Tag Archives: iOS

Number of Android users switching to Apple at highest rate yet

One thing that Tim Cook likes to note on quarterly conference calls is the number of people switching to iPhone from Android. According to a new report from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, the number of ‘switchers’ during the first month of availability of the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus was 26%. This number is a new record, just beating out…

Apple said to begin shifting to OLED displays for iPhone in 2018

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Apple is said to be switching away from its current LCD displays to OLED displays in 2018. Currently, the Apple Watch is the only device in Apple’s lineup that uses OLED displays while every other product is using older LCD technology. OLED displays have greater power efficiency as pixels are only lit when needed. For…

Is Apple moving their apps up the charts?

it seems as though some iOS devices may be incorrectly ranking Apple’s apps such as Keynote, Numbers, Pages, and iMovies. Discovered by Sensor Tower, and reported by TechCrunch, some iOS devices are ranking these apps much higher than on other iOS devices or on the App Store on desktop. MacRumors did some testing and found that older devices such as…

Tim Cook once again says Apple will not merge iOS and OS X

Tim Cook has told us time and time again that Apple is not interested in merging iOS and OS X. Cook spoke with Irish blog Independent and noted that merging the two would have too many compromises. “We feel strongly that customers are not really looking for a converged Mac and iPad,” said Cook. “Because what that would wind up doing, or what…

Apple seeds iOS 9.2 beta 2 to developers

It’s been less than a week since Apple released iOS 9.2 to developers and public beta testers. Today, Apple seeds its second iOS 9.2 beta to developers. The beta firmware will be available through Apple’s iOS Developer Center. As of right now, there is no update for public beta testers. So far, it seems as though iOS 9.2 fixes some issues with…

Apple stops signing iOS 9.0.2, downgrading from iOS 9.1 not possible

A little over a week since Apple releases iOS 9.1 to the public, the company has decided to stop signing iOS 9.0.2, which was released nearly a month ago. In Apple’s eye this is perfectly normal. The company gave it some time to see if there were any major bugs in the latest version and when there wasn’t Apple stopped signing the old firmware in order…

Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 to the public

Today Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 to the public. This release is mainly a bug fix release and is recommended for all users running iOS 9. This marks the second minor release from Apple this month. The update includes bug fixes and performance improvements for iCloud Backup, iMessage activation, Apple’s Podcasts app, and issues with cellular data usage….