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Topic: iOS

Apple provides new iOS design resources compatible with Photoshop and Sketch

01/19/2017, 04:01 pm

Apple on Thursday updated the iOS Human Interface Guidelines on its Developer site to include downloadable graphical templates that help app producers understand and create software using the iOS design language.

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Nintendo says Fire Emblem mobile game 'coming soon' to iOS

01/18/2017, 07:01 pm

After the initial blockbuster success of Nintendo's "Super Mario Run," the Japanese gaming giant on Wednesday announced its second mobile title will be a take on the long-running "Fire Emblem" series.

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Hulu CEO promises offline viewing in coming months as iOS app gets user profiles

01/18/2017, 04:01 pm

Not to be outdone by Netflix, Hulu will be adding support for downloads in the near future, according to the the head of the video streaming service. On Wednesday, meanwhile, the company's iOS app gained support for user profiles, better accommodating the tastes of couples and families.

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Twitter starts looping brief video clips ahead of impending Vine service closure

01/17/2017, 03:01 pm

Twitter has started automatically looping all short videos uploaded to the microblogging service in preparation for the imminent closure of Vine, while also giving users of the video service a little more time to download uploaded clips.

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Roku for iPhone gets 'one-tap' streaming, Evernote app overhauls iOS interface

01/17/2017, 03:01 pm

Roku and Evernote each released major revamps of their iOS apps on Tuesday, the former making it easier to find and launch video streams, the latter simplifying navigation and other features.

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Apple's App Store continues to pay developers more than Google Play, thanks to Chinese iOS users

01/17/2017, 01:01 pm

The App Store remains more profitable for iOS developers than the Google Play store is for Android apps, new estimates reveal, with App Store revenues in China also continuing to climb at a fast pace.

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The best third-party apps for iOS 10 that support Apple's Siri

01/17/2017, 11:01 am

Since the launch of iOS 10 last September, Apple has made it possible for third-party applications to respond to voice commands through its Siri personal assistant. AppleInsider offers a list of some of the the best apps that boast Siri support.

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Apple App Store prices increase 25% in UK, as result of 'Brexit' exchange rate drop

01/17/2017, 09:01 am

Apple will be raising the prices of apps and in-app purchases from the App Store for customers in the United Kingdom, among price changes affecting other regional stores, with currency fluctuations the main cause of the changes.

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What history teaches about Apple's windows of opportunity for 2017

01/16/2017, 11:01 pm

If you listen to groupthink critics on Apple, you'll hear that the company is deeply troubled by too much reliance on iPhone sales, aging Mac Pro and Mini offerings that haven't been updated in years and a stagnating market for iPads that has fallen precipitously since Peak iPad occured in 2014. They're wrong, here's why.

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How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10

01/13/2017, 05:01 pm

Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can't order your favorite apps around by default -- here's how to make it work.

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Revenue from Apple's App Store grows 60% to $5.4 billion

01/13/2017, 03:01 pm

An end-of-year report into non-gaming app revenues reveals a considerable yearly increase, with streaming media apps including Spotify, Netflix, and Pandora contributing heavily to the higher revenue levels seen by Apple's App Store.

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WhatsApp backdoor defeats end-to-end encryption, potentially allows Facebook to read messages [u]

01/13/2017, 12:01 pm

The security of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging service may not be as strong as previously believed, with a reported discovery of a backdoor that potentially allows Facebook see the contents of encrypted messages [updated with statement from WhatsApp].

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Nintendo's new Switch console will allow remote parental controls via Apple's iPhone

01/13/2017, 10:01 am

In announcing its upcoming Switch console this week, Nintendo revealed that parents will have access to extensive controls on how their children play by way of a mobile app available for Apple's iOS.

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Snapchat for iPhone adding universal search bar to speed up interactions

01/13/2017, 10:01 am

Image and video sharing app Snapchat is making itself easier and quicker to navigate by username, via a soon-to-arrive update for iOS introducing a universal search bar that gives access to core functions.

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US appeals court says public has right to sue Apple over App Store exclusivity

01/12/2017, 06:01 pm

A U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that people do indeed have the right to sue Apple over limiting iOS devices to apps from the App Store, potentially paving the way for an open app marketplace in the future.

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Apple seeds iOS 10.2.1 beta 4 to developers and public testers

01/12/2017, 04:01 pm

Just days after Apple seeded a third beta version of iOS 10.2.1 to developers, the company on Thursday issued a fourth iteration of the forthcoming operating system for testing.

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Google updates Maps on iOS with better ridesharing UI, end-to-end Uber integration

01/12/2017, 03:01 pm

Google on Thursday updated its Maps apps for iOS and Android alike with a new, more in-depth ridesharing interface, including deeper integration with Uber that lets people hail a car without switching apps.

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Apple revenues from iOS ecosystem should exceed $1 trillion this year, analyst says

01/12/2017, 03:01 am

According to independent analyst Horace Dediu, Apple's iOS hardware ecosystem and related services is on schedule to generate a cumulative $1 trillion sometime in 2017, a milestone for a consumer product.

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One Drop launches Chrome Blood Glucose Monitoring with HealthKit on Apple's online store

01/11/2017, 04:01 pm

One Drop on Wednesday launched the Chrome Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit on Apple's online store, offering a heavily iOS-based option for people suffering from diabetes.

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Rejected by Apple a year ago, 'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' accepted into App Store with no changes

01/11/2017, 03:01 pm

Cult indie game The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is now available to download from the App Store, after previously being rejected by Apple over themes of violence towards children.

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