Tag Archives: iOS

Infographic depicts evolution of iOS from iPhone OS 1 to iOS 8

Fancy a trip down memory lane? Take a look at this infographic from 7dayshop that depicts the evolution of iOS from its beginnings as iPhone OS 1 all the way to today’s iOS 8. While the grid of icons might be mostly the same (save for more rows on larger screens) looking at old versions of iOS certainly makes you feel old despite the first version only…

Highlights from Apple’s Quarterly Earnings Call

Today, Apple released their latest quarterly figures. As is usual for Apple’s holiday quarters, they posted record numbers. Here’s some highlights from what was mentioned beyond the straight financial figures. Apple had a great quarter for the iPhone. Overall, Apple sold 74.5 million iPhones, 23.4 million more than the same quarter last year. When…

iOS 8.1.3 now available for download

Apple today released iOS 8.1.3 to the public. The update features minor bug fixes and stability improvements and is available as an over-the-air update via the iOS Settings app. Here are the full iOS 8.1.3 release notes: This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements, including: Reduces the amount of storage…

The TiP Weekly: Apple Watch battery details, iPhone eating Samsung’s lunch, jailbreaking via Mac and more…

It’s the weekend and that can only mean one thing — it’s time for The TiP Weekly! As you know, tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every weekend, we bring you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest…

‘Invisible Address Book’ concept totally rethinks Contacts on iOS

How often do you open the Contacts app? For me, I could count the number of occasions on one hand. In many ways, it’s an archaic method of organizing and storing phone numbers and addresses of friends, family and colleagues that evolved from the paper address book many had sat beside their landline telephones of yesteryear. It is useful for this purpose,…

iOS 8.2 beta 4 now available for developers

Apple has seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.2 to registered developers. The update comes almost a month after Apple pushed out iOS 8.2 beta 3 to devs. The beta — build 12D5461b — is available immediately to registered developers as an over-the-air update. It can also be downloaded from the iOS Developer Center. Today’s update also includes beta 4 of…

iOS 9 imagined in feature-packed concept [video]

While many were getting to grips with iOS 8 and its new features capabilities some, apparently, were already dreaming up the next major version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Designer Ralph Theodory took to his YouTube channel to show off his concept for iOS 9 — and it’s feature packed! The concept was originally posted in late November, 2014 but…

iOS 8.1.3 could be released as soon as next week

A new report from BGR suggests that a new version of iOS 8 is on the way and could land on our devices as soon as next week. A number of sites also claim iOS 8.1.3 appears to be in the latter stages of testing judging by readership analytics. It is unclear from the scant report if iOS 8.1.3 will be a public release à la iOS 8.1.2 or if the software will…