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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.

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Apple Music is now available on your web browser

Yesterday, Apple brought it’s popular Apple Music streaming service to the web. Apple Music for the web is launched in public beta and you...

Is Apple’s ‘Independent Repair Provider Program’ a bid to avoid the ‘Right To Repair’...

Yesterday, Apple announced a new ‘Independent Repair Provider Program’ which will offer customers additional options for common out-of-warranty iPhone repairs. It will also provide...

Introducing OpenDrop, an open-source implementation of Apple AirDrop written in Python

A group of German researchers recently published a paper “A Billion Open Interfaces for Eve and Mallory: MitM, DoS, and Tracking Attacks on iOS...
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Apple accidentally unpatches a fixed bug in iOS 12.4 that enables its jailbreaking

The internet was all ablaze when several security researchers reported that Apple has accidentally reintroduced a bug in iOS 12.4 that was patched in...

Apple announces expanded security bug bounty program up to $1 million; plans to release...

Apple made some major announcements at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference 2019 which concluded yesterday, in Las Vegas. Apple’s head of security engineering, Ivan...

Apple Card, iPhone’s new payment system, is now available for select users

Update - 20th August 2019: Apple Card is now available to qualified customers in the US with iPhone 6 and later. To apply, customers...
Apple iOS 12 beta 2

Google Project Zero reveals an iMessage bug that bricks iPhone causing repetitive crash and...

A zero-day vulnerability in Apple's iMessage, which bricks an iPhone and survives hard resets was recently brought to light. A specific type of malformed...
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‘FaceTime Attention Correction’ in iOS 13 Beta 3 uses ARKit to fake eye contact

On Tuesday, Apple released iOS 13 beta 3, which came with an interesting feature called FaceTime Attention Correction. This feature aims to fix a...
Apple iOS 12 beta 2

OpenID Foundation questions Apple’s Sign In feature, says it has security and privacy risks

The OpenID foundation has written an open letter to Apple arguing that the upcoming ‘Sign in with Apple’ feature bears similarities to OpenID Connect, ...
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Lyft announces Envoy Mobile, an iOS and Android client network library for mobile application...

Yesterday, Lyft released the initial OSS preview release of Envoy Mobile. This is an iOS and Android client network library that brings Lyft’s Envoy...

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