Tagged with: iOS

This is Healthbook: Apple’s Take on Health and Fitness Tracking

This is Healthbook: Apple’s Take on Health and Fitness Tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application codenamed Healthbook. I ...

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Report: iOS 8 Could Simplify Notification Center, Overhaul Core Apps

Besides adding new Maps, Healthbook, and iTunes Radio applications, Apple plans to enhance and refine the functionality of some of its current pre-bundled applications and features for iOS 8. Here is a list, provided by sources, of some of the refinements Apple is considering for select applications and system functions in ...

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

United Airlines Providing Free In-Flight Entertainment on Your iDevice

Starting this April, United Airlines will roll out a new personal device entertainment system onboard select aircraft for Apple's iPhone and iPad running iOS 7 exclusively at launch time. With the new service United Airline customers will be able to choose from over 150 movies and nearly 200 TV shows and watch them free of ...

Here’s What iOS 8 Looks Like (Right Now, Anyway)

Here’s What iOS 8 Looks Like (Right Now, Anyway)

The above screenshot claiming to represent iOS 8 just showed up on a Weibo account. Even though the source of the images is absolutely uncertain, I have confirmed with several sources that these shots are legitimate. Earlier today, I detailed the new Preview and TextEdit apps shown above, and I previously discussed ...

Too Busy to Read? ‘Rooster’ App Offers Episodic, Bite-Sized Reading

Too Busy to Read? ‘Rooster’ App Offers Episodic, Bite-Sized Reading

Finding time to sit down with a good book is challenging when you’re constantly faced with work deadlines, taking care of your kids or just dealing with life in general. But a new service called Rooster is looking to fix that by delivering novels in short installments that can easily be read during your commute, a coffee ...

Report: iOS 8 Will Focus on Drastically Improving Maps

Report: iOS 8 Will Focus on Drastically Improving Maps

Apple is readying an upgraded version of its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Maps application for the next major release of iOS in an effort to battle Google for mobile maps supremacy, according to sources briefed on the plans. Apple CEO Tim Cook, Senior Vice Presidents Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi, and Maps head Patrice ...

Apple Releases iOS 7.1: Features iPhone 5S Reboot Fix, CarPlay Integration

Apple Releases iOS 7.1: Features iPhone 5S Reboot Fix, CarPlay Integration

The long-awaited iOS 7.1 update is now available. While this is a point release, Apple has made several tweaks to the iOS user interface, alongside the usual bug fixes and some feature additions. The main visual changes can be found in the phone dialer and power off features. iOS 7.1 switches to rounded UI elements in both ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 10, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 10, 2014

If you’ve used Gmail on an iDevice before this week, you know the experience was less-than-ideal. The app was sluggish and could take a while to load your inbox. The app’s newest update, however, makes waiting a thing of the past. Update version 3.0 finally includes full support for iOS 7’s background app refresh, ...

Apple CarPlay—Car Wars II: Attack of the Phones

Apple CarPlay—Car Wars II: Attack of the Phones

According to the Radio Advertising Bureau, radio advertising in the United States topped $16 billion in 2012. While it was much bigger before the expansion of cable television and the advent of digital, it's still a thriving, profitable business. That said, the success of radio in the US is (and always has been) ...

Report: Apple to Let Siri Interact With More Third-Party Apps

Report: Apple to Let Siri Interact With More Third-Party Apps

Apple is working to make Siri play nice with more third-party apps and services, according to a new report from The Information. Within a larger piece on the mobile search battleground and app integration, the tech site revealed that Apple is working on improving Siri’s search capabilities, and widening its capability ...