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Topic: iOS 7

Editorial: 2013 was a terrible year for both Apple's competitors and its media critics

12/28/2013, 07:12 pm

Tech blogs and mainstream media reports in 2013 consistently presented Apple as beset by a series of unsolvable problems, from flagging sales and slipping market share to a generalized lack of innovation. In hindsight, the media was disastrously, egregiously wrong about the horses it chose to back in the technology market this year. Perhaps they'll do a better job in 2014.

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Evasi0n iOS 7 jailbreak funding supplied by Chinese app piracy site

12/25/2013, 02:12 pm

Taig, a Chinese company that kicked in a reported $1 million to help Evasi0n develop a jailbreak to exploit and defeat Apple's app security model in iOS 7, has been revealed as significant source of pirated apps in violation of its contract.

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Rumor: Chinese company pays $1 million to sponsor jailbreak for Apple's iOS 7

12/23/2013, 10:12 am

Chinese company Taig is rumored to have paid the jailbreak development team known as "evad3rs" $1 million to install its third-party mobile application store for Chinese users.

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Apple's iOS 7 now powers 74% of North American iPhones - report

12/04/2013, 10:12 am

Just three months after its release, Apple's latest mobile operating system is responsible for 74 percent of the internet traffic originating from iOS devices in the U.S. and Canada versus 22 percent for iOS 6, new web analytics data suggests.

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Startup pushes Newsstand publication samples to iOS devices through Apple's iBeacons

12/04/2013, 08:12 am

Publishers can now promote their magazine apps for iOS by making them available to view for free at specific locations, thanks to a new use for Apple's wireless iBeacon technology created by a digital publishing startup company.

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U.S. carriers block Samsung's kill switch alternative to Apple's iOS 7 Activation Lock

11/19/2013, 04:11 pm

Samsung's plans to include a third party "kill switch" app on some of its premium smartphones to match Apple's iPhone Activation Lock theft deterrent system has been thwarted by phone carriers and fragmentation.

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MOGA's Lightning-connected, iOS 7 compatible iPhone game controller launches this week

11/19/2013, 08:11 am

Apple's retail and online stores, along with other authorized resellers, will begin carrying the MOGA Ace Power gamepad for iPhone this week, giving smartphone gamers more precise physical controls on their mobile device.

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Apple Maps took around 80 percent of Google Maps' iOS traffic in one year

11/11/2013, 01:11 pm

One year after the release of Apple's own iOS 6 mapping service, user data continues to show a precipitous decline in Google Maps among iOS users.

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Free iOS, Mac apps to hide nearly $1 billion of Apple's new cash

10/28/2013, 07:10 pm

After making OS X Mavericks a free update for Mac users and converting Pages, Keynote, Numbers, iPhoto, iMovie and GarageBand into free bundled apps for both iOS and Macs, Apple said it would hide an additional $900 million from next quarter's reported revenue accounting.

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Another daylight saving time bug strikes Apple's iOS 7, affects calendar display

10/27/2013, 05:10 pm

Owners of iOS devices running the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system awoke to a display error in iOS 7's calendar app caused by the switch to daylight saving time.

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Glide dynamically revamps "The Loop Magazine" for iOS 7's Newsstand

10/24/2013, 03:10 pm

Using a new interactive publishing tool for Newsstand apps from Glide Creations, veteran Mac journalist Jim Dalrymple has retooled The Loop Magazine to reflect the dynamic look and feel of iOS 7, joining a growing number of publishers moving iPad digital distribution.

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Apple's iOS 7 sounds crafted by Owl City creator Adam Young

10/21/2013, 07:10 pm

An update to his webpage, founder of electronic music project Owl City, Adam Young, reveals he created sounds for Apple's latest iOS 7, which debuted with a host of new tones.

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USA Today prints contemptuous trashing of Apple's latest iOS 7 release

10/18/2013, 07:10 pm

A major U.S. newspaper has compiled a scathing dismissal of iOS 7 as Apple's "most troubled," although it provided no actual metrics of the issues or a comparison of the release's reported problems to those seen in previous versions.

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California man sues Apple CEO Tim Cook over automatic iOS 7 update

10/18/2013, 03:10 pm

Apple's over-the-air iOS update mechanism, a feature designed to make it easier for iOS device owners to keep their phone or tablet up to date with the latest revision of Apple's mobile operating system, has bothered one California man so much, he's decided to take Apple CEO Tim Cook to small claims court.

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iOS 7 seeing slower uptake than Apple's iOS 6 - report

10/18/2013, 12:10 pm

Apple's redesigned iOS 7 did not experience the same rapid ramp-up in adoption during its first week of availability as its predecessor, iOS 6, new data indicates.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Redesigned Camera app gains burst mode, filters

10/12/2013, 02:10 pm

iPhone owners have always been among the most snap-happy on the planet — Apple's devices are far and away the most popular on Yahoo's Flickr photo hosting service, for instance — and iOS 7 brings a wealth of new features and enhancements for shutterbugs.

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Some iPhone 5s owners reporting 'Blue Screen of Death' with iWork apps

10/11/2013, 08:10 pm

A number of iPhone 5s owners have taken to Apple's support pages to report that their devices are occasionally plagued by a Windows-like "Blue Screen of Death" that resets the device when they are using Apple's iWork suite of apps.

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iOS 7 update brings more Wi-Fi issues for some iPhone 4S owners

10/10/2013, 11:10 am

iPhone 4S owners have taken to Apple's support forums by the hundreds with complaints that iOS 7 has caused a new round of problems with the phone's Broadcom Wi-Fi and Bluetooth controller, echoing issues that reared their head during iOS 6's release.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Quick access to '.com,' '?' and other hidden keys

10/09/2013, 12:10 pm

With iOS 7, Apple's touchscreen keyboard has been revised, offering new capabilities and also changing the functionality of some previously available features, like the ".com" button in Safari.

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Apple confirms iOS 7 causing iMessage issues, says fix is in the works

10/02/2013, 12:10 am

Apple on Tuesday said it was aware of an issue a number of iPhone users have been experiencing with iMessage since upgrading to iOS 7, noting that a fix is coming soon to patch the problem.

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