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iOS is a constantly evolving operating system. With regular updates being rolled out at Apple’s WWDC, the Packt Hub aims to keep you up to date. We take a look at the latest developments, not only in Apple’s own apps, but iOS programming with tools such as Xcode and Swift.

Apple disables Group FaceTime till it fixes a security flaw that gave access to...

Yesterday, social media was all abuzz about a bug in Apple’s Group FaceTime video calling service. This bug allowed callers to listen in on...

Apple is patenting Swift features like optional chaining

Apple’s application for patenting some of the Swift features has successfully reached the “Grant” stage. Swift is the Objective-C based programming language that Apple introduced...
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Apple releases iOS 12.2 beta 1 for developers with custom screen time scheduling, PWA...

Apple released the next major iOS update, iOS 12.2 beta 1 to developers on January 24, 2019. This update boasts of features like custom...

Microsoft Office 365 now available on the Mac App Store

Yesterday, the team at Microsoft announced that Office 365 is available on the Mac App Store for the first time. Mac users can now...
Homebrew’s Github repo got hacked in 30 mins. How can open source projects fight supply chain attacks?

Homebrew 1.9.0 released with periodic brew cleanup, beta support for Linux, Windows and much...

Yesterday, Mike McQuaid, Homebrew’s lead maintainer announced the release of Homebrew 1.9.0. The release has major updates like Linux support, (optional) automatic brew cleanup,...

Project Erasmus: Former Apple engineer builds a user interface that responds to environment light

A former Apple software development manager, Bob Burrough has developed an environmentally-lit user interface. He demonstrated this unique UI concept named Project Erasmus on...
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Project Fi is now Google Fi, will support multiple Android based phones, offer beta...

Google has officially announced that its Project Fi will be rebranded to ‘Google Fi’. They have also expanded Fi’s support to multiple phones like...
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Apple app store antitrust case to be heard by U.S. Supreme Court today

An antitrust case filed against Apple which accuses the company of breaking antitrust laws by monopolizing the market for iPhone apps will be heard...

Apple has introduced Shortcuts for iOS 12 to automate your everyday tasks

Apple made its personal assistant, Siri more powerful in iOS 12 by launching Siri Shortcuts and the Shortcuts app on September 17. You can...

Apple buys Shazam, and will soon make the app ad-free

Apple announced that it has finished acquiring Shazam, a widely popular and highly rated music app, earlier this week. Shazam is a music discovery...

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