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Apple explains why apps get rejected from the App Store

One of the great mysteries of the App Store is why certain apps get rejected and why others don’t. Apple has let a surprising number of ripoffs and clones through the store’s iron gates, yet some developers face rejection for seemingly innocent apps.<p>“Before you develop your app, it’s important to …

Apps

Why Apple Is Launching The iPhone And iWatch At The Same Time

This is a bit of a stunner since Apple normally likes to keep the spotlight on one major product for each media event. We would have expected Apple to announce the iPhone 6 in September, then a month later come back with the iWatch in its own even.<p>Ken Segall, a former Apple advertising executive, …

iPhone

Design a Mobile Career Site That Candidates Will Love

<i>This post originally appeared on the LinkedIn Talent blog.</i><p>It’s hard to imagine that iPhone and Android devices are less than a decade old. In a few short years, smartphones have transformed how digital audiences communicate, stay productive and access information — but mobile recruiting experiences …

How You'll Be Able to Use Your iPhone 6 as a Wallet

Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6 on Sept. 9, and rumors about some possible features have been years in the making. One of those features is …

Online Teaching is the New Blogging

<i>A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. This article is excerpted from “The Blogging Entrepreneurs Using Online Classes To Engage Audiences” on the SkilledUp blog.</i><p>These days, new services make almost as …

MSN Messenger Is Completely Shutting Down On October 31st

It’s the end of an era for one of Microsoft's most popular instant messaging software products. Microsoft started to phase out MSN Messenger (also known as Windows Live Messenger) globally in April 2013 and it will be completely shut down on October 31st. MSN Messenger is only available in mainland …

The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke

The sales pitch of electronic cigarette manufacturers seemed too good to be true. Could nicotine addicts around the world really get their fix whilst dodging the health risks of puffing away on cancer sticks?<p>Sadly for smokers and “vapers”, the answer is far from clear. Over the past week, new …

How would you change the Fitbit Flex?

Fitbit is one of the most well respected names in the quantified-self space, so we expected a lot of the Fitbit Flex. When we put the device in front of Terrence O'Brien, he found that it wasn't the most feature-packed, or the flashiest, but certainly the most well-rounded device on the market. …

New Customization Options Coming to PS Vita

System update 3.30 will bring PS3-like themes to the handheld.<p>Today, at Sony’s pre-TGS press conference in Japan, PlayStation Vita’s new firmware – …

Watch Sony PS4 streams on your Vita with upcoming app

If you're a fan of PlayStation 4 game livestreaming, Sony's about to have a PS Vita app for that. At a prelude to the Tokyo Game Show (TGS), it announced updates that will let you view live PS4 game action directly from a PS Vita. There are also themes coming to the PS4 and PS Vita around the same …

20 best iPhone and iPad apps and games this week

It’s time for our weekly roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games to have emerged on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, prices are correct at the time of writing, but may have changed by the time you read this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within the app.<p>Want more apps? Browse …

Samsung reveals 'affordable' Wi-Fi streaming speaker

Samsung takes on Sonos yet again with its smallest multi-room speaker, the $200 M3, set to compete with the Play:1.<p>Streaming music kingpin Sonos last October delivered what could have been considered a killer blow to its nascent competitors: a relatively affordable, and great sounding Play:1 …

7 Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Sink You

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Cover letters don’t get a lot of love. And …

Countless celebrity nude photo leaks being blamed on supposed iCloud hack (Updated)

A plethora of reports are swirling around the internet that countless private celebrity photos have leaked (no, we’re not going to link you), and—what are as of right now baseless—rumors claim that someone found a vulnerability in Apple’s iCloud platform and exploited it to obtain the images. Of …

Apple inks deals with Amex and others for iPhone 6 mobile payments, report says

” id=”attachment_572013″]<p>With the latest iteration of Apple’s smartphone days from launch, the company has reportedly been busy inking deals with …

Mobile Payments

Apple Finalizes Lineup for 2014 iTunes Festival in London, Starts Tonight

Apple has posted its final lineup for this year's iTunes Festival in London, which starts tonight and now includes acts such as Placido Domingo, SBTRKT, Friend Within, Kate Simko & London Electronic Orchestra, Imelda May and The Mirror Trap. Deadmau5 will headline tonight's list of opening acts as …