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Topic: iOS

'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' opens up to public beta in Australia and New Zealand

05/02/2019, 08:05 am

Niantic and WB Games is starting to allow iOS users to play 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite,' the 'Pokemon Go' follow-up based on the JK Rowling book franchise, with open betas in Australia and New Zealand allowing fans of the series to try out the AR game on their iPhone.

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Parental control apps clap back at Apple statement on MDM technology

05/01/2019, 06:05 pm

Parental control and screen time monitoring apps are fighting back against Apple's decision to strike the titles from the App Store over alleged security risks, saying in separate blog posts that the tech giant's reasoning is flawed and its statement on the matter misleading.

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HBO added to Apple TV Channels in iOS & tvOS 12.3 betas

05/01/2019, 11:05 am

HBO has now been added as a participating channel in the revamped Apple TV app in the latest iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 betas ahead of a launch later this month.

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Editorial: Apple's super obvious secret -- Services is software

05/01/2019, 08:05 am

Over the past few years, Apple has increasingly directed analysts' attention to its growing revenues from a segment it calls Services. However, it's common to hear even Apple's happiest of customers frown at the idea, which is often cynically portrayed as an effort by the company to wring even more money from its premium hardware buyers. But the reality is that Services are largely software-- and Software Sells Systems.

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How to share files using iCloud Drive

04/29/2019, 02:04 pm

Once you understand how it works -- and know the right sequence of steps to go through -- then file sharing with iCloud Drive is tremendous when it's working. It's just that setting it up is surprisingly confusing, so let's walk through it.

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Apple issues fourth developer builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, macOS 10.14.5, watchOS 5.2.1 [u]

04/29/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has moved on to its fourth round of betas for this cycle, providing developers testing its operating systems new builds of iOS 12.3, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1, and macOS 10.14.5, as well as a third build of new Apple TV software

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Apple says it removed parental control apps because they posed privacy risk

04/29/2019, 01:04 am

Apple on Sunday issued a formal response to a New York Times report that implied the company removed a number of parental control apps from the App Store to quash competition, saying the titles in question posed a threat to user security.

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Purged screen time monitoring apps misused enterprise tools, Schiller says

04/28/2019, 12:04 am

A critical New York Times report on Saturday suggested Apple culls screen time monitoring apps that compete similar first-party features built into iOS. In response, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said the titles in question abuse a device management technology designed for enterprise users.

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Apple amping up purges of apps that are similar to iOS 12 Screen Time

04/27/2019, 11:04 am

Apple has eliminated 11 of the 17 most popular screen time monitoring and parental control apps from the App Store, and has done so with increasing frequency since it launched its own monitoring tool, Screen Time, in iOS 12.

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Mouse support for iOS possibly, next-day MacBook Pro keyboard repairs, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

04/26/2019, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about rumors of mouse and trackpad support on iPads, Apple's speeding up keyboard repairs, and Victor goes to Moogfest where he learns about Focal headphones and Sensel Morph, a multi-touch input device.

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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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