Month: October 2017

Apple Seeds Second Beta of tvOS 11.1 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming tvOS 11.1 update to developers for testing purposes, a week and a half after seeding the first tvOS 11.1 update and three weeks after releasing tvOS 11 to the public. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the tvOS 11.1 developer beta can be …

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Apple Seeds Second macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 Beta to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS High Sierra update to developers, a week and a half after releasing the first macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta and two weeks after releasing the new High Sierra operating system to the public. The second macOS High Sierra 10.13.1 beta can be downloaded from the …

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of watchOS 4.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming watchOS 4 update to developers for testing purposes, nearly two weeks after releasing the first watchOS 4.1 beta and three weeks after releasing the new watchOS 4 operating system to the public. Once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the Apple Developer Center, the …

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Apple Seeds Second Beta of iOS 11.1 to Developers and Public Beta Testers With New Emoji

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming iOS 11.1 update to developers, nearly two weeks releasing the first iOS 11.1 beta and a few weeks after releasing the iOS 11 update to the public. Registered developers can download the iOS 11 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile …

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2018 iPad Pro Models May Feature TrueDepth Camera for Face ID

iPad Pro models set to be released in 2018 will come equipped with a TrueDepth Camera and will support Face ID, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told investors in a note this morning. Kuo believes Apple will add TrueDepth cameras to the iPad Pro to introduce a user experience that’s consistent with the iPhone X …

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Apple Reportedly Joining Parisian Startup Incubator 'Station F' to Assist App Developers

As Tim Cook meets with French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris today, a new rumor is looking to the week ahead and what could potentially be announced by the Apple CEO as he continues his trip around France. According to information gained by Mac4Ever, Apple is set to announce its appearance at Station F, described …

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Tim Cook Visits iPhone X Supplier, Normandy Cemetery, and 'My Little Paris' Startup on French Trip [Updated]

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in Paris today ahead of a meeting with the French president Emmanuel Macron at 4:15 CEST. Before that meeting happens, Cook has a full itinerary for his day and the CEO has been documenting parts of his travels on Twitter. Cook’s first Tweet noted his visitation to Eldim, a company …

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HBO Announces iOS App-Based TV Show 'Mosaic' With Branching Narrative and Multiple Endings

HBO recently announced a new TV project in the works by director Steven Soderbergh called “Mosaic.” The show will air as a six-part linear narrative in early 2018, but in addition to the traditional distribution, HBO is launching an app where viewers can watch the show, make decisions, and help shape the outcome of certain …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to Meet French President Macron on Monday

Apple CEO Tim Cook will meet French president Emmanuel Macron on Monday, according to the Élysée Palace’s official published agenda. Cook has been invited to the head of state’s Paris residence for an afternoon meeting, but the reasons for the visit have not yet been made public. Topics up for discussion could include Apple’s code-learning …

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Apple's Face ID Turns Android Makers Away From Under-Screen Fingerprint Recognition

With its iPhone X debut and the introduction of Face ID, Apple has now tilted interest in the mobile industry away from under-display fingerprint recognition, and instead towards camera-based 3D sensing technologies as the ideal user authentication solution. That’s according to the latest research note from respected KGI securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. According to the …

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'Eve Online' Massively Multiplayer Spinoff Coming to iPhones and iPads Next Year

Developer CCP Games has revealed that a mobile spinoff of its massively multiplayer game Eve Online it coming to iOS next year. Launched back in 2003, Eve became famous for its vast sandbox universe and spectacular space battles involving thousands of players, even going on to spawn its own history, politics, and galactic economy. Codenamed …

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MLB Coach Fined for Wearing Apple Watch During Game

Major League Baseball today fined Arizona Diamondbacks coach Ariel Prieto after he wore his Apple Watch in the dugout during a game against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night, reports The New York Times. Prieto violated rules against the use of electronic communications devices when he wore the Apple Watch during the game. Major League …

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iCloud Infrastructure Executive Departs Apple

Eric Billingsley, director of internet services operations at Apple, is leaving the company, reports CNBC. Billingsley is responsible for running data center infrastructure and some internet services, including the operating infrastructure for iCloud services like iCloud Drive. His current responsibilities are being handed over to senior engineering director Patrick Gates, who already oversees infrastructure for …

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TouchArcade iOS Gaming Roundup: Thomas Was Alone, Stranger Things, Goat Simulator, and More

I’m writing this from EVE Vegas, and while they haven’t announced anything just yet, it does seem odd that the guys behind EVE Online would want someone from an iPhone games site to be in the audience, eh? Anyway, on with some of the bigger stories from this week in the world of iOS gaming. …

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