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Topic: iOS

Dallas Cowboys star sees birth of son thanks to Apple's FaceTime

08/09/2013, 02:08 pm

When his son Austin was born on Monday, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr wasn't able to be there in person, so he turned to Apple's FaceTime video chat as the next-best option.

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The iPhone Patent Wars: Early patent skirmishes of Apple, Inc., in pictures

08/09/2013, 08:08 am

The iPhone Patent Wars have now been raging for nearly four years, not in the competitive market for smartphone sales, but rather in contentions over intellectual property, expressed in the government-enforced monopolies over inventions known as patents.

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Google Play Books for iOS updated with textbook rental support

08/08/2013, 09:08 pm

Google on Thursday updated its iBooks-like Google Play Books port, bringing in-app rentals, highlighting and note taking for scanned books, as well as other features to the iOS title.

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Roku set-top boxes can now stream iOS video content to TVs

08/08/2013, 07:08 pm

In an update to its iOS app on Thursday, Roku added the ability to stream content stored on an iPhone, iPad or iPod directly to a number of its set-top TV products.

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Google now popping up new banner ads in iPhone Google Maps searches

08/08/2013, 04:08 pm

Seeking to monetize mobile users at least as effectively as it does the web, Google is now popping up lower banner ads during Google Maps searches.

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Exclusive: Hidden contacts revealed within Apple's iOS in the Car

08/08/2013, 06:08 am

A closer examination of iOS in the Car, unveiled at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference last month, reveals both a deeper glimpse at its user interface and indicates it's actually a real product, not just a conceptual demo.

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Twitter introduces two-step verification with iOS app update

08/06/2013, 05:08 pm

In a point update to its native iOS app on Tuesday, Twitter brings a host of upgrades to users, including a new photo gallery view, improved search and enhanced security with two-step verification.

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Apple seeds fifth beta of iOS 7 to developers with new Control Center options

08/06/2013, 01:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday provided its development community with the fifth pre-release beta of iOS 7 for iPhone and iPad, providing the latest bug fixes and improvements for testing, as well as a new setting that allows users to disable access to Control Center from within apps.

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CBS spat with Time Warner Cable extends outage to network's official iPad, iPhone apps

08/05/2013, 08:08 am

A contract dispute between CBS and Time Warner Cable has prevented millions of customers not only from viewing CBS channels on their television set, but also through the network's official applications for iPad and iPhone.

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Samsung's vetoed push for an ITC ban against Apple, Inc., in pictures

08/05/2013, 06:08 am

While efforts by Apple and Samsung to enforce their respective patent rights are often equated as back-and-forth arguments among twin giants who irrationally refuse to settle their legal disputes rather than innovate and compete in the market, there's a vast difference between the legitimacy of their respective intellectual property claims and what each company is demanding.

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President Obama vetoes Samsung ban on Apple, Inc. iPhones, iPads

08/03/2013, 03:08 pm

Acting on behalf of the Obama administration, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced it would veto the ban on older iPhone and iPad models ordered by International Trade Commission.

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Survey: 95% of developers working to support iOS 7, over half will require it

08/03/2013, 03:08 pm

App Store developers overwhelmingly see iOS 7 as important to support, with 95 percent saying they are actively updating their existing apps to support Apple's new software, and 52 percent likely to require iOS 7 in order to work.

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Evidence suggests 'Infinity Blade 3' may already be in development

08/03/2013, 12:08 am

While an anticipated spin-off to the "Infinity Blade" franchise was officially cancelled in July, new evidence suggests iOS developer ChAIR may be actively working on an as-yet-unannounced third installment of the successful gaming series.

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Apple hiring Maps experts, iOS 7 will recruit users to 'Help Improve Maps' with Frequent Locations

08/02/2013, 04:08 pm

While Apple is actively recruiting for scores of new full time jobs related to Maps, it also plans to enlist the support of its installed base of 400 million iOS users with an opt-in invitation to "Help Improve Maps" in iOS 7.

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Android gets Find My iPhone-like feature 3 years after Apple

08/02/2013, 02:08 pm

Google's Android platform has largely caught up to Apple's iOS in at least one respect: Android device owners will soon be able to track the location of their phone much in the same way iPhone owners have been able to do since 2010.

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Apple Store app for iOS now giving away paid apps for free

08/02/2013, 11:08 am

Apple began pushing free content to its Apple Store iOS app on Friday, with users now able to download a typically paid app for free.

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OpenTable will enable diners to pay for meals through its iPhone app

08/02/2013, 08:08 am

Waiting for a check at a restaurant may soon become a thing of the past, as online reservation giant OpenTable has begun testing its own mobile payments system, allowing diners to settle their tab directly from their iPhone.

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Fllu offers cash to "organically" promote Samsung's push for proprietary Android apps

08/01/2013, 04:08 pm

Users contributing Android bug reports to the StackOverflow developer community were offered cash in exchange for "organically" directing interest to a promotion aimed at creating Android apps with features that only work on certain Samsung phones.

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Focused on apps, Apple's iOS 7 provides a sneak peak at new sharing icons

08/01/2013, 06:08 am

Apple's upcoming iOS 7 introduces a bright, clean new visual appearance that strips away much of the shadowing and gloss that Apple introduced into the computing mainstream with iPhone six years ago, particularly evident in its new social sharing app icons.

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Apple's iOS 7 to patch 'power adapter' security flaw demonstrated at Black Hat convention

07/31/2013, 10:07 pm

Apple said it will roll out a fix to a relatively obscure security flaw that allows hackers to access sensitive information on an iPhone or iPad via a "modified charger," with the patch already instituted in the latest iOS 7 beta.

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