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iOS 8 review: 3 months later

iOS 8 review: 3 months later

Three months ago we reviewed iOS 8, arguably the most jam-packed versions of the iPhone and iPad operating system we've seen since the introduction of the App Store back in 2008. Since then we've gotten updates — up to iOS 8.1.2 on the production branch and iOS 8.2 beta 2 on the developer branch...
Run old-school console games on the Mac with OpenEmu

Run old-school console games on the Mac with OpenEmu

I'm 45, and I've been gaming on consoles since the Magnavox Odyssey. Many of the games I've played over the years represent a huge investment of time and a huge return of pleasure in playing, so I keep them. I keep them on shelves in my office, I keep them in bins in my basement. I don't get rid...
What you need to know about Apple's holiday shipping deadlines

What you need to know about Apple's holiday shipping deadlines

If you're considering picking up a shiny new iPhone, Mac, iPod, Apple TV, or iPad for your loved ones this holiday, Apple's made it easier than ever. Between the Apple Online Store and the company's retail stores, it's simple to pick up the device of your choice in time to hide it under your...
Apple goes behind the scenes of 'The Song'

Apple goes behind the scenes of 'The Song'

There's no denying that Apple caused a few tears to be shed when it released its latest ad, titled "The Song," earlier this week. Today, however, Apple is giving us a little peek at what went into the making of the ad, revealing the tools used to bring together both the new and old. While...
iOS 8

Apple will require 64-bit support for updates to existing iOS apps by June 1, 2015

Apple has sent out word to their third-party app developers that any updates to their existing iOS apps must be made with the iOS 8 SDK and offer 64-bit support by June 1, 2015. This news comes just a few months after Apple announced that any new iOS 8 apps submitted to iTunes for publication...
Drafts gets its widget back in version 4.0.6

Drafts gets its widget back in version 4.0.6

Despite releasing an update just yesterday that saw its Notification Center widget removed, Drafts has updated to version 4.0.6 today with the widget restored. Apple had previously requested that the widget be removed or changed due to button behavior, but the buttons are back with this update...
Best Touch ID compatible apps for iPhone: Protection and convenience all in one!

Best Touch ID compatible apps for iPhone and iPad

When Apple first introduced Touch ID in 2013, the company initially only allowed using it for unlocking your iPhone and confirming App Store purchases. Now, thanks to iOS 8, app developers can securely take advantage of Touch ID to protect and secure purchases, notes, passwords, and other kinds...
Best phones

Check out our brand new best phones guides!

We've had a flurry of carrier-themed guides for best phones crossing the front page of Android Central lately. We wanted to round them all up for you here and give a bit of insight to our thinking when putting them together. Yes, iPhone shows up in many of them. Each one of our guides runs...
Federal Court of Canada orders Apple to turn over documents in antitrust probe

Federal Court of Canada orders Apple to turn over documents in antitrust probe

Canada's Federal Court has ordered Apple to give documents to the Canadian Competition Bureau, which is looking into the possibility that Apple unfairly used its market position to increase iPhone sales. The Bureau thinks that agreements between carriers and Apple may have harmed competition by...
Microsoft Xim

Microsoft's Xim photo sharing app now supports Apple TV

Microsoft will release an update for its recently-launched smartphone photo-sharing app Xim later today that adds support for displaying those images for a number of TV set-top boxes and sticks, including Apple TV. Other devices that will now work with the Xim app include Google's Chromecast,...

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