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Microsoft considering bringing Cortana voice assistant to iOS and Android

Microsoft considering bringing Cortana voice assistant to iOS and Android

Microsoft’s voice assistant Cortana, which was announced as part of Windows Phone 8.1 in April, might be making its way to iOS and Android if a recent report is to be believed. The voice assistant from the Redmond, Washington company is intended to be a competitor to the likes of Siri and Google Now, but it appears that competition could potentially heat up if these rumors turn out to be true.

Watch the evolution of iOS in just 5 minutes [Video]

Watch the evolution of iOS in just 5 minutes [Video]

Earlier this week, Apple launched the eight major release of iOS, the company’s highly popular mobile operating system, that powers iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iOS has undergone some huge changes since it was introduced in 2007 as “iPhone OS”, and a new 5-minute video highlights all these changes.

Apple unveils HealthKit and Health app for iOS 8-based health management

Apple unveils HealthKit and Health app for iOS 8-based health management

Apple today announced its iOS health initiative that will allow iOS owners to analyze important health-related information on their iOS device. The new HealthKit API and companion Health app are designed to make it easy for consumers to monitor their health by bringing together data from wearable sensors, apps and other sources.

Apple announces QuickType, a smarter, faster way to type on your iPhone

Apple announces QuickType, a smarter, faster way to type on your iPhone

Apple has announced QuickType, a new feature shipping with iOS 8 that lets you reply to text messages and emails, as well as edit documents faster using a smarter new keyboard.

Apple announces Handoff: AirDrop now works between iOS and OS X

Apple announces Handoff: AirDrop now works between iOS and OS X

Apple has announced a huge new feature for Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite called Handoff, which allows Macintosh laptops and iOS devices to communicate in ways previously not possible. The feature lets you share things like documents, email, and even phone calls between devices, making for an even more seamless experience.

How to find your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s IMEI number

How to find your iPhone or Cellular iPad’s IMEI number

It’s handy to have your IMEI number stored someplace safe in case you ever lose your phone or tablet. This 16-digit number (known as an International Mobile Equipment Identity number) is a unique identifier for every device that connects to a mobile network with a SIM card, and it allows carriers to blacklist the device if it goes missing.

Apple confirms OS X, iOS and key web services not affected by Heartbleed

Apple confirms OS X, iOS and key web services not affected by Heartbleed

Apple confirmed to Re/Code that its key web services and both its mobile and desktop operating systems are not affected by the Heartbleed security flaw. The vulnerability, first reported by Web security firm Codenomicon, is present in OpenSSL encryption software, which is used by websites to secure user information.

Must-Read: What is Heartbleed security bug? Find out how it affects iOS and Mac users

Must-Read: What is Heartbleed security bug? Find out how it affects iOS and Mac users

You have probably heard about the Heartbleed bug by now. In case you’re not aware, Heardbleed is a critical security bug which was discovered earlier in the week in OpenSSL, a popular open source encryption software used by many websites. 

Slimming selfie app criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image

Slimming selfie app criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image

A new camera app that lets users shed virtual weight by slimming down their face in selifes is being criticized for encouraging an unhealthy body image among its young and often impressionable users.

Pebble asks users not to install v2.1 update, citing critical issue that breaks app

Pebble asks users not to install v2.1 update, citing critical issue that breaks app

Pebble is asking its users not to install the version 2.1 update for the iPhone that was released March 31st, citing a critical issue that prevents the app from working properly with the Pebble smartwatch.