iOS

iOS bug lets anyone crash your iPhone with a text message

A bug in Apple’s iOS means that anyone can crash an iPhone by simply sending it a certain string of characters in a message. The...

Apple previews new mobile software iOS 8 at WWDC 2014

Apple demonstrated iOS 8, its newest version of its operating system for iPhones and iPads, at its worldwide developers conference in San Francisco. The new...

Networking flaw opens ‘millions’ of iOS app users to data theft

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...

Apple Watch: ‘Trying to match the structure of the iOS app was a mistake’

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...

iOS 9 review: an upgrade to jump for, or skip?

The latest version of Apple’s iPhone and iPad software promises better battery life, a smarter Siri and true multitasking – but does it deliver...

iOS 10 brings bigger emojis, better Siri and facial recognition to iPhone

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...

Google paid Apple $1bn to be default iOS search engine

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...

Wi-Fi hack creates ‘no iOS zone’ that cripples iPhones and iPads

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...

20 of the best iPhone and iPad apps and games this month

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,...

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Is Android really free software?

To what extent does Android respect the freedom of its users? For a computer user that values freedom, that is the most important question...

Android N: Google reveals future of the OS

Google has released a very early preview of the next version of its mobile operating system – Android N – with split-screen multitasking, increased...

20 of the best Android apps and games this month

From travel tips and running guides to puzzles and elephant stampedes, it’s a good month for high-quality new Android apps and games. Here are 20...