More countries get Apple Watch from June 26th — Apple Watch will be available in seven more countries on June 26th, making for 16 countries where you can get—with a little wait—Apple’s brand new smartwatch. You’ll be able to start buying Apple Watch in stores on the 26th, too.
But not New Zealand, I’m sorry to report: Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, and Taiwan …
iOS 9 doesn’t need revolutionary features to transform our screens — Every 12 months or so, Apple has unleashed a whole new batch of features and enhancements that have given each iOS version an identity of its own, not unlike the jungle cats and California landmarks attached to OS X releases. But much like it did with OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard a few years back, iOS 9 is shaping up to be more of a maintenance release than a marketing one.
Apple, Samsung tied for highest smartphone customer satisfaction, iPhone falls behind Galaxy Note — When it comes to smartphones, Apple and Samsung are in a neck-and-neck race for the overall customer satisfaction crown, though the South Korean giant has leapt ahead of Apple and the iPhone with its jumbo-sized Galaxy Note series.
iPhone laser dongle makes measuring a snap — At Computex 2015 in Taipei this week, a local manufacturer showed off a laser pointer for the Apple phone that can precisely measure short distances.
Google announces Street View iOS app, plans to merge Views into Maps — Google has announced plans to launch a new app, Street View, which will let anyone submit a photo sphere to Maps, including ones captured via compatible 360-degree cameras.
App Camp for Girls’ Indiegogo Campaign — Girls deserve just as much a shot at learning to code as boys, and App Camp for Girls aims to make that happen. Head on over to App Camp’s Indiegogo page and do what you can to help the program hit its US$100,000 goal so more girls can learn to code.