iOS

Amazon PrimeNow Offers One Hour Delivery, Here’s How it Works

5:00 PM, May. 2nd, 2015 · · iOS

Amazon PrimeNow

Amazon has instituted a new service called PrimeNow that is available in some parts of the country. Austin, Texas being one of them. PrimeNow allows you to order products for delivery within the hour or in selected time slots. It was a bit rough setting it up, but the results were surprisingly good.

Apple Invites Developers to App Analytics Beta

6:48 PM, Apr. 30th, 2015 · · iOS

Apple and Developers

Apple began inviting developers participate in a beta program for App Analytics, an other unannounced service that gives developers more information about how and how often their customers are engaging with their apps. The invitation was posted to Twitter by developer Ryan Hoover, and is limited on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Three Scenarios for Home Automation

10:30 AM, Apr. 25th, 2015 · · iOS

Ever wondered what Home Automation is really all about? Juan Collao walks us through three scenarios where home automation made a real difference in his life. 

Conquer iOS 8 Programming in 31 Days: $39

3:17 PM, Apr. 22nd, 2015 · · iOS

Conquer iOS 8 Programming in 31 Days: $39

If you want to learn how to develop apps for iOS 8, we have a great deal for you today. It's a bundle of training courses—more than 230 lectures and 34-plus hours of content—designed to teach you what you need to know in 31 days. Call it the month of May. You'll learn Swift and Xcode, get interviews with successful developers, and more. With our deal, you can get this bundle for $39.

iOS 8.3 Messages: Filtering Unknown Senders

8:55 AM, Apr. 22nd, 2015 · · iOS

With today's Quick Tip, we're going to learn how iOS 8.3 can help us identify and report potential spam iMessages (hint: it's really, really simple). As a bonus, Melissa Holt will cover how to report any spam SMS texts you get to your wireless carrier, so you'll be all set to clean the junk out of your Messages app!

Google Kills YouTube for 2nd Gen Apple TV, Older iOS Devices

10:09 AM, Apr. 21st, 2015 · · iOS

Google is dropping support for several devices from its YouTube API, which means that second generation Apple TV owners won't be able to watch cat videos any more. Along with the older Apple TV model, YouTube support for iPhones and iPads running iOS 6, older Google TV versions, and some smart TVs was dropped, too.

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If watching YouTube videos through the Apple TV channel is a big thing for you, the third generation model costs US$69.