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iOS 8 official at WWDC with expanded developer experience

iOS 8 official at WWDC with expanded developer experience

Apple has made clear that they’re intending on taking the iPhone and the iPad out a new door this week with a release of iOS 8 that will change the developer experience. Apple CEO Tim Cook suggested that "iOS 8 is a giant release and is really two stories, not one. It has great end user features, but it also has dev features."

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iOS 7 cements iPhone and iPad base as iOS 8 beckons

iOS 7 cements iPhone and iPad base as iOS 8 beckons

The latest iOS usage data suggests Apple is headed into its big iOS 8 reveal with the old version dominating installs, with nearly nine out of ten iPhone users in North America believed to be on iOS 7. Crunching browser data from serving ad impressions, Chitika discovered that of the "tens of millions" of iPhone and iPad users spotted in the seven days up until May 28th, 89.7-percent had iOS 7 on their phone, and 84.8-percent on their tablet.

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Apple smart home tipped for WWDC

Apple smart home tipped for WWDC

Apple will turn the iPhone into a smart home hub at WWDC 2014 in early June, insiders claim, revealing a "big play" to make iOS the heart of home automation. One of the technologies announced at the annual Worldwide Developer Conference, which kicks off on June 2nd, will aim to make setting up and using a smart home system more straightforward, it's said, potentially using a new Apple TV as the core.

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iPhone 6 Retina display testing tips eye-melting improvements

iPhone 6 Retina display testing tips eye-melting improvements

The iPhone 6 could introduce a 3X mode with pixel-tripling, insiders claim, with the new flagship iOS smartphone tipped to have a 1704 x 960 display. While many leaks have pointed to at least one larger iPhone 6 for launch later in the year, the resolution that the device will run at has been an ongoing mystery, particularly given any significant change could leave developers scrambling to recreate their apps to look good on the bigger handset.

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How will Apple spin a larger iPhone 6?

How will Apple spin a larger iPhone 6?

The market has spoken: big phones are in style, and by all accounts Apple will give consumers just what they want with both a 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and even a 5.5-inch version. It's a sizable change in all respects from a company that has until now insisted that its approach to touchscreen dimensions has been the perfect one. So, the question becomes: how does Apple make the turnaround graceful, rather than face accusations it's playing catch-up?

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Eyefi Cloud makes photos instantly available on all your devices

Eyefi Cloud makes photos instantly available on all your devices

Eyefi has announced a new service called Eyefi Cloud that is designed to make any images you capture with a camera using an Eyefi memory card available instantly on the could service. There are apps and programs available for mobile phones, tablets, and computers that allow those photos to be instantly available on all of your devices. The goal of Eyefi Cloud is to remove the time-consuming process of having to share those photos across multiple devices.

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I can finally recommend Windows Phone

I can finally recommend Windows Phone

It’s taken a while - two major generations and a couple of updates - but Windows Phone finally feels ready to take on Android and iOS with confidence. I’ve always had a soft-spot for the platform, and appreciated its minimalistic UI charms and quiet simplicity, even as I’ve been frustrated by its incomplete feature list and patchy third-party app support. Now, with Windows Phone 8.1, I feel like that quiet enthusiasm can spill over into actively recommending it Microsoft’s OS as a legitimate option.

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