Category: iOS

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WWDC 2023 (Vision Pro Announcement)

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WWDC is Apple’s famous annual showcase, known for “big reveals” across the company’s hardware and software. Previous WWDCs have featured iconic presentations from CEOs including Steve Jobs and current boss Tim Cook, plus the announcements of legendary products including Safari, the App Store, and various iPhones and Mac computers. Our team creates apps for Apple’s …

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iOS’ Sweet 16. What’s new in iOS16

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It is that time of year again. Apple has released their latest iPhone Operating System release, iOS 16, and it is the talk of the town.  iOS16 builds upon previous generations and aims to provide Apple’s most visually appealing interface and intuitive user experience yet. In this article, we discuss the new features and updates, …

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First Steps to Streamlining Your App Idea

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With more than a decade of experience designing and developing mobile apps for businesses around the globe, we have seen our fair share of app ideas come and go. Some proved themselves industry-defining concepts. Others didn’t make the cut. Over that time, one thing became clear. You need to put a lot of work into …

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7 Signs Your App Needs Updating

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In the app industry, we like to focus on the development process. It’s more creative, engaging and glamorous than app maintenance. However, app updates are just as important an aspect of the app lifecycle. If you fail to update your app on a regular basis, it quickly becomes irrelevant and redundant. 63% of the Android …

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How Age-Appropriate Is Your App?

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Protecting children and young adults from inappropriate content is an important aspect of app design. As more and more kids have access to digital devices and an internet connection, the need to protect them becomes increasingly pressing. Age ratings are one of the most effective ways of achieving this. In this article, we examine the …

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What’s New at Apple – WWDC Wrap Up

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Following Tim Cook’s keynote speech and a whole host of exciting announcements at Apple’s 2022 Worldwide Developers Conference – the WWDC – the internet has been painstakingly picking its way through press releases, streams and reports in search of the big news. Here at The Distance, we’ve been doing exactly the same. One of the …

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Apps must allow account deletion?

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Updates to Apple’s App Store Guidelines now dictate that apps must offer users an opportunity to initiate the deletion of their account, and failure to do so will result in submissions being rejected. But what exactly does this mean? This change may be frustrating for some app owners, but it should be generally welcomed, as …

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iPhone 12 Launch Event

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Just a month after announcing the latest Apple Watches and iPads, Apple returned with their iPhone-centred event. Not only are four new iPhones hitting the market very soon, an added bonus is also arriving in the form of the new HomePod mini. Let’s dive in and see what all the fuss is about! HomePod mini …

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The iPhone SE – Apple’s Latest Con ...

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For the first time in a long time, Apple has announced a new iPhone in a month that isn’t September! The second generation of the iPhone Special Edition is here, and shares the name of its predecessor. While many outlets are naming it the ‘SE 2’, it is in fact just the SE. Rumours have …

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