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Complex image masking and more on iPad with Superimpose
Complex image masking and more on iPad with Superimpose

iPad Air 2 glass cover has 2.5% screen reflectance vs 8% reflectance for sapphire — Apple fans still hoping the company will adopt a scratch-resistant sapphire cover for the iPhone in the near future might temper their expectations: one display expert believes the impressive anti-reflective glass coating on the iPad Air 2 display is instead the way of the future. It’s less reflective.

Apple Pay activated 1 million times in first three days — Apple’s new contactless payment system on the iPhone 6 saw 1 million activations in its first three days of use, pointing to an initially enthusiastic response from Apple users.

How to disable taking iPhone calls on your iPad — Its easy: open your iPad and go into Settings, choose FaceTime, and switch iPhone Cellular Calls to off (the switch will be green if on). This same toggle is in the Mac version of FaceTime as well, in Preferences for the app there.

Big iPhone 6 Plus selling well — Outspoken T-Mobile CEO John Legere on Monday said Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus ‘phablet’ is generating unprecedented demand for America’s fourth-largest wireless carrier, and at one point accounted for about 55% of the company’s smartphone sales.

Microsoft unveils Office 365 SDK and APIs for iOS app extensibility — Microsoft on Tuesday revealed a multi-pronged initiative to supply developers with new Office 365 APIs and open-source SDKs, which can be used to tap into the company’s cloud-based productivity platform for deep iOS app integration.

Superimpose for iOS lets you blend and superimpose your photos — Superimpose (pictured above and NZ$1.29) does a first class job of taking part of one photo and adding it to another. It’s great for removing your best friend from a picture taken in your living room and putting them at Niagara Falls, or taking the head of one person (or your dog) and placing it on another body.