Wednesday, September 21, 2016
SongChat animation stickers are 12 animated song text snippets. They are paired and like this can be used by the 2 persons who are in the chat together, or alone. Add a cool touch to your message, and surprise people with these nice and long text animations. Designed by Sara Bollen.
Monday, October 24, 2016
While Apple has made serious improvements to the HomeKit smarthome framework, there are still more than a few ghosts in the machine. Let’s look at how to banish the extremely frustrating “Address is not registered with iCloud” error to get your system back up and running.
Read more www.howtogeek.com
A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that on Friday severely impacted internet access for many U.S. web denizens was found to be in part enabled by a botnet targeting unprotected “Internet of Things” devices. For Apple, the revelation vindicates a controversial walled garden approach to IoT borne out through the HomeKit protocol.
Read more appleinsider.com
Add a connected garage door to your smart home without buying a new door opener. Hungary-based Nold Technologies has developed a conversion device that connects to your existing garage door opener. The Nold Open, currently part of an Indiegogo campaign, also adds cloud support, and an Apple HomeKit compatible version will be available.
Read more www.yahoo.com
So far in this series, I’ve shown you the advantages of using an iOS-based live rig, as well the tech most suited to the job.
- The Portable Guitarist—Using iOS as a Live Rig
- The Portable Guitarist—Hardware
Read more music.tutsplus.com
When buying a new (or second-hand) iPhone you should always check that it is unlocked. An unlocked iPhone can be used on any phone network, and is worth more money than a locked iPhone. This feature looks at how to check if an iPhone is locked or not.
Read more topcellsmartphone.com
It is now possible to install the WhatsApp++, a turn-around version of popular IM WhatsApp, within any Apple iPhone running iOS 9 or above, without resorting to jailbreaking this device. WhatsApp++ introduces multiple advanced features such as increased emojis, strikethrough functionality within chat messages, changing profile pictures of contacts, hiding “read” status. Check out the guide below to install WhatsApp++ within your Apple iPhones without having to resort to jailbreaking:
Read more www.ibtimes.co.in
Here is a guide on how to use the new bedtime feature in iOS 10. Many of us iPhone owners utilize the built-in Clock application for a multitude of purposes including our daily alarm clock, stopwatch for fitness and even the timer for cooking food in the oven. With iOS 10, Apple introduced a new feature for the Clock called Bedtime.
Read more www.gottabemobile.com
A associate professor at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand just pulled off something which can either be termed as utter nonsense or intriguing. The professor who was invited by the International Conference on Atomic and Nuclear Physics had no clue what to put down since he comes from a background in Human Interface Technology.
Read more tech.firstpost.com
Friday, October 21, 2016
With the release of iOS 10, Apple introduced an exciting new feature called Message App Extensions. This new extension type can send text, stickers, media files, as well as interactive messages and integrates with the Messages app, presenting new functionality for users. Message App Extensions support different types of content that can be shared. One of the most exciting of these is “Interactive Messages,” which allows you to launch an app from Messages, create custom content, and then use the new Messages Framework APIs to send it in Messages.
Read more blog.xamarin.com
If you are looking an OBD adapter for your car complete with a companion application the new Kiwi 3 might be worth more investigation and supports both iOS and Android devices. The Kiwi 3 OBD car adapter and 6-in-1 app supports 125 different gauges, performance meters, data logging, video, and fuel efficiency feedback that could save you $660 a year in fuel say its creators.
Read more clotheshorse.com
The big day for Apple to launch Apple Pay in Japan is rumored to be October 25th, which is the same date as the iOS 10.1 update. During the big event of Apple debuting the iPhone 7 in the beginning of September, talk was mentioned that Apple would also launch Apple Pay in Japan in the near future.
Read more www.iphoneinformer.com
China has now overtaken the U.S. to become the largest market in the world for App Store revenue, according to a new report out this morning from app intelligence firm App Annie. The country earned over $1.7 billion in Q3 2016, which puts it ahead of the U.S. by over 15 percent. The U.S. had been the number one iOS market since 2010, the report notes.
Read more techcrunch.com
Animation is a critical part of your iOS user interfaces. Animation draws the user’s attention toward things that change, and adds a ton of fun and polish to your apps UI. Even more importantly, in an era of “flat design”, animation is one of the key ways to make your app stand apart from others.
Read more www.raywenderlich.com
In these days of big iPhones, smaller-handed individuals have trouble typing up a storm on their iOS devices. However, since iOS 8 (at least), Apple has toyed with an edge-swipe activated one-hand keyboard. To keep characters closer to your thumb, it squishes character keys and expands copy and paste buttons, keeping the word prediction rail above the keys.
Read more www.engadget.com
I’ve reviewed a number of iOS music apps from Klevgränd Produktion here on the blog over the last year or two – Vandelay, Squashit, Svep, Roverb, Enkl, Weeel, Korvpressor, PressIt and Esspresso. A number of these are also available in an AU plugin format for these working on an OSX desktop system and Klevgränd took a pretty bold step a few months ago when the also added AU support under iOS; it was great to see… and, in every case, I’ve been hugely impressed with the creative possibilities that these apps provide. In addition, the novel – and very streamlined – user interfaces are ideal for the AU format.
Read more musicappblog.com
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Thinking about which storage option to choose for your iPhone 7? Obviously going the 32GB route will save you some money compared to the 128GB or 256GB option, but note that you could be sacrificing write speeds in the process. Or at least this is according to some tests conducted by the folks at Unbox Therapy.
Read more www.ubergizmo.com
I’ve always loved the challenge of shooting with a camera phone. For years my Instagram feed was “iPhone only” and I only followed users who abided by the same rule because of the appreciation I have for making quality, creative images under the limitations of a camera phone. I’ve since opened up my feed to my professional images because there are benefits of showing that type of work on Instagram, but I still shoot with my phone quite a bit and still enjoy trying to make creative images with it.
Read more www.digitalrev.com
A waterproof iPhone is a big win for users. Apple collects all sorts of data through AppleCare and the Genius Bar about what kinds of problems people have with their Apple devices, and they use this data to improve future products.
Read more www.huffingtonpost.com
Google has updated its GBoard Keyboard for iOS to version 1.2, bringing new themes, iOS emoji, support for 3D Touch, and more to the popular third-party keyboard.
Read more www.mactrast.com