Around 1,000 iOS apps are affected by a weakness in their mobile security which can make it easy for attackers to access encrypted data like passwords, bank account numbers and home addresses as they are...

Are smartwatch apps squeezed-down versions of smartphone apps, or more wrist-worn remote controls for the software running on the device in your pocket? Marco Arment thinks it’s the latter. Arment, who...

The latest version of Apple’s iPhone and iPad software promises better battery life, a smarter Siri and true multitasking – but does it deliver and is it worth upgrading? The first thing you notice...

The next version of Apple’s software for the iPhone and iPad, iOS 10, will feature enhanced 3D touch features, expanded Siri and an improved lock screen plus overhauls to Photos, Music and Messages. Apple...

Apple and Google are rivals. So why is Google the default search engine for mobile Safari, which is the pre-installed web browser on iPads and iPhones? The answer, court documents revealed on Thursday,...

A newly revealed bug in iOS lets attackers force iPhones and iPads into restart loops, repeatedly crashing and rebooting, using nothing but aWi-Fi network. Once the user has entered what its discoverer,...

From Shakespeare to Angry Birds, via CBeebies, Sean Parker, Disney and The Walking Dead. It’s been an interesting month for iPhone and iPad owners, with a range of new App Store releases to try. As ever,...

Facebook is one of the most downloaded apps on iOS but it has long been cited as a cause of fast-draining iPhone batteries. Last year it was accused of using background tricks to stay active even when...

When researchers revealed that a Chinese advertising company had created one of the most pernicious pieces of Android malware yet, they estimated it has infected 10m Android handsets worldwide. Dubbed...

A major security flaw in Android lets an attacker take control of a phone simply by sending a text message – and for the vast majority of Android users, there’s no fix available yet. Even the small...