09/17/2014, 02:09 pm
One of the more robust additions to Apple's iOS 8 is the Messages app, which gets a bevy of new functions including inline audio and video messaging, group chats and advanced image sharing.
09/17/2014, 01:09 pm
Once updated to iOS 8, recent iPhones and iPads will play nicely with each other, allowing users to do new functions like answering a phone call or sending an SMS message via their iPhone without having to put down their iPad, or start an email on one device before finishing it on the other.
09/17/2014, 01:09 pm
Apple's hotly anticipated free iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad is now available to download, giving users access to a wide range of new features including third-party keyboard support, Notification Center widgets, extensions, Hey Siri hands-free voice activation, and much more.
09/17/2014, 01:09 pm
With the public release of iOS 8 looming, Apple has begun removing apps that take advantage of the new HealthKit API from the App Store, a move that is said to have been prompted by ongoing problems with new health data tracking system.
09/17/2014, 12:09 pm
Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant Siri becomes even more powerful with iOS 8, including an entirely hands-free mode that allows users to ask questions and accomplish tasks by simply first saying the words "Hey, Siri."
09/16/2014, 07:09 pm
Every new product Apple unveiled last week has ignited vocal, public derision from a series of threatened competitors, including Samsung, luxury watch maker LVMH and PayPal. However, their attempts to direct attention away from Apple may likely backfire, just like earlier attempts to demonize Siri, Maps, iCloud and Touch ID.
09/16/2014, 09:09 am
Major U.S. banks are set to engage in an advertising dogfight -- designed to sway consumers' choice of their default Apple Pay card -- as they look to take advantage of the simple one-touch mobile payment flow found on Apple's next-generation iPhones to boost profits.
09/15/2014, 09:09 am
Apple's new HealthKit tools in iOS 8 are the centerpiece of two separate medical trials about to kick off at prominent U.S. hospitals, aiming to help in treatment of diabetes, cancer and heart disease.
09/15/2014, 04:09 am
Over the past few years, Apple has released a series of OS technologies that connect devices using Bluetooth, WiFi or a combination of the two wireless technologies. Here's how the new Apple Watch--as well as AirDrop, iBeacon and the new Continuity features of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite--work to deliver simple, efficient and fast wireless connectivity, in marked contrast to Google's rival efforts for Android.
09/09/2014, 03:09 pm
iOS 8 will become available to the public on Sept. 17, and developers will have one last chance to test out their apps before its launch with the golden master supplied on Tuesday.
09/09/2014, 01:09 pm
Apple on Tuesday announced the official release date for its next-generation iOS 8 mobile operating system, with user able to update on Sept. 17.
09/09/2014, 03:09 am
Minnesota-based healthcare provider Mayo Clinic will be part of Apple's special media event on Tuesday, one report says, suggesting medical systems solutions will play a major role in today's product announcements.
09/08/2014, 05:09 pm
A report on Monday claims Apple is bolstering its Siri research team in Cambridge, Mass., bringing in new blood and expanding into a larger office as the company weens off Nuance-based technology.
09/05/2014, 12:09 pm
In advance of next week's iPhone 6 unveiling, Apple on Friday released a consumer-facing app for the TestFlight beta service that will come online alongside iOS 8, and is also said to have begun preparations to seed carrier partners with beta builds of iOS 8.0.1.
09/05/2014, 03:09 am
Apple on Thursday launched an updated version of its iTunes Connect developer Web portal, with a design overhaul coming alongside deeper data management features for launching, selling and managing content on the iTunes Store.
Cook says Apple will roll out new iCloud security alerts, expand 2-step authentication after celebrity photo flap
09/04/2014, 10:09 pm
In response to a recently leaked cache of nude photos apparently stolen from celebrities' iCloud accounts, Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company plans to activate new security measures designed to thwart future attacks.
09/04/2014, 06:09 pm
Gamers and music lovers both have App Store updates to be happy about Thursday, as Rovio released the latest edition of its blockbuster Angry Birds franchise and streaming radio firm Rdio unveiled a major update with a focus on stations.
09/04/2014, 05:09 pm
Ahead of an expected iPhone unveiling on Sept. 9, Apple on Thursday rolled out an updated version of its Apple Store app for iOS, introducing cross-device shopping support, enhanced imagery and refined navigation.
09/03/2014, 09:09 pm
Apple's upcoming product releases will lay the groundwork for an aggressive leap into the mobile payments sector that could eventually erode PayPal's firm foundation, according to one research analyst.
09/03/2014, 09:09 am
Following the sale of its handset division to Microsoft, Finnish telecommunications company Nokia on Wednesday announced that it would expand its consumer offerings with the release of a free navigation app -- based on its Here mapping service -- for Apple's iOS and Google's Android platforms.