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Apple Releases First iOS 8.1.1 Beta to Developers

Following this afternoon's release of the first OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 beta, Apple has seeded the first iOS 8.1.1 beta to developers. The iOS 8.1.1 beta comes two weeks after the release of iOS 8.1, which included support for Apple Pay, SMS Forwarding, and more.<p>The beta, build 12B432, is available …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Send and receive phone calls from your Mac and iPad

Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 running on your iPhone, you can send and receive phone calls from your Mac and your iPad (also running iOS 8). This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant …

Tips for getting the most out of OS X Yosemite

OS X Yosemite packs a lot of new features inside a cleaner, flatter interface on the Mac. It’s a big upgrade, and there’s a lot to take in at first glance.<p>Whether you’re a Mac novice or a seasoned expert, there’s plenty to explore in the latest version of OS X. Wondering how to get started? Here …

Popcorn Time: Everything you need to know about the Netflix of Torrents

Popcorn Time’s popularity has taken off this year by bringing BitTorrent streaming into the mainstream with a lineup of apps that let users watch nearly any new blockbuster they want for free with just the tap of a finger.<p>We published a hack that brings the popular Netflix-alternative to iOS 8 …

HOW TO: Use Siri Hands-Free Without Being Connected to Power

‘It’s been way too long’: Apple sends out invites for Thursday, October 16th iPad & Mac event

It’s happening: Apple has just announced a keynote address for Thursday, October 16th to take place at the Town Hall auditorium on its Infinite Loop Campus in Cupertino, California. Invitations to select members of the media and special guests indicate that the event will, as always, begin at 10 AM …

Tim Cook emails employees to reflect on third anniversary of Steve Jobs’ death

This morning, Apple CEO Tim Cook emailed all employees in reflection of the upcoming third anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. “I hope you’ll take a moment to appreciate the many ways Steve made our world better,” Cook wrote in the internal memo. Here’s the full message, via …

AT&T Doubling Data on Mobile Share Value Plans in Limited Time Promotion

AT&T today announced that it is launching a new limited-time promotion for its Mobile Share Value Plans, offering double the amount of data for new and existing customers with monthly data plans of 15GB or more.<p>Under the promotion, customers with monthly shared data plans of 15GB will now be …

Apple Says iOS 8.0.2 Update is in the Works, Directs Users to Reinstall iOS 8

iOS 8.0.1 to Address Bugs With Phone, Keyboard, Videos in Safari, and More

Earlier this month, it was reported that Apple was preparing to seed carrier partners with iOS 8.0.1 even before the media event officially announcing launch dates for iOS 8 and the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Details on the update were unknown at the time, but we noted that we'd seen a significant uptick …

iOS 8.0.1 will reportedly bring fixes for phone & keyboard bugs, Safari video, & more

Apple’s next iOS 8 update following the public release of the operating system earlier this month will reportedly bring various fixes for phone and keyboard related bugs, problems with video in Safari and more. MacRumors claims to have details on the upcoming iOS 8.0.1 release from a source. In …

iOS 8 Users Seeing Issues With Battery Drain, Slow Wi-Fi

Released last week, iOS 8 is Apple's latest operating system update, bringing several new features like Continuity, third-party keyboards, Notification Center Widgets, and more. As with any new iOS update, users have been reporting several bugs in the operating system, with some of the more …

Two tricks for freeing up enough space to install iOS 8

iOS 8 is a huge update for many reasons — not only has it added a ton of new features such as interactive notifications widgets and support for app …

iOS 8 Arrives: Should You Upgrade Right Now?

What a difference a year makes. When iOS 7 was looming in 2013, excitement was at a fever pitch to download the newest software from Apple. With such a significant visual change, everyone couldn’t wait to get hold of the new look and feel. iOS 8, on the other hand, brings little in the way of new …

How to download and install the iOS 8 update to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch

All of Apple's mobile devices that are compatible with iOS 8<p>After the biggest visual overhaul in iOS history last year, the new iOS 8 doesn't offer a …

iOS 8 release date and time: Available now!

