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Topic: iOS

Inside iOS 11: The coolest Apple ARKit demos created so far

07/26/2017, 01:07 pm

ARKit will instantaneously become the largest augmented reality platform in the world -- but to capitalize on that, developers will need to come up with awesome uses of the technology. With only a few weeks under their belt using Apple's iOS 11, content creators have already begun to impress in big ways.

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Nintendo's mobile sales surge 450% on strength of 'Super Mario Run,' 'Fire Emblem Heroes' for iPhone

07/26/2017, 09:07 am

Though the real standout was its hot selling hybrid Switch console and assorted software, mobile games were a very strong performer for Nintendo last quarter, with income surging a whopping 450 percent year over year.

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Video: Take a closer look at Apple's new iPad multitasking features in iOS 11

07/25/2017, 04:07 pm

Apple's iPad will become more powerful and capable than ever with this fall's launch of iOS 11, particularly with new multitasking features that make it easier than ever to run multiple apps at once. AppleInsider offers a closer look on how it all works.

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Watch: Hands-on with the new iPad app dock in iOS 11

07/21/2017, 09:07 pm

With the newly revamped iPad app dock in iOS 11, Apple introduces a completely new interaction experience more in line with macOS. Check out the new UI, which supports in-the-dock app interactions and drag-and-drop gestures, in this AppleInsider video.

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'Shadow Warrior: Special Edition' for macOS, 'Yankai's Triangle' for iOS temporarily free

07/21/2017, 11:07 am

Two games are being briefly made available to download for free on Mac, iPhone, and iPad, with the 2013 remake of 'Shadow Warrior' for macOS offered by Humble Bundle at no charge until July 22, while 'Yankai's Triangle' is the free 'App of the Week' in the App Store.

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Mozilla upgrades Firefox for iOS to version 8.0, adds QR code reader and night-reading mode

07/21/2017, 10:07 am

Mozilla has upgraded Firefox for iOS to version 8.0, with the latest edition of the mobile web browser altering the way it handles tabs, as well as introducing new features including a built-in QR code scanner and a Night Mode that makes Firefox more useful for late night browsing.

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Watch: Everything you need to know about the new App Store in iOS 11

07/20/2017, 09:07 pm

Apple completely revamped the App Store in iOS 11, adding a number of new features and under-the-hood enhancements, while at the same time streamlining the platform's user interface. AppleInsider goes over all the changes in this in-depth video.

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'Full Throttle Remastered,' 'Layton's Mystery Journey' arrive on iPhone, iPad

07/20/2017, 03:07 pm

Two notable puzzle-oriented games have become available to download from the iOS App Store today, with 'Full Throttle Remastered' bringing a classic adventure game up to date, while 'Layton's Mystery Journey' lands on iPhone and iPad months before the Nintendo 3DS edition goes on sale.

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Apple's iOS 10.3.3 update protects against 'Broadpwn' Wi-Fi exploit

07/20/2017, 10:07 am

The iOS 10.3.3 update Apple released on Wednesday reportedly closes a critical Wi-fi vulnerability, known as Broadpwn, that was patched for Android devices earlier this month.

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Amazon 'Spark' feature in iPhone app tempts users to buy items through Instagram-style feed

07/20/2017, 09:07 am

Amazon has launched a new social feature for Prime members using its iPhone app called Spark, encouraging customers to share photographs of their orders with other users and to tag items they are interested in acquiring, with the feature potentially helping the retailer sell more of the shared products.

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Watch: Apple's new Files app for iOS 11

07/19/2017, 08:07 pm

Wondering how Apple's new Files app for iOS 11 works on iPad? AppleInsider takes an in-depth look at the upcoming file management system in this video.

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Apple squashes bugs with releases of iOS 10.3.3, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, tvOS 10.2.2, watchOS 3.2.3 [u]

07/19/2017, 01:07 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued minor updates for all four of its major platforms, addressing bugs and patching potential security holes in iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS. [Updated with iTunes 12.6.2 release]

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Nintendo Switch Online app for iOS now available on App Store

07/18/2017, 11:07 pm

Nintendo on Tuesday launched a hotly anticipated companion iOS app for the Switch console, offering owners access to online game services, social media integration, in-game voice chat and more.

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Apple rolls out new developer tools to aid in subscription retention

07/18/2017, 06:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the launch of server notifications and enhanced receipts for subscriptions, including auto-renewable subscriptions, tools that provide actionable information for retaining paying users.

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Developer customer support teams can now respond to App Store reviews

07/17/2017, 09:07 pm

Apple on Monday announced a new iTunes Connect feature that allows developer customer support teams to respond to submitted App Store reviews.

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Watch: How to gain access to a locked iOS device

07/13/2017, 08:07 pm

Locked out of your iPhone or iPad? AppleInsider shows you how to regain access by restoring or resetting your device using a few easy methods in this video.

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Sweetgreen iPhone app applies meal calorie counts to Apple Health

07/13/2017, 03:07 pm

Organic food restaurant Sweetgreen has added the ability to apply calorie counts for take-out dishes to Health data when orders are placed through an app -- and it appears to be among the first of its kind.

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Apple issues second public beta of iOS 11 for iPhone, iPad

07/12/2017, 01:07 pm

Registered members of Apple's public beta testing program now have a second pre-release build of iOS 11 available to download, arriving two days after the third developer beta was released.

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Watch: All the new features and fixes introduced with iOS 11 beta 3

07/11/2017, 07:07 pm

Apple on Monday issued a third beta version of its upcoming iOS 11 operating system to developers for testing. In this video, AppleInsider takes a closer look at a few new features and bug fixes that rolled out with the release, including a simplified Notification Center, more intuitive App Switcher on iPad, Safari enhancements and more.

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1Password irks security experts in push toward cloud-based vaults

07/11/2017, 06:07 pm

Over the weekend, a number of security researchers recently took to Twitter to voice their displeasure at AgileBits' decision to push its popular password management service 1Password away from local credential storage to a cloud-based option.

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