Tag Archives: iOS

What to expect at WWDC 2015

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference kicks off tomorrow at Moscone West in San Francisco. The company primarily uses the event to show off the future of its iOS and OS X operating systems to but there are often a number of other consumer-focused announcements too. This year is likely to be no different and you can expect iOS 9 and OS X 10.11…

Mallorie’s WWDC Wish List

With WWDC 2015 taking place next week, all this week the TiP team will be bringing you its hopes for the event — from the likely to the ludicrous — in individual WWDC Wish Lists from each of our contributors! Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference will kick off on June 8th and the company is sure to show off a ton of new and exciting…

Windows’ Cortana coming to iOS

Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant in Windows, is going cross platform. The digital helper, akin to Siri and Google Now, will be available on iOS (and Android) later this year as announced by Microsoft in a blog post today: Today, we’re announcing a Cortana application for Android phones and for iPhones which works as a companion to Cortana on…

Apple planning to include Transit directions in iOS 9 Maps app

Apple is readying a new Transit feature for its Maps application in iOS 9, according to a new report by 9to5Mac. Apple was rumored to be prepping the feature last year, ahead of iOS 8, but pulled Transit support before launch. In iOS 9, Maps is said to contain support for bus, subway and train routing and will use an interface similar to the one…

iOS 8 now running on 82% of devices

iOS 8 adoption continues to steadily creep up. A couple of weeks ago, following the first Apple Watch orders being delivered to customers, we saw the number of devices running the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS jump over the 80% mark and that figure has moved to 82% since then. The data, from Apple’s official App Store Distribution page, shows 82%…