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  • How to auto-delete old texts and silence annoying conversations in iOS 8

    18 September 2014, 11:21 am

    The Messages application gains a number of significant new features with Apple's iOS 8 upgrade, especially for users who participate in group messages that might take up space or become bothersome.
  • Apple, U2 reportedly working on secret new digital music format

    18 September 2014, 10:28 am

    U2's new collaboration with Apple appears to run deeper than the recent exclusive release of the band's new Songs of Innocence album on iTunes, as the Irish rockers are said to be working alongside the iPhone maker to create a new digital music format.
  • Apple's iPhone 6 & 6 Plus gain radio certification in China, but release date still uncertain

    18 September 2014, 9:17 am

    Following the somewhat surprising news that Apple's next-generation iPhones would not launch in China --?now one of the company's most important markets --?on the same day as their global release, a report from the Asian nation's state-run media confirms that…
  • How to start an iOS 8 Family Sharing account to share apps, music, movies & more

    18 September 2014, 8:49 am

    Once users are running iOS 8 on their iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, they'll be able to share all iTunes account purchases, including apps, music and movies, between up to six people in their family.
  • Apple invents bone conducting EarPods for better iPhone noise cancellation

    18 September 2014, 6:47 am

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve the quality of iPhone voice calls, Apple is investigating a unique take on bone conduction technology that uses sensor-laden EarPods and multiple microphones to cancel out unwanted noise.
  • Apple says incapable of decrypting iOS 8 user data, even for government agencies

    17 September 2014, 11:33 pm

    Among the privacy policies outlined by Apple in a new privacy policy webpage on Wednesday is an iOS 8 feature that makes it technically impossible for the company to decrypt a device to harvest user data, even if law enforcement agencies request it.
  • Tim Cook touts new Apple privacy policies in open letter to customers

    17 September 2014, 9:53 pm

    Apple on Wednesday updated its customer privacy webpage to reflect new security initiatives, highlighting a letter written by CEO Tim Cook, who restated the company's business is in selling products, not harvesting data.
  • Apple updates iWork for iOS suite with support for iOS 8, stability fixes

    17 September 2014, 9:14 pm

    Following the release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple rolled out updates for its iWork productivity app suite, bringing the titles up to speed with the company's latest mobile operating system.
  • Apple releases OS X 10.9.5 Mavericks with reliability enhancements, includes Safari 7.0.6

    17 September 2014, 8:21 pm

    Apple on Wednesday released the latest OS X 10.9 Mavericks maintenance update, which includes Safari version 7.0.6, with fixes for VPN reliability and file access from SMB servers.
  • Apple updates iMovie for iOS with new filters, speed controls, Photo app integration, more

    17 September 2014, 8:07 pm

    Continuing its ongoing first-party iOS app updates, Apple on Wednesday released a new version of iMovie that introduces a slew of editing features alongside support for iOS 8.
  • Dive into iOS 8 with these handy tips for iPhone and iPad

    17 September 2014, 6:37 pm

    In preparation of Wednesday's iOS 8 release, AppleInsider dug in and compiled a set of tips and tricks to help iPhone and iPad owners take full advantage of all the new features and functions baked in to Apple's latest mobile OS.
  • Tim Cook explains consolidation at Apple in new interview

    17 September 2014, 6:11 pm

    A new profile of Apple published Wednesday offers a behind-the-scenes look at what has changed since the death of cofounder Steve Jobs, including how CEO Tim Cook navigated a series of internal shakeups to arrive at the company we see today.
  • How to make the most of iOS 8's new built-in camera features

    17 September 2014, 6:11 pm

    The iPhone is possibly the most popular camera of any kind in the world, and Apple has made a number of improvements to iOS's built-in camera app that give mobile photographers even more control. AppleInsider took a look at how users can take advantage of the…
  • Apple releases iPhone user guide in iBooks

    17 September 2014, 5:01 pm

    Following the public release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple has published its official iPhone User Guide for the new mobile OS on iBooks, making the digital document available on both desktop and portable devices.
  • How to install a third-party keyboard on an iPhone or iPad running iOS 8

    17 September 2014, 4:40 pm

    With iOS 8 now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, users can for the first time ever install third-party keyboards that can be utilized system-wide for new ways of inputting text and other characters.
  • Beats Music comes to Apple TV alongside flat user interface, iOS 8 integrations

