Your iPhone is about to Become Your Sex Tracker

2:44 PM, Jun. 10th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple's Reproductive Health tracking in iOS 9 on the iPhone

Want to keep track of your ovulation cycle, or maybe how often you have sex? You'll be able to do that and more thanks to changes we'll see in iOS 9's Health app. Apple said Health would track "reproductive data" during its Worldwide Developer Conference keynote earlier this week, and now some of the details about exactly what that includes are coming out.

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Women menstruate. People have sex. It's good to see Apple finally embracing these facts.

iOS 9 Includes Android Migration Assistant

11:53 AM, Jun. 9th, 2015 · · iPhone

iOS 9 makes it easier to move from Android smartphones to iPhone

Apple wants to make it easier for Android smartphone users to switch to iPhone, so when iOS 9 ships this fall it's going to include a new app designed to help move your data over for you. The app transers everthing from contacts and email accounts, to music and photos, and then lets you know you can take your old Android phone to an Apple Store for free recycling.

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Android Migration is a really smart move for Apple. This will remove one of the big barriers keeping some users from moving to an iPhone.

Apple gets Women Have Health Tracking Needs in iOS 9

7:38 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · iPhone

iOS 9 HealthKit adds reproductive health tracking

When Apple ships iOS 9 this fall, HealthKit is finally going to address a glaring omission that's been there since the feature was introduced in iOS 8: menstruation. HealthKit currently tracks your daily step count, weight, sleep patterns, and more, but didn't address what Apple described as reproductive health during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote presentation—until now.

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Apple essentially left women out in the cold last year with its limited health and fitness tracking support. It would've been great to see menstruation tracking supported last year with iOS 8, but it's still good to see it showing up this year in iOS 9.

Apple Pay is On a Roll, Adds UK Support in July

6:38 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · iPhone

Apple is pouring on the coals with Apple Pay. The company is working with Square to allow small businesses to accept Apple Pay, and the service will launch in the UK in July with even more locations than the U.S. rollout in October 2014.

Apple’s iOS 9 gets Improved Siri, New Apps

2:12 PM, Jun. 8th, 2015 · · iPhone

iOS 9 has big improvements for Siri, power management, more

Apple's Craig Federighi showed off iOS 9 during Monday's Worldwide Developer Conference, and it looks like the company wants to make our iPhones an even bigger part of our daily lives. It also includes changes like renaming Passbook to Wallet, and introducing the News app.

Edward Snowden Calls Apple ‘Pioneering’ in Privacy

7:11 PM, Jun. 5th, 2015 · · iPhone

Edward Snowden Calls Apple 'Pioneering' in Privacy

Edward Snowden called Apple a "pioneering" company in the area of privacy. In an editorial for The New York Times titled "The World Says No to Surveillance," Mr. Snowden made the case that public sentiment has turned against the surveillance state.

Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger: $13.99

4:48 PM, Jun. 5th, 2015 · · iPhone

Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger: $13.99

Check out the Mpow 3-Port Intelligent Car Charger. It's a three port charger for your mobile devices for your car. It auto-detects those devices, too, so that it can send the right amount of power to that device for maximum charging. It retails for $70, but through our deal it's yours (or your father's...) for $13.99.

Apple Dumps AT&T Subsidized iPhone Options for Next Plan

10:47 AM, Jun. 5th, 2015 · · iPhone

Want an AT&T network iPhone? You're looking at AT&T's Next plan, now

Only days after AT&T CEO Ralph de la Vega said subsidized phone prices are going away, Apple dropped the option for iPhones on the carrier's network. Instead of offering iPhones on AT&T's network with two-year contracts and subsidized prices, Apple now only offers the AT&T Next plan which spreads the cost of a new iPhone over several months.

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AT&T has been telegraphing its move away from subsidized phone plans, so it shouldn't be a big surprise seeing the change show up in the Apple Store.