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How will Android support work in Windows 10 for Phones?

When Windows 10 for Phones launches later in the year, you'll be able to run Android apps on phones and small tablets (but not on a Surface, notebook …

YouTube app for Android and iOS now supports 60 FPS playback

Google's been systematically rolling out high frame rate (HFR) video -- that's 60 frames per second -- across its YouTube ecosystem for a couple of months now. HFR debuted on standard videos last October. It hit YT's live streaming service in May and today Google announced that the YouTube mobile …

Apps

84 percent of devices are now using iOS 8

According to Apple’s dashboard for developers which monitors iOS devices that are accessing the App Store, iOS 8 is now powering 84 percent of active …

App Store

Review: Stand by Nomad – A Simple Apple Watch Stand

- Jun 23, 2015<p>Apple makes some gorgeous products. There is no arguing that. But with the release of the Apple Watch, they’ve entered a new level of …

Apple Seeds Second WatchOS 2 Beta to Developers

Apple today seeded the second watchOS 2 beta to developers, just over two weeks after announcing the new operating system update at its Worldwide Developers Conference.<p>watchOS 2 requires iOS 9 and can be downloaded over-the-air through the Apple Watch app on the iPhone by going to General --> …

Apple Watch 2.0 Could Add a FaceTime Camera

The Apple Watch is finally available in storms, so naturally Apple observers start to speculate about the next generation! According to 9to5mac.com, the next model might add a FaceTime camera. This could make the Dick Tracy vision of a two-way video walkie talkie a reality! I'm not sure a …

Australian schools dis-koala-fy Apple Watch from exam halls

The University of New South Wales in Australia is the latest school to tell students that wrist-worn devices, especially smartwatches like Apple Watch, are not welcome during exams.<p>Administrators issued the ban to get ahead of any possibility that the new gadgets could be used to cheat.<p>UNSW issued …

How to Get the Most Accurate Heart Rate Reading on Apple Watch

Apple Watch features a heart rate monitor to help guide you through your workout sessions, tracking your heart rate while you exercise to better determine the amount of calories you burn during your activities.<p>The monitor also automatically tries to measure your heart rate every 10 minutes, but …

Everything that’s new in iOS 9 beta 2

Apple seeded iOS 9 beta 2 to developers today and while there aren’t any groundbreaking new features or drastic improvements, the company did manage to add a bunch of little changes and tweaks across the OS.<p>Most of the improvements are small design changes, but there are a couple really useful …

Seven iOS Web Browsers Compared

The best of anything is always subjective. On iPhone or iPad some browsers are fast, but others offer more privacy. Here's a look at seven web …

Apple to adopt flexible OLED displays for iPhone, but not until 2018, report claims

Apple really is working to bring flexible OLED displays to the iPhone, according to a new report from South Korea, but we’ll have to wait until 2018 …

OLED FlexiPhones are coming, but not for a few years

If you’ve been waiting for Apple to make an iPhone with a flexible OLED display, you may be getting your wish — although not for at least a few more years. According to a new report coming out of South Korea, Apple is “very likely” to release its first iPhone with a flexible OLED display in 2018, …

Apple Renews Exclusive Rights to Liquidmetal Technologies' Alloys

Apple has renewed its exclusive rights to use Liquidmetal Technologies' unique metal alloys in its line of products, according to a document filed today with the SEC. The new agreement extends Apple's relationship with Liquidmetal Technologies until February 5, 2016.<p>On June 17, 2015, Liquidmetal …

Apple Adds 7 New Flyover Cities to Apple Maps App

- Jun 24, 2015<p>Apple has added 7 new Flyover cities to Apple Maps, bringing the total number of Flyover cities in Apple Maps to 148. The feature …

Apple May Be Planning to Completely Change the Look and Feel of the iPhone – Here’s How

Hopeful iPhone fans looking forward to Apple making curved smartphones will have to wait a while before that happens, a new report from South Korea …

Apple already publishing iOS 9 Tips in latest developer betas

Apple has already begun pushing out tips specific to iOS 9 in the second iOS 9 beta released yesterday. The built-in Tips app, which first appeared …

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Bowling Central Will Turn Your Apple Watch Into A Motion Gaming Controller for Your Apple TV

- Jun 24, 2015<p>The upcoming Apple Watch watchOS 2 update gives developers access to a load of new abilities, not the least of which is to use your …

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. …

Instagram's revamped photo exploration helps you follow trends

Want to see all the Instagram shots coming out of that big music festival? It should be much easier after today. Instagram is releasing new versions of its Android and iOS apps whose overhauled Explore and Search features help you follow trends as they happen. You'll see the most recent trending …

Google's new health watch will keep tabs on patients' vitals

Google unveiled a new wearable today, though it won't be competing with the Apple Watch any time soon. Developed by Google X (the company's advanced research division), the experimental device is geared specifically for clinical research. It monitors not just the wearer's stats (including pulse, …

Digital Health

Samsung's Galaxy A8 should be its thinnest smartphone yet

Samsung isn't synonymous with extra-thin smartphones -- that distinction usually goes to Chinese vendors like Gionee or Oppo. However, you may have to rethink that reputation very shortly. Samsung's as yet unannounced Galaxy A8 has just been approved by China's telecom regulator TENAA, and the …

Mobile Technology

iOS 9 will delete apps to make room for system updates

Early adopters of iOS 9 beta 2 have discovered a new feature that will temporarily delete apps from overloaded devices when there isn't enough space to install system updates. Many users with the smaller 8GB and 16GB iPhones reportedly had difficulty fitting the last upgrade onto their mobile …

iPhone users can attach Drive files on Google Calendar

iPhone users can start associating files from Drive directly to Google Calendar events, thanks to the app playing catch up to its Android version. Those files can be documents, PDFs, work presentations and spreadsheets or photos you took at a party -- whatever they are, Calendar will ask whether …

Apps

The next Ubuntu phone is here, but you'll need an invite

Another Ubuntu phone, another unusual launch. After the BQ Aquaris E4.5, which debuted with a series of online flash sales, Canonical is following up with an invite-only handset built by Meizu. Yep, the same Meizu that once hoped to release an Ubuntu phone in 2014. The new MX4 "Ubuntu Edition" has …

UK Apple Pay transactions won't be limited forever

When Apple finally confirmed it was launching Apple Pay in the UK, questions over how it would operate immediately surfaced. Between supporting banks and retailers, it became clear that transactions will be capped at £20, the same limit that contactless bank cards enjoy, putting a downer on …

Apple Pay

Foursquare and Swarm: Breaking up is never easy

More than a year ago, Foursquare decided to split its app in two. The main app was now focused on location discovery, while Swarm was created to handle the social check-in side of things. The reason? To streamline the two seemingly disparate functions so that each feature could flourish without …

Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account

Facebook wants as many people using Messenger as possible... and after today, that includes people who aren't using Facebook at all. Anyone in the US, Canada, Peru and Venezuela can now sign up for Messenger without using a Facebook account. You only need to provide your phone number to get started …

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