Flipboard for iOS Adds iBooks Integration
Flipboard today announced an update to its iOS application that adds integration with Apple's iBooks app and store. Specifically, Flipboard has added a new section for books, where readers can browse through collections of books as though they were flipping through a catalog. Users can purchase books from the iBookstore through Flipboard, which are downloaded directly to iBooks. The book section is available to Flipboard users in 10 countries (United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Italy, and Spain) and has 25 different categories of books through which users can browse. Flipboard for iOS is a free download from the App Store, and is compatible with the iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini, and iPod Touch.
CarPlay Lets Drivers Access Their iPhone Via Siri
Apple today announced CarPlay, a bridge that will let drivers user their car's infotainment center to access and interact with their iPhone. In order to work, CarPlay must be installed by the car manufacturer and a separate app must be installed on the iPhone.
Apple Makes iOS8 Available to the Masses
Apple today released iOS8 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (5th gen). iOS8 offers a number of refinements to Apple's mobile operating system.
Apple Updates Pages, Keynote, and Numbers
Apple recently published updates to its core productivity applications for the iPhone and iPad. Pages, Apple's word processor, has a significant number of new features.
Verizon iPhone Users Gain Access to Isis via Cashwrap Case
Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of the Incipio Cashwrap case for owners of the iPhone. The Cashwrap case includes an NFC radio and compatibility with the Isis mobile payment service.
Ting Now Supports Apple iPhone 5
Ting, an MVNO that uses Sprint's network, is now allowing customers to bring their own iPhone 5 and activate it on Ting. The iPhone 5 must be a Sprint-compatible version.
Apple iPhone 4S
3.5" display 640 x 960 pixels
Apple A5 processor
0 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm)