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Topic: iOS 4

Inside Apple's iOS 4.1 update: proximity sensor fix, Game Center, more

08/20/2010, 03:08 pm

The forthcoming iOS 4.1 software update will pack a number of fixes for Apple's mobile devices, including a problematic issue with the iPhone 4 proximity sensor. AppleInsider offers a closer look at the latest beta available to developers.


Apple adds multiplayer Game Center restriction to iOS 4.1

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

Apple has added a new option to restrict multiplayer games in developer builds of iOS 4.1, indicating that the new Game Center is approaching its official release to users.


WSJ: Apple's tight control of iAds frustrates advertisers

08/15/2010, 08:08 pm

A new report alleges that Apple's fledgling mobile advertising service, iAd, is off to a "bumpy start," as advertisers experience delays due to Apple's creative involvement.


Advertisers, developers say Apple's iAd blows away competing ads

08/12/2010, 03:08 pm

Users who viewed Nissan's Leaf electric car Apple iAd spent 90 seconds with the interactive advertisement -- ten times longer than customers will spend with a traditional ad.


Sony Ericsson "PSP" phone could threaten Apple's iOS game revenue

08/11/2010, 09:08 pm

An unconfirmed report claims that Sony Ericsson is at work on a Playstation-branded Android smartphone with a new gaming ecosystem.


Apple releases iOS 4.0.2, 3.2.2 with fix for PDF exploit

08/11/2010, 03:08 pm

Apple on Wednesday patched a PDF exploit found in its mobile devices with iOS 4.0.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch, and iOS 3.2.2 for the iPad.


Apple offers volume educational discounts for App Store purchases

08/10/2010, 10:08 am

Apple this week announced the App Store Volume Purchase program for iOS devices, allowing educational institutions to purchase mobile software in volume at a discounted price for devices like the iPad.


iOS 4.1 beta supports for mobile-free FaceTime via email

08/06/2010, 04:08 pm

New support in the developer beta 3 release of iOS 4.1 allows users to make FaceTime video calls without needing a phone number or mobile service, strengthening the case for FaceTime support on iPod touch, iPad and Macs.


Browser-based 'jailbreak' website blocked at Apple retail stores

08/06/2010, 03:08 pm

After a number of pranksters uploaded videos of themselves "jailbreaking" demo iOS devices on display at Apple's retail stores, the company has blocked access to the website from its networks.


Software fix coming for iOS vulnerabilities

08/04/2010, 09:08 pm

Apple confirmed Wednesday that it has developed a fix for the two security vulnerabilities that allow jailbreaking of their iOS software.


Apple's iTunes cloud playback from MobileMe iDisk gets noticed

08/04/2010, 05:08 pm

Nearly a month after Apple added support for background audio playback from its MobileMe service to the free iOS iDisk app, a flurry of interest has swirled around the feature.


Apple investigating jailbreak vulnerabilities

08/03/2010, 08:08 pm

An Apple spokeswoman acknowledged that the company is looking into a report on software vulnerabilities that allow remote control and 'jailbreaking' of its iOS devices.


Apple releases iOS 4.1 beta 3 to developers

08/03/2010, 05:08 pm

Apple has made a third beta of iOS 4.1 available to developers, focusing on updates and enhancements to AV Foundation and Media Player, GameKit, UIKit and MapKit.


'Jailbreak' issues addressed, hack allows iPhone 4 FaceTime over 3G

08/02/2010, 01:08 pm

Hackers have updated their browser-based jailbreak to address issues that prevented iPhone 4 owners from using FaceTime and MMS. In addition, a new jailbreak-only application allows FaceTime video chat over 3G, without a Wi-Fi connection.


Apple's iOS now uses its own Maps location databases

07/30/2010, 09:07 am

Starting with iOS 3.2 for the iPad in April, Apple began relying on its own databases for location-based services, in addition to utilizing Google's map data for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


Apple looking into iOS 4 problems on iPhone 3G

07/28/2010, 08:07 pm

After numerous reports of problems, Apple is investigating the performance of the iPhone 3G when running iOS 4.


Apple releases second beta of iOS 4.1 to developers

07/27/2010, 07:07 pm

Apple on Tuesday evening released to its iPhone developer community the second private beta of iOS 4.1, a much anticipated update to the company's mobile operating system aimed at remedying a number of outstanding issues with the new iPhone 4.


Apple's iOS 4 already powering 50% of iPhone traffic

07/22/2010, 08:07 pm

A third party analytics firm is reporting that Apple's iOS 4 is now powering half of all iPhones, just one month after its release.


Apple responds to US congressmen's query about iOS privacy

07/20/2010, 09:07 am

Apple has given a detailed summary its iOS privacy policy to two members of the U.S. House of Representatives who inquired about changes that were implemented in June.


Rumors of Apple charging iPad owners for iOS 4 upgrade are false

07/20/2010, 07:07 am

A new rumor that Apple may charge users to upgrade the iPad to iOS 4 this fall is specifically contradicted by Apple's own licensing agreement, which states that the next major software update will be free to iPad owners.