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Topic: iOS 7

Apple stops iOS 7.1.2 code signing, restricts downgrading from iOS 8

09/26/2014, 05:09 pm

After rolling out two point updates for iOS 8 earlier this week, Apple on Friday stopped signing iOS 7.1.2 firmware, meaning users who migrated to the new mobile operating system no longer have the option of downgrading.

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While 91% of Apple users run iOS 7, five different versions of Android hold 10%+ share

08/22/2014, 10:08 am

The latest mobile operating system statistics show that Google's Android is more fragmented than ever, with three different versions of the platform representing two-thirds of all devices, while Apple's latest version of iOS runs on 91 percent of iPhones and iPads.

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Adoption of Apple's iOS 7 hits 90% ahead of next-gen iOS 8 release

07/14/2014, 10:07 pm

After being available for ten months, Apple's iOS 7 is still growing and is now running on 90 percent of iPhones, iPads and iPods visiting the App Store, up from 87 percent in April.

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Apple releases iOS 7.1.2 with fixes for iBeacon, Mail, and accessory connectivity

06/30/2014, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday pushed an over-the-air update to its iOS mobile operating system, bringing fixes that enhance iBeacon connectivity and stability while correcting problems with Mail attachment data protection and data transfer to third-party accessories.

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Rumor: Apple's next iOS 7.1.2 update to fix Mail issues, coming soon

06/20/2014, 07:06 pm

A report on Friday claims Apple is nearing release of an iOS update that looks to address an email attachment encryption issue, a lock screen vulnerability and enhanced iBeacon support, among other minor bug fixes.

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Police say iOS 7 Activation Lock is significantly reducing thefts of Apple products

06/20/2014, 01:06 pm

Law enforcement agencies in California and New York have reported a major drop in iPhone robberies over the first five months of 2014, a shift they attribute to Apple's new Activation Lock feature released as part of iOS 7 last fall.

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UK leads North America in iOS 7 adoption as iPhone distribution nears 90%

06/13/2014, 08:06 pm

According to a recent study conducted by ad network Chitika, iOS device owners in the UK lead both North America and Australia in adoption of the company's latest iOS 7, with iPhone version distribution nearing 90 percent of surveyed users.

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Ahead of iOS 8 announcement iOS 7 adoption nears 90% for iPhone, 85% for iPad

05/30/2014, 06:05 pm

With three days to go until Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off, one research firm found iOS 7 adoption rose to new levels in the U.S. and Canada as with iPhone and iPad users continue to upgrade ahead of an expected iOS 8 announcement.

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iOS quick tips: How to block phone numbers & nuisance callers on your iPhone

05/29/2014, 11:05 am

Apple's iOS is a powerful mobile operating system, but many of its most productive features are hidden or simply not well known. With this iOS Quick Tip, AppleInsider shows you how to stop receiving unwanted phone calls, FaceTime calls, and messages from unwanted numbers.

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iOS quick tips: How to enable and use the Emoji keyboard

05/27/2014, 12:05 pm

Apple's iOS is a powerful mobile operating system, but many of its most productive features are hidden or simply not well known. With this iOS Quick Tip, AppleInsider shows users how to enable and use the built-in emoji keyboard.

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iOS quick tips: How to show timestamps and start a phone call in Messages

05/26/2014, 01:05 pm

Apple's iOS is a powerful mobile operating system, but many of its most productive features are hidden or simply not well known. With this iOS Quick Tip, AppleInsider shows off two of the least-appreciated features of the Messages app.

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Apple Maps adds Flyover 3D modeling of Berkeley, East Bay

04/18/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple has expanded its 3D Maps Flyover support for the east side of the San Francisco Bay Area, including the city of Berkeley, the University of California birthplace of the flavor of Unix used in OS X and iOS.

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Apple's iOS 7 reaches 87% adoption, still growing faster than Android 4.4 KitKat

04/07/2014, 05:04 pm

Apple has updated its App Store statistics for April, reporting that 87 percent of its users accessing the iTunes Store have now installed its latest iOS 7.

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Adoption of Apple's iOS 7 continues to rise, now at 85%

03/24/2014, 09:03 pm

In a change to Apple's developer website on Monday, the company announced adoption of iOS 7 is now at 85 percent while the share of devices running iOS 6 has fallen to 12 percent.

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iPhones much more likely to be stolen, less likely to be broken or need replacement

03/06/2014, 07:03 pm

Figures compiled by device insurance firm ProtectCell indicate that owners of Apple's iPhone suffer fewer broken screens and other device problems requiring replacement, but are far more likely to having their products stolen.

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iOS 7.0.6 adoption in North America reached 13.3% within 48 hours - report

02/26/2014, 03:02 pm

New mobile tracking data shows that within two days of its release, Apple's iOS 7.0.6 security and maintenance update -- which repaired a potentially critical SSL-related bug -- was already installed on more than 13 percent of iPhones and iPads in North America.

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Apple confirms OS X contains same SSL security flaw patched with iOS 7.0.6, says fix coming 'very soon'

02/22/2014, 09:02 pm

Apple on Saturday said it is working to fix a flaw in OS X that could in some cases allow hackers to intercept communication sent using SSL/TSL security protocols. The same error was patched in an iOS update the company rolled out on Friday.

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Apple releases iOS 7.0.6 with fix for SSL connection verification, rolls out Apple TV Software Update [u]

02/21/2014, 01:02 pm

Apple on Friday issued a minor update for its mobile operating system, with iOS 7.0.6 fixing an issue with SSL connection verification.

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Apple's iOS 7 now on 80% of compatible iOS devices

01/27/2014, 05:01 pm

During Apple's quarterly conference call for the first fiscal quarter of 2014, CFO Peter Oppenheimer revealed the company's new iOS 7 has now been installed on 80 percent of compatible iOS devices like iPhones and iPads.

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iOS 7 now installed on 78% of active Apple handheld devices

12/31/2013, 09:12 am

The latest official data from Apple reveals that 78 percent of active iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices are running the company's latest mobile operating system, iOS 7, up four percentage points from earlier this month.

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