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Apple removes certain content blockers from iOS App Store over security concerns

10/08/2015, 11:10 pm

In a bid to protect users against potential man-in-the-middle attacks, Apple on Thursday confirmed the removal of multiple iOS content blockers, also referred to as ad blockers, that relied on the installation of root certificates to operate.


DJI launches Osmo, an iPhone-connected 4K steadicam for $650

10/08/2015, 03:10 pm

DJI on Thursday unveiled the Osmo, an integrated 4K camera and handheld three-axis stabilizer that connects to Apple's iPhone for even greater control and capabilities.


iPhone 6s pushes iOS 9 adoption to 57% after 3 weeks of availability

10/07/2015, 05:10 pm

According to Apple's latest statistics, iOS 9 is now installed on 57 percent of all compatible devices accessing the App Store, a 7 percent uptick over the past two weeks.


Apple releases fourth beta of iOS 9.1, third tvOS beta for new Apple TV

10/06/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a trio of new beta software releases to developers for testing: iOS 9.1 beta 4, tvOS beta 3, and Xcode 7.1 beta 3.


Porsche selects Apple CarPlay for new 911 models, nixes Google's data-hoarding Android Auto

10/05/2015, 11:10 pm

The latest iterations of Porsche's storied 911 Carrera and Carrera S support Apple CarPlay and CarPlay only, because Android Auto siphons off too much critical vehicle information for Stuttgart's liking.


Apple adds Boston and Sydney Transit data to Apple Maps

10/05/2015, 08:10 pm

After transit directions made their debut in iOS 9 last month, work continues toward building out support for the new Apple Maps feature, the latest additions being information for areas in Boston, Mass. and Sydney, Australia.


YouTube for iOS gets 'material design' makeover, new editing tools in update

10/05/2015, 07:10 pm

Months after Google rolled out a redesigned YouTube app for Android, the Internet search giant released a similarly revamped version for iOS on Monday with new gesture controls, video editing tools and more.


Apple fixes iOS 9 app slicing bug, releases full text transcripts of WWDC 2015

10/05/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple on Monday announced it has fixed an iCloud bug that prevented the release of iOS 9 App Thinning features, and released searchable text transcripts of WWDC 2015's keynote and developer sessions.


Apple acknowledges 'YiSpecter' iOS malware, says issue unlikely to affect most people

10/05/2015, 04:10 pm

A piece of recently-identified iOS malware, known as YiSpecter, is not a major threat despite its ability to attack both jailbroken and factory stock devices, Apple said on Monday.


Adobe launches Photoshop Fix, Capture CC, more at MAX conference

10/05/2015, 09:10 am

At its Adobe MAX 2015 conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Adobe unveiled two mobile apps -- Photoshop Fix and Capture CC -- a new portfolio service, enhancements to its Creative Cloud software ecosystem and content marketplace additions.


Apple's HomeKit gets support from MediaTek via IoT chip SDKs aimed at appliances, small devices

10/02/2015, 07:10 pm

Fabless chip designer MediaTek has joined Broadcom, Marvell and Texas Instruments in releasing support for HomeKit, Apple's "Internet of Things" specification for secure, Siri-driven wireless control of appliances, switches and other devices around the home from users' iOS devices or Apple Watch.


Apple stops iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 code signing as iOS 9.0.2 fixes lock screen exploit

09/30/2015, 07:09 pm

After the release of iOS 9.0.2 on Wednesday, which fixed a number of bugs including a lock screen exploit, Apple stopped signing iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 firmware for compatible devices, prohibiting users who updated from downgrading.


Apple issues third beta of iOS 9.1 to developers

09/30/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the third pre-release beta of iOS 9.1 to developers, continuing its march toward the point-one release with a range of new emoji.


Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 with fixes for cellular data, iMessage activation, Podcasts app stability, more

09/30/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued yet another maintenance and security update for its newly released iOS 9 mobile operating system, marking the second bug squashing for the platform in the past week.


Apple updates privacy minisite, says iOS 9 News personalization delinked from Apple ID

09/29/2015, 10:09 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its privacy minisite, spelling out things like its policy on encryption and changes related to iOS 9, such as the way it targets stories and advertising in its News app.


Apple expands Flyover coverage to new locales in France, Germany, Japan and more

09/29/2015, 12:09 am

As part of continued effort to build out its in-house mapping service, Apple recently added 3D Flyover assets to a number of cities and landmarks, including multiple locations in France, Italy and Germany.


The best 3D Touch-enabled apps available for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

09/25/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple released its latest and greatest iPhone on Friday with an all-new pressure-sensitive 3D Touch input system that introduces novel user interactions like "peek and pop," Quick Actions, added gesture control and more. To help get new iPhone 6s owners started, we put together a list of the best apps that take advantage of the handset's unique capabilities.


Apple's space-saving App Thinning feature delayed due to iCloud issue

09/24/2015, 07:09 pm

Users looking to take advantage of iOS 9 App Thinning, a suite of optimization technologies created to reduce the size of app installs, will have to wait, as Apple announced unavailability of a key component due to an iCloud bug.


Apple lists top 25 apps affected by XcodeGhost malware infiltration

09/24/2015, 05:09 am

Apple has published a list of the top 25 iOS apps impacted by China's XcodeGhost hack, the next step in a continued effort to rid infected devices of tainted software distributed through the iOS App Store.


iOS 9 security flaw grants unrestricted access to Photos and Contacts

09/23/2015, 09:09 pm

A video making the rounds this week claims to disclose an iOS 9 security flaw that bypasses a passcode protected lock screen to grant unhindered access to a device's stored photos and contacts.