Weekly Mobile News Roundup – 22 August 2014

On August 22, 2014

Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news!

Apple updates Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and iMovie to improve iCloud compatibility – Apple just updated several of its applications for both iOS and OS X with the usual “stability improvements and bug fixes”, but after looking into it more closely, it seems there is more to the updates than the changelog shows, with apparent iCloud compatibility improvements.

iMessage screen sharing gets the green light in newest OS X Yosemite beta – In June, it was revealed that iMessage would be getting a screen sharing option, letting people either request permission to share someone else’s screen, or to invite others to share.

Apple releases OS X Yosemite Preview 6 to Developers – Apple today released OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 to registered Mac developers. Apple unveiled OS X Yosemite at WWDC 2014 Keynote. It includes new features and improvements such as improved Notification Center, new iCloud Drive integration, Mail Drop.

Listen to YouTube right now with these 4 apps – With Google apparently readying a new way to listen to YouTube in the form of YouTube Music Key, you’ll finally have the option to use the video service in an audio-only mode for background playback, along with other features like offline access.

Is this the end of apps? New research says a third of us don’t bother to download – The change is due to a number of factors, including the growing number of older users in the market and the fact that many of the apps we have are simply good enough already.

ESPN Launches Scores App on Pebble Smartwatches – ESPN has officially unveiled its app developed natively for the Pebble smartwatch.

Detox My Mac Review – I have now used my MacBook for over a year now and it was really starting to get slow. I really did not understand it, but I guess I had to clean up my Mac. Even though my first thought was to throw my MacBook out the window, saner heads prevailed and I decided to talk to my father-in-law instead.

Tim Cook pays a visit to VA hospital in Palo Alto where doctors use iPads to treat veterans – Tim Cook took some time to visit a VA hospital in Palo Alto today, accompanied by Rep. Anna Eshoo of the CA-18 congressional district, according to a photo the executive tweeted.

Apple updates pro-level video suite with fixes for Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion – Apple on Tuesday rolled out a point update for its Final Cut Pro for Mac professional level video editing software including a bug fix for Blu-ray handling, which was also applied to new versions of Compressor and Motion.

iPhones will soon be able to start a Tesla Model S – Tesla Model S owners will soon be able to use their iPhones, if they have one, to start their electric car in case they’ve forgotten where they placed their key fob.

Download the new Gorgeous OS X Yosemite wallpapers for Mac, iPhone, and iPad – Yesterday Apple released OS X Yosemite developer preview 6, which comes with number of bugs fixes, and new features like a new redesigned settings preferences and more.