If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on the Swype keyboard for iOS, but you’ve been turned off by the $0.99 price tag, now the time to grab it. Apple has named the third-party keyboard its iOS App of the Week. (Which means it’s free!)
Apple has added the ability to upload images to its iCloud.com beta site for developers. The public site allows users to view, download, and delete their iCloud Photo Library images, but doesn’t currently allow uploading of photos to the library.
Apple announced on Thursday that it is putting measures into place to block apps containing the “WireLurker” malware. The malware transmits itself from an infected Mac to iOS devices via a USB cable, thereby infecting the iOS device. Apple is preventing the infected applications from launching.
Microsoft has announced the release of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps for the iPhone. Microsoft previously offered an “Office Mobile” app for the iPhone that integrated all three apps into one app. Today’s releases replace that app as Microsoft’s Office for iPhone solution.
Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have published a research paper detailing how a new malware strain is infecting both Mac computers and iOS devices. “WireLurker” targets users in China.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today released a report looking at three dozen messaging services, ranking them on seven “Security best practices.” The group found Apple’s iMessage and FaceTime products as the best among “mass-market options,” although it failed to offer “complete protection against sophisticated, targeted forms of surveillance.”
Have you been itching to try out Gmail’s electronic mail solution, Inbox, but haven’t been able to get your hands on an invite? Well, today is your lucky day!
Racially diverse emoji should find their way to your device sometime in 2015. The Unicode Consortium has released a technical report (via Emojipedia) detailing a new method for handling the representation of multi-ethnic groups in emoji.
Microsoft and Dropbox have announced they’ll be partnering to bring Dropbox support to Microsoft’s mobile and web Office suites.
Amazon has made their $99-per-year Amazon Prime service just a little more valuable, as they’ve added unlimited cloud photo storage to Prime memberships. Photos will be stored uncompressed, in their full resolution, via an iOS app.
Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are reportedly still competing for the rights to produce Apple’s next-generation A9 chip. A primary supplier is expected to be named by the year’s end.
Apple on Monday released the first betas of OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 and iOS 8.1.1 to developers. The OS X Yosemite beta comes almost three weeks after the public release of Yosemite, while the iOS 8.1.1 seed comes two weeks after the release of iOS 8.1 to the public.
I don’t know about you, but it irritates me just a bit whenever I connect my iOS device to my Mac and iPhoto pops up. Here’s how to prevent that.
iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite have both been released, and that means now is the time for developers to learn Swift, Apple’s great new development language!
Shortly following an early reveal via the iOS and Mac App Stores, Microsoft has officially revealed its $199 Microsoft Band fitness wearable. The company revealed the device to Re/code, and said the device goes on sale Thursday in Microsoft’s online and retail stores.
After five and a half weeks of availability, Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system is now on 52% of all active iOS devices. Those numbers come from Apple’s own App Store support page for developers.