Friday, February 24, 2017
Apple upgraded Messages in iOS 10 to include a ton of new features, but that doesn’t mean that Google is giving up on Gboard, its third-party iOS keyboard. On Thursday, Google updated Gboard to support new emoji, voice-typing, 15 additional languages, and Google Doodles.
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
One of the interesting things we’ve seen with HomeKit is how many small but established iOS accessory makers have chosen to branch out beyond their core business of speakers and cases and dip their feet into the home automation space that was once only the purview of the large home technology companies.
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500 Free iOS Tab Bar Icons are coming to you today! This huge bundle of icons is available in PNG format with 30×30 size which is perfect for mobile apps and UI design. All flat and depicting the real things into the simpler form. Thanks to IconBeast for providing us this huge pack of icons today. Visit their website to get more stunning freebies like this!
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It’s a snap! This week’s roundup includes a new accessory from Snapchat that lets you create sharable images directly from your Spectacles. Read on!
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One of the final frontiers for mobile app extensions was the ability to interact with Siri—many developers have been wanting this functionality for years. Now that’s possible with SiriKit. SiriKit, which was released at WWDC 2016, is a way for developers to add voice interaction through Siri into their iOS 10 apps.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Andrew Aquino forwarded an email to his “design army” about an opportunity involving mockups and prototypes for an iOS travel app, plus compensation (
Overcast, the best podcast app for iOS, just got a major overhaul with the release of version 3.0. In that blog post, Marco covers everything that’s new and different, but here are the major things to know going in.
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TestFlight is a great way to distribute apps to select user bases to test upcoming features, but enterprise organizations have different needs than those TestFlight can provide, especially as it relates to build expiration and user enrollment limits. With an Enterprise Apple developer account you have the ability to distribute apps outside of the App Store and TestFlight using the generated enterprise distribution certificate.
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Now available for iPhone, this handy tool can help you determine if all those gushing—or glaring—reviews are the real deal. User reviews are the internet’s gift to consumerism. When you want to know if a product or destination is worth your time and money, you can see what others had to say about it. That kind of crowdsourced opinion-sharing simply wasn’t available pre-internet.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
In a world that has grown increasingly dependent on mobile technology, you should consider having a customized mobile application for your business. In 2014, 60 percent of online traffic came from mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. By 2016, that figure had reached 65 percent.
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Monday, February 20, 2017
A newly created app called Reverb, developed by RAIN Labs, brings Amazon Alexa right to your browser, as well as Mac, iOS and Android devices. The free app allows you to sign in to your Amazon account and start using Amazon Alexa just as you would on the Amazon Echo family of devices.
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In this week’s installment of EduTech, we’re going to break down the best apps on iOS stay organized, keep track of assignments, and more. Some of these apps are specifically made with education in mind, while others were developed with a broader focus yet still offer benefits to educators and students alike.
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Dominating a number of key markets across the world (including the USA, the UK, Canada, and Australia), iOS is considered a go-to mobile platform for business applications. Indeed, iOS has proven to outperform its main competitor, Android, in terms of app revenue and adoption.
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Friday, February 17, 2017
Plenty of runners will have their eye on the Apple Watch Series 2 for tracking runs and workouts. With GPS and a dedicated Nike+ version, the Apple Watch seems like a no-brainer – something that can we worn all day, before being taken out on the roads and trails.
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Apple could add a nostalgic feature to its Apple Watch - but with a modern twist. The Cupertino company has received a new patent that describes a charging mechanism capable of generating electricity by manually winding the device.
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If you’ve spent any time developing an app for iOS, then you’ve probably stumbled across the bit of the Developer Console called ‘Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles’. This is not a blog post about how to do anything in that section.
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The iMessage app in iOS 10 provides rich previews of links when they are properly formatted to take advantage of this new feature. In addition, these same links will contain rich previews in other apps, too, like Facebook, Reddit, WhatsApp, Skype, Twitter, and others with the same configuration.
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Thursday, February 16, 2017
WWDC is aimed at developers who create apps for Apple’s iOS and MacOS software platforms, but the tech giant does occasionally introduce new or updated hardware products at the event. This year Apple is expected to introduce iOS 11, macOS 10.13, and updates to watchOS and tvOS.
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BMW Australia says it will continue to offer Apple CarPlay as a cost option rather than providing it for free like many entry-grade brands do, because it feels the latest iDrive 5 and iDrive 6 systems render it unnecessary.
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Instagram is one of the most popular social media networks out there. You can easily share photos and videos, send a direct message to friends and families, upload stories just like Snapchat and much more.
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