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What we learnt from developing for Apple TV

Pablo Carrillo,

You may know Apple TV as that Apple product that was around in 2007 that really never took off. However, the Apple TV of then is a very different story to now. I was lucky enough to be there in person at the recent Apple Tech Talk in London (thanks…

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What you need to know about El Capitan

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Announced at Apple’s WWDC 2015 back in June, El Capitan is the latest update to Apple’s Mac Operating System (OS X) and it’s available to the public as of 30th September 2015. Update to El Capitan and you would be forgiven for thinking that nothing’s changed except your desktop background…

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What is Apple Pay and how will it work?

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Apple Pay is a new service, delivered through an official app on the App Store, that allows users to pay for goods and services in physical stores using their iPhone 6, as long as said store has Near Field Communication (NFC) terminals installed. Users can sync their credit or debit…

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5 Things to Expect from WWDC 2015

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Last year Yosemite, Hand Off and Health Kit we’re the big stars of Apple’s annual developers conference. Then, at Apple’s yearly September Keynote it was confirmed that the rumours of the Apple Watch were true. So, now 9 months on, what will Apple’s next Word Wide Developers Conference have in…

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5. How might we use the Apple Watch?

Jo Reid,

Welcome to the 5th blog in our Apple Watch series. If you’ve been reading from the start, you’ll know that Danielle has been writing technical blogs on programming the Apple Watch, whilst she continues this is her next blog, in this post we consider ideas for how Calvium might use…

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4. What you can’t do with the Apple Watch…

Calvium Team,

Last time we covered what you can do with the Apple Watch from a developers perspective in our Apple Watch series, but of course, there are limitations to what we’ll be able to do as developers too. Here, we’ll be looking at some aspects of the current Apple WatchKit API that make…

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2. What you can do with Apple Watch

Calvium Team,

So after reading all about the new Apple Watch and what it actually is in our first blog in this Apple Watch series, the next thing to understand is what we can actually do with it! There are three separate things an Apple Watch app can do; app instances, glances, and…

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1. What Is the Apple Watch?

Calvium Team,

Apple’s first wearable was a source of speculation for well over a year before the Apple Watch was finally announced back in September 2014. Now that the launch of the sapphire screened timepiece is well within sight (Spring), Danielle, one of our developers here at Calvium, would like to share her thoughts and discoveries about the Apple Watch, culminating in a post about an Apple Watch app that she is currently building.

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