Apple has announced its rebranded “CarPlay” iOS vehicle integration feature at the Geneva International Motor Show. The feature, previously known as “iOS in the Car,” allows an iPhone to take over the console display in a vehicle, thus providing Siri-controlled access to navigation, music, phone, and messaging features.
The International Business Times is reporting that detectives, investigating the killing of Reeva Steenkamp – girlfriend of double-amputee athlete Oscar Pistorius – Have traveled to Apple’s headquarters in Cupertino, California to seek their help in accessing the athlete’s iPhone.
Apple is reportedly working on an iPhone 5s update to improve the device’s Touch ID fingerprint recognition, potentially fixing a “fading” issue that some users are reporting.
Be prepared, that’s the Boy Scout motto, and if you’re a scout with an iPhone 4/4S or iPhone 5/5s, you could do much worse than to carry your device around in TaskLab’s TaskOne multi-tool iPhone case. Overview The TaskOne iPhone…
You may have noticed that we are suckers for a beautiful minimalist stand for iOS devices here at MacTrast, and this week’s Kickstarter of the Week is no exception.
Hitting late winter, early spring, the weather is starting to peak into more enjoyable temperatures. Along with warmer weather, colors of spring arrive. The touch of winter can still be found.
Developers tap tap tap have updated their mega-popular Camera+ iOS app to version 5.1. The update includes usability tweaks, a 16 X 9 shooting mode, a BOOST feature for filters, the ability to tap & hold an adjustment to reset it, and more.
The iPhone helped China Mobile add more high-speed data users in January than at any time in its history. The company added 14 million new 3G subscribers in the company’s first month as an Apple carrier partner.
Fleksy has announced today that it is making its alternative iOS keyboard available to developers for use in their apps. It has updated its iOS SDK and released it out of private beta.
Persuading the major Russian cellular providers to sign on as iPhone partner carriers has led to dividends for Apple, as the company’s iPhone sales in Russia doubled in 2013 to 1.57 million units.
Apple increased its share of the Chinese smartphone market to 7% in the last quarter of 2013 on the back of demand for its flagship iPhone 5s handset. However, that was only good for fifth place in the competitive market.
The eastern United States just survived one of the largest snow storms in recent history. As such, if you cannot hide from the snow, at least admire it.
A report from Japanese business site Nikkei suggests that Apple and Sony are in negotiations that would double Sony’s shipments to Apple in 2015. This could mean that Sony will soon be providing both cameras on the iPhone.
Strange but true: We may soon live in a world where Apple’s iPhones are built by Google robots. Google’s robotic division is reportedly assisting Foxconn to “speed up robot deployment” at its factories.
Apple’s Touch ID fingerprint sensor will remain exactly as is in the next iPhone, if a new rumor from semi-reliable source DigiTimes is to be believed. The report says Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., (TSMC), will manufacture the sensor using the same 8-inch processing method used for the current batch.
Everyone has run low on power for their mobile device. If you’re like me, you usually have a charging cable handy, but then you need to find a USB port, or charger to plug it into. Or you carry a Mophie-type charging device with you, but you have to keep that charged in order to tap into its reserve, and it takes up space in your backpack… UGH!