Tag Archives: Software

Opinion: The lack of Apple software quality on iOS

Ever since iOS 7 there has been a major issue in the system, yet nobody is really addressing the issue. Maybe it’s because it’s not a large enough issue, or maybe these so-called “tech reviewers” don’t perceive the issue. In either case, there hasn’t been much coverage on the issue and I’d like to give it some exposure. Frame drops. Last…

Report: Apple has moved its car operations to Canada

Bloomberg reports that Apple has hundreds of software engineers in Canada working on a car operating system. This is a rare case for Apple as the company has a tendency to keep all of its operations within reach of its Cupertino, California headquarters. According to the report, Apple has been hiring over the past year with “two dozen” coming from…

Apple releases iOS 10.0.2 to the public

With the official iOS 10 release (iOS 10.0.1) being out for a little over a week, Apple has now released iOS 10.0.2 to the public. According to Apple, this release fixes the Lightning audio issue that would prevent audio playback controls after five minutes of inactivity. Apple also notes that it fixes an issue with iCloud Photo Library force quitting…

Apple to ramp up iCloud backup encryption and iOS security

Today, the New York Times and Financial Times are reporting that Apple engineers are now actively developing and testing new encryption methods for iCloud backups and iPhone hardware. The goal is to have a device that even Apple couldn’t break in to if they were asked again to create an iPhone backdoor. This would not only close the gate for FBI…

Main Changes in iOS 7.1 – Overview

Cam takes you through the main user interface and feature changes within iOS 7.1. We’ve been keeping an eye on developments for a few months here at TiP. And now that it’s finally official, we know all the added design elements and abilities are here to stay (until iOS 8 at least). Among the new changes are the more rounded UI elements in the phone app,…

iTunes 11.1.5 released with bug fixes

Apple, today released the latest incremental update to its iTunes desktop app. Version 11.1.5 includes iBooks compatibility improvements and a handful of bug fixes, including a fairly serious one that would cause it to crash without reason. It’s available in the Mac App Store now as a free…

LinkedIn Intro launches, includes iOS Mail integration

For fans of the professional social network LinkedIn, the company has just released a brand new software creation that will link your iOS Mail to your LinkedIn account and sync all of your contacts as well. What is different about this is it’s actually not an app. It is a download that will ask permission in settings for access to your mail, and then…