iPad colour management, Microsoft keyboard, worker woes, Apple Watch sales and games

Yes, you can play games on Apple Watch
Yes, you can play games on Apple Watch

With iPad Pro and True Tone, Apple finds reason to nerd out over iOS color management — Every once in a while, Apple rolls out new behind-the-scenes features that are exceptional technical achievements but receive little fanfare. With the launch of the miniature iPad Pro, that focus shifted toward the important-but-impenetrable world of colour management.

Microsoft lets new Word Flow keyboard loose on the App Store with one-handed mode — Those who have a fondness for customising their iPhone keyboard can now do so in a Microsoft-approved fashion with the Redmond software giant’s new Word Flow keyboard for iOS. But Word Flow is only available only in US English for now, and only on the US App Store and there is no word on when — or even if — additional languages might ship. The keyboard is a free, 70.7-megabyte download from the App Store.

Apple supplier Pegatron still using low pay, excessive overtime, watchdog group says — One of Apple’s iPhone manufacturers, Pegatron, is still seeing its labour force put in excessive overtime — something unfortunately necessary for workers to meet basic financial needs, according to China Labor Watch.

This is a flop? Apple Watch debut-year sales double the iPhone in its first year — Despite mixed perceptions about the Apple Watch (high-profile VC Fred Wilson even called it a ‘flop’) analysts reckon the company has sold 12 million to 13 million in the year since its launch. As noted by Seeking Alpha. That’s double the 6M iPhones that were sold in its first 12 months of sales …

Apple Watch games — Here’s a slideshow of the 12 Apple Watch games you ‘should’ play, and developers speak out about the device as a gaming platform.


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