Apple just sent out a notice to developers letting them know of some changes to the App Store coming in February next year. Starting February 1st, 2014, all new apps submitted to the App Store must be built with the latest version of Xcode 5 and optimized for iOS 7. This new policy will apply to all submissions — both new apps and app updates.
Honda is on board with Siri Eyes, adding that option to its Accord and Acura models in 2013. Soon it will be supporting iOS mirroring in its upcoming 2014 Civic models. Honda confirmed this information in a recent conversation on Twitter. The company also announced that its Siri Eyes free update will land before the beginning of next month.
Apple started selling the iPad mini with Retina display last week in a soft launch that surprised almost everyone. Though the cellular models are tough to come by, the supply of the wifi model has been decent with most stores having at least one or two models in stock. If you managed to grab a retina iPad mini, here are five apps to help you get started navigating, gaming and more.
As originally spotted by Realmac, Apple has doubled the number of promo codes available to developers in the iTunes Connect section of the developer’s portal. This allotment of codes is replenished with each new version of an app.
Google launched its much awaited its latest flagship smartphone, the Nexus 5 last week. We took a look at the specs of the Nexus 5 and the iPhone 5s earlier this week, but it didn’t effectively illustrate the differences between the two flagship devices, so we’ve shot a comparison video covering various aspects of the two devices.
The latest ComScore report shows that Apple is the leading handset manufacturer in the US, beating out competitors like Samsung, Motorola, LG and HTC. iOS as a platform, though, is still second to Android, but, in the last three quarters, it gained some ground on its competition.
Apple announced the schedule for its Tech Talk series for developers. These mini-conferences are for developers who want some personal, one-on-one time with Apple’s evangelists and engineering teams. The events will be held in San Francisco, NYC, Tokyo, Shanghai, Berlin and London starting in October.