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iPhone 6 Owners on Verizon Can Now Simultaneously Talk and Surf

iPhone 6 Owners on Verizon Can Now Simultaneously Talk and Surf

Verizon began rolling out its Advanced Calling service earlier this week, enabling voice over LTE (VoLTE) capabilities for select devices that support the service, which includes the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.  Numerous iPhone 6 and 6 Plus users are reporting that the VoLTE service is now functional, allowing Verizon ...

HealthKit App Support in iOS 8 is Delayed Until the ‘End of the Month’

HealthKit App Support in iOS 8 is Delayed Until the ‘End of the Month’

On Wednesday morning, apps designed to connect to the new iOS HealthKit framework were set to launch alongside the brand new iOS 8, but those apps, hungry for your data about calories and fitness progress, apparently hadn't laced their jogging shoes. Shortly after the new version of iOS launched, developers learned that ...

iOS 8’s Bundles Could Offer Far More Than Cheap Games

iOS 8’s Bundles Could Offer Far More Than Cheap Games

Along with a host of new features in iOS 8 comes a subtle change that could profoundly affect the way iOS apps are sold and marketed. If you check out the App Store on your device, you’ll find a new section called “Bundles,” which gives developers the ability to offer multiple apps in one download. So far, bundles on ...

An Internet Roundup of iOS 8 Tips, Tricks and Guides

An Internet Roundup of iOS 8 Tips, Tricks and Guides

Just about every other tech site is posting awesome things you can do with iOS 8. Instead of re-posting them all individually, here's a collection, plus a brief synopsis. Have fun! Widgets Did you know iOS 8 has widgets? It's true! Giga OM put together a handy guide, and Gizmodo did, too. The widgets aren't nearly as ...

You Can Now Buy Stuff on Amazon With Your iPhone’s Touch ID

You Can Now Buy Stuff on Amazon With Your iPhone’s Touch ID

The latest update to the Amazon app on iOS includes TouchID support for logging in to your Amazon account. Other apps, like Mint and 1Password, also gained Touch ID support on Wednesday, but Amazon’s commerce-focused app most closely fulfills the promise of biometric payments many imagined when Apple first introduced its ...

Apple Removes All Third-Party Apps With HealthKit Support from App Store

Apple Removes All Third-Party Apps With HealthKit Support from App Store

Well, iOS 8 is here and, assuming you can get through to the servers and free up enough space on your device, you’ll have a shiny, new operating system to play with. But, a last-minute hiccup has prompted Apple to remove third-party apps from its App Store that had enabled day-one HealthKit support. MyFitnessPal, which ...

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 ...

The iPhone 6’s NFC Chip is Only for Apple Pay (For Now, Anyway)

The iPhone 6’s NFC Chip is Only for Apple Pay (For Now, Anyway)

Apple finally added NFC to the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but if you were hoping that the company’s new NFC chip will allow you to pair speakers or integrate NFC tags into your favorite apps, you’ll have to keep waiting. Apple has put its NFC chip on lockdown, at least for now. Sources at Apple have confirmed to Cult of Mac ...

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon is Offering Some Customers an Early Upgrade

Verizon Wireless is offering an early-upgrade program for customers whose two-year contracts are not quite up for renewal. The company informed customers on Sunday that all Verizon subscribers eligible to upgrade to a new smartphone on or before November 15 will have those dates changed to now, allowing them to get a new ...

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 & ...