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Xcode iOS Simulator Gives a Sneak Peek of iOS 7 on the iPad

Posted on 17/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Twitter user Sonny Dickson has leaked numerous screenshots of what the iOS 7 beta will possibly look like once it’s released for use on the iPad. The images were obtained via the simulator feature of Apple’s XCode developer platform. The design seems to fall in line with what we’ve seen so far from screenshots of iOS 7 on the iPhone.


Skype Offers New Video Messaging Feature

Posted on 17/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Skype has announced a new Video Messaging feature to allow users to send video files to their contacts. The new feature will roll out to every platform (iOS and OS X included) today.


Wallpaper Weekends: Textured Geometric Abstract Pack

Posted on 15/06/2013 by Jim Gresham


Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, and/or iPod Touch. This weekend, we again feature graphic artist Maik Fischer with his new and excellent textured abstract wallpaper pack entitled Mextures.


Apple to Bring Official Game Controller Support to iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks

Posted on 15/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While Apple did show off several of the more prominent new features of iOS 7 at their WWDC keynote, and on their iOS 7 website, one thing they didn’t mention was support for game controllers. According to Apple’s developer website (as noted by Touch Arcade), Apple will include official game controller APIs for developers in their latest SDK.


Apple Reveals Images of What iOS 7 Will Look Like on iPad and iPad mini

Posted on 14/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple’s developer preview of iOS 7 has been out for a few days now – but so far we have not seen the software demoed on an iPad, or even what the iPad interface will look like. Until now, that is! As noted by iGen, Apple has updated their iOS page with the first images of iOS 7 and the iPad – and while the images are anything but surprising, it’s nice to catch this first glimpse.


Apple Quietly Changes iOS 7 Icons on Its Website

Posted on 14/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Apple has made changes to some of the icons on its official iOS 7 website, most notably to the Weather, Passbook, and Reminders app icons. As one of the most visible aspects of the iOS revamp, the icons in iOS 7 have been subject to reactions ranging from admiration to ridicule.


Visualized: The Evolution of iOS, From “iPhone Software 1.0” to iOS 7

Posted on 13/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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There’s no doubt that Apple’s latest version of iOS has gone through some pretty dramatic changes, both visually and under the hood. In fact, iOS 7 is the most radically different version of iOS that Apple has ever unveiled – and despite how you feel about the changes, it will shape Apple’s future direction for iOS forever. But just how much different does it really look?


How to Downgrade From iOS 7 Beta 1 to iOS 6.1.3

Posted on 12/06/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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While Apple’s new iOS beta is fun to experiment with, and useful for developers, but let’s face it: It’s not for everyone, and not something you should use 100% of the time. For those of you who have already upgraded and want to take a step back, we’ve got just the thing!


iOS 7 Beta Gives Warning to Users of Uncertified Lightning Cables

Posted on 12/06/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Users of the first iOS 7 beta will receive a warning if they use an unauthorized Lightning cable to charge or sync their devices. Testers can dismiss the waring, and if the third-party cable is operational, charging or syncing will still work properly.


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