SwiftKey Swype iOS Download

It looks like iPhone users really were desperate to dump the default iOS keyboard

By on September 18, 2014 at 4:08 PM.

It looks like iPhone users really were desperate to dump the default iOS keyboard

Free at last, iPhone users, your keyboards are free at last. Just a day after the release of iOS 8, which for the first time allowed support for third-party keyboards on iOS, it looks like iPhone users have been installing popular keyboard apps such as Swype and SwiftKey in droves. More →

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Best iOS 8 Features Family Sharing

Everything you need to know about iOS 8’s Family Sharing feature

By on September 18, 2014 at 3:47 PM.

Everything you need to know about iOS 8’s Family Sharing feature

Apple has rolled out a ton of great new features with iOS 8 but one that has flown a bit under the radar so far is Family Sharing, a new feature that will let you share your app purchases with up to six different family members’ accounts. Now, however, AppleInsider has put together a terrific how-to guide for getting Family Sharing up and running on your iOS devices so you can share the movies, music and apps you’ve purchased with everyone in your family. More →

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Steve Wozniak Interview iPhone 6

Woz explains why he’s dumping all his Android phones for the iPhone 6

By on September 18, 2014 at 2:16 PM.

Woz explains why he’s dumping all his Android phones for the iPhone 6

It’s amazing how quickly an iPhone with a big display can win someone back. Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, who in the past has not been shy about criticizing Apple products while at the same time professing his love for rival products such as Android and the Microsoft Surface, now says that he’s getting an iPhone 6 and is dumping all of the Android phones he once praised. More →

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iOS 8 Mail App Tips And Tricks

Killer tricks to help you get the most out of Apple’s iOS 8 Mail app

By on September 18, 2014 at 1:10 PM.

Killer tricks to help you get the most out of Apple’s iOS 8 Mail app

Think you know everything there is to know about iOS 8 yet? Think again — CNET has posted a great list of four killer tricks that will help you get the most out of Apple’s new and improved Mail app that has received some great new features on iOS 8. More →

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Apple iPhone 6 Pickup Notifications

Get ready – Apple starts sending out iPhone 6 pickup notifications!

By on September 18, 2014 at 12:49 PM.

Get ready – Apple starts sending out iPhone 6 pickup notifications!

Check your inbox — you may have something in it that will make you very happy. Specifically we’re referring to in-store iPhone 6 pickup notifications like the one we just received via email, as you can see below. More →

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iOS 8 Autopredict Tweets

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Tweets composed entirely with iOS 8 autopredict

By on September 18, 2014 at 9:35 AM.

The funniest thing you’ll see today: Tweets composed entirely with iOS 8 autopredict

It hasn’t taken long for iPhone users to start having fun with some of iOS 8’s new features. One iPhone user decided to experiment with composing entire tweets based on iOS 8’s autopredict feature that gives you suggestions for what words you’re likely to use next in a sentence. The user started out with just one word and picked autopredict suggestions about where to go from there and the results were about as ridiculous as you’d expect. More →

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iPhone 6 Sapphire Screen

Why your iPhone might never get a sapphire screen

By on September 17, 2014 at 10:15 PM.

Why your iPhone might never get a sapphire screen

One of the biggest mysteries surrounding the iPhone 6 before its unveiling was whether or not the device would come with a scratch-proof sapphire display. Now that we know the new device won’t have a sapphire screen, the question becomes whether Apple ever intended to use sapphire on the device at all. More →

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Apple Brand Identity Guidelines

Has Apple finally killed its famous ‘i’?

By on September 17, 2014 at 8:45 PM.

Has Apple finally killed its famous ‘i’?

One surprise during Apple’s big event last week was that the company unveiled two new products… and neither of them contained the letter “i.” Although we expected Apple to show off its first-ever wearable computer at the event, we thought that it would be called either the iWatch or iBand and were a little surprised to see it labeled the Apple Watch. Similarly, Apple’s mobile payment platform was dubbed Apple Pay instead of iPay, which further signaled Apple might be moving in a different direction when it comes to branding. More →

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Apple Watch Vs. Samsung Gear

Apple exec mocks Samsung’s ‘four or five’ watches that ‘nobody is wearing’

By on September 17, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Apple exec mocks Samsung’s ‘four or five’ watches that ‘nobody is wearing’

Over the past year, Samsung has announced a mind-numbing six different smartwatches that run on four different platforms and none of them so far have come close to being hits. This fact isn’t lost on Jeff Williams, who serves as Apple’s senior vice president for operations and who was chosen to be the project lead for the Apple Watch. In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Williams takes a dig at Samsung’s approach to flooding the market with gobs of different gadgets and hoping that one of them will manage to stick. More →

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Best Android Camera Apps

Here’s an brilliant video camera app that every Android fan should love

By on September 17, 2014 at 4:48 PM.

Here’s an brilliant video camera app that every Android fan should love

Tired of watching unbalanced videos that you’ve shot on your Android phone? Don’t worry about it — just install Horizon, a brilliant new Android app that will keep your camera steady at a horizontal angle no matter how you’re holding your phone. This means that you’ll be able to hold your phone upright in portrait mode and still shoot videos that give you a nice wide horizontal landscape. More →

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iOS 8 Installation Tips

Two tricks for freeing up enough space to install iOS 8

By on September 17, 2014 at 4:03 PM.

Two tricks for freeing up enough space to install iOS 8

iOS 8 is a huge update for many reasons — not only has it added a ton of new features such as interactive notifications widgets and support for app extensions, but it’s also literally a huge update that will take up a lot of storage space on your iPhone. The Wall Street Journal has put together some tips and tricks to help iPhone users with limited storage free up enough space to download and install the new update. More →

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iOS 8 Tips And Tricks

Watch this terrific video that uncovers iOS 8’s best hidden features

By on September 17, 2014 at 3:37 PM.

Watch this terrific video that uncovers iOS 8’s best hidden features

So we already know about all the great new features in iOS 8 that Apple has been advertising… but what about the ones they haven’t been mentioning? For those who are interested in seeing the hidden side of iOS 8, the team at MacRumors has put together a fantastic video showing off some terrific new iOS 8 features that you probably missed. More →

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Best iOS 8 Apps Download

5 fantastic apps that will help you get the most out of iOS 8

By on September 17, 2014 at 2:53 PM.

5 fantastic apps that will help you get the most out of iOS 8

If you’ve just downloaded iOS 8 to your iPhone or iPad, you’re probably getting used to some of the brand-new features that Apple has added to its mobile operating system. To help you get accustomed to some of these features, we’ve picked out five apps that have been designed specifically to take advantage of some of iOS 8’s best new additions, including its support for widgets, third-party keyboards and Touch ID support. While these apps are only the tip of the iceberg, we hope you’ll find them to be a useful first step to help you explore other great iOS 8 apps on your own. More →

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