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Topic: iOS 10

Inside iOS 10: Third-party compatibility opens up Messages to Apple's app universe

06/14/2016, 11:06 am

Starting today, Apple device users will be able to operate in a vastly expanded Messages environment thanks to a new API that allows developers to build in third-party app integrations like stickers and app extensibility.

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iOS 10 rich notifications will come to devices without 3D Touch, Apple tells developers

06/14/2016, 10:06 am

Though Apple showcased the new rich notifications in iOS 10 using 3D Touch on an iPhone 6s, the same functionality will also come to older iPhone models without pressure sensitive displays, developers have been informed.

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How to remove Stocks, Compass and other native apps from your iPhone or iPad in iOS 10

06/14/2016, 08:06 am

The upcoming release of iOS 10 will finally allow users to uninstall unwanted native apps, including Stocks and Watch, and even core apps like Calendar, Mail and Music. Here's how it works.

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How to Register for Apple's iOS 10 and macOS Sierra betas

06/13/2016, 07:06 pm

A spectrum of new features are set for introduction when iOS 10 and macOS (nŽe OS X) see public release this fall, but those brave enough to take the leap can test drive the software as part of Apple's Beta Software Program come July.

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Inside iOS 10: Widgets escape Notification Center, arrive on lock & home screens

06/13/2016, 06:06 pm

After laying the groundwork with widgets in Notification Center with iOS 8, Apple's iOS 10 update makes widgets more accessible and useful by making them available not only on a a device's lock screen, but also on the home screen's Siri search.

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Apple nixes Game Center app in first iOS 10 beta

06/13/2016, 06:06 pm

Apple's long bemoaned Game Center is not present in the first beta version of iOS 10, suggesting the company intends to deprecate the standalone app after more than five years of service.

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iOS 10 will allow deleting first-party apps cluttering homescreens

06/13/2016, 05:06 pm

Answering a long-standing complaint, iOS 10 will finally let people delete apps native to the operating system, potentially clearing up both storage and homescreen space.

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Apple restricts iOS 10 to iPhone 5, 4th-gen iPad or newer [u]

06/13/2016, 03:06 pm

Following a debut onstage at WWDC 2016, Apple seeded the first beta version of iOS 10 to developers on Monday with support limited to iPhones, iPads and iPod touch models powered by the company's A6 system-on-chip and better.

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iOS 10 to offer voicemail transcription, new API for third-party VoIP apps

06/13/2016, 03:06 pm

Looking to improve the calling functions on iOS devices, Apple on Monday announced iOS 10 features like voicemail transcriptions, and a new API for third-party VoIP apps, allowing them to behave more like regular iPhone calls.

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iOS 10, watchOS 3 & macOS Sierra betas debut for developers today, public testers in July

06/13/2016, 03:06 pm

Before they launch for free this fall, Apple's next-generation platforms will be available in beta form starting today for registered developers. Members of Apple's public beta program will also be able to test the future of iOS and macOS starting in July.

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iOS 10 Messages gain rich links, 3X bigger emojis, bubble effects & third-party app integration

06/13/2016, 02:06 pm

As the most-used app on iOS, Apple's Messages will receive a major overhaul in the upcoming iOS 10 update, including a number of emoji-related enhancements, dynamic text bubbles, and rich links with images automatically integrated into chats. Third-party developers will also be able to tap into and expand iMessages with their own creations

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Apple Maps opens up to developers with extensions, Apple Music gets redesign in iOS 10

06/13/2016, 02:06 pm

Apple's Maps and Music services will gain new functionality and and new looks with the upcoming launch of iOS 10, the company announced at WWDC on Monday. In particular, Maps will gain in-app functionality with third-party extensions, while Music has a cleaner design that simplifies playback and discovery.

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Apple's iOS 10 revamps lock & home screen with widgets, adds face & scene recognition to Photos

06/13/2016, 02:06 pm

Two of the fundamental components of iOS -- the lock screen and home screen -- are getting a fresh look starting with iOS 10, giving users quick access to information and data with minimal interaction needed. In addition, enhancements to Photos will make it easier to find and group pictures and videos.

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WWDC 2016 rumor roundup: What to expect at Apple's June 13 keynote

06/01/2016, 02:06 pm

Members of the press were invited on Wednesday to an Apple keynote that will kick off its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, scheduled to take place on June 13 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern in San Francisco. Here's what you can expect.

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Previewing Apple's WWDC 2016: Big news for iOS 10, iPhone 7, new iPad Pro

05/17/2016, 09:05 am

Rumors of iPhone 7 have so far revolved around purportedly leaked schematics and part images, which only allude to obvious potential hardware changes (a dual lens camera, an iPad Pro-like Smart Connector and replacing the legacy headphone jack with Lightning). However, many of Apple's biggest iPhone leaps have been externally invisible, driven by software advances unlocking the power of advanced silicon hardware inside, many of which debuted at WWDC.

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Code reaffirms Apple's plan to allow users to hide default iOS apps

04/06/2016, 01:04 pm

Changes to iTunes metadata suggest that Apple will soon make it easier to hide first-party apps on the iOS homescreen, solving a long-standing complaint of iPhone and iPad owners.

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Apple's Photos apps for iOS 10 & OS X 10.12 to restore iPhoto editing features - report

02/25/2016, 01:02 pm

Apple is said to be planning big changes in its Photos applications for both iOS 10 and OS X 10.12, more closely aligning the capabilities of the iPhone and Mac apps, and also restoring some absent functionality that was previously found in iPhoto.

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Apple's enhanced Siri will answer phone calls, transcribe voicemails in 2016 - report

08/03/2015, 09:08 am

Apple is reportedly testing a service that will have its voice driven personal assistant, Siri, answer phone calls when a user is unavailable and then transcribe voicemails to text so that they can be quickly read.

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