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iFileBrowser. Manage & Edit Files Right Within iOS

16/04/2015 |

Hands up those of you who can remember the old classic file browser, back in the days of DOS, called Norton Commander? Norton made working with DOS as pleasurable as it could ever have been by not only offering a better way to copy a new files but also allowing you to work with multiple file formats within one application.

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Apple Seeds First iOS 8.4 Beta To Developers With New Music App

15/04/2015 |

All-New Design. Music app has a beautiful new design that makes exploring your music collection easier and more fun. Personalize playlists by adding your own image and description. Enjoy stunning pictures of your favorite artists in the Artists view. Start playing an album right from the album list. The music you love is never more than a tap away.

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference 2015 kicks off on June 8

14/04/2015 |

“We’ve got incredible new technologies for iOS and OS X to share with developers at WWDC and around the world, and can’t wait to see the next generation of apps they create.”

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How to take screen shots on the Apple Watch

12/04/2015 |

Just in case you were wondering, yes it’s possible to capture the screen on the Apple watch. Going to be handy for those of us reviewing apps but wonder if SnapChat will report back you captured a screen shot?
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Apple Sport Watch Silver Aluminium Case with White Sport Band

10/04/2015 |

Well it’s 8.01am GMT and that means it’s the mad dash to order your Apple watch. However thats only if you tried to access Apple Store via the conventional web browser method you would be out of luck to all 8:13 AM. If like me you somehow forgot to use the Apple application on your iOS device you soon found out that you weren’t going to be getting the Apple watch for another 4 to 6 weeks.

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Netflix Threatens Crackdown on VPN users

09/04/2015 |

Netflix’s Rumoured VPN crackdown. It’s Rubbish

Not so long ago it looked like Netflix was hardcoding DNS entries right within their Android offering to stop VPN / DNS services such as UnoTelly from letting you watch content not available in your geographical area. Now it seems they really are doubling down on this.
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Apple Maps Data Gets Upgrade. TripAdvisor, reviews surface in Maps data

07/04/2015 |

Apple maps looks like it’s starting to take itself seriously. Previously Yelp was the sole source of reviews and where to go but it’s obvious that Yelp’s popularity has wained recently. If you’re going to be a contender in the maps arena then new partnerships with and Trip advisory make sense.

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Manfrotto KLYP+ the New All in One Photographic Solution for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

07/04/2015 |

Specifically designed to provide protection for the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus and enhance your ‘iPhonography’ skills, the KLYP+ case is constructed of strong polycarbonate to protect your device from scratches and falls. Each case comes with a small kickstand that props up the iPhone and, thanks to the tripod adaptor, allows you to connect it to any camera support.

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MobiSystems Office Suite Review. Open & Edit Office Documents Stored Anywhere.

06/04/2015 |

One standard has stood the passage of time and thats the ubiquitous office formats from the windows world.  Being able to easily edit word, excel file on your iphone / iPad is now common place and with MobiSystems Office Suite app, even better than even Microsofts own offerings.

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Apple watch AppleCare prices revealed. Starting from £79

03/04/2015 |

Turns out that someone pressed the button a touch too early on apples website, momentarily leaking the AppleCare+ pricing
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