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Apple said to be working on mainstream home automation hardware

  Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, has promised new product categories this year. We have already seen this coming to life with Apple’s solution to home automation. The company is said to have a team working on a variety of hardware products for the homes of users that will be integrated with the companies existing devices that are already on the market….

iOS 8 beta 3 may not launch until Tuesday, July 8 [Report]

  iOS 8 beta 3 will not occur until Tuesday, July 8, according to a report from BGR. That would put beta 3 coming in three weeks after the release of beta 2, which normally doesn’t happen this early on in the beta testing period. Apple normally begins pushing out versions of their beta releases about every two weeks and then moving to…

Just Mobile’s AluCable, the stylish, versatile and solid alternative to Apple’s Lightning cables [Review]

When it comes to charging my iPhones and iPads, until recently, it’s always been a choice between using Apple’s official Lightning cables or using a third party dock. But if I’m honest, the former has always been something of a “make do” situation. I use the cables because they’re provided with the device and they’re free. They’re not particularly…

5 of my favorite iOS 8 features – Mallorie’s choices

  Since having iOS 8 beta 1 and 2 from initial launch, I have found several features in the new iOS that make my user experience tons better. Overall, iOS 8 is by far my favorite iOS to date, bringing in many features that have been long overdue. I think users will be very pleased with how Apple has integrated these new features into their iOS….

What’s new in iOS 8 beta 2

Two weeks after WWDC, Apple has released its first update to the iOS 8 beta. In addition to fixing numerous bugs and improving battery life, Apple has made some notable changes and updates to its beta software. iCloud Drive: In the iOS 8 release notes, Apple noted that all documents on iCloud Drive will be deleted “at some point during the beta…

iOS 8 beta 2 speculated for Monday or Tuesday release

Based on the iOS 7 beta timetable, we are likely to see the release of iOS 8 beta 2 either today, Monday, June 16 or Tuesday, June 17. When iOS 7 beta 1 launched, it was only two weeks until iOS 7 beta 2 was released. History is bound to repeat itself, so predictions of a Monday or Tuesday release look likely. For those of you who have iOS 8 beta 1,…

iPad split-screen video has surfaced

Many have speculated that Apple will release a split-screen mode for the iPad in iOS 8. This feature was expected to make its appearance at WWDC last week; however, it was not announced. Code references to the much-rumored feature have been found across the iOS 8 Software Development Kit. Developer Steven Troughton-Smith started digging deeper into…

TouchPal, a third-party keyboard, shows off iOS 8 demo

  One of the major iOS 8 announcements at last week’s WWDC was support for third-party keyboards. Developers behind many third-party keyboards have been excited about the announcement that Apple’s iOS 8 will now allow them to develop keyboards for the iPhone and iPad. Fleksy, Swype, and SwiftKey have already shown interest in designing a…