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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…

5 useful accessibility tools for iOS users

  Apple has proved that developers can build useful accessibility tools right into their OS, which makes the lives of users much simpler and makes their devices easier to use. Apple offers some of the best accessibility tools for their users in the form of VoiceOver, screen magnification, and even larger/bold text.  I’ll highlight five…

What to expect from Apple at WWDC next week

  Next week Apple will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Apple CEO Tim Cook’s keynote speech will start at 10 a.m. Pacific time on June 2 and if you click here, you will be able to watch it live. However, if you want to watch along, you’ll need Safari 4 or later on OS X 10.6 or later;…

Report: iOS 8 to include split-screen multitasking for iPad

According to a new report from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, iOS 8 could include split-screen multitasking support for the iPad. The feature, which has been requested by iPad users for some time, would enable two apps to be run side-by-side on the device’s display. According to Gurman’s unnamed sources, the feature will not only enable two apps to run…