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Topic: iOS 8

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 quality control manager responsible for iOS 8.0.1 also tied to Maps app debacle

09/25/2014, 08:09 pm

According to a new report, the quality assurance manager in charge of Apple's buggy iOS 8.0.1 update was also leading a team accountable for the much maligned Maps app launched with iOS 6 two years ago.

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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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FBI director says iOS and Android privacy features put users 'above the law'

09/25/2014, 05:09 pm

FBI Director James Comey on Thursday responded to the latest attempts from Apple and Google to lock down their respective mobile operating systems, saying he is "very concerned" that the new systems limit or prohibit deemed lawful government access.

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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 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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In-depth review: Apple's 4.7-inch iPhone 6 running iOS 8

09/24/2014, 08:09 am

After establishing iPhone 5s as a "forward thinking" high-end luxury device a year ago, Apple is now enhancing its eighth generation of iPhone with a broad range of new and improved hardware components, inside a slimmer new case design with a much larger, higher-resolution display.

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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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Skype for iPhone, Google Chrome updated with iOS 8 enhancements

09/22/2014, 11:09 am

The avalanche of app updates bringing compatibility with Apple's latest mobile operating system continued with offerings from two of the world's largest companies on Monday, as Microsoft brought interactive notifications to Skype for iPhone and Google added app extension support to Chrome.

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Apple surreptitiously adds HomeKit support to recent Apple TVs - report

09/22/2014, 09:09 am

In addition to a revamped user interface and a new Beats Music app, Apple is said to have given third-generation Apple TVs an intriguing under-the-hood tweak in last week's software update: compatibility with the company's new HomeKit home automation technology.

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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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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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Dive into iOS 8 with these handy tips for iPhone and iPad

09/17/2014, 06:09 pm

In preparation of Wednesday's iOS 8 release, AppleInsider dug in and compiled a set of tips and tricks to help iPhone and iPad owners take full advantage of all the new features and functions baked in to Apple's latest mobile OS.

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