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Topic: iOS

Grayshift claims it defeated Apple's forthcoming 'USB Restricted Mode' security feature

06/14/2018, 06:06 pm

Grayshift, the digital forensics firm that markets the GrayKey iPhone unlocking tool, says it already has a workaround for Apple's upcoming "USB Restricted Mode," an iOS 12 security feature that effectively disables hardwired USB data connections bid to protect user information.

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Valve not giving up, rolls out new Steam Link beta for iOS, Apple TV

06/14/2018, 09:06 am

Valve Software is having another go at bringing the Steam Link game-streaming app to iOS and tvOS following Apple's public refusal to list the app in the App Store.

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Apple confirms iOS 12's 'USB Restricted Mode' will thwart police, criminal access [u]

06/13/2018, 05:06 pm

Apple in a statement to AppleInsider on Wednesday said iOS 12's incarnation of "USB Restricted Mode" will thwart criminals, and enhance user's privacy.

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HomeKit support for third-party remote controls coming in iOS 12 and tvOS 12

06/12/2018, 10:06 am

HomeKit didn't get any huge mentions during WWDC last week, but it did pick up one major new feature: support for remote controls that aren't Apple's Siri Remote.

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Hands on with the new ARKit Measure app in iOS 12

06/11/2018, 02:06 pm

Measure is a simple ARKit application allowing you to measure objects in the real world using the camera on your iOS device.

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Apple ships second developer betas for iOS 11.4.1, macOS 10.13.6, and tvOS 11.4.1

06/11/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has shipped the second developer betas of iOS 11.4.1, tvOS 11.4.1, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.6 for testing, with the new batch arriving roughly two weeks after the first betas were released, and following after betas for future milestone releases were provided to developers at WWDC 2018

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Bethesda's new 'Elder Scrolls: Blades' arrives on iOS this fall

06/11/2018, 01:06 am

Game developer Bethesda, during their packed E3 keynote this week, announced that the next installment of the massive Elder Scrolls franchise will be coming to mobile platforms including iOS later this fall.

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Apple Music adds 'Coming Soon' list alongside new album launch details

06/08/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple has started to roll out small changes to Apple Music to give users information about upcoming music releases, including a new 'Coming Soon' section and details of when to expect new albums from artists will be released in the future.

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Podcast discusses iOS 12, macOS Mojave, and interviews author Richard Moss

06/08/2018, 08:06 am

This week on the AppleInsider podcast, Victor and Mike discuss ScreenTime, what developers think of App Store 'trials', and Victor interviews Richard Moss, who wrote the book on the History of Mac Gaming -- literally.

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Startup seeks $200,000 from Apple over 'stolen' Shortcuts app icon

06/07/2018, 09:06 pm

Apple's iOS 12 operating system, unveiled earlier this week, is already the target of a $200,000 legal overture alleging the design of the tech giant's new Shortcuts app icon was cribbed from the logo of tech startup Shift.

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Apple stops signing iOS 11.3 following release of iOS 11.4

06/07/2018, 08:06 pm

As it does with every new iOS release, Apple on Thursday stopped signing legacy iOS 11.3.1 code after last week's release of iOS 11.4.

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Two students detail an "amazing" experience at Apple's WWDC18

06/07/2018, 07:06 pm

For most of Apple's installed base, WWDC is a dramatic keynote address detailing the future of Apple's platforms--sometimes involving hardware product launches. But for attendees, the week-long conference is an opportunity to gain deeper insight into how things work in a series of Sessions; direct access to Apple's engineers in a series of Labs and the opportunity to meet and share experiences with other developers working on similar problems at Get-Togethers and other events, including the Thursday Bash.

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Speed testing iOS 11 versus iOS 12 on an iPhone X

06/07/2018, 06:06 pm

With the unveiling of iOS 12 at Apple's WWDC, Craig Federighi mentioned the company's focus on performance in its upcoming operating system update. AppleInsider starts speed testing the iOS 12 developer beta, comparing it with iOS 11 running on an iPhone X, to see how much faster it really is.

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Apple's Airport Express reappears in Home app in iOS 12 beta

06/07/2018, 02:06 pm

The Home app is once more spotting the AirPort Express in iOS 12, raising the hopes for devotees of the now cancelled hardware.

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These iOS 12 improvements will help you live a less stressful digital life

06/07/2018, 12:06 pm

iOS 12 has a long-awaited "Digital Health" suite of enhancements, which along with other tweaks will greatly help users live a less stressful digital life. AppleInsider delves into all of iOS 12's quality of life improvements, and talks about how they'll help the iPhone-addicted.

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How Apple is making animations smoother in iOS 12

06/07/2018, 09:06 am

Users of iOS 12 may find the user interface to scroll smoother and process animations with fewer dropped frames compared to previous versions, thanks to a series of changes Apple made.

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Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

06/06/2018, 11:06 pm

Apple appears to be relaxing its grip on Siri's media capabilities, as the company is building a new "Play Media" integration into iOS 12 that opens the door to compatibility with third-party streaming services like Spotify.

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This third-year WWDC scholarship winner built an ML model to recognize beer in one day

06/06/2018, 09:06 pm

Every year Apple invites student developers to its Worldwide Developer Conference. This year there were 350 scholarship winners in attendance. This afternoon I met up with Collin DeWaters of Fredericksburg, Virginia, who already has four titles in the App Store and put together a new 3D racing game for his Swift Playground application in three days. He's 21.

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Watch Apple's new Memoji take on Samsung's AR Emoji

06/06/2018, 08:06 pm

After Apple released Animoji for the iPhone X, Samsung fired back with AR Emoji, an augmented reality feature that turns Samsung Galaxy S9 users into cartoon-like avatars. Apple will answer Samsung's retort with Memoji when iOS 12 launches later this year, but you can see how the two features compare right now.

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Inside Apple's move to ramp up security & privacy in iOS 12 & macOS Mojave

06/06/2018, 08:06 am

Apple used the Platforms State of the Union presentation to detail the privacy and security enhancements it will be including in macOS 10.14 and iOS 12, protecting even more types of user data and making it safer for users to download macOS apps away from the Mac App Store.

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