Here’s a complete step by step guide on how to record video of iPhone and iPad screen on iOS 8 using OS X Yosemite.

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Infuse – the popular video player / streamer for iOS has received a monstrous update. Now sitting at version 3, the app has been released with the giant iPhone 6 / 6 Plus screens in mind, along with full support for iOS 8. The app now packs some major improvements as well as some newer features, including DTS-HD audio, Mophie Space Pack access and much more.

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Whoa. This is just in. Team Pangu has dropped an iOS 8 – 8.1 jailbreak that works on even the latest iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPad Air 2, along with all previous devices. The jailbreak though is currently limited to SSH only, and it doesn’t come with Cydia installed.

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This holiday shopping season users might get to see the launch of the rumored loyalty rewards program that Apple was to launch alongside Apple Pay 2.0 in October 2015. Recent reports suggest that Apple may have pushed up the launch date, given the so far smooth roll-out of Apple Pay, and otherwise market demand.

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Google just released an official guide for iPhone users wanting to move to Android. The guide provides iPhone users all the steps needed to jump the iOS ship, and hop onto the Android bandwagon, with all of their important data migrated onto their new device. In the early days of the iPhone vs. Android war, it was marketing that was key to ensuring a decisive victory that hardly ever came by. These battles were important, for both Apple and Google to stay in the game. However, now we have the two taking a jab at one another’s nerves.

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With iOS 8.1 finally bringing Apple Pay to supported devices, both Apple and a large number of retailers are scrambling to get deals done and ensure that compliance with the secure, contactless new system is as fluid and seamless as possible. With many thousands of outlets already kitted out with NFC systems that will happily process payments via Apple Pay, there’s already a solid foundation for contactless to prosper, but if you’re perhaps wondering whether your credit or debit card is ready for Apple Pay, the chart below breaks everything down nice and simply.

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NFC payment systems have been around for a while, but with Apple Pay having just enabled iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users to process transactions in a seamless fashion, the wider retail industry has been making the necessary preparations. But while many outlets are working on bringing NFC to the fore, it’s worth pointing out that Apple Pay already works with many pre-existing, open NFC terminals, and thus, you can already use NFC and Touch ID on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to make payments. The app we’ve featured below will help you to source those places that support NFC payments, and if even for no other reason than to test out the new system, be sure to catch the details after the fold.

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users can use Apple Pay to make purchases not just in the U.S. but also internationally. If Apple Pay is supported by your credit / debit card that is U.S. bank issued, you will be able to make purchases at any retail store around the world, that accepts contactless payments.

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The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have both now launched in China, and while Apple always assumed that the smaller model would be more popular than the phablet, the Chinese market has certainly taken to the 6 Plus. Reservation and pre-order figures appeared to confirm as much in the run-up to the release last week, and now, Apple is looking to make a concerted push to produce more iPhone 6 Plus units to cope with the overwhelming demand.

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Now that iOS 8.1 is out, Apple Pay has finally landed in the public domain. The feature will not be screaming at you on the screen, so you will need to do some digging before ultimately setting it up for use. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to do just that.

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The NFC-toting iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are currently the only devices that can make contactless payments at any of the partnered 220,000 retail stores – as identified by Apple – with Apple Watch to join the party in early 2015.

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Thanks to iOS 8.1, Apple Pay is now ready for prime time use, and although many retailers are still readying the hardware in preparation for NFC-based payments, many outlets have already fitted these terminals in advance of the software update. One of Apple’s partners for the new initiative is McDonald’s, purveyor of burgers in buns among other delicacies, and if you’re wondering how an Apple Pay transaction might play out at the renowned fast food chain, then the clip below will give you an idea.

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Apple has just revealed the details of its quarterly earnings for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2014, which covers the three months leading up to September 27th. Bolstered by strong early iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sales, the figures make for impressive reading, particularly for those with a stake in the company, and with both profits and revenue up on this time last year, things are shaping up very nicely ahead of exciting new products like the Apple Watch.

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Here’s the compete iOS 8.1 changelog for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, with detailed outlining of all the new features and bug fixes.

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One of the major announcements at last month’s Apple event – aside from the introduction of two new smartphones and the company’s inaugural smartwatch effort – was that of Apple Pay, a contactless, NFC-driven system that would allow iOS 8 users to seamlessly pay for goods at a wide selection of outlets. As excited as we were about this significant new initiative, Apple did make it clear at the time that Apple Pay wouldn’t be hitting the scene until this month. With iOS 8.1 now upon us, we’re likely to witness a rapid, concerted effort to support the new infrastructure, and this has begun quite close to home today with an update to the Apple Store app.

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This is just in. iOS 8.1 download links are now live by Apple. The roll-out of iOS 8.1 has been on the cards for a while now, and although the central feature of the new release has long been considered as Apple Pay, this rather significant update has plenty of other enhancements besides. Now, after a few weeks wait, it’s been primed and ready for download, and as well as direct firmware links for every single iOS 8.1-ready device, you’ll also find all of the relevant details after the leap.

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Over a month after the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus went on sale we’re still waiting for some pretty big apps to receive updates that enable them to take advantage of the new, larger screens Apple’s new hardware offers. Those that haven’t yet received updates continue to work for the most part, but they don’t look their best and certainly don’t show extra content as you would expect from new, larger devices.

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As you know by now, iOS 8 download and iOS 8.1 download links for final version are live for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, 5c, 5, 4S, iPad 2 and over, including the new iPad Air 3 and iPad mini 3, iPod touch 5G. iOS 8 brings a ton of new features to supported devices. More information on the features new in iOS 8 can be found here.

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When Apple announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus it also announced the inclusion of a new chip, the M8. The successor to the M7 that was found in the iPhone 5s, Apple’s M8 is the processor that handles all the data that relates to movement and relative location while using the minimum of power. The M8 is what makes apps like Health and associated utilities possible.

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With Apple set to hit the big ‘GO’ button on iOS 8.1 come Monday one of the features that users will see arrive alongside it is the iCloud Photo Library functionality that has everyone wondering whether Apple has finally given us all somewhere to keep our photos instead of having to rely on third parties. It’s still in beta, but it’s there.

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