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Topic: iOS

Apple looks to simplify development of iPhone apps with acquisition of Vancouver-based Buddybuild

01/02/2018, 03:01 pm

Developer support service Buddybuild announced that it has ben acquired by Apple, where its personnel will join the Xcode team in creating developer tools for iOS apps.

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Get these essential apps for your new iPhone or iPad

12/25/2017, 12:12 pm

If you're lucky enough to be given a new iPhone this holiday season, or used gift money towards buying the devices, the first thing on your mind is deciding what apps to download. To help you decide, AppleInsider has put together a list of essential apps that you really should consider using on your brand new hardware.

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AppleInsider's official iOS app updated to support iPhone X edge-to-edge display

12/21/2017, 11:12 am

Owners of Apple's latest and greatest iPhone X can now take advantage of its edge-to-edge OLED display in the official AppleInsider app, which is now available to download on the App Store.

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Apple issues second public betas of iOS 11.2.5 & tvOS 11.2.5

12/20/2017, 02:12 pm

Hot on the heels of its latest developer seeds, Apple on Wednesday released second public betas of iOS 11.2.5 for iPhones and iPads, and tvOS 11.2.5 for the Apple TV.

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Apple's project 'Marzipan' will let iOS apps run on the Mac in 2018 - report

12/20/2017, 10:12 am

As a way to bolster software offerings on Mac, Apple is reportedly planning to blur the lines between its macOS and iOS platforms, allowing iPhone and iPad apps from the hugely successful iOS App Store to run on a Mac.

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Review: 'Bridge Constructor Portal' for iOS brings new ideas to the building puzzle genre

12/19/2017, 07:12 pm

"Bridge Constructor Portal" brings the construction gameplay of "Bridge Constructor" to the "Portal" franchise, resulting in an enjoyable puzzle game that fans of both games will enjoy playing through.

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Google Hangouts, Philips Hue app updated for iPhone X

12/19/2017, 05:12 pm

Developers on Tuesday continued efforts to support Apple's iPhone X, with Google updating its Hangouts chat app and Philips refreshing its Hue lighting control software to take advantage of the phone's edge-to-edge OLED screen.

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Apple issues second developer betas of iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, and tvOS 11.2.5

12/19/2017, 01:12 pm

Registered members of Apple's developer program can now access the second pre-release beta builds of all four of the company's major platforms, with new iOS, watchOS and tvOS builds joining a macOS beta that launched earlier this week.

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App Store review ridiculousness: Apple rejects AppleInsider's iPhone X app update because of news story about jailbreaking

12/19/2017, 08:12 am

Apple's strict control of the App Store and content available on it continues to be both a blessing and a curse, as AppleInsider itself discovered this week, when the iPhone X update for our app was rejected simply because we published a news story about jailbreaking.

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'Rainbrow' game uses the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera to monitor player's eyebrow movements

12/18/2017, 10:12 am

A new game made specifically for the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera is available to download from the App Store, with 'Rainbrow' using the sensor array as a game controller by monitoring the user's eyebrows in one of the more novel applications of the imaging hardware.

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Alibaba researchers reportedly jailbreak iOS 11.2.1 on iPhone X

12/15/2017, 06:12 pm

Security researchers at Alibaba's Pandora Labs claims to have jailbroken Apple's recently released iOS 11.2.1 running on iPhone X, proving the latest version of the operating system contains vulnerabilities open to exploit.

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Celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with discounts on games for macOS and iOS

12/14/2017, 08:12 pm

To celebrate the release of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' in cinemas, games linked to the major movie franchise offer discounts or free items as a bonus to their players. AppleInsider has collected some of the better offers available on Mac, iPhone, and iPad, so you can continue your 'Star Wars' experience long after watching the latest installment.

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Cisco debuts Cisco Security Connector app for enterprise iOS deployments

12/14/2017, 08:12 pm

As part of its partnership Apple, Cisco on Thursday released a new security app for iOS, called Cisco Security Connector, designed to give enterprise customers deep insight into, and control over, network activity in large device deployments.

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Take a movie theater bathroom break at the perfect time with RunPee app for iPhone

12/14/2017, 07:12 pm

This weekend's highly anticipated release of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" clocks in with an epic-length runtime of 2 hours and 32 minutes. That's a lot of Star Wars action for your eyeballs, but can your bladder handle it? If not, the iPhone app RunPee is here to help.

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Apple seeds first public betas of iOS 11.2.5 & tvOS 11.2.5

12/14/2017, 02:12 pm

Apple on Thursday issued the first public betas for two of its next planned point releases, iOS 11.2.5 and tvOS 11.2.5.

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Apple details indoor maps coverage of 34 airports, multiple malls

12/13/2017, 10:12 pm

Apple started implementing indoor mapping data with iOS 11, offering users a new navigation aid for major airports and large malls. While rollout has been slow, the company on Wednesday compiled a list of the 43 indoor locations where users can take advantage of the feature.

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Redbox On Demand is rental service's second attempt at internet streaming

12/13/2017, 09:12 pm

Redbox, known for its DVD and Blu-Ray rental kiosks, is making a second attempt at internet streaming with Redbox On Deman, a service that looks to take on industry incumbents Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

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Apple releases first iOS 11.2.5, watchOS 4.2.2, tvOS 11.2.5 betas

12/13/2017, 04:12 pm

On the heels of Wednesday's release of iOS 11.2.1, Apple issued new beta versions of iOS, watchOS and tvOS, all of which are thought to include minor performance updates and bug fixes.

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Platformer 'Fez,' puzzler 'Life is Strange' arrive on App Store for iPhone, iPad

12/13/2017, 03:12 pm

Two games that made a name for themselves on consoles and PC have made their way to the iPhone and iPad, with 'Fez Pocket Edition' now available to download from the App Store, while 'Life is Strange' will arrive on iPhone and iPad from Dec. 14.

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Bank documentation hints at Brazilian Apple Pay launch

12/12/2017, 12:12 am

Documentation seen by Itau Unibanco customers on Monday suggest Apple is on the verge of launching Apple Pay in Brazil, which was first rumored to gain access to the mobile payments service nearly two years ago.

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