Tagged with: iOS

How to Make Sense of Photos in iOS 8

How to Make Sense of Photos in iOS 8

While there are many new features that have been added to both the camera and the photos app on iOS 8 (flagging favorite photos, additional filters, straightening rather than rotating photos, quick access to manual exposure, a timer function and a couple new shooting modes, to name a few), some features have been removed. ...

Apple Pulls Notification Center ‘Launcher’ from App Store

Apple Pulls Notification Center ‘Launcher’ from App Store

Apple doesn’t care for apps that let you launch other apps directly from the Notification Center, and has pulled one of the first apps to take advantage of this new functionality now available in iOS 8 from the iTunes App Store. We took a look at Launcher, the app in question, last week, and found it to be a convenient ...

Apple is Releasing iOS 8.0.2 in the ‘Next Few Days’

Apple is Releasing iOS 8.0.2 in the ‘Next Few Days’

Apple says it's working "around the clock" on a fix to its 8.0.1 update, which went out Wednesday and proceeded to wreak havoc for owners of the company's newest iPhones. Apple now says a working version of that update will be ready "in the next few days." In the meantime, the company has outlined a way to restore both cell ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 25, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 25, 2014

Are you debating whether or not to upgrade to iOS 8? Software launches can be buggy, but iOS 8 can do a bunch of cool things iOS 7 can’t – especially when it comes to texting and typing. The best new addition to iOS 8 may be the option to install a third-party keyboard. That means you can pick up keyboards like Swype, ...

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.1 Update, Pulls it Following New Issues

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.1 Update, Pulls it Following New Issues

Apple pulled the iOS 8.0.1 update from availability, a fix is likely incoming. For now, it appears to only affect iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users. An Apple spokesperson provided us with the following statement: “We have received reports of an issue with the iOS 8.0.1 update. We are actively investigating these reports ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 24, 2014

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 24, 2014

Third-party widgets have been a staple on Android for years, but they’ve finally made their way to iDevices with iOS 8. Sort of, anyway. Apple still won’t let you install widgets to your home screen, but you can add some widgets to your Notification Center. Here’s what to do. First, make sure all your apps are up to ...

How to Fix Your iOS 8 Device’s Wi-Fi (If It’s Acting Weird)

How to Fix Your iOS 8 Device’s Wi-Fi (If It’s Acting Weird)

A platform upgrade always comes with its fair share of bugs, and per Apple Forums, one of the issues popping up with iOS 8 is slow Wi-Fi. But fear not, apparently there's an easy fix. Now, not everyone is experiencing sluggish internet connections on iOS 8—some of our staffers said they were, others didn't notice anything ...

How to Disable the iOS 8 Features You Hate

How to Disable the iOS 8 Features You Hate

By now you've no doubt downloaded and installed the shiny new iOS 8 on every device you own that can take it, but what if Apple doesn't know best? What if some of the new features are a hindrance rather than a help? You can't turn back the clock completely, but you can disable some of the changes ushered in with iOS 8. ...

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 ...