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Topic: iOS

Amazon embraces Apple's ARKit, adds virtual product previews to iOS shopping app

11/02/2017, 10:11 am

Amazon has become the latest major retailer to embrace Apple's ARKit, with an update to its iOS shopping app providing its customers the ability to see how a selection of its products will look within their home using augmented reality.

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Super Mario Run, other apps updated to support iPhone X display and Face ID

11/01/2017, 11:11 pm

With Apple's iPhone X due to launch on Friday, developers, including Apple itself, are rolling out updates to take advantage of the device's larger Super Retina OLED display and unique features like Face ID authentication.

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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.

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Apple issues first public beta of iOS 11.2

11/01/2017, 01:11 pm

Just a few days after the first beta of iOS 11.2 was issued to registered developers, Apple has now supplied members of its public beta program with the pre-release software for iPhone and iPad.

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Woolworths Australia adds rewards card to Apple Wallet app

10/31/2017, 11:10 pm

Australian grocer Woolworths this month became the first retailer in the country to link its rewards card with Apple Wallet, allowing customers to load and redeem points and discounts via the digital wallet system.

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Internet discovers Apple's Photos object detection feature, controversy inevitably ensues

10/30/2017, 10:10 pm

Twitter on Monday caught wind of how specific a now year-old object recognition feature in Apple Photos can get, with users expressing concern over the system's ability to detect "brassieres."

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Watch: 50 most useful Siri commands

10/30/2017, 07:10 pm

Apple's Siri understands a huge number of commands and queries, from relatively simple tasks like turning on HomeKit-connected lights to more complex requests like translating words into foreign languages. AppleInsider went through the list and picked out 50 of the most useful.

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How to delete the apps left over after an iTunes 12.7 install to regain storage on macOS or Windows

10/26/2017, 03:10 pm

Apple's decision to remove the iOS App Store from iTunes as part of the version 12.7 update controversially took away the ability to download apps to a Mac or PC, but all of the locally-stored apps were kept in place. We show you how to delete these files and free up some storage in the process.

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Google engineer proves any iPhone app with permission to access the camera is capable of spying

10/26/2017, 09:10 am

A Google engineer has demonstrated it is possible for a malicious iOS app to spy on a user, with a proof of concept app capable of photographing or recording from both iPhone cameras without the user's knowledge, all by exploiting the permissions granted by the user allowing access to the cameras.

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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.

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Nintendo's "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp" to land on iOS in November

10/25/2017, 01:10 am

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Tuesday announced an all-new "Animal Crossing" game is slated to release on iOS and Android in late November, bringing with it a condensed version of the franchise's popular elements.

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Honda's 2018 Gold Wing is first CarPlay-compatible motorcycle

10/25/2017, 12:10 am

Honda's Gold Wing has a reputation among motorcycle enthusiasts as a gadget-laden -- read bloated -- trailer on two wheels. For 2018, the company is looking to sharpen the edges while retaining many of the comfort-forward features for which the platform is known, which for 2018 includes Apple CarPlay compatibility.

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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.

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Apple Pay goes live in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and United Arab Emirates

10/24/2017, 02:10 am

As promised earlier this year, Apple Pay on Tuesday expanded its international presence with activations in Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Arab Emirates, bringing the total number of countries supporting the service up to 20.

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BNZ flips switch on Apple Pay in New Zealand

10/23/2017, 10:10 pm

The Bank of New Zealand on Tuesday local time activated Apple Pay integration for customers living in New Zealand, making it the second major financial institution to provide support for Apple's service in the region.

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How to: teach Siri to correctly pronounce names on your iPhone

10/22/2017, 08:10 pm

Asking Siri to text or call contacts is one of the virtual assistant's basic functions, but some names can be hard for the system to understand and pronounce. AppleInsider shows you how to ensure correct pronunciation, and contact retrieval, in this video.

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Hands On: LookUp 4.0 for the iPhone and iPad can make browsing a dictionary a pleasure

10/21/2017, 04:10 pm

An updated design makes LookUp fast to use on your iPhone or your iPad, and it even has an Apple Watch implementation -- but it is not the dictionary app for everyone.

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Microsoft revamps Cortana app for iOS with new look, streamlined UI

10/19/2017, 09:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated its Cortana virtual assistant app for iOS, delivering a redesigned user interface that streamlines access to key features like reminders and daily calendars.

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2018 Nissan Rogue comes with Apple CarPlay standard, first U.S. car with ProPilot Assist

10/19/2017, 01:10 am

Nissan this week announced pricing for its upcoming Rogue crossover, saying all trim levels will come standard with the NissanConnect infotainment system featuring Apple CarPlay and Google's Android Auto.

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ANZ first to offer contactless eftpos payments in Australia thanks to Apple Pay

10/17/2017, 08:10 pm

Electronic payment and money transfer network eftpos on Tuesday announced contactless payments, or tap to pay, compatibility with Apple Pay through cards issued by Australia and New Zealand banking group (ANZ), allowing customers the option of paying for items with their checking and savings accounts.

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