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The 5 best new features coming to your iPhone tomorrow in iOS 8

The 5 best new features coming to your iPhone tomorrow in iOS 8

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For enthusiastic iPhone and iPad users, the wait for Apple to release iOS 8 to the public seems like an eternity. The company first unveiled its next-generation mobile platform this past June at its annual developer conference and since then, there have been constant reminders of iOS 8’s awesome new features each time a new beta was released. As of tomorrow when Apple finally releases iOS 8 to the public, however, iPhone and iPad users will have access to all of the great new features Apple has introduced in its latest OS build.

Which new features should you be most excited about? We’ve put together a list of the five best features coming to your iPhone and iPad tomorrow when iOS 8 is finally released. More →

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PopKey iOS 8 Animated GIF Keyboard App

Forget emojis, get ready for the animated GIF iOS 8 keyboard

By on September 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM.

Forget emojis, get ready for the animated GIF iOS 8 keyboard

Starting with iOS 8, users will finally be allowed to install custom keyboard apps and replace the default iOS 8 keyboard Apple is offering. Amid the plethora of Android keyboard apps that are anxious to make the jump to iOS, including some very popular apps ready to launch in the App Store, you’ll find PopKey, an app that will help your friends flood your messages with GIF files. More →

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SwiftKey iOS 8 Release Date

Apple fans: Here’s your first look at one of the world’s best third-party iOS 8 keyboards

By on September 12, 2014 at 3:40 PM.

Apple fans: Here’s your first look at one of the world’s best third-party iOS 8 keyboards

One of the more underrated aspects of iOS 8 will be its support for third-party keyboard apps that Android users have had the privilege of using for years. One of the best third-party keyboard apps out there is SwiftKey, which earlier this week announced that the first-ever iOS version of its popular keyboard app will release to iOS 8 users on September 17th. More →

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iPhone 6 iOS 8 Handoff Continuity

One of iOS 8’s coolest features won’t come to your iPhone 6 until October

By on September 12, 2014 at 2:33 PM.

One of iOS 8’s coolest features won’t come to your iPhone 6 until October

Yes, Apple Pay is one interesting iOS 8 feature that will be available following a software update in October, but it’ll only come to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. However, iLounge reminds us there’s another hotly anticipated iOS 8 feature that will arrive in October and will be available to any device that has iOS 8. More →

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iPhone 6 and iOS 8 Infographic

This amazing graphic shows iOS’s evolution from original iPhone to iPhone 6

By on September 12, 2014 at 2:10 PM.

This amazing graphic shows iOS’s evolution from original iPhone to iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are finally official, becoming Apple’s first iOS handsets that match competing devices when it comes to screen size. Of course, the increased screen size is only one of the new features the new iPhones have to offer, so 7DayShop came up with a massive and extremely detailed infographic that shows the evolution of Apple’s mobile platform. More →

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iPhone 6 and iOS 8 iCloud Security

Hackers can steal an astonishing amount of personal information in iCloud ‘Nudegate’ type hacks

By on September 11, 2014 at 4:20 PM.

Hackers can steal an astonishing amount of personal information in iCloud ‘Nudegate’ type hacks

During Tuesday’s big keynote address, Apple never once mentioned the iCloud-related scandal that occurred in the week before its iPhone 6 announcement. But although Tim Cook vowed to improve iCloud security in an interview soon after those celebrities’ nudes popped online, it looks like there’s still reason to worry. Ars Technica has published an extremely detailed look at how hackers can, or were able to, attack an iOS device without the user suspecting anything and retrieve a horde of personal data from iCloud backups. More →

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iOS 8 Download

iOS 8 won’t be released until next week – but your iPhone can look fresh and new right now

By on September 11, 2014 at 2:49 PM.

iOS 8 won’t be released until next week – but your iPhone can look fresh and new right now

It was hardly the biggest of the many announcements Apple made during Tuesday’s press conference, but the company confirmed that it will finally release iOS 8 to the public on Wednesday, September 17th next week. iOS 8 represents a huge upgrade for Apple’s mobile platform, adding tons of new functionality and tweaking hundreds of features that already existed in iOS 7.1.

Anxious Apple fans dying to get their hands on Apple’s latest and greatest software have the option to install the iOS 8 GM seed even without a developer account, though BGR strongly recommends against taking that route. Instead, there’s now an easy way to make your iPhone look fresh and new without taking any risks. More →

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How To Install iOS 8 GM

How to install iOS 8 GM on your iPhone or iPad right now without a developer account

By on September 10, 2014 at 11:34 AM.

How to install iOS 8 GM on your iPhone or iPad right now without a developer account

Apple announced during its big press conference on Tuesday that it will finally release the finished version of its long-awaited iOS 8 software to the public on September 17th. This is huge news for iOS device users and developers alike, and it will bring the latest and greatest software features to Apple devices just ahead of the company’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch. As has been the case with earlier pre-release versions of Apple’s iOS 8 software, however, you can install the just-released Gold Master (GM) version of iOS 8 right now without a developer account. More →

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iOS 8 GM Download

iOS 8 Gold Master now available to download

iOS 8 Gold Master now available to download

By on September 9, 2014 at 3:08 PM.

Apple has had its work cut out for it this summer. The first few beta releases of iOS 8 seemed rushed and buggy, but Apple engineers have clearly pulled things together in the past few betas. The result is a mobile operating system that is almost ready for prime time, but there were a few more wrinkles to iron out before iOS 8 reaches the public next week. Now, Apple has released the Gold Master version of iOS 8 as it prepares to finalize its code and issue the final version of iOS 8. More →

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iOS 8 Download

Apple will release iOS 8 to the public on September 17th

By on September 9, 2014 at 1:43 PM.

Apple will release iOS 8 to the public on September 17th

We all went into Tuesday’s big Apple press conference excited about the hardware announcements the company had in store, but let’s not forget that all of Apple’s great new hardware is powered by the latest version of its mobile software platform, iOS 8. Alongside all of the big new hardware reveals during Apple’s event, the company also stated that it will release iOS 8 to the public on September 17th, just ahead of the iPhone 6’s launch. More →

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Tim Cook on iCloud Security

Tim Cook vows to improve iCloud security, prevent future ‘nudegates’

By on September 5, 2014 at 11:33 AM.

Tim Cook vows to improve iCloud security, prevent future ‘nudegates’

One of the downsides of so many celebrities using your devices is that you’ll share the blame when anything privacy-related affects them. Apple’s iCloud services have been blamed for the hack that resulted in multiple celebrities having their nude pictures leaked all over the Internet, although Apple later revealed that it wasn’t a widespread iCloud hack that’s actually to blame for the huge personal data leak, but rather other factors that are independent from Apple’s iCloud security measures. More →

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iOS 8.0.1 Download

Apple prepares to seed iOS 8.0.1 to partners ahead of iOS 8.0 release

By on September 5, 2014 at 9:20 AM.

Apple prepares to seed iOS 8.0.1 to partners ahead of iOS 8.0 release

While Apple is in the process of finalizing iOS 8.0 for a release to consumers in the next week or two, we have been told by sources that the company is already preparing to seed a new version of iOS to testing partners. iOS 8.0.1 is currently planned to be seeded shortly and should contain further enhancements to iOS 8. More →

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