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3 Issues Facing Apple Inc’s iOS 8 – Motley Fool

Unless you live under a technological rock you’ve probably heard that Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL  ) announced its next mobile operating system iOS 8. The company has improved the software by adding requested features like third party keyboard support an upgraded iCloud Drive, and increased connections between the iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Unfortunately, iOS 8 could actually hurt iTunes revenue growth, which has been one of the company’s fastest growing divisions. This is just one of the issues facing iOS 8, and Apple investors need to worry about two other problems as well. Totally missing the pointThe first issue facing iOS 8 is something that Apple calls an improvement on text messaging. Read More

Report says nickel in iPad, other devices may cause rash – Fox News

This undated photo provided by American Academy of Pediatrics shows a rash on an unidentified 11-year old boy from a nickel allergy. Case reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from personal electronic devices, including laptops and cell phones. (AP Photo/American Academy of Pediatrics) CHICAGO –  Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body rash in an 11-year-old boy recently treated at a San Diego hospital, according to a report in Monday’s Pediatrics. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Nickel Read More

What’s The Cuse of Unlock/ Jailbreaj iPhone 5, 4s, 5s with iOS 7.1.1 or 7.1 … – rabble.ca

What’s The Cuse of Unlock/ Jailbreaj iPhone 5, 4s, 5s with iOS 7.1.1 or 7.1 … – rabble.cahttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEfGkppflBcDgJhsoObU8TDblDokQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778555411566&ei=muLDU6CTBOmBmgKzkYGoCA&url=http://rabble.ca/babble/canadian-politics/whats-cuse-unlock-jailbreaj-iphone-5-4s-5s-ios-711-or-71-untethered-option

Google’s Ingress augmented reality game quietly launches for iOS devices – The Next Web

Google is inviting iPhone and iPad owners into its augmented reality game Ingress after it finally launched an iOS app. The Android version opened to all last December, and now it has quietly made its way into the App Store without an official announcement from Google — save this Google+ post from gamer Fevenis Silverwind of Niantic Labs, the Google-run company that operates the unique game. For those who are unaware of it, Ingress is a mobile-based alternate reality game in which players are part of either the resistance or enlightened teams battling to collect and control the powerful ‘Exotic Matter,’ which is virtually located in real-life locations worldwide. Mobile apps are used to play, but there is also a web-based service that helps keep up Read More

iOS 8 Coming This September With New Features; Android Phones Find Ways … – International Business Times AU

<!– Like us on Facebook –> Here’s a list of iOS 8 features, according to TechRadar: 1.    Third-Party Touch-ID Authentication 2.    iOS 8 Camera Time-Lapse Mode 3.    iOS 8 SMS Messages on iPad and Mac 4.    Instant HotSpot Feature 5.    Self-Destructing Inline Voice & Video Messages 6.    Interactive Notifications 7.    Quicktype Keyboard and Extensions 8.    iCloud-enabled iOS Photos App 9.    iOS Family Sharing 10.  Send Last Location Feature 11.  Health App 12.  HomeKit 13.  Siri & Spotlight Updates 14.  Split-Screen Mode 15.  Location-Based Lock Screen On the other hand, for Android phones that seem to be slowing down, there are ways to Read More

Boy’s rash is traced to nickel in iPad coating – Boston Globe

CHICAGO — Unexplained rash? Check your iPad. It turns out that the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals. Continue reading below Recent reports in medical journals detail nickel allergies from a variety of personal electronic devices, including laptops and cellphones. But it was an Apple iPad that caused an itchy body rash in an 11-year-old boy recently treated at a San Diego hospital, according to a report in Monday’s Pediatrics. Nickel rashes aren’t life-threatening but they can be very uncomfortable, and they may require treatment with steroids and antibiotics if the skin eruptions become infected, said Dr. Sharon Jacob, a dermatologist at Rady Children’s Hospital, where the boy was treated. Jacob, who co-wrote Read More

The Android Wear Review: Google’s Vision Of A Smartwatch Is A Tantalizing … – Forbes

Just as Google presented the world with their vision of a modern mobile operating system in Android, the Mountain View based company has delivered a vision of wearable computing. In Android Wear Google is again doing the hard work for companies by dealing with the operating system, helping with hardware integration, and creating a name and brand that consumers will hopefully trust in years to come. With the release of the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch (reviewed here on Forbes), anyone can pick up an Android Wear device and partake in Google’s vision of the future. It is far from complete, but even with this first public iteration, the direction that Google would like wearable computing to evolve is clear. Read More

This Digital Life: Google creating quite a spectacle – Belfast Telegraph

Problem: Users of wearable technology could breach the Data Protection Act 12 July 2014 Google Glass has now been launched in the UK. Cue the inevitable concerns about how the futuristic frames might infringe on privacy laws. Katie Wright reports. Google Glass launched in UK at the end of June but already the wearable computer has generated as much controversy as it has hype. Previously only available in the US, Glass is now on sale in the Google Play store (play.google.com), but not to just anyone. You have to be over 18, a UK resident and able to stump up the £1,000 asking price. Even then, the product is still, technically, a prototype, as users are asked to join the Read More

German Cartel Office Says Google, Other Tech Giants Could Be Regulated Like … – TechCrunch

Germany has not been the biggest fan of tech giants that it believes overreach their influence. Now, a report claims that it is considering a new way to deal with them: regulating them like utilities. The Sunday Times writes that the country’s Federal Cartel Office (Bundeskartellamt) has prepared a 30-page proposal with suggestions of how to cope with the growing power of Google, along with other tech giants. Treating Google as a utility, one of the proposed suggestions, would mean the state having a stronger hand in how services like advertising on the search engine are priced, without diving into questions of how Google needs to alter its search algorithm. We have contacted both the Federal Cartel Office and Google for comment. If accurate, it’s worth wondering Read More

Google to Expand San Francisco Office Space in Two Deals – Bloomberg

Google Inc. (GOOG), owner of the world’s biggest search engine, bought a San Francisco office building and agreed to lease space at a nearby tower as it expands its real estate presence in the city. Google purchased 188 The Embarcadero from Ares Management LP and USAA Investment Management Co. for $65 million in a transaction completed two days ago, said two people with knowledge of the deal, who asked not to be identified because the details are private. The company also will lease 250,000 square feet (23,200 square meters) at the 42-story Spear Tower in the One Market Plaza complex. “We are excited to expand in San Francisco, and we will continue to work hard to be a good neighbor Read More