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Encryption at the Heart of New Apple File System (APFS)

Yesterday’s Apple World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) announced a range of enhancements to its software development platforms, including a completely new filesystem, Apple File System (APFS), to succeed HFS+ which has been in use since 1998. Embed from Getty Images Times have changed since the days of spinning hard drives and floppy disks, and APFS is designed to reflect that. The […]

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WhatsApp Turns On End To End Encryption

Earlier today WhatsApp did something pretty interesting. They turned on “end-to-end encryption” for all their users. As far as users of WhatsApp are concerned the interface and user experience hasn’t changed, though you now have the option to get “security notifications”. You can turn on this new feature via the WhatsApp mobile app by going […]

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Apple’s Recycling Robot is called Liam

Yesterday Apple announced a bunch of new products including the the handy little iPhone SE (6S spec in a 5S size), and a developer platform for healthcare apps called Carekit. Better, smaller, cooler – nothing really new or fundamentally groundbreaking – except for Liam. Liam is Apple’s new recycling robot, which carefully and quickly disassembles iPhones and […]

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Galway Gamers’ Kickstarter Launches Biker Mice for Mobile

Fans of nineties TV animation Biker Mice from Mars have an opportunity to help turn the franchise into a mobile game, thanks to a Kickstarter launched by an Irish company yesterday. Galway-based game developers 9th Impact beat off international competition last year to get the licence to develop a Biker Mice game for Android and iOS. They’ve been working […]

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Apple Announces a Wave of New Products

Yesterday Apple announced a wave of new products, not just new iPhones, but a new iPad as well and a major upgrade to Apple TV. iPhone 6s and 6s Plus introduce a new dimension, literally, with the new 3D Touch. These devices sense not just where you place your fingers on the display, but also how hard […]

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Plenty for Developers to Play With at WWDC 2015

Apple’s Wordwide Developers Conference, WWDC, kicked off yesterday in San Francisco with a raft of announcements about products and platforms we’re likely to see in the months ahead. As well as new versions of OSX (El Capitan) and iOS (9.0), and split-screen multitasking on the iPad, there’s also an SDK for developing native apps on which run […]

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Google Calendar Drops SMS Alerts

Google has announced that it will be discontinuing its free SMS alert service for Google Calendar from June 27th. The company cites the growth in smartphone usage and improvements in technology as reasons for killing off the service: Starting on 27 June 2015, SMS notifications from Google Calendar will no longer be sent. SMS notifications […]

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