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Topic: iOS

Zoom iOS update removes 'feature' that sent user data to Facebook

03/27/2020, 09:03 pm

Video conferencing service Zoom on Friday issued an update for its iOS app, removing an SDK that sent users' data to Facebook without their express consent.


iPad Pro, iPadOS & iOS 13.4 with trackpad support and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

03/27/2020, 08:03 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, hosts Stephen Robles and William Gallagher discuss the new mouse and trackpad support in iPadOS 13.4, new iPad Pro benchmarks, iCloud folder sharing, Face ID coming to the Mac, and tips for live streaming from home.


Supposed Apple CarKey screenshots reveal how digital key feature works

03/27/2020, 12:03 am

A set of questionable screenshots shared on Twitter this week supposedly show off Apple's so-called "CarKey" feature for iOS, potentially offering a first look at the digital key that will ostensibly let users control vehicle systems with their iPhone and Apple Watch.


New Apple Music in-app banner notifications alert users to new releases

03/26/2020, 07:03 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a new Apple Music feature that notifies users of new releases directly in the app's Library tab, exposing listeners to the latest albums, tracks and videos from their favorite artists.


Apple extends iOS 13 app update deadline to June amid pandemic

03/26/2020, 06:03 pm

As the world grapples with COVID-19, Apple on Thursday informed developers that its app update requirements for iOS 13 have been extended from April 30 to June 30.


iOS 13.4 introduces CarPlay Dashboard support for third-party map apps

03/26/2020, 04:03 pm

Apple with the release of iOS 13.4 on Tuesday added the ability to use third-party navigation apps directly on the CarPlay Dashboard.


US iPhone App Store spending per user doubled between 2016 and 2019

03/26/2020, 12:03 pm

Even before the coronavirus outbreak placed us in self isolation, iPhone owners increased their App Store spending to an average of $100 per person in 2019, up 27% from 2018.


HomeKit-compatible heater, doorbell and smart plug to debut soon

03/25/2020, 08:03 pm

Apple this week updated its list of supported HomeKit devices to reflect the addition of three upcoming products including a smart doorbell, smart plug and smart heater.


Dell Mobile Connect lets iPhone users transfer files to Windows PCs

03/25/2020, 09:03 am

The newly available Dell Mobile Connect iOS app boasts new features that allow users to drag-and-drop files between a Windows PC and an iPhone, as well as get iOS notifications on a Windows desktop.


Google Podcasts app lands on iOS for the first time

03/25/2020, 09:03 am

Google Podcasts has made its way to the App Store, packed with brand new features to the service to help listeners find more of what they love.


App Store guidelines limit Stadia, GeForce Now, xCloud rollouts

03/25/2020, 08:03 am

Apple is facing increased scrutiny as Google's Stadia, Microsoft's xCloud, and Nvidia's GeForce Now are restricted or are barred entirely from reaching iPad and iPhone users.


How to use iCloud Drive Folder Sharing in iOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4

03/25/2020, 07:03 am

Apple has finally launched iCloud Drive Folder Sharing, so it's time to see if it's the Dropbox alternative it promised to be. Here's what you can do with it, and how to do it.


Apple's iOS 13.4 delivers 'Shared iPad' feature to enterprise users

03/24/2020, 11:03 pm

Apple with the release of iPadOS 13.4 and macOS 10.15.4 Catalina on Tuesday rolled out a handful of new enterprise tools that make its products more at home in the workplace, including hardware sharing features previously available to educational institutions.


Apple launches ARKit 3.5 with new iPad Pro LiDAR features

03/24/2020, 04:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced a new incremental update to the ARKit augmented reality platform that will let users and developers take advantage of the new LiDAR sensor on 2020 iPad Pros.


Updates for older iPhones & iPads, third-gen Apple TV released

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Alongside the updates to Apple's current operating systems, updates for some older versions were also released, with owners of earlier models of the Apple TV, Apple Watch, iPhone, and iPad able to install iOS 12.4.6 and updated Apple TV Software, while security updates have also been issued for macOS High Sierra and Mojave


Everything new in iPadOS & iOS 13.4

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple has officially released iOS 13.4 which brings a huge array of new features to uses as well as a few enhancements for developers. Now that it is available to download, let's take a look at what you can expect with the newest update for iPhone and iPad.


Apple releases iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, tvOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4

03/24/2020, 01:03 pm

Apple has released iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, tvOS 13.4, macOS 10.15.4 and watchOS 6.2 to the public, with the operating system updates introducing support for the Powerbeats 4 earphones along with a collection of bug fixes and improvements.


App Store rolls out universal purchase support for Mac apps

03/23/2020, 10:03 pm

Apple on Monday activated a new App Store feature that allows developers to include macOS versions of their apps as a universal purchase alongside iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and tvOS iterations.


iOS 14 code hints BMW could be first to use Apple's 'CarKey' API, report says

03/23/2020, 09:03 pm

Code snippets purportedly discovered in Apple's next-generation iOS operating system suggest BMW will integrate the tech giant's "CarKey" API, an NFC-based keyless entry system that swaps out physical key fobs for an iPhone.


Apple offers 10% bonus when you add funds to Apple IDs

03/23/2020, 12:03 pm

Apple is giving iPhone and iPad users in self-isolation a way to save money on App Store and other Apple ecosystem purchases, by offering a 10% bonus when customers add funds to their Apple ID.