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Topic: iOS

No, Apple isn't favoring its own apps in App Store search [u]

07/23/2019, 01:07 pm

Tripp Mickle from the Wall Street Journal alleges that Apple is favoring its apps unfairly in iOS App Store searches. Not only does Apple deny it, but testing with devices associated with iCloud accounts seems to disprove the allegations.

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Apple issues iOS 9.3.6 and iOS 10.3.4 updates for older iPhone and iPad models

07/22/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple has quietly issued updates to some earlier iOS versions, including new builds of iOS 9.3.6 and 10.3.4 for use by older iPhone and iPad models that are not able to update to the latest iOS versions.

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Apple issues iOS 12.4 public release for iPhone and iPad

07/22/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple has released iOS 12.4 to the public, an update for iPhone and iPad that offers performance improvements rather than feature changes, and may be laying the ground work for the upcoming release of Apple Card in the United States.

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Review: 'Sky - Children of the Light' has arrived on the iPhone and iPad

07/21/2019, 07:07 pm

The much anticipated Sky: Children of the Light has finally made it to the iPhone and iPad. Here's our look into the whimsical, beautiful, and playful puzzle-adventure game.

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'SiriOS' predicted for 2020 WWDC - here's what it might be

07/19/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple should produce a "SiriOS," a report into voice recognition and digital assistants by Mangrove Capital Partners suggests, but while the firm is certain the "voice community" expects it to be revealed by 2020, there is little detail on what it could be.

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Sales of iPhones down year-on-year despite popularity of iPhone XR in US

07/19/2019, 11:07 am

The iPhone XR was the best-selling smartphone in the United States in the second quarter, according to research from Kantar, but the share of iOS device sales seem to have slipped in both the US and major European markets while Android vendors enjoy growth during the same period.

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Having problems loading 'Fortnite' on iOS? Here's how to fix it

07/19/2019, 08:07 am

If your "Fortnite" installation isn't running after an update, here's what you need to do to get back up and running.

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Israeli spyware claims to beat Apple's iCloud security

07/19/2019, 07:07 am

NSO Group, which previously hacked WhatsApp, is advertising that it is able to gather all of an individual's cloud-hosted data from Apple, Google, Microsoft and more, using its Pegasus malware.

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Apple releases third public beta of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, macOS 10.15 [u]

07/18/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple is giving iPhone and iPad owners another set of builds of its milestone operating systems, with the third public beta versions of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13 and macOS 10.15 now available to try out.

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Newly discovered Bluetooth exploit tracks iOS, macOS devices

07/17/2019, 02:07 pm

Researchers have identified a flaw in the Bluetooth communication protocol that may expose iOS, macOS, and Microsoft users to device tracking.

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Apple rolls out fourth iOS 13, iPadOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 developer betas [u]

07/17/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple has made available to developers the fourth beta version of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, and tvOS 13.

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Don't use FaceApp if you want to keep the rights to your photos

07/17/2019, 09:07 am

FaceApp has added new age-based filters to their app, bringing it back into the public eye and back on to users' phones. However, if you want to keep your photos as your own, you probably shouldn't use the app.

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Apple previews 'holding hands,' other emoji updates planned for this fall

07/16/2019, 05:07 pm

Using World Emoji Day as the excuse, Apple on Tuesday previewed some of the emoji it will be adding to iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and macOS in supporting Unicode 12.0.

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Apple distributes seventh iOS 12.4, sixth watchOS 5.3 developer betas

07/16/2019, 01:07 pm

Continuing the current testing round from yesterday's macOS 10.14.6 build, Apple has issued more builds to developers, this time a seventh build of iOS 12.4 and a sixth build of watchOS 5.3.

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Apple seeds fourth developer beta of macOS 10.15 Catalina

07/16/2019, 01:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday has issued its fourth of developer beta for macOS 10.15 Catalina, with new developer releases of iOS 13 and the others still waiting in the wings.

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Apple tests out all-Arabic App Store in Middle East push

07/16/2019, 08:07 am

Apple is making a greater push into the Middle East with an Arabic version of the App Store, with the digital storefront offering localized content being tested in beta ahead of an expected public launch in September, in a bid to grow regional revenues from a proportionally younger population.

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iOS 13 & iPadOS bug said to allow unauthenticated access to usernames & passwords

07/15/2019, 08:07 pm

A bug in the current iOS 13 and iPadOS betas reportedly allows people to bypass security and access usernames and passwords in the Settings app -- though in practice, the issue is a relatively minor threat.

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Review: Putting Dr. Mario World for iOS under examination

07/13/2019, 09:07 am

It was only a matter of time before the good doctor Mario made his way to the iPhone, but how does the mobile version hold up against the nearly 30-year-old Nintendo classic?

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RIP Macbook, Zoom runs afoul of Apple & more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/12/2019, 09:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the changes in the MacBook line, Victor explains what happens when you try and defeat Safari security, and William likes the TV App finally.

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Apple returns parental control app OurPact to App Store after February purge

07/11/2019, 08:07 pm

Some five months after Apple struck parental control app OurPact from the App Store over user privacy concerns, the company reinstated the title this week without comment.

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