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You realize there is an AppleSearch on your iOS device right?

Written by: Tyler Hackbart

Those are two words you would have never thought to be hearing together, Apple and Search. Apple the company who broke from the biggest search business, Google; due to conflicts of interest has slowly created services of their own. Now you all know the usually services that come to mind, Maps; being the biggest of them all. But would you have ever thought that search would be one of them… me either.

Search is one of the most important things that we use everyday, an integration to find something in the scope of what we need.

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Integrations into Apple are Exciting for Developers

With the introduction of iMessage, Apple has given more options for developers and it is growing to increase usages in the Apples services. iMessage, one of the many applications on iOS is a very important piece of the puzzle and it has been for many years. It is Apple’s secure messaging service that allows over the web communication. Its something that lets you communicate with your kids on their iPod or your grandma on her iPad. It allows a broad service. Continue reading “Integrations into Apple are Exciting for Developers”

The iMac Stays the Most Pro for Now

Written by Tyler Hackbart

Prologue Apple has had their Fall Macintosh Event. Not much happened except a shift in what the MacBook represents and what the future holds. For right now, in the world where USB C has not yet taken over, the iMac is the most Pro version for a computer, too bad its not portable.

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Apple Fall Keynote Part 1, Two Piece

Prologue: Last year with the introduction of the iPhone 6s there was also a bunch of new products displayed at that Keynote. Apple revealed the new iPad Pro, new AppleTV and upgraded colours and bands for the AppleWatch. But that was a lot for one event and since this year was a flag ship new model iPhone, there was just no room for a big display of new products.

If you had the time to sit down to the Apple Keynote with the announcement of the iPhone 7, and have previously viewed keynotes of other iPhone, there was a difference in the air. The speed. Past keynotes, Apple hasn’t done that much surrounding around the iPhone launches, maybe a new product or two. Last year they jammed four products into one keynote and it was sorta fulfilling. This was a faster speed, but with only two product  to launch. Continue reading “Apple Fall Keynote Part 1, Two Piece”

iPad Pro – Increasing Growth by going Pro 

Written by Tyler Hackbart

Prologue: The iPad has been on the market for a couple of years now. It road the wave of the iPhone success back in 2010 and had ground breaking sales as the industry pushed into the Post-PC world. After years of success, the slow down started to settle into the line of tablets from not just Apple but the rest of the world. As tablets move from consumerism into enterprise there is still lots of growth to come.

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iMessage Not for Android

Written by Tyler Hackbart

Prologue: The social networks of the world are growing at a huge rate. There are more social directed business than there has been in years. It feels like just a couple years ago that the MySpace high was replaced with the even bigger MSN Messenger high. But as internet usage grew, so did the social market place. With the preview of iOS 10 from Apple, iMessage is getting a social, personal touch making it an appealing chatting place even more than it is used now, but not on Android.

iMessage Not for Android

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Quarter Slumps

Written by Tyler Hackbart

Prologue: This week was a pretty low one for the largest company in the world as Apple released their second quarter results at a lower than expected result and the first slow down since 2003. This means no one is buying iPhones and Apple products, no, but thats what the media is saying.

Quarter Slumps – AAPL Down 9%

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iTunes Continuity

Written by Tyler Hackbart

Prologue: In 2014, Apple released a new way to interact with all devices. It was hand-off and it helped with being able to start a document on one device and ending it on another. This has been applied to most services but one, the most important one of all.

iTunes Continuity 


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Once Features, Now Selective Services

Written by Tyler Hackbart

Prologue: Every year there are always new things that get released along side a product that makes the product that much appealing, its the icing on the cake when it comes to Apple releases. Two years ago it was ApplePay, but time has not been the best friend to a service that is only selective to certain people.

Once Features, Now Selective Services

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