Just Announced…iOS 8

So WWDC happened. With WWDC comes the opening keynote that most Apple nerds (and even non-Apple nerds) get all excited about because this is when they announce their new software and hardware. The two-hour keynote today consisted mostly of software announcements: Yosemite and iOS 8, baby! While Kali will cover all the juicy details of […]

NTT DOCOMO and Apple to Offer iPad in Japan Starting June 10

NTT DOCOMO and Apple have announced that iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will be available on the DOCOMO network beginning on Tuesday, June 10. “With the addition of iPad alongside iPhone, we now offer the complete lineup of Japan’s most popular mobile devices on the nation’s most reliable LTE network,” said Kaoru […]

Apple’s iWatch Could Be The Next Big Sports Fashion Accessory

 Sports sells gatorade, and sports sells sneakers, and sports sells clothing and hats and TV trays and bottle openers and anything that has enough surface area to hold a logo. But can sports sell the concept of the smartwatch? That’s what Apple might find out beginning in October, the rumored launch date of the iWatch, according to a new […]

Fitness App Usage Is Growing 87% Faster Than The Overall App Market

 A new report from Flurry Analytics shows that health and fitness apps are growing at a faster rate than the overall app market so far in 2014. The analytics firm looked at data from more than 6,800 apps in the category on the iPhone and iPad and found that usage (measured in sessions) is up […]

Users Noticing Significant Improvements in Apple Maps Data with Quick Corrections

Apple’s Maps has been the subject of a significant amount of criticism since its launch with iOS 6. Apple had replaced Google Maps data with their own map data which had comparably worse coverage, especially in international markets. There had been enough outcry that Apple CEO Tim Cook posted an open letter apologizing for Apple […]

Hands-On Installation and Usage of TouchPal’s Gesture Keyboard for iOS 8

Following Apple’s announcement at its Worldwide Developers Conference earlier this month that iOS 8 would include support for third-party keyboards on a systemwide basis, a number of companies working on the technology indicated that they would be moving forward with plans to support iOS. Among those companies was TouchPal, with quickly released a video showing […]

[FREE] 2048 Cute Monsters v1.3

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Deals: Get the World’s First Smartphone Controlled Aircraft

[This is an advertorial. Maclife gets a portion of each unit sold.] Have you ever dreamed of being a pilot, sitting in the cockpit with the controls in your hands? If you’re looking to get off the ground without going through the extensive training it takes to become a true pilot, just pick up your […]

Apple Explores Ways To Automate Notifications And Alarms Based On Feedback From Wearables

 Apple had some new patent applications related to wearables published today (via AppleInsider) and they all deal with a system in which the iPhone acts as a hub that collects data from sensors in wristbands and other types of accessories to automatically track user activity level and set alarms, notifications, and other device settings based […]