Developer Hamza Sood has dug into the iOS 9 Software development kit (SDK), and has found code strings that indicate a much improved front-facing camera could be in the cards for future versions of the iPhone.
iOS 9 offers developers access to an API that can block content such as images, cookies, and pop-up ads in Safari, possibly laying the groundwork for third-party ad blockers.
Apple’s fourth beta of iOS 8.4, seeded to developers and public beta testers on Tuesday, contains a fix for the messaging bug that causes an iOS device to crash after receiving a message with a specific string of Unicode characters via iMessage or SMS.
The iOS 9 beta currently includes the ability for developers to cut off older devices from being able to run an app. While iOS 9 will run on any device that is compatible with iOS 8, developers will now be able to restrict their apps only to devices equipped with a 64-bit processor. (A7 and above.)
A bug in the iOS Mail app could allow an attacker to run remote HTML code when an email is opened. The attack could be used to imitate an iCloud login to obtain a users Apple ID login information.
U.K. Bank Barclays is assuring its customers via Twitter that it is in “constructive” negotiations to add support for Apple Pay. The financial institution was noticeably absent from Apple’s Monday announcement that Apple Pay would be coming to the United Kingdom in July.
Apple on Tuesday seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.4 to registered developers and public beta testers. The beta comes nearly a month after Beta 3 of the upcoming mobile operating system.
Apple announced the winners of their 2015 Apple Design Awards on Monday. The awards highlight a selection of iOS and Mac apps that combine design and technology in creative, compelling, and powerful ways.
While Apple announced a number of new features in iOS 9 during Monday’s WWDC 2015 Keynote address, the company failed to show-off a number of minor features the new mobile OS will include.
Apple Pay is adding support for rewards programs and store-issued credit and debit cards alongside the release of iOS 9 in the Fall. Apple Pay will also be expanding to over one million locations next month, via a deal with small merchant payments processor Square.
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Apple unveiled their new Apple Music, an all-in-one music app and streaming service today at WWDC 2015. Apple Music combines a streaming music service, a worldwide radio station from Apple that broadcasts 24 hours a day, and connect features for artists to share content with their fans. Apple Music will be available starting on June 30 in over 100 countries.
Apple today at WWDC 2015 gave a preview of iOS 9, their upcoming mobile operating system for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The new OS will feature more powerful and proactive search, along with improved Siri features, and new multitasking features for the iPad, including side-by-side apps viewing, and picture-in-picture, which allows viewing a video while working in other apps.
Philips today announced that its Philips Hue lineup of connected smart lighting will gain support for Apple’s HomeKit in the Fall.
Apple is considering lowering the percentage of the action it receives as its cut of the in-app subscription fees such as video, news and periodical apps charge. Apple currently wets its beak to the tune of 30% of such fees.
While Apple continues to work to expand the number of top merchants who accept their Apple Pay mobile payments service, a number of top merchants remain skeptical of the service’s possibilities.