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Topic: iOS

Twitter debuts live 360-degree video posts powered by Periscope

12/28/2016, 08:12 pm

Adding to a slowly growing set of value-added services, Twitter on Wednesday activated live 360-degree video streaming capabilities through its subsidiary Periscope, an interactive feature that puts viewers in the middle of the action.

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Hands on: Duet Display for iPad brings Touch Bar, Apple Pencil to your extended Mac desktop

12/28/2016, 11:12 am

Accelerated multiple-monitor tool Duet Display now brings the MacBook Pro's Touch Bar to an extended screen using an iPad, and optional full Apple Pencil support in macOS. AppleInsider shows you what's been updated in the new version.

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NBC's cash-strapped 'Breaking News' app & social media feeds to shut down this week

12/27/2016, 03:12 pm

NBC is pulling the plug on its Breaking News service that feeds the eponymous iOS app on Dec. 31, and is leaving 9.5 million followers on Twitter in the dark as well.

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App Store trends suggest top Christmas gifts: VR, drones, cameras, Amazon Echo

12/26/2016, 10:12 am

Apps for iPhone-connected accessories are among the most popular downloads and search terms following Christmas, offering some insight into the types of toys that proved to be popular gifts this holiday.

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Five of the best board game conversions for your new iPad or iPhone

12/26/2016, 09:12 am

A niche category of the expanding game market on iOS are board game translations. AppleInsider goes beyond Monopoly and Scrabble and looks into five of the best more advanced board games that benefit from an iOS implementation.

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Leaked documents show breadth of iPhone data accessible by Cellebrite forensic tool

12/22/2016, 10:12 pm

Thanks to the recent encryption debate many smartphone owners are keenly aware of personal data stored on their iPhone, from contacts to calendar entries to photo metadata and more. Newly leaked documents relating to Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite demonstrate how much of that information is available to law enforcement agencies, at least when a device is left unencrypted.

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Apple extends developer deadline to support App Transport Security into 2017

12/21/2016, 09:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday informed developers that it has extended the deadline by which apps submitted to the various App Stores will required to use App Transport Security, a standard introduced in iOS 9 and OS X 10.11.

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Apple brings second iOS 10.2.1 & macOS 10.12.3 betas to public testers

12/21/2016, 03:12 pm

Following up on Tuesday's developer seeds, Apple on Wednesday released second betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS 10.12.3 to the public.

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Apple ceases iOS 10.1 and 10.1.1 code signing with release of iOS 10.2

12/20/2016, 05:12 pm

Following last week's stable release of iOS 10.2, Apple on Tuesday has stopped signing code for iOS 10.1 and iOS 10.1.1, meaning users can no longer downgrade to the older operating system versions.

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Apple seeds second betas of iOS 10.2.1 & macOS 10.12.3 to developers

12/20/2016, 01:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday released second betas of iOS 10.2.1 and macOS 10.12.3 to the developer community, continuing to leave many of the changes made a mystery.

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Apple working to integrate grade crossings in Maps after federal lobby

12/19/2016, 08:12 pm

Citing a recent uptick in accidents at grade crossings, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board on Monday issued a safety recommendation asking 11 technology and delivery companies, including Apple and Google, to integrate the locations of more than 200,000 such crossings into their respective digital mapping products.

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Vine to live on as camera app, existing content to migrate online

12/16/2016, 06:12 pm

After announcing the impending death of Vine in October, Twitter on Friday outlined plans to reincarnate the product as a standalone camera app, stripping it of all social networking features and playback services.

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Players complain about high data use from persistent internet in 'Super Mario Run'

12/16/2016, 10:12 am

Early reports of "Super Mario Run" taking up to 75 megabytes per hour of dedicated play were a bit too high, but not by much, as users complain about the persistent internet connection the game demands, as well as launch failures, forcing repeat downloads.

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'Super Mario Run' tops Apple's highest grossing, free app charts hours after launch

12/16/2016, 01:12 am

Less than 12 hours after its launch on Thursday, Nintendo's ultra-hyped "Super Mario Run" now sits atop two of Apple's Top Charts as the most popular free and top grossing app.

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Apple App Store buckles under weight of Super Mario Run, service unavailable to some users [ux2]

12/15/2016, 08:12 pm

It appears the crush of eager customers awaiting Thursday's "Super Mario Run" launch is wreaking havoc on Apple's iOS App Store servers, as a number of users are unable to conduct searches or view certain apps, including the new Mario game.

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IBM signs iOS deals with Japan Air Lines, Finnair to modernize aircraft maintenance using iPhone, iPad Pro

12/15/2016, 04:12 pm

Japan Air Lines (JAL) and Finnair will be using Apple iPhone and iPad Pro with new IBM apps designed to improve their aircraft maintenance in a new collaboration with the Mobile First program that builds custom iOS apps.

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Nintendo's 'Super Mario Run' now available for purchase in iOS App Store

12/15/2016, 12:12 pm

Nintendo's hotly anticipated iOS debut, Super Mario Run, is now available up for purchase on the iOS App Store. The release not only introduces the beloved Italian plumber to iOS device owners, but also marks the start of a new relationship between Apple and Nintendo, a gaming company that only recently decided to embrace smartphone platforms.

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Apple Support app makes US App Store debut

12/13/2016, 10:12 pm

After a month of availability in the Netherlands, Apple's standalone hardware and software support app landed in the U.S. App Store on Tuesday, complete with customer personalization via iCloud integration, live chat options, recent service history and more.

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Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

12/13/2016, 08:12 pm

Google on Tuesday activated a new Google Drive feature that turns the cloud storage app for iOS into a migration tool capable of transferring calendars, contacts and photos from an iPhone or iPad to a new Android device.

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iOS 10.2 improves Apple HomeKit with expanded smart home notifications

12/12/2016, 05:12 pm

Monday's release of iOS 10.2 brought meaningful changes to Apple's HomeKit platform, giving users the ability to receive instant alerts for a variety of new connected device types in their home.

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