Apple World Today News Update: May 1, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: May 1, 2018

It's May, time to start keeping an eye out for severe weather, mow your lawn, and get ready for summer coming next month. Today's stories:

  • The Apple Watch is credited with saving another life...but this time it wasn't the owner's heart that was having problems

  • Olloclip has released the Connect X Lens System for the iPhone X

  • The Lumos Smart Bike Helmet gets additional HealthKit and Apple Watch integration, and is available in Apple retail stores

  • The third betas of the latest versions of iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS are now available to developers

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AWT News Update: September 28, 2017

AWT News Update: September 28, 2017

Cash, lenses, force restarts, flash memory and missing Sierra installers. That's what we've got for you today. Come and get it!

  • Apple Pay Cash may or may not be coming in late October
  • Olloclip says that its iPhone 7 / 7 Plus lens kits and cases work perfectly with the new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
  • Have an iPhone 8 or 8 Plus? The way that you can restart the device has changed compared to previous iPhones. We tell you how...
  • Toshiba's flash chip business has apparently been sold and Apple's part of the consortium that bought it. Only problem? The consortium members can't agree on anything
  • Want to re-install macOS Sierra? Good luck finding an installer
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olloclip announces three new lens sets for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

olloclip announces three new lens sets for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

olloclip has announced its newly designed mobile photography lens sets for the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus:  the Core, Active and Macro Pro lens sets. The updated designs feature new multi-element optics, the new Connect interchangeable lens system and an innovative hinged lens base keeping the lens flush with the camera for improved optical performance while allowing compatibility with most screen protectors.  

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Olloclip Studio adds protection and photo/video accessories to newer iPhones

Olloclip Studio adds protection and photo/video accessories to newer iPhones

Olloclip started a photographic revolution when it came out with interchangeable lenses that clipped onto an iPhone. The company is still at the forefront of clip-on lens kits for iPhones and its latest product -- Olloclip Studio (US$89.99) -- is designed to take iPhone photography one step further by providing photographers with a way to use tripods and other accessories alongside their Olloclip lenses. Olloclip Studio is available for iPhone 6/6s/6 Plus/6s Plus.

 

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olloclip taps Kickstarter for olloclip Studio

olloclip taps Kickstarter for olloclip Studio

Four years ago, olloclip sought Kickstarter support for its first accessory lenses for iPhone. That product, and successive iterations of olloclips for various iPhones and other smartphones, have been highly successful. Now the company is going back to its roots, tapping Kickstarter backers for an entirely new product called olloclip Studio

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Olloclip announces new Ollocase for iPhone 6/6 Plus

Olloclip announces new Ollocase for iPhone 6/6 Plus

I'll be the first to admit that I don't use my Olloclip iPhone lens kits as much as I could. There's a reason for that -- I hate having to take my slim-line case off of my iPhone 6 Plus just to be able to shoot an ultra wide-angle, telephoto or macro photo with one of the lenses. That's about to change, since Olloclip has announced the new Ollocase for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus (US$29.95).

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Hands-on with the Olloclip Telephoto + CPL Lens for iPhone 6/6 Plus

Hands-on with the Olloclip Telephoto + CPL Lens for iPhone 6/6 Plus

Back in the days when I was writing for "another website", I did a review of Olloclip's 4-in-1 lens for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ($79.99). Now while I love the fact that I can take ultra-wide angle, fisheye, and macro photos with my iPhone 6 Plus, I'm more of a fan of telephoto lenses. Well, it didn't take long for Olloclip to come out with the answer to my wishes with its new Telephoto + CPL (circular polarizing lens) for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ($99.99). 

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