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I'd love to see Handoff for iTunes in iOS 9

I'd love to see Handoff for iTunes in iOS 9

One of Continuity's best features is Handoff — the ability to push not just data but state between iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Using Handoff, you can start an email on your iPhone, sit down at your Mac, tap an icon, and finish right where you left off. You can start reading a website on your Mac and...
What would you change about Notification Center?

What would you change about Notification Center?

Notification Center is a way to collect all your widgets and alerts all in one place. Since its debut in iOS 5, Apple has included first-party widgets, removed them, then added support for third-party widgets. Apple has added a missed tab and then taken it away. Apple has added predictive...
iOS 8.3 beta now on Apple Seed, appears to be invitation only

iOS 8.3 beta now on Apple Seed, appears to be invitation only

Apple has started sending out email invitations to some members of the Apple Seed program, inviting them to beta test iOS 8.3. Based on the contents of the email — some of us here received it — it looks like Apple is not doing a full-on public beta like they did for OS X Yosemite, but are instead...

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What we're expecting from WWDC 2015

What we're expecting from WWDC 2015

WWDC 2015 is around the corner. What are you expecting? Apple's Worldwide Developers' Conference, themed "The epicenter of change," will kick off June 8 this year and run a full week, closing on June 12. Here's what iMore's staff is looking forward to seeing from the company's keynote and state...
I'd love to see Handoff for iTunes in iOS 9

I'd love to see Handoff for iTunes in iOS 9

One of Continuity's best features is Handoff — the ability to push not just data but state between iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Using Handoff, you can start an email on your iPhone, sit down at your Mac, tap an icon, and finish right where you left off. You can start reading a website on your Mac and...
Coachella's love affair with iOS

Coachella's love affair with iOS

Three quarters of Coachella attendees are using the app, and 90 percent of them are using it on iOS. Coachella — more properly the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival — is an annual celebration held at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. The Coachella app lets attendees view the lineup...
iOS apps are secure — it's 'security' advertorials that remain a threat

iOS apps are secure — it's 'security' advertorials that remain a threat

Another day, another CEO from a "security software" company pens a "guest editorial" saying Apple needs to open up to — guess what? — "security software". Just like the last time, the premise is self-serving, the headline spit-take inducing, and it's absolutely not worth rewarding negative...
Bing.com on iPhone 6

Microsoft revamps Bing.com design for iOS users with new sections

Microsoft has launched a revamped design for its Bing.com homepage for iOS browser users, with a number of new features and changes. Safari browser users can now swipe up to see the sections on the Bing.com home page. They will also notice a new translucent color scheme. Users can tap on the...
How to type Spock's vulcan salute emoji with your iPhone or iPad

How to type Spock's vulcan salute emoji with your iPhone or iPad

How do you type Mr. Spock's live long and prosper (llap) Vulcan salute emoji on your iPhone or iPad? After posting the iOS 8.3 emoji keyboard how-to earlier, of course this was the question that quickly flooded my inbox. It's part of the same new unicode emoji set Apple has added to iOS 8.3 and...
How to use the new, diverse emoji keyboard on iPhone and iPad

How to use the new, diverse emoji keyboard on iPhone and iPad

iOS 8.3 has over 300 new, more diverse emoji, including five alternate skin tones and thirty two new country flags As part of Apple's ongoing efforts to address diversity, iOS 8.3 includes a much wider array of cultures and ethnicities for face and hand symbols on iPhone and iPad. Face and hand...
Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple has released iOS 8.3 to the public, and users can grab the update either over the air or through iTunes. The third major update for iOS 8, 8.3 adds a number of improvements, including over 300 new and diverse emoji characters. Also added in this update are a number of performance fixes....
How would you change the Lock screen?

How would you change the Lock screen?

The Lock screen serves too diametrically opposed functions — to secure your iPhone or iPad against unauthorized access, and to provide convenient access to information and actions. The original iPhone simply, delightfully let you swipe to unlock, with or without a passcode. Over time, Apple has...
iOS 8 review: Six months later

iOS 8 review: Six months later

Six months ago Apple released iOS 8, the biggest update to the company's mobile operating system since the advent of the App Store in 2008. Six months ago Apple released iOS 8, the biggest update to the company's mobile operating system since the advent of the App Store in 2008. We reviewed iOS...

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