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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 previews iOS 13: Sign in with Apple, dark mode, advanced photo and camera...

Update: On 30th July, 2019, Apple released public betas of iOS13, and macOS catalina. However, these betas are extremely buggy. Users may incur severely...

WWDC 2019 highlights: Apple introduces SwiftUI, new privacy-focused sign in, updates to iOS, macOS,...

Apple held its annual conference Worldwide Developers Conference, WWDC 2019 in San Jose on Monday and to say that the keynote session, was jammed...
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Apple Pay will soon support NFC tags to trigger payments

At the beginning of this month, Apple’s Vice President of Apple Pay, Jennifer Bailey announced a new NFC feature for Apple Pay. Now, Apple...

Apple plans to make notarization a default requirement in all future macOS updates

In an updated developer documentation released yesterday, Apple has announced its plans to make notarization a default requirement for all software in the future....
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Apple to merge the iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps by 2021

Apple is planning on merging the apps made for iPhone, iPad, and Mac by 2021, as a part of its project, codenamed Marzipan. Apple...
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WireGuard launches an official MacOS app

Last week, the team at WireGuard announced an initial version of WireGuard for macOS and have also launched the app in the Mac App...

Announcing Homebrew 2.0.0!

Just a month after Homebrew 1.9.0 was released, Homebrew 2.0.0 was released last week with official support for Linux and Windows 10 (with Windows...

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...

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