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SwiftKey coming to iPhone in form of Note-taking app?

If there’s one single reason I’d switch to Android as my main device, it’s SwiftKey. The reason is simple: iOS’ default auto-correct and predictive typing sucks. Really badly. On the other hand, SwiftKey is – as they say – the bees knees. In fact, back when I had the HTC One last year, it was my primary communication device for the sole reason that I…

New Apple patent reveals further uses for sapphire glass

So far, on the iPhone, Apple’s single use for sapphire glass has been as the the cover for the iPhone 5, 5s and 5c’s camera. It’s harder and more resistant to scratches than the previously used tempered glass. But, today, a patent revealed by AppleInsider shows that Apple has discovered further uses for the ultra-durable material. The chief use for…

Apple working on a fix for random iOS 7 crashes

If you’ve been using iOS 7 for a while, you may have experienced a random software reboot, which has sometimes been referred to as the ‘white screen of death,’ parodying the famous ‘blue screen of death’ found on Windows machines. Fortunately, Apple has been hard at work, has acknowledged the issue, and has claimed that a fix is on the way for iOS 7…

Snapchat’s new security feature hacked already

Earlier today, Snapchat announced that, in light of its recent security scandal in which 4.6 million phone numbers were stolen, it was going to introduce a new verification system to ensure that all users were in fact human. This includes making sure that users are human by requiring them to select pictures that contain the Snapchat ghost logo. This was…

Carl Icahn buys more APPL shares, now owns $3 billion worth

Carl Icahn, the well known Apple investor that is oft outspoken about the company, has bought more APPL shares; this brings his total ownership up to $3 billion. Now, that is still under 1% of total APPL shares (yes, Apple is worth that much), so don’t worry about him having some crazy power over Apple. Him buying so many shares is really ironic seeing…

Apple wins pre-trial ruling against Samsung over keyboard autocomplete

A new case ruling has emerged in yet another legal battle between Samsung and Apple, and Apple has come out on top yet again. Judge Koh, the same one that has been residing over many cases between the South Korean and California based companies, has ruled that Samsung did in fact infringe upon an Apple patent in regards to autocompletion for keyboards. Not…

Preview: Convergence Tweak

The iOS lock screen has always been very basic and has not evolved any new functionality over the years. While the design has been tweaked a bit, it has never gone through a major overhaul. A new tweak Convergence, aims to completely rethink every aspect of the lock screen.  The tweak changes every part of the lock screen in a gorgeous yet easy to use…

Apple re-releases shortened iPad Air verse commercials [Video]

Apple has divided it’s iPad Air “Verse” commercial into two, and has today released two new commercials, one for light and one for sound. Apple’s verse campaign is the capturing of stories revolving around the people who have used the iPad to create incredible content. This includes filmmakers, sports coaches, musicians, teachers and even choreographers…

Snapchat adds humanity test to tighten security

Popular picture messaging app Snapchat has today received a security update that requires users to prove they are human. Upon registering an email address and password on the app, you’ll be prompted to view 9 colorful images. To prove you’re human, you need to selected the images that contain a ghost, obviously you need to get it right to use…

iOS 7.1 beta 4 not jailbreak-able using Evasi0n7

Just before Christmas last year, Evad3rs surprised everyone by launching Evasi0n7, the first untethered jailbreak tool that worked with any device running iOS 7+. The release even surprised jailbreak devs, including Saurik, who hadn’t even got Cydia ready for the iOS 7 at that point. Perhaps the one pleasant surprise was that the jailbreak also worked…