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Topic: iOS

Hands On: LookUp 4.0 for the iPhone and iPad can make browsing a dictionary a pleasure

10/21/2017, 04:10 pm

An updated design makes Lookout fast to use on your iPhone or your iPad, and it even has an Apple Watch implementation -- but it is not the dictionary app for everyone.

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Microsoft revamps Cortana app for iOS with new look, streamlined UI

10/19/2017, 09:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated its Cortana virtual assistant app for iOS, delivering a redesigned user interface that streamlines access to key features like reminders and daily calendars.

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2018 Nissan Rogue comes with Apple CarPlay standard, first U.S. car with ProPilot Assist

10/19/2017, 01:10 am

Nissan this week announced pricing for its upcoming Rogue crossover, saying all trim levels will come standard with the NissanConnect infotainment system featuring Apple CarPlay and Google's Android Auto.

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ANZ first to offer contactless eftpos payments in Australia thanks to Apple Pay

10/17/2017, 08:10 pm

Electronic payment and money transfer network eftpos on Tuesday announced contactless payments, or tap to pay, compatibility with Apple Pay through cards issued by Australia and New Zealand banking group (ANZ), allowing customers the option of paying for items with their checking and savings accounts.

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Google testing multi-account access for Gmail in iOS

10/17/2017, 04:10 pm

Google is testing out a new Gmail feature that allows users to access third-party email accounts from its iOS app, putting the title in direct competition with other multi-account email titles including Apple's own Mail.

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Apple issues third developer betas of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1 and tvOS 11.1 [u]

10/16/2017, 01:10 pm

Seemingly skipping macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 for now, Apple has issued new betas of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4,1 and tvOS 11.1 a week after the last revision.

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iOS 11 lets you turn off iPhone or iPad without the power button

10/13/2017, 09:10 pm

Among the lesser known features included in Apple's latest iOS 11 is a new software function that lets users turn off their device without touching a physical button, handy in the case of random hardware failures and other glitches.

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Apple expands Apple Pay Cash testing to retail employees ahead of public release, report says

10/13/2017, 06:10 pm

Apple has reportedly extended an internal test of its forthcoming Apple Pay Cash feature to include retail employees, a report said Friday, suggesting the peer-to-peer payments solution is ripe for public release.

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How Apple's iPhone X TrueDepth AR waltzed ahead of Google's Tango

10/13/2017, 05:10 pm

Apple's iOS 11 brings Augmented Reality to a huge installed base of over 350 million iOS devices with powerful A9, A10 Fusion or A11 Bionic chips. However, another form of AR is about to be introduced, exclusive to the company's new iPhone X. Here's a deeper look at Apple's big AR surprise.

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Mobile Card Reader Roundup: How to transition your small business to a portable POS and save on fees

10/13/2017, 11:10 am

As a small business owner, accepting credit cards can make or break your business. But instead of paying a fortune for a payment gateway, we're rounding up a list of the top point of sale solutions to process credit card (and in many cases Apple Pay) transactions with ease.

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Use R-Play to play 'Destiny 2' and other PlayStation 4 games with MFi controllers on iPad, iPhone

10/13/2017, 10:10 am

Bungie's "Destiny 2" isn't coming to the Mac or the iPad, but an iOS title called R-Play will allow you to take advantage of Sony's Remote Play feature to play the game on your mobile device at home or away from your console. AppleInsider tries it out, after the weekly reset.

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Apple Maps Transit directions go live in Taiwan

10/12/2017, 11:10 pm

Apple this week activated Apple Maps Transit in Taiwan, offering users in the region access to travel timetables and directions integrating data from local train, bus, ferry and other public transport services.

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Inside Apple's ARKit and Visual Inertial Odometry, new in iOS 11

10/12/2017, 03:10 pm

When iPhone launched ten years ago it took basic photos and no videos. Today's iOS 11 now achieves a new level of image capture with Depth, AI Vision and Machine Learning. In parallel, it hosts a new platform for Augmented Reality, which integrates what the camera sees and graphics created by the device. Here's a look at how it works.

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Niantic offers 'Pokemon Go' players prizes in AR photography competition

10/12/2017, 02:10 pm

Development studio Niantic are encouraging players of the popular mobile game 'Pokemon Go' to head outside with their iPhones this fall, by holding a photography competition where the best AR photos from the game posted to Instagram can win prizes, including the Pokemon Go Plus accessory.

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Revamped 'Movies Anywhere' service adds four studios, makes cross-platform viewing easy

10/12/2017, 01:10 am

Disney on Wednesday launched Movies Anywhere, an all-in-one movie viewing service that lets users watch purchased content from five major Hollywood studios on a variety of platforms, from iTunes to Google Play.

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How to: turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth on iPhone and iPad in iOS 11

10/11/2017, 07:10 pm

Apple recently caught flak from the Electronic Freedom Foundation for misleading consumers by incorporating "off-ish" Wi-Fi and Bluetooth settings in its iOS 11 operating system, a byproduct of decisions that favor user experience. We show you how to completely turn off the radios.

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Yelp integrates Apple Pay support in iOS app update

10/11/2017, 06:10 pm

Popular crowd-sourced business review service Yelp added Apple Pay payments to its iOS title in an update on Wednesday, promising iPhone and iPad users a faster checkout process for orders placed from the app.

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Proof of concept phishing attack mimics iOS popups to steal user passwords

10/10/2017, 07:10 pm

Demonstrating a potentially glaring iOS security hole, developer Felix Krause created a proof of concept phishing attack that takes advantage of system popups, and the way users interact with these messages, to steal Apple ID credentials.

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Pixelmator 2.4 for iOS brings full iOS 11 compatibility, including HEIF and Drag and Drop support

10/10/2017, 11:10 am

The iOS version of the image editing tool Pixelmator received an update on Tuesday, with version 2.4 "Cobalt" making the app fully compatible with iOS 11, including support for the HEIF format for images and the ability to Drag and Drop files into Pixelmator projects.

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Apple to fix iOS 11 Reachability quirk that restricts Cover Sheet pulldown, report says

10/09/2017, 08:10 pm

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for an iOS 11 behavior that prohibits users from easily accessing the new Cover Sheet screen, a melding of the Lock Screen and Notification Center, when in Reachability mode.

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