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iOS 9 Safari content blockers debut to demand, denouncement & a high-profile delisting

09/18/2015, 11:09 pm

This week's launch of iOS 9 also marked the debut of optional content (read: mobile ad) blockers in Apple's Safari browser. The ensuing firestorm has led to a highly emotional debate over intrusive and annoying ads, versus the need for online publishers to make money in order to stay afloat.

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How to fix the iOS 9 'Slide to Upgrade' bug using iTunes

09/18/2015, 06:09 pm

Since the release of iOS 9 this week, a number of users have reported an issue in which their devices are rendered useless by an unresponsive "Slide to Upgrade" screen that appears after installing the new operating system.

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Apple rebranded existing Android app for 'Move to iOS' migration tool, report says

09/18/2015, 01:09 am

An inspection of code in Apple's "Move to iOS" migration tool for Android users, its first app for Google's mobile operating system, reveals the title might be a simple rebranding of software already on offer in the Google Play Store.

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iOS 9 adoption at 12.5% and rising after 24 hours of availability

09/17/2015, 07:09 pm

Adoption of Apple's new iOS 9 mobile operating system reached 12.5 percent approximately 24 hours after launch, one analytics firm claims, a rate on track with last year's iOS 8 debut.

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How to read AppleInsider in iOS 9's News application

09/17/2015, 11:09 am

Apple chose to highlight AppleInsider content in its new News app at this year's WWDC keynote, so it should come as no surprise that you can add us as a source in News after updating your iPhone or iPad to iOS 9.

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iOS 9, OS X El Capitan close serious AirDrop vulnerability allowing malware infections

09/17/2015, 11:09 am

iOS 9 and the forthcoming OS X El Capitan address a vulnerability in Apple's AirDrop feature that could allow malware infections and the theft of sensitive data, according to a security researcher.

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Apple updates iMovie with support for 4K video, 3D Touch and more

09/16/2015, 06:09 pm

As part of Wednesday's iOS 9 release, Apple updated its portable version of iMovie with support for editing 4K video and new UI gestures to be introduced alongside iPhone 6s and iPad Pro.

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Apple launches Move to iOS content migration tool for Android

09/16/2015, 04:09 pm

In conjunction with iOS 9, Apple on Wednesday released Move to iOS, a tool for switching away from Android that is also its first-ever app custom-developed for Google's rival operating system.

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Apple launches iOS 9 with iPad multitasking, 'proactive' Siri, better battery life & more

09/16/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple on Wednesday officially launched iOS 9, a major update for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod touch that brings features such as more advanced iPad multitasking, a News app, search and Siri enhancements, and a variety of technical changes including better battery life.

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Apple says iOS 8 on 87% of compatible devices days before iOS 9 launch

09/15/2015, 09:09 pm

In an update to its developer webpage ahead of Wednesday's iOS 9 release, Apple revealed that the soon to be replaced iOS 8 is currently running on 87 percent of compatible devices.

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iOS users may eventually be able to remove unwanted default apps, says Apple's Tim Cook

09/15/2015, 11:09 am

Apple is looking at allowing iOS users to delete some preloaded apps, though others will probably have to remain, according to CEO Tim Cook.

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Advertisers complain about format & approval obstacles with iOS 9's News app

09/14/2015, 12:09 am

Advertisers are reportedly upset with the restrictions Apple has placed on formats for iOS 9's News app -- as well as the barriers campaigns must pass for approval.

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With iOS 9, 'Hey Siri' gains a new setup process tailored to your voice

09/11/2015, 03:09 pm

Starting with next week's launch of iOS 9, users will be prompted to speak a series of commands once enabling "Hey Siri," making the intelligent personal assistant more adept at understanding a person's unique voice.

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China's largest private carmaker Geely announces support for Apple's CarPlay

09/10/2015, 06:09 pm

Geely, one of the largest auto manufacturers in China, announced on Thursday that it has inked a deal with Apple to integrate CarPlay into an upcoming compact SUV model, making it the first Chinese automaker to support the infotainment system.

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Apple issues first public beta of iOS 9.1 in run-up to official 9.0 release

09/10/2015, 03:09 pm

Apple on Thursday released the first public beta of iOS 9.1, allowing the public to get an early peek at features like expanded Unicode support.

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Discover cards to support Apple Pay on Sept. 16 with 10% cash-back offer

09/09/2015, 06:09 pm

Discover on Wednesday officially announced it will begin supporting Apple Pay on Sept. 16, saying that for a limited time customers who use Apple's touchless payments service can earn an extra ten percent Cashback Bonus.

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Apple seeds first iOS 9.1 beta to developers, adds new taco, burrito & unicorn emojis

09/09/2015, 05:09 pm

In tandem with the GM releases of iOS 9, watchOS 2, and OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, Apple also issued the first-ever beta of iOS 9.1.

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Apple releases iOS 9 GM to developers ahead of Sept. 16 release

09/09/2015, 04:09 pm

Following a huge special event on Wednesday, Apple released the golden master build of iOS 9 for developer testing ahead of an announced public launch date on Sept. 16.

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Twitter for iOS update brings iPhone experience to iPad with responsive design

09/09/2015, 12:09 am

Ubiquitous microblogging service Twitter pushed out an update to its iOS app on Tuesday that features responsive design tweaks, meaning iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners will see a more uniform user experience across their devices.

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Apple finds difficulty recruiting AI experts thanks to tough user privacy stance

09/07/2015, 10:09 am

Apple has reportedly set about massively expanding its team of data scientists and artificial intelligence experts, but has found it tough to recruit top minds in the field as the company's privacy policies prevent researchers from getting access to valuable user data.

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