06/20/2016, 09:06 am
With the release of iOS 10, Apple's Game Center service no longer has its own dedicated application. Instead, actions like adding friends or inviting them to a game are handled by individual games themselves, routed through Apple's expanded Messages app.
06/20/2016, 09:06 am
Apple on Monday introduced public transit directions for Denver, Colo. to users of its Maps apps for OS X and iOS, continuing a slow expansion of support.
06/20/2016, 05:06 am
As part of a previously announced effort to introduce support for emerging digital wallet solutions, Bank of America this weekend began processing Apply Pay withdrawals at select ATMs in California, the first step in bringing wide compatibility to customers across the bank's nationwide network.
06/17/2016, 10:06 pm
Rounding out AppleInsider's E3 coverage are two stylish mobile games, one an RPG adaptation of Korean fantasy novel Dragon Raja, and another a portable version of popular console space shooter Galak-Z.
06/17/2016, 08:06 pm
In preparation of the iOS 10 launch this fall, Apple on Friday sent out emails inviting developers to take part in a beta testing program for Search Ads, a forthcoming iOS App Store feature designed to boost app discoverability.
06/17/2016, 06:06 pm
Apple on Friday released an updated version of its iTunes Connect app for content providers, adding unit sales and proceeds to the Trends analytics tool.
06/17/2016, 05:06 pm
One of the more unique games spotted by AppleInsider at this year's E3 expo was "Clapper," a two-player cooperative rhythm title that uses the iPad's FaceTime camera to track how well you play the classic children's hand clapping game "Pat-A-Cake."
06/17/2016, 04:06 pm
Apple and the World Wildlife Fund together raised more than $8 million in proceeds during April's "Apps for Earth" campaign on the App Store, the two groups have announced.
06/17/2016, 03:06 pm
Apple's force sensing 3D Touch technology is greatly expanded in the newly released iOS 10 update, adding new capabilities to the Control Center shortcuts for flashlight, timer, calculator, camera, and smart home accessories. In addition, Control Center marks the only place in iOS 10 where Apple emulates 3D Touch on non-3D Touch devices.
06/17/2016, 02:06 pm
One of the stand-out Apple-compatible games spotted by AppleInsider at this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo was "Little Lords of Twilight," a free-to-play player-versus-player role-playing game coming to both iOS this fall, with a tvOS version also in the works.
06/17/2016, 01:06 pm
Although one of the more convenient functions of iOS 10 is "Raise to Wake" for iPhones, users will need a model with Apple's M9 motion coprocessor found in the iPhone 6s series or iPhone SE, or the new M10 found in the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
06/17/2016, 12:06 pm
Answering a long-running demand, Apple has introduced a dedicated Home app with iOS 10, giving people a central location to manage and control their HomeKit accessories.
06/17/2016, 11:06 am
Music selection and discovery will get easier for 15 million paying Apple Music subscribers with this fall's launch of iOS 10. Here's a closer look at the big changes coming soon to iPhone and iPad.
06/16/2016, 08:06 pm
Political publication Politico is testing out a highly unorthodox news delivery method that leverages Wallet passes to keep readers up to date on the latest poll results and news from Britain's vote to leave the European Union. And it seems to be working.
06/16/2016, 07:06 pm
At E3 this week Square Enix announced plans to bring hit stealth action franchise Deus Ex to iOS as part of its "Go" series of mobile games, and AppleInsider was on hand check out an early version running on iPad.
06/16/2016, 05:06 pm
One of the main enhancements in the iOS 10 Photos app is face, object, and scene recognition powered by advanced machine learning technology and applied to improve photo search and automated image management features.
06/16/2016, 04:06 pm
Facebook began rolling out a new homescreen interface for its Messenger iOS app on Thursday, hot on the heels of Apple announcing iOS 10 Messages upgrades intended to compete.
06/16/2016, 11:06 am
The revamped Photos app in iOS 10 app includes a new Memories tab, which not only groups photos into events automatically but creates customizable slideshow movies for them.
Video: See Apple Maps in iOS 10 in action, with recommended stops along route & saved parked car location
06/16/2016, 10:06 am
Apple Maps is far more intelligent in iOS 10, recommending possible stops along your current route, allowing plug-ins from third-party applications, and even remembering where you parked your car when you're away from home. AppleInsider offers a closer look at how the update will change how you navigate.
06/16/2016, 09:06 am
The iOS 10 version of Messages appears to contain a hidden "dark mode" option, potentially backing up hints that such a feature will go system-wide, or at least come to other iOS apps beyond ones like iBooks.