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Topic: iOS

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Apple's first European iOS Developer Academy opening on Thursday in Naples, Italy

10/05/2016, 04:10 pm

On Thursday, Apple will open its first European training academy at the University of Naples Federico II's San Giovanni campus in Italy, with a first wave of 200 students enrolled.

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iOS 10 tips: Apple Music app updates help users manage tracks across devices

10/05/2016, 04:10 pm

Apple's newly released iOS 10 features a revamped Music app and updated Apple Music service. These changes make life a bit easier in terms of listening to, and accessing, music on Apple devices. Here's how to take full advantage of them.

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Apple issues second public beta of iOS 10.1

10/05/2016, 02:10 pm

A day after issuing a second developer seed of iOS 10.1, Apple has released a matching public beta, cleaning up bugs on the way to the update's final release.

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Five years after Steve Jobs: An Apple with the courage to say 'No'

10/05/2016, 12:10 pm

Five years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away -- just one day after Apple introduced Siri on the new iPhone 4s. While the pundit press immediately dreamed of a rapid collapse of Apple in his absence, instead the company Jobs cofounded spiraled upward to become the largest and most profitable ever. Why were they all so very wrong?

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How to send messages on your iPhone with fireworks, balloons, and other screen flair in Apple's iOS 10

10/04/2016, 02:10 pm

Add a little flair to iMessages, thanks to the iOS 10 update that allows for the inclusion of everything from shooting stars, to fireworks, to emphasizing a point with "loud" texts and emojis.

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

10/04/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday supplied registered developers with a second pre-release beta of iOS 10.1, a forthcoming update that will introduce the new bokeh Portrait photo mode for owners of the newly released dual-camera iPhone 7 Plus.

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Tip: Send low-quality photos and save data via Apple's Messages app in iOS 10

10/03/2016, 01:10 pm

Users can now send photos iPhone in low quality mode, conserving data and battery usage via a new feature found in Apple's Messages app in iOS 10. Here's how to use it.

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Apple threatens to pull No. 1 iMessage sticker pack 'Phoneys' for violating App Store regulations

09/30/2016, 09:09 pm

Apple on Friday issued an ultimatum to Adam Howell, developer of sticker pack "Phoneys," saying he must fundamentally change the content of his top-selling iMessage App Store title or face removal.

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Apple's iOS 10 now running on more devices than iOS 9

09/30/2016, 06:09 pm

Adoption of iOS 10 has surpassed the halfway mark in just two weeks of availability, as research shows more than 55 percent of compatible devices are running Apple's latest mobile operating system.

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Exploit broker triples iOS bounty to $1.5M, cites security improvements and demand

09/29/2016, 09:09 pm

Zerodium, a well-known "bug broker," on Thursday announced a new $1.5 million top end limit for zero-day exploits targeting iPhones and iPads running Apple's latest version of iOS 10.

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The CW launches Apple TV app, no cable login required

09/29/2016, 08:09 pm

Adding to an already successful mobile app offering, television network The CW updated both its iOS and tvOS apps on Thursday with new features like AirPlay support and the ability to stream shows without a cable login.

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Skype for iOS gets Siri and CallKit support in latest update

09/28/2016, 07:09 pm

Skype on Wednesday became the latest app to take advantage of Apple's new iOS 10 APIs, with the popular VoIP product now supporting both Siri commands and CallKit for a completely integrated experience.

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Apple activates Search Ads ahead of Oct. 5 launch, gives developers $100 credit for first campaign

09/28/2016, 06:09 pm

As promised, Apple on Wednesday activated backend machinery for Search Ads, a new feature in iOS 10 that allows developers to purchase promotional ads which show up in iOS App Store searches.

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