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Topic: iOS

BitTorrent Now streaming app launches for Apple TV, iOS

07/14/2016, 09:07 pm

BitTorrent Now, a new streaming app billed as "an artist-first, people-powered platform, focused on creativity and community rather than abundance," has launched for iOS devices and on Apple TV.


Batman: Arkham Underworld lets gamers take control of Gotham's underground on iPhone

07/14/2016, 10:07 am

The newest Batman mobile title for Apple's iOS extends the lore and story of the Arkham Asylum console and computer game franchise, and features the lead Batman: The Animated Series voice actor.


Latest iOS 10 beta enables support for live broadcasting

07/13/2016, 04:07 pm

The latest iOS 10 beta appears to open up live streaming support for apps, as Apple originally promised during June's Worldwide Developer Conference.


New Apple-exclusive interface arrives in ABC streaming TV revamp

07/13/2016, 11:07 am

In a move to appeal to cable cutters, ABC has refreshed its streaming video service with a new user interface designed specifically for Apple's iOS and tvOS, as well as more on-demand content and an expansion of markets eligible for a local live feed.


European expansion of Pokemon Go commences with launch in Germany

07/13/2016, 09:07 am

The Pokémon Go App Store domination continues, with the German launch of the game seeing server overloads similar to the game's blockbuster U.S. launch.


Pokemon Go players sacrifice full Google account access, pair of fixes coming soon

07/12/2016, 10:07 am

Amid revelations that the popular Pokémon Go game for iPhone offers universal access to Google accounts, Google and Niantic have said that user emails and other sensitive data are not being harvested, and that a pair of fixes are incoming.


Pokemon GO is earning Apple's App Store 3x as much money as Nintendo

07/11/2016, 08:07 pm

App Store chart-topping downloads of the hit game Pokemon GO have sent Nintendo's stock soaring, adding more than $7 billion to its market capitalization. However, the Japanese gaming icon is reportedly earning significantly less from app-related sales than Apple is from its App Store cut.


Nintendo's hugely successful 'Pokemon Go' expected to launch soon in Europe, Japan

07/11/2016, 10:07 am

The first mobile Pokémon title for iOS and Android has proven to be a wild success, helping to boost shares of Nintendo stock after a pervasive slide, with the game on track to expand to Europe, Japan and more in the coming days.


Apple and the Bot War on Apps

07/10/2016, 10:07 pm

A new media narrative is unfolding, replete with statistics all seeking to provide evidence that Apple's success with native apps is over. There's no clear agreement on what exactly will take over--Chat Bots, Voice Assistants, the Web, Augmented Reality or some new and unknown successor--but it is clear that the loser must be Apple. It has to be, because it's desperately needed by Apple's rivals.


Apple to open iOS App Development Center in Italy this October

07/08/2016, 11:07 am

Apple's CFO Luca Maestri has declared Italy's University of Naples Federico II as the location for Europe's first iOS coding talent incubator, set to open its doors in just a few months.


Apple Maps adds 29 Flyover locations, expands traffic and transit

07/08/2016, 03:07 am

Continuing its perpetual Apple Maps feature rollout, Apple on Thursday activated Flyover imagery for 29 new locations, while adding traffic and transit data for multiple international locales including Chile and Vatican City.


Why Apple's Transit Maps are rolling out so slowly

07/07/2016, 02:07 pm

A year ago, Apple launched Transit directions in iOS 9 Maps, but so far there's only a limited number of cities worldwide that support the new feature. Here's why.


Apple releases first public betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra [u]

07/07/2016, 11:07 am

Fulfilling a promise it made at WWDC in June, Apple has released the first public betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra on Thursday, giving an early glimpse at software that won't be finished until sometime this fall. [Updated]


Apple Pay launches in Switzerland with Visa and Mastercard support

07/07/2016, 01:07 am

As promised in June, Apple on Thursday introduced its in-house payments solution Apple Pay to customers in Switzerland, offering initial support for both Visa and Mastercard credit cards.


Apple's second iOS 10 beta includes unencrypted 32-bit bootloader, RAM Disk, more

07/06/2016, 07:07 pm

Apple turned heads in June when it released a preview version of iOS 10 containing an unencrypted kernel cache, a significant shift in software security policy meant to streamline system performance, and analysis shows the company is building on those efforts with the second beta release.


Walmart Pay now available at all Walmart locations in US

07/06/2016, 06:07 pm

Walmart on Wednesday announced it recently completed the nationwide rollout of in-house mobile payments service Walmart Pay, a system promised to one day support third-party digital wallets like Apple Pay.


Apple issues fifth betas of iOS 9.3.3, OS X 10.11.6 & tvOS 9.2.2 to developers, public testers

07/06/2016, 12:07 pm

Just a week after the fourth betas arrived, Apple has provided both developers and public testers with fifth pre-release betas of iOS 9.3.3 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, forthcoming maintenance and security updates.


Pokemon Go rolls out to iOS App Store, available in select US locations

07/06/2016, 12:07 am

Nintendo and Niantic Labs on Tuesday surprised with a limited rollout of anticipated augmented reality game Pokémon Go, making the title available for download in Australia, New Zealand and certain U.S. markets.


Nintendo might build hardware controllers for iPhone and iPad

07/05/2016, 09:07 pm

After launching its first iOS app, Japanese gaming giant Nintendo is looking to further diversify beyond consoles and first-party handhelds with a potential move into mobile hardware, specifically a controller add-on for smartphones and tablets.


First look: Register as an organ donor with Donate Life America in Apple's iOS 10 Health app

07/05/2016, 02:07 pm

Apple's newly released second beta of iOS 10 makes it easy for iPhone users to register with Donate Life America as an organ donor. Here's where to find it and how it works.