Apple Maps transit directions go live for iOS 10.1 beta users in Japan ahead of official rollout

Transit directions in Apple Maps for users in Japan are expected to go live to the public when iOS 10.1 is released, and Apple today has flipped the switch for iOS users running the latest iOS 10.1 beta build. According to local blog Ata Distance, Apple Maps in Japan supports transit data information with the latest iOS 10.1 beta, offering information such as transit times and fares.

more…

Filed under: Apple
Source: 9to5 Mac

Hello again: Apple sends out invitations for October 27 Mac event

october event

It’s official! Apple is holding an event on Thursday, October 27 on its Cupertino campus. On Wednesday afternoon the company sent out the above invitation to select members of the media, asking them to “join us for a special event.”

We’ve been expecting an October Apple event for several weeks now, and yesterday a Recode report accurately predicted it would happen on the 27. And as the invite indicates, the focus of the event is believed to be new Mac hardware.

Read the rest of this post here



Hello again: Apple sends out invitations for October 27 Mac event” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Apple October 27 event wallpapers: “hello again”

AR72014 Apple October 27 Event Wallpaper splash

Today, Apple announced the upcoming media event on October 27. With the announcement, in traditional fashion, comes a simple graphic representation of the event. As always, armchair pundits and tea leaf readers try to discern the hidden messages believed to be concealed in the graphic.

More productive folks get creative and make wallpapers from the inspired imagery. It is tradition for the Wallpapers of the Week section to feature these creations, leading up to the event. Step inside for fresh wallpapers, inspired by Apple’s “hello again” event!… Read the rest of this post here



Apple October 27 event wallpapers: “hello again”” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Google inks deal with CBS for upcoming YouTube TV service

youtube

Google has reached an agreement with CBS to carry the broadcast network on its upcoming TV service, reports The Wall Street Journal. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the deal marks the first major TV network to sign on to the service, which is expected to launch in 2017 on Google’s YouTube platform.

Read the rest of this post here



Google inks deal with CBS for upcoming YouTube TV service” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Apple listed as exhibitor at next year’s Mobile World Congress

Apple-MWC

Apple is slated to make an appearance at the 2017 Mobile World Congress, reports MacRumors. The site points to a page (which has since been pulled) on the MWC website, which shows the company has booked exhibitor space for the event.

This is significant for a few reasons. For one, Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest exhibition and conference for the mobile industry. And two, Apple’s been absent from most major trade shows and conferences since the early 2000’s…. Read the rest of this post here



Apple listed as exhibitor at next year’s Mobile World Congress” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5 released to developers and public beta testers

macos-sierra-siri-file-search

Aside from releasing a fifth beta of iOS 10.1 with Portrait mode and other changes, Apple also seeded a fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to its registered developers and public beta testers. The new beta arrived eight days following the previous macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 4 release.

macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5 (build “16B2553a”) does not introduce any new outward-facing user features. The Mac software update could release for public consumption after Apple’s anticipated October 27 Mac event…. Read the rest of this post here



macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5 released to developers and public beta testers” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Apple seeds iOS 10.1 beta 5 for iPhone 7/Plus to developers and public beta testers

portrait-bokeh-7-plus

Apple on Wednesday morning released a fifth beta of iOS 10.1 for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus only. The latest beta came out two days after the release of iOS 10.1 beta 4 on Monday.

iOS 10.1 beta 5 is available as an over-the-air download on an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus with a prior beta. Today’s iPhone 7-focused release likely contains a cellular connectivity bug that Apple patched with an emergency update on October 17. macOS Sierra 10.12.1 beta 5 also released today…. Read the rest of this post here



Apple seeds iOS 10.1 beta 5 for iPhone 7/Plus to developers and public beta testers” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Scanbot 6 is out: PDF editing, on-demand OCR, enhanced annotations & more

Scanbot 6.0 for iOS teaser 001

Scanbot, the popular PDF, document and QR code scanner for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, received a major update this morning billed by its developers as “our biggest release yet”. And it certainly is. In Scanbot 6.0 for iOS, you can now add, rotate, delete and move pages in a PDF at any time, use a new pen tool to annotate scans, print documents with one tap, run OCR on existing documents and much more…. Read the rest of this post here



Scanbot 6 is out: PDF editing, on-demand OCR, enhanced annotations & more” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Apple teams up with homebuilders on integrating HomeKit devices

wwdc 2016 Home app

Apple is reportedly teaming up with homebuilders to inch its way into the market for Internet-connected home furnishings in an effort to “bring home automation to the mainstream,” according to Greg Joswiak, who is Apple’s Vice President of Product Marketing. Bloomberg quoted Joswiak as saying that “the best place to start is at the beginning, when a house is just being created.”… Read the rest of this post here



Apple teams up with homebuilders on integrating HomeKit devices” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog

Facebook gains food/ticket ordering, collated friends’ recommendations for restaurants

Facebook recommendations iPhone screenshot 002

Facebook today announced a new update for its iPhone and iPad mobile app focused on discovering new things in the world around you, deciding what to do or where to go and connecting with local businesses in easier and faster ways.

For starters, the app will now automatically collate recommendations for restaurants that your friends post on the service, identify posts asking for recommendations using artificial intelligence and even help you make reservations or appointments from within the app…. Read the rest of this post here



Facebook gains food/ticket ordering, collated friends’ recommendations for restaurants” is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
Make sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


Source: iDownloadBlog