Thursday, August 25, 2016
Kanex GoPower Watch keeps Apple Watch working all day
Apple Watch users who take advantage of the features that the watch offers might have a hard time making it all day on a signal charge. Kanex has a new portable, cordless charger made just for the Apple Watch that has 6x the power inside than the Apple Watch has alone.
Read more www.slashgear.com
FM Percussion Synth For iOS
Ruismaker means ‘noise generator’ in Dutch. The original Ruismaker started its existence as a hardware drum machine, but is now available as an Audio Unit Instrument for mobile DAWs and sequencers. Just released is Ruismaker FM a sibling to the first iOS Ruismaker and designed for people who want to design their own percussion sounds from scratch. Here’s the details from developer, Bram Bos.
Read more www.sonicstate.com
Architect Your iOS App for Easy Backend Replacement - Part II
In Part I, we discussed how to architect your iOS app for more modularity and easier backend replaceability. Following the wisdom of John Carmack and Debasish Ghosh, we decided to use plain old functions instead of classes to model behaviors.
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IK Multimedia Releases SampleTank 2 for iOS
IK Multimedia announces the release of SampleTank 2 for iPhone and iPad, a major update to the flagship virtual instrument for mobile musicians. iOS users now have the power of desktop virtual instruments—without compromise—with a massive number of more than 1,900 high-quality instruments and the most advanced sound and groove workstation for the mobile platform.
Read more www.guitarworld.com
iOS 10 gives apps room to grow
Let’s start off with this simple notion: iOS 10 at its most basic level is a platform for mobile devices. It allows developers to build things - apps—on top of it that do certain and specific things. One app takes photos. Another takes and makes calls.
Read more www.computerworld.com
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Apple Patent Points to Possible AR Navigation Device
Someday soon, iOS users might finally have a reason to use Apple Maps. MacRumors says the company has gotten its hands on an augmented-reality patent under the fancy-sounding title of visual-based inertial navigation. That implies that Apple could give you directions in real-time using an augmented reality overlay.
Read more www.tomsguide.com
Prisma adds offline image processing to iOS app
Prisma, the photo manipulation app that uses neural networks to regenerate users’ images in the styles of famous artists and paintings, marks a big upgrade today. The iOS Prisma app is being updated to allow offline processing of images for the first time, taking away much of the frustration around needing an internet connection and waiting for overloaded servers to catch up.
Read more www.theverge.com
Is iOS 10 Releasing On September 30?
Apple will reportedly take the wraps off the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus at a special event on September 7. Wireless carrier leaks suggest that the devices will hit the store shelves on September 23. The new iOS 10 update should be rolled out to the public sometime between these two dates, given the new iPhones will run iOS 10 right out of the box.
Read more www.valuewalk.com
Microsoft updates Word Flow keyboard for iOS with built-in search
Microsoft today released version 2.0 of its swipe-friendly Word Flow third-party keyboard for iOS. Now the app is a much better match for the Gboard iOS keyboard that Google released in recent months. The new version of Word Flow lets you swipe left from the right side of the keyboard to bring up a bunch of new options. You can search for animated GIFs, images, your contacts, and the web (through Bing).
Read more venturebeat.com
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
10th anniversary Apple Music Festival to start Sept. 18 in London
Apple on Monday announced the 10th anniversary Apple Music Festival, which will run from Sept. 18 through 30 at London’s Roundhouse. The ci ompany will feature live and on-demand streaming of concerts through Apple Music.
Read more appleinsider.com