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iOS 9 and Safari View Controller: The Future of Web Views – MacStories

For a long time, iOS apps have been able to open links as web views. When you tap a link in a Twitter client, an RSS reader, or a bookmark utility, it usually opens in a mini browser that doesn't leave the app, providing you with the convenience of not having to switch between Safari and the app. …

Google Acquires Timeful – MacStories

Interesting acquisition from Google: Timeful was an iPhone app that combined events, todos, and 'habits' in a single calendar UI that could suggest the best time to schedule everything according to your patterns, location, and available times.<p>Here's how TechCrunch described Timeful last year:<p>From …

I traded in my big iPad for an iPad Mini and I can't believe what I was missing

My initial iPad was the first-generation model, and it served me well for a couple years until it got too slow. I sold it (Apple devices really hold their value) and upgraded to the third-generation device when it came out.<p>I've had the same iPad ever since, and I hadn't really thought about …

Move Over Amazon, IBM Can Also Claim Top Spot In Cloud Services

It’s earnings season again and Amazon, for the first time ever, has broken out the financial results of its cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS). The results are impressive. In less than a decade, Amazon has grown AWS into a $5 billion business that is still growing at 50%.<p>Yet even …

Best Keyboard apps for iOS (iPhone/iPad) – Free and paid

Till now, Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the biggest smartphones till Apple has ever manufactured, the bigger screen are excellent for …

Text Messaging

21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At age 15 I started a clothing company with a friend's scanner and sold T-shirts to my peers at school. I parlayed that money and started a mobile detailing business.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for as long as I can remember.<p>I've had …

Watch: Microsoft shows us how to port Android apps to Windows 10

At the Build Developer Conference on Wednesday, Microsoft shocked us all by announcing that Android and iOS app developers would be able to port …

Apps

Startups: Don't Make These 3 Financial Mistakes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a new business owner, you are faced with huge decisions on a daily basis. Who should you hire? What should your logo look like? Where and how should you incorporate your brand? And the (literally) million-dollar question: What to do …

Apple MacBook 2015 (12-inch) with Retina Display Review Roundup

New 12-inch Retina Display MacBook by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is out now, and the main question in the mind is – whether this 2015 laptop will be …

MacBook Air

iWork for iCloud is now available to everyone

Apple on Thursday updated its main iCloud website such that anyone, even users who don’t own an Apple device, can access Apple’s entire suite of …

Apple

Apple Makes iWork Web Beta Available Free For Anyone With An Apple ID

Apple has taken another step toward turning iWork into a service anyone can take advantage of, similar to Google’s web-based productivity suite. The company made its iWork for iCloud apps available to anyone, regardless of whether or not they have any Apple hardware, so long as they have or sign up …