Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this week that the fourth-generation Apple TV will be available for pre-order on Monday, October 26, and that it will begin shipping at the end of the month. Apple also opened app submissions for tvOS. This means developers can start submitting third-party apps and games for the new Apple TV.
Google's Chrome web browser for the iPad is the latest iOS app to add multitasking support. iPad users who upgrade to version 46.0.2490.73 of the app will be able to use the Chrome browser alongside other apps, or view video while using Apple's Picture in Picture feature. The update also adds better support for right-to-left languages.
Apple today has released iOS 9.1 for the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. The update features mostly bug fixes but it also add over 150 new emojis and improves Live Photos for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus owners. The update fixes an Audio Message bug that was stopping users from sending text messages, and issues affecting the Calendar app, App Store and Game Center. The update also includes improvements in the Multitasking UI, CarPlay, Music, Photos, Safari, and Search. Here's the iOS 9.1 changelog.
All eyes have been on Apple Music ever since the initial free trial ended for most iOS users on September 30. Everyone has been wondering how many people would stick with the service once users were forced to pay at least $9.99 a month for access.
Apple will begin accepting pre-orders for its fourth-generation Apple TV on October 26, 2015. Apple CEO Tim Cook told The Wall Street Journal that the new digital media player will begin shipping "by the end of next week".
Walmart is already selling Christmas decorations which can only mean one thing -- Halloween is just around the corner. This also means developers have been releasing a ton of Halloween-themed games to the App Store. Here's a quick look at some of the best spooky apps to help get you into the Halloween spirit.
App Store releases have finally picked up after a few slow weeks. There were also a few big name universal titles released this week, such as the highly anticipated Minecraft: Story Mode. Here's a look at this week's noteworthy App Store releases for 10/11/15 to 10/17/15. Don't forget to check out our App Store recap every Saturday for all the weekly releases, jailbreak tweaks, App Store news and important app updates.
A bunch of mobile games have launched early on the Apple App Store today, and one of them is the highly anticipated Minecraft: Story Mode. The newest Minecraft game was published by Telltale -- the developer behind the popular episodic titles The Walking Dead and Tales from the Borderlands.
I'm not sure if it was an oversight but Team Pangu left the iPad 2 and 3 off their list of support devices for the Pangu 9 jailbreak tool. In case you didn't get the memo, Team Pangu has released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 - iOS 9.0.2. The jailbreak tool is now available for Windows through the Pangu website. If you scroll down you will notice that the older iPhone 4s is listed as a supported device, but the website does not mention the older iPad models.
If you're not on the market for an iPad Pro and Apple's $99 Pencil stylus, Pencil by FiftyThree is a popular alternative that works with most iPad models. Today Microsoft gave the FiftyThree stylus some love by updating its note taking app with Pencil support. So far OneNote is the only Office app that supports the stylus.