47 percent of iOS devices visiting the App Store are running iOS 8, according to figures Apple reported on its developer site. That is an impressive uptake over three weeks but it appears to be at a slower rate than last year.
Ray Ozzie is back to his old tricks — this time parlaying smart phones and cloud as opposed to PCs and servers — to foster communication including high-quality calls (!) between team members, families and friends.
It’s that time of year again: Many people are deciding whether to upgrade to Apple’s new iOS. But before you switch to iOS 8, here are a few things you should do first.
Six months after the general release of iOS 7, I have a good sense of what I like and what I’d like to see improved in iOS 8.
Pioneer announced five existing in-dashboard consoles will be receiving a firmware upgrade that adds Apple CarPlay functionality. All five units are part of the NEX line and are currently available from Amazon.
A clash between Apple’s human interface VP Greg Christie and design chief Jony Ive has come to head and is leading to Christie’s departure from the company, 9to5Mac reports.
Researchers points to a new security flaw in iOS 7 that could allow certain apps to spy on your keystrokes.
A new iOS(s aapl) update is out — but chances are it’s not for you. iOS 7.0.5 is a small, focused update…
The company has confirmed that a fix is on the way for a home screen crash bug in iOS 7.
A mobile version of the photo editing suite appeared briefly on Adobe’s site sporting a $99 annual price tag.
Nokia recently removed its Here Maps app from Apple’s Store due to changes made in iOS 7.
If you’re getting a new iOS device for Christmas, App Santa can get you up to 60% percent off of some popular apps.
Your mornings are about to get a lot more pleasant, thanks to a Pandora update that can wake you up to your station of choice.
In less than 3 months, iOS 7 is running on 74% of iPhones, while KitKat is only running on 1% of Android devices after a month.
When it comes to secure online communication you can choose to secure the message, protect the identity of the messenger or both. These techniques for iOS and OS X devices will help ensure that your message gets to its intended recipient, and only that recipient.
With the redesign of iOS 7, release of OS X Mavericks, and updated versions of the iWork and iLife apps, Apple continues to blur the lines on what is a desktop feature and what is a mobile feature.
The launch of iOS7 generated a lot of commentary about its design changes. However, it also foresaw the shift in how enterprises are using and developing mobile apps, and includes several business-friendly features.
Apple released new versions of iWork this week that actually come with less features than the previous versions, and it’s not clear how that benefits those using Apple’s productivity apps.
According to a page Apple posted and later reverted, GarageBand might become a free download for iOS 7 users.
iPhones are notoriously sensitive to water, and if you don’t want to spring for AppleCare+, these cases give you protection against accidental dunkings or wayward drinks.
From time to time you may experience some odd behavior with your iPhone or iPad. Often this is remedied by performing one of the available reset options. Learn which reset is applicable to your particular situation.
Apple’s new Activation Lock in iOS7 is a welcome feature to deter theft, but without proper setup, could lock you out of your own device. Here’s why it could happen and how you can prevent it from happening to you.
Android device owners intrigued by the look of iOS 7 — and there are some that fit this bill — can replicate Apple’s user experience with this impressive low-cost launcher. And yes, you can disable the zooming function that’s making some iOS 7 users a bit queasy.
Now that iOS 7 supports external game controllers, get ready to ditch the on-screen controls. Logitech teased a gamepad last week and now an image of the device has leaked to the web.
Apple’s new iOS 7 adds a little 3-D experience that may have gone overboard in some peoples eyes: The parallax effect that makes home screen icons float when moving the phone around. Here’s how to disable the effect.
The MLB is planning to use the new iBeacon indoor mapping technology in Apple’s iOS 7 to customize its At the Ballpark app, making it an interactive experience at stadiums nationwide.
A new update to iOS 7 is out that fixes a flaw that allowed users to bypass the unlock code on the Lock screen.
Several of the concepts introduced to iPhone users in iOS 7 were modeled after features developed by competitors scrambling to catch up to Apple’s original iPhone breakthrough. Here’s a look the inspiration for those features.
Apple introduced a lot of changes with the iOS 7 redesign, but not all of them worked for me. Here are a few things that seem off about the new operating system’s design.
Command Center for iOS 7 is great: Simple access to often used settings and apps. It’s enabled on your Lock Screen by default. Super handy, right? Yes but that means anyone could disable your device radio even if you have a passcode lock.
With the introduction of iOS 7, Apple has raised the cellular download threshold for the App Store to 100MB, likely to make way for more advanced apps.
Later today, Apple will release iOS 7 and with it, iTunes Radio. Although I’m a big user of Google services and devices, iTunes Radio is consistently playing better music to my ear than Google’s competing service.
Tomorrow, iOS 7 will finally hit the streets for everyone — except those with an older, incompatible device. But a user on…
Prior to iOS 7, Apple’s design guidelines assumed that smartphone users were new to touchscreen user interfaces. That assumption was discarded with iOS 7, and developers had to shift their thinking, but several were excited to be free of those restraints.
Apple’s new iOS 7 software is ready for download on September 18. Is your device on the supported list to get the new flat user interface, improved multitasking, and support for iTunes Radio?
Developers are hard at work getting ready for the release of iOS 7 this week. One easy way to tell is by how little they appear to be working on their iOS 6 apps.
An email sent to developers from Nuance suggests a September 10 release date of iOS 7 to the general public.
We asked designers and developers why Helvetica Neue is such a hotly contested font.
The language that app makers use to communicate actions the users should take — buttons, check boxes, etc. — is a new one for iOS. Some designers say that will mean far more work than ever before to make sure users understand new apps.
An iOS 7 accessibility feature lets head movements replace tapping the screen to select, act as a substitute home button, launch Siri, control volume, open the App Switcher drawer and access Notifications.
Beyond the usual expected bug fixes and subtle visual changes, iOS 7 beta 2 also includes a range of more notable updates.
Unsurprisingly, there’s a crazy amount of interest in the biggest visual change to iOS since its introduction in 2007.
Apple isn’t making it a requirement, but it’s something every developer should do anyway: because when you put an iOS 6-designed app next to an iOS 7-ready one, the difference will be incredibly stark — and not in a good way.
Some of the changes are barely noticeable, while others may cause some initial confusion for longtime iOS users.
It’s not nearly as full-featured as Google Now, but Today gives notifications about weather, commute traffic and a quick glance at future events.
One of the announced features in iOS 7 that Apple didn’t get to discuss is one you’ll like to use, particularly if you hop between Wi-Fi networks. It’s called Wi-Fi Hotspot 2.0 and it makes it seamless to roam on Wi-Fi.
Apple is said to be planning new looks for basic iOS apps that are mostly black and white and uniform in look. Functions like slide-to-unlock will also get a facelift.
Plenty of iOS features have found their way into Apple’s desktop OS over the past couple of years. But Apple should also consider moving some Mac features into its mobile OS.
Should Apple roll out a version of iOS with a new and fresher design language this fall, third-party iOS app makers will very likely follow suit.
Rushing to finish an overhaul to iOS 7 has meant Mac team members have “been roped in to help the mobile software group finish the job,” Bloomberg reports.
While I may be wishing upon a star here, I’m hopeful that Apple beginning support for a third-party audio interface is a sign of change from Cupertino regarding features they may add to iOS.
An analyst predicts Apple will re-build iOS to work on faster processors this year. Based on the age of iOS and personnel changes made last year, this isn’t a bad bet.