Apple adds Passbook-enabled gift cards to its store app

Uncategorized | Thursday November 8 2012 8:03 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , ,

Apple adds Passbook-enabled gift cards to its store app

Apple gift cards now support Passbook.

(Credit: Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET)

Apple is finally tapping into its own Passbook app by adding it as an option for store gift cards.

You can send someone a gift card either through the Apple Store app on your iPhone or iPad, or the Apple Store gift card Web page. In the Apple Store app, you’ll need to scroll to the bottom of the home page and tap on the (more…)

Rumor: Facebook to release video-enabled Messenger app for iPhone, iPad

iPhone | Friday April 27 2012 11:46 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

Rumor: Facebook to release video-enabled Messenger app for iPhone, iPad


A “reliable source” has informed 9to5Mac that Facebook is currently developing its Facebook Messenger app for Apple ‘s iPad.

According to screenshots provided by 9to5Mac, the iPad version of the Messenger app looks fairly similar to Facebook’s current standalone app for iPhone . The app includes one-to-one chats, group chats, and supports push notifications.

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Nuance Launches Voice-Controlled Platform For TVs and Other Devices; Gives a Glimpse of Apple’s Rumored Siri-Enabled Television

Nuance, the undeniable leader in voice recognition technologies, is bringing its voice recognition technology to TVs, set-top boxes and Intel Ultrabooks.
Dubbed “Dragon TV,” the technology essentially brings the
 experience to TVs and set-top boxes, which is interesting because
. Even more interesting: Nuance
So what does Nuance’s Dragon look like, or rather what can it understand?
Nuance’s natural language understanding technologies (more…)

Apple Working on Siri-Enabled Wearable Devices?

News | Saturday December 17 2011 7:05 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Apple is rumored to be working on smartphones and peripheral devices that you can wear, just like the iPod Nano watch. These devices would let you view data, send data back to your phone, and prevent you having to stare at your phone’s screen constantly.
watch – but it is much more useful than it used to be. People have theorized and even developed wearable bracelets and watches that vibrate and display your incoming call, or send your heart rate (more…)

Hack Allows You To Play Movies And TV Shows With Plex Using Siri; Gives A Glimpse Of Siri-Enabled Apple Television

News | Friday November 25 2011 6:37 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

, we have seen developers figure out interesting way to use Siri using it such as
The proxy server allows developers to create custom plugins that can intercept voice commands and perform any action that is programmable, scriptable etc.
Now an Icelandic developer and hacker named Hjalti Jakobsson has created a custom plugin for Plex. Plex is a partially open-sourced software that can play local and online media.
As you can see in the video (more…)

More Evidence Suggests Apple May Launch A Siri-Enabled Television

News | Saturday November 12 2011 6:32 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

, the chatter about Apple possibly releasing Televisions sets has got louder.
It had led to speculation that Apple may be building a television set, which could include
rather than the conventional remote control.
has just published an interview with Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, in which he has talked a bit more about Apple ‘s plan for an integrated television set.
To recap, here’s the excerpt from Steve Jobs biography:
He very (more…)

Samsung Plans To Get iPhone 5 Banned in Korea; Official Hints At NFC Enabled iPhone 5?

News | Friday September 16 2011 9:57 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

. A report carried by
quotes a Samsung official saying that the company intends to seek a ban on the sales of the iPhone 5 in Korea as soon as the device lands on Korean shores. The official claims that every Apple device that includes mobile telecommunications in any possible form violates Samsung’s patents.
 infringement. The company filed such suits against
in Japan, Germany, Australia and
. With regard to seeking a ban on the sales of (more…)

iOS 5 With System-Wide Speech Recognition And FaceTime Over 3G Enabled In Carrier Testing

News | Tuesday September 6 2011 6:16 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

. The build is newer than the latest iOS 5 beta available to registered developers released
In addition to incorporating standard improvements like bug-fixes and addressing stability issues, the build includes two key features –
 powered by Nuance’s technology. Here is
According to a source testing this build, FaceTime over 3G is active. According to this source, testers are being instructed that 3G FaceTime testing is a high priority. (more…)

Apple Releases iOS 4.3 Beta 2 To Developers; New Multitouch Gestures Will Not Be Enabled In iOS 4.3

News | Saturday January 15 2011 9:06 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

(build 8F5153d) to developers of iOS Developer program.
iOS 4.3 beta 2 is available for
4th generation, iPod Touch 3rd generation and
In the release notes, Apple has clarified that the new four- and five-finger multitouch gestures for iPad will not be enabled in
.3 for customers.
This beta release contains a preview of new multitasking gestures for iPad. You can use four or five fingers to pinch to the Home Screen, swipe up to (more…)

iOS 4.2: First Game Center, Multitasking Enabled iPad Apps Appearing On The App Store

News | Monday November 1 2010 10:15 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

). For Game Center app to be available on the iPad, it requires iOS 4.2.
The game also gets multitasking support on the iPad now.
Full support for iOS 4.2 including Game Center and background tasking on the iPad.
Now supports/allows background audio – play internet radio apps, soma fm via safari, or ipod music while playing the game.
to developers earlier in the week so it should be released to users shortly.
Are you excited about the multitasking (more…)

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