    17 September 2014, 3:43 pm

    Apple iOS devices weren't the only products to receive updates Wednesday, as the company also rolled out new software for the Apple TV that brings a flatter user interface, a new Beats Music app, and support for Family Sharing.
  • How to navigate the new Mail gestures and data features in iOS 8

    17 September 2014, 3:32 pm

    With the iOS 8 Mail app, Apple introduces new gestures for easier one-handed navigation and control, fresh message management options and deeper integration with Notification Center.
  • Customize Notification Center with new widget support in iOS 8

    17 September 2014, 3:05 pm

    Apple's new iOS 8 mobile operating system gives users the ability to add third-party widgets to Notification Center for the first time since the feature's introduction. AppleInsider took a look at what developers can do with the new functionality and how users…
  • Apple issues iOS 8 compatibility updates for Beats Music, Find My Friends, others

    17 September 2014, 2:27 pm

    In sync with the public rollout of its next-generation mobile operating system, Apple on Wednesday released updates for each of its first-party iOS apps that bring minor tweaks and fixes for compatibility with iOS 8.
  • Master iOS 8 Messages with time saving features for sending audio, video, images & text

    17 September 2014, 2:02 pm

    One of the more robust additions to Apple's iOS 8 is the Messages app, which gets a bevy of new functions including inline audio and video messaging, group chats and advanced image sharing.
  • How to use iOS 8 Continuity between your iPhone & iPad for calls, texts, apps & more

    17 September 2014, 1:31 pm

    Once updated to iOS 8, recent iPhones and iPads will play nicely with each other, allowing users to do new functions like answering a phone call or sending an SMS message via their iPhone without having to put down their iPad, or start an email on one device…
  • Apple launches iOS 8 for iPhone & iPad with third-party keyboards, widgets, Continuity & more

    17 September 2014, 1:03 pm

    Apple's hotly anticipated free iOS 8 update for iPhone and iPad is now available to download, giving users access to a wide range of new features including third-party keyboard support, Notification Center widgets, extensions, Hey Siri hands-free voice…
  • Apple pulling HealthKit-enabled apps from the App Store - report [u]

    17 September 2014, 1:02 pm

    With the public release of iOS 8 looming, Apple has begun removing apps that take advantage of the new HealthKit API from the App Store, a move that is said to have been prompted by ongoing problems with new health data tracking system.
  • How to enable and use 'Hey Siri' handsfree mode in iOS 8

    17 September 2014, 12:37 pm

    Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant Siri becomes even more powerful with iOS 8, including an entirely hands-free mode that allows users to ask questions and accomplish tasks by simply first saying the words "Hey, Siri."
  • Apple opens Touch ID to third-party applications with iOS 8

    17 September 2014, 12:01 pm

    iPhone security and convenience have both been greatly enhanced by Apple's iOS 8, giving third-party developers the ability for the first time to utilize the secure Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
  • Apple's next product splash slated for second half of October

    17 September 2014, 9:01 am

    Though the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have been formally introduced, Apple is far from calling it quits on 2014, with the company's next major product unveiling expected to take place around mid-to-late October, AppleInsider has learned.
  • Apple 'never' planned to use sapphire covers for iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus - report

    17 September 2014, 8:43 am

    Despite much wishful thinking on the part of enthusiasts and even members of the tech press, full sapphire screen covers were never in the cards for Apple's iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus, a new report reveals.
  • Despite record output, Foxconn unable to keep up with massive iPhone 6 demand

    17 September 2014, 6:27 am

    As preorders for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus continue to pour in to the Online Apple Store, partner manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly having trouble keeping up with incredibly high demand despite reaching record output levels.
  • Apple to introduce app-specific passwords for iCloud-connected titles

    16 September 2014, 10:20 pm

    Come October, Apple's iCloud will have yet another layer of protection, as the company is scheduled to implement app-specific passwords for third-party programs tying in to the cloud service.
  • Review roundup: Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus running iOS 8

    16 September 2014, 9:27 pm

    As expected, reviews for Apple's new iPhone lineup hit the Web on Tuesday, with most assessments being largely positive on hardware -- especially the 6 Plus' battery life-- but giving the nod to iOS 8 for keeping the handsets ahead of the competition.

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