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Topic: iOS

HomeKit flaw in iOS 11.2 allowed remote access to smart devices, temporary fix already in place

12/07/2017, 04:12 pm

Apple's software woes continued this week with the publication of a HomeKit flaw that allowed remote access to smart home devices like locks and lights. The company has since issued a temporary patch by disabling remote access to shared users, and plans to permanently plug the hole in a software update next week.

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Sega releases 'Streets of Rage' for iOS as free-to-play Sega Forever title with local network multiplayer mode

12/07/2017, 11:12 am

The Sega Forever collection has increased in size once more, with Sega bringing the iPhone and iPad port of classic fighting game 'Streets of Rage' to the free-to-play roster, complete with support for cooperative play across multiple mobile devices.

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Apple Store app updates lets iPhone buyers bypass carrier preauthorization

12/06/2017, 09:12 pm

Apple updated its Apple Store app for iOS on Wednesday with a few feature additions, including the ability to bypass a pesky carrier preauthorization requirement when buying iPhone.

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Data of 31 million users of iPhone add-on keyboard ai.type potentially leaks

12/06/2017, 10:12 am

Conflicting accounts have emerged about a security breach involving the ai.type add-on keyboard for iOS and Android, with researchers claiming that 31 million people's data has been compromised -- with a user's contacts also potentially included in the leak.

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How to set up and use Apple Pay Cash in iOS 11.2

12/05/2017, 08:12 pm

Apple on Tuesday officially launched Apple Pay Cash -- a long-awaited peer-to-peer payments feature in iOS 11.2 that allows users to send and receive money from family and friends through Messages. We show you how to set up and use the new functionality in this video.

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Apple's iOS 11 installed on 59% of compatible devices, up 7% from November

12/05/2017, 06:12 pm

According to fresh iOS 11 adoption statistics issued by Apple on Tuesday, the company's latest mobile operating system has made its way onto more than half of all supported devices since its release some two and a half months ago.

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Apple Maps adds public transit directions for Tampa, Fla.

12/05/2017, 12:12 am

Apple has activated public transit directions in Apple Maps for users in Tampa, Fla, granting access to timetables and routes covering local bus, train, and streetcar operations.

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Gmail updated to take advantage of iPhone X display, add non-Google email accounts

12/04/2017, 09:12 pm

As part of continued efforts to update its stable of iOS apps with support for Apple's iPhone X, Google on Monday released a refreshed version of Gmail with graphical assets that take advantage of the handset's full-face display.

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Target launches 'Wallet' mobile payments platform, continues to ignore Apple Pay

12/04/2017, 08:12 pm

Target on Monday introduced Wallet, a new mobile payments platform that allows customers to pay for items at brick-and-mortar Target stores, and reap savings, using the Target app on iOS and Android.

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Apple Pay Cash money transfers launch in US on iPhones, iPads running iOS 11.2

12/04/2017, 01:12 pm

Following Saturday's rushed launch of iOS 11.2, Apple has followed up by taking the Apple Pay Cash feature live, meaning users can now begin sending cash to friends with a debit card via iMessage.

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Apple pushes out iOS 11.2 with Apple Pay Cash, 7.5-watt wireless charging, date bug fix

12/02/2017, 03:12 am

In a highly unusual move, Apple early Saturday released iOS 11.2 with support for Apple Pay Cash, 7.5-watt charging on compatible devices and -- tellingly -- a fix for a nasty date bug that can cause devices to enter a soft reset loop.

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New iOS bug causes some devices to crash on Dec. 2, here's how to fix it [u]

12/02/2017, 03:12 am

A newly discovered iOS bug is wreaking havoc on devices that have local notifications enabled, causing springboard to enter a crash loop once the clock turns 12:15 a.m. on Dec. 2.

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Apple makes available sixth developer betas of iOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2

12/01/2017, 01:12 pm

Three days after the last release, Apple has issued the sixth beta releases of iOS 11.2 in conjunction with the sixth macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 beta now including a fix for the Root account generation exploit.

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Microsoft releases Edge browser for iPhone & iPad with roaming password, dark theme additions

11/30/2017, 11:11 am

Microsoft released its Edge mobile web browser for iOS on Thursday following a brief preview period, with the new browser aiming to provide Windows 10 users a 'continuous browsing experience' between their desktop and their iPhone or iPad.

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First public art exhibition using Apple's ARKit to open in Miami on Dec. 5

11/29/2017, 01:11 pm

Perez Art Museum Miami will be home to the first-ever public exhibition using Apple's ARKit, leveraging iOS devices to showcase how augmented reality can be used to create new forms of expression.

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Apple seemingly culls games hyping Philippines drug war from App Store

11/28/2017, 09:11 pm

Apple appears to have pulled from its App Store a number of games depicting the extrajudicial killing of drug users by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and national police chief Ronaldo "Bato" dela Rosa after activists demanded the company remove the titles for breaching App Store guidelines.

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Fifth developer beta releases of iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 available

11/28/2017, 01:11 pm

After a break for Thanksgiving, Apple has issued new builds of iOS 11.2, macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 and tvOS 11.2 to developers.

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Apple offers temporary workaround for iOS 11 bug autocorrecting 'it' to 'I.T'

11/28/2017, 11:11 am

Apple is currently coping with hundreds of complaints about an autocorrect bug in iOS 11, causing the word "it" to be autocorrected to "I.T."

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Apple expands Support services on social media with dedicated YouTube channel

11/28/2017, 09:11 am

Apple has started offering support through another form of social media, by setting up a YouTube channel dedicated to providing assistance for basic tasks its customers can perform on an iPhone or iPad.

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Google updates Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps with 'drag and drop' and iPhone X support

11/27/2017, 02:11 pm

Google has released updates for its Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps for iOS, with the trio of productivity tools adding support for Apple's iPhone X and iOS 11, as well as the ability to use the drag and drop functionality introduced as part of iOS 11.

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