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Topic: iOS

Epic Games pulls pioneering 'Infinity Blade' trilogy from iOS App Store

12/10/2018, 07:12 pm

Epic Games, developers of worldwide phenomenon Fortnite, on Monday pulled all titles attached to its venerable iOS franchise "Infinity Blade" from the App Store, citing difficulties to maintain support for the apps.

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Apple commences developer beta testing of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, macOS 10.14.3, and watchOS 5.1.3

12/10/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple has restarted the beta testing cycle once more after its latest batch of public releases, providing developers the first builds of iOS 12.1.2, tvOS 12.1.2, macOS 10.14.3, and watchOS 5.1.3.

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Some iPhone apps handing precise location data to as many as 40 businesses

12/10/2018, 10:12 am

Despite Apple's strict controls on privacy, a number of iOS apps are not only tracking precise location information on anonymized users but sharing it with third-party businesses -- sometimes dozens of them, a report revealed on Monday.

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Apple Store app for iOS lets users check product availability and order status with their voice

12/05/2018, 10:12 pm

Alongside a pair of software updates for iOS and macOS, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of its Apple Store app for iOS with support for Siri Shortcuts.

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Scientific community up in tentacles over Apple's 'upside down' squid emoji

12/05/2018, 07:12 pm

Apple's artistic decisions have once again landed the company in hot water, this time with scientists who take issue with the tech giant's emoji rendition of a squid.

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AT&T flips switch on iPhone XS and XR eSIM support in US [u: Verizon rumored for Friday]

12/05/2018, 05:12 pm

AT&T became the first major U.S. carrier to support Apple's eSIM technology with the rollout of iOS 12.1.1 on Wednesday, providing owners of iPhone XS and XR models access to two numbers on a single device.

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Apple releases macOS Mojave 10.14.2, tvOS 12.1.1, plus iOS 12.1.1 with FaceTime changes, eSIM expansion

12/05/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple on Wednesday released macOS Mojave, tvOS 12.1.1 and iOS 12.1.1 to the public, with the latter update bringing changes to FaceTime calls, additional eSIM support for the 2018 iPhones, and an extension of Haptic Touch on the iPhone XR, among other changes.

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Apple confirms 70 percent of iOS devices now running iOS 12

12/04/2018, 03:12 pm

The adoption rate for iOS 12 is considerably faster than that of iOS 11, Apple has confirmed, with new figures revealing the latest generation of the company's operating system for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch is now installed on 70 percent of all iOS-based devices.

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Best of 2018: Apple reveals most popular apps, games, movies and more

12/04/2018, 02:12 am

As it does every year, Apple on Tuesday released a list of the year's "best" digital content up for offer on its various digital storefronts, from the iOS App Store to Apple Books.

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Disrupt Berlin 2018 heavy on machine learning, picks sperm freezer Legacy as Startup Battlefield winner

12/02/2018, 01:12 pm

A panel of tech industry judges narrowed down a dozen contestants picked from over a thousand applicants to pick up the Disrupt Cup award at Disrupt Berlin 2018. The panel ultimately bypassed other startups putting machine learning directly into consumers' hands, and ultimately decided on a single winner that wiggled its way past the others to win $50,000 -- a Swiss startup named Legacy that freezes men's sperm when they are healthy and young to archive reproductive ability until the time is right.

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Disrupt Berlin 2018 sponsor Otter Voice Notes uses AI to create live, searchable transcripts

12/01/2018, 05:12 pm

One of the most overtly impressive products on display at Disrupt Berlin was Otter Voice Notes, a live transcription service from AISense, powered by artificial intelligence. The product generates searchable archives of presentations, meetings, interviews, or any other audio feed, delivering transcribed text synchronized to an audio recording, with identified speakers and keyword metadata.

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Sending unsolicited nudes via AirDrop might soon be illegal in NYC

12/01/2018, 01:12 am

A bill introduced to the New York City Council this week seeks to address the growing problem of "cyber flashing," or the act of sending explicit photos to strangers through file sharing technology like Apple's AirDrop.

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Apple avoids iPhone ban in India by approving regulator's anti-spam app for download from the App Store

11/30/2018, 02:11 pm

Apple has ended a standoff with the telecommunications regulator of India, approving TRAI's anti-spam app for inclusion in the App Store, a move that also allows Apple to avoid threats from the regulator that could have led to the banning of iPhones from the country's mobile networks.

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TestCard turns your iPhone into a private, clinical-grade urinalysis kit

11/30/2018, 01:11 pm

A UK startup is launching an app that uses the iPhone camera and flash system to provide immediate and accurate results for a variety of issues ranging from pregnancy to blood glucose to prostate health, kidney disease, STIs and even illicit drugs -- using low-cost test strips that arrive in the form of a postcard-sized mailer.

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WWDC-featured title 'The Elder Scrolls: Blades' delayed until early 2019 for iOS and Android

11/30/2018, 06:11 am

Bethesda's much-anticipated iOS title "The Elder Scrolls: Blades" that was shown off at the 2018 WWDC has been pushed into 2019, the developer has announced.

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Holiday gift guide 2018: Here are the best Apple-ready gifts for new parents

11/29/2018, 02:11 pm

Being a new parent is stressful, especially for the first three months or so. AppleInsider has rounded up the best holiday gifts for the new parents on your shopping list to make their lives a little easier, with options for any budget.

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At Disrupt Berlin 2018, TechCrunch provides a platform for Europe's aspiring tech startups

11/29/2018, 01:11 pm

TechCrunch is in Germany to highlight promising new ideas and award a "Startup Battlefield" winner at its Disrupt Berlin conference, the second event it has held in the German capital and only the fifth it's held in Europe. AppleInsider is there to take a look at new tech on the Old Continent.

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iOS 12 now on 75 percent of compatible devices, hit mark faster than iOS 11

11/29/2018, 07:11 am

Third-party analytics data suggests the adoption of iOS 12 on active iPhones and iPads has reached 75 percent, continuing a trend where the latest milestone release of Apple's mobile operating system continues to outpace iOS 11.

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Holiday gift guide 2018: Here are the top 10 toys for use with Apple's iPhone or iPad

11/28/2018, 02:11 pm

If your son or daughter is lucky enough to have an iPhone or iPad handy, there are a growing number of toys that take advantage of the iOS platform. AppleInsider rounds up the top 10 toys for kids to use with Apple mobile devices.

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Supreme Court questions Apple's arguments over App Store antitrust suit

11/27/2018, 09:11 am

The U.S. Supreme Court challenged about Apple's oral arguments concerning accusations the App Store is a monopoly during oral arguments on Monday, with the iPhone producer insisting the antitrust suit should be brought by app developers, rather than consumers.

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