iOS

Pebble asks users not to install v2.1 update, citing critical issue that breaks app

Pebble asks users not to install v2.1 update, citing critical issue that breaks app

Pebble is asking its users not to install the version 2.1 update for the iPhone that was released March 31st, citing a critical issue that prevents the app from working properly with the Pebble smartwatch.

Apple offering refund for recent in-app purchases made by minors

Apple offering refund for recent in-app purchases made by minors

Apple is reaching out to customers who recently made in-app purchases and offering them a refund if the purchase was made by minor. This is one of several steps the Cupertino company has taken in recent years to curb inadvertent in-app purchases by children.

Daylight Saving Time 2014: Your iPhone or iPad will automatically change time for DST

Daylight Saving Time 2014: Your iPhone or iPad will automatically change time for DST

It’s that time of the year when you have to set the clocks forward for daylight saving time in the U.S.

At 2 a.m. local time today, daylight saving time (DST) will arrive with the promise to give you an extra hour of evening light. 

Apple launches CarPlay; integrates iPhone with your car to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages

Apple launches CarPlay; integrates iPhone with your car to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages

Apple has announced the official arrival of CarPlay (previously known as iOS in the Car). This feature will make its way to existing iOS 7 devices in the form of an update. However, only the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c and iPhone 5 are supported as this feature requires Lightning-enabled devices.

Researchers discover new iOS security flaw that allows malicious apps to record user inputs

Researchers discover new iOS security flaw that allows malicious apps to record user inputs

Security firm FirmEye has revealed that a serious iOS security flaw allows malicious apps to monitor and log every user input, including characters typed into iOS’ keyboard, Touch ID presses and even when a user pressing the buttons to control the volume.

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Apple sold more Macs and iOS devices in the Holiday Quarter than Windows PCs

Microsoft was quite late in jumping on the mobile bandwagon, and that has caused a lot of problems for the company. In the holiday quarter, Apple sold more Macs, iPhones and iPads than PC manufacturers sold Windows PCs, highlighting how Microsoft has missed out on the growth in the smartphone and tablet market.

Analyst says Apple will launch ‘iAnywhere’ OS that will unify iOS and Mac OS X

Analyst says Apple will launch ‘iAnywhere’ OS that will unify iOS and Mac OS X

JP Morgan analyst Mark Moskowitz has an unusual Apple prediction in his latest research note to investors. He says the company will release “iAnywhere,” a converged operating system would be a hybrid of both iOS and Mac.

Apple doesn’t plan to merge iOS and OS X; OS X 10.10 to feature “Flatter” look

Apple doesn’t plan to merge iOS and OS X; OS X 10.10 to feature “Flatter” look

It has been widely speculated that at some point of time, Apple will merge Mac OS X and iOS operating systems.

However, don’t expect that happening in 2014, as Apple executives during an interview with Macworld categorically denied that the company has plans to merge the two operating systems. 

Leaked document details how the NSA can spy on iOS owners

Leaked document details how the NSA can spy on iOS owners

The NSA allegedly has a back door into iOS that allows the agency to intercept text messages, address book entires and more, says a report on The Daily Dot. This snooping uses encryption to hide the data that is being sent back to the NSA and is done covertly to avoid detection.

Hacker group publishes Snapchat API and exploits that allow users to be identified

Hacker group publishes Snapchat API and exploits that allow users to be identified

Snapchat is likely not having a happy holiday after its API was published by a hacker group, according to report by ZDNet. The group also detailed exploits that compromises your anonymity on the messaging service.