Tag Archive: ThirdParty


You no longer have to depend on the Internet to provide you with third-party Apple Watch accessories, as the company has started stocking them in its gleaming, glass-covered retail locations. The first accessory on offer is a minimalist charging dock that will be compatible with watchOS 2’s Nightstand Mode when the firmware update launches this […]

Apple is known for its uncompromising demands on quality, and now it appears that the iPhone-maker is helping third-party accessory makers learn the magic of making beautiful packaging too. Apple Stores have begun stocking third-party accessories with redesigned packaging that… Read more ›

How to control third-party camera apps with Apple Watch

The remote camera shutter and viewfinder is one of the most useful Apple Watch features, but there’s just one problem: It only works with the default camera app. Apple hasn’t opened up the remote shutter API to developers yet, however,… Read more ›

One of the biggest questions still surrounding the Apple Watch has been what kind of accessories will be allowed to work with the device. Several third-party companies have already started advertising their own bands and cases, but Apple has yet… Read more ›

WhatsApp has long been warning us that using third-party clients is not permitted, and now it is permanently banning those who continue to do so. WhatsApp began clamping down on third-party clients back in January. Users were warned that only the… Read more ›

There’s a line of thought which suggests that Apple’s CarPlay technology essentially turns your car into one giant iPhone add-on. A new trademark application, however, suggests that Apple is planning to lend its approval to some other, likely smaller third-party CarPlay accessories… Read more ›

If you’ve installed a third-party keyboard on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8, you might have noticed a strange omission: While you can communicate in animated GIFs or Klingon, you can’t dictate into any keyboard not made by Apple.… Read more ›

iOS 8 finally gives iPhone users a feature Android owners have long loved: third-party keyboards. It’s a pretty familiar feature, but unleashing developers so they can create new keyboards for the iPhone (and iPad) is huge — and users being… Read more ›

See how third-party keyboards will ease typing in iOS 8

iOS 8 introduces many convenient features and enhancements designed to make your iPhone even easier to use. Among these is keyboard update QuickType and support for installing third-party keyboards on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. In today’s video, we’ll show… Read more ›

iOS 8′s third-party keyboards work like a charm

Custom keyboards are landing on iPhones and iPads this fall after Apple finally decided to give users more options than Jony Ive’s horrible shift key. We’re still a few months away from finished keyboards being ready for the public, but this morning… Read more ›