May 28th 2014 9:41 am

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by meganedin

iOS compatibility with Android wear devices
The most recent news rippling around is that, Google is taking a shot at making its Android Wear savvy stage to work even with iOS applications and is near to complete all the specialized points of interest to be chipped away at.Read more at:

by Rob929

iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6
I'm looking to upgrade my phone from my current iPhone 5. I would be buying the phone off contract so price is a factor, but only a small one as I'm hoping to sell my current one to take away some of the financial hit of buying either of the phones in question.
I want a phone with a large screen size, hence my choices above. I'm having trouble deciding between the two. I've a mac, which makes me lean towards the iPhone 6 Plus, but is it worth it for the extra €100 ish?
I'm considering... Read more →

by Pcmasterrace

Nexus 6 vs iphone 6 plus vs s6
Hi, I am planning to get a new phone but I havent decided which phone to get because of the comparing the ios and android. After a few looking through phones, I have decided to compare Nexus 6, iPhone 6 plus and Galaxy S6. I quite hate lags so there shouldn't be lags. I play high graphic games, I like big screens, resloution should be super high, the processor should be lightning fast and the interface should be stock android or ios ui(touchwiz is fine only if it gets fast enough without lag),...

by johncolucci

Bizarre iOS and Android Games
Thanks to seeing a tweet from Saladin Ahmed, I learned of a very frightening game available on iOS called, verbatim: "A Cool Princess Dentist Salon Makeover - fun little girls covet fashion princess dress up games for free."
Wow. So, there's a lot to say here, and as Saladin noted, it's... Read more →

by frankspin

Is Apple shooting itself in the foot?
I follow a lot of Apple power users and developers on Twitter and have been noticing a trend of late amongst their conversations: Apple appears to be rejecting apps without any consistency.
PCalc built a widget for easier access. It was originally approved for iOS 8 and then subsequently told they can't perform calculations in widgets. It's since been re-approved, but the question posed by most was "Why not?" --... Read more →

by frankspin

What new apps and games are you using (Late 2014 mobile edition)?
I know these come up somewhat regularly, but they're a lot of fun. I like exploring new apps and games, and since App store aggregation and suggestions are pretty awful this is a good way to get recommendations.
#Homescreen: Yet another product from the Betaworks teams. It's a dead simple, and probably boring to most, concept of a homescreen sharing service. But, like this thread it serves as a discovery mechanism for different apps and services.... Read more →

by Techverx

‘Over 50% Mobile Apps to be Hybrid by 2016,’
Hybrid apps are about to set a whole new standard of advancement in mobile apps development in the coming days. The study reveals that over 50 percent of mobile apps going to be hybrid by 2016.
"The BYOD trend and the increased pressure on organizations to deploy mobile applications to accommodate mobile work styles of employees will lead businesses to manage a portfolio of mobile application architectures, and hybrid architectures will be especially well-suited to business-to- employee... Read more →

by dave

I can't believe Android or iOS still don't have _______!

Whichever mobile operating system you consider your favorite flavor, there’s bound to be things about it that are missing or frustrate you.

Hey, that’s one of the fun things about watching Apple and Google keynotes, right? “What will they add this year that has been missing or someone else has been doing better?”

Anyway, what is a feature that you can’t believe your favorite operating system still doesn’t have?

by Met

Why Are Apple Haters so Vicious?
I've always really wondered about this. There are so many people I know who have never owned a Mac or an iPhone or an iPad and probably once swore by their iPod, yet utterly DESPISE Apple. Many of these people get excited when they hear of Apple's blunders and just talk **** about their successes.
Personally, I like to think of myself as a technology lover. I'll love a company if their releasing... Read more →

by dave

What in the bejesus is a "full OS"?
Over in the comment section, I had an interesting discussion on what constitutes a "full" operating system. Basically, it was about whether or not you can consider something like Android or iOS to be a "real" operating system (whatever that means). To me, this seems like such a bizarre distinction.
Our conversation went something like this:
Commenter: I like my tablets to have a full OS.
Me: What exactly is a "full OS"?
Commenter: Not iOS or Android
Me: Seriously, what... Read more →

by kris

Apple leaks iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3; is it intentional?
Today the iPad user guide for iOS 8.1 leaked, showing images and revealing the names of the newest additions to the iPad family: the iPad Air 2 and the iPad mini 3. Historically Apple has been pretty good about keeping things under wraps until their big press events, so a leak coming directly from an official source... Read more →

by dave

Favorite fitness apps?
Now that HealthKit is live on iOS 8, there’s been a ton of app updates that enable support for Apple’s new service. In fact, it seems like health apps are all the rage right now, and even Google is jumping into the game with its Google Fit API [ ].
Long before HeathKit and this push toward centralized health and fitness data, there’s always been a number of fitness apps available in both the App Store and Google Play. What are... Read more →

by dillschu

Tried everything. Still no continuity.
Hello! I have an iPhone 5s on iOS8 and a 2013 MBAir on Yosemite.
Bluetooth is turned on on both
They're both on the same wifi network
They're both logged in to the same iCloud account
The "Handoff" and "iPhone cellular calls" buttons are both on on the phone
The "Allow Handoff" button in settings and the "iPhone cellular calls" button in FaceTime is on on the computer
I've tried
Logging into and out of iCloud and restarting both devices
Turning bluetooth on and off
Testing bluetooth by sending files back... Read more →