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iOS 8: Fixing Bluetooth Headset Connection Issues

11:27 AM, Oct. 29th, 2014 · · iOS

iOS 8 brought us plenty of cool new features, and a few annoyances, too, like dropped Bluetooth headset connections. There's a fix for that tucked away in iOS 8's settings, but it isn't where you'd think to look.

CVS Says it Can’t Take Apple Pay, Evaluating Options

9:09 AM, Oct. 28th, 2014 · · iOS

CVS, along with Rite Aid, disabled their in-store NFC mobile payment systems after the launch of Apple Pay, blocking both iPhones and Google Wallet-compatible Android phones from acting as credit cards. CVS now has a statement out saying it can't accept those payment forms.

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Seems like CVS is confusing "cannot" with "won't," because their NFC credit card terminals are clearly capable of supporting Apple Pay.

OS X Yosemite: Handing Calls Off to Your iPhone

8:48 AM, Oct. 24th, 2014 · · iOS

For today's Quick Tip, we'll go over how Yosemite and iOS 8 will let you continue a phone call started with your Mac on your iPhone, so if you've gotta jet, you don't have to end your conversation. For those of you who thought they could use "I need to hang up my Mac" as an excuse to stop chatting with someone annoying, we apologize for this article.

Apple Store App Update Adds Apple Pay Support

6:31 PM, Oct. 20th, 2014 · · iOS

Along with the release of iOS 8.1, Apple released Apple Store 8.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on Monday. The update for the Apple retail store assistant app added support for Apple Pay, which was enabled in iOS 8.1.

Apple Releases iOS 8.1 With Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library, Camera Roll, More

1:19 PM, Oct. 20th, 2014 · · iOS

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Apple released iOS 8.1 Monday afternoon. The update includes the launch of Apple Pay for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in the U.S., the return of the Camera Roll in Photos, the launch of iCloud Photo Library "as a beta service," the ability for Messages users to send SMS and MMS text messages from their Macs and iPads, and several bug fixes.

ACM 276: So Long Macworld/iWorld and Apple’s October 16th Media Event

8:12 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · & · iOS

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With Macworld/iWorld out of the picture for 2015, Bryan and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus take a look at what led up to the conference's hiatus and the current state of the trade show industry. Plus, Apple had a little shindig in Cupertino, where the company released new iPads, Mac minis, and the stunning iMac with Retina 5K display. We also got updates on Apple Watch, Apple Pay, and Yosemite.

iOS 8.1 Available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch Oct 20

1:45 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · · iOS

Apple will roll out iOS 8.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch on Monday, October 20. The timing fits with the launch of Apple Pay, which needs the update so iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users can make mobile payments at participating retailers.

Apple Confirms Apple Pay to Launch Oct 20

1:08 PM, Oct. 16th, 2014 · · iOS

Apple Pay is officially launching on Monday, October 20. Apple confirmed its mobile payment system for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus during a special media event on Thursday.