Mobile

Does iOS keep you coming back to the iPhone?

Loyalty is something a company like Apple, and Samsung, and LG, love to hear. They would very much like to have created something that you like so much that you decide you'll stick with that company when they release the next big thing. Apple wants you to upgrade from your iPhone 6s to an iPhone 7, Samsung wants you to pick up the Galaxy S8 after you're done with the Galaxy S7, and, well, LG would just like you to…

Design

App developers not ready for stricter iOS security requirements

A month before Apple is expected to enforce stricter security requirements for app communications in iOS, enterprise developers don't seem ready to embrace them, a new study shows. The study was performed by security firm Appthority on the most common 200 apps installed on iOS devices in enterprises. The researchers looked at how well these apps conform to Apple's App Transport Security (ATS) requirements. ATS was first introduced and was enabled by default in iOS 9. It forces all apps…

Hardware

How the iPad Pro Can Get Millennials Hooked on iOS

Windows and Mac OS X have been my operating systems of choice for years, while iOS and Android have been supplemental OSes for smartphones and tablets. But I believe there is a changing of the "OS" guard happening as younger tech users move into the business world. Some of this younger generation use PCs, even though most use Macs. However, much of their time is spent on phones and tablets for personal and productivity projects, particularly iPhones. I believe Apple…

Gaming

‘Monument Valley’ Now Free on iOS

Need a moment to zen out in the midst of all the holiday craziness? We have some good news. As long as you have an iOS device, you can now get the beloved puzzle game Monument Valley, which has earned rave reviews for its minimalist 3D design and calming soundtrack, for free. Normally priced at $4, Monument Valley, which Apple named iPad Game of the Year in 2014, is now available for free in theApp Store. We've reached out to…