Subdued reaction to Apple iPhone SE launch

Twitter was underwhelmed by Apple’s launch event. There wasn’t the usual hoopla from Apple’s cheer leaders. Nor were there as many gushing, excited editorials as we’ve become used to.

In part this is because the four-inch iPhone SE is not aimed at Apple fanatics.…

Apple’s iPhone has always been more than just a phone. From the outset it has also been a pocket computer. The same is true for many Android and Windows phones [1].

While iPhones can’t do everything PCs do, they do the important things.…

Apple is working with publishers to add a new and fast-loading news app to iOS.

The app, called Apple News, will show up on iPhone and iPad home pages when iOS 9 arrives later this year.

Apple News pulls in news feeds from different publishers.…

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Tempting new phones arrive every month. Phone makers upgrade their main models once a year. You could almost set your watch by Apple’s annual iPhone launch event. Samsung and other popular brands run to a similar schedule.

Phone makers expect you to hang on to a device for two years even if they refresh their model lines every year.…