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Topic: iOS 7

Photo shows prototype Logitech 'Made for iPhone' gaming controller

06/17/2013, 08:06 am

A new photo shows a prototype version of a Lightning-enabled iPhone 5 gaming controller from accessory maker Logitech.


Inside iOS 7: Apple adds Instagram-like filters, square capture to Camera app

06/17/2013, 08:06 am

Apple's new Camera app in iOS 7 adds some features reminiscent of Instagram, the photo sharing service recently acquired by Facebook, in an update that unifies and simplifies the user interface.


Editorial: What WWDC 2013 tells us about Apple

06/16/2013, 02:06 am

Apple's annual Worldwide Developer Convention is now over, but the event revealed a year's worth of insight into what the company is doing with the Macintosh, OS X, iOS and iCloud.


Inside iOS 7: Animations work with flat graphics to create sense of space

06/15/2013, 06:06 pm

The iOS 7 beta's user interface overhaul is a striking departure from past aesthetics, and one that has garnered a fair share of press, but a complete rebuilding of system animations is equally impactful despite going largely unnoticed.


Apple's iOS 7 beta already on 0.22% of compatible US devices, study says

06/14/2013, 04:06 pm

According to ad firm Chitika, Apple's latest iOS 7 beta accounts for 0.22 percent of all U.S. iPhone and iPod touch traffic across its network, double the 0.11 percent seen by the third iOS 6 beta last year.


iOS 7 beta: Zoom while recording video in Apple's Camera app

06/14/2013, 03:06 pm

Apple's first iOS 7 beta adds the ability to zoom in and out, via a two-finger pinching motion, while recording video in the default Camera application.


Inside iOS 7: Apple's new App Store simplifies app updating & discovery

06/14/2013, 01:06 pm

The daily routine of manually installing application updates will become a thing of the past, while discovering new software will get easier, thanks to the enhanced capabilities of Apple's App Store in iOS 7.


Apple working with Logitech and Moga for MFi game controllers, details framework at WWDC

06/13/2013, 05:06 pm

In the clearest sign yet that Apple is serious about supporting dedicated third-party game controllers in iOS, the company held a 45-minute long session at WWDC on Tuesday, showing off app frameworks, hardware mock-ups and a set of preliminary best practices guidelines.


Bluetooth devices to gain notification support in iOS 7 & Mavericks with Apple's new APIs

06/13/2013, 03:06 pm

Apple's next versions of iOS and OS X will offer advanced integration with Bluetooth accessories, including access to Notification Center, as well as preservation and restoration services.


Inside iOS 7: Siri gets smarter with new system controls

06/13/2013, 12:06 pm

Siri, Apple's voice-driven personal assistant, will become even more helpful with iOS 7 by granting users the ability to control settings such as Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and even screen brightness.


iOS 7 beta: iTunes gift cards can be scanned by iPhone camera

06/13/2013, 10:06 am

Redeeming an iTunes gift card in iOS 7 is as simple as pointing an iPhone at the back of it, thanks to a new feature that allows cards to be scanned by camera.


iOS 7 design changes remain in flux, likely to see major revisions before release

06/12/2013, 05:06 pm

Much has been said, both positive and negative, about the look of Apple's iOS 7, though new information reveals the design showed off at WWDC on Monday was merely a work in progress, meaning those initial impressions are likely to change in the months ahead.


BMW shuns Apple's 'iOS in the Car' to stick with its own technology [u]

06/12/2013, 02:06 pm

After being one of the first car companies to offer iPod integration, BMW is surprisingly not on the list of carmakers that announced their support for Apple's new "iOS in the Car" functionality this week.


Inside iOS 7: Apple automates picture organization in new Photos app

06/12/2013, 02:06 pm

One of the biggest application overhauls in iOS 7 is the Photos app, which has been redesigned to automate picture organization and take full advantage of Retina displays.


iOS 7 beta: Testers warned when using uncertified Lightning cables

06/12/2013, 08:06 am

Developers testing Apple's first beta of iOS 7 will receive a warning prompt on the screen when using an unauthorized Lightning cable to charge or sync.


iOS 7 beta: FaceTime Audio brings built-in VoIP, free long distance calling to iPhone

06/11/2013, 08:06 pm

With iOS 7, Apple will introduce FaceTime Audio, a first-party voice over IP extension of the company's video calling service that could disrupt the mobile industry by bringing free long distance and international calling to iPhone users around the world.


iOS 7 beta: Hotspot 2.0 support will lead to hassle-free Wi-Fi access

06/11/2013, 06:06 pm

While not mentioned during Apple's WWDC keynote, iOS 7 will support Hotspot 2.0, a relatively new Wi-Fi technology that allows compatible devices to seamlessly connect to compatible hotspots without user interaction.


Inside iOS 7: Apple puts Pandora on notice with iTunes Radio

06/11/2013, 03:06 pm

Apple's long-awaited "iRadio" is now an official service under the name iTunes Radio, available to test by developers who have access to the iOS 7 beta.


Formerly critical of Apple, officials now cautiously optimistic with iOS 7 anti-theft features

06/11/2013, 03:06 pm

Once vocal critics of Apple's efforts to prevent mobile device theft, the Attorneys General of San Francisco and New York are now a bit more optimistic in the wake of the iPhone maker's unveiling of new a new anti-theft mechanism.


iOS 7 beta: Developers, Sen. McCain applaud App Store auto-updates

06/11/2013, 10:06 am

Apple tweaked a lot of things for its forthcoming iOS 7 update, but there is one move in particular that has drawn cheers not only from the crowd of developers at WWDC, but from the halls of Congress: auto-updates for App Store software.