Updates coming to Siri and iPad add some capabilities that Microsoft has introduced in earlier versions of Cortana and Surface tablets.
Next week is Apple week, with the tech giant holding its annual Worldwide Developers Conference for the industry to see its big software plans for the coming year. One topic certain to be discussed at WWDC, which starts Monday in San Francisco, will be the forthcoming iOS 9, the latest iteration of Apple's mobile OS.
Project managers at Apple dropped the ball on getting improvements to the much maligned Apple Maps ready for the release of iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers Conference held last week in San Francisco.
At its annual developers' powwow being held this week, Apple unveiled a number of features designed to make its iOS devices more attractive to IT departments and mobile payment folks.
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Apple introduced its new iTunes Radio streaming music service during its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, promising consumers a series of content personalization, discovery and sharing options available across its connected device portfolio.
Apple announced during its developer's conference today an "iOS in the car" program that will essentially integrate select iOS apps into the vehicle dashboards of participating automakers. Apple's Eddy Cue explained that cars running the program will be available starting next year, and automakers supporting the effort include Honda, Kia, Chevy, Nissan, Volvo and a number of others.
Apple unveiled its much-anticipated iOS 7 mobile operating system revamp during its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco, earning a standing ovation for the platform's radical new look and user interface.
Apple's Tim Cook used the company's developer conference today to spotlight the fragmentation that he said plagues Google's Android ecosystem. Cook said that 90 percent of all iOS users are on the latest version of Apple's operating system, iOS 6, whereas the Gingerbread version of Google's Android, released in 2010, remains the most widely used version of Android.
Apple's at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference announced a new version of its iOS operating system, iOS 7, as well as its new iTunes Radio streaming radio service. Fierce covered all the...