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  • Podcast: Two Blokes Talking Tech #302 Live from WWDC

    Trevor and Stephen record this episode live from the Apple Podcasts studio in San Jose California on the day of the Worldwide Developers Conference Keynote – the blokes talk through a range of announcements from Apple, including the new HomePod speaker, iOS updates, updated Macs and Macbooks and the...
  • Apple introduces the HomePod, their smart speaker

    Announced at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Jose today, Apple announced an entirely new product to the line-up. Designed to live in the home, an intelligent speaker which not only plays music but has a built-in, hands-free Siri voice assistant. Named the HomePod, this product is coming...
  • The best new features coming to iPhones in iOS 11

    The team at Apple had a lot of ground to cover at WWDC 2017 when talking about the next version of the iOS operating System. 86% of all iPhones are running the most recent operating system, so these changes will come to your phone later this year when you...
  • 10-year-old Aussie app developer meets Tim Cook at WWDC San Jose

    What were you doing when you were 10 years old?  Meet Yuma Soerianto, this little fella from Melbourne won a Scholarship from Apple to attend the annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose. His application was a bit difficult, because it requires the applicant to use Apple’s “Swift Playground”...
  • WWDC 2017: What to expect from Apple’s next big event

    Every year at this time the tech world’s focus once again shifts to Cupertino as Apple holds its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), this year – it’s being held closer to Apple HQ than it has in many years – in San Jose.  I’ve arrived in town, and it’s time...
  • Apple developer earnings hit $70 Billion

    Earlier this year Apple released some spectacular numbers for the App Store, and it seems those numbers are continuing to grow with Apple today announcing developer earnings had passed $70 billion. In January the number was $60 billion earned since 2008, with $10 billion of that earned in 2016...
  • Today at Apple in Australia

    It would be fair to say that when Apple opened their first physical store in Australia it was a big deal. It operates unlike any store and has customer service better than most. Apple has does offer training and education in their stores but today Apple is making big...
  • Switching from iPhone to Android: Would a $328 Oppo A57 be ok?

    Poor Rob, no, don’t feel sorry for him – he’s getting free mobile phones to test out.  Our reader Rob – who wondered just how easy it would be to switch from iPhone to Android was set the challenge here at EFTM. After a month with the Samsung Galaxy...
  • HSBC Launches Apple Pay for Australian customers

    Global bank HSBC today announced Apple Pay for their Visa and Mastercard credit card customers. While it’s not a first for HSBC – the bank offers Apple Pay to customers in a range of other markets, it’s an extension of the service to Australia where they join a large...
  • Apple turns May into education month at Apple Stores

    One of the most popular retail and service brands on the planet has announced a new range of educational programs in their retail stores – Apple, with 495 stores will launch all new programs to educate users in their stores. This is not the first educational programs Apple have...
  • LEAKED: Is this the next iPhone?

    Days before Samsung’s 2017 flagship phone hit the stores, and months before any likely formal announcement from Apple, the speculation about the “next iPhone” has been intense already. Tonight a new image has been leaked which not only looks solid but has been leaked to a pretty reliable source...
  • Switching from iPhone to Android: Widgets are a winner – Day 15

    When we set reader Rob the challenge of switching from iPhone to Android we knew the challenge wouldn’t be easy. His first impressions were good, but didn’t show signs it would last quite frankly.  So how is he getting on after two weeks? Day 15 So It’s been two...
  • Apple approved to test Self-Driving cars in California

    News this Easter weekend that confirms in part something that has long been rumoured – Apple is indeed working in some way on Vehicle technology as the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) adds Apple Inc to the list of companies to which it has issued Autonomous Vehicle Testing Permits. By...
  • ACCC takes Apple to court over customer repair experiences

    Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commissions has launched proceedings in the Federal Court against Apple regarding potentially “false, misleading or deceptive representations” about consumers’s rights under the Australian Consumer Law. We’ve all hear the stories, turns out a few people didn’t just complain to mates, they called the ACCC. Initially,...
  • Apple stocks soar ahead of 10th Anniversary iPhone: Company now more valuable than ever

    In the days and weeks following Steve Jobs tragic death in October 2011 many were quick to ask the question “Can Apple Survive without Steve Jobs”, and plenty thought it would not. Today, Apple is reaching all new highs in its share value making it more valuable than ever before....
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