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Topic: iOS

The best 3D Touch-enabled apps available for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

09/25/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple released its latest and greatest iPhone on Friday with an all-new pressure-sensitive 3D Touch input system that introduces novel user interactions like "peek and pop," Quick Actions, added gesture control and more. To help get new iPhone 6s owners started, we put together a list of the best apps that take advantage of the handset's unique capabilities.

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Apple's space-saving App Thinning feature delayed due to iCloud issue

09/24/2015, 07:09 pm

Users looking to take advantage of iOS 9 App Thinning, a suite of optimization technologies created to reduce the size of app installs, will have to wait, as Apple announced unavailability of a key component due to an iCloud bug.

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Apple lists top 25 apps affected by XcodeGhost malware infiltration

09/24/2015, 05:09 am

Apple has published a list of the top 25 iOS apps impacted by China's XcodeGhost hack, the next step in a continued effort to rid infected devices of tainted software distributed through the iOS App Store.

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iOS 9 security flaw grants unrestricted access to Photos and Contacts

09/23/2015, 09:09 pm

A video making the rounds this week claims to disclose an iOS 9 security flaw that bypasses a passcode protected lock screen to grant unhindered access to a device's stored photos and contacts.

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Apple issues second betas of iOS 9.1, tvOS, Xcode 7.1 to developers

09/23/2015, 01:09 pm

In conjunction with iOS 9.0.1, Apple on Wednesday also released second betas of iOS 9.1 and tvOS to developers for testing ahead of their public launch.

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Apple releases iOS 9.0.1 with minor fixes for alarms, video playback, setup assistant, more

09/23/2015, 01:09 pm

Just a week after iOS 9 launched to the public, Apple has already followed up with a quick security and maintenance update, addressing a handful of issues that affected the new mobile operating system.

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iOS 9 bug prevents auto-lock for devices using Guided Access accessibility feature

09/23/2015, 11:09 am

iOS 9 contains a bug preventing devices with Guided Access on from auto-locking, which could potentially lead to batteries draining and dying for users who rely on the accessibility feature.

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iOS 9 tips: Free Notification Center alerts from app groupings

09/22/2015, 10:09 pm

Apple's iOS 9 introduces a new Notification Center tweak that allows users to display alerts individually in the order they are received rather than compartmentalizing by app, a change that presents an event "firehose" format common with social media services.

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After China malware infiltration, Apple helps developers ensure their Xcode install is legitimate

09/22/2015, 12:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday issued a notice to developers, informing them how they can make sure their copy of Xcode is legitimate --a precaution necessitated by the appearance of malware on the iOS App Store in China.

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Apple creates mysterious 'eye in speech bubble' emoji for release in iOS 9.1

09/21/2015, 05:09 pm

The upcoming iOS 9.1 and OS X 10.11.1 updates will include a new Apple designed emoji descriptively called "eye in speech bubble," though its meaning and intended use is not yet known.

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iOS 9 adoption is Apple's fastest ever, already installed on more than half of devices

09/21/2015, 08:09 am

iOS 9 is off to a blockbuster start, with more than 50 percent of all iPhone, iPad and iPod touch units already running the latest mobile operating system, making it the fastest adoption in Apple history.

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Apple News app scores exclusive "BIG" content from Wired as iOS 9 hits 36% adoption in 3 days

09/21/2015, 03:09 am

Apple News, an ambitious news-reading app that's new to iOS 9, is already showing off exclusive original content to early adopters of the latest software for iPhones and iPad, demonstrating Apple's serious intent to woo both readers and publishers with a captivating medium for the written word.

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iOS 9 tips: Use Text Replacement to type faster

09/20/2015, 07:09 pm

Using iOS 9's Text Replacement feature, formerly called keyboard shortcuts, can greatly speed up input of commonly used phrases, sentences, or text that is challenging to punch in on the iPhone keyboard.

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iOS 9 Safari content blockers debut to demand, denouncement & a high-profile delisting

09/18/2015, 11:09 pm

This week's launch of iOS 9 also marked the debut of optional content (read: mobile ad) blockers in Apple's Safari browser. The ensuing firestorm has led to a highly emotional debate over intrusive and annoying ads, versus the need for online publishers to make money in order to stay afloat.

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How to fix the iOS 9 'Slide to Upgrade' bug using iTunes

09/18/2015, 06:09 pm

Since the release of iOS 9 this week, a number of users have reported an issue in which their devices are rendered useless by an unresponsive "Slide to Upgrade" screen that appears after installing the new operating system.

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Apple rebranded existing Android app for 'Move to iOS' migration tool, report says

09/18/2015, 01:09 am

An inspection of code in Apple's "Move to iOS" migration tool for Android users, its first app for Google's mobile operating system, reveals the title might be a simple rebranding of software already on offer in the Google Play Store.

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iOS 9 adoption at 12.5% and rising after 24 hours of availability

09/17/2015, 07:09 pm

Adoption of Apple's new iOS 9 mobile operating system reached 12.5 percent approximately 24 hours after launch, one analytics firm claims, a rate on track with last year's iOS 8 debut.

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How to read AppleInsider in iOS 9's News application

09/17/2015, 11:09 am

Apple chose to highlight AppleInsider content in its new News app at this year's WWDC keynote, so it should come as no surprise that you can add us as a source in News after updating your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.

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iOS 9, OS X El Capitan close serious AirDrop vulnerability allowing malware infections

09/17/2015, 11:09 am

iOS 9 and the forthcoming OS X El Capitan address a vulnerability in Apple's AirDrop feature that could allow malware infections and the theft of sensitive data, according to a security researcher.

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Apple updates iMovie with support for 4K video, 3D Touch and more

09/16/2015, 06:09 pm

As part of Wednesday's iOS 9 release, Apple updated its portable version of iMovie with support for editing 4K video and new UI gestures to be introduced alongside iPhone 6s and iPad Pro.

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