Apple working to fix Extensions as it begins approving iOS 8 optimized apps

Apple working to fix Extensions as it begins approving iOS 8 optimized apps

Apple announced at its iPhone and Apple Watch event last week that it would begin accepting app submissions for review on the App Store ahead of the public release of iOS 8 on Wednesday. A number of developers have began doing so since that time, but a new report claims that a few high-profile software makers have been facing issues with extensions not working properly in their updated apps. 

Become a Web Developer with Lifetime Access to Lessons from OSTraining [Deals Hub]

Become a Web Developer with Lifetime Access to Lessons from OSTraining [Deals Hub]

The web is constantly changing and is the new frontier for both desktop and mobile platforms. You can do so much with the web if you know how to code for it. Those are skills you’ll be able to pick up with OSTraining and its huge collection of courses that will teach you everything there is to know about web development. Lifetime access to this information is available on sale now from the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub.

Top Five Reasons to Install iOS 8 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Top Five Reasons to Install iOS 8 on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

Apple unveiled iOS 8 back in June at WWDC 2014, and the update is rolling out  to the public on Wednesday, September 17th. You’ve heard about all the new features and even may have watched the keynote introduction. It is the biggest iOS release ever, but you still may not be sold on the update. If you are still on the fence about installing iOS 8, here are five reasons to install the update on your device.

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in China could be delayed until early 2015

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch in China could be delayed until early 2015

While there has been unprecedented demand for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in several countries, with over 4 million pre-orders on the first day alone, Apple could be missing out on a huge opportunity in China this year. According to the 21st Century Business Herald, the two smartphones may not launch in the world’s most populous country until early 2015 due to difficulties in gaining regulatory clearance in the nation. 

PopKey will be an Animated GIF Keyboard for iPhone on iOS 8

PopKey will be an Animated GIF Keyboard for iPhone on iOS 8

Move aside, Yo and Emoj.li. iOS 8 will soon allow for users to communicate with others in ways not often considered before, thanks to third-party keyboard support for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. One of the first entrants in the space will be PopKey, a new project by Ottawa-based WorkshopX that will feature an embedded search widget for browsing and finding animated GIFs to send through apps like Messages or Mail. 

Apple confirms NFC is limited to Apple Pay on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple confirms NFC is limited to Apple Pay on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature an NFC chip under the hood, an Apple spokesperson has confirmed to Cult of Mac that the technology will be limited to powering the Apple Pay mobile payments platform. The technology will not be accessible by developers for third-party apps, and the spokesperson declined to comment on other potential uses of the antenna in the future. 

‘AppBuyer’ malware for iOS discovered, affects jailbroken devices

‘AppBuyer’ malware for iOS discovered, affects jailbroken devices

Palo Alto Networks has found and analyzed a new malware for iOS called “AppBuyer” that affects jailbroken iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The malware is designed to steal a user’s Apple ID username and password and upload the information to the attacker’s server, at which point he can download apps from the App Store from that account. 

Report claims iPhone 6 GPU marginally outperforms iPhone 5s in new benchmark

Report claims iPhone 6 GPU marginally outperforms iPhone 5s in new benchmark

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were unveiled at the Flint Center last week, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller touted that the smartphones have an all-new A8 chip with an M8 coprocessor that provide up to 25% faster CPU performance and up to 50% faster GPU performance than the A7 chip and M7 coprocessor on the iPhone 5s. 

Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and Privacy on The Charlie Rose Show

Tim Cook talks Apple Pay and Privacy on The Charlie Rose Show

The first clip of part two of Apple CEO Tim Cook’s interview on The Charlie Rose Show, which is set to air in full on Monday night, is now available online through the PBS show’s official YouTube channel. The video is embedded ahead for your convenience, and should be watchable through your Mac or PC and iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. 

U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ has been accessed over 33 million times since iTunes promotion began

U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ has been accessed over 33 million times since iTunes promotion began

On September 9, Apple used their media event to release (and essentially market) U2’s latest album, “Songs of Innocence.” They gifted the album to iTunes more than 50 million users, and now Apple has come forward to announce just how well it has been faring since release.