New tool offers glimpse at Apple Watch screenshots before April 24 launch

A new tool can fetch screenshots for third-party Apple Watch apps, while another website showcases them in mockups, giving users a glimpse at software that hasn’t been formally shown off ahead of the device’s launch on Friday



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Snapchat blocks access to all third-party apps in bid to improve security

Snapchat suffered a nasty surprise back in October when a third-party app that archived images and videos posted to the ephemeral messaging app suffered a security breach that allowed hackers to get their hands on masses of private Snapchat content.

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Third-party Apple Watch housing promises underwater capabilities, duo dock charges Watch and iPhone

Third-party accessory maker designed by many on Thursday revealed plans for an Apple Watch housing line that offers protection from water, shock and dust, as well as a separate combination dock for simultaneous charging with iPhone.



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DODOcase, Twelve South join rush to announce Apple Watch stands

Two more Apple accessory makers have each announced third-party stands for the Apple Watch: DODOcase this week unveiled the Charging Stand, while Twelve South is developing the HiRise.



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GasBuddy & GreatSchools now providing data for Apple Maps

Third-party data presented to users within Apple Maps may soon include local gas prices and school locations, thanks to new partnerships with GasBuddy and GreatSchools.



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Developer NimbleBit announces Apple Watch support for upcoming letter puzzle game

Third-party app developer NimbleBit, known for 8-bit style real-time simulation games, announced on Wednesday that its upcoming project will be one of the first game titles to hit Apple Watch’s diminutive screen.



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Skype, YouTube and Facebook iOS apps updated with iPhone 6 & 6 Plus support

Third-party developers continue to work on apps tailored specifically for the new screen sizes offered by Apple’s latest iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the latest being Skype, YouTube and Facebook, all of which rolled out updates Retina HD display support on Wednesday.



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Facebook Sharpens Audience Network Targeting


Facebook on Tuesday further opened its Audience Network to third-party developers and publishers. It debuted the platform in April, positioning it as a mobile monetization tool that would leverage Facebook’s 1.5 million advertisers and the millions of users who sign into apps using their Facebook credentials. The platform is now available to developers and publishers around the world. Facebook also has smoothed out the rough edges to the product since its initial debut.

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iOS 8.0.1 update arrives to fix keyboard woes and HealthKit

Apple released the iOS 8.0.1 update on Wednesday. The update addresses user problems with third-party keyboards and other features. It also resolved the HealthKit bug. 

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Customize Notification Center with new widget support in iOS 8

Apple’s new iOS 8 mobile operating system gives users the ability to add third-party widgets to Notification Center for the first time since the feature’s introduction. AppleInsider took a look at what developers can do with the new functionality and how users can take advantage of it.



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Review: Automatic Link works with your iPhone to make you a better driver

With its Automatic Link accessory and eponymous iOS app, third-party firm Automatic takes smartphone-to-car integration to the next level, empowering users to save gas, improve driving habits and keep tabs on automobile health with an interactive mobile experience.



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Third-party chargers, Lightning cables reportedly damage iPhone power management IC

An iOS device repair company in the UK reports third-party charging accessories are causing damage to a critical power management component in Apple’s iPhone 5, unable to properly charge its battery.



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Lightning headphones could allow Apple to make slimmer iPhones by ditching 3.5mm headphone jack

A new program designed to allow third-party manufacturers to build headphones that would connect to an iOS device via the Lightning port, rather than the legacy 3.5-millimeter headphone jack, could mean that the latter’s days in Apple’s supply chain are numbered.



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PayPal reportedly working to integrate Touch ID into iOS apps

Just days after Apple announced the opening of Touch ID APIs to third-party developers with iOS 8, mobile and digital payment services giant PayPal is already said to be working on implementing the feature into its apps.



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Apple opens up Touch ID to third-party app developers with iOS 8

Apple on Monday announced third-party developers will be able to access Touch ID in iOS 8, the company’s fingerprint security hardware and software solution that has been limited to first-party apps since its launch last year.



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