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China's ad firm Youmi apologizes for data-harvesting APIs used in pulled iOS apps

10/20/2015, 09:10 am

Chinese mobile advertiser Youmi on Tuesday offered "sincere apologies" for supplying an SDK to developers that contained data-collecting private APIs in violation of App Store rules.


3rd-party ad APIs from China illegally collected data from hundreds of App Store titles

10/19/2015, 12:10 pm

Apple has removed numerous apps from the App Store following the discovery that a third-party advertising SDK -- developed by Chinese firm Youmi -- was using private APIs to record user information in violation of official App Store guidelines.


Waze for iOS gets redesigned with new look, simpler interface, improved battery life

10/19/2015, 10:10 am

The latest update to Waze's navigation app for iOS introduces a major redesign that not only alters its look to be clearer, but also simplifies many tasks, particularly for long roadtrips.


First look: Inboard M1, an electric skateboard that you can control & lock with your iPhone

10/16/2015, 03:10 pm

The forthcoming Inboard M1 electric skateboard offers Bluetooth connectivity to both the iPhone and Apple Watch for controls, information, and even securing the device. AppleInsider had a chance to go hands-on with the accessory Friday.


Apple partners with hospitals for new ResearchKit studies on autism, epilepsy, melanoma

10/15/2015, 08:10 am

Some of the world's most renowned medical research facilities are turning to Apple's ResearchKit for iPhone and Apple Watch, it was announced on Thursday, in an effort to help cure autism, epilepsy, and melanoma.


Facebook adds support for 3D Touch on iPhone 6s, Office for iOS gets automatic font downloads

10/12/2015, 12:10 pm

Facebook on Monday added basic 3D Touch commands to its iPhone app, while Microsoft updated the iOS version of its Office suite with features like automatic font downloads, and quicker document navigation in Word.


Overcast 2 goes free, adds streaming, chapters and 3D Touch controls

10/09/2015, 01:10 pm

Developer Marco Arment on Friday released Overcast 2, an update to the popular iOS podcast app that makes it completely free to use and adds several significant improvements, such as streaming and early 3D Touch support.


DJI launches Osmo, an iPhone-connected 4K steadicam for $650

10/08/2015, 03:10 pm

DJI on Thursday unveiled the Osmo, an integrated 4K camera and handheld three-axis stabilizer that connects to Apple's iPhone for even greater control and capabilities.


Adobe makes Lightroom iOS apps completely free, drops license & Creative Cloud requirements

10/08/2015, 09:10 am

The Lightroom photo workflow apps for iPhone and iPad are now completely free to use, ditching a former requirement to sign up for a Creative Cloud subscription or own the desktop software.


YouTube for iOS gets 'material design' makeover, new editing tools in update

10/05/2015, 07:10 pm

Months after Google rolled out a redesigned YouTube app for Android, the Internet search giant released a similarly revamped version for iOS on Monday with new gesture controls, video editing tools and more.


Adobe launches Photoshop Fix, Capture CC, more at MAX conference

10/05/2015, 09:10 am

At its Adobe MAX 2015 conference in Los Angeles on Monday, Adobe unveiled two mobile apps -- Photoshop Fix and Capture CC -- a new portfolio service, enhancements to its Creative Cloud software ecosystem and content marketplace additions.


Microsoft updates Skype for iOS 9 with Split View multitasking, Spotlight search support

10/02/2015, 01:10 pm

Microsoft on Friday announced updates to its Skype iPhone and iPad apps, primarily adding a slew of iOS 9-related features such as full multitasking support on iPads.


Facebook rolls out mobile profile pic changes such as video support, temporary images

10/02/2015, 11:10 am

Facebook is gradually rolling out a collection of mobile-oriented additions to profile pages and profile images, including videos, time-limited pictures, and a new customizable layout.


Apple removes iOS app chronicling victims of US drone strikes

09/30/2015, 06:09 pm

Apple has pulled an app from the iOS App Store, Metadata+, claiming that its documentation of deaths in U.S. military drone strikes is "content that many users would find objectionable."


The best 3D Touch-enabled apps available for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

09/25/2015, 07:09 pm

Apple released its latest and greatest iPhone on Friday with an all-new pressure-sensitive 3D Touch input system that introduces novel user interactions like "peek and pop," Quick Actions, added gesture control and more. To help get new iPhone 6s owners started, we put together a list of the best apps that take advantage of the handset's unique capabilities.


Apple redesigns iTunes Connect, updates Apple Store app for iPhone 6s

09/24/2015, 09:09 pm

Ahead of Friday's iPhone 6s release, Apple pushed out a redesigned iTunes Connect content management Web tool for developers, and issued an updated Apple Store app with support for iOS 9 and iPhone 6s features like 3D Touch.


Top iOS ad blocker Crystal lets advertisers pay to bypass restrictions

09/24/2015, 05:09 pm

Crystal -- currently the most popular ad-blocker on the iOS App Store -- is allowing advertisers who pay for the privilege to bypass the app's filters, a report said on Thursday.


Google Keep comes to iOS, Pixelmator 2.1 adds support for iPad multitasking & 8K images

09/24/2015, 04:09 pm

Google officially brought its Keep notetaking platform to iOS on Thursday, while the Pixelmator Team updated its namesake iOS image editor with features like full multitasking on the iPad.


Apple rebranded existing Android app for 'Move to iOS' migration tool, report says

09/18/2015, 01:09 am

An inspection of code in Apple's "Move to iOS" migration tool for Android users, its first app for Google's mobile operating system, reveals the title might be a simple rebranding of software already on offer in the Google Play Store.


Apple updates iMovie with support for 4K video, 3D Touch and more

09/16/2015, 06:09 pm

As part of Wednesday's iOS 9 release, Apple updated its portable version of iMovie with support for editing 4K video and new UI gestures to be introduced alongside iPhone 6s and iPad Pro.