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Sky Go adds ITV support just in time for the World Cup

Sky TV's popular mobile service, Sky Go, just got more useful for football fans on the go by adding ITV to its list of supported channels just in time for the Fifa World Cup. Or, if you're just into regular TV, you'll be well taken care of by the other channels since it includes ITV1, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and CITV.

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Best messaging apps for iPhone: Hangouts, LINE, WhatsApp, and more!

iMore's guide to the best, most reliable, and most widely used messaging apps currently available on the iPhone!

Looking for the best iPhone apps to stay in contact with your friends and family? When it comes to messaging, the list of services to choose from is pretty much endless. Whether you need to send messages internationally or just don't care to give out your phone number or iMessage information to everyone you need to be able to communicate with, there's an appropriate option for everyone. But that still leaves one important question unanswered, what messaging apps for iPhone are the absolute best?

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New and updated apps: SwiftKey Note, Uber, Castro, and more!

Every day dozens and dozens of new and updated apps and games hit the iOS and Mac App Stores. It's impossible to keep up with them all, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Today we've got updates to BlackBerry's cross-platform messenger, a popular note taker and something that'll help you get around. Let's take a look!

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Instagram adds bunch of new editing tools

Instagram 6.0 has hit the App Store today, bringing with it some new photo editing features. The features include the ability to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and warmth. In addition, you can now selectively add filters to your photos, controlling the intensity of the change. The new features can be found when adding a filter by selecting the new wrench icon.

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Microsoft's Bing is the search engine of choice in Yosemite's new Spotlight

Apple's keynote for the 2014 WWDC event is history but there are still some interesting news bits that are slowly being discovered from the massive two hour briefing. One of them was officially confirmed by Microsoft as it stated the updated Spotlight feature in OS X 10.10 Yosemite and iOS 8 will have its web searches powered by Bing.

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iOS apps can now "facilitate transmission of approved virtual currencies"

A new section in the App Store guidelines suggests that virtual currencies like Bitcoin may very well be supported in the future on iOS. Previously Apple had placed a ban on those sorts of apps, but section 11.17 shows there's been some easing up.

"Apps may facilitate transmission of approved virtual currencies provided that they do so in compliance with all state and federal laws for the territories in which the app functions."

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Apple Design Award 2014 winners: Monument Valley, Sky Guide, Threes and more!

Apple on Monday afternoon announced the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards (ADAs), applications for iOS and OS X that "raise the bar in design, technology and innovation." The awards were given out at WWDC 2014. This year's group of ADA winners includes popular games Threes and Monument Valley, the astronomy app Night Sky, journal app Day One and others. In total, twelve apps were inducted into the ADAs, including two student winners.

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SceneKit and CloudKit to offer casual game developers enhanced toolsets

Another tidbit out of WWDC is SceneKit, an extension of the SpriteKit developer framework introduced for casual game developers last year. SceneKit promises to offer similar automated physics to casual games, only for 3D settings. It has its own physics engine, particle system, and supports scripted actions. As before, there are per-pixel physics employed, inverse kinematics, and a new framework called CloudKit to help developers work with server data in an easier way.

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SwiftKey keyboard will be coming to iOS 8

One of the major new features in iOS 8 just announced at WWDC 2014 is support for third-party keyboards and SwiftKey will be one of them. We've just received word from SwiftKey that in fact...they've already started:

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TestFlight to enable App Store beta testing

We've got more news coming from WWDC! TestFlight, a popular means of testing iOS apps before they hit primetime in the App Store, will be rolled out as a free service to developers shortly. Developers will be able to seamlessly invite users to try out apps and rollout updates.

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