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Topic: iOS

Video shows early competing iPhone prototypes developed by Tony Fadell and Scott Forstall

01/11/2017, 01:01 am

A video posted to the internet on Tuesday shows two very early iPhone prototypes running differing software versions of Apple's "Acorn OS," one developed by a team led by Tony Fadell and another by Scott Forstall's group.

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ESPN, WatchESPN iOS apps updated to add support for Apple's single sign-on

01/10/2017, 01:01 pm

Sports broadcaster ESPN has made it easier for viewers to watch its programming via its apps, with both the ESPN and WatchESPN iOS apps gaining support for Apple's single sign-on feature, as well as compatibility with Google Chromecast and more.

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'Pokemon Go' blocked from iPhone launch in China while state censor evaluates security risks

01/10/2017, 12:01 pm

The highly-popular iPhone game Pokémon Go will not be available in China anytime in the near future, until government officials complete an investigation into the potential risks posed by the game, as well as others using augmented reality and location data.

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Ten Years of iPhone: the past present and future of Apple's blockbuster phenomenon

01/09/2017, 03:01 am

Ten years ago today, Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone during his keynote address at Macworld 2007. More than just a new product, the new device launched a radical new computing platform and rapidly accelerated the sophistication of mobile computing.

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Is Apple getting Siri-ous in the face of Amazon's Alexa Echo?

01/07/2017, 07:01 pm

There's a new gold rush in tech, related to voice assistance and a voice-first interface for everything we do at home, in the car and while out and about. What happens if the world's best positioned, most profitable tech company fails to capitalize on it?

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Apple forced to remove LinkedIn app from Russian App Store

01/06/2017, 10:01 pm

Russian authorities recently required Apple and Google to remove the LinkedIn app from their respective digital stores in a move tied to a court ruling from November that blocked access to the service for ignoring local internet regulations.

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Video demonstrates old 'Acorn OS' interface considered for iPhone prior to iOS

01/06/2017, 01:01 pm

Avid product leaker Sonny Dickson has published looks at the Apple "Acorn OS" operating system, thought to be at the core of early Apple iPhone prototypes.

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Instagram adds wide color gamut, Live Photos support to iOS app

01/05/2017, 10:01 pm

Instagram on Thursday updated made good on promises to incorporate wide color gamut support for iPhone 7 owners in a backend software update that also includes compatibility with Apple's Live Photos.

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Apple's iOS 10 now on 3 out of 4 compatible devices

01/05/2017, 05:01 pm

In newly released iOS 10 adoption statistics, Apple on Thursday revealed 76 percent of compatible devices are now running the current generation operating system, a massive uptick since iPhone 7 launched in September.

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Alpine announces iLX-107 in-dash receiver with wireless Apple CarPlay

01/05/2017, 03:01 pm

Drivers will be able to ditch their Lightning cable and still use Apple's CarPlay with the new Alpine iLX-107 in-car infotainment system, featuring a 7-inch touchscreen and built-in AM/FM receiver.

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Apple celebrates monumental 2016 App Store growth, $240M on New Years Day alone

01/05/2017, 08:01 am

Apple on Thursday announced that the App Store's biggest single day yet was on New Years Day, capping a year that saw Apple pay out $20 billion to developers in 2016 alone.

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Yale smart locks get HomeKit integration with $75 module

01/05/2017, 01:01 am

Lock maker Yale on Wednesday announced a $75 HomeKit module that plugs directly into existing hardware, offering owners the ability to control select smart locks with Siri and Apple's Home app.

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Vine to transition from social network to camera app on Jan. 17

01/04/2017, 08:01 pm

Twitter-owned Vine on Wednesday laid out an official timeline for its transition from social video sharing network to dedicated camera app, saying the conversion will take place on Jan. 17.

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Hands-on: LEVLpro measures your fat burning state with one breath, connects to iOS

01/04/2017, 06:01 pm

A new health-focused, iOS-connected device claims to be able to measure a user's fat burning state with just one breath, helping make real-time decisions about diet and exercise to optimize fat loss. AppleInsider went hands on this week at CES and offers a first look.

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iOS-compatible Ring Floodlight Cam features 110 decibel siren, cloud camera recording

01/04/2017, 03:01 pm

Ring, the manufacturer of the connected Video Doorbell, is giving homeowners another way to secure their home. The Ring Floodlight Cam is a combination of a security camera and motion-sensitive outdoor light, which can be used to monitor an area remotely via a mobile app or a computer, alerting users if suspicious activity is detected nearby.

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iOS-connected LEGO Boost will help children learn programming, building

01/04/2017, 01:01 pm

Children will be able to bring their LEGO creations to life with the help of LEGO Boost, a new building and coding set that utilizes bricks with environment sensors, and a connected iOS application.

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iDevices' Instant Switch is a Bluetooth remote for HomeKit compatible appliances

01/04/2017, 12:01 am

Adding to an already impressive ecosystem of connected home devices, iDevices on Tuesday debuted Instant Switch, a wall-mounted Bluetooth controller styled after traditional light switches.

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Apple Pay adds support for 17 new US banks and credit unions

01/03/2017, 05:01 pm

Apple this week expanded support for its quickly growing Apple Pay service with the addition of 17 new U.S. banks and credit unions.

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Apple's Best of 2016 year in review video showcases top apps, movies, music and more

01/03/2017, 04:01 pm

Serving as an accompaniment to its Best of 2016 charts, Apple on Tuesday posted to YouTube a video chronicling last year's most memorable movies, TV shows, apps, music, Beats 1 interviews and more.

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Rumor: Apple to release iOS 10.3 beta with 'Theater mode' in January

12/30/2016, 06:12 pm

A highly questionable rumor on Friday claims Apple is preparing the first beta release of iOS 10.3, thought by some to be an iPad-centric update, in early January with a new device mode called "Theater."

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