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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Apple rolled out its fourth iOS 9.3.2 beta on Tuesday, and while it may not be in its final form yet, it’s already showing some performance improvements over iOS 9.3.1 on older iPhones. See them for yourself in the speed tests below. iAppleBytes on YouTube installed the latest beta on iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6s, then placed them alongside the same devices running iOS 9.3.1. All of the handsets were restored before the test using the same backup.

Read more www.iphonehacks.com



Swiss-made encrypted email app ProtonMail received a significant update yesterday, bringing Touch ID integration and other security enhancements to iOS users.  Logging into the app previously required users to remember their login and mailbox password to access their inbox, but as of version 1.2.3 they can turn on the Touch ID feature to unlock encrypted email with their finger on opening the app.

Read more www.macrumors.com


Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The latest iOS exclusive feature launching on Bing for iOS brings an image search feature that is unavailable on other services or platforms. Microsoft has rolled out an update for its Bing application on iOS, adding more functionality to the search feature on Apple’s mobile platform.

Read more www.winbuzzer.com



LogDog, a service originally made popular on the Android platform for keeping your various online accounts safe from unauthorised activity, is now launching for iOS. With LogDog, you can actively monitor your online accounts and keep an eye on where the most recent logins came from, what operating system and web browser was used, and more.

Read more www.idownloadblog.com



You probably use the App Switcher a lot throughout your day-to-day iPhone usage. It’s an essential part of multitasking because it lets you easily get back to the apps you’ve used recently. On the other hand, it also takes a screenshot of your last activity in the apps you closed recently, so it’s a privacy hazard because anyone can peek over your shoulder to see what you’ve done recently when you’re switching between recently-used apps.

Read more www.idownloadblog.com


Sunday, May 01, 2016

Facebook owned WhatsApp has introduced a lot of new features to its service over the past few months. Now, the company is rumoured to again add a few more features in the coming weeks.

Read more tech.firstpost.com



New jailbreak tweaks for iOS are being released all the time, which is great news if you are a fan of the jailbreak world and like to have new things to try, but it can often be overwhelming for those who are just getting started or simply don’t have the time or the inclination to stay on top of everything. That’s when choice and availability start to have a negative affect, and that’s no good for anybody.

Read more www.redmondpie.com



Bar Roulette, the clever service that sends you and your buddies to random top-rated bars in your area, now has a dedicated app for iOS with a new premium service tier and support for Foursquare. As we mentioned in the past, Bar Roulette uses Uber’s open API and Yelp ratings to help you find the best bars in your area.

Read more lifehacker.com


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Sick of Spotify? Tired of Tidal? Annoyed by Apple Music? There’s no shortage of choice if you want to jump from one streaming music service to another, but don’t be too hasty. Before you switch sides you want to make sure you’re not going to lose any of your precious tunes along the way.

Read more fieldguide.gizmodo.com



Should we be predicting the imminent downfall of Apple? No. Should we litter opinion pieces with puns about bad Apples? Not really. Let us instead be constructive and look at what Apple can do to dig itself out of what is, for now, a relatively small hole.

Read more www.ibtimes.co.uk



You know what they say about TVs and strange bedfellows. No? Well, apparently Google didn’t know about it either. Which is probably why it both expectedly and surprisingly released an iOS app that lets iPhone and iPad owners control an Android TV with a non-Android mobile device. Not that it’s a bad thing, mind you.

Read more www.slashgear.com



Music lovers, whether you’re using Apple’s stock music app or a third-party music app like Spotify or Pandora, you are probably used to either opening Control Centre or the app you’re listening from to control your music. If so, you can benefit from a new free jailbreak tweak called TinyPlayer Lite, which makes controlling your music a little easier.

Read more www.idownloadblog.com



That means that ANZ customers will be able to register their credit card and debit cards in Apple’s digital wallet on their Apple devices and use that device to pay for products and services at contactless terminals. “I’m proud we’re the first major Australian bank to offer Apple Pay and we are confident the convenience, security and privacy will be well received by our customers”, Elliott said. Users can do so by opening the Wallet app on their iPhone and tapping the ‘+’ icon in the top right corner to begin. iOS will then guide users through the rest of the processor.

Read more PopHerald.com



Routines are schedules based on activities, and specifically geared towards different temperatures and intensities of white light. A “Wake Up” routine, for instance, will gradually increase brightness as the sun rises, while “Nightlight” will output dim warm light so as to make it easier to go back to sleep.

Read more appleinsider.com



We’ve covered various forms of audio recording before on Pointers—including an entire series on podcasting—but we’ve rarely and only lightly mentioned recording “in the field,” and so this Pointers is about the specifics of recording with iOS devices. Thanks to some recent changes by Apple and some existing third-party products, the need to bring a Mac with you to wherever you are in order to facilitate a quality recording has been greatly reduced, and recording either your voice or an instrument using just iOS devices has finally arrived.

Read more www.macnn.com



The FBI still won’t tell Apple how the third-party hackers it hired to crack the iPhone 5c used by the San Bernardino mass shooter managed to get into the device, but the agency has shared another security vulnerability with Cupertino. That’s real nice of them and all, but Apple had already fixed that particular flaw.

Read more www.macworld.com


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Klug Home looks like a small USB drive, but instead of plugging into your laptop or TV, it connects to your Wi-Fi router. From there it coordinates all sorts of devices, from wearables to smart home tech. And the kicker is, when it lands in October, it will integrate Google’s Nest, Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s HomeKit, and a bunch of gadgets besides—all for the low price of $109 (roughly £75 or AU$140).

Read more www.cnet.com



Snaps Media today works with a range of brands who want to launch their own emojis or keyboard apps, but don’t have the time or inclination to build the apps themselves. The new emojis follow the company’s recently revamped mobile app that comes with a slew of new features, including personalized offers and a music discovery function for songs played in Starbucks locations.

Read more bilbaoya.com



When you’re using the Facebook Messenger app, you normally don’t have control over your privacy. For instance, you cannot disable the typing indicator or hide your online status. SilentMessenger is a new jailbreak tweak that provides you the freedom to use Facebook and Facebook Messenger apps privately.

Read more www.iphonehacks.com



Many of us still have the same email address associated with our Apple ID that we made years and years ago when we got our first device. We use it to sign into each and every one of our devices when we buy one new from the store or restore an existing one to factory settings.

Read more www.idownloadblog.com


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