Of all the features shown off in yesterday’s iOS 8 reveal, I don’t remember seeing this one. On an iPhone running iOS 8, relevant icons will pop up on your device’s lock screen when you’re near or at physical locations such as the Apple Store, or Starbucks. Cool!
Sometimes you just want to play a racing game to fill a few seconds with hectic, coming at ya’ action. That’s right, a few seconds. Let’s take a look at Smacky Cars.
If you use your iOS device and an Apple TV to show Keynote presentations to your customers at their place of business, you’ll find life will get a little bit easier for you with the release of iOS 8.
Apple has clarified its stance on virtual currencies in apps by updating its App Store review guidelines to allow for “approved” virtual currencies in apps, possibly clearing the way for certain currencies to be traded and used in other ways in apps for iOS devices.
For amateur videographers, and creatives not looking to spend a lot to get a huge level of expandability, sometimes an iPhone or iPad is all it takes to begin to produce great content. While there will always be a place for professional grade cameras, video editing software, and expensive rigs – consumer/amateur video is a market that Apple is slowly chipping away at.
Wouldn’t it be great to see the current temperature without having to actually load the damned iOS Weather app? Designer Jay Machalani just posted a concept video that shows how widget and live tiles like those found in Android and Windows Phone, respectively, could improve the iOS 8 experience.
Readdle has updated their popular PDF Reader to version 5.1. The formerly iPad-only app is now a universal app, working on both iPad and iPhone devices. Other improvements include continuous scroll, Calculations in LiveCycle Designer forms, and speed improvements.
Apple SVP of Internet Services Eddy Cue has confirmed that Beats Music will remain available on both Android and Windows Phone devices following Apple’s acquisition of the company, making it Apple’s first app on a non-iOS platform.
Yesterday we reported that a number of iOS and Mac users in Australia were reporting that their iOS devices and Macs had been remotely locked by hackers demanding ransom to allow access to the devices.
Are you on a measured data plan, and wonder what uses up your monthly allotment of that precious 4G LTE data you pay so dearly for? Here’s a simple way to see which apps are using cellular data, and how to prevent them from doing that.
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note in which he predicts Apple will include Touch ID in all new iOS devices in 2014. This will include new iPhone models, and new versions of the full-size iPad and the iPad mini.
A growing number of Australian iOS and Mac users have found their devices have been remotely locked and are being held for ransom. Hackers have locked the devices remotely via iCloud, and the compromised devices are displaying a warning message offering to unlock the device if a ransom is paid.
Apple reportedly plans to make a big announcement at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference concerning the connected “smart home” market. They are expected to introduce new ways for the iPhone, iPad and yes, even the Apple TV to control lights, security systems and other household appliances.
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Apple appears to be working on a minor update to iOS 7.1. Devices identifying themselves as running iOS 7.1.2 have been showing up in some website’s logs the last week or so.
A few days ago, Stefan Esser, better known as i0n1c among jailbreakers, revealed he had successfully performed an untethered jailbreak on his iPhone 5c running iOS 7.1.1. Now he’s showing off his feat, posting a video showing his device running Cydia on iOS 7.1.1, both before and after the device is turned off, and then back on.