Selfie fiends may have a good reason to upgrade to Apple's next-generation iPhone, as configuration files discovered in the first beta release of iOS 9 hint at new capabilities for the front-facing camera, including 1080p recording and a built-in flash.
ResearchKit is now supported on the iPad, creating a new avenue for Apple's open-source platform for medical researchers, the company announced in a mailing this week.
With this fall's iOS 9 upgrade, the iPad lineup will be getting special attention to enhance productivity on the big-screen tablets, including an all-new split-screen multitasking mode that will allow users to more easily accomplish two tasks at once.
Sony on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue TV service for the iPad, growing the number of TV subscrition services available for Apple products even as Apple's own rumored service remains in limbo.
Alongside a few headline features, Apple has -- as it does in every iOS revision -- made a number of tweaks to existing apps and options in its flagship mobile operating system, including the newfound ability to set the function of the iPhone's side switch to orientation lock, making podcast playback easier, and adding built-in document search.
Developers building apps for iOS 9 have access to an API that can block content like images, tracking cookies, and pop-up ads in Safari, potentially laying the groundwork for Apple-sanctioned ad blockers.
With the debut of the competing Apple Music service only weeks away, Spotify on Wednesday announced that its total subscriber base has climbed to 75 million people, 20 million of whom are subscribers to its more profitable Premium tier.
Apple has reportedly severed its relationship with general contractors Skanska and DPR -- the two firms responsible for overseeing construction of its new "spaceship" headquarters -- with near-immediate effect, a rare mid-stream shakeup that follows a string of delays and increasing costs.
Both Apple's "Find My iPhone" and "Find My Friends" applications are built in to the first beta of iOS 9, hinting that they could be added to the growing list of native iPhone apps when the software update launches this fall.
Apple has officially brought to an end the speculation surrounding its formerly secretive mapping vans, revealing that the vehicles are collecting data for future Apple Maps updates, and also emphasizing both privacy and transparency with a list of upcoming driving locations.
During a panel session with Daring Fireball's John Gruber on Tuesday, Apple SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller offered his take on 16GB iPhones, the tradeoffs between battery life and device thinness, single-port MacBooks and more.
At is annual World Wide Developers Conference on Monday, Apple announced a host of new technologies designed to help developers offer improved user experiences over the entire Apple product line.
WWDC 2015 has delivered some shocking deals, such as $200 off Apple's brand new 3.3GHz iMac with Retina 5K display ($1,799) and $300 off its souped up 3.5GHz cousin. Similarly, 15-inch MacBook Pros are now available for as little as $1,749 ($250 off) without a discrete graphics card or $2,149 with one ($350 off).
Attorneys general in New York and Connecticut are conducting a joint antitrust investigation concerning Apple's negotiations with record labels over its new Apple Music streaming service.
Beginning with iOS 9, HealthKit will accept a number of new data types from external apps and accessories, tracking everything from water consumption to whether protection was used during sex.
Apple is putting a 256kbps cap on Apple Music streaming, a report said Tuesday, a bitrate lower than competing top-tier offerings from Spotify and the service's own Beats Music forebear.
eBay on Tuesday released its first app for Apple Watch, while Google Maps for iOS updated with the ability to receive locations pushed from the desktop.
Better battery life is an Apple priority for iOS 9, and to that end the company is adopting extreme attention to detail, implementing things like face-down power restrictions, a Low Power mode, and a dedicated menu in the Settings app with more granular detail.
For years, the biggest omission in Apple Maps has been the lack of transit directions. But that's set to change with this year's iOS 9 update, which includes built-in support for buses, subways, trains, and more in select major cities.
General Motors' Cadillac division on Tuesday announced that it will add support for Apple CarPlay to most of its 2016 vehicles, the first group of which will launch later this summer.