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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 ...

Verizon is Adding Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

Verizon is Adding Wi-Fi Calling in 2015

Following last week's announcement that iPhones would support Wi-Fi Calling, and that T-Mobile would get it right away, all the other carriers have been forced to make their plans for the service known. Lo, Verizon will get the service, albeit, a little reluctantly. Fierce Wireless reports the comments of Verizon CFO Fran ...

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 ...

Sony Projects a $2.1 Billion Loss for This Fiscal Year

Sony Projects a $2.1 Billion Loss for This Fiscal Year

Sony has just revised its annual earnings forecast with the addition of a major 180 billion yen (roughly $1.7 billion) "goodwill impairment charge." This relates to Sony's Mobile Communications (MC) business, where the company says it had overestimated revenues from smartphones and tablets and has now decided to alter its ...

Report: Google’s ‘Android Silver’ Program is Dead

Report: Google’s ‘Android Silver’ Program is Dead

Google's reportedly real Android Silver program is now reportedly dead. According to The Information, Google is shelving the project. Android Silver was supposed to get high-end stock Android phones into the hands of users, sort of like the Nexus program, but in a way that was more mainstream and inclusive of the rest of ...

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

With iOS 8 launching on Wednesday, Apple has posted a new guide on its website detailing the best way for Android switchers to move content from their old device to their new iPhone. The detailed guide includes instructions on transferring Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Photos, Videos, Music, Books, Documents, and Apps and ...

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 ...