01/13/2017, 12:01 pm
The security of the Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging service may not be as strong as previously believed, with a reported discovery of a backdoor that potentially allows Facebook see the contents of encrypted messages [updated with statement from WhatsApp].
01/13/2017, 10:01 am
In announcing its upcoming Switch console this week, Nintendo revealed that parents will have access to extensive controls on how their children play by way of a mobile app available for Apple's iOS.
01/13/2017, 10:01 am
Image and video sharing app Snapchat is making itself easier and quicker to navigate by username, via a soon-to-arrive update for iOS introducing a universal search bar that gives access to core functions.
01/12/2017, 06:01 pm
A U.S. federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that people do indeed have the right to sue Apple over limiting iOS devices to apps from the App Store, potentially paving the way for an open app marketplace in the future.
01/12/2017, 04:01 pm
Just days after Apple seeded a third beta version of iOS 10.2.1 to developers, the company on Thursday issued a fourth iteration of the forthcoming operating system for testing.
01/12/2017, 03:01 pm
Google on Thursday updated its Maps apps for iOS and Android alike with a new, more in-depth ridesharing interface, including deeper integration with Uber that lets people hail a car without switching apps.
01/12/2017, 03:01 am
According to independent analyst Horace Dediu, Apple's iOS hardware ecosystem and related services is on schedule to generate a cumulative $1 trillion sometime in 2017, a milestone for a consumer product.
01/11/2017, 04:01 pm
One Drop on Wednesday launched the Chrome Blood Glucose Monitoring Kit on Apple's online store, offering a heavily iOS-based option for people suffering from diabetes.
Rejected by Apple a year ago, 'The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth' accepted into App Store with no changes
01/11/2017, 03:01 pm
Cult indie game The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is now available to download from the App Store, after previously being rejected by Apple over themes of violence towards children.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.