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iOS 8 adoption slower than previous iOS releases

Just over 24 hours after being released, iOS 8 is still being downloaded by many iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users. This release adds new features to Messages, lots of interoperability between Apple devices, and improved communication and functionality between apps. However, despite all of the great new features, it seems that iOS 8 isn’t being…

iOS 8 feature highlight: App Bundles

iOS 8 brought with it a plethora of updates and improvements for iPhone and iPad users. One such feature is App Bundles in the App Store. As the name might suggest, App Bundles are collections of apps from the same developer offered together for a special, lower price. This is great news for iOS users who can now acquire a number of apps for a price that…

First look at Apple’s official leather iPhone 6 Plus case [Gallery]

The iPhone 6 isn’t quite here yet, but, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cases started shipping out early and I was able to get my hands on. Like last year, Apple launched a range of bespoke, slim leather cases for its new models. And on first impressions, they look even better made than last year. There’s a really nice smooth surface on the exterior, with a…

iOS 8 apps with Today view widgets in Notification Center [Roundup]

With iOS 8, released to the public yesterday, Apple has given iOS users unprecedented ways in which to customize their own experience. As well as support for third-party keyboards and Touch ID opening up, Apple has also given app developers the opportunity to develop interactive widgets to be displayed in the Today view within Notification Center. We…

iPhone 6 parody: Giving you the features you actually want

Apple’s newly announced iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are set to hit retail store shelves and pre-orderers’ hands tomorrow. Having sold in record numbers during the first 24 hours of pre-orders, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus seem set to trigger the “mother of all upgrades”. However, as usual, not everyone is impressed by Apple’s latest and greatest…

Apple and U2 working together again to boost digital music sales

After giving away the band’s latest album to every iTunes user for free at its September iPhone event, Apple and U2 are back again and this time they have a new tactic for increasing digital music sales. According to a report by TIME, the Cupertino company and Irish rockers are working together on a new music format to help musicians sell more…

iOS 8 apps with Touch ID support [Roundup]

The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 8, was released to the public yesterday and features a number of new features and enhancements in order to improve the experience of using your iDevices. One such improvement is the ability for third-party app developers to utilize the Touch ID sensor found in the iPhone 5s and…

iOS 8 tip: Adding third-party Today widgets in Notification Center

With iOS 8 came the long-awaited ability to add third-party widgets in to Notification Center. I say long-awaited, because many of us have wanted this ability ever since Notification Center made its very first appearance in iOS 5, back in 2011. Thankfully, making use of it is incredibly simple. All the hard work is done by the developer. The list of…