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iOS 8 Will Make Drawing On Your Devices Way More Intuitive

Perfecting your artistic technique using a stylus is about to get a whole lot more refined. With the introduction of iOS 8, your screen will be sensitive to the relative width of whatever’s running across its surface. That’s great news for folks who prefer Paper and other drawing apps to, well, paper.


A Carabiner Charging Cable Is Always Where You Last Clipped It

There’s a new weapon in the war on lost — or escaped — charging cables. Nomad Goods, who’ve already come up with a clever way to keep a charging cable on you at all times, has just revealed its new NomadClip which is, in a way, like a handcuff preventing your Lightning or microUSB charging cable from going missing.


iPad Split-Screen Multitasking Might Work Like This

Ahead of iOS 8′s launch, there were tantalising rumours that the iPad would get split-screen multitasking. They were roundly ignored by Apple, but developers have found code that hints at its presence — and here’s how it might work.


Apple Killing The Headphone Jack Would Be Bad For Everyone, Including Apple

Your next iPhone might not be bundled with those glossy white earbuds you’re used to. In fact, it might not even work with those earbuds, or any other headphones you own. Apparently, Apple might be getting rid of the little headphone jack altogether.


An iPad-Controlled Drum Machine That Plays Whatever You Have

If you’ve ever realised how much potential a box of dry pasta has as a shakeable instrument, you’ll immediately understand why Lorenzo Bravi’s Hit the Beat drum machine is so wonderful. Because, whatever you have on hand, from dry beans to bottle camps, suddenly becomes a real-life drum sample.


iOS 8 Wish List: What We Want (And What We'll Get)

Over the course of the last year, we’ve debated, accepted and ultimately learnt to enjoy iOS 7, but that doesn’t mean we’re not ready for another round of improvements. Here’s what we’re hoping to see when Apple shows off iOS 8 next week.


How Did Apple's Australian iCloud Hack Happen?

Apple users were rightly mystified this week by some iPads, iPhones and Macs being compromised, remotely locked and held to ransom. Security experts have weighed in on the possible cause, and their recommended solutions.


Australian Police, Government: Change Your Apple ID Password ASAP

In the wake of some Apple IDs being compromised and users’ iPhones and iPads being held to ransom, Stay Smart Online and NSW Police have some advice: change your Apple ID password as soon as possible, and avoid any possible headaches in the future.


Life-Saving App Knows How Much Blood You Lost Just Looking At A Sponge

During a surgery, doctors and surgeons use a measurement called EBL — or estimated blood loss — to determine how much blood a patient has lost, and how much needs to be returned via a transfusion. Unfortunately it’s really just an educated guess, until Gauss Surgical’s new Triton Fluid Management System makes its way into operating rooms.


Aussie iPhones, iPads And Macs Hijacked, Held To Ransom

Some iPhone, iPad and Mac users are reporting their devices have been compromised, with a message appearing that locks owners out and demands a US$100 ransom be sent to the hackers over PayPal. While the cause of the vulnerability hasn’t yet been established, there’s one common factor: it looks like every hacked device was sold in Australia.


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