Razer, known for their incredibly well designed and made gaming hardware, has announced that they are entering the mobile gaming market with their newest product: the Razer Junglecat. The Junglecat is a slide out gaming controller that also doubles as a case for your iPhone 5 or 5S. The controller measures in at a mere 18mm which slightly doubles the thickness of your phone but also comes packed with everything needed for your favorite games on iOS.
With Apple opening up to third-party keyboards on iOS 8, it looks like Miniuum will be porting its keyboard to the iPhone in the future. "We're working on a version of Minuum for iOS now, and we'll let you know when it's ready to try," the company stated.
There were lots of new things that were announced for iOS 8, but Apple didn't have time to introduce everything on stage at WWDC. We'll group these features, many of which didn't get a proper mention, in this "one more thing" post and round them up, with some notable ones including FaceTime call waiting, WiFi calling, Shazam with Siri.
Google has just published an update to the Google+ app on iOS that brings a better photos and sharing experience. New to the Google+ app are features that include Stories and photo filters, features that were recently made available on the Android app update.
As part of its raft of new APIs for developers, Apple today introduced new APIs for its fingerprint-based Touch ID system at WWDC. And the big news is that third-party apps will finally be able to use Touch ID authentication in iOS 8.
A group of Columbia University students have demonstrated a proof-of-concept implementation of iOS apps running on an Android device. The compatibility layer, dubbed "Cider" (get it? Apple? Cider?) isn't an emulator or virtual machine as you might expect — no, it's a compatibility layer designed to allow natively-coded Objective C apps to run on Android. In this case, they're demoing it on a last-generation Nexus 7.
Apple has pushed out iOS 7.1.1, updating the recently-released iOS 7.1 with a few bug fixes. Those include additional improvements to the already improved Touch ID and a pair of other fixes for responsiveness and Bluetooth connectivity. Unspecified security fixes are also included. The full changelog for the whopping 26.1MB update follows.
Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers. If you're a registered iOS developer, you can download it from the Developer Center or over the air on an iOS device with a previous beta installed. To install over the air, go to Settings > General > Software Update, and hit Install.