iOS 8

iOS 8 Now Available, But Plan To Be Patient

Apple’s iOS 8 mobile operating system is now rolling out to devices eligible for the update. It’s available both over-the-air, and by plugging your device into iTunes for a wired update, b

Box Goes iOS 8, Adds Support For App Extensions

Happy iOS 8 day, everyone. If you were hoping for any other sort of news, surrender. This is all you get today. Box, the enterprise-facing cloud file storage and management company, today relaunched i

Fleksy’s iOS 8 Keyboard Offers Plenty Of Customization And Solid Predictions

Apple’s iOS 8 operating system unlocks a key system component, providing access to the software keyboard slot to third-party developers. That’s going to mean a lot of new keyboard apps pop

iPhone 6 Plus Review: The First Truly Well-Designed Big Smartphone

Apple is launching not one, but two premium smartphones today, and the iPhone 6 Plus is the one many probably were skeptical even existed just a few short months ago. With a screen size measuring 5.5-

iOS 8 Review: Refinements And Relaxed Limitations Add Up For A Better Experience

Apple’s iOS 8 is arriving tomorrow, and while it isn’t as overtly dramatic a change as iOS 7 was last year, it’s still a big update with lots of new features and tweaks. Using it on

iPhone 6 Review: Meet The New Best Smartphone

Apple has two new iPhones debuting today, including the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 is the heir apparent to the flagship line of Apple smartphones, as it comes in at the same price point as the iPhone 5s,

Apple Sells 4M iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Pre-Orders In Opening 24 Hours

Apple has sold a record number of iPhones during its initial pre-order weekend sales, topping the charts with 4 million units moved between when it kicked off pre-sales early Friday morning and the e

PopKey’s iOS 8 Launch Will Replace Written Language With The Expressive Art Of The GIF

We’re on the verge of a linguistic revolution, made possible by the fact that Apple has opened up its iOS operating system to allow third-party keyboards. One of the first entrants will be PopKe

AT&T To Get iPhone 6-Friendly Wi-Fi Calling In 2015

The iPhone 6 supports WiFi calling. But does your <em>carrier</em> support it? If you're in the U.S., the answer to that is probably "not yet". But fear not, AT&T customers! You'll be getting

iOS 8 Won’t Be Able To Forward Texts To Your Computer For A Few Weeks After Launch

iOS 8 is coming! iOS 8 is coming! As announced during this week's iPhone 6 event, iOS 8 will ship to everyone with a compatible handset come September 17th. <em>Most</em> of iOS 8 will ship then, a

SwiftKey Shows Off Its iOS 8 Keyboard For The First Time

SwiftKey, the predictive keyboard startup that was embedded on more than 100 million Android devices last year, and more than 200 million cumulatively, has demoed its software working on iOS 8 for the

ThemeBoard Will Let Designers Share Custom Keyboards On iOS 8

Since the introduction of custom keyboards in iOS 8 at this year's WWDC, we've seen a few implementations come from developers preparing solutions aiming to make the typing experience more convenient

Minuum Previews Its Size-Shifting Virtual Keyboard For iOS 8

Toronto startup Minuum is readying its iOS 8 custom keyboard software, now that Apple has made it possible for developers to create that kind of app. The system-wide Minuum virtual keyboard is nearing

How Apple’s HealthKit Could Offer General Wellbeing As A Platform Advantage

Apple's HealthKit is coming in iOS 8, and reports about the current beta version of the software paint it mostly as an empty vessel waiting for developers to build hooks that connect their data to the

Gillmor Gang: Smoke Signals

The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Dan Farber, Kevin Marks, Keith Teare, and Steve Gillmor — talk Slack, Nuzzel, micro-audiences, notification strategy, Microsoft futures, Office on the iPad, and a

AgileBits Shows Off 1Password Login Extension For iOS 8 Apps

At WWDC last month, Apple finally announced that it was opening up Touch ID to all app developers. Now, AgileBits is showing how its 1Password app will combine Touch ID with iOS 8's Extensions to let

Watch iOS 8’s Latest Beta Transcribe Voice To Text In Near-Real Time

Apple's iOS 8 beta 4 just hit the interwebs today, and among the new features found therein, there's a cool new visualization of the iOS dictation feature (seen in the MacRumors video above) that show

Latest iOS 8 Beta Update Includes Tips, An App That Shows Features You Might Miss

The latest iOS 8 beta release includes a new Tips app pointing out features and shortcuts that aren't immediately apparent, as well as the steps necessary to turn them on or off in settings.

iOS 8 Tips Apple’s Health Hand With Homegrown Step And Calorie Counting Features

Apple has a new beta for iOS 8 available to developers, and part of the fun are new built-in features for Health, its centralized health and fitness hub. The Health app is new in iOS 8. It's designed

Why Apple Dropped Yahoo For Its Weather App In iOS 8

Shortly after the iOS 8 beta was released to developers (and early adopters) during Apple's WWDC event in early June, users discovered that Apple had replaced Yahoo's content with data from The Weathe
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