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Topic: iOS

Apple posts ARM-compatible source code for XNU kernels in iOS & macOS

10/02/2017, 09:10 am

Apple has silently released ARM-ready source code for the XNU kernels found in iOS and macOS, marking a first for iOS, and possibly showing off some of the groundwork for Macs with ARM-based processors.

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Google Drive for iOS updated to make stored documents accessible in Files app

09/29/2017, 04:09 pm

Google has updated its Google Drive app for iOS to fully integrate the cloud storage service with the Files app introduced in iOS 11, with the latest version of Google's app making it possible to access and manage documents and photos stored on Google's servers.

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thatgamecompany's 'Flower' blooms on iPhone, iPad for $4.99 ahead of next title, 'Sky'

09/28/2017, 03:09 pm

Popular and former PlayStation-exclusive game "Flower" has made the leap to Apple's iOS, debuting on the App Store Thursday for $4.99, before developer thatgamecompany launches its next title, "Sky," exclusively on iOS and tvOS this fall.

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Apple seeds first public betas of iOS 11.1, macOS 10.13.1 & tvOS 11.1

09/28/2017, 01:09 pm

Apple has released initial public betas iOS 11.1, macOS 10.13.1, and tvOS 11.1, giving the broader public a chance to test out new features and bugfixes.

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LIFX Tile Kit boasts highly customizable LED panels with HomeKit support

09/27/2017, 12:09 pm

Smartbulb producer LIFX has introduced another way to light up a room, with the Tile wall panels able to change color into a variety of different light patterns, all of which can be controlled via the company's companion app or through smarthome frameworks, including Apple's HomeKit.

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Apple squashes iOS 11 bugs with quick release of iOS 11.0.1

09/26/2017, 01:09 pm

Just a week after iOS 11 was launched to the public, Apple has quickly followed up with iOS 11.0.1, a small update intended to address bugs and fix various issues with the software.

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Tips: Turn off iOS 11 Smart Punctuation to avoid data entry problems

09/26/2017, 09:09 am

An unexpected side effect of Apple's new Smart Punctuation feature in iOS 11 has manifested and is causing some problems with apps that use Core Data to store strings. Here's how to turn off Smart Punctuation, and why you might want to for now.

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New levels, character coming to 'Super Mario Run' with 50% discount

09/25/2017, 09:09 am

Nintendo is preparing to release a major update to 'Super Mario Run' on September 29, with the Friday upgrade introducing new content to the iOS platform game, including a new game mode and playable character, with a discount implementing at the time of the update's release cutting the price of unlocking the full game in half.

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Singapore government to trial Apple Pay for public transport in 2018

09/22/2017, 10:09 pm

A small number of commuters in Singapore will soon be able to use their iPhone or Apple Watch to pay for train and bus rides, as the country's Land Transit Authority plans to launch a pilot program involving Apple Pay in 2018.

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Video: The best ARKit apps you can download now on iOS 11

09/22/2017, 01:09 pm

One of the most hyped features of Apple's new iOS 11 update is ARKit, a series of tools for developers that make it easier than ever to create augmented reality apps. with ARKit apps now available on the App Store, AppleInsider gives you some of the best options you can test out right now.

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iPhone 8 unboxing & fast setup with iOS 11's new Quick Start

09/21/2017, 10:09 pm

In iOS 11, Apple has made it even easier to set up a new iPhone with your existing phone with Quick Start, a new system that discovers your new device (similar to the setup of Apple Watch or AirPods) and transfers most of your settings and preferences automatically. Here's how it works.

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Toronto police ask iPhone users not to test iOS 11 security feature that dials 9-1-1

09/21/2017, 03:09 pm

A new security feature in iOS 11 allows iPhone users to temporarily disable Touch ID logins and quickly call 9-1-1 -- but it has had unintended consequences in Toronto, where the police have asked residents to stop testing it out.

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Inside iOS 11: Cover Sheet mimics lock screen, foretells swipe up to unlock for iPhone X

09/21/2017, 12:09 pm

The launch of iOS 11 brings about a convergence of the iPhone's Notification Center and Lock Screen for a new feature called Cover Sheet. Presenting a user's notifications and other events, the feature also offers a glimpse at how the new home-button-free iPhone X will work when it debuts in November.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's new one-handed keyboard allows for easier typing

09/21/2017, 11:09 am

Although most recent iPhones aren't as friendly to one-handed users as the iPhone SE, Apple's new iOS 11 does offer a special one-handed keyboard that compresses buttons into one corner of the screen. Here's how to use it.

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Apple highlights revamped iOS 11 App Store in new ads

09/20/2017, 08:09 pm

Apple debuted a redesigned App Store with the launch of iOS 11 on Tuesday, bringing with it a revamped card-based user interface with bold graphics, a new set of spotlight categories, an emphasis on content curation and more.

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Bluetooth & Wi-Fi can't be fully disabled via iOS 11 Control Center, Apple says

09/20/2017, 03:09 pm

Contrary to intuition, toggling off Bluetooth and/or Wi-Fi in the iOS 11 Control Center won't completely disable those radios, according to a new Apple support document.

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Apple's AirPlay 2 not currently functional in iOS 11 devices connected to tvOS 11

09/20/2017, 10:09 am

Apple's AirPlay 2 discussion at the 2017 WWDC promised streaming support to multiple targets from an iPhone or iPad -- but initial testing seems to suggest that the feature is not currently enabled in iOS 11, tvOS 11 or both.

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Apollo Cloud 2 Duo first NAS hard drive array to support Apple's iOS 11 Files apps on iPad, iPhone

09/20/2017, 09:09 am

Promise Technology has announced that its Apollo Cloud 2 Duo network attached storage device has received a software update to allow it to appear in the iOS 11 Files application for seamless transfer of files to and from the device from both the Mac and an iPhone or iPad.

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Ikea's augmented reality app now available for download

09/19/2017, 09:09 pm

First teased at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June as part of Apple's ARKit debut, Ikea's augmented reality shopping app, Ikea Place, saw release on Tuesday shortly after iOS 11 was pushed out to end users.

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First ARKit apps hit App Store, including Strava's Fitness AR and room dimensioning app PLNAR

09/19/2017, 08:09 pm

With the release of iOS 11 on Tuesday, iPhone and iPad owners will see a flood of augmented reality titles hit the App Store thanks to Apple's introduction of ARKit. An app utilizing fitness tracking app maker Strava's API and room dimensioning title PLNAR are among the first to take advantage of the specialized API.

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