Posts by Kyle Frost

Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 (and Yosemite 10.10.1) beta to developers

Developers, get to downloading. iOS 8.1.1 beta was just released by Apple, a very late-night release compared to usual for the company. The change log seems to consist mainly of bug fixes, and probably places nicely with the Yosemite 10.10.1 beta that was released earlier today as well. Yosemite 10.10.1 is also out for developers, and should appear as…

Apple still doesn’t care as much about smaller iPads

Many of you may have noticed, when Apple announced the new iPads a few weeks ago, there was a lot of talk about the iPad mini not getting a “proper” upgrade. Well, that’s completely true. Look at the specs it has, they are the exact same as the iPad mini 2. What’s the big difference? Nothing other than the inclusion of an NFC chip (which is…

Apple isn’t merging iOS and OS X, it’s making them better together

A lot of things have been said about iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite “proving” that Apple is on the path to merging the two systems into one, overarching system that will eventually run on both of the platforms (a la Microsoft Windows). Well, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Sure, the visual language of OS X was shaped by iOS 7 with its gradients and…

Apple granted “iTime” patent, this might be Apple’s wearable

AppleInsider had a great scoop this morning, finding some patents that Apple was granted that look to possibly be a hint at what is in store for Cupertino’s wearable device. The USPTO posted  U.S. Patent No. 8,787,006 for a “Wrist-worn electronic device and methods therefor”. Interestingly, in one illustration it has “iTime” (below) in the middle of…

Google launches official Analytics app for iPhone

Google is known for making a lot of apps, but recently that the company has been churning out updates – and even new apps – faster than ever for its iOS users. YouTube Creator Studio and AdWords Express are two of the new apps, with that list growing by one today as Analytics has launched not he App Store. For those that don’t know what Google Analytics…

Rumor: iOS 8 beta 4 to drop Monday, July 21st

  iOS beta 3 dropped July 7th, which as of this coming Monday, July 21st, will be 2 weeks ago. Some rumors have pointed at the next beta, beta 4, being dropped another 3 weeks after beta 3 just as it was 3 weeks after beta 2, but a new report is saying that it has been brought forward a week to this coming Monday, July 21st. Previous reports by…

Rumor: 3 iWatch models coming, high end to sport Sapphire glass

What’s a day with an iWatch rumor? Don’t worry, today is covered. According to a report from Taiwan’s Economic Daily News, Apple is planning not on launching one iWatch model, not two models, but three different models for the heavily rumored wrist worn device. Supposedly, the sizes are going to be a smaller 1.6″ device and two 1.8″ devices, with one…

Almost an entire day later, iCloud Mail still down for 0.1% users

If you have been having issues with iCloud Mail for a while now, it seems that you may not be alone. According to Apple’s iCloud status site, iCloud Mail has been down for a little over 17 hours now for “0.1%” of users. iCloud Mail “may be unable to receive mail” on any device connected to an affected iCloud account, such as an iPhone, iPad, or even the web…

Wunderlist 3 is coming soon, and I can’t wait

Wunderlist has long been one of the few popular apps that still hasn’t been given a proper redesign since the release of iOS 7 and the new design language that came with it. Well, thankfully, that is all about to change; and it looks awesome. The video above is the video that Wunderlist put up announcing that Wunderlist 3, the all new, rethought version of…