News Analysis

What Apple’s new open stance means for iOS apps

At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple this week empowered third-party developers to further integrate their apps with native iOS software. The changes should have significant impact behind the scenes of iOS and on iPhone users' screens.
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  • iOS
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Mobile
  • Mobile Apps
  • Mobile Development
  • Software Development
  • Development Tools
  • Apple
  • Small and Medium Business
Matt Kapko has been writing about technology since before the dawn of the iPhone, and covering media well before it was social. Matt lives with his wife in a nearly century-old craftsman in Long Beach, Calif. He can be reached on Twitter: @mattkapko or by email: