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Topic: iOS 8

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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Beats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrations

09/17/2014, 03:09 pm

Apple iOS devices weren't the only products to receive updates Wednesday, as the company also rolled out new software for the Apple TV that brings a flatter user interface, a new Beats Music app, and support for Family Sharing.

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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 opens Touch ID to third-party applications with iOS 8

09/17/2014, 12:09 pm

iPhone security and convenience have both been greatly enhanced by Apple's iOS 8, giving third-party developers the ability for the first time to utilize the secure Touch ID fingerprint sensor.

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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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Philips announces Fidelo M2L, the first-ever Apple Lightning headphones with 24-bit DAC audio

09/10/2014, 08:09 am

The first-ever Lightning-connected headphones for iOS devices are coming from Philips, offering 24-bit digital to analog conversion thanks to the use of Apple's proprietary connector.

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Apple provides golden masters of iOS 8, Xcode 6 to developers ahead of Sept. 17 launch

09/09/2014, 03:09 pm

iOS 8 will become available to the public on Sept. 17, and developers will have one last chance to test out their apps before its launch with the golden master supplied on Tuesday.

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Apple to release iOS 8 to device users on Sept. 17

09/09/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the official release date for its next-generation iOS 8 mobile operating system, with user able to update on Sept. 17.

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AppleInsider introduces new mobile edition designed for iPhone's Safari browser

09/09/2014, 09:09 am

Just in time for what is shaping up to be Apple's biggest keynote in years, AppleInsider introduces a major revamp to its mobile website, bringing fast HTML5 support, new content sections and a powerful redesign inspired by the latest version of Apple's iOS.

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More videos claim to show functioning 4.7" 'iPhone 6,' massive 2915 mAh battery for 5.5" model

09/08/2014, 09:09 am

With just over a day to go before Apple's highly anticipated media event, a slew of new videos from China claim to again show off functioning 4.7-inch "iPhone 6" units, complete with a new credit card toting Passbook icon. And yet another video offers a peek at a 2,915 mAh battery expected to power the jumbo-sized 5.5-inch iPhone.

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