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Topic: iOS 6

iOS 8 adoption cracks 80% mark in latest App Store data

04/29/2015, 12:04 pm

Adoption of iOS 8 among iPhone, iPad, and iPod owners is up to 81 percent of active devices, Apple said on Wednesday in the latest update of its App Store distribution data, measuring traffic from April 27.


iOS 7 now installed on 78% of active Apple handheld devices

12/31/2013, 09:12 am

The latest official data from Apple reveals that 78 percent of active iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices are running the company's latest mobile operating system, iOS 7, up four percentage points from earlier this month.


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.


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.


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.


Version distribution of Apple's iOS remains stable ahead of iOS 7 launch

09/09/2013, 08:09 pm

Ahead of an expected Golden Master release of iOS 7, version distribution of Apple's iOS mobile operating system is holding steady from June, with the current iOS 6 on a majority of iPhones and iPads.


Apple now charting App Store iOS fragmentation just like Google's Android

06/20/2013, 07:06 pm

After first announcing that 93 percent of App Store customers are using the latest iOS 6 at WWDC last week, Apple has added the chart to its public developer site, mirroring Google's reporting of Android users in Google Play.


Ahead of iOS 7 reveal, Apple's iOS 6 is on 93% of iPhones

06/06/2013, 03:06 pm

While next week will likely see the introduction of the newest version of iOS, a new study finds that the current version of Apple's mobile operating system is installed on more than 90 percent of all North American iPhones.


Pentagon officially grants security clearance to Apple's iPhone and iPad

05/17/2013, 10:05 am

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday that it has officially approved Apple devices running iOS 6 or later to access its secure government networks.


Samsung's new Wallet app has numerous similarities to Apple's Passbook

02/27/2013, 08:02 am

Samsung on Wednesday introduced a new smartphone application called "Wallet," which bears a striking resemblance to Apple's own Passbook feature.


Apple reportedly rejecting 'cookie tracking' apps in push for its Ad Identifier

02/25/2013, 08:02 pm

Apple is reportedly denying apps that use "cookie tracking" methods from entering the iOS App Store, suggesting that the company may be making a more aggressive move to have developers use its first-party Advertising Identifier technology.


Latest iOS 6.1.3 beta fixes exploit used in Evasi0n jailbreak

02/25/2013, 04:02 pm

The most popular jailbreak in iOS history will come to an end when Apple releases the forthcoming iOS 6.1.3 update, as the new operating system reportedly patches at least one of the exploits used by the untethered liberation tool.


LG ad riffs on Apple's panorama commercial, and expands on it

02/22/2013, 10:02 am

A new ad out from LG pays homage to an Apple ad showing off the iPhone 5's panorama capabilities, right before it skewers the ad by showing the expanded panoramic capabilities of the Optimus G Pro.


Apple to release iOS 6.1.2 to address passcode vulnerability by February 20 -report

02/15/2013, 09:02 am

Apple is already working on an update to iOS 6 to address a dangerous passcode vulnerability discovered earlier in the week, with one report claiming that the company anticipated issuing the update as early as next week.


Evasi0n 'jailbreaks' 7M iOS devices, update already available for iOS 6.1.1

02/12/2013, 06:02 pm

The Evad3rs team on Tuesday rolled out an update for the Evasi0n untethered jailbreak tool, fixing bugs found in the initial software while adding support for the Apple's iOS 6.1.1 mobile operating system just one day after its release.


Apple releases iOS 6.1.1 for iPhone 4S owners to address battery, 3G issues

02/11/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple on Monday released iOS 6.1.1 to address a number of bugs for iPhone 4S owners who recently ran into a handful of issues following the release of iOS 6.1 for all of Apple's mobile devices.


Apple's first beta of iOS 6.1.1 aims to strengthen Maps in Japan

02/06/2013, 01:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday released the first beta of iOS 6.1.1 with a clear focus on improving its much-criticized Maps application, specifically in regards to turn-by-turn navigation in Japan.


iOS 6 jailbreak arrives; URL detection bug crashes most OS X apps

02/04/2013, 02:02 pm

Hackers on Monday released a long-awaited untethered software "jailbreak" of Apple's iOS 6. Separately, a newly discovered bug causes most Mountain Lion applications to crash by typing in just 8 characters.


Apple's iOS 6.1 squashes 'Smart App Banner' bug that re-enabled JavaScript without user consent

01/28/2013, 07:01 pm

With the release of iOS 6.1 on Monday, Apple addressed a potentially serious bug introduced in iOS 6 that would override a user's Mobile Safari JavaScript settings after visiting a webpage with a so-called "Smart App Banner."


Apple seeds fifth iOS 6.1 beta version to developers

01/26/2013, 12:01 am

Apple on Saturday released a fifth iOS 6.1 beta to developers, continuing the testing phase of the company's mobile OS that will bring users a number of features, including enhanced mapping options and Siri-integration, when it launches later this year.