iOS

Apple opening first European iOS App Development Center in Italy

Apple is going to open its first iOS App Development Center in Europe, in an attempt to teach more potential developers how to create apps for the mobile operating system. The initial facility will be created with an unnamed partner institution in Naples, Italy, complete with support teachers and a …

iOS

What we would like to see from Apple in mobile in 2016

Apple’s current iOS line up is as strong as its ever been, which is why how it has managed to continue raking in record profits across 2015. However, it has only managed to get into this position by continually innovating with both its software and hardware. While none of us …

iOS

Developer releases jailbroken iOS 9.3 beta

  A supposed jailbreak for iOS 9.3 has been shown, a few hours after Apple released its first beta of the operating system. Developer Luca Tedesco has posted a video on YouTube that claims to show a jailbreak for iOS 9.3 working on an iPhone 6, allowing the user to …

iOS

Apple releases new first betas for OS X, iOS, tvOS, watchOS

On Monday, Apple unleashed a slew of new first betas for forthcoming updates to OS X El Capitan, iOS 9, watchOS 2, and tvOS. Even as some of the programs have ongoing betas being tested, the company has granted registered developers access to OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 even as …

iOS

Apple releases 9.2.1 beta 2 for developers, public testers

On Monday, Apple updated its iOS beta program for the first time since before the holidays, with a new build of iOS 9.2.1, coming three weeks after the last one and with the build number only updated three times, suggesting that either development work slowed during the Christmas season or …

iOS

Backing up iOS devices for sale, transfer, and safety

This is sort of a “part two” to the Pointers we wrote last week about how to back up your Mac, both for immediate common-sense reasons and for other goals, such as long-term archival preservation, or for preparing to transfer data to a new machine, for example. This week, we’ll …

iOS

Apple issues public betas of OS X 10.11.3, iOS 9.2.1

On Friday, Apple followed up on its Thursday release of a public beta of iOS 9.2.1 by issuing the public beta tester version of OS X 10.11.3, likely identical to the first developer beta that was released on Wednesday. The OS X beta, which has a build number of 15D9c, …

iOS

App-y Holidays, Part Two: discounted apps for your new iOS device

In Part One of this article, we listed some of the many, many great deals on Mac apps and games that the new Mac owner might be interested in. We’ve also routinely posted iOS app deals when they come along, sometimes as part of the Daily Deals column and also …

iOS

Canada Starbucks app takes Apple Pay, Apple TV gains shuffle

The Starbucks iOS app available in the Canadian App Store can now be reloaded using Apple Pay, and the virtual card can also be added to Wallet on the iPhone 6 or later, including the Apple Watch. Users in Canada can simply open the app and use the Reload button, …

iOS

iOS 9.2.1 beta 1 is out, LA gains transit info in Maps

Apple on Wednesday posted the first beta of iOS 9.2.1, an update to the recently-released iOS 9.2, which came out just over a week ago. At present, little is known about what improvements, security measures, and bug fixes are contained in the new beta, which is currently only available to …