iOS 7

iPad Touch ID incoming: iOS 7.1 reveals

iPad Touch ID incoming: iOS 7.1 reveals

It’s not long now before the next-generation iPad receives its stay of glory in the slightly more secure realm of Touch ID. An iPad with Touch ID would be marked by a fingerprint scanner embedded with the home button on the device, much like the iPhone 5s, and has been tipped to appear with the next generation of the slate.

Continue Reading

iPhone 6 price increase talks: would you pay $100 more?

iPhone 6 price increase talks: would you pay $100 more?

It’s suddenly become possible that with a larger display, the next iPhone - likely called iPhone 6 - could end up costing $100 more than previous models. It’s not clear at the moment if this price would be pushed into carrier subsidies or pulled directly out of the initial cost of the device on-contract.

Continue Reading

iOS 8 details leaked in WIP screenshots

iOS 8 details leaked in WIP screenshots

A number of screenshots taken with an iPhone have leaked additional verification of several future apps for the platform this morning. These shots were taken by Weibo microblogger TD Beta, a leakster who has (in general) provided well-sourced content in the past. In general, the takeaway here is not that we’re seeing finalized icon delivery, but that these apps exist.

Continue Reading

iOS 7.1 is here: Siri update, CarPlay added, Auto-HDR, more

iOS 7.1 is here: Siri update, CarPlay added, Auto-HDR, more

Apple has begun pushing out iOS 7.1, bringing CarPlay, new Siri features, and fixes to both Touch ID and the soft reset bug some iPhone and iPad users observed. The new software also adds more flexibility to iTunes Radio, Apple's streaming music service, as well as new camera features including an automatic HDR mode.

Continue Reading

Jawbone UP 3.1 app puts sleep in its sights

Jawbone UP 3.1 app puts sleep in its sights

Jawbone has released UP 3.1, the latest version of its companion app for the UP and UP24 fitness-tracking wristbands, with the promise of more tailored health insights, better sleep tracking, and silent alarms. The new app puts specific emphasis on what Jawbone describes as "Sound Sleep": the best quality, deep sleep phase that people slip into when they're not tossing and turning in bed.

Continue Reading

Smarter Siri with 3rd-party app integration could power iWatch

Smarter Siri with 3rd-party app integration could power iWatch

Apple's Siri is reportedly set to get a whole lot smarter, with the virtual assistant tipped to dig into third-party apps to extend its functionality on the iPhone and iPad, and perhaps upcoming wearables like the much-rumored iWatch. While Apple boosted Siri's abilities in iOS 7, adding the ability to post Twitter messages, pull information out of Wikipedia, and more, delivering results in a more lifelike voice, the system is still limited to a small subset of apps available for iOS devices.

Continue Reading

Apple CarPlay brings the power of iOS and Siri to cars

Apple CarPlay brings the power of iOS and Siri to cars

Today, Apple officially entered the automobile infotainment market with the announcement of CarPlay. This car system connects your iPhone to your car to provide a hands-free and even eyes-free driving experience, while enjoying your music, getting updated with the latest traffic conditions, and receiving or making those important phone calls.

Continue Reading

Apple pushes iOS 7.0.6 to fix security hole

Apple pushes iOS 7.0.6 to fix security hole

Digital security is never properly appreciated until it fails in some way, something that could potentially lead to online accounts being compromised and sensitive data being pilfered. Such was the case with a vulnerability in iOS, which Apple has recently revealed alongside an update to fix it.

Continue Reading

iOS 7 game emulator brings Game Boy to iPhone without Jailbreak

iOS 7 game emulator brings Game Boy to iPhone without Jailbreak

Not to be out-done by the Jailbreak-only emulators of gaming consoles of the past, the developer behind GBA4iOS has created a release of his Game Boy Advance that works with all devices running iOS 7 or higher. This includes iPhones, iPod touch, iPad, and iPad mini as well. The re-release of this app brings on a newly refreshed user interface for ease of use as well, while the entire download is free of charge. In other words: this developer is creating this experience for the greater good of cross-platform gaming.

Continue Reading

Path gets iOS 7 relaunch

Path gets iOS 7 relaunch

Private photo sharing service Path has finally updated its app for iOS 7, with a redesigned interface, simplified controls, and broader sharing options to link to other services. Path 3.4 pares back the UI to match the rest of Apple's "flattened" appearance for iOS 7, in addition to adding swipe support to move between messages and the homescreen.

Continue Reading

iOS 7.1 update tipped to roll out in March

iOS 7.1 update tipped to roll out in March

iPhone owners eager for the next milestone in the life of iOS 7 might not have to wait much longer. Sources close to the matter are saying that Apple is eyeing releasing the iOS 7.1 update this March, but Apple and iOS fans probably shouldn't be expecting too much from this update.

Continue Reading

iOS in the Car demoed in early pre-official emulation

iOS in the Car demoed in early pre-official emulation

This week app developer Steven Troughton-Smith has one-upped his comment-less release of a set of what very much appeared to be iOS in the Car screenshots with a full-on demonstration video. Here you'll see the developer showing off the functionality of iOS in the Car with a video that's emulated the functionality in a developer window on a desktop. This functionality is already built-in with iOS 7.0.3 but is not accessible by default.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14