Hold off on buying Apple hardware until after Sept 9, 2015

If you’re considering and iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV, hold off until Apple unveils the new versions of them in what looks like will be their special event in early September.

Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell BuzzFeed News the company intends to hold a special event the week of Sept. 7, with Wednesday the 9th being the most likely date. Sept. 9 is the same day on which Apple held this event last year.

Source: Apple’s Fall iPhone Event To Be Held Sept. 9 – BuzzFeed News

Send that Google Map location to your iphone

Google Maps iPhone users can rejoice.  Next time you’re at your desk and you find that restaurant on Google maps, just send it to your iPhone, jump in your car, and let the sexy voice nav lady take over.

The latest version of Google Maps, now in the App Store, lets you send any place you search for with Google Maps on your desktop browser right to an iPhone or iPad. Your phone receives it as a notifcation, and once you tap on it, the mobile app will automatically take you to that spot.

Source: Google Maps now lets you send places from desktop to your iPhone | The Verge

Using your  Apple Watch while driving could get you a ticket.

Better check local laws that dictate how you can use electronic devices while driving.

Macesin was hit with a $120 fine for violating the Quebec Highway Safety Code, which states “no person may, while driving a road vehicle, use a hand-held device that includes a telephone function.”

Source: Man ticketed for using Apple Watch while driving | New and Used Car Reviews, Research & Automotive-Industry News & LeftLaneNews

Crash an iPHone with just a text message

From the just-to-weird-to-be-true-department:

A new bug has been discovered in the Messages app, allowing a string of characters sent to a person via iMessage or SMS to crash an iPhone and cause the Messages app to crash after being opened.

Source: New iOS Bug Crashing iPhones Simply by Receiving a Text Message [Includes Fix] – Mac Rumors

What’s rumored for the iPhone 6s

Looks like we’ve got changes being floated around including a faster processor, inductive charging (look ma, no cable!), sapphire screen (shatter/scratch resistant), and a better camera.

These *are* rumors so keep that in mind.

Source: Apple iPhone 6S Release Date, News, Price and Specs – CNET

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