When a third-party Reddit client known as Apollo first hit the App Store’s shelves in 2017, it was an app I couldn’t wait to get my hands on. Unfortunately, project developer Christian Selig was forced to shut the app down on June 30th after Reddit implemented heavy-handed API changes that effectively made running third-party Reddit client infeasible for indie developers like Selig.
Apple’s escalated anti-tracking measures as developers must clarify the use of any APIs labeled as “required reason API” that could be used for device fingerprinting.
Apple gave Zoom a preferential treatment on its platform by allowing the videoconferencing software to access private APIs letting the iPad camera be used during Split View multitasking.
The first version of the upcoming contact tracing APIs that enable interoperability between Android and iOS devices using apps from public health authorities is coming earlier than expected, on April 28, according to Apple's chief executive.
The Instagram Graph API (built on the Facebook Graph API) has added the ability for businesses and brands to easily create scheduled posts in Instagram Partners apps like Hootsuite and through service such as Facebook Marketing Partners.
There are countless new features to take advantage of in iOS 11, but many of them are under the hood in the form of APIs and require App Store apps to get the full effect.
Iryss is a new app developed by Florian Hebrard, better known by the jailbreak community as Ziph0n, that takes advantage of Apple’s brand-new CoreML (Machine Learning) API to recognize objects around you in real time.
iOS 10, which was unveiled at Apple's WWDC 2016 Keynote on Monday, will provide users with the most in-depth Siri experience of any iOS release in history.
Apple is officially opening Siri up with an API that will let developers tap into Siri for their App Store apps.
Do you use a third-party app to browse Instagram feeds and hashtags more efficiently on an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad?
If so, there's a high likelihood that your app has now ceased functioning due to Instagram's new and much stricter policy pertaining to the official API, which has gone into effect today, as first noted by MacRumors.
Apple is reportedly reading a Siri Application Programming Interface (API), according to a new report. Called Breadcrumbs, it should let developers enhance iPhone and iPad applications by implementing Siri intelligence in a limited fashion. Another new initiative seeks to create a Google Now experience for iOS devices.
In addition, the Cupertino firm is reportedly adding augmented reality features to Apple Maps, including one dubbed Browse Around Me.
The way it's supposed to work, you'd point your iPhone's camera toward a particular business or an area and Maps would put up relevant information such as a virtual view of menu items or daily specials, 9to5Mac said Wednesday.
Following up on its original plan to end support for older Apple TVs, iPhones, iPods and iPads due to API changes, YouTube is no longer accessible on second-generation Apple TVs and iOS devices manufactured in 2012 and earlier, as first reported 9to5Mac.
The app has simply disappeared from the Home screen on second-generation devices, with owners of these boxes reporting inability to access the Settings menu option to hide or show it along with other channels.
Nest Labs, the Google-owned maker of the popular Nest thermostat and smoke detector, has signaled its intention to open up its technology to third-party developers by launching the Nest Developer Program last September.
Since then, Nest has been building a real-time web API for the Nest Learning Thermostat and today, ahead of Google I/O which starts tomorrow, the program has gone active.
The official API allows the Nest to work with all kinds of devices, from smart light bulbs to various home appliances to fitness bands and even cars. "Connect your Nest to things inside and outside of your home, and we'll get even better at keeping you comfortable and safe," says Google.
Contrary to previous assurances by Nest co-founder and former Apple engineer Tony Fadell, Nest devices will need to share some data with Google so the Internet giant could understand your daily habits and intelligently propose new ways of saving energy around the house...