Tag Archives: iOS

iOS 8 adoption approaching 50% after less than one week of availability

iOS 8 adoption is at 46% after less than one week of public availability, according to the latest data provided by Apple. As noted on Apple’s support portal for app developers, almost half of all devices that connected to the App Store are already running Apple’s next generation mobile operating system. There had been concerns over the size of the…

iOS 8 feature highlight: App Bundles

iOS 8 brought with it a plethora of updates and improvements for iPhone and iPad users. One such feature is App Bundles in the App Store. As the name might suggest, App Bundles are collections of apps from the same developer offered together for a special, lower price. This is great news for iOS users who can now acquire a number of apps for a price that…

iOS 8 apps with Touch ID support [Roundup]

The latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 8, was released to the public yesterday and features a number of new features and enhancements in order to improve the experience of using your iDevices. One such improvement is the ability for third-party app developers to utilize the Touch ID sensor found in the iPhone 5s and…

Fleksy Keyboard for iOS 8 coming to iPhone and iPad today

With iOS 8 being released today, Apple is giving iPhone and iPad users even more opportunities to customize their iOS experience. One such area of customization is the keyboard with third-party developers creating new, innovative input methods for the platform. Fleksy is one of the first third-party keyboards to land on App Store and takes…

Apple releases iOS 8 feature availability list

As Apple adds more features to iOS, many of those features involve local data, language recognition, or legal agreements. As a result, Apple is unable to provide these features for every region and language, at least right away. Fortunately, Apple has shared a list of iOS 8 features that aren’t available for everyone. This should be helpful for customers…

iOS 8 Golden Master released to devs

If you’re a developer, or a curious user registered on someone else’s Dev Account, you’ll be pleased to know that the final version of iOS 8 beta has been released. Dubbed the Golden Master, it’s essentially the same software we’re going to see go public next week when the iPhone 6 lands on the market. At time of typing, it’s not available as an…

Apps on 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could adopt iPad-like layout in landscape mode

Apps on the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 could adopt an iPad-like layout when operated in landscape orientation. It appears that the larger model will offer up a more productive space for apps to take advantage of and could include a dual-pane interface as seen on apps for Apple’s tablet devices. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith was the first to share…

What to expect from Apple’s September 9th event

Apple’s September media event is right around the corner and this year, like most in recent memory, we’ve been inundated with leaked information, alleged device parts and a whole bunch of rumors. Nothing is certain until Apple shows it off on stage but Darren and myself have each written up our event wish lists, from the likely to the ludicrous. Now,…