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It's not just you: Apple's software is buggier than it used to be — here's how they fix it

Apple has a plan to fight iOS bugs.Image: dustin drankoski/mashable By Karissa Bell2018-02-13 00:48:16 UTC Apple might finally be ready to take the many bugs that’ve been plaguing iOS more seriously. The company is making a major change to how it approaches software updates that will emphasize reliability and stability over speed, according to a new report in Bloomberg. Bloomberg wrote that Apple’s software head Craig Federighi told engineers last

Why it makes sense for Apple to drop 3D Touch from this year's new iPhone

Image: lili sams/mashable By Raymond Wong2018-01-29 23:28:59 UTC Remember how 3D Touch, the iPhone feature where you press harder into the screen, was supposed to be a very big, earth-shattering, game-changing, deal? Yeah…about that. Apple may finally take the first steps towards abandoning 3D Touch when it releases new iPhones later this year. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo returned this week with another research note (via MacRumors) for Apple investors.

Apple backs marriage equality campaign in Australia

245 Shares Apple CEO Tim Cook.Image: AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK By Shannon Connellan2017-09-12 00:15:50 UTC Apple’s having, let’s say, a busy week.  In the lead-up to its low-key, laidback soiree on Tuesday (plugging leaks where possible), the company has thrown its hat in the ring for Australia’s biggest national debate: same-sex marriage. Apple has pledged support for marriage equality in Australia in an emailed statement sent by its public relations team on Sept.

The iPhone 8 could recognize your face in 'millionths of a second'

282 Shares The iPhone 8 will only need millionths of a second to recognize your face.Image: Loris Ravera/mashable By Molly Sequin2017-08-21 22:49:05 UTC The iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September and will likely be packed with a bunch of new hardware including facial recognition technology. Now, a new report from the Korean Herald claims that the facial recognition technology used in the device will only take “millionths of

Tim Cook's barf face at Trump's big tech meeting says it all

Holding back the vomit.Image: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty By Jack Morse2017-06-20 00:05:38 UTC Damn, Tim. You’re not looking so hot.  Maybe, and I’m not a doctor, but could it be because you were forced to pay homage to The Great Orange One at the inaugural June 19 meeting of Trump’s American Technology Council? Or possibly, and I’m just spitballing here, you look like you just swallowed a first-generation iPhone simply because you

First look at ARKit, Apple's big jump into augmented reality

Image: karissa bell/mashable By Karissa Bell2017-06-06 00:27:08 UTC Apple just jumped head-first into augmented reality. Following months of speculation about what exactly the nature of its ambitions for augmented reality are, the company announced it’s building an AR platform directly into iOS. With ARKit, Apple is for the first time offering developers a suite of tools to make dedicated augmented reality apps for iPhones and iPads. Like other new iOS

iPhone 8 could be delayed because of this cool feature

Image: Xu Kangping/VCG, Getty Images By Adario Strange2017-04-18 01:03:36 UTC A shiny new iPhone is expected on the device’s 10th anniversary—but a new report hints there could be delays.   One of the features expected in the upcoming iPhone 8 is a fingerprint sensor placed under the phone’s glass exterior. The result would be an even sleeker, seamless design and, presumably, more space for the iPhone’s display.  However, according to

Night Shift is now available on your Mac so you can finally get some damn sleep

It’s so bright!Image: Stephen Lam/Getty Images By Jack Morse2017-03-28 00:38:43 UTC It’s hard out there for a keyboard jockey.  Thankfully, Night Shift is here to save the day (er, night).  Spending long hours staring at a computer has its ill effects, one of which being that the blue light pouring out of the screen is thought to wreak havoc on people’s circadian rhythms. This in turn makes it harder to