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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…

Apple’s iPad event to be held October 21?

iPad Air and Mini

According to a report from The Daily Dot, Apple will be holding its next event just over a month from now on October 21. Just days after announcing new iPhones, Apple is to be planning this event to announce new releases in the iPad line as well as publicly release OS X Yosemite. While not confirmed by Apple at this time, this report is very likely…

iOS 8 is here!

After being unveiled at the Apple World Wide Developer Conference in June, iOS 8 has finally become available for the public. It is released as an over-the-air update for iOS users. The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system includes additional functionality in Messages, interactive notifications, and support for Handoff and Continuity…

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are in: “It’s a bigger, better iPhone”

Today is the day a select, Apple-approved group of tech publications are allowed to publish their iPhone reviews. And as you’d expect, there’s a lot to get through. But most will sing from the same hymn sheet. What we have here isn’t necessarily a massive evolutionary leap for Apple, but more improving the iPhone in ways that matter, and making it…

Fleksy Keyboard for iOS 8 coming to iPhone and iPad today

With iOS 8 being released today, Apple is giving iPhone and iPad users even more opportunities to customize their iOS experience. One such area of customization is the keyboard with third-party developers creating new, innovative input methods for the platform. Fleksy is one of the first third-party keyboards to land on App Store and takes…

Reminder: Backup your iOS device before updating to iOS 8

It’s that time of year again! Developers have been spending months with the latest operating system, putting their finishing touches on the latest releases of their apps. Meanwhile, users are getting excited for the features that will come when their iPads, iPod Touches, and iPhones receive the latest iOS release. But before you jump and download that…