Tagged with: iOS

Apple Says 46% of Active iDevices Are on iOS 8 After 5 Days

Apple Says 46% of Active iDevices Are on iOS 8 After 5 Days

The latest official iOS 8 adoption stat comes courtesy of Apple, which has added a note to its App Store Distribution page for developers revealing that the proportion of users that had updated to iOS 8, as of September 21, stood at 46% vs 49% using the prior iOS 7 flavor, and 5% on an earlier iteration of its mobile OS. ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 23, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 23, 2014

One of the most convenient and exciting new features in iOS 8 is “Bundles.” Located in a new section of the App Store, “Bundles” lets developers package together multiple apps that you can download with a single tap. Right now, most of the best-selling bundles are collections of games. For example, the top bundle is ...

iPhone 6 & iOS 8: 10 Hidden Features You Missed

iPhone 6 & iOS 8: 10 Hidden Features You Missed

Apple keynote presentations are a mecca for new product announcements, where CEO Tim Cook and his fellow VPs discuss every little detail of the newest iPhone — well, maybe not every little detail. There is only so much time for Apple to discuss new products, and they only have time to cover the major talking points. ...

Pebble’s Latest Update Adds Emoji, Compass and Better iOS Notifications

Pebble’s Latest Update Adds Emoji, Compass and Better iOS Notifications

2014 is the year of the emoji. Within the last year we've seen an emoji social network, emoji on Twitter, emoji music videos, and even an emoji city. And now, emoji is on your Pebble smartwatch. The feature comes as part of firmware 2.5,which you can install now. The new firmware also includes iOS 8 compatibility and a ...

iOS 8 Pays Careful Attention to When Apps Are Tracking You

iOS 8 Pays Careful Attention to When Apps Are Tracking You

A few weeks ago, the world went crazy when reports surfaced that Facebook Messenger was snooping on you. Reporters, hackers, and users alleged that, because Messenger had the permission to use your camera, monitor your location, or (on Android) read your text messages, that it was doing so all the time. The scare was ...

HealthKit App Support in iOS 8 is Delayed Until the ‘End of the Month’

HealthKit App Support in iOS 8 is Delayed Until the ‘End of the Month’

On Wednesday morning, apps designed to connect to the new iOS HealthKit framework were set to launch alongside the brand new iOS 8, but those apps, hungry for your data about calories and fitness progress, apparently hadn't laced their jogging shoes. Shortly after the new version of iOS launched, developers learned that ...

iOS 8’s Bundles Could Offer Far More Than Cheap Games

iOS 8’s Bundles Could Offer Far More Than Cheap Games

Along with a host of new features in iOS 8 comes a subtle change that could profoundly affect the way iOS apps are sold and marketed. If you check out the App Store on your device, you’ll find a new section called “Bundles,” which gives developers the ability to offer multiple apps in one download. So far, bundles on ...

An Internet Roundup of iOS 8 Tips, Tricks and Guides

An Internet Roundup of iOS 8 Tips, Tricks and Guides

Just about every other tech site is posting awesome things you can do with iOS 8. Instead of re-posting them all individually, here's a collection, plus a brief synopsis. Have fun! Widgets Did you know iOS 8 has widgets? It's true! Giga OM put together a handy guide, and Gizmodo did, too. The widgets aren't nearly as ...

If You’re on iOS 8, Apple Won’t Hand Your Data Over to Police

If You’re on iOS 8, Apple Won’t Hand Your Data Over to Police

Apple said Wednesday night that it is making it impossible for the company to turn over data from most iPhones or iPads to police — even when they have a search warrant — taking a hard new line as tech companies attempt to blunt allegations that they have too readily participated in government efforts to collect user ...

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

Switching from Android to iOS? Let Apple’s Guide Help

With iOS 8 launching on Wednesday, Apple has posted a new guide on its website detailing the best way for Android switchers to move content from their old device to their new iPhone. The detailed guide includes instructions on transferring Mail, Contacts, Calendars, Photos, Videos, Music, Books, Documents, and Apps and ...