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Topic: iOS

Apple rolls out third public beta versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2

02/20/2019, 01:02 pm

Made available just one day after the developer beta, participants of Apple's public beta program are now able to update their iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch to a new third beta build of iOS 12.2, and the fourth generation Apple TV and Apple TV 4K to tvOS 12.2.

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Apple considering WWDC Mac Pro reveal, expansion of 'Project Marzipan'

02/20/2019, 07:02 am

WWDC may not see just the reveal of the Mac Pro ahead of an expected launch later in the year, but also an expansion of the initiative that makes it easier for developers to create one app for most of Apple's platforms.

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College student caught trafficking drugs through iOS app, title still available on App Store

02/19/2019, 11:02 pm

A UC Santa Cruz student was indicted last week on charges of distribution and possession with intent to distribute cocaine and methamphetamine, business he allegedly conducted through an app made available on Apple's iOS App Store.

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Siri in iOS 12.2 to recommend Today at Apple sessions based on app use

02/19/2019, 05:02 pm

In an interesting integration of Apple's Siri virtual assistant technology, the company's upcoming iOS 12.2 release delivers a new function that recommends relevant Today at Apple sessions to users based on their app preferences.

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Video: Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 3: Group FaceTime, Control Center remote, & bug fixes

02/19/2019, 03:02 pm

Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 3 to developers, it comes with a number of notable changes over the past two beta releases.

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Apple distributes third developer betas of iOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, tvOS 12.2

02/19/2019, 01:02 pm

Apple's beta testing process has rolled on to its third releases, with new builds of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, and watchOS 5.2 now available to download by developers enrolled in the program.

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Users report Apple Pay rollout in Czech Republic prior to official launch

02/19/2019, 12:02 am

As rumored, Apple appears to be rolling out Apple Pay services in the Czech Republic early Tuesday, with the launch following close on the heels of a debut in Saudi Arabia.

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Apple activates Apple Pay services in Saudi Arabia ahead of official launch [u]

02/18/2019, 11:02 pm

Apple began rolling out Apple Pay to customers in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, with early reports showing compatibility with previously confirmed financial partners including the country's largest institution, the National Commercial Bank.

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Group FaceTime bug prevents adding more users to an existing one-on-one call

02/18/2019, 07:02 am

Apple's patch to close an exploit in Group FaceTime is only partially successful, as some users are reporting the service is preventing them from adding more contacts to a FaceTime call that is already in progress, an issue that Apple seemingly knows about.

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Niantic agrees to change Pokemon Go locations in trespassing lawsuit settlement

02/15/2019, 01:02 pm

Game studio Niantic has settled a lawsuit surrounding the popular iOS game Pokemon Go, pending judicial review, a suit where property owners complained about players of the hit title causing a nuisance in physical locations designated as Pokestops and Pokemon Gyms.

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Lego returning to ARKit 2 with 'Hidden Side' haunted interactive playsets

02/14/2019, 01:02 pm

Lego's upcoming Hidden Side playsets will offer ARKit 2 'haunted' gameplay using a companion iPhone app, offering more ways to play.

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Apple Enterprise Certificates leveraged to distribute hacked versions of popular apps

02/14/2019, 12:02 am

A report Wednesday added to escalating controversy regarding Apple's Enterprise Certificate program, saying the tool is being used to distribute hacked versions of popular apps, effectively sidestepping stringent App Store guidelines.

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The rise of emoji is causing big problems inside the US judicial system

02/08/2019, 10:02 am

The increase in the use of emoji in daily life is reportedly causing issues for the United States legal system, with courts slowly coming to terms with the how to interpret the iconography in evidence and its appearance in other court filings.

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Apple & Google accused of supporting 'gender apartheid' by hosting Saudi woman-tracking app in App Store

02/08/2019, 09:02 am

Apple's decision to allow an app made by the government of Saudi Arabia for the purpose of monitoring how women travel and effectively prevent them from leaving the country illegally has been criticized by a number of human rights organizations, for seemingly helping to "enforce gender apartheid" in the country.

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Sprint sues AT&T over adding bogus '5G E' icon to iPhones & other devices

02/08/2019, 07:02 am

AT&T is being taken to court by Sprint over its use of the "5G E" symbol for when iPhones and other smartphones connect to AT&T's mobile network, with Sprint's lawsuit claiming its competitor is misleading customers into thinking they are on a 5G network when they are really on 4G LTE.

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Two vulnerabilities patched in iOS 12.1.4 were exploited by hackers, Google researcher says

02/07/2019, 09:02 pm

A pair of iOS bugs identified as resolved by Apple in its latest iOS 12.1.4 release were successfully exploited by hackers, according to a Google researcher who shared details of the zero-day vulnerabilities on Thursday.

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Developers must disclose screen recording analytics tools or face expulsion from App Store, Apple says

02/07/2019, 05:02 pm

Following a report detailing the use of so-called "session replay" technology, Apple is informing developers that they need to disclose the implementation of analytics tools that enable screen recording or face a ban from the App Store.

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Apple fixes Group FaceTime privacy issue with iOS 12.1.4, macOS Mojave supplemental update

02/07/2019, 01:02 pm

Apple has released an update to iOS bringing it up to 12.1.4, and a supplemental update to macOS Mojave with both updates re-enabling Group FaceTime by fixing a security hole that potentially allowed others to listen in to private conversations without the user's permission.

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Popular iOS apps use Glassbox SDK to record user screens without permission [u]

02/06/2019, 06:02 pm

A number of popular iOS apps paying data analytics services for so-called "session replay" technology have the ability to record and play back user interactions, often without asking permission, according to a new report.

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Apple ceases iOS 12.1.2 code signing following iOS 12.1.3 release

02/05/2019, 06:02 pm

As it does with every new iOS release, Apple on Tuesday stopped signing legacy iOS 12.1.2 code in a bid to ensure iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are running the latest version of the operating system.

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