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Topic: iOS

Apple ceases iOS 12.1.3 code signing following iOS 12.1.4 release

03/18/2019, 06:03 pm

Apple on Monday stopped signing iOS 12.1.3 code after the release of iOS 12.1.4, a routine process that ensures iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are running the latest version of the operating system.

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Quicken Loans Arena fans use Apple Business Chat to buy drinks at their seats

03/18/2019, 06:03 pm

Apple Business Chat adoption continues to grow at a slow but steady rate, with Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena and stadium food vendor Aramark the latest to adopt the technology in a system that allows iPhone-toting customers to order drinks from the comfort of their seats.

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Apple deploys sixth developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4

03/18/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple is quickening the release schedule for its developer betas, with the sixth beta versions of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 available to download for testing.

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Apple offers peek behind the curtain of GarageBand development, loop creation

03/16/2019, 12:03 pm

To celebrate 15 years of GarageBand, Apple has offered a behind-the-scenes look at what went into the music creation tool's production, as well as providing access to the media to the Music Apps studio for the first time, revealing the amount of work that goes into producing all of its sounds and virtual instruments.

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Apple continues UK 'There's more to iPhone' campaign with focus on recycling, Face ID, iOS 12

03/15/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple is continuing its "There's more to iPhone" campaign in the United Kingdom, by publishing three new videos to its regional YouTube account highlighting the usefulness of iOS 12 software updates, Face ID, and the iPhone maker's recycling schemes.

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Google Translate support added to iOS Gboard two years after Android version

03/15/2019, 09:03 am

Google has updated Gboard, its third-party keyboard for iOS, adding the ability to take advantage of Google Translate to write text in another language directly from the keyboard itself, without requiring users to access the separate Google Translate app or the website version.

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Microsoft offers SDK to iOS developers enabling Xbox Live features on iPhone

03/14/2019, 11:03 am

Following on from Wednesday's demonstration of 'Project xCloud," Microsoft has announced it will be opening up Xbox Live to other platforms, including iOS, with developers able to take advantage of the gaming platform's major features in iPhone and iPad games.

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Another F for Alphabet: after abandoning Android tablets last year, Google retreats from Chrome OS Pixel notebooks

03/13/2019, 08:03 pm

After dumping support for its last remaining Android Pixel C tablet last spring, Google is starting off 2019 with another major retreat in its hardware lineup -- including the cancellation of various concepts in development.

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Microsoft offers preview of 'Project xCloud' service to stream Xbox games to iPhones and iPads

03/13/2019, 09:03 am

Microsoft has demonstrated 'Project xCloud,' an in-development cloud-based gaming service that streams gameplay to consumer devices including iPhones and iPads instead of being rendered locally, a service that is expected to enter public testing later this year.

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Spark email client receives major update to turn emails into delegated tasks for teams

03/13/2019, 09:03 am

Popular macOS and iOS email client Spark got a significant update. adding a unique feature to make it even more powerful for teams.

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AT&T raises DirecTV Now subscription by $10, shakes up packages for new customers

03/11/2019, 02:03 pm

AT&T is making major changes to the pricing of DirecTV Now, with the streaming television service going up in price by $10 per month for new and existing customers starting in April, while at the same time cutting down the number of available packages for new customers.

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Apple releases fifth developer betas of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4 [u]

03/11/2019, 01:03 pm

Apple has issued its fifth round of developer betas for its operating systems, providing participants in its testing program new builds of iOS 12.2, tvOS 12.2, watchOS 5.2, and macOS 10.14.4.

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First look at 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' for iPhone given by 'Pokemon Go' creator Niantic

03/11/2019, 11:03 am

Niantic and WB Games has offered more information on what to expect from the upcoming 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' game for iOS, a follow-up to 'Pokemon Go' that takes advantage of AR to bring the magic-based franchise to real world, via the iPhone's screen.

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How to download prior versions of apps onto an older iPhone or iPad that can't run iOS 12

03/10/2019, 11:03 am

Apple hasn't totally left old iPad owners behind. In addition to still signing the last iOS releases for those devices, you can still download software for them -- assuming you know where to look.

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Google Duplex restaurant bookings arriving on iPhone in coming weeks

03/06/2019, 03:03 pm

Google is preparing to expand the availability of Duplex, its automated calling feature for Google Assistant, to iPhones in the coming weeks, allowing users of the digital assistant to book tables at restaurants in 43 states across the United States.

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Hackers using stolen iPhone prototypes to probe security and develop iOS exploits

03/06/2019, 02:03 pm

Hackers are taking advantage of "dev-fused" iPhones, meant only for internal usage within Apple, to discover how systems and sensitive components in the smartphone function, with the publicly-unavailable variant now a highly prized tool for security researchers searching for vulnerabilities in the hardware and in iOS.

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Old iPad and iPhone games left behind by march of iOS could come back to life

03/06/2019, 08:03 am

Gameclub has been launched with the aim of developing updates to classic iOS games currently can't be played on modern iPhones and iPads, both to introduce these games to new audiences and to preserve the history of gaming on the App Store.

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How to stop Apple's Shortcuts app from crashing, and how to fix what caused it

03/05/2019, 03:03 pm

If the Shortcuts apps continually crashes the moment you open it, you've hit a bug in how iCloud syncs the shortcuts and their positions in your library. Here's how to fix it.

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Apple rolls out changes to female British voice on HomePod and iOS

03/05/2019, 02:03 pm

Apple has made another change to the British voice of Siri on its devices, with iOS and HomePod users now able to hear an updated version of the female voice following similar upgrades recently made to the male version in February.

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Video: Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 4 for iPhone & iPad

03/04/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has released iOS 12.2 beta 4 to developers, it comes with a number of notable changes over the past three beta releases.

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