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Topic: iOS

Tip: How to recover deleted files from iCloud on your Mac or iOS device

10/15/2018, 02:10 pm

Many of our files are now hosted from inside of iCloud and you may not even know it. Not only does it this make them available on all your devices, but files can actually be recovered should they ever be deleted -- at least most of the time.

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Apple issues fourth developer betas for iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1

10/15/2018, 01:10 pm

A new batch of operating system betas have been issued by Apple, with participants in the company's developer beta testing program now able to shake down the fourth beta builds of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1.

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Adobe announces Photoshop CC for iPad, debuts Premiere Rush CC iMovie competitor and CC updates

10/15/2018, 09:10 am

Adobe unleashed a slew of new software at its MAX 2018 conference on Monday, including cross-platform video editing tool Premiere Rush CC and updates to existing Creative Cloud apps, while announcing a 2019 launch date for a much-rumored iPad version of Photoshop CC.

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How to switch on iOS 12's Safari favicons for easier tab navigation

10/13/2018, 09:10 am

Something we almost take for granted on desktop Web browsers is favicons -- tiny icons that identify a tab at a glance, which can be particularly handy when you have a dozen open at a time.

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VoiceOver bug lets hackers view iPhone photos, send them to another device

10/12/2018, 10:10 pm

Amateur iOS hacker Jose Rodriguez on Friday unearthed another obscure, yet effective, lock screen bypass that leans on an unpatched bug in VoiceOver to gain unauthorized access to photos on a target device.

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Google is downplaying Android to focus its future on Chrome OS

10/12/2018, 03:10 pm

Five years ago, I described how Google was distancing itself from Android and increasingly pursuing a new strategy around Chrome OS. While that was a controversial idea at the time, Google's latest announcements show that's exactly what the company had been doing.

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Apple narrows iOS loyalty rate gap with Android in Q3, retention rates at all-time high

10/11/2018, 07:10 pm

Apple's iOS is catching up to Google's Android in terms of customer loyalty, continuing a three-year trend that has seen both operating systems enjoy extremely high retention rates, according to a research report published Thursday.

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Apple says half of all iOS devices are now running iOS 12

10/11/2018, 03:10 pm

Apple has confirmed iOS 12 is on over half of all devices produced by the company, with the latest official figures indicating 53 percent of compatible iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch models running the latest iteration of the mobile operating system.

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App Store fraud allegedly impacting major mobile payment firms in China

10/11/2018, 10:10 am

Two major mobile payments companies in China have asked Apple to help reduce theft on their platforms, where customers' funds are being drained by criminals using stolen Apple IDs connected to their payment accounts for fraudulent App Store purchases.

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Future iPhones could automatically detect nuisance callers using spoofed phone numbers

10/11/2018, 08:10 am

Apple is seemingly attempting to combat the problem of phone scammers and other types of nuisance callers, by coming up with a method to detect if the inbound call is using a spoofed number and warning the recipient before they answer.

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Medisafe integration with Apple's Health Records brings easy medication management to iOS

10/10/2018, 11:10 pm

Medication management app Medisafe this week finalized integration with Apple's Health Records API, granting nearly five million users in 200 countries quick and easy iOS access to drug-to-drug interaction notifications, pill reminders and more.

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About a fifth of Android phone owners plan to switch to an iPhone

10/10/2018, 07:10 am

Most smartphone buyers tend to stick with the platform they're familiar with. However, new data from Merrill Lynch indicates that a large percentage of top Android brand users now intend to switch to an iPhone in their next purchase.

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Third betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1 available for developer testing [u]

10/09/2018, 01:10 pm

Apple has provided participants of its developer beta testing program new builds, with the third betas of iOS 12.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1 arriving one day after the latest macOS Mojave beta.

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Apple ceases iOS 11.4.1 signing following release of iOS 12

10/08/2018, 08:10 pm

Apple on Monday stopped signing code for iOS 11.4.1, the last version of iOS to be issued prior to the release of iOS 12 in September.

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Exploit the power of iOS 12 and your new iPhone XS with these ten apps

10/06/2018, 08:10 am

You've got a new phone, now make it work hard for you. With every iPhone update there comes a flood of new iOS apps and upgrades. Some of them are essentials, some just show what the new iOS is capable of -- and a very few are both. AppleInsider picks the ten most notable new or significantly updated apps.

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iOS 12 adoption outpacing iOS 11 roughly two weeks after launch

10/04/2018, 04:10 pm

Unofficial analytics data indicates that iPhone and iPad owners are installing iOS 12 faster than they did iOS 11, though usage is still neck-and-neck about two weeks after iOS 12's launch.

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Bluetooth in iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max reportedly causing audio connectivity issues

10/03/2018, 04:10 pm

A small number of iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max owners are enduring Bluetooth connectivity issues where their iPhones fail to communicate with their car's entertainment system properly, a problem that does not yet have an Apple-supplied solution.

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How to leave the iOS 12 beta program now that it has been released

10/03/2018, 02:10 pm

You only signed up for the iOS 12 beta because you couldn't wait to see the new features. It's a little tricker to get off the iOS beta than it is the macOS one, but AppleInsider shows you how to return to the regular updates.

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Publishers laud Apple News' human touch, wary about monetization prospects

10/03/2018, 12:10 am

As Apple attempts to woo major publishers to its Apple News platform, the outlets -- many anonymously -- chimed in on the effort, saying human-driven article curation and a massive iOS device install base is winning over some converts. At least for now.

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What's new in iOS 12.1 beta 2 -- bug fixes, emoji, and charging fix

10/02/2018, 04:10 pm

The second beta of iOS 12.1 has arrived and with it comes several improvements. Notably, it includes over 70 new emoji, a fix for the charging bug introduced in iOS 12, and performance improvements.

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