Tag Archives: iOS

iOS 8.1.3 now available for download

Apple today released iOS 8.1.3 to the public. The update features minor bug fixes and stability improvements and is available as an over-the-air update via the iOS Settings app. Here are the full iOS 8.1.3 release notes: This release includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements, including: Reduces the amount of storage…

The TiP Weekly: Apple Watch battery details, iPhone eating Samsung’s lunch, jailbreaking via Mac and more…

It’s the weekend and that can only mean one thing — it’s time for The TiP Weekly! As you know, 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 weekend, we bring you all of the important stories from the week in Apple tech in an easy to digest…

‘Invisible Address Book’ concept totally rethinks Contacts on iOS

How often do you open the Contacts app? For me, I could count the number of occasions on one hand. In many ways, it’s an archaic method of organizing and storing phone numbers and addresses of friends, family and colleagues that evolved from the paper address book many had sat beside their landline telephones of yesteryear. It is useful for this purpose,…

iOS 8.2 beta 4 now available for developers

Apple has seeded the fourth beta of iOS 8.2 to registered developers. The update comes almost a month after Apple pushed out iOS 8.2 beta 3 to devs. The beta — build 12D5461b — is available immediately to registered developers as an over-the-air update. It can also be downloaded from the iOS Developer Center. Today’s update also includes beta 4 of…

iOS 9 imagined in feature-packed concept [video]

While many were getting to grips with iOS 8 and its new features capabilities some, apparently, were already dreaming up the next major version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Designer Ralph Theodory took to his YouTube channel to show off his concept for iOS 9 — and it’s feature packed! The concept was originally posted in late November, 2014 but…

iOS 8.1.3 could be released as soon as next week

A new report from BGR suggests that a new version of iOS 8 is on the way and could land on our devices as soon as next week. A number of sites also claim iOS 8.1.3 appears to be in the latter stages of testing judging by readership analytics. It is unclear from the scant report if iOS 8.1.3 will be a public release à la iOS 8.1.2 or if the software will…

Erik’s Apple Wish List for 2015

This post is part of our “2015 Wish List” series! The series highlights TiP staffers’ hopes for the year in Apple tech, however likely they may be. You can follow along with all entries in the series HERE. As we enter a new year, Apple has proven its doubters wrong with a strong product lineup with more undoubtedly on its way. The Apple Watch is…

iOS 8 adoption hits 68%

Adoption of iOS 8 has reached 68% according to Apple’s own data. Apple’s App Store Distribution page for developers suggests that 5% more iOS devices are now running iOS 8 since the figure was last updated a month ago. With iOS 8 adoption increasing, the share of devices running iOS 7 and earlier has decreased. iOS 7 now accounts for 29% of device…