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War Photographer Elevates iPhone Photos “To the Level of Art”

Apple News - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 3:47pm
“The humble iPhone photo has been elevated to the level of art”, writes Mark Gambino of The New Daily after interviewing award-winning photojournalist and iPhoneographer, Benjamin Lowy. “More than just a smartphone camera in Lowy’s pocket, his iPhone has also proven a lifesaver. When a large DSLR camera would draw too much unwanted, and potentially deadly, attention, Lowy’s iPhone was always at his side”. Lowy explains his philosophy: “Don’t think that iPhone photography is separate from photography, it’s all the same thing”.

CarPlay is “True Plug and Play”

Apple News - Wed, 04/06/2014 - 3:37pm
Reviewing CarPlay for news.com.au, Rod Chester writes: “I sat in [a] car fitted with a Pioneer screen, I plugged my iPhone into the port in the glove box and that was it. I didn’t have to hit a button to pair my phone with the car. This is true plug and play. The beauty of the system is that the screen is a display but the apps come from your phone. I drive a 10-year-old car and I’m happy enough with that. Typically, we upgrade our phones every two years, and update the software on the phone more frequently than that. With CarPlay, when you update your phone, you get a new car system. It’s not a system that’s part of the car but its more versatile because of that”.

Apple Unveils iOS 8, the Biggest Release Since the Launch of the App Store

Apple News - Tue, 03/06/2014 - 8:15pm
Apple has unveiled iOS 8, the biggest release since the launch of the App Store, giving users new features and developers the tools to create amazing new apps. “iOS 8 offers simpler, faster and more intuitive ways to use your device with incredible new features like iCloud Photo Library, a new Messages app, the QuickType keyboard and an entirely new Health app,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering. “We’re also giving developers amazing new tools to make managing your health and your home from your devices an integrated, simple, and secure experience.”

Apple Releases iOS 8 SDK With Over 4,000 New APIs

Apple News - Tue, 03/06/2014 - 8:10pm
Apple has released its iOS 8 SDK, the biggest developer release ever with more than 4,000 new APIs, giving developers the ability to create new apps like never before. “With more than 800 million iOS devices sold worldwide, the opportunity for developers is huge,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering. “This is the biggest iOS release since the launch of the App Store. The iOS 8 SDK delivers more than 4,000 new APIs including amazing new frameworks, greater extensibility and a revolutionary new programming language.”

Apple Announces OS X Yosemite

Apple News - Tue, 03/06/2014 - 8:05pm
Apple has announced OS X Yosemite, a powerful new version of OS X redesigned and refined with a fresh, modern look, new apps and new continuity features that make working across your Mac and iOS devices more fluid than ever. “Yosemite is the future of OS X with its incredible new design and amazing new apps, all engineered to work beautifully with iOS,” said Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering. “We engineer our platforms, services and devices together, so we are able to create a seamless experience for our users across all our products that is unparalleled in the industry. It’s something only Apple can deliver.”