Apple News: Apple’s Stance on Bitcoins and Bitcoin-Related Apps
Over the past few years, Apple has continuously removed, denied, or otherwise prevented a number of Bitcoin-related apps from being made available to users through the App Store. More recently, the company required the developers behind Gliph, a secure messaging app that also allowed users to transfer bitcoin from one Gliph user to another, to remove the bitcoin sending feature from its app. Apple has told several developers behind bitcoin-related apps that their apps contain content or facilitate, enable or encourage an activity “that is not legal in all of the locations in which the app is available, which is not in compliance with the App Store Review Guidelines.”
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Technology News: 45 Years Ago, Doug Engelbart Gave the Most Important Tech Demo Ever
On December 9th, 1968, Douglas C. Engelbart—along with 17 researchers from Stanford—gave a 90-minute live public demonstration of the technology they’d been working on for the previous 6 years. It changed the face of technology—and you can watch it in full here.
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Programming News: Working With PHP Regular Expression
At its most basic level, a regex can be considered a method of pattern matching or matching patterns within a string. In PHP the most oft used is PCRE or “Perl Compatible Regular Expressions”. Here we will try to decipher the meaningless hieroglyphics and set you on your way to a powerful tool for use in your applications.
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Photography News: 18 Photography Apps Each Smartphone Photographer Should Consider
If you stop to think about it, that little eye on the world on the back of your smart phone is a technological wonder– particularly if you grew up in an era when leaving the house or office meant nobody could reach you until you surfaced somewhere with a land line. Even when compared to point-and-shoot digital cameras of just a few years ago, these cameras which are constantly with us keep advancing at an incredible rate, creating images often indistinguishable from those taken with our DSLRs.
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Apple News: The Open Secret Of iBeacon: Apple Could Have 250M Potential Units In The Wild By 2014 Yesterday, Apple began a small press push on its new iBeacon technology, pushed an Apple Store app update to support them and turned the feature on in 254 U.S.-based stores in an initial rollout. According to the details we know so far, some Apple stores may have as many as 20 iBeacons…Read more...
Apple News: Apple’s US App Store Hits One Million Apps Apple’s US App Store has recently reached one million live apps according to new data from app discovery platform Appsfire. Although Apple noted that it had a million app in its worldwide catalog back in October, this marks the first time that various app platforms have seen the US numbers climb above one million. Read full story => ModMyI Technology…Read more...
Apple News: Apple pays tribute to Nelson Mandela on its homepage Apple has updated the homepage of its website this evening to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela. The late South African president and anti-apartheid revolutionary died on Thursday at the age of 95. As it did following the passing of Steve Jobs and a handful of other figures, Apple has removed all product placements on the landing page and replaced…Read more...
Apple News: Apple Turns On iBeacons In All Its 254 U.S. Stores For In-Store Notifications And More Apple will kick off this weekend by launching iBeacons functionality in all of its 254 domestic U.S. stores, according to a new report by the AP. The location-based tech will work with the official iOS Apple Store app, and will allow Apple to do things like provide you with notifications of when your…Read more...