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Topic: iOS 9

Apple's iOS 9 now installed on two out of three compatible devices

11/04/2015, 12:11 am

Apple on Tuesday revealed 66 percent of compatible devices are now running iOS 9 thanks to a spike in adoption following last week's update, which brought new emoji support, Live Photos tweaks and bug fixes.

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Apple ceases iOS 9.0.2 code signing after iOS 9.1 release

10/29/2015, 07:10 pm

Following the release of iOS 9.0.2 last week, Apple on Thursday stopped signing code for iOS 9.1 on compatible devices, prohibiting users from downgrading to the older operating system version.

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iOS 9's Apple News expands publisher reach as readership climbs toward 40 million

10/29/2015, 05:10 am

Apple News is already seeing strong adoption, with more than twice as many readers as Apple Music has listeners -- no doubt because News is effortless to use, with no subscription plan or signup required. Apple is now expanding News app's publisher base by publicly documenting its underlying "Apple News Format" specification.

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Bug in Apple's overnight iOS updates turns off iPhone alarms

10/26/2015, 02:10 pm

Users who opt to update their iPhone overnight have discovered that doing so will turn off any alarms they may have set, potentially causing issues waking up the next morning.

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Lawsuit accuses Apple's iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist of burning through $5M+ in data

10/23/2015, 03:10 pm

Apple was slapped with a class-action suit on Friday, claiming that the company failed to properly warn users that the new Wi-Fi Assist feature in iOS 9 will use data from their cellular plan.

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Stop force closing apps on your iPhone, it's not making it run faster or last longer

10/21/2015, 10:10 am

Yes, you can force close iOS apps by double pressing the home button and sliding the app window up, but you shouldn't make a habit out of regularly doing it. Here's why.

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Apple updates iWork for iOS and OS X El Capitan with support for multitasking, 3D Touch, VoiceOver, more

10/15/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple on Thursday updated its iWork suite of apps for both iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan, bringing new hardware support for iPhone 6s and iPad, including 3D Touch, tablet multitasking options, keyboard shortcuts for wireless accessories and more.

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How to create location based reminders with Siri in iOS 9

10/14/2015, 11:10 pm

With Apple's addition of proactive Siri features in iOS 9, users have an even more intuitive and flexible interface from which to quickly create location based reminders.

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AT&T's announces NumberSync, a phone number-based version of Apple's Continuity

10/14/2015, 02:10 pm

While Apple's Continuity feature allows users to place calls and texts within its own ecosystem of products, AT&T plans to bring those same capabilities to a range of LTE-capable devices sharing the same phone number, regardless of platform, thanks to a new service called NumberSync.

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Apple posts iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist guide in wake of complaints about excessive data use

10/14/2015, 01:10 pm

A new Apple support document about Wi-Fi Assist attempts to address complaints about the iOS 9 feature, which some user have said can cause monthly cellular data use to grow dramatically.

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How to create interactive checklists in Notes for iOS 9

10/12/2015, 09:10 pm

With Notes for iOS 9, Apple packs in a slew of powerful new features like deeper share sheet integration and drawing tools, but one of the most useful additions is the ability to create interactive checklists on the fly.

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How to use iOS 9's keyboard as a trackpad with 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

10/11/2015, 06:10 am

Apple's new pressure-sensing 3D Touch technology, introduced with iPhone 6s, lets users swiftly navigate iOS 9 with Quick Actions and "Peek and Pop" previews. A lesser known -- but equally functional -- feature turns iPhone's soft keyboard into a trackpad for granular cursor control, making text entry and navigation a snap.

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Apple disables iOS News app in China amid censorship concerns

10/10/2015, 07:10 pm

Apple is actively blocking Chinese access to the News app shipped as part of iOS 9, a number of iPhone and iPad users recently reported, a move thought to be motivated by that country's stringent media rules.

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Google enables app indexing with deep linking for Safari in iOS 9

10/09/2015, 05:10 pm

Developers will soon be able to use Google's app indexing feature to surface app content in searches conducted in Safari for iOS 9, as well as Google's native iOS apps, as the company on Friday announced compatibility with Apple's HTTP deep linking standards.

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Apple removes certain content blockers from iOS App Store over security concerns

10/08/2015, 11:10 pm

In a bid to protect users against potential man-in-the-middle attacks, Apple on Thursday confirmed the removal of multiple iOS content blockers, also referred to as ad blockers, that relied on the installation of root certificates to operate.

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iPhone 6s pushes iOS 9 adoption to 57% after 3 weeks of availability

10/07/2015, 05:10 pm

According to Apple's latest statistics, iOS 9 is now installed on 57 percent of all compatible devices accessing the App Store, a 7 percent uptick over the past two weeks.

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Apple fixes iOS 9 app slicing bug, releases full text transcripts of WWDC 2015

10/05/2015, 04:10 pm

Apple on Monday announced it has fixed an iCloud bug that prevented the release of iOS 9 App Thinning features, and released searchable text transcripts of WWDC 2015's keynote and developer sessions.

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iOS 9 tips: How to re-enable the all-caps virtual keyboard display

10/02/2015, 02:10 pm

Along with a change to the new San Francisco font, iOS 9 now displays lowercase letters on the virtual keyboard by default when typing non-capitalized letters. This is a change that has been met with some criticism by users, but thankfully Apple has included a way to switch back to the all-caps keyboard.

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How to organize iPhone 6s photos in iOS 9

09/30/2015, 11:09 pm

With iPhone 6s' 12MP iSight and 5MP FaceTime cameras, Apple bumped the specs of the world's most popular digital shooter, giving users a good excuse to create mountains of data. Using iOS 9's built-in Photos app can help you manage this flood of photographs from the moment you press the shutter button.

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Apple stops iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 code signing as iOS 9.0.2 fixes lock screen exploit

09/30/2015, 07:09 pm

After the release of iOS 9.0.2 on Wednesday, which fixed a number of bugs including a lock screen exploit, Apple stopped signing iOS 8.4.1 and iOS 9.0 firmware for compatible devices, prohibiting users who updated from downgrading.

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