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Apple offers to be organ and tissue donor with upcoming iOS 10 update

Apple offers to be organ and tissue donor with upcoming iOS 10 update

With its upcoming software release, the iOS 10, Apple is also going to provide its users an easier access to organ donation. A unique partnership has taken place between Apple and Donate Life America under which the iOS 10 will have an option to register your wishes to donate your organs after your death.

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Apple to bring new emoji sticker packs with its 10 iOS update

Apple to bring new emoji sticker packs with its 10 iOS update

Apple with its upcoming update of iOS will include new emoji stickers for its customers. The Cupertino-based company has revealed four new animated sticker packs for those testing the beta version of the operating system.

Spotify alleges Apple blocks its app to promote its own

Spotify alleges Apple blocks its app to promote its own

Popular music app Spotify has alleged that Apple has intentionally blocked an update to its music streaming app with an aim to increase the customers’ flow towards its service. Apple blocked the update after Spotify started asking customers to enjoy the app online rather than on the iOS mobile operating system.

Spotify started encouraging its users to sign up through the website. It was considered that the act aims to avoid the 30% cut on the monthly subscriptions being billed through iOS. Spotify charge iOS subscribers $13 per month, but on other forums, it charges $10.

iPhone’s ‘Hey Siri’ saved life of one-year-old girl

iPhone’s ‘Hey Siri’ saved life of one-year-old girl

A mother of a one-year-old credits ‘Hey Siri’ for saving her little daughter’s life. The Australian mother used ‘Hey Siri’ to call for an ambulance while performing CPR on her child.

Twitter To Now Appear Under News Category in App Store

Twitter To Now Appear Under News Category in App Store

Twitter will no longer be available under the ‘social networking’ category in the app store, because the 140-character micro-blogging platform has found its way into the ‘news’ category now. This displays the company’s efforts to reposition itself. Twitter is focusing on mass market as the company was successful in gaining the rights to stream the NFL's night games on Thursday.

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey stated that the company is committed towards bringing about improvements in its services for making its fast, simple and easy to use.

Apple Launching Initiative to Improve Health Apps

Apple Launching Initiative to Improve Health Apps

Apple is launching its initiative to improvise existing health apps by offering its CareKit framework to app developers. Currently, there are various apps available that can assist people in keeping a track of their daily operations and supervising their health, along with fixing exercise reminders. However, for several people, these apps are not sufficient enough to actually help them in adapting to the new lifestyle that they need to follow after being diagnosed with a specific condition.

Low demand and stalled economic growth in China leads to decline in Apple sales

Low demand and stalled economic growth in China leads to decline in Apple sales

Apple’s sales have been affected in the quarter that ended in March for first time in many years. Apple has predicted another decline in the current quarter due to lower demand and concerns about sales in Chinese market. Market experts had earlier predicted lower sales for Apple due to stalled economic growth in China. Apple had surprised the markets with amazing sales data for China in the Q42014 but the sales have been lackluster in the biggest Asian market, mainly due to economic issues in China.

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