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In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS architect Conrad Stoll discusses how to develop for the new larger screens of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus
The first step is to decide how you want the app to be designed to take advantage of the larger screen size. Apple's given us a few good examples of this with its built-in apps for iOS 8, which show the user more content.
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It will also be important to consider how the user is going to hold the larger phone, since controls on the top of the screen won't be as reachable
Adaptive Layout, which Apple just announced this year with iOS 8, will make transitioning to larger screens much easier. In short, it helps you decide what type of layout you want to provide to different size classes of devices. Read more...More about Mobile, Apps, Gadgets, Iphone, and Videos
What you may have missed last week: Michael and Emma, Sadie and Mark, and Tavis and Sharna found themselves in jeopardy, but as we learned in Tuesday's results show, Tavis' lack of skill and personality ultimately sent him packing
This week: One team lighter, we twirled into movie night, during which the pairs danced to the theme of a classic movie. Before anyone took center stage, though, Tom told the audience that starting with this week, they would return to the one-night-per-week format — which meant, of course, that another couple would go home based on last week's judge's scores and voting by the end of the show. Cliffhanger! Read more...More about Television, Entertainment, Tv, Dancing With The Stars, and Recaps
EBay has announced a plan to split its PayPal business into a separate, publicly traded company in 2015.
The move has been advocated for some time by minority shareholder Carl Icahn, though his January 2014 proposal for the spinoff failed in April. Icahn, known for his willingness to make big bets on companies and publicly push for new strategies, had argued that making PayPal a public company would raise needed capital and help it compete in the increasingly crowded digital payments industry.
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After the two companies are separated into two entities, Devin Wenig, currently the president of eBay Marketplaces, will become the CEO of eBay. Dan Schulman, previously the President of American Express’ Enterprise Growth Group, is joining the company to become president of PayPal; following the spinoff, he will become the CEO of PayPal. Read more...More about Ebay, Paypal, and Business