Apple touts secure design of iOS as Google chief admits Android is best target for malicious hackers
02/27/2014, 06:02 pm
Speaking at Mobile World Conference, Google's new Android chief Sundar Pichai admitted that security plays second fiddle to "freedom" in the design and implementation of Google's mobile operation system, exposing Android users to an overwhelming, disproportionate share of malware vulnerabilities.
02/27/2014, 05:02 pm
ABC on Thursday announced that it will be live streaming the 86th Academy Awards to the Web and mobile devices, including Apple's iOS lineup, but plans to limit access to subscribers of certain pay-TV providers in specific areas of the country.
02/27/2014, 01:02 pm
Users of popular save-for-later app Instapaper can now stream saved videos directly to their television with Apple's AirPlay, while all-in-one document management app Documents has been redesigned with a flat, iOS 7-inspired user interface.
02/26/2014, 07:02 pm
Apple on Wednesday revealed a variety of changes and additions to its iOS device deployment and management tools for IT professionals in a bid to streamline mass deployments for large enterprise and education institutions.
02/26/2014, 03:02 pm
New mobile tracking data shows that within two days of its release, Apple's iOS 7.0.6 security and maintenance update -- which repaired a potentially critical SSL-related bug -- was already installed on more than 13 percent of iPhones and iPads in North America.
02/25/2014, 08:02 pm
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday released a broadband speed test tool for iOS that not only provides instant feedback on current network health, but also aggregates anonymized speed and location data to maintain a nationwide performance map.
02/25/2014, 04:02 pm
King, the company behind popular iOS game Candy Crush, has abandoned its controversial pursuit of ownership of the term "candy" in the U.S., and has officially withdrawn its trademark application.
Disney Movies Anywhere allows users to bypass Apple's store for iTunes content, comes with free movie
02/25/2014, 08:02 am
iOS device owners interested in keeping and viewing their catalog of digital Disney movies all in one place, as well as buying new titles through Apple without even needing to launch the iTunes Store, can download the new, free Disney Movies Anywhere application, which comes with a free digital copy of Pixar's "The Incredibles."
02/25/2014, 02:02 am
In a blog post late Monday, network security firm FireEye claims to have discovered a new iOS "flaw" that allows a nefarious app to log touch events and button presses in the background, then send the data off to a remote server.
02/23/2014, 02:02 pm
Slanted media reports targeting Apple appear to be directly connected to the company's failure to pay for more favorable coverage in the model of Samsung. It doesn't appear to be affecting Apple's sales or profits, however.
02/21/2014, 10:02 pm
As the mobile device market -- led by device from Apple and Google -- continues to devour traditional PC marketshare, Microsoft is reportedly looking cheaper Windows licensing fees in a bid to stop the hemorrhaging.
02/21/2014, 07:02 pm
The U.S. Air Force announced earlier in February that it will be swapping out some 5,000 BlackBerry devices for Apple's iPhone and iPad, with the move being a first step in the eventual retirement of all BlackBerry products carried by USAF personnel.
Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 with fix for SSL connection verification, rolls out Apple TV Software Update [u]
02/21/2014, 01:02 pm
Apple on Friday issued a minor update for its mobile operating system, with iOS 7.0.6 fixing an issue with SSL connection verification.
02/21/2014, 12:02 am
Apple on Thursday rolled out its two-step authentication system, including verification via SMS, for Apple ID users in Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain.
02/20/2014, 08:02 am
Just over two months after launching a new SDK for their gesture-based keyboard into beta, Fleksy on Thursday announced that the free program is now open to all developers and that a slew of new apps have come on board.
02/18/2014, 03:02 pm
Google on Tuesday updated its translation app with native iOS 7 support and additional languages, while Realmac Software announced that popular to-do list app Clear will be offered for free for 24 hours.
02/17/2014, 07:02 pm
Apple's next free iOS 7 update is expected to fix bugs and enhance a variety of user interface elements, but fresh rumors claim the release -- supposedly coming in mid-March -- will also include a major overhaul of the Mobile Device Management mass deployment system and will launch alongside a totally new "Volume Services" Web client.
02/17/2014, 06:02 pm
Apple on Monday released a new version of its iTunes Connect Sales and Trends tool, which aids developers in understanding sales data so they can make changes to better target their products.
02/14/2014, 12:02 pm
MetaWatch this week updated its iOS application to send basketball scores, as well as steps counted by the iPhone 5s M7 chip, to its wrist-worn accessory. In addition, fast food franchise Taco Bell has revealed it is working on a mobile ordering system that will debut on the iPhone later this year.
02/14/2014, 07:02 am
BlackBerry on Friday updated its BlackBerry Messenger app for iOS with a slew of new features including voice calling, while consumer push notification service Push.co is temporarily offering its own app for no cost to celebrate newly-added IFTTT integration.