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Topic: iOS

Apple releases iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1 & watchOS 4.3.2 [u]

07/09/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 11.4.1, HomePod 11.4.1, watchOS 4.3.2 and tvOS 11.4.1, cleaning up most of its major platforms. The iOS update is of particular interest for security conscious users, as it marks the first publicly available firmware to include Apple's new USB Restricted Mode.

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App Roundup: GarageBand for iOS, CMV Pro, Tinder, Sygic, more!

07/07/2018, 09:07 am

New apps and updates to existing releases arrive in the App Store and other digital marketplaces all the time, but there's just too many to keep track on all of them. AppleInsider has compiled a list of some of the iOS and macOS app updates from the last week that may be worth a look.

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Hands on: Create your own Siri commands with Shortcuts in iOS 12

07/06/2018, 07:07 pm

Shortcuts is a hotly anticipated iOS 12 app that lets users create powerful macros built on the lattice of Workflow, the automation app Apple acquired not long ago. With an invite-only beta now live, AppleInsider takes a look at how the application works, how to create your own shortcuts, and how to invoke them via Siri.

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How to use Continuity Camera in macOS Mojave and iOS 12

07/06/2018, 12:07 pm

Continuity Camera is a new feature in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave that allows users to easily insert photos and scans into documents on their Mac from their iPhone or iPad. AppleInsider shows you how to use the image-capturing function.

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NSO Group employee allegedly stole, attempted to sell 'Pegasus' iOS malware for $50M

07/06/2018, 12:07 am

A disgruntled employee at NSO Group, an organization that creates tools to exploit iPhones and other mobile devices, allegedly stole the firm's infamous "Pegasus" code and tried to sell it to unauthorized buyers for upwards of $50 million in cryptocurrency.

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iOS 12's Siri Shortcuts app goes live for developers only

07/05/2018, 02:07 pm

Developers can now request access to an early version of Apple's Shortcuts app, which lets iOS 12 owners create custom automations triggered through Siri.

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Apple details history of App Store on its 10th anniversary

07/05/2018, 02:07 pm

The App Store launched in July of 2008, ten years ago next week, and to celebrate Apple on Thursday marked how far the store has come in its first decade by offering a brief history painted by the words of developers who sell their wares on the marketplace.

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Apple issues second public beta of iOS 12 [u: tvOS 12 also available]

07/05/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has released the second public beta for iOS 12, providing testers willing to try out the next-generation iPhone and iPad operating system on their devices ahead of this fall's launch.

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How to turn 'Hey Siri' on and off on your iPhone and iPad

07/04/2018, 11:07 am

Apple's "Hey Siri" function may be handy for most users, but there are times when you don't want it to activate and cause an interruption. AppleInsider explains how to prevent the hands-free voice prompt from activating, and how to turn it back on again.

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Everything new in iOS 12 beta 3 for iPhone and iPad

07/03/2018, 07:07 pm

Apple included a number of changes in the latest beta of iOS 12, the biggest of which include updated mapping data, new animated Activities stickers in Messages and a load of bug fixes.

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Apple issues third developer betas for iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5 [u]

07/03/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has released its third round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, providing testers with new builds of iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12.

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More than 75% of Nintendo's $60M Super Mario Run global revenues came from iOS

07/02/2018, 06:07 pm

Nintendo's mobile "Run" adaptation of its Super Mario franchise was introduced with great fanfare at the introduction of iPhone 7 in September 2016. It has since reached $60 million in revenue globally, but more than three quarters of that has come from Apple's App Store versus Android and Google Play.

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How to offload apps to reclaim wasted space on your iPhone and iPad

07/02/2018, 02:07 pm

The last thing anyone wants in the summer is to find out they can't take any more photos or videos of special occasions because their iOS device's storage is at maximum capacity, clogged up by large apps. AppleInsider shows how to use iOS functions to get rid of apps that take up too much space.

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Fifth iOS 11.4.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 betas provided to developers

07/02/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple has pushed out the fifth developer betas of iOS 11.4.1 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, one week after the previous beta batch was provided for testing ahead of a public release expected this summer.

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Apple's new macOS Mojave optimizes the Mac for iOS users, not PC switchers

07/02/2018, 09:07 am

Many industry pundits have fixated on how Macs are going to somehow merge with iOS, or seem to be confused about whether Apple wants PC buyers to upgrade to a Mac or an iPad. Some suggest the answer is a cheap Mac or macOS netbook. But as Apple's new macOS Mojave makes clear: they're wrong, here's why.

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Ten days after launching in Poland, Apple Pay has vastly outpaced Google Pay uptake

07/01/2018, 10:07 am

Despite very small overall marketshare for iPhone in Poland, where Android reportedly makes up 64 percent of all smartphones in use, the newly launched Apple Pay has been a tremendous hit, reaching around 200,000 users in its first ten days.

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App Roundup: Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery, iTunes Remote, iPastels 3, Pokemon Quest, more!

06/30/2018, 07:06 am

In the constantly-changing landscape of the App Store and the software marketplace, new apps and updates to existing titles are announced all the time. AppleInsider highlights some of the more notable app introductions and software updates for iOS and macOS that surfaced in the past week.

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Hundreds of iOS apps leaking data due to misconfigured Firebase backends, report says

06/29/2018, 06:06 pm

Some 2,200 unsecured Firebase databases have caused more than 3,000 iOS and Android apps to leak user data, exposing over 100 million records including plaintext passwords, health information, GPS location data and more, security researchers say.

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How to turn Live Photos into animated GIFs in iOS

06/28/2018, 03:06 pm

Taken a Live Photo on your iPhone or iPad and want to share it around on social media as a GIF, potentially creating a meme in the process? AppleInsider shows how to convert the clip into one of the most commonly used animated image formats found online.

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DC Universe will stream superhero TV shows, movies, comics to iOS, Apple TV

06/28/2018, 01:06 pm

DC Entertainment has revealed more details about DC Universe, its entry into the streaming video marketplace, providing access to TV shows, movies, and other content featuring DC superheroes, while also opening up the subscription service in beta.

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