iOS 9 Maps app will get transit directions [report]

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Back in 2012, in a bold move, Apple replaced Google Maps on iOS with their in house mapping solution; Apple maps. Apple’s own mapping service met with a widespread criticism due to its poor and inaccurate results which replaced Google’s efficient Maps app on iOS. Apple Maps offered lackluster point-of-interest (POI) data, and removed public transit directions.

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Apple Watch OS 1.0.1 Software update released

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Apple has released the first ever software update for Apple Watch, Watch OS 1.0.1, which is now available for download. Apple’s first wearable went on sale April 24, and now several weeks later, Apple Watch OS gets the 1.0.1 update (Build: 12S632). Hit the jump for Watch OS 1.0.1 change-log and more.

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iPhone 5c took a bullet, saves its owner’s life

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In a recent incident, iPhone 5c has proved that Apple makes durable and tough smartphones – to an extend that it’s toughness may even end up saving your life. One lucky owner of this 4-inch screen sized smartphone in Widnes, Cheshire survived being shot at after his iPhone 5c took the severe brunt of a gunshot.
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iOS 9 will use Apple Watch ‘San Francisco’ font

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Apple is reportedly going to refresh the font on iOS, which can be seen on any iPhone, iPad or the iPod Touch, with the launch of next major software update: iOS 9. If the report turns out to be true, Apple will be doing the same with its next update of its desktop operating system: OS X 10.11.
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Apple quietly shelved plans to make its own TV set more than a year ago

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Rumors of Apple working on its own television set got louder when, Walter Isaacson wrote in Steve Job’s biography that Jobs told him that he had finally cracked user interface for a television set. If you were one of the believers of the rumor that Apple is going to launch it’s own television set in coming years, then there’s a bad news for you.

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How to remove a Debit or Credit card from Apple Pay on Apple Watch

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Apple Pay feature on the Apple Watch allows its users to make mobile payment without touch their iPhone, directly through the Apple Watch. The process of such transaction through has been secured by Apple by requiring a user to wear the Watch on his/her wrist during the transaction. This security measure doesn’t make the process fool-proof, and you might end up with the idea of removing your credit or debit card from your Apple Watch.

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Use your iPad as Second Monitor for Windows / Mac with Duet Display

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Are you looking for a way to use your iPad as second monitor for your Windows PC or Mac computer? While the methods of using an iPad with a Mac as a second display have been around for a while now, Windows users has since been left out of this club. Duet Display, the app that made it super easy to setup and use an iPad as secondary monitor for your Mac, is now available for Windows as well.

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How to report iMessage as Junk on iPhone or iPad

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With iOS 8.3 or later, you can now report iMessage as junk or spam on iPhone or iPad with only a few steps. While you’ve always been able to report spam iMessages by sending Apple an email with the screenshot of spam message, the phone number or email ID of the sender, and the date and time you received the message. But let’s face it, majority doesn’t go through all the trouble to report an iMessage as spam. iOS 7 made things bit easier by letting users to block iMessage senders.

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