Tag Archives: iOS

Don’t be afraid of the so-called ‘Masque Attack’

The App Store, where you should always download your Apps. If you read any tech news last week, you likely read some articles talking about the ‘Masque Attack’. Some sites have hyped this up, saying that it could lead to legitimate apps being replaced with fakes that could steal your information. While this is partially true, there’s also more to see…

Apple strengthens Maps with new data partners for business listings

Apple is reportedly beefing up its Maps offering with new data partners for business listings, according to a report by Apple Maps Marketing (via 9to5Mac). The company has partnered with data providers like TomTom and Waze, combined with its own in-house mapping data, for the majority of the data in its Maps app since its inclusion in iOS 6, replacing…

Beats music app to come bundled with iOS next year [Rumor]

According to a report coming out of Financial Times, Apple is planning to add Beats Music to its list of pre-installed iOS apps sometime next year. The report comes after rumors surfaced back in September claiming that Apple is planning to unveil a re-branding of the streaming music service early next year. The inclusion of the paid-for Beats service in an…

Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 to the public

Apple has just released iOS 8.1.1 to the public. The update, which has been in beta since early November, brings with it minor bug fixes and improvements. It was rumored just last week when Apple stopped signing beta versions of the update that a public release was on the horizon. As you can see in the screenshot below, the update includes bug fixes,…

The TiP Weekly: Apple Pay breakthrough, ‘Masque Attack,’ our jailbreaking guide, much more…

It’s Saturday and that can only mean one thing — it’s time for The TiP Weekly! Tech moves fast and it can be hard to keep up with all of the developments in the mobile industry — especially when Apple is concerned! So, every Saturday, we bring you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest format. Think of it…

Apple comments on ‘Masque Attack’ vulnerability, says it’s unaware of any affected users

Apple has publicly commented on the Masque Attack vulnerability that emerged this week, downplaying the dangers to the majority of users and encouraging iOS device owners to only download apps form legitimate sources. In a statement to iMore, the Cupertino company states that it is not aware of any user affected by Masque: “We designed OS X and iOS with…

iOS 8 adoption sees modest jump, now on 56% of devices

iOS 8 is now installed on 56% of active devices, according to the latest data from Apple’s developer support pages. The new rate of adoption represents a modest bump over the last published figure, jumping from 52% to 56% in two weeks. Previously, iOS 8 adoption was seemingly stagnating around the halfway mark. Following the release of iOS 8.1 which…