Apple used their own CDN to release iOS 8

Apple used their own CDN to release iOS 8

On Wednesday, September 17, Apple officially launched iOS 8. For the first time when it comes to releasing its major mobile operating system to the public, reports state that Apple relied on their own content delivery network to get the job done.

Hours helps you stay focused with a new iOS 8 Notification Center widget

Hours helps you stay focused with a new iOS 8 Notification Center widget

In mid-July, we outlined a new app from Tapity, the developer that won Apple’s Design Award not too long ago. It’s called Hours, and it’s a way for users to stay focused with a way to keep track of the time spent on whatever task they might have. Now, with an update to support iOS 8, the functionality has improved.

The Best iPhone 6 Plus Cases

The Best iPhone 6 Plus Cases

The iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s larger 5.5-inch iPhone, goes on sale tomorrow, September 19th. Case manufacturers have already started releasing cases and other accessories for the iPhone 6 Plus, and we list out the best iPhone 6 Plus cases available.

Apple engineers in ‘War Room’ work to find iOS 8 problems through social media

Apple engineers in ‘War Room’ work to find iOS 8 problems through social media

On Wednesday, September 17, Apple officially released iOS 8 into the world, but that doesn’t mean iOS engineers are done working on the new platform. Now that it’s out into the public’s hands, it’s all about crushing bugs when they pop up.

iPhone 6 lineup gets cameras tested in Iceland by professional photographer

iPhone 6 lineup gets cameras tested in Iceland by professional photographer

While the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus may have an 8-megapixel camera inside of them, much like the 8MP camera in the iPhone 5s, there is no denying that Apple seems incessant about constantly improving their smartphone’s camera. That is certainly the case with the iPhone 6 lineup, and it was put to the test by a professional photographer in Iceland to see what kind of improvements have been made.

Twitter for iOS updated, includes interactive notifications for iOS 8 users and new profiles

Twitter for iOS updated, includes interactive notifications for iOS 8 users and new profiles

While many different apps were updated on Wednesday, September 18 to follow in sync with the public release of iOS 8, some companies waited, like Twitter. The company has officially updated their social networking app, though, to take advantage of some iOS 8 features, and put a bigger focus on profiles.

FlightAware makes it possible to track your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus as it flies across the globe

FlightAware makes it possible to track your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus as it flies across the globe

Right now, even as some places inch closer to the launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, everyone’s still waiting. And if you aren’t waiting in a line right now in some parts of the world, then there’s a chance you’re tracking your phone constantly, hoping it will arrive sooner, rather than later.

The Best iPhone 6 Cases

The Best iPhone 6 Cases

The iPhone 6 goes on sale tomorrow, September 19th, and you’ll likely want to purchase a case along with your device to provide extra protection to your shiny new iPhone. So here are the best new iPhone 6 cases.

iPhone 6 Plus in-store stock to be extremely limited at Apple Stores and resellers tomorrow

iPhone 6 Plus in-store stock to be extremely limited at Apple Stores and resellers tomorrow

If you have not already pre-ordered or made a reservation for in-store pickup for an iPhone 6 Plus, you will need a little bit of luck on your side tomorrow. According to BGR, citing multiple sources at carriers and authorized resellers, there is virtually “no chance” of securing an iPhone 6 Plus during launch day tomorrow. 

iOS 8 supports WebGL and IndexedDB for more productive mobile websites

iOS 8 supports WebGL and IndexedDB for more productive mobile websites

iOS 8 has a lot of consumer-facing features that are sure to please iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, but it also supports two new web standards behind the scenes — WebGL and IndexedDB — that will allow for developers to create better games and more capable mobile websites. Take a closer look at the improvements to the mobile web ahead.