Tagged: iOS

Continuity Desktop
Updated: Changed the Terminal command to reflect “sudo killall coreaudiod”
Apples recent announcement of features in iOS 8 that will bring the iOS and the upcoming Mac OS X 10.10 release even closer together has not been without some bumps in the road.  We have all seen some of the previous news regarding those.   (more…)

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Because Apple sells more than 150 million iPhones a year with a sprawling network of suppliers making components, its ability to maintain such a wide cone of silence has become near-impossible. Apple has been mum but it appears  that the upcoming iPhone will switch to sapphire screen coating instead of the thin Corning Gorilla Glass that has been there since 2007. And how do we know this is happening? Last November, Apple paid $578 million to GT Advanced Technologies in Arizona to help it produce lots and lots of sapphire, used commonly in high-end watches because it’s so durable and scratch resistant. But what wasn’t yet clear was whether that meant Apple would be taking the big step of covering the whole iPhone screen with it.  (more…)

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The iPhone 5S, 5C, and iOS 7 are now out and available to all. Now it’s time for some new iPads. Apple has been making a lot of big changes lately, and we expect many of them to extend to its fifth iPad 5 and second iPad Mini. Both devices defined their categories and they are both set for an upgrade. We aren’t expecting Apple to reinvent the tablet this year or come out with a new iPad model, but there are some changes afoot. Below is everything we think we know about the iPad 5 and iPad Mini 2.  (more…)