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Skype for iOS borrows from Snapchat by adding machine learning-based photo filters

11/09/2017, 02:11 pm

Microsoft has updated Skype for iOS to include new Snapchat-style filters in the iPhone and iPad messaging app, with the additional stickers and photo effects borrowing heavily from Sprinkles, an experimental iPhone camera app that relied on machine learning Microsoft released in April.


Free-to-play 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' and 'PES 2018 Mobile' iPhone games land on the App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 am

Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile's annual refresh adds real time multiplayer with friends.


Apple said to ditch home button for Face ID with thinner bezeled 2018 iPad Pros, but don't expect an OLED display

11/08/2017, 06:11 pm

Apple is said to be working on a "high-end" iPad for release as early as 2018, incorporating facial recognition like in the iPhone X to replace the home button and Touch ID. But unlike the iPhone X, users shouldn't expect the next iPad to have a bright, expensive edge-to-edge OLED screen.


Tips: Bring back iOS app management to the Mac with iMazing 2.5.1

11/08/2017, 12:11 pm

An update to the iOS backup and management application aims to restore the app synchronization functionality that iTunes ditched -- for free.


Pixelmator Pro coming on November 29 for introductory $59, new Vectormator app teased

11/07/2017, 12:11 pm

The Pixelmator developers have turned to Apple's CoreML machine learning toolset, and are releasing image editing suite Pixelmator Pro on November 29 for an introductory price on macOS of $59, with an iPad version coming soon.


Apple unveils second developer betas of iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, macOS 10.13.2, tvOS 11.2

11/06/2017, 01:11 pm

A week after the latch batch of releases, Apple has deployed second developer beta releases of all of its operating systems, including watchOS 4.2. iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2.


Apple's Q4 iPad sales signal second quarter of resumed growth

11/02/2017, 05:11 pm

Apple's iPad sales were up year-over-year for a second quarter in a row during Q4, possibly suggesting that a wide-ranging refresh has paid off.


HomePod will pass Siri queries beyond music playback to linked iPhone or iPad for processing

11/01/2017, 03:11 pm

A delve into the new HomePod firmware, and developer documentation shows that Apple's forthcoming smart speaker will process full Siri queries on a synchronized iPhone or iPad rather than refusing them, or processing them on-device.


GarageBand 2.3 for iOS adds classic drum sequencer, Taiko drums, iPhone X Super Retina support

11/01/2017, 01:11 pm

Apple has deployed an update for the iOS version of GarageBand, with the new version taking advantage of the Super Retina display on the iPhone X, as well as adding a new sound library and a "classic" beat sequencer.


Apple iOS 11.1 now available for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch with 70 new emoji, other improvements

10/31/2017, 01:10 pm

After a month-long testing process, Apple has made available iOS 11.1 including a fix for the KRACK wi-fi exploit, and a large amount of accessibility feature fixes.


Apple designing iPhones, iPads without Qualcomm modems after key testing software withheld

10/30/2017, 08:10 pm

Amidst an international legal fight against Qualcomm, Apple is said to be mulling a decision to drop the chipmaker's modems in next year's iPhone and iPad models after it was denied access to software used to test key communications components.


Apple launches new round of developer betas with iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, tvOS 11.2

10/30/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has started on the next wave of OS release testing, launching developer beta tests for iOS 11.2, watchOS 4.2, and tvOS 11.2 -- suggesting that full releases of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1, and tvOS 11.1 are imminent.


How to fix problems with iOS 11 on your iPhone or iPad

10/25/2017, 02:10 pm

For some, iOS 11 has proven to be problematic -- but not for everyone, and not on every device. Here are a few things to try to (hopefully) clean up some issues before Apple issues a fix in software.


Apple's rapid enterprise growth in Mac, iOS & Apple TV targeted by new Jamf Pro 10 release

10/24/2017, 06:10 pm

Addressing 1,500 attendees at its Jamf Nation User Conference, Jamf CEO Dean Hager announced an October 31 general availability of Jamf Pro 10, the latest version of the company's enterprise device management suite for Macs, iOS devices and Apple TV.


Fifth iOS 11.1, fourth tvOS 11.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 developer betas arrive [u]

10/23/2017, 01:10 pm

Apple has again short-cycled the developer testing release cycle with a new fifth beta of iOS 11.1 accompanying fourth betas of macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 and tvOS 11.1.


Delta allegedly switching flight crew hardware from Surface to iPad in early 2018

10/20/2017, 01:10 pm

Airline Delta is allegedly in the process of switching its staff from Windows-based devices to iOS, with flight attendants set to replace Nokia handsets with the iPhone 7 Plus in early 2018, while pilots will apparently see their Microsoft Surface tablets exchanged for the 10.5-inch iPad Pro.


Apple, Predix team up for industrial gear control and monitoring, GE will standardize on iPhone and iPad

10/18/2017, 09:10 am

Apple and GE have announced a partnership to deliver industrial apps designed to bring data and analytics from GE's Predix's automation platform to the iPhone and iPad -- and GE will now use iOS devices across its employee workforce.


Top iPad apps adding Drag and Drop support within the first month of iOS 11

10/17/2017, 04:10 pm

This summer, Apple unveiled a series of new iOS 11 features specific to iPad, including new Dock navigation and support for Drag and Drop, enabling sophisticated new ways to work with documents between apps. Within its first month of availability, scores of third party developers have already added support to their iPad apps.


Apple issues third developer betas of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4.1 and tvOS 11.1 [u]

10/16/2017, 01:10 pm

Seemingly skipping macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 for now, Apple has issued new betas of iOS 11.1, watchOS 4,1 and tvOS 11.1 a week after the last revision.


Deals: 128GB 9.7" iPad for $399 ($30 off); 2017 13" Touch Bar for $1,699 ($100 off); high-end 2016 15" MacBook Pro $2,099 ($700 off)

10/16/2017, 11:10 am

Mid-October deals on iPads and MacBook Pros have just launched starting with 128GB 9.7" iPads for as low as $399. Apple's current 13" MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is also on sale for $1,699 this week, while the high-end Late 2016 15" MacBook Pro with Radeon 455 graphics is $700 off with no tax outside NY and NJ.