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Topic: iOS

iOS exploit closed in iOS 12.2 let websites use motion sensors to 'fingerprint' devices

05/21/2019, 11:05 am

Though already patched on iPhones and iPads, University of Cambridge researchers say they've developed a hacking technique that can "fingerprint" a person by way of motion sensors.

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Apple Pay goes live in Hungary and Luxembourg

05/21/2019, 01:05 am

Apple on Tuesday confirmed the launch of Apple Pay in Hungary and Luxembourg, with the payment service arriving with support for credit and debit cards from Mastercard, Visa and regional banks.

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Apple offers second developer beta of iOS 12.4, first public beta version [u]

05/20/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple has moved on to the second round of betas for its latest operating system testing cycle, issuing a new build of iOS 12.4 for developers to try out on their devices just five days after the first.

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How to turn Macs and iPhones into the best and fastest research tools

05/17/2019, 12:05 pm

There's a reason why so many college students use Macs and iPads. While you need to prepare carefully, and you need certain apps and tools, these devices are superb for research projects.

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'Minecraft Earth' brings AR-based block gaming to iOS this summer

05/17/2019, 09:05 am

Minecraft is the latest franchise to make the transition to augmented reality, with the announcement Minecraft Earth will give players the ability to build block structures in their own back yard using an iPhone or iPad, starting with a closed beta commencing this summer.

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Compared: Google's Pixel 3a XL vs. Apple's iPhone 7 Plus

05/16/2019, 02:05 pm

Google's Pixel 3a XL can't compete from a performance standpoint with anything Apple has released from the last two years. It is more similar in silicon, and price, to the three year old iPhone 7 Plus, so which one should you pick up?

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Global Accessibility Awareness Day commemorated on Apple's homepage

05/16/2019, 10:05 am

Global Accessibility Awareness Day is May 16, and Apple has chosen to mark the occasion with a big section on the front page highlighting features in Apple's products.

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Steam Link debuts on iOS and tvOS a year after Apple rejected title for violating App Store guidelines

05/15/2019, 08:05 pm

A year after Apple rejected it from entering the App Store, Valve's Steam Link app is now available to stream games from user Steam libraries on Mac and PC to compatible iPhones, iPads or Apple TV devices.

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Apple restarts beta cycle with first developer builds of iOS 12.4, tvOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3, macOS 10.14.6

05/15/2019, 01:05 pm

After releasing iOS 12.3 and its other operating system updates to the public on Monday, Apple has restarted the beta testing process once more, this time issuing the first builds of iOS 12.4, tvOS 12.4, watchOS 5.3 and macOS 10.14.6 to developers for testing.

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App Store antitrust lawsuit predicted to impact Apple stock price for years

05/15/2019, 10:05 am

The fallout from the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow an antitrust lawsuit against Apple over an alleged monopoly on iOS apps via the App Store won't immediately affect the company, suggests Morgan Stanley, but the legal threat could affect the stock value for years.

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Editorial: Why Apple created Apple TV+ rather than buying Netflix

05/15/2019, 07:05 am

As movie downloads and rentals shift to streaming subscriptions, Apple has to maintain the relevance of its iOS, tvOS and macOS platforms in being able to play popular content. But why did it start from scratch in creating Apple TV+ rather than simply using its huge pile of cash to snatch up Netflix?

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Apple contributes to new Statue of Liberty audio tour and AR app

05/14/2019, 08:05 pm

Apple reportedly lent a hand in -- or at least facilitated -- the creation of a new iOS app designed for the soon-to-open Statue of Liberty Museum, with the title serving both as a modern location-based audio tour and an augmented reality tool that brings Lady Liberty into the homes of millions.

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Adobe Lightroom for macOS, iOS adds editing tutorials & inspiring photographs

05/14/2019, 09:05 am

Adobe's latest updates to Lightroom CC for iOS and macOS could help photographers improve their image editing skills, with the introduction of new tutorials and inspirational photos alongside new collaboration options and a new "Texture" tool.

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WhatsApp vulnerability left iOS open to spyware attack

05/13/2019, 10:05 pm

Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Monday disclosed the recent fix of a VoIP-related vulnerability that allowed nefarious parties to remotely install spyware on both iOS and Android handsets.

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Twitter bug in iOS app shared location data with advertisers

05/13/2019, 04:05 pm

Twitter has admitted to its iOS app having privacy issues issues, that iPhone and iPad users may have had their location data collected in instances where multiple accounts were used, data that may have also been unwittingly shared with third-party advertisers on the microblogging social network.

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These are all the new features found in iOS 12.3

05/13/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple has just released iOS 12.3 which like iOS 12.2 before it, contains some major updates to Apple's mobile platform. Here is what you can expect once you download it.

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Apple releases updates for iOS 12.3 with TV app additions

05/13/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple has released iOS 12.3 to the public, providing iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users with updates to the operating system.

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Apple releases sixth developer beta of iOS 12.3 to developers for testing [u]

05/10/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple has moved on to its sixth round of betas for this current generation, issuing a new build of just iOS 12.3 to developers to try out on their devices, with the single beta build possibly a sign a full public release is imminent.

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Questionable report claims iPhone SE, iPhone 6, iPhone 5s won't support iOS 13

05/10/2019, 07:05 am

The next major version of iOS won't work with the iPhone SE, the iPhone 6, nor older models, a supposed list of devices compatible with iOS 13 claims, but while two models of iPad apparently won't be supported with the release, the sixth generation iPod touch will receive the operating system update.

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BMW owners unable to access CarPlay due to apparent subscription service outage

05/09/2019, 11:05 pm

A number of BMW owners are unable to access Apple's CarPlay from their in-car infotainment systems after the German marque's ConnectedDrive subscription service suffered an outage early this week.

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