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Modern Family, Apple Pay, signing with iDevices, Microsoft Band, iCloud sync problems

An upcoming Modern Family episode will play out on a Mac OS X desktop
An upcoming Modern Family episode will play out on a Mac OS X desktop, and it’s shot entirely with Apple iDevices.

Modern Family co-creator details episode shot entirely with Apple products — In a behind-the-scenes look at an upcoming Modern Family episode shot completely on iPhone 6 and iPad Air 2, co-creator and executive producer Steve Levitan said using the iOS devices didn’t dramatically change the production process, and revealed that tomorrow’s show is not the first time producers turned to Apple’s handset for in-show footage.

Apple Pay adoption keeps climbing: Chase says 1 million customers are now on board — Chase’s early numbers on Apple Pay adoption are promising: more than a million of the bank’s customers have added debit and credit cards to the service since it launched last October.

Five apps for signing documents with your iPhone and iPad — These five that cover all the bases, letting you sign, fill out forms, connect to your cloud storage accounts, and use’s iOS 8’s share extension, among other features.

Microsoft Band adds MapMyFitness & HealthVault support, but still no Apple HealthKit — The wearable fitness tracking Microsoft Band received an update this week adding support for biking, and integration with MapMyFitness and Microsoft’s own HealthVault service, but it still lacks compatibility with Apple’s HealthKit tools and Health app for iOS 8.

Forcing iCloud Contacts & Calendars to Sync — If your iCloud calendar or contact data isn’t syncing between your devices, an important troubleshooting step is to figure out where the bottleneck is. Here’s how to fix it.

Wacom Bamboo Stylus Fineline — Steve Sande reviews the new fine-tipped, pressure-sensitive stylus.