Tag Archives: iOS

iOS 8.4 sees rapid adoption following Apple Music release

According to analytics company mixpanel, over 41% of iOS users are running the latest public build, iOS 8.4, as of July 8. This comes on the 9th day of iOS 8.4′s availability. iOS 8.3 is still in a strong second place at over 32% of users, but its number have declined significantly since its ~71% rating on June 29, right before the release of iOS…

iOS 8.4 and Apple Music are here

Apple has just released iOS 8.4 to the world, bringing with it support for the company’s new streaming music service: Apple Music. The update is available over-the-air via the Settings app. Simply open Setting and head to General > Software Update and hit Download and Install. iOS 8.4 includes the all new Music application with a brand new…

Instagram receives updated Explore section

Instagram’s Explore section received a facelift in its update today, with a more polished interface and some new capabilities. The changes utilize Instagram’s massive user base to showcase a wide selection of photos and videos from all over the world. Curated collections Curation seems to be a growing trend for media services, and Instagram is…

iOS 9 beta 2 seeded to developers

Apple has just made the second beta of iOS 9 available to registered developers, just two weeks after it was previewed at WWDC. The update was expected to drop yesterday but just went live on Apple’s Developer Center. iOS 9 beta 2, build 13A4280e, should also be available as an over-the-air download shortly. iOS 9 brings a number of consumer-facing…

TaiG releases untethered jailbreak for iOS 8.3

A jailbreak for iOS 8.3 has been released by the TaiG Jailbreak team. Just this morning, the Chinese team announced on Twitter that it had updated its tool to support the latest iOS software version. Dubbed version 2.0.0, the new TaiG tool now supports iOS versions 8.1.3 through 8.3 and is available on Windows only. You can download the tool at TaiG’s…

iOS 9 picture in picture mode hacked to run apps

Developer Adam Bell has continued his hacking progress with iOS 9′s picture in picture feature for iPad. After running fully native apps on Apple Watch last week, Bell found a way to use the public picture in picture API to run any app on top of other apps and the home screen in iOS 9. In his video, Bell demonstrates running the game Doom on top of…

Video: Top 9 features in iOS 9

Just yesterday, Apple unveiled iOS 9 — the next major update to its iPhone and iPad operating system. As you might expect, it comes with a whole host of changes, large and small, to further enhance the user experience. While there was a lot to take in during the iOS portion of the WWDC keynote, Marco Hanna of sister site PhoneDog has fittingly pulled…

iOS 9 features hidden iCloud Drive app

Apple took wraps off its next major version of iOS at WWDC this morning. The update brings a plethora of fixes, enhancements and improvements and, like every year, Apple only highlighted a few such changes during its keynote. One significant addition in iOS 9 uncovered in the first beta release is the presence of a dedicated iCloud Drive app. What’s more…