iOS News

SwiftKey Keyboard for iOS Gets Emoji, Plus Flow Typing Added for iPad

Posted on 05/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Popular third-party iOS keyboard SwiftKey received a major update today, adding an emoji keyboard, along with a new feature for iPad users, SwiftKey Flow, which allows iPad users to swipe the keyboard to enter text. The feature was previously restricted to the iPhone.


iOS 8 Adoption Rate Hits 72% – Still Trails iOS 7

Posted on 04/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Apple published new install stats for iOS 8 on Tuesday, and 72% of iOS devices that access the App Store are now running iOS 8. 25% are still running iOS 7, while 3% are running iOS 6 or later.


Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 8.2, Xcode 6.2 to Developers

Posted on 02/02/2015 by Chris Hauk


Apple seeded the fifth beta of iOS 8.2 to developers on Monday, as well as a new beta of Xcode 6.2 with WatchKit. iOS 8.2 and the WatchKit tools will allow developers to create apps for the Apple Watch, due to be released in April.


Microsoft Offers Rebranded Acompli as Outlook for iOS and Android

Posted on 29/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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Microsoft is bringing Outlook to the iOS and Android platforms today. The app is actually a rebranded Acompli email app, which Microsoft acquired in early December. While this is just a rebranding for now, the Redmond firm plans to update the app regularly.


FCC Warns Hotels Not to Block Personal Hotspots

Posted on 28/01/2015 by Chris Hauk

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission issued a public enforcement advisory on Tuesday, warning hotels and other commercial establishments not to intentionally block or interfere in any other ways with Wi-Fi hotspots such as the iPhone’s Personal Hotspot function.


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