2015

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Just a quick heads-up. Apple just released iOS 8.1.3. The update can be installed via OTA ( over-the-air ) and includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements, including:

  • Reduces the amount of storage required to perform a software update
  • Fixes an issue that prevented some users from entering their Apple ID password for Messages and FaceTime
  • Addresses an issue that caused Spotlight to stop displaying app results
  • Fixes an issue which prevented multitasking gestures from working on iPad
  • Adds new configuration options for education standardized testing

NOTE: if you jailbreak your device, stay away from that update button for now.

2015

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Apple pushed the first major update to iTunes 12, that comes with a new iTunes widget for the Notification Center and performance improvements when syncing and iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. With the new NC widget ( only available in OS X Yosemite ) it’s possible to see what song you’re paying, skip ahead and favorite. If you’re listening to iTunes Radio, there’s an option to purchase the song that’s being played, right from within the widget. iTunes can be update via the Software Update Mechanism in the Mac App Store.

2015

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With the Apple Watch set to officially launch later this year, let’s just take a quick look at the original Apple Watch from 1995. The watch was offered as an incentive for those upgrading to Macintosh System 7.5.

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2015

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On November 28th, 2014the guys at Urban Armor Gear sent a brand new iPhone 6 on the ultimate adventure to the stratosphere. On its journey, the iPhone reached a height of over 101,000 feet and encountered temperatures as cold as -79 degrees F and winds as strong as 70 MPH. During the descent the iPhone 6 and flight rig withstood a 150 PRM rotation as the parachute deployed and the rig fought to stabilize.Upon landing the flight rig broke apart, however the iPhone remained unscathed and in perfect working order.

The flight rig contained two GoPro cameras, 1 GPS locator and a backup phone with GPS and active tracking installed. The flight lasted over 3 hours and covered 12 miles across the ground. The iPhone was on upon takeoff but froze and shut down as the temperature dropped. When the iPhone 6 and flight rig were found, it was powered on and tested for full functionality.

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What if Apple would reinvent the iconic Macintosh with up-to-date specs and a contemporary design? That’s the question the guys over at Curved asked themselves, and the result… well… it’s the most unrealistic yet awesome iMac concept we’ve seen in a long time.

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