Tag Archive: Goes


Microsoft’s one-handed iOS keyboard goes beta

Typing on your iPhone with one hand is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to good samaritans at Microsoft that have invented a custom keyboard for iOS. Microsoft revealed today that its latest iOS app, Word Flow, just entered the beta testing phase. The new keyboard (which is different than the Hub keyboard […]

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Sorry, kids! There goes your iTunes allowance

Apple has announced that it is dropping its iTunes Allowance feature, which allowed users to limit the amount of money that could be spent by their kids (or themselves!) on iTunes games, apps, movies and music. While one of iTunes’ lesser-known features, iTunes Allowance had been around since at least 2010. It will come to […]

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Apple Watch goes from strength to strength, while Samsung falls

The Apple Watch continues to go from strength to strength, while Samsung’s own wearable devices are eclipsed by new arrivals, according to new figures released by International Data Corporation (IDC). What the figures show is that Apple Watch shipments increased from 3.6 million units in the year’s second quarter to 3.9 million in the third. […]

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Apple’s Swift programming language goes open source

Swift, the fast growing computer programming language created by Apple, is officially going open source starting today. Apple unveiled Swift at WWDC in 2014 with a promise to make it open source in the future. Now that the language has become one of the fastest adopted languages in history, the company announced this morning that the […]

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Stunning iOS puzzler Monument Valley goes free for first time

Tremendous iOS puzzle game Monument Valley has just gone free on iOS for the first time in its history. Inspired by the surrealistic designs of M.C. Escher, the title is a triumph of isometric design, in which the player guides a princess through a series of impossible structures in a game that Apple lyrically described as, “akin […]

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Apple Pay goes live in Canada, coming soon to Australia

Apple Pay launches in Canada today — making the country of Tim Hortons, hockey and maple syrup the third place in the world to receive Apple’s mobile payments technology, following the U.S. and United Kingdom. Apple has also announced that the service is set to launch in Australia later this week, although a specific day has […]

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Prepare yourself — iPad Pro goes on sale tonight

The wait is almost over for the biggest tablet Apple has ever made: Pre-orders for the 12.9-inch iPad Pro go live sometime tonight. We don’t expect iPhone-level day-one sales for the massive new hardware, but if you’ve been champing at the bit to pick up the new shiny thing, here’s how you can get it. […]

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TAG Heuer’s first smartwatch goes on sale this week for $1,500

TAG Heuer is ready to take on the Apple Watch. Its first smartwatch, powered by Android Wear and called the Carrera Connected, is set to make its debut later this week, and it will retail for $ 1,500. TAG CEO Jean-Claude Biver revealed in an interview with Swiss magazine Le Matin Dimanche that the company’s first Wear watch, which […]

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World’s longest iPhone passcode video goes viral

There’s being careful about iPhone security and then there’s…. this. Over the weekend, Japanese Twitter user yossy1999116 posted a video clip shot on the subway, showing a user with an historically long and complex passcode unlocking their iPhone. If you’ve ever wanted an advert for how Touch ID can improve your life, this is almost […]

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Apple Watch goes on sale in India

The Apple Watch is continuing its international rollout by going on sale in India — shortly before the country’s Diwali festival, and just one month after the Indian debut of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Apple’s first wearable device — which has so far shipped close to 7 million units around the world — starts at Rs 30,900 […]

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