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Topic: iOS

E3 2017: Minecraft will allow iOS gamers to play with Windows 10, Android users

06/13/2017, 12:06 pm

Mojang will be releasing an update to its popular building and exploration game Minecraft this summer that will introduce increased cross-platform play, allowing owners of the iOS version to play with Windows, Android, VR, and console versions, as well as a number of other changes to the popular title.

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E3 2017: Ubisoft's 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' will bring free-to-play PvP to Apple's iOS

06/13/2017, 11:06 am

The wacky world of South Park is coming to the iPhone later this year with "Phone Destroyer," a free-to-play title where characters from the hit long running TV show square off against each other in a neighborhood showdown.

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E3 2017: Anticipated sequel 'Alto's Odyssey' arrives on Apple's iOS this summer

06/13/2017, 11:06 am

The follow-up to popular iPhone game "Alto's Adventure" was showcased this week at E3, as the finishing touches are put on endless runner "Alto's Odyssey" ahead of its launch on iOS this summer.

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E3 2017: Sony announces 'PlayLink' local multiplayer titles with PS4-to-iOS cross-platform support

06/13/2017, 10:06 am

Sony this week unveiled a new series of games branded "PlayLink," focusing on in-person multiplayer experiences for its PlayStation 4 console that will allow new players to get in the game with their iPhone. One announced PlayLink title, "Hidden Agenda," lets participants collaborate to stop a serial killer.

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Watch: Control Center gets overhauled (again) in iOS 11

06/12/2017, 12:06 pm

Control Center in iOS 11 is both expanded and customizable, offering quick access to more key iPhone features than ever before with just a swipe up from the bottom of the screen. AppleInsider shows you how it works.

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First look: GoPro's upcoming QuikStories software is an automated storytelling tool

06/11/2017, 07:06 am

GoPro wants to automate the process of offloading, editing and creating videos on mobile devices from footage captured by its Hero 5 action camera, and QuikStories is its answer. AppleInsider got a sneak peek at the forthcoming software at the GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, Colo., this week.

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WWDC17 Scholarship winner Kenny Batista shared his experiences at Apple's big week for developers

06/10/2017, 11:06 pm

Nineteen year old app developer Kenny Batista was one of roughly 300 scholarship winners Apple invited to its Worldwide Developer Conference last week. He met up with us to talk about his experiences and joined the AppleInsider podcast this week from WWDC.

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Apple partners with Salesforce, Nuance to deliver iMessage Business Chat in iOS 11

06/10/2017, 01:06 am

On the last day of WWDC, Apple detailed Business Chat, its new enterprise customer support platform for iOS 11, leveraging iMessage Apps introduced in iOS 10 as well as integration with Maps, Safari and Spotlight search, in partnership with existing Customer Service Platforms (CSP) from Genesys, LivePerson, Nuance and Salesforce.

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See Apple's iOS 11 one-handed keyboard and key flick features in action

06/09/2017, 11:06 am

Text entry will be easier than ever with Apple's upcoming iOS 11 update, which includes a new one-handed typing option that makes it possible to reach all of the letters on the keyboard with larger iPhone models. AppleInsider shows you how it works.

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Apple Pay person-to-person transfers will be free with debit card, incur 3% fee with credit card

06/08/2017, 03:06 pm

This fall's launch of iOS 11 will include secure person-to-person money transfers authorized by Apple Pay, but if you use it with a credit card instead of debit, the service comes with a caveat: an industry-standard 3 percent fee.

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See how Apple Pay person-to-person payments will work in iOS 11

06/08/2017, 09:06 am

With iOS 11 coming this fall, Apple Pay will allow you to send money directly to friends, family and others through the Messages app. See how it will work in AppleInsider's latest video.

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Inside iOS 11: App Store renovation for iPhone, iPad inspired by Apple Music

06/08/2017, 08:06 am

Other than speed enhancements and new multitasking features, some of the changes to iOS 11 are cosmetic -- one of those surface changes is the appearance of the App Store to make it more look like Apple Music's design language.

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iOS 11 for iPhone: See some of Apple's best new features in action

06/07/2017, 04:06 pm

This year's Worldwide Developers Conference was jam-packed with announcements, but for many, the biggest news is the next-generation version of Apple's most popular platform, iOS 11. AppleInsider dives in and offers you a closer look at what's new in iOS 11 in this video.

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Apple announces WWDC17 Apple Design Award recipients, and we talked to them about their apps

06/07/2017, 02:06 pm

This years' Apple Design Awards recipients spanned the globe, ranging from novel games designed by a single developer to larger productions developed across a staff of full time coders and artists.

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PSA: Don't install iOS 11 beta on your main iPhone unless you hate yourself

06/07/2017, 02:06 pm

Every year, Apple debuts a new version of iOS in beta form. Every year, you get excited and want to test it before it's ready for public consumption. Every year, you will regret doing so.

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Inside iOS 11: Apple's Control Center grows modular, gets customizable

06/07/2017, 01:06 pm

For the second year in a row, the iOS Control Center has seen a major overhaul, as the latest revisions in iOS 11 are even bigger than last time -- including the ability to add or remove shortcuts.

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Inside iOS 11: Run four iPad apps on screen at once with Apple's newly expanded multitasking

06/07/2017, 10:06 am

Multitasking capabilities on the iPad will go up to 11 (or, to be more exact, four) in the next major update to iOS coming this fall, giving users the power to run more apps onscreen at once than ever before.

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First look: The best iOS 11 features for iPad

06/06/2017, 09:06 pm

Apple will introduce a wide range of enhancements to its mobile platform when iOS 11 sees release this fall, including a host of iPad-specific features like multitasking, a customizable dock and redesigned app switcher. AppleInsider takes a closer look at how the beta runs on iPad in this video.

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Apple could expand NFC capabilities beyond Apple Pay in iOS 11

06/06/2017, 08:06 pm

An Apple developer document published this week suggests iOS 11 will open up near-field communications hardware in iPhone 7, and presumably future iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch models, beyond Apple Pay.

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Inside iOS 11: Recommendations offer shortcuts to free up extra storage

06/06/2017, 06:06 pm

In Apple's forthcoming iOS 11, people needing a quick way of freeing up space on an iPhone or iPad will get suggested options that can often be run immediately.

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