Apple News

New Apple webpage touts apps & technology for augmented reality on iOS

  By Roger Fingas Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 11:40 am PT (02:40 pm ET) Apple has created a new mini-site promoting ARKit, the company’s augmented reality platform for iPhones and iPads, as well as recent hardware advances made to enhance the technology. The site includes “Productivity,” “Play,” and “Learning” sections, each featuring sample apps and […]

Apple News

Apple’s shift in iOS development pace about evolving scale, not coping with bugs, says Sinofsky

  By Roger Fingas Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 07:32 am PT (10:32 am ET) Apple’s “cultural shift” towards spacing out new features in iOS is more a natural function of development scale, and not really the revolution some people might perceive it to be, according to a noted former Microsoft Windows president. iOS “dark mode” […]

Technology

‘Alto’s Adventure’ sequel ‘Alto’s Odyssey’ launches on iOS on February 22

The “endless runner” genre of games seems inherently stress-generating to me, since it implies running, without end. But Alto’s Adventure, the 2015 game from Toronto developer Snowman, provided an endless runner that was actively and profoundly relaxing, thanks to a mellow, immersive soundtrack and graphics that seem drawn from some kind of new-age zen meditation […]