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Topic: iOS

How to start an iOS 8 Family Sharing account to share apps, music, movies & more

09/18/2014, 08:09 am

Once users are running iOS 8 on their iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, they'll be able to share all iTunes account purchases, including apps, music and movies, between up to six people in their family.

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Apple says incapable of decrypting iOS 8 user data, even for government agencies

09/17/2014, 11:09 pm

Among the privacy policies outlined by Apple in a new privacy policy webpage on Wednesday is an iOS 8 feature that makes it technically impossible for the company to decrypt a device to harvest user data, even if law enforcement agencies request it.

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Apple updates iWork for iOS suite with support for iOS 8, stability fixes

09/17/2014, 09:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple rolled out updates for its iWork productivity app suite, bringing the titles up to speed with the company's latest mobile operating system.

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Apple updates iMovie for iOS with new filters, speed controls, Photo app integration, more

09/17/2014, 08:09 pm

Continuing its ongoing first-party iOS app updates, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of iMovie that introduces a slew of editing features alongside support for iOS 8.

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Dive into iOS 8 with these handy tips for iPhone and iPad

09/17/2014, 06:09 pm

In preparation of Wednesday's iOS 8 release, AppleInsider dug in and compiled a set of tips and tricks to help iPhone and iPad owners take full advantage of all the new features and functions baked in to Apple's latest mobile OS.

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How to make the most of iOS 8's new built-in camera features

09/17/2014, 06:09 pm

The iPhone is possibly the most popular camera of any kind in the world, and Apple has made a number of improvements to iOS's built-in camera app that give mobile photographers even more control. AppleInsider took a look at how users can take advantage of the new features.

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Apple releases iPhone user guide in iBooks

09/17/2014, 05:09 pm

Following the public release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple has published its official iPhone User Guide for the new mobile OS on iBooks, making the digital document available on both desktop and portable devices.

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How to install a third-party keyboard on an iPhone or iPad running iOS 8

09/17/2014, 04:09 pm

With iOS 8 now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, users can for the first time ever install third-party keyboards that can be utilized system-wide for new ways of inputting text and other characters.

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How to navigate the new Mail gestures and data features in iOS 8

09/17/2014, 03:09 pm

With the iOS 8 Mail app, Apple introduces new gestures for easier one-handed navigation and control, fresh message management options and deeper integration with Notification Center.

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Customize Notification Center with new widget support in iOS 8

09/17/2014, 03:09 pm

Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system gives users the ability to add third-party widgets to Notification Center for the first time since the feature's introduction. AppleInsider took a look at what developers can do with the new functionality and how users can take advantage of it.

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Apple issues iOS 8 compatibility updates for Beats Music, Find My Friends, others

09/17/2014, 02:09 pm

In sync with the public rollout of its next-generation mobile operating system, Apple on Wednesday released updates for each of its first-party iOS apps that bring minor tweaks and fixes for compatibility with iOS 8.

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Master iOS 8 Messages with time saving features for sending audio, video, images & text

09/17/2014, 02:09 pm

One of the more robust additions to Apple's iOS 8 is the Messages app, which gets a bevy of new functions including inline audio and video messaging, group chats and advanced image sharing.

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How to use iOS 8 Continuity between your iPhone & iPad for calls, texts, apps & more

09/17/2014, 01:09 pm

Once updated to iOS 8, recent iPhones and iPads will play nicely with each other, allowing users to do new functions like answering a phone call or sending an SMS message via their iPhone without having to put down their iPad, or start an email on one device before finishing it on the other.

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Apple launches iOS 8 for iPhone & iPad with third-party keyboards, widgets, Continuity & more

09/17/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple's hotly anticipated free iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad is now available to download, giving users access to a wide range of new features including third-party keyboard support, Notification Center widgets, extensions, Hey Siri hands-free voice activation, and much more.

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Apple pulling HealthKit-enabled apps from the App Store - report [u]

09/17/2014, 01:09 pm

With the public release of iOS 8 looming, Apple has begun removing apps that take advantage of the new HealthKit API from the App Store, a move that is said to have been prompted by ongoing problems with new health data tracking system.

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How to enable and use 'Hey Siri' handsfree mode in iOS 8

09/17/2014, 12:09 pm

Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant Siri becomes even more powerful with iOS 8, including an entirely hands-free mode that allows users to ask questions and accomplish tasks by simply first saying the words "Hey, Siri."

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Apple's new Watch, Apple Pay and iPhone 6 met with nervous mocking by competitors

09/16/2014, 07:09 pm

Every new product Apple unveiled last week has ignited vocal, public derision from a series of threatened competitors, including Samsung, luxury watch maker LVMH and PayPal. However, their attempts to direct attention away from Apple may likely backfire, just like earlier attempts to demonize Siri, Maps, iCloud and Touch ID.

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Apple Pay sparks inter-bank battle to be consumers' default choice

09/16/2014, 09:09 am

Major U.S. banks are set to engage in an advertising dogfight --designed to sway consumers' choice of their default Apple Pay card --as they look to take advantage of the simple one-touch mobile payment flow found on Apple's next-generation iPhones to boost profits.

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Apple's HealthKit powering ambitious new medical trials at Stanford, Duke

09/15/2014, 09:09 am

Apple's new HealthKit tools in iOS 8 are the centerpiece of two separate medical trials about to kick off at prominent U.S. hospitals, aiming to help in treatment of diabetes, cancer and heart disease.

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Apple Watch, AirDrop, iBeacon & Continuity coax advanced features from Bluetooth & WiFi

09/15/2014, 04:09 am

Over the past few years, Apple has released a series of OS technologies that connect devices using Bluetooth, WiFi or a combination of the two wireless technologies. Here's how the new Apple Watch--as well as AirDrop, iBeacon and the new Continuity features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite--work to deliver simple, efficient and fast wireless connectivity, in marked contrast to Google's rival efforts for Android.

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