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Apple-Owned Company FoundationDB Open Sources FoundationDB Record Layer Used by CloudKit

Monday January 14, 2019 2:07 pm PST by
Apple-owned company FoundationDB today announced the open source release of the FoundationDB Record Layer, which it says offers up relational database semantics on top of FoundationDB with schema management, indexing facilities, and a "rich set of query capabilities. Apple uses the Record Layer to support applications and services for hundreds of millions of users, and combined with...
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macOS High Sierra and iOS 11 May Fix Long-Standing Sync Issues With iCloud Text Replacements [Update: Soon]

Wednesday September 27, 2017 5:31 am PDT by
Apple appears to have resolved long-running iCloud sync issues linked to its text replacement feature with the release of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. Originally introduced in Snow Leopard and iOS 5, text replacements let users create shortcut text that, when typed, expands to something longer, thus saving input time. The feature can be found on iOS devices in Settings -> General ->...
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Unreal Engine 4.9 Released With Improved Graphics, Remote Push Notifications and CloudKit Support

Monday August 31, 2015 11:41 am PDT by
Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4.9 with several new features that developers can implement in iPhone and iPad games on the App Store, including efficient dynamic shadows, movable lights and decals, improved in-app purchase functionality, remote push notifications and CloudKit support. Unreal Engine 4.9 supports dynamic modulated character shadows from directional lights on iOS and...