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Topic: iOS

Rumor suggests iOS 14 will run on all iOS 13 capable devices

01/26/2020, 12:01 pm

The next major version of iOS will be supported on all devices capable of running iOS 13. In contrast, two models of iPad will not support the shift to iPadOS 14, according to a source with a dubious track record.

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Vine relaunches as Byte, bringing six-second videos back to the web

01/25/2020, 03:01 pm

Everybody's favorite six-second video platform is back and it's got a new name: Byte. Let's take a look and see if the resurrected Vine is any better than its predecessor.

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Jury rules Apple must pay WiLAN $85M for patent infringement

01/25/2020, 10:01 am

A jury in San Diego has ruled that Apple must pay Quarterhill Inc.'s WiLAN $85 million in royalties for infringing patents in a retrial of a case from 2018.

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Apple outage caused issues with App Store purchases, subscription access [u]

01/24/2020, 12:01 pm

An outage of Apple's online services led to issues with the App Store for some customers, with users unable to manage subscriptions to Apple Music, Apple Arcade, and Apple TV+ from their iPhone or iPad.

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Apple releases third betas of iOS 13.3.1, iPadOS 13.3.1, watchOS 6.1.2, tvOS 13.3.1 [u]

01/22/2020, 01:01 pm

Apple is now on its third round of developer betas, with new builds of iOS 13.3.1, iPadOS 13.3.1, watchOS 6.1.2, and tvOS 13.3.1 now available for testing.

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Trump doubles down on demand that Apple unlock criminal's iPhones

01/22/2020, 07:01 am

Trump has continued his push for Apple to unlock iPhones on demand by law enforcement, claiming the company has "the keys to so many criminals and criminal minds."

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New York City has a $10 million cybercrime lab to crack the iPhone

01/21/2020, 04:01 pm

In an interview published on Tuesday, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance Jr. has pulled back the curtain on what it's like trying to access data that's needed by law enforcement on a passcode-protected iPhone.

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How to export your Apple Card monthly transactions

01/21/2020, 01:01 pm

Users are now able to export their Apple Card monthly transactions, allowing them to import the data into third-party financial management apps.

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Apple cancelled encrypted iCloud plans after the FBI complained

01/21/2020, 08:01 am

Apple has reportedly abandoned plans to allow users to end-to-end encrypt iCloud, after getting negative feedback from the FBI.

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'Mario Kart Tour' opening multiplayer test to all players

01/21/2020, 07:01 am

"Mario Kart Tour" is gearing up for a second beta test of its upcoming multiplayer mode, this time allowing everyone to join in on the fun.

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iPhone 11 location services controversy quelled with new UWB setting in iOS 13.3.1 beta

01/17/2020, 05:01 pm

Apple's latest iOS 13.3.1 beta release includes a settings toggle to disable iPhone 11's U1 Ultra Wideband chip, addressing recent concerns that the device is collecting location information without user consent.

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Fortnite for iOS update brings L3 & R3 controller button support, 120Hz

01/16/2020, 07:01 am

Fortnite for iOS has received a significant update that improves controller support and doubles the game's frame rate on the iPad Pro.

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Apple releases second betas of iOS 13.3.1, iPadOS 13.3.1, watchOS 6.1.2, tvOS 13.3.1, macOS 10.15.3

01/14/2020, 01:01 pm

After a break for the holidays, Apple has returned to the beta-testing grindstone, providing developers with the second trial builds of iOS 13.3.1, iPadOS 13.3.1, watchOS 6.1.2, tvOS 13.3.1, and macOS 10.15.3.

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App tracking alert in iOS 13 has dramatically cut location data flow to ad industry

01/13/2020, 02:01 pm

Apple's initiatives to minimize tracking by marketers is continuing to make life harder for the advertising industry, forcing advertisers to use inefficient data sources to pinpoint users.

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The five worst products at the 2020 CES expo

01/10/2020, 07:01 am

Not every bit of tech brought to CES is going to be a winner. After five days of patrolling the floor and watching presentations, here are our choices for the five worst products from CES 2020.

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App Store dominates Google Play on Christmas Day app sales

01/02/2020, 02:01 pm

Apple's App Store enjoyed a bumper holiday season, with iPhone and iPad users spending more on Christmas 2019 than in 2018 by 16%, a rise that has also helped boost global app spending across all of December over the previous year.

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Dell adds iOS file transfers and app mirroring to Mobile Connect

01/02/2020, 12:01 pm

Dell will be making it easier for owners of its notebook lines to work on the move with their iPhones, by announcing an update to its Dell Mobile Connect software with iOS support to transfer files to apps on an iPhone, as well as to mirror apps on the notebook display.

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Apple's Emergency SOS feature foils attempted sexual assault

12/30/2019, 10:12 pm

An iPhone owner this week credited Apple's Emergency SOS feature with thwarting a sexual assault attempt in Virginia Beach, Va., an attack that could have turned deadly had police not received the automated alert.

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Apple escalates legal fight with iOS virtualization tool provider Corellium

12/30/2019, 02:12 pm

The researchers at Corellium are under legal assault by Apple, and the security firm has responded to Apple's latest legal volley and effort to block its iOS virtualization tool with the DMCA.

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Apple offering week of App Store freebies for the holidays

12/23/2019, 09:12 am

Starting Christmas Eve, Apple will be giving away a series of surprises for customers of the App Store, in what appears to be a reworking of its long-canceled "12 Days of Gifts" promotion.

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