iOS

Apple patent hints at new home button that can act as a tiny touchpad

Apple patent hints at new home button that can act as a tiny touchpad

Apart from the introduction of Touch ID with the iPhone 5s in 2013, Apple’s home button on iOS devices has hardly changed over the years. But a new patent suggests the Cupertino company is working on a big upgrade that could turn it into a tiny touchpad and more.

Scott Forstall is ‘delighted’ Apple continues to release ‘great and beloved products’

Scott Forstall is ‘delighted’ Apple continues to release ‘great and beloved products’

In the middle of April, it was revealed that ex-iOS SVP Scott Forstall is now co-producing a major Broadway musical.

Two roommates stabbed each other while arguing iPhone vs Android

Two roommates stabbed each other while arguing iPhone vs Android

For anyone that takes a cursory glance online, specifically at forums where mobile operating systems are discussed, they would know that arguments tend to be the norm.

iOS’s former chief Scott Forstall is co-producing the Broadway musical ‘Fun Home’

iOS’s former chief Scott Forstall is co-producing the Broadway musical ‘Fun Home’

Earlier on Friday, April 17, it was revealed that Scott Forstall, the former iOS chief at Apple, has been working as an advisor to Snapchat for quite some time.

JailbreakCon 2015 kicks off on June 20 in San Francisco

JailbreakCon 2015 kicks off on June 20 in San Francisco

JailbreakCon 2015, also known as the Worldwide Jailbreak Con, will kick off on Saturday, June 20, in San Francisco. The two-day event gives attendees the opportunity to learn more about jailbreaking, with workshops, presentations, and lots more.

Here’s how small businesses can claim POIs in Apple Maps with iOS 8.3

Here’s how small businesses can claim POIs in Apple Maps with iOS 8.3

Apple’s iOS 8.3 update, which made its public debut on Wednesday, includes a new feature that allows small businesses to manage their own POI data inside the Maps app. In this how-to, we’ll show you how you can claim and manage yours.

All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [March 30 – April 3]

All the best new apps and app updates to land in the App Store this week [March 30 – April 3]
Each week, a new round of apps and app updates land in the iOS App Store. This week is no exception with the debut of Microsoft’s Office Lens app , Slate publishing tool from Adobe and a huge update to OmniFocus for iOS. These titles are only a sampling of what is available. Read on for our picks of the best new apps and app updates this week that you shouldn’t miss.

This tiny box uses brute force to bypass the passcode on your iPhone

This tiny box uses brute force to bypass the passcode on your iPhone

With almost every iteration of iOS, Apple has made it even more difficult to bypass a passcode lock. But the tiny box you see above is able to use brute force to bypass a passcode and gain entry to a locked iOS device while keeping its data intact.

Apple launches iOS public beta testing program; releases iOS 8.3 beta 3 to testers [Updatex2]

Apple launches iOS public beta testing program; releases iOS 8.3 beta 3 to testers [Updatex2]

As rumored, Apple has launched the iOS public beta program, which gives users early access to the upcoming version of iOS for the first time ever without needing a developer account.

Firefox browser demoed on jailbroken iPhone ahead of release

Firefox browser demoed on jailbroken iPhone ahead of release

Last December, Mozilla confirmed it had caved in and finally decided to develop an iOS version of its popular Firefox browser. It isn’t quite ready for its App Store debut yet, but those with jailbroken devices are already using the beta and giving us a glimpse at how it works.