Launch day iPhone 7 Plus, jet black iPhone 7 allotment sold out, Apple says — Less than six days after iPhone 7 preorders went live, Apple on Wednesday confirmed the initial allotment of 5.5-inch iPhone 7 Plus models have sold out globally, meaning fans looking to nab one at a brick-and-mortar retail outlet without a reservation on launch day are out of luck. The full statement indicates jet black 4.7-inch iPhone 7 versions are completely sold out as well. [Yeah, who wouldn’t want the shiny deep black one? Beats pink I mean rose gold any day, right?]
Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster estimates iPhone 7 opening weekend sales were at over 14 million, a huge new record. Lots of iPhone 7 cases are already available for preorder in New Zealand, from Under Armor Gear, NVS, Skech, Moshi, Catalyst, Native Union, Twelve South and Sonix. Macworld has looked at some.
Adoption of Apple’s iOS 10 already at 15% in early tracking data — Just 24 hours after launch, adoption of iOS 10 is sitting at 14.86% of Apple mobile devices, according to tracking data published on Wednesday.
Inside iOS 10: Photos Memories will generate slideshow movies automatically — The revamped Photos app in iOS 10 app includes a new Memories tab, which not only groups photos into events automatically but creates customisable slideshow movies for them. And Apple Maps will remember where you parked your car.
iRig HD 2 lets you connect guitar, 3.5mm headphone to Apple’s iPhone via Lightning — IK Multimedia on Thursday announced its next-generation iRig HD 2 digital guitar interface, featuring Lightning connectivity that will allow users to simultaneously connect both a guitar amp and 3.5-millimeter headphone to the new iPhone 7. [It doesn’t need a 3.5mm jack and gives you pure digital audio – smart!]