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Topic: iOS

Apple partner Mayo Clinic to reportedly demo HealthKit integration at media event

09/09/2014, 03:09 am

Minnesota-based healthcare provider Mayo Clinic will be part of Apple's special media event on Tuesday, one report says, suggesting medical systems solutions will play a major role in today's product announcements.

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Apple reportedly building out Boston Siri team, suggests rapid build-out of proprietary tech

09/08/2014, 05:09 pm

A report on Monday claims Apple is bolstering its Siri research team in Cambridge, Mass., bringing in new blood and expanding into a larger office as the company weens off Nuance-based technology.

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Apple rolls out TestFlight beta testing app, reportedly preps iOS 8.0.1 for carriers

09/05/2014, 12:09 pm

In advance of next week's iPhone 6 unveiling, Apple on Friday released a consumer-facing app for the TestFlight beta service that will come online alongside iOS 8, and is also said to have begun preparations to seed carrier partners with beta builds of iOS 8.0.1.

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Apple activates revamped iTunes Connect Web portal with design overhaul, new tools

09/05/2014, 03:09 am

Apple on Thursday launched an updated version of its iTunes Connect developer Web portal, with a design overhaul coming alongside deeper data management features for launching, selling and managing content on the iTunes Store.

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Cook says Apple will roll out new iCloud security alerts, expand 2-step authentication after celebrity photo flap

09/04/2014, 10:09 pm

In response to a recently leaked cache of nude photos apparently stolen from celebrities' iCloud accounts, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company plans to activate new security measures designed to thwart future attacks.

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Rovio releases Angry Birds Stella, Rdio unveils station-focused update

09/04/2014, 06:09 pm

Gamers and music lovers both have App Store updates to be happy about Thursday, as Rovio released the latest edition of its blockbuster Angry Birds franchise and streaming radio firm Rdio unveiled a major update with a focus on stations.

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Apple Store app overhauled with cross-platform shopping features, fresh design

09/04/2014, 05:09 pm

Ahead of an expected iPhone unveiling on Sept. 9, Apple on Thursday rolled out an updated version of its Apple Store app for iOS, introducing cross-device shopping support, enhanced imagery and refined navigation.

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Apple's rumored iPhone 6 mobile payment system seen as 'most legitimate potential threat' to PayPal

09/03/2014, 09:09 pm

Apple's upcoming product releases will lay the groundwork for an aggressive leap into the mobile payments sector that could eventually erode PayPal's firm foundation, according to one research analyst.

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Nokia to take on Apple, Google maps with new cross-platform navigation app

09/03/2014, 09:09 am

Following the sale of its handset division to Microsoft, Finnish telecommunications company Nokia on Wednesday announced that it would expand its consumer offerings with the release of a free navigation app -- based on its Here mapping service -- for Apple's iOS and Google's Android platforms.

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Apple details HealthKit, HomeKit, TestFlight and app extension rules in App Store Review Guideline update

09/02/2014, 11:09 pm

After releasing a set of developer rules for HealthKit in the last iOS 8 beta, Apple on Tuesday updated its App Store Review Guidelines to restrict apps from storing user health data in iCloud, as well as add coverage for upcoming frameworks including app extensions, HomeKit and TestFlight.

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Apple 'actively investigating' celebrity photo leaks for possible iCloud connection

09/01/2014, 04:09 pm

Apple on Monday confirmed in a short statement that it is in the process of determining whether or not security breaches in its online services were responsible for the outing of hundreds of racy photos of celebrities, including actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton, over the weekend.

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Adobe's Photoshop Mix for iPad gets extensibility, panoramic file support, more in update

08/28/2014, 08:08 pm

Adobe on Thursday issued the first update to its Creative Cloud-connected Photoshop Mix app for iPad, bringing hooks into Photoshop Express and Dropbox, as well as a few UI tweaks to the on-the-go image editing tool.

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Apple imposes restrictions on HealthKit data sharing with ad platforms, others

08/28/2014, 08:08 pm

A set of rules discovered in the latest iOS 8 beta show Apple is already taking steps to ensure sensitive user health data harvested by the upcoming HealthKit API remains private, especially as it applies to firms wanting to harness the information for targeted ad campaigns.

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ESPN updates SportsCenter for iOS with new football features, Secret adds interactive questions

08/28/2014, 02:08 pm

Sports fans now have new ways to keep up with scores and stats on the go following the latest update to ESPN's SportsCenter app, while users of anonymous sharing app Secret can now create impromptu polls and insert images from Flickr.

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Smash hit 'BioShock' comes to iPhone, iPad with iOS-specific controls

08/28/2014, 12:08 am

After years of rumors and speculation, developer 2K Games on Wednesday released a universal iOS port of BioShock, finally bringing the critically acclaimed first-person shooter to Apple's portable devices.

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Apple rolls out full-screen interstitial and pre-roll video iAds, expands to Russia and Switzerland

08/26/2014, 05:08 pm

In a notice to developers on Tuesday, Apple announced availability of new iAd options including pre-roll video and full-screen interstitial banner ads for iOS apps, as well as support for Russia and Switzerland.

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Instagram's new Hyperlapse app simplifies timelapses, Square's Cash 2.0 allows transfers to all via text message

08/26/2014, 03:08 pm

Facebook's Instagram launched a new application on Tuesday dubbed Hyperlapse, which allows users to quickly shoot polished time-lapse videos. In addition, Square updated its Cash app for iOS to version 2.0, bringing a host of new features including transferring cash to any number over text message and address book importing.

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Google bolsters iOS productivity suite with Slides, updates to Docs and Sheets

08/25/2014, 09:08 pm

Google on Monday released presentation app Slides alongside updates to existing iOS apps Docs and Sheets, offering a free Web-connected alternative to similar productivity suites from Microsoft and Apple.

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Ralph Lauren debuts iOS-connected fitness & health tracking Polo Tech t-shirt

08/25/2014, 03:08 pm

Legendary fashion house Ralph Lauren is making a big splash in the wearable devices market this week, as a number of ball boys and one player at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships are outfitted with new, iOS-connected nylon shirts that track health and fitness data.

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Known iOS auto-call feature sparks concerns about unintended dialings

08/25/2014, 03:08 pm

Technical oversights on the part of some of the iOS ecosystem's most prominent developers -- including Facebook and Google --could allow attackers to exploit a documented iOS feature that allows apps to initiate phone calls without a prompt, spurring reminders that iPhone owners should be careful what they tap on.

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