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Topic: iOS

Activity app challenge awards go missing for some iOS 12 upgraders

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

Some iPhone owners may notice some of their Activity Challenge awards have disappeared from their list of achievements after updating to iOS 12, Apple warns, advising a fix to restore the missing accolades is on the way.

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Everything new in iOS 12.1 beta 1: Group FaceTime returns!

09/18/2018, 03:09 pm

The first developer beta of iOS 12.1 has been seeded to developers. AppleInsider takes the plunge to discover any new features or changes buried within.

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Apple issues first developer betas for iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1, and tvOS 12.1

09/18/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple has restarted its beta release cycle once again, one day after ending the previous cycle by shipping public releases, with new first beta builds of iOS 12.1, watchOS 5.1 and tvOS 12.1 being issued to developers for testing.

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New iPhones can conduct certain NFC transactions even when iOS is not running

09/17/2018, 11:09 pm

The iPhone XS and XS Max, which ship this week, as well as the forthcoming iPhone XR support certain NFC card transactions even when iOS is not running and the host device is powered because it needs to be charged.

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Apple details Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, student ID cards, more in updated iOS Security Guide

09/17/2018, 07:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 12, Apple on Monday issued as revised version of its iOS Security Guide detailing new features and system improvements including Siri Suggestions, the new Shortcuts app, Screen Time and more.

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Updates bring Password Autofill support to 1Password, Dashlane, Keeper and LastPass

09/17/2018, 05:09 pm

Updates to popular iOS titles 1Password, Dashlane, LastPass and Keeper deliver support for Apple's Password Autofill tool, a built-in password management extension that is now open to third-party apps in iOS 12.

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iWork updates for iOS and macOS deliver support for Siri Shortcuts, dark mode, more

09/17/2018, 05:09 pm

Apple on Monday updated its iWork suite on iOS and macOS with several new enhancements and features designed for their latest operating systems, including support for Siri Shortcuts on iOS and dark mode on Mac.

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How your favorite apps are embracing Siri Shortcuts

09/17/2018, 03:09 pm

Both iOS 12 and Apple's Shortcuts app launched today to the masses. AppleInsider has rounded up some of the most popular apps to include support for Siri Shortcuts and walks through some of the possibilities for them.

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Shortcuts launches on App Store as update to Workflow

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple's new Shortcuts app has been released on the App Store today, showing as an update to the Workflow app. It is launching alongside iOS 12 and watchOS 5.

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Apple's iOS 12 is here, adding improved performance, Life Balance features, Memoji, Augmented Reality, ARKit 2, and more

09/17/2018, 01:09 pm

Apple released iOS 12 on Monday five days after its announcements of the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR. The new OS features better performance for older devices, Augmented Reality and ARKit 2, new life balance tools, and tweaks to Siri, Photos and Apple News.

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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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