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The iPhone Has a Hidden One-Handed Keyboard

Here’s a pretty cool story. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith recently found hidden code for a one-handed keyboard in iOS by hacking an iOS Simulator. Troughton-Smith says the keyboard has “been there since at least iOS 8.” Read More >>

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Seven Things You Can Do in iOS 8.3 That You Couldn’t Do Before

If you've got an iOS device somewhere on your person then you've probably noticed the latest software update is available. Beyond the usual selection of bug fixes and patches (of which there are more than usual), there are a number of small but handy improvements for your iPhone and iPad to take advantage of — here's how to use them. Read More >>

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How to Track Your Life With Apple Health

Apple's activity-tracking platform has been up and running for a few months now, enough time for gremlins to be ironed out, so we thought that before New Year is upon us we should get you suitably briefed for your January get-fit burst. Here's exactly how you can use Apple's brand new app to monitor your daily exercise, improve your overall health, aggregate data from different sources and store your medical info. Read More >>

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Apple is Pulling a Load of the Best iOS Apps

Remember when Apple went after that handy note-taking widget, a popular app that's one the first truly useful widgets for iOS 8? Turns out, Apple's been pulling all kinds of apps that take advantage of new features in iOS 8 — even after they've been approved to be in the App Store. And developers are starting to get pretty upset. Read More >>

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This iOS Keyboard Finally Lets You Draw Your Own Texts

App developers have been going wild since iOS 8 finally gave us the ability to install third party keyboards, but this might be the most fun: it's called DrawType, and it lets you sketch responses right in your texts. Read More >>

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US Government: iPhone Encryption Will Kill a Child

Here we go again. Just a few days after a former FBI agent argued that the new iOS 8 encryption would cause somebody to die, a Department of Justice boss upped the ante. At a meeting on October 1, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a room full off Apple executives that iPhone encryption would cause a child to die. A child! Read More >>

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Apple Wants to Kill the Only Useful iOS Widget

A couple weeks ago, we were pleased to see the launch of Neato, a handy note-taking widget for iOS 8 that's actually useful. Now, Apple has decided that Neato no longer fits within its App Store guidelines—despite the fact that it had been already been approved. Now Neato must become useless, or die. Read More >>

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There’s Now a Game You Can Play Right in iOS 8’s Notification Centre

Now that Apple has finally introduced widgets for iOS 8's Notification Centre, we're starting to see some great ways to quickly access important info on our iPhones. But a few clever developers are pushing those widgets beyond just notifications. A new iOS game called Overglide can actually be played directly from your iPhone or iPad's Notification Screen, without even having to unlock your device. Read More >>

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Man Put Windows 95 on an iPhone 6 Plus Because [INAUDIBLE]

A Chinese hacker-slash-coder has come up with a method of installing Windows 95 on an iPhone 6 Plus, ideal for anyone who's still longing for a copy of the Windows that Microsoft did best. Read More >>

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This Note-Taking App is the First iOS Widget That’s Actually Useful

When they were announced, the widgets in iOS 8 sounded like they had huge potential. But then iOS 8 came out and, well, all of the widgets sort of sucked. Until this one. Read More >>

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Swype Gets New Language and Emoji Functionality

Swype for iOS 8 just got updated to understand 16 new languages and suggest emoji — but it'll cost you 69 of your shiniest pennies. Read More >>

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How to Get Handoff to Actually Work in OS X Yosemite

If you're anything like me, you were really excited to try out the new Handoff feature in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. And you were equally disappointed when you updated all of your software, and the thing didn't work. Fear not, fellow computer user! With Apple's help, I managed to get Handoff working, and you can too. Read More >>

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3DAround Camera App Will Add a New Dimension to Your Food Photography

Innovation in the world of food photography has been a long time coming, and I wouldn't mind a little shake up since my Instagram feed is completely full of it. An upcoming iOS app releasing next month called 3DAround will do exactly that—by capturing every angle of that delicious dish you're about to devour. Read More >>

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There’s Already an iOS 8.1 Jailbreak for the iPhone 6

Some people sure do work quick. Team Pangu has just made available a jailbreak for iOS 8.1; it works on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the iPad Air 2, along with older devices. Read More >>