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Topic: iOS

WebKit flaw crashes iPhones when malicious page opened in browsers, HTML-rendering apps

09/17/2018, 08:09 am

A security researcher has disclosed a bug in WebKit that can cause a kernel panic on an iOS device, prompting a restart of an affected iPhone or iPad, by exploiting a vulnerability in the rendering engine using just 15 lines of code in a webpage.

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App Roundup: Affinity Photo, Plex, Halide, Alloy, more!

09/15/2018, 07:09 am

New apps and updates to programs are pushed to the App Store and other online marketplaces every day, and there are just too many of them to keep track of all changes. AppleInsider collects together some macOS and iOS app highlights from the last week that you should examine.

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Apple seeds Shortcuts GM build to developers ahead of release

09/14/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple on Friday seeded the "Golden Master" build of marquee iOS 12 app Shortcuts to developers via TestFlight ahead of a scheduled launch next week.

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Waze starts beta testing Apple CarPlay support ahead of iOS 12 release

09/14/2018, 08:09 am

Google's Waze is preparing for Apple's public release of iOS 12 and CarPlay's support for third-party navigational apps, by allowing participants in its private beta program early access to the service via Apple's automotive platform.

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iPhone XS & iPhone XR have improvement to near-field communication, allowing for easier interactions

09/13/2018, 04:09 pm

Apple has updated Core NFC, the iOS system used to perform NFC-based transactions with apps, with the change now allowing for tags that use the technology to be read by an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR without requiring the user to open a relevant app beforehand.

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How Apple has hit 2 billion iOS devices sold, and when it will hit 2 billion iPhones

09/13/2018, 12:09 pm

At the start of Apple's "Gather Round" iPhone XS launch event on Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook took to the stage and advised the company was close to shipping its 2 billionth iOS device. AppleInsider checks the numbers to see how close that goal is, and how far away the iPhone is from reaching the same milestone.

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Apple just released the iOS 12 GM, here's everything you need to know

09/12/2018, 09:09 pm

Following Apple's "Gather Round" event, the company released the Gold Master of iOS 12 to beta testers ahead of public release. Here's everything that changed.

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Apple says iPhone & Watch apps will have to support iOS 12, watchOS 5 & new hardware by March

09/12/2018, 07:09 pm

Following its Wednesday GM releases, Apple on Wednesday began calling for developers to submit apps compatible with iOS 12, watchOS 5, and tvOS 12, warning that iPhone and Apple Watch apps will have to meet new standards come March.

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Apple seeds GMs of iOS 12, tvOS 12 & watchOS 5, 11th macOS Mojave beta

09/12/2018, 03:09 pm

Prepping for launch, Apple on Wednesday released golden masters of iOS 12 and tvOS 12 to developers and the public, as well as new developer-only seeds of watchOS 5 and macOS Mojave.

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Apple to ship iOS 12 on Sept. 17

09/12/2018, 02:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday announced that the latest edition of iOS, iOS 12, is set to arrive Sept. 17.

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Apple achieves 'Mission: Impossible' of reaching 2 billion iOS device shipments

09/12/2018, 01:09 pm

Following a "Mission: Impossible" sendup, Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the company's "Gather Round" event that Apple is about to sell its two billionth iOS device, a new milestone for the company.

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Safari for iOS URL spoofing exploit revealed, with no documented fix

09/11/2018, 10:09 am

A security researcher has revealed an issue that can allow website addresses to be spoofed in Safari for iOS and Microsoft's Edge browser, but while Microsoft has since fixed the flaw, it is unclear if Apple has updated Safari, potentially leaving the iOS browser vulnerable to attack.

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App Roundup: Pixelmator Pro, Skype, Firefox, Minecraft: Education Edition, more!

09/08/2018, 08:09 am

The App Stores and other digital marketplaces are inundated with new apps and updates to existing releases every day. AppleInsider highlights some of the new additions, software updates, and other changes that took place across the last week.

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Apple removes Alex Jones' Infowars app from App Store

09/07/2018, 09:09 pm

Nearly a month after Apple dropped Alex Jones' podcasts from iTunes and Podcasts, the company has removed the Infowars app from the iOS App Store, completing a purge of the conspiracy theorist's content from its various distribution platforms.

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Dozens of iOS apps secretly collect location history for data monetization, analysis says

09/07/2018, 07:09 pm

GuardianApp, from the Sudo Security Group, finds that a number of iOS apps are secretly collecting and sending location histories and other sensitive user information to third-party data monetization firms.

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Apple's iPhone X nears perfection with iOS 12

09/07/2018, 11:09 am

When the iPhone X launched, it was such a drastic redesign it was great, but still similar to a first-generation product with a host of little frustrations that needed to be worked out over time. With iOS 12, Apple has done just that, finally making the iPhone X what it was meant to be.

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How to master Split View and Slide Over for iOS apps

09/06/2018, 01:09 pm

While Split View is a convenient feature of macOS, its equivalent on iOS is so good that it makes iPads truly productive tools. AppleInsider looks at how you can exploit its benefits.

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iOS 12 is coming soon, and the iOS 11 Tips app is telling users about features

09/06/2018, 09:09 am

Suggesting that iOS 12 is right around the corner, Apple has started presenting promotional tips to users in the iOS 11 version of the Tips app.

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Skype users can now record calls on Mac and iOS

09/04/2018, 08:09 pm

Microsoft on Tuesday added call recording functionality to its Skype voice and video calling service, an oft-requested feature that will add platform value for a wide swath of users, from professionals to on-the-go podcasters.

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Adoption of iOS 11 reaches 85 percent ahead of release of iOS 12

09/04/2018, 02:09 pm

New data published to Apple's developer website reveals iOS 11 has been installed on 85 percent of iPhones and iPads, showing it to have been adopted by the vast majority of compatible devices just before the expected release of its replacement, iOS 12.

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