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Topic: iOS 6

Apple reportedly paid $21M to use Swiss Railway clock design

11/10/2012, 07:11 pm

A report on Saturday claims that Apple paid some $21 million to license the iconic clock-face used in its most recent iOS 6 mobile operating system, a design made famous by the Swiss Federal Railway's train station clocks.


British Airways planning to add support for Apple's Passbook

11/09/2012, 08:11 am

The Passbook feature in iOS 6 may gain another major partner in the form of British Airways, as the airline has signaled its interest in Apple's e-ticketing system, AppleInsider has learned.


Apple's next major market for iOS may be automotive

11/08/2012, 04:11 pm

Over the past two years, pundits have focused on living room TVs as the most likely new market for Apple to expand into, but evidence suggests that the company's next big step for iOS is more likely to involve the automotive market.


AT&T to offer iPhone 5 FaceTime over cellular without a shared data plan

11/08/2012, 02:11 pm

AT&T announced on Thursday that it will enable FaceTime video calls for iPhone 5 users with any AT&T Mobile Share plan, expanding it beyond customers with its new shared data plans.


Siri serves Fandango movie ticket purchases in iOS 6.1

11/05/2012, 10:11 am

The first developer beta of iOS 6.1 includes links to purchase movie tickets through Fandango when searching for showtimes with Siri.


Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 to fix screen, camera flash and Exchange issues

11/01/2012, 01:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued iOS 6.0.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, a minor update that addresses a number of small bugs, including a screen glitch that would appear with the onscreen keyboard and an issue that would cause the camera flash to not go off.


Apple removes prostitution services from Siri results in China

10/31/2012, 11:10 am

In response to criticism in China that Siri could find local prostitution services, Apple has removed escort services from search results in the region.


Apple says iOS 6.0 installed on 200 million devices in just 5 weeks

10/23/2012, 01:10 pm

The new iOS 6 mobile operating system is now installed on more than 200 million iPhones, iPads and iPod touches, Apple announced on Tuesday.


iOS 6 sees over 60% adoption after one month, report says

10/22/2012, 04:10 pm

After one month of availability, Apple's iOS 6 has been installed on 60 percent of iDevices in the U.S. and Canada, and will possibly see further growth with the expected debut of a 7.85-inch "iPad mini" on Tuesday.


Apple reportedly testing iOS 6.0.1 with keyboard, camera flash, Wi-Fi fixes

10/22/2012, 10:10 am

Apple is said to have provided its U.S. carrier partners with a pre-release build of iOS 6.0.1, an update for its mobile operating system that will reportedly address a graphical glitch with the virtual keyboard, as well as issues that would cause the camera's flash to not go off when expected.


Users experiencing graphical glitch with iPhone 5 virtual keyboard

10/18/2012, 12:10 pm

Users have noticed a glitch specific to Apple's iPhone 5 in which a portion of the display flickers when the touchscreen keyboard is invoked.


In-depth Review: Apple's iOS 6 Maps & the alternatives 3: Transit

10/16/2012, 05:10 pm

The second feature of Apple's new Maps is perhaps its weakest: transit information. This represents a significant change over how the previous iOS 5 Maps work, and is essentially dependent upon the availability of third party routing apps for the region you are in; these range from very good to nothing at all.


Photos allegedly show native Google Maps app for iOS

10/14/2012, 10:10 pm

A set of images released on Sunday reveal what is claimed to be Google's anticipated Google Maps app for iOS, suggesting the internet search giant is well into the process of developing standalone software after Apple ditched its mapping services with iOS 6.


Apple reaches license agreement for Swiss rail clock design

10/12/2012, 09:10 am

Swiss Federal Railways announced on Friday that it has reached an agreement with Apple for the use of its famous clock design on iOS devices.


iOS 6 Maps, Lightning connector have no effect on iPhone 5 demand, survey finds

10/12/2012, 08:10 am

Negative headlines haven't suppressed consumer interest in the iPhone 5, which is seeing "unprecedented" demand, according to the latest survey from ChangeWave Research.


Microsoft expands Motorola patent case to target Google Maps

10/11/2012, 02:10 pm

Microsoft announced in a German court today that it would be expanding its patent infringement case against Motorola to include Google, specifically targeting the search giant's maps service for Android.


In initial test run, Apple's Passbook accounts for 12% of MLB e-tickets

10/10/2012, 10:10 am

Major League Baseball has been quick to adopt Apple's new Passbook digital ticketing system, and the league has been "floored" with the initial results.


Apple reportedly knew of iOS Maps troubles well before launch

10/09/2012, 07:10 pm

Six iOS app developers claim they warned Apple of inadequacies found in iOS Maps shortly after receiving the first pre-release version in June, giving the company months of lead time to fix the apparent problems before the app debuted in iOS 6.


In-depth Review: Apple's iOS 6 Maps & the alternatives 2: Maps and visualizations

10/08/2012, 08:10 pm

The first feature of Apple's new Maps is perhaps its strongest: its presentation of 2D and 3D road maps and satellite images. This is a major leap over how the previous iOS 5 Maps work, although there are still reasons you might want to consult other iOS apps for map information.


Apple improving 3D Flyover visuals in iOS 6 Maps

10/05/2012, 02:10 pm

This week Apple began quietly enhancing the 3D Flyover feature of its new iOS 6 Maps application, giving users updated images with more accurate recreations.