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Topic: iOS

Apple releases final version of iOS 10.1 with Portrait mode for iPhone 7 Plus

10/24/2016, 01:10 pm

Following several betas, Apple on Monday released the final version of iOS 10.1, bringing a promised Portrait shooting mode to owners of the iPhone 7 Plus, and various fixes for all compatible iOS devices.


Mirai-based DDoS attack highlights benefits of Apple's secure HomeKit platform

10/22/2016, 01:10 am

A distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that on Friday severely impacted internet access for many U.S. web denizens was found to be in part enabled by a botnet targeting unprotected "Internet of Things" devices. For Apple, the revelation vindicates a controversial walled garden approach to IoT borne out through the HomeKit protocol.


Most expensive in-app purchase ever: Apple Pay used to buy $1 million Aston Martin

10/21/2016, 12:10 pm

In what is claimed to be the largest-ever transaction made with Apple Pay, a customer used their fingerprint to authorize the purchase of a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 priced at over $1 million.


Apple rolls out transit directions in Japan for iOS 10.1 beta testers

10/19/2016, 08:10 pm

Ahead of an official debut scheduled to arrive with iOS 10.1 later this month, Apple on Wednesday activated the Apple Maps Transit feature for major metropolitan areas in Japan, including Tokyo and Osaka.


Apple stops signing iOS 9.3.5, halting any downgrades from iOS 10

10/19/2016, 11:10 am

As of Wednesday Apple is no longer signing iOS 9.3.5, effectively preventing anyone already on iOS 10 from downgrading to iOS 9.


Apple Pay to reportedly go live in Japan on Oct. 25, hints at iOS 10.1 release

10/18/2016, 07:10 pm

Apple's iOS 10.1 could see release next Tuesday, as recent reports from Japan claim the company is set to activate Apple Pay -- thought to be part of the forthcoming software update -- in that country on Oct. 25.


Apple issues fourth public & developer betas of iOS 10.1 with Portrait photos for iPhone 7 Plus

10/17/2016, 04:10 pm

Apple on Monday seeded a fourth iOS 10.1 beta to registered developers, as well as the general public -- potentially the final beta before the update is officially released.


Apple working to fix call-directory extensions in upcoming iOS 10.1 update

10/17/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple is experiencing problems with call-directory extensions that make use of CallKit, and is expecting to solve them with the release of iOS 10.1, a developer said on Monday.


Apple releases iOS 10.0.3, fixing Verizon LTE issues on iPhone 7 & 7 Plus

10/17/2016, 01:10 pm

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone received a software update on Monday, with version 10.0.3 exclusive to the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, addressing cellular connectivity problems specific to those models.


First look: Hover Camera Passport, a lightweight, portable, iPhone-connected flying 4K selfie cam

10/16/2016, 11:10 am

The newly released Hover Camera Passport is one of the more unique flying cameras we've ever seen, focusing on a durable and portable lightweight design, competitive price, and ease of use through an iPhone app. AppleInsider had the opportunity to go hands-on with the camera, and offers first impressions.


Apple poaching GPU designer Imagination Technologies' talent, hiring key personnel away

10/13/2016, 02:10 pm

Following Apple's decision to not pursue an acquisition of mobile GPU developer Imagination Technologies, at least 25 staffers and management personnel have jumped ship to Apple in the last few months.


Inside iOS 10: Apple makes big changes to actionable notifications

10/13/2016, 11:10 am

How users view, clear and interact with notifications works differently in iOS 10 than its earlier counterparts. These interactions also change depending on the device used. Here's how to take full advantage of the new capabilities.


Channels streaming app updated to version 2.0, brings integrated programming listings to Apple TV

10/11/2016, 02:10 pm

The popular cord-cutter app Channels has been upgraded to version 2.0, implementing on-screen television programming guides to ease streaming from a HDHomeRun to the fourth generation Apple TV.


Official Apple figures peg iOS 10 adoption rate at 54%

10/10/2016, 10:10 pm

Apple this week released the first official statistics on iOS 10 adoption since the OS went live in September, revealing more than half of compatible devices are now running current generation software.


Apple issues third developer beta of iOS 10.1 with Portrait photos for iPhone 7 Plus

10/10/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Monday supplied a third pre-release beta of iOS 10.1 to developers, less than a week after the second beta was released. The forthcoming update includes the new bokeh Portrait photo mode exclusive to the iPhone 7 Plus.


French company sues Apple over incomplete HTML5 support on iOS, macOS Safari

10/07/2016, 11:10 am

A development company is taking advantage of a French law, and is suing Apple over incomplete implementation of the HTML 5 specification in the iOS version of Safari.


iOS 10 tips: Rich notifications enable tvOS text entry from iPhone's lock screen

10/06/2016, 06:10 pm

With rich notifications in iOS 10, users can now view and interact with alerts from a variety of apps directly from the lock screen. One of the more useful implementations is the Apple TV Remote app, which lets users bypass the clunky tvOS keyboard and enter text with their iPhone.


Review: U-Gym TENS unit delivers iPhone-connected relief from aches and pains

10/06/2016, 02:10 pm

Mark Yu, the man behind the portable iPhone-enabled TENS unit U-Gym, is back with a crowdfunded project called U-Gym Mini, a muscle stimulator intended for pain treatment. AppleInsider went hands-on for a full review.


Apple's Naples, Italy, iOS app development center opens, shown off in new photos

10/06/2016, 09:10 am

Classes at Apple's first European training academy at the University of Naples Federico II's San Giovanni campus in Italy have commenced, with 200 students in attendance. Here are some photos of the center, created in partnership with Apple.


App Store Search Ads go live, queries for specific titles show competing products

10/05/2016, 06:10 pm

As promised, Apple on Wednesday activated Search Ads in the iOS App Store, meaning users will soon see promoted apps populating the top spot in search results feeds.