UPDATE: iOS 8 is now available! Head this way to see how you can download and install it on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch!<p>September 17 is …

PopKey’s iOS 8 Launch Will Replace Written Language With The Expressive Art Of The GIF

We’re on the verge of a linguistic revolution, made possible by the fact that Apple has opened up its iOS operating system to allow third-party keyboards. One of the first entrants will be PopKey, a project out of the WorkshopX creative studio based in Ottawa, which has created on-demand social …

Public version of Google Chrome for Mac will go exclusively 64-bit in November

Last month Google released a 64-bit version of the Chrome browser for OS X on its developer channel. However, this version of the app has not yet been made available to the general public. Google announced today in a blog post (via iMore) that the browser would be updated in version 39 not only to …

Forget emojis, get ready for the animated GIF iOS 8 keyboard

Starting with iOS 8, users will finally be allowed to install custom keyboard apps and replace the default iOS 8 keyboard Apple is offering. Amid the …

Apple says new iOS 8 SMS Continuity feature won’t arrive until October

Apple’s website detailing Continuity features arriving with iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite in the coming weeks has been updated to announce SMS support won’t arrive until October.<p>The feature, which allows users to send and receive SMS and MMS text messages from an iPad or Mac, could be held up by the …

HTC reportedly working on an iOS compatible camera to compete with GoPro

HTC is reportedly working on a new GoPro-like waterproof camera that can be used to capture footage of extreme sports and other activities, according to Bloomberg. Such a device would be the company’s first camera that’s not permanently attached to a smartphone. Little is known about the …

‘Siri, what song is this?’ The iOS 8 GM doesn’t have a clue, but it’s coming back next week

Remember when Apple announced during WWDC that Siri in iOS 8 would be getting several cool new features, including the ability to figure out what song is playing with a music recognition engine powered by Shazam? In the recent GM build of iOS 8, the feature has been removed completely. Apple notes …

Despite denial from band, U2 still set to perform at Apple event tomorrow says New York Times

Recent rumors that indicated U2 would be involved in the launch of tomorrow’s iPhone 6 and iWatch have been shot down by the band, but the New York Times said today the musicians will in fact have a role in the event. According to three sources who spoke to the Times, U2 is scheduled to perform …

New Apple Store in Atlanta scheduled to open this weekend, new Toledo store under construction

Apple has announced that the grand opening for its new Cumberland Mall store in Atlanta, Georgia will take place this Saturday, September 6th at 10 AM. The store will be the sixth Apple retail location in the state.<p>It looks like construction is ready to get underway at the Franklin Park Mall …

'Signal' for iOS Lets Users Make Encrypted Voice Calls for Free

Open source software group Open Whisper Systems today released a new encrypted phone app called <i>Signal</i>, which is designed to allow its users to make secure calls on the iPhone at no cost.<p>Using end-to-end encryption, <i>Signal</i> secures iPhone conversations so third-parties cannot listen in. <i>Signal</i> uses a …

Here’s how to BitTorrent movies on your Apple TV

Popcorn Time is a fantastic — albeit questionably legal — Mac app that allows you to treat BitTorrent like Netflix, searching for movies and TV shows on sites like The Pirate Bay that you want to watch and then streaming them directly to your computer.<p>It’s a great app, but it has at least one …

iOS 8 beta 5 to be released August 4th, beta 6 on August 15th

According to our sources, Apple is nearing the end of the beta testing cycle for iOS 8. We are told that the company plans to seed iOS 8 beta 5 to …

No service? goTenna hardware and iOS app let you text off-the-grid

If you’ve ever been on a hike, out of the country, or at a crowded concert with no service, goTenna is aiming to be your connectivity solution. The hardware accessory combined with an application for both iOS and Android says it will allow you to create a local network that works reliably. The …

Apple's Next-Generation A8 Chip Said to Top 2 GHz, Remain Dual-Core

Besides a larger display, Apple's upcoming iPhone 6 also may feature a faster A8 processor that pushes the system-on-a-chip beyond the 2.0 GHz threshold, claims <i>GforGames</i> citing Chinese media source <i>cnBeta</i> [Google Translate].<p>According to the latest information, Apple will reportedly increase the CPU …

New iPad Air with same design, 8MP rear camera, and more efficient A8 chip enters production this month

Apple is reportedly set to begin production of its next-generation iPad Air this month with display components going into mass production in the middle of this month and components such as the processor and camera sensors going into production next month. The design of the sixth-generation full …