MacOS 10.13.3 Beta 6 and iOS 11.2.5 Beta 7 Released for Testing

Apple has released macOS 10.13.3 High Sierra beta 7 to users enrolled in the MacOS beta testing programs, along with iOS 11.2.5 beta 7 for iPhone and iPad beta testers. No new features are expected in macOS High Sierra 10.13.3, suggesting the release will primarily focus on bug fixes and security enhancements, perhaps to further mitigate the impacts of the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities. … Continue reading MacOS 10.13.3 Beta 6 and iOS 11.2.5 Beta 7 Released for Testing

Apple Debuts Redesigned Web Interface for iOS and Mac Apps

Apple recently introduced an all new design for App Store apps on the web, with a new, cleaner interface that puts screenshots and critical information front and center. You can see the new redesigned interface by accessing or searching for any iOS or Mac app while on the web. With iOS apps, you’ll see a clear notice that you need to open up the App … Continue reading Apple Debuts Redesigned Web Interface for iOS and Mac Apps

Apple Shares Updated iOS Security Guide With Info on Face ID, Apple Pay Cash and More

Apple this afternoon published an updated version of its iOS Security white paper for iOS 11 [PDF], with information that covers features introduced in iOS 11.1 and iOS 11.2, like Face ID and Apple Pay Cash. Much of the information in the document on Face ID has been previously shared by Apple in a dedicated Face ID white paper and accompanying support document that was … Continue reading Apple Shares Updated iOS Security Guide With Info on Face ID, Apple Pay Cash and More

Harnessing Code Generation to Increase Reliability & Productivity on iOS at Uber

At Uber, our Android engineers have been using annotation-supported code generation for a few years now. On iOS, we first looked into code generation in fall 2016 when we started work on our new rider app using the RIBs architecture. One of the tenents of our new mobile architecture—reliability at scale—drove us to investigate whether we could use code generation to enhance the reliability of … Continue reading Harnessing Code Generation to Increase Reliability & Productivity on iOS at Uber

Get Terminal for iOS to Bring the Command Line to iPad and iPhone

Ever wished you had a native command line in iOS? You know, like a Terminal app for iPad and iPhone? Wish no more, the aptly named Terminal for iOS is here, and it’s free! Terminal is a sandboxed command line environment for iOS that has over 30 commands currently available, covering many of the most used command line tools and commands you know and love, … Continue reading Get Terminal for iOS to Bring the Command Line to iPad and iPhone