> Now that iOS 8 is here, it’s brought with it a ton of third party keyboards that offer features that Apple’s built-in keyboard doesn’t. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you’ll recognize.
> In a new book out this week chock full of Google-flavored business wisdom, How Google Works, Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and former Senior Vice President of Products Jonathan Rosenberg share nine insightful rules for emailing (or gmailing!) like a professional C
> They were too clunky to download. The topics were sometimes a little too obscure. And they didn’t really make any money. Podcasts, the short-form audio files that entered the mainstream with the original Apple iPod, have been around for more than a decade.
> Big, awkward and beautiful. Those are three adjectives. They also happen to describe the iPhone 6 Plus perfectly. It seems very clear that our communication devices are turning into something different.
> Last week I decided to test the most secretive, hotly anticipated smartphones on earth in a place where there was no danger of them being recognized or damaged or both: Disneyland. Both my wife and I are Disneyphiles of sorts, and visit a dozen times a year or more.
> When Apple released the first iPhone, its 3.5-inch touchscreen seemed huge compared to the displays of other phones. Nonetheless, competitors responded with even larger screens, trying to find areas where they could provide clear alternatives to Apple hardware.
> A few days into testing the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, I accidentally left my personal iPhone 5S on a desk next to the iPhone 6 Plus. While my back was turned, the Plus tried to eat my 5S. It’s a monster. I kid, but only sort of. The 6 Plus is ginormous. And it wants to be your only mobile device.