Apple TV gets three new channels

Apple TV new channels

Apple added three new channels to their Apple TV set top box today: TED, Tastemate, and Young Hollywood. These three channels do not require a cable TV subscription or a monthly subscription fee: TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a channel dedicated to talks with an emphasis on science, technology and other related topics. Tastemade is all about food and cooking. Young Hollywood is a music, celebrity and lifestyle channel. If you haven't yet seen these new channels on ... 

Get your (paper) Apple Watch right here, right now! PDF Sizing Guide

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While we wait for the Apple Watch to launch here in sunny South Africa, we might as well decide on which size Apple Watch would be the best fit for us, not? In case you didn't already know, the Apple Watch comes in two sizes - 38mm or 42mm. Like the previous iPhone 6 size guide we posted, someone has gone and made a sizing guide for the Apple Watch too. Print out your very own (paper) Apple Watch right now and try it on for size :) The PDF also includes different band and watch face size ... 

Apple launches new iOS Beta Software Program

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Apple has opened up it’s Apple Beta Software Program to now include not only OS X but iOS as well. For example, the latest iOS 8.3 beta is open to Apple Beta Software Program praticipants. The website includes a Beta Program FAQ  and some words of precaution: Before you install beta software, please be sure to back up your Mac using Time Machine or your iOS device with iTunes. You should not install beta software on production or business-critical systems. The advantage of Apple ... 

App Unlocks Your Mac Automatically When Your iPhone Is Nearby

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Tether is an interesting app which automatically locks a users Mac when they walk away from it, and automatically unlock it when they walk back, all done through an iPhone. Think of all the saved productivity! It all adds up you know ;) The developers claim that there is no battery drain experienced when using this app, as Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), introduced in Bluetooth 4.0 is utilised. This isn't the first app of it's kind, but it's one of the most easy to use and reliable that we ... 

Microsoft Office 2016 Mac Preview released

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Microsoft recently released a preview of Office 2016 for Mac. It’s essentially a beta version and is not recommended for daily use and should rather be installed alongside Office 2011. The main features of this new version of Office 2016 Mac Preview are: A new user interface that matches Office 2013 and the iPad version Improved OneDrive integration Brand new templates   The following applications are included as part of Office 2016 Mac ... 

iOS 8.2 Released – Bug Fixes, Stability Improvements and more [Download]

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Along with the new MacBook and more info on the different Apple Watches, Apple also released the latest iteration of iOS 8, putting it at version 8.2. iOS 8.2 is available for download OTA (Over The Air) from your iOS device, or through iTunes on a PC or Mac. It is noted that if you are currently jailbroken, you will not want to update to iOS 8.2 just yet as you will lose your jailbreak. Change-log Health App improvements Adds the ability to select the unit of measurement for body ... 

Apple Watch. More Info and Pricing

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Today we found out a bit more about the previously announced Apple Watch. More specifically, the exact capabilities of the watch, the different versions of the watch, and the respective prices of each. Let's take a look at some of the basics we learnt from today's event. What we learnt A few things knew and learnt about the Apple Watch today: - There are three core versions of the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch, Watch Sport, and Watch Edition. - Battery life is "all-day", which according ... 

TaiG Jailbreak For iOS 8.1.2 Released

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The TaiG folks behind the iOS 7 jailbreak are back at it again, now bringing us their latest jailbreak with support for the latest iOS 8.1.2 released today. The folks behind TaiG note that the latest version of the TaiG jailbreak utility (1.2.0) supports all devices running iOS 8.0 to iOS 8.1.2. As always, before any jailbreak ,please be sure to back up your data. Download The latest version of the TaiG iOS 8 jailbreak utility is available on our downloads page. ... 

iOS 8.1.2 Released – Fixes Ringtone Bug

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Apple has released iOS 8.1.2, which includes a fix for a bug experienced when using ringtones purchased from the iTunes Store. What's New In This Version: This release includes bug fixes and addresses a problem where ringtones purchased through the iTunes Store may have been removed from your device. To restore these ringtones, visit itunes.com/restore-tones from your iOS device. For information on this update, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 Download iOS 8.1.2 is ... 

iMessage Deregister Tool introduced by Apple

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Apple has introduced an iMessage de-registration tool, which assists users in turning off and de-registering iMessage from their iPhone number, for instance if they are selling their iPhone or have already sold their iPhone, and wish to disassociate iMessage form this number. The process entails entering your phone number on the website below, and then entering the verification code which is messaged to you. Why do I need to deregister iMessage? You might need to deregister iMessage if ... 

Swype Keyboard free for a limited time only

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Swype, a popular third party keyboard for iOS 8 is free for a limited time only! Be sure to grab it now before it goes back to a Paid App. Why type when you can Swype? One of the most requested apps for iPhone is finally here. “There’s no faster, easier way to input text on an iPhone” – CNET "My favorite is Swype…It’s surprisingly powerful.” – The New York Times Swype is the most accurate keyboard on the planet. Whether you type or Swype we enable you to input words faster and easier. It ...