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Ford drops Microsoft's Windows Embedded, enabling support for Apple's CarPlay, Android Auto

12/12/2014, 06:12 am

Ford has abandoned its troubled Microsoft Sync automotive infotainment system for a QNX-based platform that can support Apple's CarPlay with Hands Free Siri.

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Google introduces 'material design' to iOS in app update, Apple fixes TestFlight app bugs

12/11/2014, 05:12 pm

An update to Google's flagship search app for iOS on Thursday brings the company's new "material design" user interface and Google Maps integration, while a new version of Apple's TestFlight beta testing app fixes minor bugs.

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Massive, sophisticated "Inception - Cloud Atlas" malware infects Windows and Android but can't exploit Apple's iOS without jailbreak

12/11/2014, 03:12 pm

A vast and sophisticated new espionage campaign targeting "military, diplomats, and business execs," discovered by Blue Coat Labs and confirmed by Kaspersky Labs, exploits flaws in Microsoft Windows and seeks to infect Android, Blackberry and iOS devices, but is limited to only infecting iPhones and iPads that are jailbroken.

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'Send To' function expected to arrive in Transmit for iOS after Apple changes course

12/11/2014, 01:12 pm

Apple has apparently changed its mind on allowing "Send to iCloud Drive" functionality within apps, and has asked for the popular FTP application Transmit for iOS to be resubmitted to the App Store.

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Microsoft launches new MSN apps for news, health, sports, finance & food

12/11/2014, 09:12 am

Microsoft on Thursday debuted five new applications under its MSN banner for Apple's iOS, offering aggregated content from Bing covering a range of topics including news, sports and money.

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Apple seeds iOS 8.2 beta 2 to developers

12/10/2014, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the second beta iOS version 8.2, bringing additional support for the new WatchKit SDK and fixing a number of issues related to international languages.

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IBM & Apple reveal first iOS apps in enterprise partnership, including travel, telecom, retail & government

12/10/2014, 08:12 am

Apple and IBM on Wednesday unveiled a wide range of "MobileFirst" applications targeted toward businesses, representing the first results of the enterprise-focused partnership between both companies.

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Google's Nexus 6 abandoned fingerprint sensor after failed attempt to catch up with Apple's Touch ID

12/10/2014, 01:12 am

The Google-branded, Motorola-built Nexus 6 attempted to incorporate a fingerprint sensor like Apple's Touch ID which debuted on last year's iPhone 5s. However, the feature was abandoned shortly before the phone's introduction.

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Before Facebook's outrage over Apple's privacy policy, it paid billions for firm with same anti-ads philosophy

12/09/2014, 07:12 pm

After Apple's Tim Cook said users of ad-based services "are the product" rather than the customer, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg scoffed at the idea as "the most ridiculous concept." However, the WhatsApp messaging service Zuckerberg paid $22 billion to acquire espoused that same "ridiculous" philosophy two years ago.

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Apple Pay gets Fremont Bank, NIH Federal Credit Union support as iOS 8 distribution hits 63%

12/09/2014, 07:12 pm

Apple recently announced Apple Pay support for two more banking institutions, with steady growth likely playing a factor in increased iOS 8 distribution, which now stands at 63 percent of all devices registered with the App Store.

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eBay updates iPad app with new look and features, offers special discounts on Apple accessories

12/09/2014, 05:12 pm

Online auction giant eBay on Tuesday announced a batch of exclusive iPad accessory deals to celebrate the rollout of its redesigned iPad app, which sports a completely new interface designed for a more engaging experience.

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Apple releases iOS 8.1.2 with fixes for missing iTunes ringtones

12/09/2014, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 8.1.2, the latest version of the company's mobile operating system for its iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices that fixes a number of bugs, including one that could have caused users to lose ringtones purchased from iTunes.

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Transmit for iOS restricted from using iCloud Drive, forced to delete all share sheet options

12/08/2014, 05:12 pm

In its latest puzzling App Store policy assertion, Apple has reportedly blocked Panic from adding the standard iOS Share Sheet to its Transmit file transfer app due to an unwritten policy that "forbids apps from uploading content to iCloud Drive unless the content was created in the app itself."

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Review: iPhone-connected BACtrack Mobile breathalyzer with HealthKit support

12/07/2014, 04:12 am

With Bluetooth connectivity and Apple HealthKit integration, the BACtrack Mobile Smartphone Breathalyzer for iPhone brings the "quantified self" trend to a new category: alcohol consumption.

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Apple Maps gets 9 new Flyover locations, Siri adds international movie times

12/05/2014, 05:12 pm

Apple on Friday pushed out an update to two first party services, bringing Flyover to nine new locales including Avignon, France, while expanding international movie showtime support for Siri.

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Square releases Caviar restaurant delivery app, Tomb Raider II comes to iOS

12/04/2014, 03:12 pm

Two interesting new apps hit the App Store recently, as payments company Square unveiled a new app for its Caviar restaurant delivery service, while game studio Square Enix brought another classic game to Apple's portables with Tomb Raider II.

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Apple to hold in-store Apps for (RED) event with Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump

12/03/2014, 09:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced a special live music event featuring Fall Out Boy's Patrick Stump, who will be performing and talking about Apple's GarageBand app as part of the company's Apps for (RED) AIDS initiative.

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Apple Pay adds issuers L&N Federal Credit Union, UW Credit Union and M&T Bank

12/03/2014, 06:12 pm

In the weeks following Apple Pay's debut alongside iOS 8, more financial partners are signing on to the mobile and digital payments service, with Wednesday bringing L&N Federal Credit Union, UW Credit Union and M&T Bank into the fold.

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'Huge' iPhone 6 sales drive iOS to 40% smartphone market share in Australia, US, UK, Japan

12/03/2014, 03:12 pm

During the last 12 days of Q3 2014, Apple "experienced a huge jump in sales share across almost all major markets thanks to the launch of the iPhone 6," reported Dominic Sunnebo of Kantar Worldpanel, enabling iOS to reach or exceed 40 percent market share in Australia, U.S., UK and Japan.

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Mozilla reportedly planning return to iOS with Firefox Web browser

12/03/2014, 04:12 am

After steering clear of Apple's iOS for well over a year, developer Mozilla is said to be working on a flagship Firefox Web browser that may soon make an appearance on iPhones and iPads.

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