08/27/2015, 10:08 pm
Google on Thursday informed developers of a five-line bit of code crafted to sidestep Apple's upcoming App Transport Security encryption feature in iOS 9 by creating HTTPS exceptions, which could in some cases block mobile ads from appearing.
08/25/2015, 07:08 pm
A study published on Tuesday shows consumers are largely indifferent to high profile automotive infotainment initiatives from Apple and Google, instead exhibiting considerably more interest in practical car technology like blind spot detection and lumbar seat adjustment.
08/20/2015, 12:08 pm
Last week's release of iOS 8.4.1 brought more than just Apple Music fixes -- it also patched a previously undisclosed hole in the app sandbox that made it possible for iOS devices operating in managed environments to unknowingly leak configuration and credential data to other third-party apps.
08/19/2015, 07:08 pm
In a change to its Apple Maps Acknowledgements webpage, Apple revealed an initial list of data providers used to populate the upcoming transit mapping feature in Maps for iOS 9, as well as two new aggregators of business listings.
08/17/2015, 08:08 pm
Slack Technologies founder and CEO Stewart Butterfield on Monday revealed plans to invest in artificial intelligence with an eye on virtual assistant tech for work groups, while calling Apple's solution "nearly useless."
08/17/2015, 01:08 am
Apple is reportedly facing pushback as it tries to roll out Apple Pay in Australia, as major banks in the region are reluctant to cede a slice of the AU$2 billion they take in with interchange fees in exchange for technology some say is already available in the country.
08/13/2015, 06:08 pm
A week after updating its TestFlight app evaluation tool with support for iOS 9, Apple on Thursday added a backend feature that allows developers to seed beta builds of their apps to users outside of their dev teams.
08/13/2015, 01:08 pm
Apple on Thursday released to the public iOS 8.4.1, a maintenance and security update that the company said fixes issues with its recently launched Apple Music streaming subscription service related to playlists, iCloud Music Library, offline music and more.
08/12/2015, 05:08 pm
An unannounced feature rolling out in Apple's upcoming iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan operating systems will let users view up-to-date airline flight status, as well as a preview of projected flight paths, using specially crafted data detectors.
08/12/2015, 09:08 am
Law enforcement officials have continued to make their case against the new, heftier encryption introduced last year by Apple and Google for their respective mobile operating systems, charging once again that the changes are standing in the way of capturing murderers, pedophiles, sex traffickers, and terrorists.
08/11/2015, 07:08 pm
Apple on Tuesday updated its Maps Flyover availability webpage to reflect the addition of 21 cities including multiple destinations in France and a handful of sites in Mexico, among others.
08/11/2015, 01:08 pm
With this fall's release of iOS 9, Apple will allow users to natively block content in mobile Safari for the first time -- a change which at least one study believes will be a "game changer" in an industry that already costs publishers more than $20 billion per year.
08/10/2015, 11:08 pm
With its origins at NeXT, Big Nerd Ranch is one of the more respected iOS app development companies in the world. At a recent coding retreat put on by BNR, I survived seven days of the most intensive programming instruction of my life, and lived to write about it.
08/09/2015, 07:08 am
One of the most notable -- albeit least trumpeted -- user-facing enhancements in iOS 9 is the new back button, which lets you quickly return to where you were when following links between apps. Confused how it works? Here's a concise explainer.
08/08/2015, 12:08 pm
The best has gotten even better with DJI's new Phantom 3 Professional, a drone that captures stunning, super-smooth 4K video from the skies. But it's the new controller with Lightning cable support, as well as a revamped iOS app, that truly bring this accessory to new heights.
08/06/2015, 11:08 pm
Coding for Apple devices just got a little easier for thousands of developers in China, as a group of more than 100 programmers recently wrapped up an open source Mandarin Chinese translation of Apple's Swift programming language.
08/06/2015, 05:08 pm
Apple's dedicated iCloud Drive iOS app for managing cloud assets, introduced with the first developer iOS 9 beta in June, is being advertised as ready to install on public beta builds released on Thursday.
Latest iOS 9 betas automatically detects, switches away from weak Wi-Fi signals, adds AT&T Wi-Fi calling
08/06/2015, 05:08 pm
Two small but critical additions to the new iOS 9 betas released on Thursday include "Wi-Fi Assist," a feature built to prevent iPhones from latching onto poor Wi-Fi connections, and Wi-Fi calling for AT&T network customers.
08/06/2015, 04:08 pm
Microsoft on Thursday released an early version of Windows Bridge for iOS, a set of tools that will allow developers to port iOS apps to Windows.
08/06/2015, 01:08 pm
Apple on Thursday released a fifth beta of iOS 9 to developers, arriving a little over two weeks after the previous one. The company simultaneously released a matching beta of watchOS 2.