Tag Archives: iOS

Report: iOS 8.2 to be released on Monday

Having previously reported that iOS 8.2 was due for release this week, BGR is now claiming that the update to Apple’s mobile operating system will land on our devices next week. Apple reportedly decided to issue on last GM beta build to employees and carrier testing partners. This GM carries the build number 12D508. Despite BGR’s initial report proving…

iOS 8 adoption continues to grow, hits 75%

According to official data shared by Apple at its developer portal, iOS 8 is now running on 75% of active iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices. The figure, as measured by the App Store on March 2, 2015, represents a 3 percentage point increase over this time last month when adoption sat at around 72%. As shown on the pie chart above, iOS 8 is now…

Siri speaks seven new languages in iOS 8.3 beta 2

Apple seeded the latest iOS 8.3 beta to developers yesterday. As well as introducing a number of improvements to Emoji in iOS 8.3 beta 2, the developer release also includes a bunch of new languages in Siri. Later this year, when iOS 8.3 is released to the public, Siri will be able to speak and understand Russian, Danish, Dutch, Thai, Turkish, Swedish…

Apple has consequences for iOS accessory companies

According to 9to5Mac, Apple is tightening its policies in regard to accessory manufacturers. Four immediate sources have informed the site that Apple talked to accessory makers before the announcement of iPhone 6, with a proposed agreement. In an effort to stop the seemingly inevitable surge of leaks that come every year, Apple gave vendors an option…

Concept reimagines Notification Center, might make you want to use it

When Apple announced it was adding Notification Center to iOS with iOS 5, I was incredibly excited. The idea of having all of my recent alerts in one place that was only ever a swipe away sounded like exactly the kind of feature us ‘power-users’ had been clamoring for. With iOS 7 and 8, Notification Center gain the Today view with later support for…

Apple planning to release iOS 8.4 after Apple Watch

If you’ve been keeping up on recent news, you may have been surprised to see that Apple has already given a beta of iOS 8.3 to developers. According to Mark Gurman of 9to5Mac, that isn’t the last version of iOS 8 that we’ll see this year. Keep in mind that iOS 8.2, which includes WatchKit support for Apple Watch, is also waiting to be released. According…

Apple releases iOS 8.3 beta to developers

Even before releasing iOS 8.2, Apple’s already giving developers access to the next iteration of iOS 8. A new Xcode 6.3 beta and Swift 1.2 are also provided for developers. Some initially noticed changes include wireless CarPlay, and removal of the “beta” tag on iCloud Photo Library. This article will be updated with details on changes as they are…

iOS 9 will be a ‘Snow Leopard moment’ for Apple’s mobile OS, focus on stability improvements

After years of iOS releases, each adding new features and supporting new devices and screen sizes, Apple is about to take a ‘Snow leopard moment’ with iOS 9, according to 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman. It is reported that the next major version of Apple’s mobile operating system will have an emphasis on optimization and stability improvements rather than…