Tag Archives: iOS

Apple planning to include Transit directions in iOS 9 Maps app

Apple is readying a new Transit feature for its Maps application in iOS 9, according to a new report by 9to5Mac. Apple was rumored to be prepping the feature last year, ahead of iOS 8, but pulled Transit support before launch. In iOS 9, Maps is said to contain support for bus, subway and train routing and will use an interface similar to the one…

iOS 8 now running on 82% of devices

iOS 8 adoption continues to steadily creep up. A couple of weeks ago, following the first Apple Watch orders being delivered to customers, we saw the number of devices running the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS jump over the 80% mark and that figure has moved to 82% since then. The data, from Apple’s official App Store Distribution page, shows 82%…

As Apple Watch ships, iOS adoption jumps up to 81%

Apple Watch orders are arriving in at customers’ doorsteps and there seems to be a clear knock-on effect on iOS 8 adoption. According to Apple, 81% of active iOS devices are now running a version of the latest operating system as of April 27th. Two weeks ago, iOS 8 adoption stood at 79% but has jumped two percentage points in the last fortnight. One…

The TiP Weekly: Apple Watch is here!

From the Editor We’re back with another instalment of The TiP Weekly! Have you got your Apple Watch yet? The first batch of orders were shipped out and delivered to customers late this week which brought with it unboxings, first impressions, teardowns, torture tests and all the other things that accompany a new Apple product’s debut. Also…

iOS 8.4 jailbreak shown off in new video

Just when things were starting to look a little bleak of the jailbreak community, a well-known hacker has emerged with a proof of concept video showing his iPhone running an iOS 8.4 beta 1 jailbreak. Earlier this month, Apple released iOS 8.3 to the public which included a number of security updates, closing exploits used by jailbreakers in the…

iOS 8 adoption hits 79%

iOS 8 adoption is up to 79%, according to App Store data. Apple updated its App Store Distribution page to reflect the latest usage estimate as of April 13th. Active usage of iOS 7 is down to 19% with all older versions of Apple’s mobile operating system making up the remaining 2% of active devices collectively. iOS 8′s adoption rate has increased…