Swiftkey - Officially Coming to an iPhone Near You

12:58 PM, Jun. 3rd, 2014 · · Product News

Swiftkey on iOS 8

LONDON - Swiftkey announced on Tuesday that it would bring its namesake keyboard replacement to iOS 8 when it's released later this year. A key feature in iOS 8 is the ability to support third party keyboard replacements like Swiftkey through Extensions, and not surprisingly, Swiftkey said it was rather pleased by the announcement.

Apple Announces Support for Third Party Keyboards in iOS 8

3:52 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · Product News

SwiftKey

Apple announced support for third party keyboards in iOS 8, correcting a long-standing shortcoming of the mobile operating system. The support is part of Extensions, a new feature in iOS 8 that allows features in an app to be extended to other applications.

Apple Opens iOS to Developers through Extensibility

2:54 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · Product News

Apple made both developers and end users happy on Monday with the introduction of extensibility as a new feature in iOS 8. Extensibility will let developers build apps that interact with each other and share information, but without giving up the security sandboxing brings to the iPhone and iPad.

Apple Announced OS X Yosemite Public Beta

1:52 PM, Jun. 2nd, 2014 · · Product News

Apple is giving developers access to the beta version of OS X Yosemite now, and will let the public get in on the beta action some time this summer. The company tried out the public beta program with OS X 10.9.3, and now is ready to do the same with its next major Mac OS upgrade.

Refurb Store Hides iPod Classic From Sidebar

8:15 PM, May. 30th, 2014 · · Product News

iPod

The iPod Classic has disappeared from the sidebar in the Refurb section of the Apple online store. While the page still exists, it is no longer easily accessible from the main refurb section.

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This is probably going to be met by a lot of shrugs, but I have over a decade of fond iPod memories. Yeah the iMac made some noise, but the iPod turned it up to eleven.

Beats Announces Redesigned Solo Headphones

7:30 PM, May. 29th, 2014 · · Product News

Beats Solo 2

One day after Apple announced its acqusition of Beats Electronics, the company announced a redesigned line of Solo over-ear headphones, called Solo² that include improved acoustics as well as a new more streamlined look.

Beats Music for iOS Drops Annual Subscription to $99, Extends Trial to 14 Days

5:21 PM, May. 28th, 2014 · · Product News

Beats Music for iOS

The Beats Music app for iOS was updated to version 2.1.0 on Thursday in the wake of Apple's announcement to purchase both Beats Music and Beats Electronics. The update includes a price drop on an annual subscription to the music streaming business from $119.88 down to $99.99. The company also extended its free trial offer from 7 days to 14.