iOS

  • Apple’s “Hey Siri” iPhone Announcement Live Blog

    Apple’s “Hey Siri” iPhone Announcement Live Blog

    It’s time! After weeks of speculation, today is the day that Apple is taking over the massive Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco to announce… a whole lot of things! According to the whispers from around the rumor mill, today could bring everything from new iPhones, to the release details of iOS 9, to an overhauled version of Apple TV. The event starts at 10 AM… Read More

  • Twitter Unifies Its iOS App Design And Development

    Twitter Unifies Its iOS App Design And Development

    RIP designed for iPad? Twitter has unified the design and development of its iOS apps, switching from developing and designing each app separately, off of a shared code base, to using responsive web design to handle the various different screen sizes without having to pour in as much engineering resource. Read More

  • Mozilla Drops First Public Preview Of Firefox For iOS

    Mozilla Drops First Public Preview Of Firefox For iOS

    Mozilla is beginning to preview its iOS Firefox browser, rolling it out today for testing in New Zealand, according to a company blog post. The goal is for the company to gather data so that they are able to bring Firefox for iOS to the App Store for the rest of the globe “later this year.” Firefox specified the goal of the preview in a blog post: Our goal is to create a… Read More

  • Apple And Cisco Ink Nebulous Enterprise Partnership

    Apple And Cisco Ink Nebulous Enterprise Partnership

    Apple playing nicely with enterprise companies is a sight for sore eyes. The edict that Microsoft has enterprise on lockdown is dissipating. Huge enterprise player Cisco and Apple announced a “Fast Lane” for iOS enterprise users, which promises a more streamlined and optimized experience for those enterprise customers using Cisco networks and products. There aren’t a lot… Read More

  • Android Wear Device Supports iOS, Per This Pre-Order Page

    Android Wear Device Supports iOS, Per This Pre-Order Page

    Apple Watch not for you? The Amazon preorder page for the Huawei Watch states that the device will support iOS. Now, at this point, it’s unclear if this is a typo or unreleased information — let’s hope it’s the latter. So far iPhone owners have had a limited amount of smartwatches to choose from, say just the Apple Watch and Pebble devices. Likewise, there are dozens… Read More

  • Apple Loses ‘Swipe To Unlock’ Patent In German Court

    Apple Loses ‘Swipe To Unlock’ Patent In German Court

    Apple has lost a challenge in the German court system that sought to overturn an earlier ruling, which voided its patent for ‘swipe to unlock’ in Europe. The patent (EP1964022) was granted back in 2010 and was used to win an injunction against Motorola smartphones (back when Moto was owned by Google) in 2012. Motorola has since appealed the injunction, with a decision dependent… Read More

  • Peak Android? YoY Growth Lowest Ever In Q2, Says Gartner

    Peak Android? YoY Growth Lowest Ever In Q2, Says Gartner

    It’s no wonder Google is expanding its efforts to broaden Android’s reach by working with OEMs in emerging markets, via its Android One smartphone affordability program; the latest global smartphone market data from analyst Gartner shows growth slowing, and Android specifically recording its slowest ever year-on-year growth. Read More

  • WhatsApp’s Web Client Adds iOS Support

    WhatsApp’s Web Client Adds iOS Support

    WhatsApp has finally added iOS to the platforms supported by its web app. This means that iPhone users can now sync their accounts and chats to WhatsApp Web. iOS is already listed on WhatsApp Web’s site, but is still gradually rolling out to iPhone users in the app’s latest update. Read More

  • iOS 9 Will Know To Use Cell Data When The Wi-Fi Sucks

    iOS 9 Will Know To Use Cell Data When The Wi-Fi Sucks

    iOS 9 finally kills off an endless source of frustration: getting stuck on Wi-Fi networks that are just strong enough to connect to but too weak to actually use. Read More