Category Archives: iOS

Get Your Fake Touch ID On, Poor Boy!

Ashamed to be seen with an old iDevice?

Japan’s got your shame covered, homie!

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Xiaomi Smart Home: iOS Apps Coming

Weibo:

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People will be able to monitor their homes from an iPhone using that HD security camera Xiaomi is selling.

Previously here:

HD Security Camera: US$25!
Xiaomi MiHome, Smart Home App
Xiaomi Enters The Smart Home Market

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Google Books PDF Test: iPad Mini 3

Test, photos, videos done yesterday, Tuesday October 28, 2014. Click photos to enlarge.

Even though the iPad Mini 2 and iPad Mini 3 are equivalent, I still wanted to be sure I was using the 3:

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Just like with the iPad Air 2, the demo Mini 3 was a capacity Apple won’t sell to us peasants: 32GBs.

This was a short test, with just one test file done due to issues with the Apple Store SOHO WiFi being overloaded. I’d previously done other iPad Mini tests so this one was just a What The Hell one.

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Google Books PDF Test: iPad Air 2

Test, photos, videos done yesterday, Tuesday October 28, 2014. Click photos to enlarge.

Ah! Finally. The iPad Air 2. The most powerful mobile device Apple has yet produced (more powerful than even the new pair of iPhone 6!).

First, establish that it is an iPad Air 2, because the frikkin back only says “iPad.” So a trip to Settings and About reveals:

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And look at that disgusting irony. Just as someone on Twitter said. The demo iPad Air 2 is a 32GB model — which Apple doesn’t sell. Is that a slap in the face or what?

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Xiaomi MiBand iOS Software Peek

Weibo communiqué:

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Mi TV Works With iOS

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October 27, 2014 · 12:20 pm

iPad Air 2: 60,000-Range AnTuTu!

Whoa. Weibo communiqué:

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Apple Gives Itself Unfair eBooks Advantage

This is the iTunes Preview listing for iBooks (which is now, with iOS 8, pre-installed on all iOS devices):

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It has an Age Rating of 4+.

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Please don’t make us use iCloud anymore

Quoting a developer:

Don’t use iCloud. iCloud Drive is a complete mess. Stay away from it.

But hey, don’t worry, be happy! Apple certainly was, in their Amateur Comedy Time keynote last week.

Get back to your fucking roots, Apple: Why Every Company Needs A ‘No Bozos’ Policy

Previously here:

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