Microsoft Updates Lumia, Surface Pro and Introduces Surface Book


It was a busy morning for Microsoft yesterday, as they announced several key hardware products at their press event. Here’s a quick recap from my point of view.


  • Now joining the Limited Edition Forza Motorsport 6 bundle is the upcoming Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Bundle with a downloadable copy of the game, a custom Spartan-themed metal case, matching custom metal controller, and 1 TB of storage. The listed release date is October 20, and it’s priced at $499.
  • Windows 10 will be coming to Xbox One “this holiday season”, nothing more specific yet.
  • A new high-performance Elite Gaming Controller coming in “October 2016” and priced at $199.99.

How to install watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch the right way


Apple started pushing out the long-awaited watchOS 2 update yesterday afternoon, with the anticipated and welcome addition of native watch apps, among many other enhancements. Here’s the best way to get watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch.

How to install watchOS 2 on your Apple Watch the right way | Cult of Mac

How to Upgrade to iOS 9


Now that iOS 9 is being pushed out to a device near you this afternoon, here’s a great article from MacWorld about how to upgrade as painlessly as possible. And some advice on how to downgrade as well, if it’s not working out for you. (Hint: you’ll have to plan for the ability to downgrade before you do the upgrade.)

How to upgrade to iOS 9 (and, if you need to, reinstall iOS 8)