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Topic: iOS 7

Apple to patch more bugs with release of iOS 7.0.3 next week - report

10/01/2013, 11:10 am

Apple is rumored to roll out another minor update to iOS 7 next week, addressing several small and lingering issues in the company's latest mobile operating system.

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iPhone owners report of iMessage failures with iOS 7, simple procedure may be temporary fix

10/01/2013, 12:10 am

According to multiple reports on Apple's Support Communities webpage, iPhone owners who recently upgraded to iOS 7 are experiencing issues with iMessage, though a simple software reset may resolve the problem, at least temporarily.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Deleting texts, checking timestamps, & disabling 'short names' in Messages

09/27/2013, 02:09 pm

There's more than meets the eye in Apple's new Messages application for iOS 7, with a few key features hidden away, some of which are only accessible with touchscreen gestures.

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MLB stadiums to deploy Apple's iBeacons for fan convenience, interactivity

09/27/2013, 09:09 am

In a bid to make the ballpark experience more engaging for fans, Major League Baseball plans to roll out Apple's new iBeacons technology to deliver targeted information and offers based on a fan's location within the park, according to a new report.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Getting a hold on Apple's Control & Notification centers

09/26/2013, 12:09 pm

The addition of Control Center to Apple's iOS platform opens up new possibilities with regard to ease of operation on iPhones, iPods, and iPads, but it also makes it more necessary for iOS users to better understand the security implications that accompany that increased accessibility.

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Apple's iOS 7 now accounts for 52 percent of iOS Web share one week after launch

09/25/2013, 05:09 pm

The newest version of iOS is off to a roaring start, with iOS 7 now accounting for more than half of iOS Web traffic across North America, according to one study.

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Apple announces 2013 iOS 7 Tech Talks in New York, San Francisco, London, more

09/25/2013, 03:09 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the lineup for the 2013 edition of the company's developer Tech Talks with a new dual-track structure.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Expanded Bluetooth adds support for companion devices, introduces iBeacons

09/25/2013, 01:09 pm

iOS 7 ticks all the boxes for a major consumer-focused operating system refresh: an overhauled user interface, updates to killer apps like the camera with its new burst capture mode, the addition of iTunes Radio, and many more. However, changes that users cannot see those aimed at enabling developers to build whole new classes of applications with Bluetooth connectivity may be even more exciting.

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iOS 7 feature focus: Adding fingerprints, enhancing security for iPhone 5s Touch ID

09/24/2013, 03:09 pm

Users who set up their new iPhone 5s will be prompted to add a fingerprint for the Touch ID sensor integrated into the home button. But up to four more separate fingerprints, for a total of five, can be added later in the iOS 7 Settings application, where other changes can be made to enhance security.

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ABC, WSJ bloggers explain Apple's record iPhone launch numbers are bad news

09/24/2013, 02:09 pm

The same day that Apple reported a record 9 million iPhone sales for its launch weekend, a Blackberry enthusiast writing for ABC News spun the numbers as "a cause for concern," while a Wall Street Journal blogger followed up with a warning not to read too much into it.

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iOS 7 shines as Apple bests Android, Windows Phone in 'user experience shootout'

09/24/2013, 01:09 pm

Following the public release of iOS 7, Apple's newest operating system is thrown into the fire against its strongest competitors in a battery of user experience tests, and coming out on top against Samsung's customized Android build and Microsoft's Windows Phone.

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In depth review: Apple's iPhone 5s running iOS 7

09/24/2013, 06:09 am

The new iPhone 5s positions Apple's flagship iPhone as a "forward thinking" high end luxury device priced the same as the model it replaces. It differentiates itself as a smartphone with an advanced new 64-bit processor architecture that powers a novel Touch ID fingerprint sensor and easy-to-use new camera features.

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Background App Refresh in iOS 7 reportedly causing login issues for some apps

09/23/2013, 05:09 pm

An apparent bug in iOS 7's Background App Refresh implementation is causing users of certain third-party apps to be kicked out of login sessions, forcing them to reenter their credentials every few hours.

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Bug in iOS 7 allows calls to be placed from locked iPhone

09/20/2013, 08:09 pm

Another security flaw has been discovered in Apple's iOS 7, this time exploiting a bug in the emergency calling system that allows anyone to bypass an iPhone's passcode lock to make a phone call.

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Adoption of Apple's iOS 7 at 32% after 48 hours, outpacing iOS 6

09/20/2013, 06:09 pm

Users from around the world are updating their devices to Apple's latest iOS 7, which was released on Wednesday, with nearly 32 percent of North American iOS web-based traffic coming from the new operating system.

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First Look: Gold iPhone 5s unpacking (and Verizon "SIM not valid" crisis)

09/20/2013, 05:09 pm

Here's a first look at a particularly rare bird: the Gold iPhone 5s, as well as a problem that's apparently not as uncommon: dealing with a huge activation hassle to set it up.

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San Francisco Apple Store's iPhone 5s line wraps around the block

09/20/2013, 09:09 am

Three hours before the store is scheduled to open, a line of more that 150 hopeful iPhone buyers stretched down the street and around the block.

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Apple found to be using advanced Multipath TCP networking in iOS 7

09/20/2013, 02:09 am

After iOS 7 launched on Wednesday, it was discovered that Apple included a new networking protocol called Multipath TCP in the next-gen operating system, allowing devices like the iPhone to simultaneously use multiple interfaces such as cellular and Wi-Fi to transfer data.

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Apple's Control Center used to bypass iOS 7 passcode lock [u]

09/19/2013, 05:09 pm

A security hole in iOS 7 has been reported in which Apple's Control Center, along with some quick finger work, can be used to bypass a passcode protected lock screen on an iPhone or iPad running iOS 7, grating access to Mail, Photos and Twitter, and more.

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US prosecutors encourage users to upgrade to iOS 7 for Activation Lock security feature

09/19/2013, 01:09 pm

The Activation Lock anti-theft feature Apple built into iOS 7 has earned slight praise from government officials, who are now urging iOS device owners to upgrade to the latest version of the operating system in order to head off device theft.

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