Tag Archives: apple

Twitter’s iOS app gains Peek and Pop previews

Although you couldn’t tell it by looking at official release notes for Twitter’s version 6.54 update, which make a passing mention of “a few minor updates that you didn’t even know you needed”, the app has finally gained additional 3D Touch goodies in the form of Peek and Pop previews within the app. Before today, […]

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Jawbone stops making UP fitness trackers, planning a clinical-grade health device

Jawbone, which made a name for itself a decade ago with a lineup of high-quality Bluetooth headsets, has stopped making and selling the UP fitness trackers, according to a report yesterday from Tech Insider. Sources familiar with the matter have reportedly told the publication that the company has sold its remaining inventory to a third-party reseller, while The Verge […]

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Bummed by iOS’s erratic text selection in Safari? Try this simple trick

Sometimes it feels like I’m wrestling with iOS’s text-selection feature in Safari instead of it making my life easier. Increasingly, certain webpages either wouldn’t let me copy body text at all or would leave me struggling trying to make a precise selection. More often than not, zooming doesn’t prove much of a help. This issue is particularly […]

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Bookmark apps and iTunes content and install them later with Lookmark for iPhone

Lookmark for iPhone by developer Claes Jacobsson received a major update yesterday, prompting me to take another look at this interesting piece of software. With Lookmark, you can bookmark apps and other iTunes content very easily from Safari, other apps and your desktop, and install/download them later when the time is right. Yesterday’s update added a Share sheet extension which can...

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AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule have been pulled from all U.S. Apple Stores

Both the AirPort Extreme wireless base station and the AirPort Time Capsule appliance, which is a combination of a base station and a 2TB/3TB wireless hard drive with built-in Time Machine support, have been pulled from Apple’s retail stores in the United States, an Apple support representative has confirmed to MacRumors.... Read the rest of […]

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Google’s iOS app gains Accelerated Mobile Pages, sports highlight videos in Now cards

Google’s native Search application for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad this morning received a newsworthy update in the App Store, gaining faster browsing with support for Accelerated Mobile Pages from major publishers and another feature which allows you to instantly watch sports highlight videos in Now cards. The app’s available for free on the App Store.... Read […]

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Day One 2 gains Spotlight integration, On This Day and other new features

Bloom Built’s journaling app, Day One 2, was refreshed in the App Store this morning with more than a dozen new features, including integration with iOS 9’s Spotlight Search feature, an “On This Day” feature which lets you relive what happened on this day by using filters and notifications, JSON file import, search filters for […]

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Apple’s Amazon Echo rival could detect users via built-in camera and facial recognition

Apple’s rumored Amazon Echo rival, which we learned yesterday could actually be an upgraded Apple TV, will have a built-in camera and use facial recognition to detect users as they enter the room, said the people briefed on Apple’s plans who spoke to CNET on condition of anonymity. Upon recognizing a user, the device would pull up […]

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Apple: we’re “working rapidly” to bring Apple Pay to “every significant market”

Earlier in the week, Apple Pay launched fully in Singapore with five major local banks on board, marking the sixth country where the company’s service is currently accepted as a form of payment. But that’s just the beginning as Apple’s ultimate goal is to roll out the service to “every significant market” in which the […]

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“Trade Up with Installments” iPhone program expands to France, Italy and Spain

MacRumors is reporting that Apple’s trade-up program for the iPhone, dubbed “Trade Up with Installments”, has expanded to an additional three countries today: France, Italy and Spain. Customers in these countries can now trade in a used iPhone, Android or Windows Phone smartphone and put the value of that device towards a new iPhone based on a 24-month payment […]

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