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Topic: iOS

iOS 8 tells you what app is draining your iPhone's battery

09/26/2014, 02:09 pm

Users curious about what's draining their iPhone or iPad battery can now see exactly where that precious electricity is being consumed, thanks to a new battery usage feature found in iOS 8.

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After iOS 8.0.2, Apple gives HealthKit apps the green light on iPhone App Store

09/26/2014, 02:09 pm

A bug in the final release version of iOS 8 prompted Apple to remove HealthKit-enabled apps from the App Store, but the problem has been fixed in a new update and HealthKit is once again free to roam Apple's virtual shelves.

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How to customize, hide or remove QuickType suggestions with the iOS 8 keyboard

09/26/2014, 12:09 pm

Apple has flaunted iOS's software keyboard since the original iPhone, but the now-familiar input device saw scarce upgrades until iOS 8 added a new QuickType predictive suggestion bar. AppleInsider takes a look at how users can make the most of the new -- and some old --features.

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Apple issues iOS 8.0.2 with fixes for iOS 8.0.1 cellular and Touch ID bugs [u]

09/25/2014, 08:09 pm

One day following the botched iOS 8.0.1 update release, Apple on Thursday issued iOS 8.0.2, essentially a fix for the prior fix targeting issues with the HealthKit framework for connected wellness apps and devices.

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Increase the chances of recovering your lost iPhone by enabling 'Send Last Location' in iOS 8

09/25/2014, 11:09 am

A new and potentially crucial feature in iOS 8 allows an iPhone or iPad to send out its last-known location just before the device's battery dies, increasing the chances that a user might be able to recover their lost Apple product.

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Apple-IBM enterprise partnership the result of 8 months of wide-ranging talks

09/24/2014, 02:09 pm

The landmark enterprise tie-up between Apple and 103-year-old technology behemoth IBM, announced earlier this year, was not the first collaboration that Apple CEO Tim Cook and IBM chief Ginni Rometty discussed, according to a new report.

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Apple's iOS 8.0.1 update breaks cellular connectivity, Touch ID support for many users

09/24/2014, 01:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 8.0.1 on Wednesday, many users began experiencing issues with the maintenance and software update, finding that their handset could no longer establish a cellular connection or recognize their fingerprint upon installing, prompting Apple to pull the update

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Apple releases, then pulls iOS 8.0.1 with support for HealthKit apps, Photo Library fixes, more [u]

09/24/2014, 01:09 pm

Just a week after the debut of iOS 8, Apple has provided an update for its newly upgraded mobile operating system, addressing a number of bugs related to HealthKit, Photos, third-party keyboards, Reachability, and much more. But the update was quickly pulled after iPhone 6 users began experiencing serious bugs.

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How to set up your emergency Medical ID with iOS 8's new Health app

09/24/2014, 12:09 pm

One of the lesser known -- but potentially most important -- features of Apple's newly released iOS 8 mobile operating system is a digital "Medical ID," which can provide important personal health related information in the event of an emergency.

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Apple to address problems with keyboards, VPN, more in iOS 8.0.1 - report

09/23/2014, 12:09 pm

The first maintenance update for Apple's latest mobile operating system could come sooner, rather than later, as the company is again said to have seeded carrier partners with iOS 8.0.1 to fixes a number of issues that have cropped up since iOS 8's release.

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Apple says iOS 8 already on 46% of devices, nears iOS 7 distribution levels

09/23/2014, 05:09 am

Less than one week after iOS 8 was made available for download, Apple on Tuesday announced the next-generation mobile operating system is now on 46 percent of devices linked to the iOS App Store.

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Goodbye, Camera Roll: Where to find your photos in iOS 8

09/19/2014, 01:09 pm

Apple has reimagined the way photos are stored on your devices with iOS 8, but it has become a source of confusion for users and causes compatibility problems with some third-party apps. AppleInsider took a look at where your photos have gone and how to find them again.

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Siri partners with Shazam to recognize songs in iOS 8

09/19/2014, 11:09 am

Users running iOS 8 on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch can now ask Siri to listen to what song is currently playing and will identify it via Shazam, and also offer users a link to buy the track from the iTunes Store.

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Medical records firms Athenahealth and Cerner reportedly working on HealthKit integration

09/18/2014, 09:09 pm

Two leading U.S. medical records firms, Athenahealth and Cerner, are said to be working with Apple on the development and deployment of apps integrated with the iOS 8 HealthKit framework.

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Photo editing gets easier with iOS 8's new Photos app and extensions

09/18/2014, 04:09 pm

Capturing photos isn't the only image-related process to get a boost in iOS 8. Apple's latest mobile operating system also makes postprocessing easier and more powerful, with a new Photos app and the addition of editing extensions.

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Save money with new app bundles available on the App Store in iOS 8

09/18/2014, 03:09 pm

Starting with iOS 8, developers are now able to bundle and sell their applications together, allowing users to buy a number of apps at once from the App Store at a discounted rate.

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How to auto-delete old texts and silence annoying conversations in iOS 8

09/18/2014, 11:09 am

The Messages application gains a number of significant new features with Apple's iOS 8 upgrade, especially for users who participate in group messages that might take up space or become bothersome.

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How to start an iOS 8 Family Sharing account to share apps, music, movies & more

09/18/2014, 08:09 am

Once users are running iOS 8 on their iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, they'll be able to share all iTunes account purchases, including apps, music and movies, between up to six people in their family.

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Apple says incapable of decrypting iOS 8 user data, even for government agencies

09/17/2014, 11:09 pm

Among the privacy policies outlined by Apple in a new privacy policy webpage on Wednesday is an iOS 8 feature that makes it technically impossible for the company to decrypt a device to harvest user data, even if law enforcement agencies request it.

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Apple updates iWork for iOS suite with support for iOS 8, stability fixes

09/17/2014, 09:09 pm

Following the release of iOS 8 on Wednesday, Apple rolled out updates for its iWork productivity app suite, bringing the titles up to speed with the company's latest mobile operating system.

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