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iOS 8 Shows Evidence of Barometric Sensors in iPhone 6

Posted on 18/06/2014 by Chris Hauk

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A report today says Apple may include a barometric pressure sensor to their upcoming iPhone 6 handset. A barometer is used to measure atmospheric pressure, which can be used to indicate current and future weather patterns, as well as altitude data.

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Apple Pushes iOS 8 Beta 2 Out to Developers

Posted on 17/06/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released beta 2 of iOS to developers. The new beta release comes just over two weeks after the initial beta release of the new mobile operating system at WWDC 2014. The notes for the release only mention bug fixes and improvements as changes in the new beta.

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Review: Lightning Rabbit Fabric Wound Charging/Sync Cables

Posted on 17/06/2014 by Chris Hauk

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While most of us use the cables that come with our iOS devices, we will eventually need to replace them because of loss, frayed connections, or from a teething pet chewing through the cable. Do we simply head to the Apple Store and buy another official Lightning cable, or do we go for something different?

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Bitcoin Wallet Apps Begin to Once More Appear Following App Store Policy Change

Posted on 16/06/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple had a slight change of heart earlier this month, and updated its App Store review guidelines to allow the use of “approved” virtual currencies in apps. Coindesk reports that Coin Pocket has launched in the App Store, becoming the first iOS app to allow users to send and receive the Bitcoin virtual currency.

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Amazon’s Kindle App Adds Audible Audio Book Capabilities

Posted on 10/06/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Amazon has released version 4.3 of its Kindle app for iOS, adding the capability to listen to Audible versions of Kindle books you own. Amazon says there are more than 45,000 Kindle/Audible book titles that are eligible for the new feature.

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