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Apple backtracks on decision to ban marijuana apps

Apple backtracks on decision to ban marijuana apps

Apple has backtracked on its decision to ban MassRoots, a social iOS app that helps users locate marijuana and share their experiences with others. However, the Cupertino company has imposed new rules that it and similar services must abide by.

Apple teams up with Pinterest to improve app discovery

Apple teams up with Pinterest to improve app discovery

Apple has joined forces with Pinterest in an effort to make it easier for users to discover new apps. Launching today, a new product called App Pins hopes to do the same for iOS apps and games that Pinterest has already done for things like recipes, photos, and lots more.

This iPad Air 2 runs Windows 98 and plays Fallout 2

This iPad Air 2 runs Windows 98 and plays Fallout 2

The idea of running Windows 98 on an iOS device may seem pretty pointless to most, but there’s no denying it’s incredibly cool. Especially when you put it to good use, like the YouTuber in the video below, who uses it to play 1998 PC classic Fallout 2.

iPhone thefts are falling in big cities thanks to Activation Lock

iPhone thefts are falling in big cities thanks to Activation Lock

Thanks to their high resale value, iPhones have always been a big target for pickpockets and thieves. But in big cities like New York and San Francisco, iPhone thefts are falling drastically, all because of Activation Lock.

How Apple could vastly improve Notification Center in iOS 9

How Apple could vastly improve Notification Center in iOS 9

The Notification Center in iOS is still incredibly basic. Apple has made some excellent improvements to the Today view, but the Notifications side leaves a lot to be desired. A new concept video below demonstrates some of the things Apple could do to change this in iOS 9.

JetBlue will become the first airline to accept Apple Pay next week

JetBlue will become the first airline to accept Apple Pay next week

Paying too much for snacks and last-minute gifts while you’re 35,000 feet up in the air is going to get a whole lot easier next week as JetBlue becomes the world’s first airline to accept Apple Pay.

Outlook’s first update on iOS brings a whole bunch of improvements

Outlook’s first update on iOS brings a whole bunch of improvements

It’s been less than a week since Microsoft’s brand new Outlook app made its debut on iOS, and already it is getting its first update, which brings a number of nice changes and improvements.

Microsoft to acquire Sunrise, one of the best calendar apps on iOS

Microsoft to acquire Sunrise, one of the best calendar apps on iOS

 

Microsoft’s newfound desire for great Android and iOS apps won’t stop at its acquisition of Acompli, it seems. Sources say the software giant is now on the verge of buying Sunrise, one of the best third-party calendar apps on mobile, for “at least” $100 million.

Apple HealthKit is already being used in top U.S. hospitals

Apple HealthKit is already being used in top U.S. hospitals

Apple’s HealthKit platform is already proving popular among major U.S. hospitals, with more than half already using the technology to monitor patients remotely. The pilot programs allow doctors to keep an eye on things like blood pressure, weight, and heart rate without calling patients in.

Download ‘Slow Shutter!’ for iPhone for free through the Apple Store app

Download ‘Slow Shutter!’ for iPhone for free through the Apple Store app

Slow Shutter!, the popular photography app for iPhone that lets you capture long-exposure photographs you’d usually only get from an expensive DSLR, is now free for a limited time through the Apple Store app. Here’s how you can get your hands on it.