How To: Install Custom Keyboards in iOS 8 | MacTrast

With the debut of iOS 8, Apple’s mobile operating system now allows the installation of third-party keyboards such as offerings from Swype, SwiftKey, and Minuum.  Here’s how to install the keyboards as they become available.

Adding Custom Keyboards in iOS 8

Once you download a keyboard from the App Store, you’ll need to go through a few steps to get it up and running on your device. (You’ll find a list of available keyboards at the end of this article.)

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Looks Like the iPhone 6 Charger is Getting a Redesign | Cult of Mac

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For years now, the tiny 5-watt charger that has shipped with the iPhone has gone more or less unchanged. But according to a new report out of China, this fall, Apple will ship a new, squatter charger with the release of the iPhone 6.

Like an iPhone charger on junk food, leaked pics show that the new charger will no longer be a perfectly round square, but instead longer than it is tall, with indentations on each side to make it easier to push or pull out of a wall. Continue reading “Looks Like the iPhone 6 Charger is Getting a Redesign | Cult of Mac”

Apple to Hold iPhone Event on September 9 | Mac Rumors

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Apple will launch its next-generation iPhone 6 at an event on Tuesday, September 9, reports Re/code. The company has reportedly scheduled a big media event for that date and in the past, September has been a month reserved for the introduction of new iPhones. Continue reading “Apple to Hold iPhone Event on September 9 | Mac Rumors”

First Leaked Display Part from the 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 – Mac Rumors

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The first alleged parts from the larger 5.5″ iPhone 6 have been shared by 9to5Mac. The image shows the front and back of an LCD backlight panel that measures ~14 centimeters or ~5.5 inches diagonally. The site claims this represents a part for the 5.5″ iPhone 6 which has been rumored to be launching later this year. Apple is also expected to produce a 4.7″ model as well. We’ve already seen some possible part leaks for the 4.7″ model, but this is the first part leak for the 5.5″ model. Continue reading “First Leaked Display Part from the 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 – Mac Rumors”

Apple Just Ended the Era of Paid Operating Systems | Wired Business | Wired.com

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The desktop operating system is dead as a major profit center, and Apple just delivered the obituary.Amid a slew of incremental improvements to its iPad tablets and MacBook laptops, Apple today announced some landmark news about its oldest surviving operating system: It will not charge for the latest big upgrade, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, breaking from a tradition that goes back 16 years and shining a light on a long-unfolding reversal in how tech profits are made. Eighteen years ago, the tech industry’s dominant company made nearly half its revenue selling OS licenses.

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Mastering iCloud On Your Mac | Cult of Mac

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iCloud is a pretty neat system, working in the background across a ton of different apps without much input needed from us users, except our login name and password. It lets you sync Notes, Reminders, save documents, keep game saved-states, and even manage your music collection

Track Your Notes With iCloud

Mastering iCloud On Your Mac [Feature]

I still like Stickies, but Notes synced via iCloud may actually be better.

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