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Topic: iOS

Five years after Steve Jobs: An Apple with the courage to say 'No'

10/05/2016, 12:10 pm

Five years ago today, Steve Jobs passed away -- just one day after Apple introduced Siri on the new iPhone 4s. While the pundit press immediately dreamed of a rapid collapse of Apple in his absence, instead the company Jobs cofounded spiraled upward to become the largest and most profitable ever. Why were they all so very wrong?

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How to send messages on your iPhone with fireworks, balloons, and other screen flair in Apple's iOS 10

10/04/2016, 02:10 pm

Add a little flair to iMessages, thanks to the iOS 10 update that allows for the inclusion of everything from shooting stars, to fireworks, to emphasizing a point with "loud" texts and emojis.

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Apple issues second developer beta of iOS 10.1 with support for iPhone 7 Plus Portrait photos

10/04/2016, 01:10 pm

Apple on Tuesday supplied registered developers with a second pre-release beta of iOS 10.1, a forthcoming update that will introduce the new bokeh Portrait photo mode for owners of the newly released dual-camera iPhone 7 Plus.

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Tip: Send low-quality photos and save data via Apple's Messages app in iOS 10

10/03/2016, 01:10 pm

Users can now send photos iPhone in low quality mode, conserving data and battery usage via a new feature found in Apple's Messages app in iOS 10. Here's how to use it.

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Apple threatens to pull No. 1 iMessage sticker pack 'Phoneys' for violating App Store regulations

09/30/2016, 09:09 pm

Apple on Friday issued an ultimatum to Adam Howell, developer of sticker pack "Phoneys," saying he must fundamentally change the content of his top-selling iMessage App Store title or face removal.

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Apple's iOS 10 now running on more devices than iOS 9

09/30/2016, 06:09 pm

Adoption of iOS 10 has surpassed the halfway mark in just two weeks of availability, as research shows more than 55 percent of compatible devices are running Apple's latest mobile operating system.

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Exploit broker triples iOS bounty to $1.5M, cites security improvements and demand

09/29/2016, 09:09 pm

Zerodium, a well-known "bug broker," on Thursday announced a new $1.5 million top end limit for zero-day exploits targeting iPhones and iPads running Apple's latest version of iOS 10.

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The CW launches Apple TV app, no cable login required

09/29/2016, 08:09 pm

Adding to an already successful mobile app offering, television network The CW updated both its iOS and tvOS apps on Thursday with new features like AirPlay support and the ability to stream shows without a cable login.

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Skype for iOS gets Siri and CallKit support in latest update

09/28/2016, 07:09 pm

Skype on Wednesday became the latest app to take advantage of Apple's new iOS 10 APIs, with the popular VoIP product now supporting both Siri commands and CallKit for a completely integrated experience.

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Apple activates Search Ads ahead of Oct. 5 launch, gives developers $100 credit for first campaign

09/28/2016, 06:09 pm

As promised, Apple on Wednesday activated backend machinery for Search Ads, a new feature in iOS 10 that allows developers to purchase promotional ads which show up in iOS App Store searches.

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Apple partners with leading business service provider Deloitte for enterprise IT

09/28/2016, 03:09 pm

Apple continues to move into enterprise information technology, with a new partnership with Deloitte formed to help businesses utilize the iOS ecosystem of hardware, software and services in the workplace.

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Apple summons security experts for bug bounty program brief - report

09/28/2016, 11:09 am

Apple has allegedly invited a bevy of third party security experts and device hackers to its headquarters to break down the details of the previously announced bug bounty program for macOS and iOS.

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Forensics firm says backups easier to crack in iOS 10, Apple promises fix

09/24/2016, 10:09 pm

Apple appears to have unintentionally weakened the security of local backups in iOS 10, as a result of offering an "alternative password verification mechanism," according to a Russian forensics company.

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Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 update fixing Lightning EarPods bug, Photos crashes, app extension issues

09/23/2016, 12:09 pm

Apple on Friday pushed out a minor update for its newly released iOS 10 platform, squashing a handful of bugs for iPhone and iPad users, most notably one related to controls on Lightning-connected headphones.

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Inside iOS 10: Apple Maps adds power, simplicity to iPhone navigation

09/23/2016, 11:09 am

Apple introduced a new look in Maps with iOS 10, but more importantly implemented key search and discovery features, as well as backend tools for app extensibility that make navigating everyday life a little more convenient.

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Apple iOS 10.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.1 public betas now available

09/22/2016, 01:09 pm

One day after the release of post-September announcement developer betas, Apple has also made available public versions of iOS 10.1 (featuring Portrait mode for the iPhone 7 Plus) and macOS 10.12.1 to eligible participants.

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Inside iOS 10: Examining the new smart Photos features

09/22/2016, 12:09 pm

With the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra updates Apple introduced a set of automated Photos tools, like new machine learning algorithms that automatically identify faces and places, that combine to make image search and organization easier than ever.

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Apple's first iOS 10.1 beta enables iPhone 7 Plus bokeh 'Portrait' mode

09/21/2016, 02:09 pm

Promised to arrive later this year, the new "Portrait" mode utilizing the dual-lens design of the iPhone 7 Plus camera is available to test now with the newly released iOS 10.1 beta for developers.

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Inside iOS 10: How to install, use and remove apps for Messages

09/21/2016, 10:09 am

New to iOS 10 is deep app integration with Apple's Messages app. The process to add a third party's functionality to Messages isn't a one-click process, though -- here's how to do it.

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Google launches Allo 'smart' messaging app with Google Assistant AI

09/21/2016, 01:09 am

As promised, Google late Tuesday launched Allo, a so-called "smart" messaging app that sets itself apart from the crowd by integrating artificial intelligence assistant akin to Apple's Siri.

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