notifications. (iPhone is required for this watch)
Control your AppleTV and iTunes
Talk to other Apple Watches
Pick up your heart rate using LEDs and sensors
Pay for goods with your watch at numerous nationwide stores
Trigger actions or dictate messages via Siri
Change watch faces
Run a variety of functions, like maps for turn-by-turn navigation or a communicator tool that lets you connect directly with friends’ Apple watches
Display your favorite photos
Tweet from your wrist
See airline flight information
Unlock a hotel room door by waving the device (Starwood)
Run widget-like customizable bits of info showing things like calendar data and music info
Get notification vibrations using a so-called “taptic engine”

Apple and IBM partnering, Karma ? Will Apple and Microsoft’s relationship come full circle?

I love when current events have links to past events and coincide with history it’s like putting together a karmic puzzle. With the recent announcement that IBM and Apple will be collaborating on bringing IOS to IBM’s enterprise clients we have a great example of how Karma works.


This partnership should not surprise anyone , IBM’s relationship with Microsoft was not a pleasant experience while their business dealings with Apple have always been very professional. If you have been following technology as closely as I have for the last thirty years you probably remember that Microsoft originally grew by developing software at the behest of Apple Computer.

Microsoft started by developing Word Processors and Spreadsheets for the Macintosh Platform (see the 1983 video of Apple Sales Conference presentation in which Bill Gates and others play suitors to Apple’s Macintosh business. Continue reading “Apple and IBM partnering, Karma ? Will Apple and Microsoft’s relationship come full circle?” »

Steve Jobs unveils “One More Thing ” @ the 2014 WWDC, finally able to RIP

On Monday June 2nd,  Steve Jobs of Apple Inc. unveiled what will most likely become his Greatest Product to date.  Although passing away almost three years ago , Steve was able to unveil

“One More Thing”

steve & tim

Tim Cook’s Apple 

Like many of the products unveiled by Steve in his history at Apple Computer as well as Pixar and now Apple Inc. they are not so much a revolution as an evolution. Apple’s secret sauce has always been the ability commoditize technology and place it into the hands of the public as a useful tool for change. Steve once talked of producing a personal computer as friendly to use “for the rest of us” as a household appliance. In 1977 there were a handful of personal computers before the Apple 1 , and once again in 1984 (working as a pirate within his own company) he saw the need to replace the design with a more user-friendly UI the result became the Macintosh which today we call the iMac. This formula could be applied to software as well as hardware as in spreadsheets, desktop publishing, MacWrite, MP3 players, iTunes, Mobile Phones, iPad, iBook Author, iTunes U etc. all required a dash of Apple’s special sauce to make those product categories relevant and groundbreaking. Continue reading “Steve Jobs unveils “One More Thing ” @ the 2014 WWDC, finally able to RIP” »

Having a hard time trying to figure out the Apple Beats purchase ? , link to a good take on the deal, special thx to Michael Vakulenko for a great job!

To understand Beats you need to understand Lady Gaga


Here’s an idea for Apple to move Apple TV forward

20131116-181520.jpg< ! While Apple tries to navigate the television and movie business industry, here is an idea that may acts as a Trojan horse. Apple should let PBS develop an app for the Apple TV.

This move would allow Apple to avoid dealing in all the network muck , provide a quality viewing experience , provide a proof of concept for other channels , attract a new demographic and serve the public good by raising hard to find revenue for public television.

Unlike other channels PBS is a station that is required by the FCC to be carried on their systems so cable companies can not threaten to pull them off air. For that matter Apple should also let Cspan be carried as well.

I would be someone who would pay say $5.50 a month to subscribe to a live feed of Public TV.

Is it time for the AppleTV SDK , The logo for WWDC may give a hint ?


Update 6/10/2013 2pm EST
Update 2 Wait I may have spoken to quickly
Check out What Kyle reveals
click and read

A Great New Keyboard/Case from Belkin

Belkin Keyboard Case


I rarely comment on third-party hardware but this product is an evolution in design and functionality

Check out the video on Belkin’s Page

Click here to view this product

The Job’s Yacht Docked in West Palm Beach, Florida

Steve Jobs Yacht Docked in West Palm Beach Florida

Steve Jobs Yacht Docked in West Palm Beach Florida

Steve’s Jobs yacht has been dock at Rybovich Marina in West Palm Beach for a couple of weeks but recent activity suggest that it is being prepped for a cruise.
This is the best shot I could get before being chased away by security


Is Apple Poised to Change the World Again ?

What will be the Apple’s NeXt Big Thing. Can Apple pull off the most important product introduction of maybe all time? I believe so and here is why!

3D printing technology is at the same point that the personal computer was when the Steve’s were beginning to produce the Apple 2. That little packaging of computing power unleashed a wave of industrial growth not seen since the utilization of the Assembly line at the beginning of The Industrial Revolution. The technology for 3D printing has reached a cost factor approaching a pro consumer level. Like the laser printer introduced by Apple in 1984 the 3D printer would benefit from Apple’s unique ability to simplify and commoditized the product. Apple also uniquely processes the ability to build the subsystems for unifying, developing and distributing software.
Macintosh Pro Computer line (trucks) would find a new life as a leader in industrial design and production.

for a good idea of the possibilities read this from Seeking Alpha<

Update 12/3/2015

Maybe Apple is Listening 

Check this new patent filing

John Lennon 32 Years today



JFK 49 Years Today

Apple’s New Spaceship Campus

Plans as of November 2012

View detailed Plans here

More Beatles on iTunes !! Magical Mystery Tour a Fair Deal for Both Apples

Magical Mystery Tour

Looks like the iTunes deal on all things Beatles continues, it was once thought that Apple had negotiated a one year deal , it looks as if that deal is for a longer period. Also note that Apple Inc. has gained the Apple Corp. Apple Logo which like all the Beatles media shares the rights with the Beatles empire , The best for both Apples,

 Kudos to Steve for working that deal.

Apple’s New Line up (Part 2)

In September Apple introduced us to the new iPhone 5 as well as the new iPod Touch Line, on October 23rd Apple dropped the other shoe. With these two intros Apple has refreshed its entire line and added four totally new products, Below we have the latest from Apple , click on each image for more info.

Federal agency to switch to iPhone, drops BlackBerry & finds Android deficient !!

(Reuters) – The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) said it will end its contract with BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd in favor of Apple Inc’s iPhone, dealing a new blow to RIM just months before it launches a vital new device.

The Real Story here is that the government also evaluated Google’s Android OS and found it lacking 

It also said it analyzed Apple’s iOS-based devices and Google Inc’s Android operating system and concluded that, for the near term, Apple’s iPhone services offer the best technology for the agency because of Apple’s tight controls of the hardware platform and operating system.

The agency said the iPhone will be used by a “variety of agency personnel, including, but not limited to, Homeland Security Investigations, Enforcement and Removal Operations and Office of the Principal Legal Advisor employees.


Samsung Dumping Apple? Really!

Strange report coming out of The Korean Times on Monday 10/22 reporting that Samsung will be terminating it’s 15 Billion a year contract with Apple Inc. to supply the electronics giant with LCD screens.

Hmm , me thinks Samsung is trying to save face here, Apple has been methodically moving all its valuable business away from Samsung, a company who has shown disrespect for its largest clients best interests. tv



Update 10/22/2012 – A spokesperson for Samsung has denied this report.