Apple met with FDA officials prior to last week’s WWDC unveiling of iOS 8′s new Health app, and had discussed “mobile medical applications.” The two parties met multiple times, with the last meeting occurring in December 2013.
Swiss programmer Frederic Jacobs on Sunday tweeted that iOS 8 will randomize a device’s MAC address while scanning for available Wi-Fi networks, thus preventing marketers from tracking users.
While a number of new features for apps on both the iOS and OS X platforms were unveiled at Apple’s WWDC 2014 last week, one app noticeably received very little update love – Apple Maps.
One of the features in iOS 8 is the new built-in time lapse camera mode. The new feature will allow users to create some very cool effects using time-lapse photography. This video shows just how cool that effect will be.
Philips has tweeted an image showing off what the Philips Hue app for its iOS-controlled line of lights could look like once its integrated into iOS 8′s Notification Center.
If you saw the WWDC 2014 Keynote address, you know some great things are on the way with the debut of iOS 8 later this year. While some things will change, learning how to develop for iOS 7 now will give you a firm foundation to build on when it comes time to learn how to develop for iOS 8.
Apple’s new HealthKit platform, and the accompanying Health app in iOS 8 will not only store and share health data from third-party apps, HealthKit will also automatically connect to and control some Bluetooth accessories, allowing accessory manufacturers to skip developing a companion app for their product.
iOS 8 brings a new feature to Safari, the entry of credit card information via the iOS device’s built-in camera instead of manually entering it via the keyboard when shopping online.
Apple is improving CoreLocation features in iOS 8 by tapping into the iPhone’s M7 motion coprocessor to allow app developers to get precise indoor positioning data to provide accurate indoor mapping and navigation features.
Apple, in addition to asking developers to enable iOS 8 Family Sharing for their apps, has also shared more details with developers about how the Family Sharing plan will work.
A few days ago, at WWDC 2014, Apple took the opportunity to announce their new Family sharing feature that allows families to share iTunes and App Store purchases. Now, Apple has begun emailing developers to ask them to turn on the feature in their iTunes Connect developer portal.
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Flesky Gives a Peek at Its Keyboard Running on iOS 8 – Offers Preview of Keyboard to iOS 8 Beta Users
Third-party iOS keyboard developer Flesky announced today that the company already has its iOS keyboard running on iOS 8. The replacement keyboard should gain more widespread use in iOS 8, as the new mobile OS will support system wide implementation of third-party keyboards.
It’s a case of good news/bad news for Apple users. If your Mac is running OS X Mavericks right now, it will be able to handle OS X Yosemite. However, iPhone 4 users will need to update to a newer device if they want to access all the new features in iOS 8.
Apple has introduced a new specification for its Made For iPhone (MFi) program that will allow manufacturers to create headphones to connect to iOS devices via a Lightning cable in place of the usual 3.5mm headphone jack.
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