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Apple Makes Apple Watch WatchKit Software Tools Available to Developers

Posted on 18/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has made the long-awaited WatchKit software tools available to developers who wish to begin developing apps for their upcoming Apple Watch. With the release of the toolkit, developers can begin developing WatchKit apps before Apple Watch becomes available.

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Apple Exec Eddy Cue Takes TV News Crew Shopping With Apple Pay

Posted on 18/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple executive Eddy Cue took Los Angeles news station KTLA out for a little holiday shopping using Apple Pay. Cue, who was in charge of the team that developed Apple’s new mobile payments solution, took KTLA tech reporter Rich DeMuro on a shopping trip that included Panera Bread, Bloomingdale’s and the Disney Store.

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Apple to Allow MFi Accessory Makers to Include Lightning Ports

Posted on 18/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple will begin allowing accessory manufacturers to include Lightning ports in their MFi accessories. While the Lightning port has been in use in Apple’s devices since the iPhone 5, third-party accessory makers have not as yet been allowed to include the port in their products.

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OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update Doesn’t Remedy Wi-Fi Issues For Some Users

Posted on 18/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple released the OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 update on Monday, which listed as a fix, “Improves Wi-Fi reliability.” However, Computerworld reports a number of users on Apple’s support forums are claiming they still have issues following the update, with some reporting an inability to connect at all, and others saying their Wi-Fi speeds are achingly slow.

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SNOWidget – The First Holiday Widget for iOS 8

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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This one is for those who think it’s never too early to starting counting down the days to Christmas. Developer Johnny Ixe, developer of the incredibly useful DataMan apps, brings us “SNOWidget.”

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5-Year-Old Boy Passes Microsoft Certified Professional Exam

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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“So easy, a child can do it!” That phrase apparently applies to one 5-year-old boy in particular. While most kids that age are building stuff from LEGOs, one little boy is building his own home network, and passing an exam to become the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional ever.

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Apple Releases OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Update

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Alongside an iOS 8.1.1 update for iOS users, Apple also showed Mac users some update love today, releasing OS X Yosemite 10.10.1. The update is designed to improve Wi-Fi performance, and also includes fixes for Mail and Microsoft Exchange users.

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Apple Releases iOS 8.1.1, Apple TV Updates

Posted on 17/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple has released an update to iOS 8, version 8.1.1. The release is said to include “bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4s.

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