Instagram's link sticker has officially retired the swipe-up gesture as the company has confirmed that the new feature is now being rolled out to almost everyone.
Like so many other smartphones on the market today, iPhones support NFC (near field communication) capabilities. NFC is frequently used by Apple Pay and by compatible NFC tags.
When browsing certain websites in Safari on your iOS device, you’ll sometimes be presented with a banner at the top of the page that urges you to download that website’s dedicated App Store app.
We're back with another edition of our Apps of the Week roundup. This week we have some great picks, including a Black Mirror-inspired video app, an impressive bill-splitter, and a fun doodle widget. We have all of this, plus a cool game for you to check out, waiting for you below!
Way back in August of this year, Apple started promoting in-app events hosted within the App Store. It's a quick and easy way for developers to show off high-profile elements within their apps, including in-game competitions, content premieres, and much more. At the time, it was expected that the feature would go live alongside the public launch of iOS 15 and iPadOS 15. However, that did not turn out to be the case. But Apple's finally ready to welcome the feature and launch it to the public.
The landscape for digital storefronts is changing quite a bit. That is thanks, at least in part, to a lot of outside voices demanding those changes. Apple, for its part, remains reluctant to make any sweeping changes that don't ultimately benefit the company. But, it has made some changes, and there appear to be even more in the works. Meanwhile, Google has had to make some changes to its Play Store, too, and today marks the arrival of yet another.
It has been a long while since Apple hosted a developer "Tech Talk." The company used to host them on a pretty regular basis years ago, but they ended the run back in 2016. At the time, and by the next year, it looked like Apple wasn't planning on bringing them back. And that was the case for several years, but, here we are in 2021, and Apple has seen a way forward with new developer talks.
One thing all iPhone users seem to agree about is that their privacy is very important to them. Regardless, we continue to witness apps overstepping their boundaries time and time again for what the developer’s deem a so-called “better user experience.”
Welcome to a new edition of our Apps of the Week roundup. This week we have a simple, yet elegant link-saver, a 3D avatar creator and a fun app for finding a place to eat. And as always, we've got a great game for you to check out this weekend.
Adobe's demonstrated Photoshop for iPad with RAW support that works with both RAWs from DSLRs and Apple's ProRAW files taken with the iPhone 12 Pro and 13 Pro cameras.
Facebook will nudge teens on Instagram away from harmful content as well as encourage children to take a break from its toxic photo-sharing platform for a while.
Google's iOS apps will drop custom user interface elements and Material Design styling on iPhone and iPad to make them look and feel like proper apps on Apple's platforms.