Apple just outdid itself by improving iOS in not one, not two or three or more departments, but ten to go nicely with the new platform’s name. Of course, at first glance, News and HomeKit upgrades are nowhere near as eye-catching as Siri’s reworked “intelligence”, but if you look deeper, you’ll actually find the latter a pretty big deal.
A standalone new Home app now sits on your iOS home screen by default, working on iPhones, iPads and the Apple Watch to help you easily control all your HomeKit devices. You can turn your smart lights on and off, change the temperature and make [...]
Just like your Apple Watch, the Apple TV streamer is getting a big update after WWDC, with Siri not only capable of searching through 650K movies and TV shows across various streaming services, but YouTube clips as well.
Live Tune-In is another “great new feature” introduced by Eddy Cue on the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium stage, opening ESPN2 simply if you say the name. This is even available for the iPad, including on a developer preview ready to be downloaded starting today.
Yet the future of TV in general and, of course, tvOS in particular lies in apps, with 6,000 [...]
As if the Mac App Store certificate issue wasn’t enough for Apple this week, it seems that a service outage has taken down several of Apple’s online services this evening.
Those officially include the App Store, Apple TV, the iBooks Store, iTunes Match, the iTunes Store, the Mac App Store and Radio. There were also unlisted issues going on with Apple’s Online Store as Down Detector has registered a spike in problem reports for the latter.
Reports on social media are also appearing about iMessage and FaceTime.