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Topic: iOS

Hulu combining its two iOS apps, merging live TV streaming with on-demand

08/23/2017, 09:08 am

Hulu is preparing to simplify its streaming video offerings on iOS by incorporating its Hulu with Live TV app into the main app, combining the two separate services into one single app and phasing out its live-streaming app entirely.

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AccuWeather sends user location data to monetization firm despite iOS privacy settings [u]

08/22/2017, 07:08 pm

Popular iOS weather app AccuWeather, often listed as a top-ten app in the Weather section of the iOS App Store, has been collecting and forwarding user location information to data monetization company Reveal Mobile even when location sharing is disabled.

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Epic Games head Tim Sweeney bemoans iOS App Store's leeching of developer profits

08/22/2017, 04:08 pm

App developers are losing too much money from the cut of app revenues taken by app stores operated by Apple and other companies, according to Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, declaring the iOS App Store's high charge "a parasitic loss."

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Videos in iOS 11 beta show alternate Control Center, app switcher gestures on iPhone without Touch ID

08/21/2017, 09:08 pm

A pair of tutorial videos found in Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release depict what appears to be an alternate Control Center interface and app switcher swipe gestures never before previewed.

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Apple makes seventh developer betas of High Sierra, iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 available [u]

08/21/2017, 01:08 pm

Keeping up with the one per week cycle, apple has updated all of its developer betas, with seventh releases of iOS 11, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, tvOS 11, and watchOS 4. [Updated with public beta info]

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Review: Alpine's iLX-107 is the first, and best, aftermarket wireless CarPlay receiver

08/20/2017, 09:08 pm

Alpine's newly released iLX-107 is the first infotainment system to boast wireless CarPlay compatibility, allowing users to listen to tunes, navigate, interact with Siri and more without a Lightning cable. AppleInsider went hands-on with the receiver and came away greatly impressed.

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How to shoot the Aug. 21 solar eclipse on an iPhone

08/19/2017, 12:08 am

On August 21, for the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will trace a coast-to-coast path across the U.S. Here's some tips on how to capture it with your iPhone.

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Apple's Siri latest target in string of natural language patent lawsuits

08/18/2017, 07:08 pm

One-man company Word to Info on Friday expanded a string of patent lawsuits over natural language processing technology -- active cases involve Amazon, Google, Microsoft and Nuance -- to include Apple, taking specific aim at the tech titan's Siri virtual assistant.

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Apple promotes iOS 11 for iPad in new ad series

08/17/2017, 08:08 pm

Apple on Thursday published a series of six iPad commercials to its official YouTube channel, focusing on the new capabilities iOS 11 is set to deliver to tablet users this fall.

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Inside iOS 11: New security feature allows users to temporarily disable Touch ID, quickly call 911

08/17/2017, 01:08 pm

The latest beta release of iOS 11 includes a new security feature, with a few button presses making it impossible to unlock your phone with Touch ID, as well as giving a quick option to dial 911. Here's how to use it.

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Video: iOS 11 introduces new Smart Invert viewing mode

08/16/2017, 07:08 pm

Apple is introducing a new Smart Invert viewing mode in iOS 11 that intelligently inverts all screen colors except for those is displayed media, such as photos, videos, and icons. The feature might be used to extend battery life on the upcoming OLED-equipped "iPhone 8."

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iDevices launches new Apple HomeKit Dimmer Switch for $100

08/16/2017, 10:08 am

The list of Apple HomeKit-compatible accessories continues to expand, as iDevices on Wednesday launched its new wall-installed Dimmer Switch, offering users the ability to control and set the brightness of their lights with Siri.

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Apple Pay expands to 22 US banks, institutions in Russia, China and more

08/15/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple this week updated its Apple Pay availability website for the second time in August, noting additional support has rolled out in the service's domestic U.S. market, as well as in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Russia and the UK.

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Latest iOS 11 beta contains new Maps icon featuring Apple Park, updated App Store icon

08/14/2017, 05:08 pm

Apple's latest iOS 11 beta release, issued on Monday, contains a few graphical tweaks that bring a fresh feel to the operating system, including a new Maps icon that appears to feature Apple Park's main "spaceship" structure.

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Apple seeds sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4 & macOS High Sierra [u]

08/14/2017, 01:08 pm

Apple on Monday issued its sixth developer betas of iOS 11, tvOS 11, watchOS 4, and macOS High Sierra, paving the way for full launches due this fall.

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Hands on: Due 2.5 for iPhone bolsters Apple Watch reminders and fixes more sync issues

08/13/2017, 03:08 pm

The persistent, nagging To Do app Due adds watchOS 3 features in its latest version 2.5 update to keep you working, and focused on your critical task at hand.

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Writing tool Ulysses for macOS, iOS shifts to monthly $4.99 subscription model

08/10/2017, 04:08 pm

Effective immediately, writing tool Ulysses is switching to a subscription model after having been a paid app for iOS and macOS since launch.

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'Titanfall: Assault' real-time strategy title lands on iPhone, Sega Forever drive expands with 'Ristar'

08/10/2017, 12:08 pm

Two major titles have arrived on iPhone and iPad as free-to-play titles this week, with Nexon's 'Titanfall: Assault' introducing real time strategy to the battlefield-based franchise, while 'Ristar' has been ported to iOS 22 years after its first release on the Sega Genesis.

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Watch: AirPlay 2 delivers speaker integration with HomeKit, Siri support, more

08/09/2017, 08:08 pm

When iOS 11 launches this fall, Apple will roll out a revamped version of its AirPlay protocol featuring speaker support for HomeKit, multi-room audio, shared up-next playlists, Siri integration and more.

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Apple ceases code signing for iOS 10.3.2 after iOS 10.3.3 release

08/09/2017, 08:08 pm

Following the release of iOS 10.3.3 last month, Apple on Wednesday stopped signing code for iOS 10.3.2, effectively blocking users from downloading and installing older, potentially unsecure operating system.

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