Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Nutrisystem, Inc., a leading provider of weight management products and services, announced today that its NuMi® by Nutrisystem digital weight loss app is now available as a free app for iPhone and Android. The Company also announced integration with the Health app in iOS 8, exclusively available for iPhone and iPod touch, making tracking food intake, calories burned, and profile information seamless through Apple Health.
The first products to take advantage of Apple’s home automation technology won’t likely reach stores until this spring. That’s nearly a year after Apple announced HomeKit, the software that allows consumers to use their iPhones like remote controls to activate various automated appliances, during its keynote last June at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
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Since Apple released its latest iOS 8 over four months ago, bugs in the operating system that runs the tech company’s latest devices continue to persist and could remain for some time, according to experts. One major problem that Apple’s engineers have been unable to fix is the so-called “GMT” bug which is causing major confusion to those who use the iOS 8’s calendar app on a variety of devices.
Read more www.christiantimes.com
iPhone: You have a ton of options for various alarm clocks for your smartphone, but Dreeps is an app that takes a completely different approach. Instead of just waking you up, it wakes you and a character in a mini-RPG up.
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Monday, January 26, 2015
When is the iWatch coming out? Everything you need to know about the Apple Watch, including its UK release date, price and features. We round up the facts and the rumours, including how much battery life you can expect from this smartwatch. For Apple Watch rivals, take a look at our round-up of the best smartwatches of 2014.
Read more www.pcadvisor.co.uk
iPhones come with a cable that can connect your phone to your PC or Mac, but you don’t actually have to use it for that. You don’t even have to use the cable for charging if you buy into wireless charging (or just get a dock). The wireless, cable-free future isn’t quite here yet, but we’re not too far off.
Read more www.howtogeek.com
Sunday, January 25, 2015
When Apple introduced Touch ID with iPhone 5s, it was mere synonymous with the protection of iPhone. However, a good many Touch ID-based Cydia tweaks have significantly improved its profile. As a result, it seems to have assumed some defining features such as protecting apps, folders, toggles and a lot more.
Read more www.igeeksblog.com
Photos & Videos routinely show up in the top two to three apps when it comes to how much storage space is being used on my iPhone. If you happen to have purchased a phone with the least amount of storage (16 GB or less), this can quickly become an ongoing struggle between the memories you already have experienced and the ones that are yet to come.
Read more gigaom.com
Filmmaker Sean Baker (Four Letter Words, Take Out, Prince of Broadway, Starlet) premiered his new film Tangerine at the Library theater Friday at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. A Q&A followed the screening during which Baker revealed that the film was shot entirely using three iPhone 5S phones.
Read more www.slashfilm.com
Friday, January 23, 2015
Update: Taig jailbreak team has released iOS 8.1.1 and iOS 8.1.2 jailbreak tool that can jailbreak iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, 5, 5c, 4s, all iPads and iPod touch 5 both on iOS 8.1.1 and iOS 8.1.2. You can read more about release here.
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Music streaming platform Spotify has today introduced a new feature that it says allows iOS users to listen to song previews and build playlists in a far more convenient way. Fittingly dubbed Touch Preview, the feature lets you simply hold your finger down on any track to get a short snippet – dragging your finger onto another song starts a new track.
Read more thenextweb.com
Evernote is great, but it’s not exactly the most minimal, easy to use app on iOS. That said, you can use Drafts, another app in the App Store, to do a lot more with Evernote. Evernote Essentials author Brett Kelley shows off a bunch of tricks for integrating the two apps together for a better experience.
Read more lifehacker.com
Although Apple has said that the Apple Watch will need to be charged nightly, the company has not disclosed any details on how long the wearable’s battery will last. For the first time, people with knowledge of the Apple Watch’s development have provided us with the specific performance targets Apple wants to achieve for the Apple Watch battery, but the actual numbers may fall short of those targets.
Read more 9to5mac.com
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Smartphones with dual displays have never really take off but one new iPhone case is hoping to change that. The popSLATE case is a very clever new accessory that you can attach to your iPhone to give yourself a smaller black-and-white rear display on the back of the device. The case itself features a microcontroller, on-board memory and a dual-mode Bluetooth chip, so it’s like another mobile device in and of itself.
Read more www.yahoo.com
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The best database you can buy for the Mac or iOS is Filemaker Pro—if by “best,” you mean the most powerful. It’s also comparatively easy to use, at least when what you’re comparing it with is Microsoft Access for Windows. But even so, there is a market for a database that is so simple even non-technical users can get a benefit from it.
Read more www.macnn.com
Now that Siri can identify songs that are playing, similar to the Shazam app service, you’ll probably appreciate knowing that you can easily go back and see a list of songs that Siri has found and detected. This is great since it basically keeps a running tab of what music you asked your iPhone to identify, making it easy to view that list of songs so that you can either listen to them again or buy them through the iTunes music store.
Read more osxdaily.com
The iPhone has secret spyware that lets governments watch users without their knowledge, according to Edward Snowden. The NSA whistleblower doesn’t use a phone because of the secret software, which Snowden’s lawyer says can be remotely activated to watch the user.
Read more www.independent.co.uk
If you are an Apple developer you’d better make sure that starting February 1, your apps submitted to the Apple App Store include 64-bit support and that they’re built with the iOS 8 SDK. Apple has released yet another warning (probably the last one) on its Developer page, reminding all app builders that the deadline, February 1, is just around the corner.
Read more pocketnow.com
Apple could be looking to change the way we play mobile games, according to a patent recently published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. Originally filed in July 2013, the patent describes a “multi-function input device” that transforms the iPhone’s Home button into a gaming joystick.
Read more www.ign.com
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By default, all calls on the iPhone will play audio through the standard earpiece at the top of the phone, and if someone wishes to use speakerphone they enable it manually by tapping on the “Speaker” button during an active call. While that may be the desired effect for most users, in various situations some users may wish to receive and make all phone calls with speakerphone activated automatically, without having to manually enable it every time by pressing the Speaker button.
Read more osxdaily.com