Swift resources, IBM already using iDevices, why an iWatch? Bose files vs Beats, Gmail app


Apple's Swift resource page
Apple’s Swift resource page

9 Swift Resources for iOS 8 Developers — If you’re interested in Apple’s new programming language Swift, announced at WWDC, there are a variety of resources available online now. The Mac Observer lists nine resources to help you get going.

IBM began mass adoption of iOS prior to its exclusive partnership with Apple Inc — When Apple and IBM announced plans to codevelop new iOS apps and jointly sell and support iPhones and iPad to enterprise customers, the news was greeted as if it were a new experiment. However, the deal is actually an extension of IBM’s mobile strategy that has included massive deployments of iOS devices and native apps.

What would make you buy an Apple watch? TUAW wants to know (poll).

Bose files lawsuit against Apple’s Beats over noise cancelling tech — Two of the biggest names in premium headphones, Bose and soon-to-be-Apple’s Beats, are set to square off in court, with a new lawsuit filed on Friday by Bose alleging that Beats products infringe on its noise canceling patents.

Google updates Gmail for iOS with enhanced Google Drive integration — Heavy users of Google’s web services suite will be pleased with the latest update to the company’s Gmail app for iOS, which adds two new features that more tightly couple Gmail with Google Drive.