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Topic: iOS

Apple introduces smart battery optimization in iOS 13 to combat battery aging

06/03/2019, 08:06 pm

Buried among the sea of features, upgrades, modifications and changes coming to iOS 13 is a new battery optimization tool designed to intelligently hold charge levels below a designated threshold, thereby preventing premature battery aging.

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'Sign in with Apple' mandatory for all apps with third-party sign-in options

06/03/2019, 07:06 pm

Apple's new "Sign in with Apple" login feature that debuts with iOS 13 later this year will be mandatory for all apps that offer third-party sign-in options to users, the company said in an update to developers on Monday.

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Apple's iOS 13 to enable large app downloads over cellular, Apple News+ expansion, more

06/03/2019, 06:06 pm

In its keynote speech at WWDC on Monday, Apple announced a bevy of features set to launch with iOS 13 later this fall, but a number didn't make the cut for an onstage reveal. Here's a rundown of the most important capabilities that went unmentioned.

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Apple posts list of iOS 13 and iPadOS compatible hardware

06/03/2019, 04:06 pm

Apple on Monday released the first iOS 13 and iPadOS developer betas shortly after announcement at WWDC 2019, revealing which iPad and iPhone models are compatible with the forthcoming operating systems.

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Apple issues first developer betas of iOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS 10.15

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

As promised during Monday's WWDC keynote, Apple has issued the first betas of iOS 13, tvOS 13, watchOS 6 and macOS Catalina 10.15 to developers for the first round of external testing.

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iOS 13 brings additional customization to Memoji, Memoji stickers

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's Memoji gets additional customization features in iOS 13, including braces, earrings, makeup, glasses and even AirPods, and now all users with an A9 chip will be able to create Memoji stickers.

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Apple's new Swift UI designed to help developers build better apps with less code

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's migration and evolution of Swift continues, with the company releasing the latest iteration of the technology in Swift UI.

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CarPlay gets first major overhaul since release with iOS 13

06/03/2019, 02:06 pm

CarPlay is getting it's first major overhaul since its original release with iOS 13 including a new dashboard, new calendar app, and much more.

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Over 100,000 live radio stations, user profiles coming to HomePod with iOS 13

06/03/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is bringing live radio from a number of sources to iOS 13 with easy access via Siri.

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HomeKit will securely store videos in iCloud, explicit router support coming

06/03/2019, 01:06 pm

Apple is finally adding an oft-requested feature from smart home users with iOS 13 -- securely storing HomeKit video in iCloud, as well as privacy additions coming to select routers.

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'Sign in with Apple' aims to replace Facebook authentication to keep user data private

06/03/2019, 01:06 pm

In a bid to increase the security of an iPhone owner's identity, Apple revealed a new log-in option for apps called Sign In with Apple, an authentication system that minimizes the amount of the user's data used, as well as helping prevent tracking by social networks.

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Apple debuts iOS 13 with Dark Mode, enhanced speed, swipe to type

06/03/2019, 01:06 pm

The forthcoming iOS 13 has been revealed at the 2019 WWDC and its features of faster performance and Dark Mode plus redesigned Apple apps, including Reminders and Apple Maps, will come to iPhones -- and with iPadOS also to iPads --later in the year.

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Apple may fork iOS as iPad-specific version called 'iPadOS'

06/03/2019, 12:06 pm

Apple could be creating a fork of iOS dedicated for use on the iPad, according to a change in the Developer License Terms and Conditions, with the iPad-specific version allegedly named "iPadOS."

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Scenes from WWDC 2019 -- Developers line up for Tim Cook's keynote

06/03/2019, 12:06 pm

WWDC 2019 is about to kick off. AppleInsider is there, and there is no shortage of excitement hitting social media to showcase the sights and sounds of the conference.

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Apple highlights WWDC 2019 scholarship creations in App Store story

06/03/2019, 08:06 am

Apple is promoting the winners of its WWDC 2019 Scholarships in the App Store, with a story in the digital marketplace listing both the winners and the apps they created, in order for attendees to see for themselves what the scholarship winners can produce.

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iOS 13 'Dark Mode' and new Reminders app shown off in alleged screenshots

06/03/2019, 07:06 am

A new image supposedly depicting iOS 13's long-rumored 'dark mode' has surfaced hours ahead of its expected launch at WWDC 2019, an alleged screenshot that also shows off what the new Reminders app could look like on an iPhone.

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Apple Music links shifting away from iTunes domain, further signaling death of app

06/02/2019, 12:06 pm

Links to Apple Music tracks are gradually migrating to a Music domain, lending more weight to the theory that iTunes will gradually be put to pasture.

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Apple limiting third-party tracking in Kids apps in App Store policy change

05/31/2019, 02:05 pm

Apple will help safeguard the privacy of younger iPhone and iPad users, a report claims, by announcing a change at WWDC that will limit third-party tracking within apps offered in the iOS App Store's Kids category, a move that may help put some privacy critics at ease.

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Tips: How to watch Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote on iOS, Mac, Apple TV, or Windows

05/31/2019, 11:05 am

It's Apple's biggest event of the year and, as ever, Tim Cook's opening presentation is going to be streamed live. Here's how to watch as the new versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS are shown for the first time.

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WWDC is coming & a new iPod touch is here on the AppleInsider Podcast

05/31/2019, 08:05 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William is excited for WWDC and Victor is more fired up about UK spy agency GCHQ's proposal to break the security of iMessage. Plus Victor interviews Russ Shanahan, a developer who had his app sales drop 44% due to what he thinks is a problem with how searching works in the App Store.

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