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Topic: iOS

Apple's iOS 7.1 brings iPhone 4 speed enhancements, iBeacon improvements

03/11/2014, 12:03 am

Along with the addition of headline features like CarPlay, Apple's latest iOS 7.1 update brought a welcome speed boost for the four-year-old iPhone 4, as well as new iBeacon handling that allows apps to search for signals even when closed.

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Apple's iOS 7.1 brings animation updates, UI tweaks for Phone, calendar, and more

03/10/2014, 05:03 pm

New features like CarPlay and long-awaited enhancements to Siri and Touch ID headlined Monday's iOS 7.1 update, but Apple also made several aesthetic changes as designers continue to refine the mobile operating system's user interface.

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Apple issues updates for iOS Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote & Podcasts

03/10/2014, 04:03 pm

Along with the release of iOS 7.1, Apple on Monday issued updates for a number of its iOS applications, with Remote, GarageBand, Logic Remote, and Podcasts all receiving attention.

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Apple releases iOS 7.1 with CarPlay support, Siri and Touch ID improvements

03/10/2014, 01:03 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1, the most significant update to its mobile platform in six months, featuring tweaks to the user interface introduced in iOS 7, fixes for lingering bugs, and new features such as support for the new CarPlay infotainment center.

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New Android "RAT" infects Google Play apps, turning phones into spyware zombies

03/07/2014, 06:03 pm

An easy to use new "Remote Administration Tool" malware package for Android offers to infect users, steal their photos and text messages, secretly capture audio or video, record their calls, download their web browser history and steal their email, Facebook and VPN account information.

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Amazon takes online sales management mobile with Amazon Seller iOS app

03/06/2014, 08:03 pm

Amazon on Wednesday released Amazon Seller, an iOS app that acts as a portable toolbox for merchants with accounts with the Internet sales giant to initiate sales, manage products and communicate with customers.

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Apple releases iOS 7-styled iTunes Festival app update, does not require iOS 7.1

03/06/2014, 04:03 pm

Apple on Thursday released the latest version of its iTunes Festival app, which some insiders said would be the harbinger of iOS 7.1, though it appears the app only requires iOS 7 to run.

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CarPlay development characterized as easy, but Apple planning 'slow and steady' rollout

03/06/2014, 03:03 pm

Only a select number of developers were allowed to work with CarPlay prior to this week's announcement, as Apple is taking a slow approach with its new car infotainment system platform, though integration of the feature with existing iOS applications is said to be a simple process.

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Apple approaching March 31 deadline for FTC in-app purchase settlement compliance

03/06/2014, 12:03 pm

Apple is moving toward the March 31 deadline for complying with the terms of its settlement with the FTC over in-app purchases, and the company is alleged to have run into technical difficulties when implementing changes to the iOS App Store.

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Tesla mum on potential CarPlay support, despite meetings with Apple

03/05/2014, 02:03 pm

Silicon Valley carmaker Tesla is conspicuously absent from the consortium of automotive manufacturers that have pledged support for Apple's CarPlay initiative, an omission made more glaring --and puzzling --by recent news of high-level talks between the two companies.

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Roundup: Video of Apple's CarPlay in action with Mercedes, Volvo, & Ferrari

03/05/2014, 10:03 am

With CarPlay's official launch ceremonies in the rear view mirror, the floor of the Geneva Motor Show is now abuzz with hands-on demonstrations that reveal more details of the system's design and flexibility.

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Apple to take mass device deployment program live with iOS 7.1 as launch date looms

03/05/2014, 03:03 am

With Apple's mass iOS deployment intentions revealed, early testers of the service are reporting a smooth rollout of features that sources say will go live once iOS 7.1 is released later in March.

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Apple expected to ship iOS 7.1 'any day now,' will support new iTunes Festival app

03/04/2014, 01:03 pm

With the U.S. debut of the iTunes Festival set to kick off next week, Apple will reportedly update its iOS application to support live streaming of the concerts from the SXSW festival -- but not before the iOS 7.1 update is issued to iPhone and iPad owners.

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Apple's Greg Joswiak appears onstage with Ferrari to introduce new CarPlay-equipped grand tourer

03/04/2014, 09:03 am

Ferrari and Apple made their tie-up official Tuesday as iOS marketing chief Greg Joswiak joined Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo on stage at the Geneva Motor Show to introduce CarPlay support in an updated four-seat Ferrari FF grand tourer.

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Microsoft working to bring Xbox Live service to iOS, taking on Apple's Game Center

03/03/2014, 05:03 pm

Microsoft's Xbox Live social gaming service is set to go cross-platform, reaching beyond the Xbox consoles and Windows devices to Apple's iOS, and also Google's Android.

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Inside the tech behind CarPlay, Apple's new in-vehicle infotainment system

03/03/2014, 04:03 pm

Apple's newly-announced CarPlay system seems to bear more than an onomastic resemblance to AirPlay, as evidence mounts that the celebrated media streaming technology may underpin Apple's vehicular ambitions.

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Apple announces iOS-powered CarPlay infotainment system, to roll out later this year

03/03/2014, 03:03 am

As expected, Apple on Monday announced its latest push into the automotive space with CarPlay, a rebadged "iOS in the Car" that integrates the touch and voice controls of iOS with a car's infotainment system.

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Why Apple, Inc. is keeping the identity of many of its 23 recent acquisitions a secret

03/01/2014, 05:03 pm

Apple has acquired at least 23 firms over the last five quarters, but the purpose--and even the identity--of some of them remains a mystery. This is no accident.

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Apple to announce 'iOS in the Car' tie up with Ferrari, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz next week

02/28/2014, 08:02 pm

Apple is rumored to be prepping an official announcement relating to its "iOS in the Car" initiative, with one report claiming the company will reveal the first three automakers to implement the technology next week.

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Popular messaging app imo.im to end support for third-party IM networks starting Mar. 3

02/28/2014, 08:02 pm

In emails sent out to users on Friday, imo announced that it will be discontinuing support for all third-party instant messaging networks to focus on a build-out of its own platform.

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