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Topic: iOS

Pioneer announces first aftermarket Apple CarPlay systems, coming this summer starting at $700

04/15/2014, 09:04 am

Apple's forthcoming CarPlay standard for in-vehicle dashboards won't be limited to new cars, as Pioneer announced on Tuesday that it will be bringing five aftermarket options for customers to install in their existing vehicles this summer.

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Apple's CarPlay reportedly coming to aftermarket Alpine stereo systems

04/14/2014, 04:04 pm

Consumers looking for a way to take advantage of Apple's new CarPlay infotainment offering without buying a new vehicle may soon be able to do so, as aftermarket manufacturer Alpine is said to preparing a CarPlay-compatible receiver for release later this year.

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Hands on with MakerBot's iOS-connected 5th generation of 3D printers & Digitizer desktop 3D scanner

04/13/2014, 03:04 pm

As the technology behind 3D printing improves, market leader MakerBot continues to expand its lineup of devices, and is working to enhance its connectivity with Apple's iOS ecosystem.

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Samsung's big bet on Android actually a covert strategy to replace Android

04/11/2014, 04:04 pm

Samsung's success in selling the world's leading volumes of phones through intense, expensive marketing efforts appears to be supporting Android as a platform, but Samsung's internal documents show it has plotted for years to compete against Google with its own mobile OS.

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Apple blocks rival streaming services from iAd, expands its own digital ad team

04/11/2014, 02:04 pm

Apple has reportedly banned British iTunes Radio competitor Bloom.fm from advertising on iAd, even as Apple looks set to expand its own digital reach by adding four new creative agencies to its outside advertising team.

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Facebook to remove Messenger from main app to reduce 'friction'

04/09/2014, 09:04 pm

Facebook on Wednesday started sending out notifications to users in Europe regarding the imminent removal of Messenger from the service's flagship iOS and Android apps, a move that will ultimately force users who chat to download the standalone version.

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MLB brings RBI Baseball back with iOS app, Cyber Dust aims to be Snapchat for texts

04/09/2014, 04:04 pm

iPhone and iPad owners have new options for fun and communication after Major League Baseball released R.B.I. Baseball for Apple's mobile devices and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban brought his Snapchat-like test messaging service out of beta.

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New 'mApp' platform helps museums leverage Apple's iBeacons for interactive exhibits

04/08/2014, 02:04 pm

Museum visits may become far more immersive in the future thanks to Dutch microlocation startup LabWerk's new mApp platform, a deployment and management system that allows museums to quickly and easily roll out iBeacon-based interactive exhibits.

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Apple's iOS 7 reaches 87% adoption, still growing faster than Android 4.4 KitKat

04/07/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple has updated its App Store statistics for April, reporting that 87 percent of its users accessing the iTunes Store have now installed its latest iOS 7.

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Review: Parrot's AR.Drone 2.0 makes iPhone aerial reconnaissance easy

04/06/2014, 06:04 am

As one of the most popular iOS-friendly aerial camera platforms available, Parrot's AR.Drone has become a great example of what's possible within Apple's mobile ecosystem. AppleInsider was recently able to spend time with the second-generation version to see if it's worth the $300 price of entry.

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Briefly: Apple updates iPhoto for iOS with print order enhancements, bug fixes

04/03/2014, 08:04 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a minor update to its iPhoto app for iOS, building on an in-app print ordering capability by adding the option to include white borders around selected pictures.

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IFTTT adds iOS push notification support, Faster Than Light comes to iPad

04/03/2014, 04:04 pm

Popular web-based automation and productivity service "If This, Then That" now allows users to add iOS push notifications into their recipes, while computer spaceflight simulator Faster Than Light has come to Apple's iPad.

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Pebble Smartwatch iOS app update brings new Pebble apps, sharing options

04/02/2014, 09:04 pm

Two days after releasing a buggy update to its Pebble Smartwatch iOS app, Pebble on Wednesday pushed out a patched version of the title that offers users all-new apps and sharing capabilities.

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NYT releases NYTNow subscription-based app, Fantastical 2 comes to iPad

04/02/2014, 05:04 pm

Two interesting new developments hit the App Store this week, as the New York Times officially released its iOS-first "NYTNow" subscription app and replacement calendar Fantastical 2 launched a new iPad version.

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Apple updates iWork for iOS, OS X and iCloud with enhanced usability, graphics tweaks

04/01/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a series of updates to the iCloud versions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote, including new iOS and OS X app versions, as the company continues to refine its web-based productivity suite.

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UN uses Apple's iBeacons to create 'virtual minefield' in new awareness exhibit

04/01/2014, 04:04 pm

Visitors to New York's New Museum of Contemporary Art on Friday will be able to get some idea of what it is like to walk through a minefield thanks to a new iBeacon-powered installation sponsored by the United Nations Mine Action Service.

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Apple raises international App Store prices to adjust for exchange rates

03/31/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple on Monday notified developers that App Store pricing for five currencies will be changing within the next 24 hours, with the adjustments serving to acclimate the digital store to fluctuating exchange rates.

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Microsoft takes Office Mobile for iPhone free on launch of Office for iPad

03/27/2014, 07:03 pm

On the heels of Office for iPad's introduction, Microsoft on Thursday dropped subscription requirements for the iPhone version of its productivity suite.

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Apple confirmed to take 30% cut of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions purchased in Office for iPad apps

03/27/2014, 06:03 pm

It was confirmed on Thursday that Apple will garner its stipulated 30 percent share of Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions purchased from the new Office for iPad app, which launched at a special event earlier today.

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Microsoft rumored to debut Enterprise Mobility Suite, Office for iPad on Thursday

03/26/2014, 08:03 pm

Many expect Microsoft to launch Office for iPad on Thursday, but fresh rumors say the company may also make a play for mass device management with a cross-platform Enterprise Mobility Suite, a competitor to Apple's recently released Deployment Programs initiative.

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