The best third-party keyboards for iPhone

The best third-party keyboards for iPhone

Having used a bunch of Android devices for the past few years, I’ve enjoyed a bunch of features on Google’s platform, that I’m glad to see on iOS 8 — most notably third-party keyboard support. This opens up new input methods, personalized dictionaries, multi-language support, customization options and more for users to play with, and there are already a bunch of keyboards available in the App Store to try out. So what are they like to type with, and are they worth getting used to? And which one comes out on top?

FXNOW channel is available now on Apple TV

FXNOW channel is available now on Apple TV

In late July, it was rumored that Apple would be adding the FXNOW channel to their Apple TV lineup, and along with it something called “Simpsons World,” which would be a one-stop shop for all Simpsons content. On Tuesday, September 23, at least half of that came to fruition.

How to create nested folders on iOS 8

How to create nested folders on iOS 8

Apple released its highly-anticipated iOS 8 software update for compatible iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models last week, and early upgraders will be happy to hear that creating nested folders remains possible on the latest version of the mobile operating system. Follow these step-by-step instructions to create nested folders on iOS 8.

Watch out: iPhone 6 Plus could accidentally bend in your pocket

Watch out: iPhone 6 Plus could accidentally bend in your pocket

Apple heavily markets the iPhone 6 Plus as the thinnest and largest smartphone that it has ever released, but a new report claims that the ultra-thin 5.5-millimeter chassis has led to a growing number of users accidentally bending the smartphone in their pocket. The problem is informally becoming known as “bent-gate.”

Apple to release iOS 8.0.1 with bug fixes for Phone, Keyboard, Videos not playing in Safari and more

Apple to release iOS 8.0.1 with bug fixes for Phone, Keyboard, Videos not playing in Safari and more

Apple released iOS 8 last week, which included hundreds of new features and improvements.

But a number of users are reporting that iOS 8 is causing battery drain, Wi-Fi issues and has lots of other bugs.

iPhone 6 costs at least $200 to build

iPhone 6 costs at least $200 to build

A teardown analysis of the iPhone 6, set to be published later this afternoon, reveals that Apple spends between $200 and $247 in parts and labor to assemble an iPhone 6. The analysis, obtained by Re/code ahead of time, also reveals that the iPhone 6 Plus costs between $216 to $263 to build based on the model.

iPhone 6 units smuggled into China in Twinkies boxes as regulatory approval looms

iPhone 6 units smuggled into China in Twinkies boxes as regulatory approval looms

CNBC correspondent Eunice Yoon this morning reported that regulatory approval for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus from the Chinese government will be “completed soon,” indicating that the two smartphones could be poised to launch in the world’s most populous country sooner rather than later. In the meantime, the iPhone 6 continues to be smuggled into China based on some rather odd ways.

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 vs Android Flagships: Performance Benchmarks

iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 vs Android Flagships: Performance Benchmarks

The performance benchmark results published by AnandTech yesterday revealed that Apple’s newest flagship handsets once again perform quite well across the board.

However, some of you wanted to know how the GeekBench benchmark scores of the new iPhones compare with Android based flagships. So we have got that information for you.

Get the Front-End Hacker Bundle for a Price You Can Pick [Deals Hub]

Get the Front-End Hacker Bundle for a Price You Can Pick [Deals Hub]

Web development is a wave you don’t want to miss. Whether you pick up a few skills to build yourself or your friends a website or you turn it into a career, having abilities in the field are vital in this era of technology. If you’ve never touched the topic before or if you’re looking to up your game, the Front-End Master Bundle is a great tool kit of courses for you. You can name your own price for the bundle right now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Bing Search app updated for iOS 8 with Safari translation extension and more

Bing Search app updated for iOS 8 with Safari translation extension and more

Microsoft on Tuesday released an updated version of its official Bing Search app for iPhone on the App Store with new iOS 8 extensibility features. As demonstrated at WWDC in June, during a preview of iOS 8 extensions, the new Bing app now has a translation extension built into Safari and Today view widget in Notification Center.