DC is joining the exclusive streaming subscription game with its just announced DC Universe. The service is launching as a beta soon, and will be available on Apple TV and iOS.
After seven years, numerous appeals, and multiple courts that found Samsung to be a blatant copycat, the two companies have put an end to their fight. Terms of the deal are not known.
Users who have trained themselves on Alexa Skills can now use that same self-training on their iPhones and iPads to access the Alexa ecosystem.
Today Apple launched a dedication section in Apple News for the 2018 midterm elections. It’s aimed at casual readers and critics alike.
Over on GitHub there is a curated list of ARKit projects and resources called Awesome ARKit. ARKit is Apple’s technology to enable augmented reality experiences for Apple devices. In this list you’ll find apps, tutorials, projects, and resources. Some of the tutorials include using ARKit with Metal, importing 3D models for ARKit, building an ARKit application with Unity, and a bunch more. Cool projects include ARSolarPlay, Boxify, ARPaint, cARd, pARtfolio, Measure, Ruler, and more. It’s a great list and I recommend you check it out, especially the list of ARKit apps.
The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) gave privacy a bit of a lifeline on Friday by ruling that a warrant is required to get cell phone tower location data from carriers.
What would using your iPhone as your car key look like in practice? Bryan Chaffin and Jeff Gamet run through the possibilities. They also look at the on-again, off-again case where plaintiffs accuse the company with a minority share of the smartphone business of having an App Store “monopoly.”
Announced during Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference for a fall release, iOS 12 DB2 continues the hard work of hammering out how new features will work and knocking out bugs.
Scheduling time for meetings can be a pain, but WhenWorks for iOS makes the process easy by letting your colleagues and clients book times online. The book online through a web page, so no need for them to install an app first, you can block out times you don’t want any appointments, and everything that’s scheduled automatically shows up on your calendar. WhenWorks is from BusyMac founder John Chaffee and we’ve been really happy with the app in our pre-release testing. It’s easy to use and free for up to 5 appointments each month, or US$49.99 a year for unlimited appointments. You can download WhenWorks at Apple’s App Store.
Apple has five new commercials promoting iPhone photography techniques and features.
In his Rants & Raves column this week and next, Dr. Mac offers his take on the most significant things announced at WWDC last week and what he thinks of them.
Siri users can ask for scores, schedules, standings, and team rosters in 35 countries now, in the run-up to the World Cup.
San Jose – Jeff Gamet chats with John Chaffee about his new app WhenWorks at AltConf and WWDC 2018.
SAN JOSE – Here’s something you may not have noticed about Apple’s WWDC keynote: everything Apple announced will be free—here’s the complete list of new products and features Apple announced during the WWDC 2018 keynote.
This is a great choice and will let customers try apps before they buy.
Apple this week updated its App Store Review Guidelines to address recent questions about mirroring apps like Valve’s Steam Link, free trials for non-subscription apps, cryptocurrency mining, in-app ad behavior, and more.
SAN JOSE – With the addition of Do Not Disturb, greater Notifications controls, and Screen Time, Apple is giving users the ability to better manage their mobile time. Parents can also use Screen Time to give their kids time allowances.
SAN JOSE – The next major update for the company’s mobile platform focused on Siri skills, performance, improved communication, enhanced augmented reality tools, and addiction controls.
John Martellaro and Andrew Orr join Jeff Gamet to talk about what they expect to see at Apple’s 2018 Worldwide Developer Conference keynote, plus what they wish Apple would announce.
The company added “Creative Sets for more ad variations” for better user targeting.