02/12/2015, 08:02 pm
Running split tests or assessing multiple variants of an application simultaneously has been made easier for iOS developers with Apple's announcement of new TestFlight functionality that lets beta testers be divided into groups.
02/12/2015, 02:02 pm
Apple on Thursday announced that the size limit of application packages submitted through iTunes Connect can now be as large as 4 gigabytes, doubling the previous 2-gigabyte restriction.
02/12/2015, 11:02 am
ESPN's official application for iOS was given an overhaul on Thursday, becoming a universal app for iPhone and iPad, gaining support for the larger displays of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and also getting a fresh coat of paint.
02/12/2015, 01:02 am
Apple and social network Pinterest on Thursday rolled out "app pins," a new type of enhanced pin that lets users of Pinterest's iOS app install pinned apps on their device without switching to the App Store.
02/11/2015, 02:02 pm
The official Starbucks application for iOS was updated on Wednesday to add support for Apple Pay, allowing users to quickly reload their Starbucks Card with the press of a fingertip.
02/09/2015, 02:02 pm
The forthcoming release of iOS 8.3 will enable wireless CarPlay support, removing the requirement for iPhones to be connected to head units through a Lightning cable. It also includes a revised emoji keyboard that allows users to scroll and browse more easily.
02/09/2015, 01:02 pm
Before the public release of iOS 8.2, Apple on Monday already provided its development community with a beta build of iOS 8.3, along with a new version of its Swift programming language with "noteworthy" changes.
Apple's new Swift programming language takes flight with Getty Images, American Airlines, LinkedIn, and Duolingo
02/07/2015, 02:02 am
Apple's new Swift programming language has only been available for a few months, but iOS and OS X developers from American Airlines, Getty Images, LinkedIn and Duolingo are reporting favorable impressions--ranging from increased productivity to fewer bugs in their shipping apps--as interest in the new language rapidly accelerates.
02/05/2015, 07:02 pm
Character-limited social network Twitter on Thursday announced a lower-than-expected number of monthly active users for its just-completed fourth quarter, a figure that the company blamed in part on problems in Apple's rollout of iOS 8.
02/05/2015, 11:02 am
Popular health tracking service and iOS app MyFitnessPal has been acquired by clothing maker Under Armour for nearly a half-billion dollars, while iOS 8 custom keyboard SwiftKey has added predictive emoji entry, and WhatsApp Messenger has been updated with a new quick camera button.
02/05/2015, 04:02 am
An exclusive report by Reuters noted that 14 of the top 23 hospitals in the U.S. have already rolled out a pilot program using Apple's iOS 8 Health app, or "are in talks to do so."
02/04/2015, 06:02 pm
A malware campaign known in the security industry as "Operation Pawn Storm" has begun to target Apple's iOS devices with a new malicious application that can steal photos, text messages, contacts, and other data from non-jailbroken iPhones, but which cannot be installed without users' consent.
02/04/2015, 05:02 pm
Microsoft has reportedly closed a deal to acquire popular iOS calendar app Sunrise for "at least" $100 million as the software giant continues to invest in rival mobile platforms under CEO Satya Nadella.
02/04/2015, 09:02 am
The forthcoming Apple Watch is all about customization, as demonstrated by the long list of user-configurable options found in the companion app hidden within Apple's iOS 8.2 beta for iPhone.
02/03/2015, 05:02 pm
Adoption of Apple's latest mobile operating system continues to grow, according to the company's App Store statistics, with 72 percent of iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches now running on iOS 8 while no single version of Google's Android has surpassed 40 percent.
02/03/2015, 02:02 pm
Apple may lay the groundwork for the April launch of the Apple Watch by debuting iOS 8.2, a software update required to connect the iPhone to the accessory, a month earlier, in March.
02/02/2015, 01:02 pm
Apple on Monday supplied developers with a fifth beta of iOS 8.2, as well as a new pre-release build of Xcode 6.2, giving the latest WatchKit tools for developing Apple Watch software.
01/29/2015, 11:01 am
Microsoft on Thursday released its long-awaited Outlook client for iOS, giving both iPhone and iPad owners the ability to access a unified view of email calendar, contacts, and attachments.
01/28/2015, 09:01 am
Downloads still aren't translating to dollars for Google and developers who create applications for its Play store for Android devices, as Apple's iOS App Store remains far and away the most profitable digital storefront, according to the latest data.
01/27/2015, 01:01 pm
Apple on Tuesday issued an update for its iOS mobile operating system, addressing complaints about how much storage was required to install new software, and also fixing a number of bugs related to FaceTime, iMessages, Spotlight, and iPad multitasking gestures.