Tag Archives: iOS

Apple Pay now works with a handful of more banks and credit unions

Apple’s official list of Apple Pay supporters continue to grow as they’ve just added a 17 more banks and credit unions to the list. This means more owners of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch can benefit from Apple Pay. On the software side, the iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2 also support purchasing items via apps, alongside the iPhone 6 and iPhone…

Android Wear now compatible with iPhones

Today Google has announced that they will now officially support Android Wear on the iPhone. The Android Wear app will be launching sometime today and requires iOS 8.2 or later running on an iPhone 5 or later. Get your info at a glance: Check important info like phone calls, messages, and notifications from your favorite apps. Android Wear features…

Force Touch code discovered in iOS 9

After several rumors have suggested that Force Touch will be making its way to iPhone 6s, developer Hamza Sood has discovered some affirming indications in some iOS 9 pseudo code. Some force touch code in iOS. Looks like they’ve tested kb trackpad gestures on the 6s, activated via force touch pic.twitter.com/FWk2N1qgLg — Hamza Sood (@hamzasood)…

UK High Court ruling makes iTunes Match, Apple Music, Time Machine and ripping CDs to iTunes illegal

Uh oh, the UK High Court may have pushed it a bit too far as one of their rulings have effectively made ripping CDs to iTunes, iTunes Match, Apple Music and even Time Machine (because it backs up said files) illegal. To take it a step further, TorrentFreak has confirmed with the UK Intellectual Property Office that the ruling is “really is as dumb as it…

Rumor: Siri will soon be transcribing your voicemails

According to a report by BusinessInsider on Monday, Apple employees are testing a new voicemail service that will use Siri to not only transcribe your messages, but answer your calls. This new functionality will be working hand-in-hand with Apple’s iCloud service. An unnamed source told BusinessInsider, “you will never need to listen to your voicemails…

iOS 8.4 sees rapid adoption following Apple Music release

According to analytics company mixpanel, over 41% of iOS users are running the latest public build, iOS 8.4, as of July 8. This comes on the 9th day of iOS 8.4′s availability. iOS 8.3 is still in a strong second place at over 32% of users, but its number have declined significantly since its ~71% rating on June 29, right before the release of iOS…

iOS 8.4 and Apple Music are here

Apple has just released iOS 8.4 to the world, bringing with it support for the company’s new streaming music service: Apple Music. The update is available over-the-air via the Settings app. Simply open Setting and head to General > Software Update and hit Download and Install. iOS 8.4 includes the all new Music application with a brand new…

Instagram receives updated Explore section

Instagram’s Explore section received a facelift in its update today, with a more polished interface and some new capabilities. The changes utilize Instagram’s massive user base to showcase a wide selection of photos and videos from all over the world. Curated collections Curation seems to be a growing trend for media services, and Instagram is…

iOS 9 beta 2 seeded to developers

Apple has just made the second beta of iOS 9 available to registered developers, just two weeks after it was previewed at WWDC. The update was expected to drop yesterday but just went live on Apple’s Developer Center. iOS 9 beta 2, build 13A4280e, should also be available as an over-the-air download shortly. iOS 9 brings a number of consumer-facing…