Apple Gives Devs Until Feb 1 to Optimize Apps for iOS 7
Apple informed developers this week that all applications must be optimized for iOS 7 no later than February 1. The apps will need to be built with Xcode5 and matched against iOS 7's human interface guidelines. The result should be a more seamless experience for users.
Apple Releases iOS 10 Developer Beta 2
Apple today made a second beta version of iOS 10 available to developers. According to Apple, the new beta contains bug fixes and other improvements.
Apple Puts Its Foot Down, Will Require Apps Support iPhone X
Apple today told developers that soon all new apps submitted to the iTunes App Store must support the screen of the latest iPhone. "Starting April 2018, all new iOS apps submitted to the App Store must be built with the iOS 11 SDK, included in Xcode 9 or later," said Apple in an email to developers.
Apple iOS 11 Adopts More Machine Learning
Apple says iOS 11 will take advantage of machine learning to a much higher degree than before. The the company has new, specific APIs that developers can use in apps such as the camera for face tracking, face detection, landmarks, text, and so on.
Apple Seeds iOS 11 GM to Developers and Public Testers
Apple today made the penultimate version of iOS 11 available to developers and those using the public betas. The company also made available gold masters of watchOS 4.0 and tvOS 11.
First iOS 11.3 Beta Available to Developers
Apple today made iOS 11.3 Beta One available to registered developers. iOS 11.3 adds a host of significant new features to iPhones and iPads, including control over the battery, new animoji, business chat, health records, Apple Music videos, and improved augmented reality.