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Topic: iOS

TikTok returns to App Store in India following week-long ban

04/24/2019, 09:04 pm

Popular Chinese video sharing app TikTok is again available on India's app stores, ending a week-long, court-ordered ban that restricted downloads of the title in its largest growth market.

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MindNode 6 mind mapping app adds new Focus mode to Mac and iOS

04/24/2019, 02:04 pm

The longstanding mind map app MindNode has been updated to add new features to its Mac and iOS versions. Both now feature a Focus mode that concentrates the map on one topic and the iOS edition also lets you select multiple elements to edit or move together.

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Apple rolls out third public beta builds of iOS 12.3 and macOS 10.14.5

04/23/2019, 01:04 pm

One day after providing the latest set of beta builds for developer testing, Apple has made the third public beta counterparts for iOS 12.3 and macOS 10.14.5 available to download for those enrolled in the company's test program.

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Mouse support over USB-C could arrive for iPad Pro in iOS 13

04/23/2019, 11:04 am

Apple could include the ability to use a mouse or trackpad within iOS 13, a report suggests, which beyond accessibility could enable the iPad or iPad Pro to more directly compete with notebooks and other devices that could be used as a complete computer replacement.

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At WWDC, iOS 13 may get the photo management update it needs

04/23/2019, 06:04 am

A new report has highlighted several new features and changes predicted to be announced at WWDC for iOS 13 and macOS 10.15. Most notably, it appears that Apple will finally be implementing a new image flow when importing photos from external media.

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Apple distributes third developer betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, macOS 10.14.5

04/22/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has reached the third round of developer betas in its current cycle, offering up new builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS 10.14.5 up for testing by program participants, as well as a second build for the third-generation Apple TV software version 7.3.

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When to use an external microphone or recorder to make your podcasts

04/20/2019, 09:04 am

You can record your podcast on your iPhone, but what you might not be able to do so easily is make sure that the audio sounds good. Buying a broadcast-quality microphone or a separate audio recorder can bring your podcasting up a level, and there is some hardware that we like.

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Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time tipped to transfer to macOS 10.15

04/19/2019, 11:04 am

Siri Shortcuts, iOS' automation service, could make an appearance in macOS in the update to version 10.15, with the claim it and Screen Time will be among the functions transferred over from iOS at the 2019 World Wide Developer's Conference.

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Apple said to be unifying Find My Friends & Find My iPhone, developing Tile-style tracker

04/17/2019, 09:04 am

Apple is reportedly working to merge Find My Friends and Find My iPhone into a single app, and even compete with Tile by launching a new object-tracking tag.

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Apple pulls TikTok from India's App Store in compliance with government ban

04/16/2019, 11:04 pm

Following weeks of legal wrangling, Apple and Google on Wednesday complied with government demands and removed popular video sharing app TikTok from their respective app stores.

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Indian government requests Apple remove TikTok from App Store over child safety fears

04/16/2019, 09:04 am

Apple has been requested to remove the popular Chinese social video app TikTok from the App Store by the Indian government, over the belief developer ByteDance is failing to protect its younger users from seeing inappropriate content and that the app is a danger to children.

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Dark mode, universal 'Undo' gestures touted to arrive in 'iOS 13'

04/15/2019, 10:04 am

The next major release of iOS will join macOS in having a "dark mode," a report claims, with "iOS 13" also tipped to introduce increased multitasking options on iPad, font management changes, and a universal gesture to undo commands.

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Cardhop contacts app comes to iOS with fast searching and powerful quick actions

04/13/2019, 12:04 pm

A new iOS app, from the developer of Fantastical, aims to turn Contacts from something you rarely search into a tool you regularly exploit. Alongside fast search and sorting, it lets you rapidly start calling, texting and emailing directly from it.

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Apple adds 'Confirm Subscription' step to iOS app subscription purchases

04/11/2019, 11:04 pm

In what appears to be a bid to thwart "scammy" apps, Apple recently activated an extra confirmation step in iOS that requires users to physically interact with a pop-up notification before committing to the purchase of recurring app subscription.

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Netherlands competition regulator investigating App Store dominance abuse claims

04/11/2019, 09:04 am

Apple is being investigated by a competition regulator in the Netherlands over the dominance of the App Store to determine if Apple has abused its position in the app marketplace, and has put out a call to developers asking for examples of potential abuses.

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Apple allegedly paid $485M to acquire Texture, the core of Apple News+

04/10/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple paid at least $485 million to acquire Texture, the digital magazine subscription service it acquired in early 2018 and absorbed into Apple News, it has been alleged, with the size of the purchase indicating how much the iPhone maker valued the service's technology and potential.

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Second public beta builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, and macOS 10.14.5 now available to download

04/09/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has issued the second public betas of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, and macOS 10.14.5 for testing, just one day after the developer counterpart builds were offered up to download by participants in the test program.

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Pixelmator Photo is now available on the iPad

04/09/2019, 08:04 am

The new image manipulating app brings the photo-specific tools of the Mac's Pixelmator Pro, to iOS and adds new machine learning features to speed up typical photography editing tasks.

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Everything new in iOS 12.3 beta 2

04/08/2019, 04:04 pm

AppleInsider goes hands-on with the latest beta of iOS 12.3, which includes the newly revamped TV app and several minor tweaks.

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Enterprise certificates still being abused to spy on iPhone users

04/08/2019, 02:04 pm

Apple's Enterprise Certificate program continues to be abused for unauthorized purposes with the discovery of a disguised spyware app that has the capability to acquire a considerable amount of data from a user's iPhone, one that may have been created by a government surveillance app developer.

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