iOS

iOS 8

Why iOS 8 Adoption is Slower Than Normal

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Over the last few years, iPhone and iPad users have been quick to adopt the latest version of Apple’s mobile OS. But iOS 8 seems to be playing out differently. A lot differently. According to multiple sources, iOS 8 downloads have basically flatlined. Mixpanel reports iOS 8 users currently make up 45 percent of total […]

iOS 8

What to Expect from Apple’s iOS 8.1

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Last week, numerous publications (including Ars) reported seeing references to iOS 8.1, 8.2, and 8.3 in their site analytics pages. iOS versions 5, 6, and 7 only saw one major point update apiece during their respective lifespans, so evidence of three different updates being tested simultaneously just weeks after the release of iOS 8.0 came […]

iOS 8

Less Than 50 Percent of iDevices Are on iOS 8

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There are a lot of new desirable consumer-facing features in iOS 8, but it appears that iPhone and iPad users aren’t upgrading to the new version at the same rate Apple has enjoyed before. According to Apple’s own stats on its developer site, only 47 percent of iOS devices visiting the App Store are running […]

iOS Remote

A New Apple Patent Hints at the Future of the iOS Remote

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An Apple patent application published Thursday describes a next-generation iOS Remote app system capable of translating the Apple TV’s UI to smaller format iPhone and iPad screens, while streaming back external content like movie trivia from those same devices. As filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Apple’s patent application for “Browsing remote content […]