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iOS 8.1 Beta Contains @3x iPad Images Hinting at Higher Resolution iPad





Triple size iPad user interface elements have been found in the iOS 8.1 beta seeded to developers for testing by Hamza Sood.

Some Apple frameworks on iOS 8.1 contain @3x iPad assets. Bring on the Retina HD iPads!

It's been rumored that Apple is planning to release a larger 12.9-inch 'iPad Pro' with a more powerful A8X processor. The device is said to feature larger speaker grilles, a smaller camera lens, and a slightly thinner body.


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Thursday, October 9th, 2014. 17:42

Apple Pay Setup Screens Found in iOS 8.1 Beta



Developer Hamza Sood has found new Apple Pay setup screens hidden in iOS 8.1. Apple seeded the second beta of iOS 8.1 to developers today. The update is expected to bring support for Apple Pay; however, support for the feature is still unavailable, even to developers.

Sood managed to unearth the setup screens in the Passbook app and the initial iOS 8.1 setup process.

Apple Pay setup screen in an internal Passbook


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Wednesday, October 8th, 2014. 16:31

Apple to Release iOS 8.1 With Support of Apple Pay on October 20th?



It appears that aside from the financial results in the fourth fiscal quarter, on October 20th, Apple is planning to release iOS 8.1 and launch its long-awaited payments service called Apple Pay. This is what Bank Innovation writes. Another thing, which indicates that the next-gen mobile operating system will indeed come less than in three weeks, is the fact that it has been recently seeded to developers for testing.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 12:42

Apple Asking Developers to Submit Apps for OS X Yosemite 10.10



According to the latest reports from Apple developers, the company is currently asking its developers to create apps for the upcoming OS X Yosemite 10.10 that is expected to be released soon. The guys from Cupertino say that new apps can be submitted to the Mac App Store using the latest gold master seed of Xcode 6.1, which appeared on the Internet earlier this week.


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Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. 2:12

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite GM Candidate to Developers and Next Public Yosemite Beta



Apple on Tuesday released a candidate golden master version of OS X Yosemite and a fourth public beta of OS X Yosemite to developers and the users registered in the public beta-testing program. Tuesday’s releases come two weeks after the releases of previous Yosemite betas that contained numerous bug fixes, design tweaks and other improvements.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 1:51

Apple Releases iOS 8.1 Beta to Developers for Testing



Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1 to developers for testing. As you probably know, iOS 8.1 is one of the three versions of the mobile operating system the guys from Cupertino are currently working on. The release comes several days after the release of iOS 8.0.2, which contained a wide number of bug fixes.


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Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 0:48

NFC Chip Found in iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Will Work Only With Apple Pay?



Although both iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus can boast of the NFC chip, it appears that the guys from Cupertino plan to use it only for making their payments service Apple Pay workable. Other possible ways of utilising the Near Field Communication technology won't be supported, which means that the developers won't get access to the iPhone's NFC antenna and won't be able to create third-party apps based on the advanced communication technology. The information was shared by Apple's spokeswoman, so I guess we can believe it.


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Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. 23:45

Third OS X Yosemite Public Beta and Developer Preview 8 Are Out



Apple on Monday released the third public OS X Yosemite beta to those who has previously registered as a beta tester. Apart from that, the guys from Cupertino seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 8, which contains a number of minor stability improvements and security updates. If to take into consideration the time of the releases, we may assume that these two OS X versions are identical. However, such an assumption hasn't yet been confirmed neither by developers, nor by Apple, so take it with a few pinches of salt.


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Tuesday, September 16th, 2014. 23:24

Apple Releases iOS 8 GM to Developers for Testing



As you probably know, Apple’s iOS 8 will become available for users worldwide on September 17th. Ahead of the release for public, the guys from Cupertino have released a final beta version of iOS to developers for testing. The Gold Master seed contains several bug fixes and stability improvements that influence the efficiency of the new mobile operating system.


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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014. 14:24

iWatch to Support Third-Party Apps and Get Separate App Store?



According to the latest reports from reliable sources, Apple's upcoming iWatch will support third-party apps and even feature its own App Store. However, nobody knows whether this will be a full-fledged version, like the one iPhone and iPad have, or just a separate section in the existing Apple online store.


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Monday, September 8th, 2014. 23:45

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 to Developers



Apple on Tuesday seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 7 to developers for testing. The release comes two weeks after the release of the sixth Yosemite beta, which contained a wide number of important bug fixes, improvements and design tweaks.


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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014. 18:40

Apple Launches Updated iAds in New Countries



According to what Apple shared on Tuesday, iAds have recently become available in Russia and Switzerland with several new features like full-screen banners and pre-roll video. These features will allow the ad makers to earn more, so I guess adding them is a huge step forward.


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Wednesday, August 27th, 2014. 15:15

Top 10 Stories of the Week



It is Sunday today, which means I should tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days. Let's take a look at them.


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Monday, August 25th, 2014. 0:56

Apple Reportedly in Talks with Insurance Companies Over HealthKit



According to the latest report from Bloomberg, the guys from Cupertino are currently in talks with major U.S. insurance companies, which include UnitedHealth and Humana, over the possibility of using the HealthKit platform. Apple says that this platform can be utilized for collecting data required for insurance firms and various medical providers.


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Friday, August 22nd, 2014. 22:42

Apple Releases iOS 8 Beta 6 to Select Partners



According to the latest reports from BGR, the guys from Cupertino have recently released iOS 8 Beta 6 to select partners. It should be noted, however, that this is still not a gold master seed of the mobile operating system. Very soon, Apple is expected to release a final version of iOS 8 to developers for testing and after that, probably on September 9th, the new version of iOS will become available for all users worldwide.


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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014. 22:54