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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…

h.h.gregg offering iPad discounts of up to $50

h.h.gregg is currently offering discounts of up to $50 on all Wi-Fi only iPads, in-stores and online from now until June 14th, 2014. Included in the sale are the iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad with Retina display (4th generation), and the iPad mini (1st generation). The heaviest discount of $50 is on the 16 GB iPad Air and 16 GB…

Apple adds additional features to Siri in iOS 8

  Apple announced many new features in iOS 8 at WWDC on Monday, Siri being one of them. Updates to Siri are not uncommon; Apple is known to add new features to Siri every year when announcing their new iOS software. Some new Siri features in iOS 8 include… Hey, Siri When you plug in your iPhone, you will now be able to activate Siri…

iOS 8 feature highlight: new Mail swipe controls

With iOS 8, Apple introduced a new feature to their Mail app that will be familiar to users of third-party email apps like Mailbox and Evomail+. These apps incorporate several swiping gestures in their inbox navigation systems. iOS 8 starts where iOS 7 left off, adding some more convenience, with new actions that can be performed from the inbox. Left…