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2014

Apple updates iMovie for iOS with new filters, speed controls, Photo app integration, more

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Continuing its ongoing first-party iOS app updates, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of iMovie that introduces a slew of editing features alongside support for iOS 8.

Dive into iOS 8 with these handy tips for iPhone and iPad

Wednesday September 17, 2014

In preparation of Wednesday's iOS 8 release, AppleInsider dug in and compiled a set of tips and tricks to help iPhone and iPad owners take full advantage of all the new features and functions baked in to Apple's latest mobile OS.

How to make the most of iOS 8's new built-in camera features

Wednesday September 17, 2014

The iPhone is possibly the most popular camera of any kind in the world, and Apple has made a number of improvements to iOS's built-in camera app that give mobile photographers even more control. AppleInsider took a look at how users can take advantage of the new features.

Tim Cook explains consolidation at Apple in new interview

Wednesday September 17, 2014

A new profile of Apple published Wednesday offers a behind-the-scenes look at what has changed since the death of cofounder Steve Jobs, including how CEO Tim Cook navigated a series of internal shakeups to arrive at the company we see today.

Apple releases iPhone user guide in iBooks

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Following the public release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple has published its official iPhone User Guide for the new mobile OS on iBooks, making the digital document available on both desktop and portable devices.

How to install a third-party keyboard on an iPhone or iPad running iOS 8

Wednesday September 17, 2014

With iOS 8 now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, users can for the first time ever install third-party keyboards that can be utilized system-wide for new ways of inputting text and other characters.

Beats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrations

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Apple iOS devices weren't the only products to receive updates Wednesday, as the company also rolled out new software for the Apple TV that brings a flatter user interface, a new Beats Music app, and support for Family Sharing.

How to navigate the new Mail gestures and data features in iOS 8

Wednesday September 17, 2014

With the iOS 8 Mail app, Apple introduces new gestures for easier one-handed navigation and control, fresh message management options and deeper integration with Notification Center.

Customize Notification Center with new widget support in iOS 8

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system gives users the ability to add third-party widgets to Notification Center for the first time since the feature's introduction. AppleInsider took a look at what developers can do with the new functionality and how users can take advantage of it.

Apple issues iOS 8 compatibility updates for Beats Music, Find My Friends, others

Wednesday September 17, 2014

In sync with the public rollout of its next-generation mobile operating system, Apple on Wednesday released updates for each of its first-party iOS apps that bring minor tweaks and fixes for compatibility with iOS 8.

Master iOS 8 Messages with time saving features for sending audio, video, images & text

Wednesday September 17, 2014

One of the more robust additions to Apple's iOS 8 is the Messages app, which gets a bevy of new functions including inline audio and video messaging, group chats and advanced image sharing.

How to use iOS 8 Continuity between your iPhone & iPad for calls, texts, apps & more

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Once updated to iOS 8, recent iPhones and iPads will play nicely with each other, allowing users to do new functions like answering a phone call or sending an SMS message via their iPhone without having to put down their iPad, or start an email on one device before finishing it on the other.

Apple launches iOS 8 for iPhone & iPad with third-party keyboards, widgets, Continuity & more

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Apple's hotly anticipated free iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad is now available to download, giving users access to a wide range of new features including third-party keyboard support, Notification Center widgets, extensions, Hey Siri hands-free voice activation, and much more.

Apple pulling HealthKit-enabled apps from the App Store - report [u]

Wednesday September 17, 2014

With the public release of iOS 8 looming, Apple has begun removing apps that take advantage of the new HealthKit API from the App Store, a move that is said to have been prompted by ongoing problems with new health data tracking system.

How to enable and use 'Hey Siri' handsfree mode in iOS 8

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant Siri becomes even more powerful with iOS 8, including an entirely hands-free mode that allows users to ask questions and accomplish tasks by simply first saying the words "Hey, Siri."

Apple opens Touch ID to third-party applications with iOS 8

Wednesday September 17, 2014

iPhone security and convenience have both been greatly enhanced by Apple's iOS 8, giving third-party developers the ability for the first time to utilize the secure Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

Apple's next product splash slated for second half of October

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Though the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have been formally introduced, Apple is far from calling it quits on 2014, with the company's next major product unveiling expected to take place around mid-to-late October, AppleInsider has learned.

Apple 'never' planned to use sapphire covers for iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus - report

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Despite much wishful thinking on the part of enthusiasts and even members of the tech press, full sapphire screen covers were never in the cards for Apple's iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, a new report reveals.

Despite record output, Foxconn unable to keep up with massive iPhone 6 demand

Wednesday September 17, 2014

As preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to pour in to the Online Apple Store, partner manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly having trouble keeping up with incredibly high demand despite reaching record output levels.

Apple to introduce app-specific passwords for iCloud-connected titles

Tuesday September 16, 2014

Come October, Apple's iCloud will have yet another layer of protection, as the company is scheduled to implement app-specific passwords for third-party programs tying in to the cloud service.