Thursday, February 05, 2015
Inspired by the retro Casio calculator watches from back in the day and Apple’s calculator widget on Yosemite, I decided to create my first Apple Watch app. Creating a calculator for the anticipated gadget has been perfect to get familiar with the new Apple Watch SDK. I have tried to keep this tutorial as easy as possible so you can follow along.
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
As anyone who’s ever come home to a Royal Mail red slip of doom can attest, missing a much-needed delivery is one of life’s many irritations. But a new smart doorbell hopes to change the way we interact with our postman forever, under Apple’s HomeKit umbrella.
Read more www.telegraph.co.uk
Consumers who are on the fence about buying the Apple Watch will be able to take it for a test drive, so to speak, before deciding whether or not it’s worth the investment. The gadget rental start-up called Lumoid plans to rent Apple Watches as part of its wearable rental program for consumers, said, Aarthi Ramamurthy, the company’s founder and CEO.
Read more www.cnbc.com
Tuesday, February 03, 2015
In 2015, nothing is safe. Everyone carries a smartphone, every smartphone packs a camera, and everything that happens in public is fair game. If you do something that might be considered even the least bit interesting by anyone, you can expect photos or even a video to appear on the web within minutes. And since the upcoming new Apple Watch is Apple’s most exciting new product in years, wearing it public will inevitably draw attention and turn every gadget fan in the immediate vicinity into amateur paparazzi.
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Apple’s first wearable arrives in April, but developers are already being told to have software ready to ship by February. Apple probably wants plenty of time to make sure things works smoothly on its brand new hardware, especially given that developers have mostly had to depend on software simulators of the Apple Watch to see how their software works in practice before now.
Read more techcrunch.com
If you’ve had an iPhone for a while, you might have seen a popup message that tells you there is a Carrier Settings Update and asking if you’d like to update them now. If you’re the type that doesn’t click things until you know what they are (good for you!), then you are in the right place
Read more www.howtogeek.com
Did she give me a fake number, is she ignoring my calls, or has she used iOS 8 to block me on her iPhone? Who blocked me? If you’re wondering how can you tell if someone has blocked your number on an iOS 8 (or iOS 7) iPhone, or who has blocked you, read on to find out the giveaway clues.
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Monday, February 02, 2015
Download full set for free here: http://watch.janlosert.com/ After more than 2500 downloads of V1.0 of our Apple Watch App concept GUI, we’ve decided to publish an update.
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As we get closer to Apple Watch’s official launch, more details are becoming clearer and clearer. For one, we’re pretty certain they’ll be shipping in April and may not have the greatest battery life. However, one piece of info that’s remained frustratingly elusive is how much its pricier option, the Apple Watch Edition, will cost.
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Saturday, January 31, 2015
For years, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad owners have cast the green eye of envy in the direction of Android users, whose relatively more open operating system allowed for all manner of customization, including the ability to swap out software keyboards at the tap of a button.
Read more www.techradar.com
The company’s Outlook for iOS app, released Thursday, does not “obey the rules of common company security rules,” because it takes and stores a user’s credentials in its cloud, according to René Winkelmeyer, writing on his blog.
Read more www.zdnet.com
Friday, January 30, 2015
Developers have always had an irrepressible desire to learn something new, interesting and useful, especially if it’s connected with IT. At ELEKS, we have the same, if not greater, craving for innovations. That is why we couldn’t let the emergence of the smart watch from Apple simply pass by. Said and done.
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During Apple’s Financial Conference Call on Tuesday Apple’s CEO Tim Cook let it be known that Apple Watch would be shipping in April. Today, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published Apple’s latest trademark filings for icons related to Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition.
Read more www.patentlyapple.com
Thursday, January 29, 2015
All those iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets that Apple has been selling lately come with a crowd pleasing camera feature that you might want to call into action while your kids are flinging snowballs. I’m speaking of the ability to shoot video in slow motion.
Read more www.usatoday.com
Suppose you’re strolling through the park one day (say, in the merry, merry month of May) when you spot a phone lying in the grass. Upon closer inspection, it’s an iPhone—and, like all phones should be, it’s locked.
Read more www.cnet.com
Microsoft has planned new mobile versions of Outlook that make use of the technology it acquired in last year’s $200 million purchase of email startup Accompli. The company on Thursday is releasing an iOS version of Outlook and a preview version of Outlook for Android, both of which use Accompli’s tech as well as a fairly significant amount of work by the team over the last 60 days.
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I love the slow motion video on the iPhone 6. Not only does it record 720p video at 240 fps, it also let’s you instantly adjust what part of video is in slow motion and what part is in real time. I can’t stop making slow motion videos.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Apple CEO Tim Cook disclosed Tuesday that the highly anticipated Apple Watch will begin shipping in April. Last September, when Apple introduced the wearable gadget, its first, the company promised it would ship in “early 2015.” Previously, expectations pegged a March release.
Read more readwrite.com
A new app available in the iOS App Store today will let you configure your iPhone or iPad as a kind of supercharged remote control for your Mac. Called Alfred Remote, it essentially offers you multiple panels of buttons to do things like launch apps, control iTunes, turn on your screen saver, perform custom searches, paste text snippets, and do much nerdier things if you put your mind to it.
Read more www.theverge.com
Apple rang up record quarterly results from — what else? — iPhone sales. The company added that Apple Watch will start shipping in April.
Read more www.usatoday.com