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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 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, ...
distributed network

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...
Augmented Reality

Developers can now incorporate Unity features into native iOS and Android apps

Yesterday, Unity made an update stating that from Unity 2019.3.a2 onwards, Android and iOS developers will be able to incorporate Unity features into their...
Apple iOS 12 beta 2

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

Update: More than three months after previewing iOS 13 at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), Apple finally released iOS 13, yesterday. Users can check...

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...
mobile internet

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...

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Google releases Flutter 1.9 at GDD (Google Developer Days) conference

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