iOS 8

Apple today announced a number of coming changes and improvements to the App Store that will help developers better target their apps to users, get their apps discovered by more…

Apple to introduce A/B testing and in-app events to the App Store

FaceApp. So. The app has gone viral again after first doing so two years ago or so. The effect has gotten better but these apps, like many other one-off viral…

AI photo editor FaceApp goes viral again on iOS, raises questions about photo library access

Apple has made great strides in health in the last few years, and if it gets its way, there will be an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient.…

Apple aims to get an iPad in the hands of every hospital patient

At its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, Apple is releasing a bunch of updates to notifications and the way that developers are able to present them to the user in…

Your iOS 10 notifications will be a lot more useful and relevant. And gifs!

Immersive games require a serious controller and the Apple TV Siri Remote is not a serious controller. Yet until recently Apple required game developers to fully support the Siri Remote for…

The Apple TV finally has a chance to be a gaming platform

It seems that some iOS users on older devices are running into a snag during the 9.3 update. If you have an iPhone 5S, iPad Air or earlier model, you…

Apple offers a workaround and patch for older iOS devices stuck halfway through the iOS 9.3 update

While Apple and the FBI are about to fight in court over an iPhone 5c involved in the San Bernardino shootings, this isn’t a new issue for the FBI. According…

Conflict between Apple and the FBI started 18 months ago with the release of iOS 8, says Bloomberg

Update: The date of next month’s Apple event has been pushed forward to March 21st from an earlier date of March 15th. News that the date had shifted was reported by…

March 21st Apple Event For iPad, Small iPhone, Some Apple Watch Stuff Is A Go

The first HomeKit accessories launched earlier this month, just ahead of Apple’s WWDC event (at which Apple also announced new HomeKit features coming in iOS 9). Now, additions to Apple’s…

Here’s How To Use Siri Commands On iOS Devices With HomeKit Accessories

Apple’s latest iOS 8.4 beta, the third for the next significant iOS software update, is now available. This most recent installment continues to offer a revamped Music app, bringing both…

Apple Releases iOS 8.4 Beta 3

Ever since Apple introduced support for third-party keyboards in iOS 8, developers have been racing to offer users more functionality than what’s provided by the stock keyboard alone, whether that’s better…

WordBoard’s New iOS 8 Keyboard Lets You Save Email Templates, Hashtags And More

Apple has issued iOS 8.1.3, and update for its mobile devices that fixes a number of bugs, and makes it so that iOS requires less free storage space on your hardware…

iOS 8.1.3 Arrives, With Lighter Storage Requirements For Updates And Spotlight Fix

iOS 8.1.1 is now available, as the first update since Apple’s launch of Apple Pay on the platform. It includes a number of bug fixes, improved overall stability, and, most…

iOS 8.1.1 Brings Bug Fixes, Hope For iPhone 4S And iPad 2 Device Owners

Sunrise has been one of my favorite mobile apps for years now. But the brand new 3.0 update for iOS, combined with iOS 8, makes it one of the best…

Calendar App Sunrise Showcases Where iOS 8 Widgets Shine

Communicating with others can be difficult, especially if not everyone in the conversation speaks the same language. Computer-based translation is easing a lot of that pain, but in general it…

Slated iOS 8 Keyboard Translates Your Text Messages To Other Languages In Real Time

Software keyboard maker Fleksy raised a new $2 million round of venture funding from Digital Garage, Eniac Ventures, Middleland Capital, Highland Capital Partners and others to help it continue to…

Fleksy Raises $2M To Help It Keep Up With Growth From iOS 8 Launch

At the Apple event being held today in the Town Hall auditorium at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters, Craig Federighi, SVP Software Engineering, briefly detailed iOS 8.1’s upcoming features, namely support for Apple Pay and iCloud Photo…

iOS 8.1 Out Monday Brings Apple Pay, iCloud Photo Library … And The Return Of The Camera Roll

Three weeks after Apple released the latest flavor of its mobile operating system, adoption of iOS 8 has stalled at 47% of users — creeping up only one percentage point…

iOS 8 Adoption Stalls At 47% Of Users After Three Weeks

The Human app has been on the App Store for a while now. But this beautifully designed passive activity app received a major update that showcases how some of the…

Passive Fitness Tracking App Human Showcases Where HealthKit Shines

The Translator Keyboard for iOS 8 can translate what you’ve typed into one of 44 other languages — all without having to leave the keyboard interface.

Translator Keyboard For iOS Makes Writing Foreign Missives A Breeze

Apple is now accepting keyboards that go beyond just offering different ways to type text – it appears to have opened the doors for graphical keyboards, too. Riffsy already showed…

PopKey’s Animated GIF Keyboard For iOS 8 Is The One You Should Be Using

If you frequently find yourself typing out the same pet phrases on your phone when texting or composing emails then point your fingers at this new keyboard app for iOS…

Phraseboard Keyboard For iOS 8 Lets You Tap Once To Type Pet Phrases

Apple doesn’t care for apps that let you launch other apps directly from the Notification Center, and has pulled one of the first apps to take advantage of this new functionality…

Apple Rejects Launcher, The App That Lets You Launch Other Apps From iOS 8 Notification Center

Apple has moved quickly to release iOS 8.0.2, the update that fixes iOS 8.0.1’s problem of zapping cellular reception on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices. It also includes all…

Apple Apologizes For iPhone Update Bug And Releases New iOS 8.0.2

Apple has responded to the iOS 8.0.1 update bug, which saw iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices lose cellular connectivity and Touch ID functionality when applied, with an apology and…

Apple Details Official Fix For iOS 8.0.1 Woes, Will Release iOS 8.0.2 “In The Next Few Days”

Update: Apple has pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from availability, a fix is likely incoming. For now, it appears to only affect iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. An…

Apple Pulls iOS 8.0.1 Update After Bug Knocks Out Cell Service And Touch ID On iPhone 6 Models

The latest official iOS 8 adoption stat comes courtesy of Apple, which has added a note to its App Store Distribution page for developers revealing that the proportion of users…

iOS 8 Adoption At 46% After Five Days, Says Apple

A new iOS application called Launcher is taking advantage of iOS 8’s expanded feature set in a unique way. With the updated version of Apple’s mobile operating system, developers can now create interactive…

Launcher Adds Shortcuts To Favorite Apps And Common Actions To iOS 8’s Notification Center

Microsoft’s Skype messenger got a major update for iOS 8 today, which includes all-new interactive notifications that take advantage of what Apple has made possible with its latest OS update.…

Skype Gets An iOS 8-Friendly Update With Interactive Notifications

Who has already sent an accidental selfie in iOS 8’s Messages app? I did. Not great. I’m late to the game when it comes to iOS 8. Many of my…

Don’t Let iOS 8’s Accidental Selfie Feature Ruin Your Life