Tag Archives: iOS

Apple updates iOS 9.3 on iPad 2 to fix activation issue

Just hours after Apple confirmed that iPad 2’s updating to iOS 9.3 would be bricked, the company has now pushed a new version of iOS 9.3 to fix this issue. The new build of iOS 9.3 is labeled build 13E236, which is specifically for the iPad 2. The current version of iOS 9.3 for iPhone is build 13E234, and 13E233 for iPad. iPad 2 users whose…

Re/code: Apple Pay coming to mobile sites later this year

According to a report from Re/code, Apple is looking to partner with several mobile vendors to roll out Apple Pay in mobile sites starting later this year. The report notes that Apple has been working to expand its mobile payment service outside of apps. So, instead of entering credit card information, users will be able to use Apple Pay to complete their…

Phil Schiller admits to App Store algorithm errors, fix is imminent

The algorithm that detects ‘New’ and ‘Hot’ applications have been broken on Apple’s iOS App Store for quite some time. While it does supply some great applications, every so often it will show a knock-off application. Phil Schiller responded yesterday to iOS developer Lisa Brewster (Mozilla), and Wesley Dyson (Screenshot++) on Twitter. They both…

Beats 1 Radio tab now shows schedule and artwork inside iOS Music app

This morning Apple has enhanced the radio tab inside its Music app on iOS, which further promotes Beats 1 as a 24/7 “always on” station. Rather than showing a static image of the Beats 1 logo, and a Listen Now button, the radio tab now shows a live schedule with show titles, hosts, descriptions and artwork for the current show. This allows users to figure…

Ghost emails from January 1, 1970 appearing on some devices

Recently, Apple had fixed the 1970 boot loop issue in the latest version of its iOS firmware, and now it seems like another similar issue is arising. A number of users with iPhones and iPads have been tweeting screenshots of emails arriving on January 1, 1970 with no subject, or content, and cannot be deleted, via the Telegraph. Unlike the other 1970…

Craig Federighi writes op-ed letter on Apple vs. FBI case

As Apple continues its fight against the FBI in the whole backdoor debate, Apple’s Craig Federighi has written an opinion piece in The Washington Post. Unsurprisingly, Federighi repeats much of what other Apple employees and legal team has already said, noting that creating a backdoor in its operating system will only harm the good guys. To get around…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3 beta 5 to developers

It’s been a few weeks since Apple seeded the fourth iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers, Apple today has seeded its second iOS 9.3 beta to developers. iOS 9.3 is the third major revision for iOS 9. iOS 9.3 beta is now available for download via Apple’s Developer Center. We assume a public beta for the firmware will soon be available…