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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Apple Configurator 2 provides full end-to-end deployment/management of iOS-based devices on a one-to-one or a one-to-many basis. In addition to upgrading devices to the latest versions of iOS, you can use Apple Configurator 2 to create configuration profiles that contain one or more settings payloads that can be distributed to client devices remotely.
Transit directions in Apple Maps for users in Japan are expected to go live to the public when iOS 10.1 is released, and Apple today has flipped the switch for iOS users running the latest iOS 10.1 beta build. According to local blog Ata Distance, Apple Maps in Japan supports transit data information with the latest iOS 10.1 beta, offering information such as transit times and fares.
The iCamera KEEP Pro is the first DIY smart home security camera to offer Motion Tracking - The ability to automatically identify dangers and pan & tilt to track and record activity. With an industry-leading 4 megapixel image sensor, custom Activity Zones, and Sound Recognition of smoke alarm and carbon monoxide sirens, the KEEP Pro is the most complete smart home camera ever.
So, did you catch WWDC 724 yet? It’s less than 15 minutes, check it out: What’s New in the Apple Push Notification Service (transcript). Starting with a review of the HTTP/2 based provider API, you will learn about an important new feature: Token Based Authentication.