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Topic: iPhone

iOS 10.3 beta reveals Apple will cut off 32-bit support in 'future versions of iOS'

01/31/2017, 11:01 am

Bringing an era to a close, an upcoming version of iOS -- possibly iOS 11 -- will drop support for 32-bit apps entirely, according to an error message discovered in the first iOS 10.3 beta.

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Nintendo reveals high unlock rate for 'Super Mario Run,' delays 'Animal Crossing' for iPhone

01/31/2017, 09:01 am

Nintendo's mobile efforts are paying off, after the gaming company confirmed better than expected revenue from "Super Mario Run" on iOS, but advised gamers will have to wait a few months before they can play "Animal Crossing" on an iPhone or iPad.

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Lyft for iPhone adds Calendar destinations, surges on App Store following 'DeleteUber' campaign

01/31/2017, 09:01 am

Ridesharing service Lyft has updated its iPhone app with support for iOS Calendar destinations, apparently just in time to take advantage of a boycott of its main competitor, Uber, over the company's response to U.S. President Donald Trump's controversial immigration executive order.

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Super Mario Run update for iPhone brings easy mode, Korean language support

01/31/2017, 08:01 am

A new update to "Super Mario Run" eliminates all the stress of the game, with a new "easy mode" removing the timer allowing players to explore the level at their leisure.

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Apple updates Siri on iOS, Mac & Apple TV with Super Bowl-related commands

01/30/2017, 04:01 pm

Apple on Monday announced a collection of Siri updates designed to get people using the AI assistant for Super Bowl LI, which will be played this Sunday between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots.

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Removal of Apple's iCloud Activation Lock check page may be linked to hacks relying on stolen serial numbers

01/30/2017, 03:01 pm

Apple's removal of the iCloud Activation Lock status page last week was likely connected to hacks letting people bypass the Activation Lock system, a report noted on Monday.

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Three UK enables Wi-Fi calling for iPhones without use of inTouch app

01/30/2017, 02:01 pm

British carrier Three is making it easier for its subscribers to make calls over Wi-Fi when there is no cellular signal, by allowing those with iPhones to place calls and messages using the embedded Wi-Fi calling feature of iOS, instead of the mobile network's custom app.

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Starbucks voice recognition 'barista' beta starts on iPhone, prior to wide summer rollout

01/30/2017, 12:01 pm

Starbucks is allowing its customers to request drinks by voice using its iOS app, with the My Starbucks Barista digital assistant able to verbally accept coffee orders and confirm payment, before dispatching the order to the nearest store.

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Apple 'Shot on iPhone' ad campaign continues with 'One Night on iPhone 7'

01/30/2017, 11:01 am

Apple has expanded its "Shot on iPhone" ad campaign with new ads in the "One Night on iPhone 7" campaign, documenting events and places from around the world on Nov. 5, 2016.

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Apple pulling apps from developers located in Iran from the iOS App Store

01/30/2017, 10:01 am

Apple is said to be starting to take down iOS apps from the App Store developed in Iran, in what is believed to be an attempt by Apple to abide by trade sanctions against the country issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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Hands On: Redesigned Evernote 8.0.3 for iPhone and iPad brings major design revamp

01/29/2017, 06:01 pm

The latest revision to the Evernote app for iPhone and iPad notebook app aims to speed up the service -- AppleInsider takes a few notes.

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Apple celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year with curated apps, Apple Store events

01/27/2017, 04:01 pm

As part of ongoing festivities to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year this weekend, Apple is highlighting apps and stickers in the App Store in new curated lists, while some Apple retail stores are hosting specially themed workshops.

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Apple's 'differential privacy' policy invoked for opt-in iCloud data analysis in iOS 10.3

01/27/2017, 02:01 pm

Apple's upcoming iOS 10.3 update will include an opt-in for collecting data from iCloud accounts, which will in turn be used to improve "intelligent features and services such as Siri," according to people testing the current beta.

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Apple demands specially-certified chips & factories for HomeKit devices, report says

01/27/2017, 11:01 am

One of the factors slowing down adoption of Apple's HomeKit platform is the company's demand that accessory makers not only buy specific chips, but have products manufactured at Apple-certified factories, a report said on Friday.

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Apple officially named as founding member of Partnership for AI, Siri founder named to board

01/27/2017, 09:01 am

As expected, Apple has been formally inducted into the Partnership on AI as a founding member, naming Siri-founder and Apple exec Tom Gruber to the board of trustees for the group.

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Insufficient Samsung security forces UK military communications project to switch to modified iPhone 7

01/26/2017, 03:01 pm

A program in the United Kingdom to allow members of the armed forces to discuss military secrets using a smartphone will now involve a modified iPhone 7 with hardened security, replacing insecure Android devices

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Twitter rolls out upgraded 'Explore' tab for all iPhone, iPad users

01/26/2017, 03:01 pm

Completing a test phase, Twitter on Thursday announced the widescale debut of a new "Explore" tab for iPhone and iPad users, grouping together several features including a relocated Moments interface.

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Google adds instant Japanese translation to Translate's iPhone camera-based Word Lens

01/26/2017, 01:01 pm

Google Translate has received an update that adds support for Japanese to the iOS app's augmented reality Word Lens feature, one that allows users to see Japanese words and phrases replaced by English equivalents when viewed through an iPhone or iPad's camera.

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Apple's Swift ranks second in fastest-growing skill demands among freelancers

01/26/2017, 01:01 pm

When looking to hire independents, organizations have quickly made Apple's Swift programming language one of the most sought-after skills, freelance marketplace Upwork said on Thursday.

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Apple Support iPhone app reaches 22 markets with additions like France & UK

01/26/2017, 11:01 am

Apple's official Support app for iPhone and iPad is now available to download in 22 regions, some additions this week being France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

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