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iOS 8 to Offer Quick Location-Based Access to Apps

Posted on 03/06/2014 by Chris Hauk


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!


iDevice Videography – The Latest Trend in Video Production

Posted on 02/06/2014 by Ian Fuchs


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.


Check Out Live Tile-Style Icons in This iOS 8 Concept Video

Posted on 30/05/2014 by Chris Hauk


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.


How To Find Out How Much Cellular Data Your Apps Are Using

Posted on 27/05/2014 by Chris Hauk

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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.


Kuo: Touch ID to be Included in All New iOS Devices in 2014

Posted on 27/05/2014 by Chris Hauk


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.


Report: Apple Will Debut New Smart-Home Platform at WWDC 2014

Posted on 26/05/2014 by Chris Hauk


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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