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iCloud.com Photos section gets email sharing, image zoom features

iCloud.com Photos section gets email sharing, image zoom features

The Photos section of the iCloud website has nabbed a couple of new features today. Users now enjoy new email sharing options, as well as a manual zoom slider. The new zoom slider appears in the top left corner of the Photos app, and enables you to do exactly what it implies: zoom in and out...
How to save high-resolution versions of your Instagram photos

How to save high-resolution versions of your Instagram photos

Once you've posted a photo using Instagram, the incredibly popular social photo network, it's locked into its tiny filtered form. Instagram doesn't even let you download it after the fact — you need to screenshot it or resort to a third-part ripper, even for your own photos. What Instagram does...
Apple's Maps Connect tool for small businesses expands to more countries

Apple's Maps Connect tool for small businesses expands to more countries

Apple has expanded its Maps Connect web tool beyond the United States. The tool, which helps small business manage their listing on Apple Maps, is now available in the U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. In order to use Maps Connect, go to the Connect website and sign in with...
Tweetbot for Mac returns to the Mac App Store

Tweetbot for Mac returns to the Mac App Store

Yesterday Tweetbot for Mac experienced authentication issues with Twitter and was temporarily pulled from the Mac App Store until those issues could be resolved. Well, they've been resolved and Tweetbot is now back for the Mac. It might take a while to propagate through the servers, but if you...
Building classic Mac OS apps in OS X

Building classic Mac OS apps in OS X

We live in a modern era of Mac development, but behind that there's 30 years of legacy dating back to the original Mac in 1984. It's easy to ignore the millions upon millions of lines of code that have been written for Mac operating systems from System 1.0 forward, but you do so at the peril of...
Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift course from Stanford now live on iTunes U

Developing iOS 8 Apps with Swift course from Stanford now live on iTunes U

Stanford has just launched their new iOS 8 course on iTunes U and this year it's focused on Apple's brand new programming language, Swift. Taught by professor Paul Hegarty, two sessions and accompanying slides are online — Logistics, iOS 8 Overview; and More Xcode and Swift, MVC. Updated for...
Apple Pay coming to PGA Tour courtesy of MasterCard

Apple Pay coming to PGA Tour courtesy of MasterCard

MasterCard has announced that they will be bringing Apple Pay to the PGA Tour. Golf fans will be able to use Apple's contactless payment feature later this week during the Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Phoenix Open will be the first PGA Tour stop to accept Apple Pay, and customers...
How to keep your iPhone happy during a blizzard

How to keep your iPhone happy during a blizzard

There's a literal storm coming to my not-so-tiny little corner of the world, and various reports have it pegged as "record-breaking," "devastating," and "potentially catastrophic." Happy January 26 to you too, weather service! As someone who works at home within walking distance of food and...
Microsoft OneNote for Mac — is it an Evernote contender?

Microsoft OneNote for Mac — is it an Evernote contender?

OneNote is Microsoft's answer to Evernote and other note-taking software. It's available for iOS and OS X (along with Android and Windows Phone), but I'm going to focus my attention on the Mac version. Is it a viable alternative to Evernote? Let's take a look. OneNote requires you to use a (...
Original version of TestFlight app testing service shutting down in February

Original version of TestFlight app testing service shutting down in February

TestFlight has announced that the original, web-based version of their app testing service will close in February. Developers are receiving emails from the service, encouraging them to switch over to Apple's new version of TestFlight. Apple purchased Burstly, the company behind the testing...
Best podcast apps for iPhone

Best podcast apps for iPhone

What's your preferred podcast player for iPhone? Apple's built-in Podcasts app covers all the basics. Audio and video, download and streaming, discovery and subscription. It also syncs with iTunes on Mac and Windows. So, if you're just getting into podcasts, it's a great app to get into them...
1Password apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad receive major updates

1Password apps for Mac, iPhone and iPad receive major updates

Password manager 1Password has been updated, for the Mac as well as the iPhone and iPad. The iOS update focuses on making 1Password more powerful with tools like a new login creator and one-time passwords, while 1Password for Mac receives a lot of important updates to syncing, as well as other...
Many US Apple Store employees could be going to China

200 of Apple's US retail employees may be relocating to China

A new report claims Apple's retail store head Angela Ahrendts is trying to get some of her US employees to move to China. It adds that about 200 US Apple retail workers have indicated they will indeed relocate to that part of the world in an effort to beef up Apple's stores in China. According...
Adjust your level of protection with this versatile iPhone 6 case—only $12.95 today

Adjust your level of protection with this versatile iPhone 6 case—only $12.95 today

Featuring a sleek yet protective multifunctional bumper, you'll have excellent protection against drops with the R-Series Cover. Including 3 separate case styles to roll with, you can use either of the two polycarbonate back covers, or simply use the bumper on its own!
The APPL Q1 2015 consensus — betting on big

The APPL Q1 2015 consensus — betting on big

Following their Q4 2015 earning report last year, Apple gave guidance for the upcoming Q1 2015 quarter of between $63.5 and $66.5 billion. Given the success of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the continued growth of the Mac, and the flat but stable position of the iPad, however, it seems most...
Nexus 6

Apple foiled Motorola's plans of including a fingerprint sensor in the Nexus 6

Motorola's Nexus 6 was originally scheduled to feature a fingerprint sensor where the dimple is located at the back, but the idea was ultimately foiled by Apple. Motorola was working on fingerprint recognition with a company called AuthenTec, with devices from as far back as 2011 featuring the...
AT&T Nextel Mexico

AT&T to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.875 billion

AT&T plans to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.875 billion in an effort to create a massive North American Mobile Service area that will be able to offer wireless access to 400 million people. The news comes a few months after AT&T announced plans to buy another Mexico-based wireless carrier...
iPhone 6 Plus

Samsung will reportedly supply most of the processors for Apple's next iPhone

It has been reported that Samsung will be behind the next-generation iPhone. Samsung is said to provide up to 75 percent of processors used by Apple in the production of the company's next smartphone. According to the Korean Maeil Business Newspaper: "According to sources in the...
Twitterrific for iPhone and iPad gets multi-image support and more

Twitterrific 5.9 for iPhone and iPad brings multi-image support and more

Twitterrific for iPhone and iPad has hit version 5.9, adding a number of new features for media, particularly for images. There is also support for rich media previews and new video features. The major addition in Twitterrific 5.9 is multi-image support, both for uploading and viewing. With...
Switch to iPhone: For a better everyday camera!

Switch to iPhone: For a better everyday camera!

There's never been a better time to switch to iPhone. Whether you're tempted for yourself or looking to help the Android user in your life, the all-new, all-better iPhone 6 and iPhone-6-plus make the move more compelling than ever — especially with their incredible everyday cameras. The...

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