Category: iOS


iOS, Operating systems

Without iOS 12.1.2 on iPad, some users can’t import iCloud backups

January 2, 2019

Via: TechRadar

Getting started with the new iPad 9.7 and iPad Pro is hitting a technical snag, according to some frustrated users and verified by our own testing. It’s impossible to import existing backup data on an updated iPhone through iCloud or […]

iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Capsicum launches a beautiful daily planner for iOS

December 28, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Calendaring and note-taking apps have never really filled the void left behind when we moved away from our old, paper-based daily planners to digital devices. But a newly launched iOS app called Capsicum may help to change that. Like real-world […]

iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Our favorite iOS apps for the iPhone and iPad in 2018

December 27, 2018

Via: The Next Web

As 2018 comes to a close, it’s time to look at some our favorite apps of the year. While not all of these are brand new, many of them popped up onto our radar for the first time in 2018, […]

iOS, Operating systems

Apple puts third-party screen time apps on notice

December 5, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

A number of app developers building third-party screen time trackers and parental control applications are worried that Apple’s increased scrutiny of their apps in recent weeks is not a coincidence. With Apple’s launch of iOS 12, the company has implemented […]

iOS, Operating systems, Software Security

iOS Fitness Apps Robbing Money From Apple Victims

December 3, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Two apps that were posing as fitness-tracking tools were actually using Apple’s Touch ID feature to loot money from unassuming iOS victims. The two impacted apps were the “Fitness Balance App” and “Calories Tracker App.” Both apps looked normal, and […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Tim Cook’s take on Google: I think their search engine is the best

November 19, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Big quote: “I think their search engine is the best. Look at what we’ve done with the controls we’ve built in. We have private web browsing. We have an intelligent tracker prevention. What we’ve tried to do is come up […]

iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Netflix’s hackathon produces a way to navigate its iOS app with ARKit and Face ID

November 7, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Netflix’s internal hackathons have consistently produced fun and often silly hacks, from that “Netflixtendo” hack a few years ago that let you run Netflix on the original NES to the more recent “audiobook mode” that turned Netflix series into old-school […]

iOS, Operating systems, Others

Apple rolls out watchOS 5.1.1 after earlier Apple Watch bricking issues

November 5, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Apple has rolled out watchOS 5.1.1, less than a week after the company pulled its immediate predecessor, watchOS 5.1, following reports that the software was bricking some Apple Watches. The update also includes bug fixes for the Walkie-Talkie app and […]

iOS, Mobile Apps, Operating systems

Walmart adds an AR scanner to its iOS app for product comparisons

November 1, 2018

Via: Tech Crunch

Walmart is giving augmented reality a shot. The retailer today announced the launch of a new AR scanning tool in its iPhone application which will help customers with product comparisons. However, unlike a typical barcode scanner meant only to compare […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple Fixes Multiple macOS, iOS Bugs Including a Quirky FaceTime Vulnerability

October 31, 2018

Via: Threat Post

Apple tackled a bevy of vulnerabilities across all its platforms Tuesday, including one that allowed a remote attacker to initiate a FaceTime call by exploiting a bug in some model iPhones, iPads, and iPad Air devices. The wide-ranging security fixes […]