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Topic: iOS

Developers say Apple's limitations on location tracking are anti-competitive

08/16/2019, 06:08 pm

A group of iOS app developers have taken issue with new privacy policies Apple is set to debut with iOS 13 this fall, saying location tracking restrictions placed on third parties are anti-competitive and could harm their respective businesses.

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Apple sues virtualization firm Corellium for selling iOS and iTunes knockoffs

08/15/2019, 07:08 pm

Apple on Thursday filed a lawsuit claiming software virtualization firm Corellium, which markets its wares to security researchers, infringes on copyrights covering iOS, iTunes and other Apple assets.

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Everything new in iOS 13 beta 7: 3D Touch, icon tweaks, more

08/15/2019, 03:08 pm

Apple is continuing to evolve iOS 13, and included several public-facing tweaks with the seventh developer beta. Here is everything we've found so far.

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Apple's 'iPhone 11' event is probably on September 10

08/15/2019, 03:08 pm

An asset buried in the seventh iOS 13 beta suggests that the 'iPhone 11' will debut in an event on Tuesday, September 10.

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How to stop getting the 'Storage Full' message on your iPhone

08/15/2019, 02:08 pm

When you get this warning message about your iPhone being almost or entirely full, take these steps to free up the most space in the quickest time.

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Apple releases seventh developer betas of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13 & watchOS 6 [u]

08/15/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple is on its seventh round of developer betas for its milestone operating systems, with new builds of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13 now available for testing.

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Apple responds to aftermarket iPhone replacement battery health warning

08/14/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple's 'Service' battery message in the iPhone XR, iPhone XS, and iPhone XS Max Battery Health bar following a battery replacement outside of Apple's authorized repair network is doing its job, Apple has confirmed, with the warning a safety measure for users that doesn't affect how the installed battery functions at all.

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How to pay your Apple Card bill

08/14/2019, 01:08 pm

It's not the best part of owning a credit card, but since we have to pay them off, Apple has made the process remarkably fast and easy for Apple Card payments.

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Apple Card invitation problem leading to bogus international application emails

08/14/2019, 07:08 am

In what appears to be a database problem, Apple is not just sending emails to iCloud accounts saying that the user needs to update with an iCloud email address, but customers outside the US are erroneously being asked to apply as well.

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Spotify may gain Siri voice commands soon, despite antitrust battle

08/13/2019, 02:08 pm

Spotify subscribers may soon be able to play their music via Siri voice commands, thanks to a set of tools released by Apple in June.

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Risky free VPNs still available in Apple App Store & Google Play despite warnings

08/13/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple and Google are still allowing a number of potentially unsafe free VPN apps to be downloaded from respective app stores, despite warnings that many of the apps pose a privacy risk to consumers, primarily from the apps questionable ownership by Chinese organizations.

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Apple expanding contactless student ID to 100,000 students at 12 more colleges

08/13/2019, 11:08 am

Apple has grown its contactless student ID program to more colleges, with 12 more colleges deploying the technology.

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Adobe updates Camera Raw and Lightroom, adding GPU acceleration

08/13/2019, 10:08 am

Adobe has released a slew of updates to Camera Raw and Lightroom Classic, all focused on on improving performance and workflow.

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Apple's iOS Contacts app claimed to be vulnerable to SQLite hack

08/10/2019, 05:08 pm

Researchers at security conference Def Con 2019 demonstrated a method of exploiting regular database searches to produce malicious results, and used Apple's standard iOS Contacts app to prove it.

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Sony debuts CarPlay-compatible infotainment unit with 8.95-inch screen

08/09/2019, 12:08 pm

Sony has launched a range new in-car entertainment systems, headed up by the XAV-AX8000 sporting a giant 8.95-inch display and compatibility with Apple's CarPlay, along with other more compact models that include Siri Eyes Free support.

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Apple asks court to reconsider denial of $439M VirnetX lawsuit rehearing

08/09/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has asked the Federal U.S. Court of Appeals to hold another hearing for its case against VirnetX, insisting last week's failed attempt to get an en banc hearing should have been allowed due to the same court invalidating some of VirnetX's patent claims just minutes beforehand.

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Apple's expanded bug bounty program covers all operating systems, payouts up to $1M, special iPhones, more

08/08/2019, 04:08 pm

Apple is opening its bug bounty program to cover all of its operating systems, with the company expanding and improving the scheme to pay researchers for finding bugs in macOS, watchOS, tvOS, iPadOS, and iCloud, along with the current payouts for iOS issues. Also new are special iPhones that will help select researchers surface vulnerabilities.

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iOS 12 now installed on 88 percent of compatible devices

08/08/2019, 08:08 am

Updated adoption statistics released by Apple show that iOS 12 adoption rates have reached 88 percent on compatible devices, a month before iOS 13 is set to release.

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New 'Service' battery message in iOS pushes consumers toward official replacement

08/07/2019, 10:08 pm

When installing a third-party battery, or a genuine replacement, outside of Apple's authorized repair network, the latest version of iOS displays a new "Service" battery message in the Settings menu that suggests the cell has an undiagnosed problem, disallowing users from accessing Battery Health information.

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Everything new in iOS 13 beta 6

08/07/2019, 04:08 pm

Developer beta 6 of iOS 13 has been released. Here are all the changes found this time around including tweaks to folders, Control Center, and more.

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