As promised, Apple today released iOS 8.1, the first major update to the company’s latest mobile operating system. Major new features include the official launch of Apple Pay, SMS Relay, Instant Hotspot, and the return of the Camera Roll. Here’s a quick breakdown of each.
Botched updates are bound to hit everyone at least once. But by approaching updates and upgrades with the proper mindset, and following these simple tips, you can avoid some major disasters, preserving your time and sanity in the process.
Parallels Desktop 10 continues the virtualization software’s annual release schedule, this time bringing even better integration with Windows virtual machines, improved power management, and full support for OS X Yosemite. But with modest performance improvements, is it worth the upgrade? Check out our review and benchmarks to find out.
Now that Microsoft is “retiring” older versions of Skype for OS X, there’s been some confusion on which operating systems are supported. Here’s a list of the latest versions of Skype that work with OS X Leopard through OS X Mavericks.
After signaling Aperture’s demise on Friday, Apple moved to assure users of its other professional media apps that their future remains bright with a series of updates for Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage.
A little over two weeks after their introduction, Apple on Tuesday released the second developer builds for iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite. New beta builds for Apple TV and Xcode 6 were also provided.
Parallels Access, the remote access service from the virtualization company Parallels, now supports the iPhone and Android phones and tablets as part of the new update to version 2.0. Other new features include iPhone and iPad microphone support, a new file browser, and manual control over remote screen resolution.
The Xbox One July System Update will introduce Achievement Snap, a long-awaited feature that lets gamers view and track their achievement progress in real time without leaving their games. The feature leverages the Xbox One’s Snap functionality.
Today is deadline day for consumers to move their original Windows 8.1 installations to Windows 8.1 Update 1. Upgrading to the free update, first released in early April, is the only way to continue receiving security and feature patches for Microsoft’s latest desktop operating system.
Microsoft on Monday announced a long-awaited overhaul of the mobile version of Skype for iPhone. Skype for iPhone 5.0, which will launch “in about a week,” is an entirely new app built from the ground up to take advantage of the latest features and technologies in iOS.