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iPhone to iPhone 6: History in specs

iPhone to iPhone 6: History in specs

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the latest in a line of Apple phones stretching back to the original in 2007. Year after year, release after release, they've grown bigger, faster, more powerful, and better. You can see it in the specs and feel it in the experience. Now, some people believe...
How to accept a Family Sharing invitation with iOS 8

How to accept a Family Sharing invitation with iOS 8

If you have iOS 8, you have the ability to share all your iTunes purchases with other members of your household with Family Sharing. After you've setup and enabled Family Sharing all you've got to do is invite people. And if you're on the receiving end, you've just got to accept the invitation to...
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Report claims to have the list of bug fixes Apple has in mind for iOS 8.0.1

Apple may have just released iOS 8 to the world less than a year ago but a new report claims to have gotten a hold of the change log of bug fixes that will be part of iOS 8.0.1, the first update for the OS since its launch. MacRumors claims to have gotten a hold of the change log for iOS 8.0.1...
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46% of Apple mobile devices now running iOS 8

Apple recently released iOS 8 and now the company has shared some details on just how the update is performing with regards to platform penetration. According to data from Apple, 46 percent of consumers have updated to iOS 8. As of September 21, while iOS 8 sits comfortably on 46 percent, iOS...
How to use Family Sharing for calendars in iOS 8

How to use Family Sharing for calendars in iOS 8

Family Sharing in iOS 8 makes it easy to share a lot more than just App Store and iTunes purchases. One of the biggest headaches for many families is coordinating schedules. From soccer practices to ballet recitals to a night without the kids, Family Sharing can also help you make sure everyone's...
Skype for iPhone lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iOS 8 lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iPhone just got an update to version 5.5 that has enabled interactive notifications in iOS 8. The update allows users to take advantage of the enhanced notification actions, including declining calls, composing responses, and more — all right from the notification. Since Skype...
How to set a keyboard as your default in iOS 8

How to set a keyboard as your default in iOS 8

One of the most popular new features of iOS 8 is the ability to use custom third party keyboards on your iPhone and iPad. Once you find the perfect keyboard for you, odds are you'll want it to be your go-to default for everything. Luckily, there's an easy way to set it as your default so you don'...
Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Handoff and Wi-Fi calling are two new features of iOS 8 (and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus). Unfortunately they don't play very well together. If you've run into problems getting Handoff to work right after trying Wi-Fi calling, here's how to fix it. Handoff is a new set of iOS 8 and OS X...
How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8

How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8

Wi-Fi calling is a new feature of iOS 8 that's available initially to T-Mobile customers in the United States and EE customers in the U.K. What's more, it's coming to other carriers in the coming months. It lets your iPhone make and receive calls using Wi-Fi instead of depending on your carrier's...
Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No, there's no iCloud Drive app

Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No, there's no iCloud Drive app on iOS!

The launch of iOS 8 brought with it the launch of iCloud Drive, and... a whole lot of confusion. Apple stated during the WWDC keynote that while iCloud Drive was coming to both the Mac and iOS, there would not be a standalone iCloud Drive app. That's not a problem with OS X Yosemite because it's...
Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Continuity and Handoff are both new iOS 8 features that make for a more seamless experience than ever when it comes to using multiple devices. Continuity lets you answer phone calls that come in on your iPhone on your iPad, and soon on your Mac as well through Yosemite. Handoff, one of the major...
Yes, Camera Roll is gone in iOS 8 — Here's where it went and why!

Yes, Camera Roll is gone in iOS 8 — Here's where it went and why!

One of the first things many people noticed yesterday after upgrading to iOS 8 was that the Camera Roll and Photo Stream sections in the Photos app were completely missing. This left many people confused and alarmed as to where their Camera Roll photos went, and understandably so. However, your...
Out of space to install iOS 8? Use iTunes instead!

Out of space to install iOS 8? Use iTunes instead!

If you're getting an error message that says you can't install iOS 8 because you don't have enough free space on your device, you have two choices: Either you can delete stuff until you do have enough space, or you can use your Mac or PC and iTunes to take care of it. So you're ready to pull...
The choice in iOS 8 makes it the best one yet

The choice in iOS 8 makes it the best one yet

There's an old saying; "you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone." Personally speaking that's how picking up an iPhone or iPad after using other mobile platforms – predominantly Android – has felt until iOS 8 came along. But no more. iOS 8 truly is Apple's latest and very greatest, and...
iOS 8 kills iPhoto and forces a messy transition to Photos

iOS 8 kills iPhoto and forces a messy transition to Photos

One consequence of upgrading to iOS 8: You're no longer going to be able to use the iOS version of iPhoto. From here on out you're supposed to use Photos. What's worse, it may be a very painful transition if you invested in some of iPhoto's features. Read on for details. It's an ex-parrot...
iMore show 420: iOS 8 review

iMore show 420: iOS 8 review

The iMore show brings you everything you need to know about the week in iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple! On this episode: iOS 8 is here and we're going to review it! Join Rene and Ally as they go through everything from Extensibility to Continuity, Mail to Safari, HealthKit to HomeKit, Spotlight to...
Did you update to iOS 8?

Did you update to iOS 8?

Did you update to iOS 8? The dust is starting to settle as the great iOS 8 update is now with us. Despite all of the issues with download queues, long install times and potentially having to clear out oodles of space on our devices to accept the OTA, update day has a very different level of...
Locking down iOS 8: How Apple is keeping your iPhone and iPad safe!

Locking down iOS 8: How Apple is keeping your iPhone and iPad safe!

Apple has posted a new version of their terrific white paper on iOS security, this one updated for iOS 8 an dated September, 2014. I haven't had time to read through it yet, but if last year's version is any indication, encryption enthusiasts should be in for a treat. The timing, immediately...
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Tim Cook posts open letter on privacy, Apple updates policies for iOS 8

Apple has just posted some updated privacy policies that were changed due to the launch of iOS 8. The changes were accompanied by a letter written by Apple CEO Tim Cook. According to Apple, "The changes were made predominantly to cover new features that will be released with iOS 8 or to...
What iCloud Drive storage plan should you get?

What iCloud Drive storage plan should you get?

iCloud Drive is revamping the traditional iCloud service we've been using for a few years now. Instead of just being able to house your contacts, calendars, Photo Stream, and backups, iCloud Drive can act as a central repository for lots of different kinds of files. You can then access these...

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