How to make a calendar public in iOS

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When you create a calendar using the Calendars app, it becomes accessible on all of your iOS devices, a PC or Mac and the Internet. This means that access is not restricted to owning an iPhone, iPad or an Apple product for that matter. Any web browser will do, provided they have an iCloud account (free) and that allows for more robust sharing options beyond friends and family who carry iOS devices. If you are dealing with a small group, whether your family or colleagues, it makes sense to use the method we described for sharing a calendar. It's easy enough for folks to understand and subscribe, but the process isn't geared for larger groups. If the information is something you feel comfortable sharing, why not publish it to iCloud? Here's … [Read more...]

4.7-inch iPhone 6 To Enter Mass Production Next Week, 5.5-Inch In Mid-August

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According to various media, Reuters is reporting that Apple's next generation 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will enter mass production during the third week of July. This news comes according to the Taiwan Economic Daily News, who failed to provide any source for the information. They also share that a second, larger 5.5-inch model is still in the cards, with production of that device to start in the middle of August. News of July production for the iPhone 6 was previously reported by Bloomberg last month. They expect both models to be available at launch, though supply issues may plague the larger of the two iPhones. … [Read more...]

Kindle Unlimited launches, offers unlimited reading for $9.99 a month

Kindle Unlimited

Amazon today officially introduced their 'Netflix for books'. Kindle Unlimited is a new service that lets users access over 600,000 Kindle books or listen to any one of the thousands of Audible audiobooks available on Amazon. The price for the buffet of books is $9.99 per month and it works on Kindle devices and Kindle reading apps on iOS and Android. The service kicks off today, with a free 30-day trial. … [Read more...]

Tim Cook Does 80 Percent Of His Work On iPad

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On the heels of the announcement of the new partnership with IBM and Apple, Tim Cook was quoted as saying he does 80 percent of his work on an iPad. The two companies forged a new relationship that aims to bring a "new class" of business apps specifically for mobile, with more than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions built from the ground-up. Apple wants to make a big push into enterprise. What better way to illustrate the power and capability of iOS, than to hear that the CEO of the 15th largest public company uses it as his primary device to get things done. Cook has a vision, to make enterprise apps as simple to use as consumer apps. … [Read more...]

Facebook Mentions App Released, Only Available To Verified Public Figures

Facebook Mentions

Facebook has released yet another new app, but this one isn't for the masses. Facebook Mentions is an app specifically designed for actors, athletes, musicians and other influencers to discover and join conversations on Facebook. The app requires that you are a verified public figure using Pages. Those celebrities, politicians, sports figures and such will need to reach out Facebook for access. It's unclear as to what they consider to be necessary requirements for Mentions. In the sample screenshots, Mariah Carey is used, so the bar seems like it might be pretty high. … [Read more...]

Google Analytics app now available for iPhone

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Google Analytics for iOS is now available in the App Store, allowing website owners to access and track web traffic on their iPhone using the official app. Analytics was an odd bird, being one of the few Google apps that was available for Android, but not for iOS. For website owners, Analytics is the primary method of keeping track of website traffic. The void had been filled by third-party developers who with user authorization, could provide the same data. Other options for websites was to use Safari or a web browser of their choosing.Google Analytics offers much of what users enjoy when using a web browser. There is an abundance of data, all accessible from your iOS device. You can access real-time data to see how many users are … [Read more...]

Apple Partners with IBM To Bring ‘New Class’ of Enterprise Apps

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Apple today announced a new partnership with IBM that will allow the two to create a "new class" of business apps that take advantage of IBM's big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad. Billed as IBM MobileFirst for iOS, the collaboration will draw upon the unique strengths of each company.a new class of more than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions including native apps, developed exclusively from the ground up, for iPhone and iPad; unique IBM cloud services optimized for iOS, including device management, security, analytics and mobile integration; new AppleCare service and support offering tailored to the needs of the enterprise; and new packaged offerings from IBM for device activation, supply and … [Read more...]

How share a calendar in iOS

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As you start adding and subscribing to calendars, you might find there are a number of instances where you might want to share a calendar. Like we covered earlier, most folks have multiple calendars, with each geared towards a specific to groups of similar events. There may be members in your family or business associates who would benefit from having access to the same calendar. For these sort of calendars, it makes sense that one person is the keeper of the calendar, while allowing access to others. You could make it public, but often you don't want personal information available to anyone. Fear not, Apple makes this very easy, thanks to iCloud, which by the way, is a requirement for sharing. Here's how to share a calendar in iOS. … [Read more...]

iOS 7 Adoption Rate Hits 90 Percent

iOS 7 adoption rate

When Apple released iOS 7 last year, it was the biggest change to iOS since the original iPhone. A recent update to Apple's developer portal shares information on just how many iOS users have updated to Apple's reimagined operating system. Using access to the App Store to gather metrics on iOS version usage, Apple extrapolates some impressive numbers. For the week ending July 13th, 2014, 90% of devices are using iOS 7. … [Read more...]