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Topic: iOS

E3 2016: Square Enix announces Deus Ex Go for iOS

06/16/2016, 07:06 pm

At E3 this week Square Enix announced plans to bring hit stealth action franchise Deus Ex to iOS as part of its "Go" series of mobile games, and AppleInsider was on hand check out an early version running on iPad.


Inside iOS 10: New Photos app uses face, object & scene recognition to forge links

06/16/2016, 05:06 pm

One of the main enhancements in the iOS 10 Photos app is face, object, and scene recognition powered by advanced machine learning technology and applied to improve photo search and automated image management features.


Facebook revamps Messenger for iOS with new tiered homescreen

06/16/2016, 04:06 pm

Facebook began rolling out a new homescreen interface for its Messenger iOS app on Thursday, hot on the heels of Apple announcing iOS 10 Messages upgrades intended to compete.


Inside iOS 10: Photos Memories will generate slideshow movies automatically

06/16/2016, 11:06 am

The revamped Photos app in iOS 10 app includes a new Memories tab, which not only groups photos into events automatically but creates customizable slideshow movies for them.


Video: See Apple Maps in iOS 10 in action, with recommended stops along route & saved parked car location

06/16/2016, 10:06 am

Apple Maps is far more intelligent in iOS 10, recommending possible stops along your current route, allowing plug-ins from third-party applications, and even remembering where you parked your car when you're away from home. AppleInsider offers a closer look at how the update will change how you navigate.


iOS 10 beta offers 'dark mode' for Messages, may hint at broader adoption

06/16/2016, 09:06 am

The iOS 10 version of Messages appears to contain a hidden "dark mode" option, potentially backing up hints that such a feature will go system-wide, or at least come to other iOS apps beyond ones like iBooks.


iOS 10 warns users when opening legacy apps not encoded in 64-bit

06/15/2016, 03:06 pm

More than a year after Apple mandated that all new apps must be 64-bit compatible, iOS 10 will begin warning users that non-compliant legacy apps may affect the stability of their iPhone or iPad.


Inside iOS 10: 3D Touch-enabled home screen widgets sidestep opening apps

06/15/2016, 01:06 pm

When 3D Touch launched alongside iOS 9 and the iPhone 6s, part of the promise was quick shortcuts to some of the most used functions in apps. With iOS 10, people may sometimes be able to skip opening apps entirely.


Inside iOS 10: Upgraded QuickType wields 'Siri intelligence' for contextual suggestions

06/15/2016, 11:06 am

Apple's newly released iOS 10 update features enhanced QuickType keyboard recommendations, which now go beyond suggesting the next best word to write, intelligently recommending dates, locations, contacts and more.


Inside iOS 10: Apple doubles down on security with cutting edge differential privacy

06/15/2016, 10:06 am

After a bruising battle with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a contentious debate over encryption in the wake of the San Bernadino terrorist shooting, Apple has doubled down on privacy protection by researching cutting-edge privacy techniques for iOS 10, allowing advanced new features while protecting user data.


Video: See Apple's overhauled iOS 10 Messages with expressive text bubbles, animations & more

06/15/2016, 08:06 am

Perhaps the biggest overhaul in Apple's upcoming iOS 10 can be seen in the Messages app, which will add the ability to send drawings, change message bubbles, replace words with emoji, use stickers, integrate third-party apps, and much more.


Apple mandates App Store apps support ATS security protocol by 2017

06/14/2016, 11:06 pm

In an announcement at a Worldwide Developers Conference session on Tuesday, Apple said apps submitted to its various App Stores will be required to use the App Transport Security standard by the end of 2016, a decision that underscores the company's dedication to customer privacy.


Apple's iOS 10 makes iPad a 'Home Hub,' expands HomeKit appliance support

06/14/2016, 09:06 pm

Apple is getting serious about HomeKit. Two years after introducing the automated home platform on iOS 8, the company this week announced new support for a host of connected appliances, as well as a forthcoming iOS 10 setting that turns iPad into a smart home hub.


Inside iOS 10: Apple Maps will remember where you parked your car

06/14/2016, 04:06 pm

Forgetting where you parked could soon be an issue of the past, thanks to a new feature in Apple's newly released iOS 10 that automatically remembers where your car is located.


Inside iOS 10: Apple makes News app more accessible & better organized, adds alerts

06/14/2016, 03:06 pm

In a clear competitive move to take on rival Google News, Apple will be introducing a new design and organization to its News app in iOS 10, plus the addition of push notifications for breaking news.


Inside iOS 10: Mail & Notes switch to triple-pane interfaces on 12.9-inch iPad Pro

06/14/2016, 01:06 pm

Owners of the 12.9-inch iPad Pro can take better advantage of their screen space in iOS 10, thanks to new versions of Apple's Mail and Notes apps that include three panes in landscape mode instead of the two present on other iPads.


Inside iOS 10: Third-party compatibility opens up Messages to Apple's app universe

06/14/2016, 11:06 am

Starting today, Apple device users will be able to operate in a vastly expanded Messages environment thanks to a new API that allows developers to build in third-party app integrations like stickers and app extensibility.


iOS 10 rich notifications will come to devices without 3D Touch, Apple tells developers

06/14/2016, 10:06 am

Though Apple showcased the new rich notifications in iOS 10 using 3D Touch on an iPhone 6s, the same functionality will also come to older iPhone models without pressure sensitive displays, developers have been informed.


How to remove Stocks, Compass and other native apps from your iPhone or iPad in iOS 10

06/14/2016, 08:06 am

The upcoming release of iOS 10 will finally allow users to uninstall unwanted native apps, including Stocks and Watch, and even core apps like Calendar, Mail and Music. Here's how it works.


Inside iOS 10: Widgets escape Notification Center, arrive on lock & home screens

06/13/2016, 06:06 pm

After laying the groundwork with widgets in Notification Center with iOS 8, Apple's iOS 10 update makes widgets more accessible and useful by making them available not only on a a device's lock screen, but also on the home screen's Siri search.