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Apple Pay lands 24 new bank and credit union partnerships

05/05/2015, 06:05 pm

In an update to its Apple Pay support webpage on Tuesday, Apple announced a new batch of 24 participating card issuers, with credit unions accounting for a large majority of additions.

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Home Depot announces future Apple Pay support, will become largest partner retailer

05/05/2015, 04:05 pm

Home Depot on Tuesday officially announced upcoming support for Apple Pay, and with more than 2,000 stores will be the largest retail chain to sign on to Apple's branded NFC-based mobile payments initiative.

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Apple's Beats Music relaunch might hurt Spotify more than others, data suggests

05/05/2015, 03:05 pm

Swedish music streamer Spotify has more to lose from Apple's anticipated Beats Music revamp than its competition, according to new usage data, as iOS accounts for a majority of Spotify's active users.

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Volkswagen intros Watch remote app, Dropbox to get in-app creation of Office docs

05/05/2015, 01:05 pm

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced an Apple Watch app that will offer remote control of many car functions, while Dropbox released a significant update to its iOS client and promised that users will soon be able to create Office documents from within the app.

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iOS-exclusive Periscope torpedoed Mayweather-Pacquiao PPV sales, promoter says

05/05/2015, 12:05 pm

Even after shattering pay-per-view records, at least one person involved in the "fight of the century" believes it could have been even bigger without the availability of illegal video streams through Twitter's iOS-exclusive Periscope app.

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Apple Maps Connect updated with support for five new European countries

05/04/2015, 09:05 pm

Continuing its internal mapping initiative, Apple on Monday added Maps Connect support to five new regions, allowing users in those countries to add and edit points of interest.

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Apple stops iOS 8.2 code signing, prevents downgrades from iOS 8.3

05/04/2015, 04:05 pm

Apple has stopped signing the code for iOS 8.2, meaning that anyone wanting to downgrade from iOS 8.3 through iTunes will no longer be able to do so, accounts indicated on Monday.

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Microsoft prepping Continuity-like features for Windows 10 alongside new flagship handsets - report

05/04/2015, 03:05 pm

Just over a year after closing its acquisition of Nokia's phone division, Microsoft is reportedly set to reenter the high-end handset space with a pair of new Lumia devices that will feature powerful internals and carry the mobile banner for Windows 10.

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Tweetbot updates iOS app with new Twitter 'Quote Tweet' format

05/01/2015, 05:05 pm

Popular iOS Twitter client Tweetbot received a small update on Friday with access to Twitter's new "Quote Tweet" format, which embeds tweets in a new message instead of copying a block of text.

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ACLU launches iOS app to record law enforcement encounters

04/30/2015, 07:04 pm

Looking to reduce "over-policing" and surface instances of excessive force, the American Civil Liberties Union of California on Thursday launched a smartphone app that lets users securely document law enforcement encounters.

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Apple Store app for iOS updated with Apple Watch support

04/30/2015, 07:04 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out an updated version of its Apple Store app for iOS with support for Apple Watch, which lets users keep track of orders, pick up purchases, check in to Genius Bar appointments and more.

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Ford details CarPlay integration with SYNC infotainment system

04/30/2015, 06:04 pm

Ford CEO Mark Fields on Thursday offered a few more details about plans to integrate Apple's CarPlay into future vehicles, saying that while support is coming, Ford's SYNC infotainment system will be the star of the show.

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Apple updates iMovie for iOS with fix for incorrectly cropped photos

04/30/2015, 04:04 pm

Apple on Thursday issued a minor update to its iMovie video editing app for iOS, addressing an issue that sometimes caused portrait photos to be cropped incorrectly.

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Apple opens up early access to App Analytics for developers on iTunes Connect

04/30/2015, 03:04 pm

Apple on Thursday offered developers the option to register for the App Analytics beta, opening early access to a feature originally announced at last year's Worldwide Developers Conference.

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Microsoft hopes to court iOS apps to Windows 10 with Objective-C support

04/29/2015, 02:04 pm

Microsoft on Wednesday announced plans to add Objective-C support to its forthcoming Windows 10 platform, a move that will make it easier than ever for iOS developers to port their applications over to the Windows platform.

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iOS 8 adoption cracks 80% mark in latest App Store data

04/29/2015, 12:04 pm

Adoption of iOS 8 among iPhone, iPad, and iPod owners is up to 81 percent of active devices, Apple said on Wednesday in the latest update of its App Store distribution data, measuring traffic from April 27.

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Apple's App Store review delays temporarily ground DJI's new Phantom 3 drone [u]

04/28/2015, 04:04 pm

An apparently lengthy and stringent Apple App Store review process has held up the release of an app required to connect iOS devices to DJI's Phantom 3 drone camera, leading to frustration among owners of the new device.

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MCX partner Best Buy to accept Apple Pay at stores later this year

04/27/2015, 05:04 pm

During Apple's quarterly conference call for the second quarter of 2015, CEO Tim Cook announced big box electronics store Best Buy is now accepting Apple Pay through its app and will roll out in-store support later this year.

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Apple seeds second beta of iOS 8.4 to developers

04/27/2015, 01:04 pm

Apple on Monday started seeding a second iOS 8.4 beta to developers, bringing more refinements to the company's future update for iPhones, iPads, and iPods.

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Discover cards coming to Apple Pay this fall

04/27/2015, 08:04 am

The last of America's four major credit card networks is set to join Apple Pay, as Discover announced Monday that it has struck a deal with Apple to allow its cardmembers access to the iOS-based mobile payments service.

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