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How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

Here's what you need to know about preventing and recovering from the iOS 8 Unicode crash bug. While Apple is working on a fix for the bug that causes Messages and notifications to crash iOS 8, there are several things you can do right now to help prevent your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch from...
Google will soon show you apps related to your searches

Google will soon show you apps related to your searches

Google will be indexing apps for iPhone and iPad, which will let users open specific app content from a Google search. In both the Google Search and Chrome apps for iPhone and iPad, users will have the ability to open another app based on the search they have performed. For instance, if you do a...
Why we're still talking (and writing) about the Apple Watch

Why we're still talking (and writing) about the Apple Watch

I can't help but keep coming back to the Watch: There are problems to solve, challenges to face. Why not write about them? I've seen a number of complaints lately while browsing Twitter — and even iMore's own forums — about the sheer volume of Apple Watch coverage undertaken by this site and...
Dripthat lets you share your favorite moments with friends and family

Dripthat lets you share your favorite moments with friends and family

Dripthat is a new social network and app that lets you easily share photos and videos with family and friends. With Dripthat, you share little "drips," small collections of photos and videos. You can choose to share drips publicly, or with a specific group of friends and family. Dripthat makes...
How to delete multiple photos and videos at once in Messages for iPhone and iPad

How to delete multiple photos and videos at once in Messages for iPhone and iPad

Pictures and videos stored in the Messages app can take up lots of storage space on your iPhone and iPad. If you've already saved a lot of them, there's little reason to keep them hanging around in the Messages app. Deleting them all one by one would be a daunting and tedious task. Instead, you...
Case-Mate Tough Air Cases for iPhone 6 Plus are over 50% off today!

Case-Mate Tough Air Cases for iPhone 6 Plus are over 50% off today!

This iPhone 6 Plus hybrid case can absorb some serious impacts thanks to its dual-layer design that combines a shock absorbing silicone bumper and a transparent, textured exterior plastic shell. The back shell provides you with additional grip, making those accidental drops a thing of the past....
Fleksy adds millions of stickers with its new Imoji keyboard partnership

Fleksy adds millions of stickers with its new Imoji keyboard partnership

The popular Flesky keyboard for the iPhone and iPad got a big update today, adding the new Imoji Sticker Keyboard, which lets users communicate using millions of stickers. If you love stickers, then you are really going to go nuts with the update to the Fleksy third-party keyboard for the iPhone...
Amazon's Kindle app gets a new font and better layouts for easier reading

Amazon's Kindle app gets a new font and better layouts for easier reading

Amazon has updated the Kindle app for iPhone and iPad with new page layouts, better word spacing, and a new font. The latest update to Amazon's Kindle app is all about making reading easier. To that end, the app offers a new page layout system designed for all screens, as well as better word...
How to add Glances to your Apple Watch

How to add Glances to your Apple Watch

Glances are information cards that live just below your clock face. Like widgets, but with less interactivity. Apple builds several Glances into the Apple Phone, including the incredibly useful settings glance (think Control Center), Now Playing for music and audio control, Battery, Activity,...
TextExpander will now suggest new snippets to you and lets you sync with iCloud Drive

TextExpander now suggests new snippets and lets you sync with iCloud Drive

Popular Mac utility TextExpander has hit version 5.0, adding new syncing capabilities, suggested snippets, and more. TextExpander has become more versatile than ever with version 5.0, adding more options for syncing your snippets, including iCloud Drive. You'll also now receive snippet...
SwiftConf offers discounted 'late bird' pricing

SwiftConf offers discounted 'late bird' pricing

Near Cologne, Germany in late June? Interested in an Apple-focused developer conference? If you can't make it to WWDC this year, or even if you can, and you're looking for something else, SwiftConf — the developer conference formerly known as Objective-Cologne — happens June 23 - 25, 2015 at the...
Which MacBook should I use for writing code?

Which MacBook should I use for writing code?

Any Mac laptop is good for writing, but if you're programming, you're bound to run into a specific set of problems. Those problems include screen real estate, storage capacity, RAM overhead and the speed of the processor, at least when it comes to doing something with the code you're writing...
iMore's Peter Cohen and Ally Kazmucha will talk app discovery at AltConf 2015

iMore's Peter Cohen and Ally Kazmucha will talk app discovery at AltConf 2015

The alternative WWDC event, AltConf will take place in the AMC Metreon from June 8-12. Today, we're excited to confirm that our own Peter Cohen and Ally Kazmucha are on the speaker list. The crew from iMore will be discussing how developers can get their apps noticed by the media. The app stores (...
The advent and evolution of Apple's digital hub

The advent and evolution of Apple's digital hub

Like many people, the iPhone has replaced many consumer electronics in my home. I no longer own a point-and-shoot camera, camcorder, voice recorder or dedicated music player. My iPhone is all of those items — plus more — in one, sleek, powerful and pocketable device. In 2001, of course, the...
Best web browser apps for iPhone

Best web browsers for iPhone

If Safari just isn't your thing, here are some other great browsers to choose from. The iPhone's built-in browser, Safari, is perfect for many people. But it's not perfect for everyone. If you want or need something different, like Google account sync, Flash support, or night reading, the App...
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Apple comments on iOS 8 unicode crash bug, fix in the works

A bug in how iOS 8 renders Unicode is causing Messages to crash or reboot when a specific string is received. Update: An Apple spokesperson told iMore: We are aware of an iMessage issue caused by a specific series of unicode characters and we will make a fix available in a software update...
Mac audio graphing tool FuzzMeasure update to version 4 with over 50 new features

Mac audio graphing tool FuzzMeasure updated to version 4 with over 50 new features

FuzzMeasure, an audio and acoustic graphing tool for Mac, has been updated to version 4 with lots of new features. FuzzMeasure, a tool for audio professionals that allows them to produce detailed graphs of audio and acoustic measurements, has been updated to version 4 today with a new graphing...
Snapchat may do away with touch-to-view, working on 'unique experience' for Apple Watch

Snapchat may do away with touch-to-view, working on 'unique experience' for Apple Watch

Snapchat's requirement to hold your finger down to view snaps may eventually go away, but an Apple Watch app may still be a ways out. Speaking to Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg at Code Conference this evening, Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel said that the company may eventually do away with the...
Space Black Apple Watch (steel) unboxing

Space Black Apple Watch (steel) unboxing

The Space Black Apple Watch is stainless steel with diamond-like coating (DLC). The result is something with an almost other-worldly beauty. Like dragon scales or the Batmobile, the stuff of legends. The link bracelet enjoys the same kind of cleverness as the band itself — push a button and...
Transit directions may roll out to a limited selection of cities with iOS 9

Transit directions may roll out to a limited selection of cities with iOS 9

Apple will reportedly stage a limited rollout of its transit feature in iOS 9, bringing it to only a few cities across North America, Europe, and China. Although first-party transit directions are said to be returning to iOS with the release of iOS 9, only a few cities will be supported when the...

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