SMS Relay is a part of continuity that allows you to use all your Apple devices to send and receive text messages. This is a convenient feature for users who find it cumbersome to type long messages on their phones. With SMS Relay they can type messages using Mac’s qwerty keyboard. Read More
Handoff feature allows seamless workflow across all Apple devices. With Handoff a user can start work on one device and continue working on another. Read More
Readdle has updated its App PDF Expert 5 to version 5.2 that now provides support for iOS 8. PDF Expert 5 allows users to read, add notes and edit PDF documents on an iPad or iPhone. It also lets users mark up the PDF documents with highlights and handwriting, insert text, stamps and signs. The other helpful features of the App include merging PDFs and filling forms directly on the iOS device. Read More
Bloomberg has looked into what really went wrong with iOS 8.0.1 and who is accountable for the whole mess. Their report points the finger at a QA manager who in the past had overseen quality control for Apple Maps project before its launch.
According to Bloomberg,
The same person at Apple was in charge of catching problems before both products were released. [...] the mid-level manager overseeing quality assurance for Apple’s iOS mobile-software group, was also in charge of quality control for maps, according to people familiar with Apple’s management structure.
Following a major flaw with the recently released iOS 8.0.1 which resulted in Apple pulling it back, today Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 to fix the major issues. This was done without any delay so as to cause least possible trouble to Apple users who experienced Touch ID and cellular issues after downloading iOS 8.0.1. It is available for over-the-air download and besides fixing iOS 8.0.1 bugs, it also fixes the bugs the previous release was supposed to. Read More
Yesterday, Apple released an update for iOS 8 which was expected to fix bugs and address some issues. However, in addition to providing solution to existing issues in iOS 8, it added some serious bugs that killed the basic operations, like cellular connectivity and disabling the Touch ID fingerprint sensor. After twelve hours of release of the update and a lot of hue and cry among users who updated to iOS 8.0.1, Apple published a new help document. Read More
One would think that a company who revolutionised the smartphone industry, produces the bestselling tablets in the world, and recently boasted about its Metal API could have come up with a slightly better logo for its Health App. A red heart! Apple could have done better if they had hosted a logo competition in a primary school, for an eight-year old could have thought of something far more exciting than a heart. If it weren’t for the explanatory “Health” below the icon, one could easily mistake it for a Dating App. So what really went wrong? Read More
Epic Zen Garden is an App built to demonstrate the magnificence and exquisiteness of Apple’s iOS 8. Developed by Epic Games and powered by Unreal Engine 4, the App was featured in Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference back in June to exhibit unmatched graphical superiority of Unreal Engine 4 using Apple’s new, low-level rendering Metal API. Read More
As Apple has officially launched iOS 8 with a relatively new look and feel and new features, it has also updated its iOS Apps to go with the latest version of the OS. This includes iWork productivity suite that has Pages, Numbers, and Keynote. Besides the usual bug fixes and stability improvement, the new update for iOS 8 support has integration with iCloud drive. Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are chargeable Apps and available for $9.99 each. Read More
iOS 8 is finally here and we, at TheAppleGoogle, have had a great time playing with it and trying out all that is new and exciting with this biggest update ever since the App Store. We must admit that all that was laid out during WWDC has made it to the operating system (apart from that little bug in HealthKit), and it is as good as was promised. There are plenty of new features to try out; here we have laid out our top 5. Read More