Uber API expands the transportation service into other popular apps

Uber API expands the transportation service into other popular apps

Uber has become one of the most popular apps for iPhone users in major cities due to the transportation service attached to it. Now, thanks to a newly announced API the service will likely become even more popular.

Skype announces new Active endpoint feature; will only deliver Chat Notifications to the device that you’re currently using

Skype announces new Active endpoint feature; will only deliver Chat Notifications to the device that you’re currently using

Skype on Wednesday announced a new active endpoint feature that it likely to please a significant number of people that use the voice and messaging service on a frequent basis. The feature will only deliver chat notifications to the device that you are actively using, that way your iPhone or other device isn’t constantly buzzing at you to alert you of the same message you’re reading on your desktop or elsewhere.

Yosemite National Park and Wellington, New Zealand added to Flyover in Apple Maps

Yosemite National Park and Wellington, New Zealand added to Flyover in Apple Maps

Apple has added two new locations to its Flyover feature in Maps, allowing users to take a 3D look at buildings and other important landmarks in Yosemite National Park and Wellington, New Zealand. 

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac launches with OS X Yosemite integration, including iCloud Drive and iMessage

Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac launches with OS X Yosemite integration, including iCloud Drive and iMessage

Parallels on Wednesday announced the availability of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac with OS X Yosemite integration, including support for iCloud Drive, iMessage and SMS text sharing on Windows.

iPhone 6 schematic shows 0.77mm protruding camera lens

iPhone 6 schematic shows 0.77mm protruding camera lens

A number of leaked components, schematics and specifications for the iPhone 6 have surfaced over the past several months, providing a clearer picture about what we can expect when Apple unveils the highly-anticipated smartphone at a September 9th media event. The latest schematic making the rounds suggests that the iPhone 6 will have a rear-facing camera lens that protrudes less than 1 mm. 

Apple may open World’s Largest Apple store in Dubai

Apple may open World’s Largest Apple store in Dubai

Last week Apple had posted a series of job listings on its website for retail store positions in the United Arab Emirates, sparking off speculations that the iPhone maker could be planning to open its first Apple Store in the Middle East.

Apple ordered to remove Secret app from App Store by Brazilian judge, wants it remotely removed from users’ devices as well

Apple ordered to remove Secret app from App Store by Brazilian judge, wants it remotely removed from users’ devices as well

In February of this year, an application known as Secret made headlines. The anonymous “social network” took the world by storm, as many social-inclined apps do for a short period of time, but it has recently come under fire for giving a platform to those who would abuse it for anonymous bullying.

iMessage screen sharing gets the green light in newest OS X Yosemite beta

iMessage screen sharing gets the green light in newest OS X Yosemite beta

In June, it was revealed that iMessage would be getting a screen sharing option, letting people either request permission to share someone else’s screen, or to invite others to share. And now it looks like Apple has turned the feature on in the newest version of the OS X Yosemite beta.

Enter to win the Misfit Wearables Shine valued at $100 [iPhoneHacks Giveaway]

Enter to win the Misfit Wearables Shine valued at $100 [iPhoneHacks Giveaway]

iPhone Hacks is always looking for more ways to get more involved with our community of daily readers, and one of the exciting things we now offer to our audience is more giveaways of interesting products for Apple devices. This time around, we are pleased to announce our giveaway of the Misfit Wearables Shine personal activity monitor (valued at $99.99) that can sync with your iPhone. To learn more about the fitness tracker and how to enter, read ahead… 

Download the new OS X Yosemite wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Download the new OS X Yosemite wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Following the release of OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 to developers on Monday, one talented graphic designer has taken time to create iPhone and iPad versions of the new wallpapers included in the pre-release software. You can download them ahead.