Tagged with: iOS

Dropbox Pauses Auto-Upload Photo Feature Following iOS 8 Issue

Dropbox Pauses Auto-Upload Photo Feature Following iOS 8 Issue

Dropbox has “temporarily suspended” the auto-upload feature that syncs photos and videos in its primary iOS app, and the iOS version of its Carousel photo sharing app, following an issue with iOS 8. The company said in a blog post that it has run into problems with the latest version of iOS, which lead to some users’ ...

A Complete Guide to Updating to iOS 8

A Complete Guide to Updating to iOS 8

iOS 8 is finally here for your iPhone and your iPad. A shiny new operating system is fun, but you probably have some questions. Here are the answers you need. Should I upgrade to iOS 8? If your device can support it then yes! iOS 8 brings a whole bunch of new features like a health-tracking app, new camera features like ...

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft’s New Mobile Keyboard Turns Any Tablet Into a Surface

Microsoft's got a new mobile keyboard, but you won't find a Windows key anywhere on it. You will find a "Command" key though, and a little switch that toggles between Windows mode, Android mode, and iOS mode. It's a keyboard that aims to turn any tablet into a Surface. The new Universal Mobile Keyboard isn't just a ...

How to Back Up Your iDevice Before iOS 8 Releases

How to Back Up Your iDevice Before iOS 8 Releases

iOS 8 is coming on Wednesday. (Hands in the air emoji!). Updates are great, but they're almost always buggy, which means you should back up your stuff before you load up the new platform. Here's a refresher on how. For iCloud, first make sure you're connected to Wi-Fi. Go to Setting. Select iCloud. Select Storage & ...

Fetch (iOS) Moves From Shopping Tool to On-Demand Personal Assistant

Fetch (iOS) Moves From Shopping Tool to On-Demand Personal Assistant

Fetch, a mobile app that serves as a personal buying assistant by allowing you to submit text or photos then have results returned to you by a professional shopper, is expanding beyond product search with a new release out now. In the updated version, which also works over SMS, you can use your buying assistant to book ...

Here’s How Medical Trials Plan to Use Apple’s HealthKit

Here’s How Medical Trials Plan to Use Apple’s HealthKit

Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is still under development, is the center of a new healthcare system by Apple. ...

How to Prepare for iOS 8 (and What to Do With iOS 7 Now)

How to Prepare for iOS 8 (and What to Do With iOS 7 Now)

Planning on upgrading to iOS 8 — or the iPhone 6, which is expected to launch next week? The following activities will make the process a lot easier, and you can start working on them ahead of Apple’s announcement on September 9. You may want to consider these steps even if you’re set on sticking with iOS 7. Last ...

Apple Will Reject Any HealthKit App That Stores Private Data in the Cloud

Apple Will Reject Any HealthKit App That Stores Private Data in the Cloud

Given recent events surrounding the security of cloud-storage accounts, Apple is keen to reassess any updates to iOS. The company has revealed that any Healthkit apps storing a user's private wellness data in iCloud will be flat-out rejected from the App Store. That same info, gathered by apps using the Healthkit API, is ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 20, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – August 20, 2014

If you think Siri is great, wait until you get a hold of Viv. Developed by the creative team behind Siri, Viv blows Siri out of the water. While Siri is limited to the tasks Apple wants it to do, Viv can teach itself and break down commands or questions into individual parts, figure everything out, then respond. Say you ...

Telling Siri Your Family Members Makes it a Lot More Useful

Telling Siri Your Family Members Makes it a Lot More Useful

If you really want to be able to emulate the characters in Apple's promotional videos then you need to be able to tell Siri to "call mom" and "email dad." Thanks to the custom label field built into iCloud contacts, you can assign any kind of relationship to people you know. Tell Siri about your best friend, your boss, and ...