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Regarding built-in iOS apps being split out into the App Store

Regarding built-in iOS apps being split out into the App Store

Would there really be any benefit to moving built-in app updates to the App store? The idea of Apple unbundling the built-in apps so they can be split out and updated at any time via the App Store is an old one. There are some merits to the idea but also some drawbacks. In theory, it would allow...
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Comic: Siri is More Human Than Human

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
What would you change about the Home screen?

What would you change about the Home screen?

The app launcher as home screen dates all the way back to the Newton, but how much further should it go? There's a lot to recommend the iPhone-style Home screen. It's understandable to almost everyone, it's simple and predictable to use, and static icons are highly memorable and locatable. If...
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watchOS 2 FAQ: Everything you need to know

watchOS 2 FAQ: Everything you need to know

Here's what you can expect from your Apple Watch this fall. At WWDC 2015, Apple previewed updates for all of its major operating systems—watchOS included. Yes, watchOS 2 is coming this Fall to an Apple Watch near you. Here's everything we know about it, for your reading (and salivating) pleasure...
Here are all the iPhones and iPads compatible with iOS 9 content blockers

Here are all the iPhones and iPads compatible with iOS 9 content blockers

We've done a deep dive into iOS 9 content blocker extensions but if all you're really interested in is whether or not they'll work on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, here's the complete list! iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus iPhone 5s iPad Air 2 iPad Air iPad mini 2 iPad mini 3 iPod touch 6 Of course,...
Content blocking extensions in iOS 9: Explained

Content blocking extensions in iOS 9: Explained

Content blockers aren't ad blockers. But that's what most people will use them for. Safari content blocking extensions don't automagically identify ads and prevent them from loading. Instead, they identify elements and resources on a web page and can, optionally, hide those elements and prevent...
siri, why are you such a jerk all the time?

Comic: Siri is More Human Than Human

Happy Saturday, iMore! Because Rich is awesome, he's letting us run some of his Mac-themed comics from the Diesel Sweeties archive on weekends. Bonus comics, woo! We hope you enjoy. Read more comics from the Pixel Project on iMore.com.
Deep and back linking in iOS 9: Explained

Deep and back linking in iOS 9: Explained

Deep links and back links not only make the iOS more navigable, they make it more powerful. Two distinct but distinctly important problems are solved by deep links and back links in iOS 9. Deep links further blur the boundaries between native and online by enabling web links to be opened by...
Apple lists its sources for transit directions in iOS 9

Apple lists its sources for transit directions in iOS 9

One of the big new features coming in iOS 9 is the addition of transit directions to Apple Maps, and we now know where that data is coming from. Apple has updated its Apple Maps Acknowledgement page with details on which outside sources are providing data for transit directions. As first spotted...
iOS 9 FAQ: What you need to know!

iOS 9 FAQ: What you need to know!

If you have iOS 9 questions, we have your answers! iOS 9 was unveiled at WWDC 2015 and is currently in developer preview and public beta. It won't ship until this fall, but we're already fielding tons of questions about it. So, we're collecting all those questions and, better still, providing...
Picture-in-picture multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained

Picture-in-picture multitasking for iPad in iOS 9: Explained

iOS 9 takes multitasking from the background and puts it right up front on the iPad. Apple calls the new features they're introducing in iOS 9 "multitasking", but the iPad has always multitasked. Over the years, it's gone from system multitasking to background tasks to background refresh. What...
Making the iPhone camera accessible for the blind

Making the iPhone camera accessible for the blind

When it comes to accessibility on mobile devices, some will look at the camera and immediately scratch it off the to-do list. Others will look at the camera and ask what can be done. Someone who can't see may still want to share photos with family, friends, and connections who can. That's why...
iOS 8.4.1 brings better accessibility to Apple Music

iOS 8.4.1 brings better accessibility to Apple Music

Apple has just released iOS 8.4.1, which includes fixes for, among other things, Apple Music. It also includes some improvements to accessibility, primarily where it comes to Apple's screen-reader, VoiceOver. The improvements should make it easier for people with limited or no vision to access...

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