Tag Archive | "iOS"

Apple’s iPhone takes top spot for global mobile internet usage

Monday, February 4, 2013

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9to5 Mac reports: Web analytics firm StatCounter is out today with updated stats for the month of January 2013. When it comes to Internet usage, iPhone users this month held the No. 1 spot as Nokia experienced a significant decline during 2012. With Nokia’s share of mobile internet usage down 15.52-percent from 37.67-percent last January [...]

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Nearly 60% of all iOS devices ever sold are running iOS 6

Monday, January 28, 2013

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Apple today released iOS 6.1, an update which includes wider LTE  carrier support, the ability to purchase movie tickets from Fandango via Siri, and also the ability to download individual songs via iTunes Match. This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: - LTE support for more carriers (complete list of supported carriers at www.apple.com/iphone/LTE/) [...]

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Apple’s earnings from the viewpoint of an iOS developer

Saturday, January 26, 2013

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Yeah yeah, Apple’s record breaking earnings didn’t leave the folks on Wall Street singing Apple’s praises. But if we take a step back and discard that investor BS for a second, the sheer volume of iOS devices Apple sold last quarter is breathtaking: 47.8 million iPhones, 22.9 million iPads, and 7.9 million iPod Touches. That’s [...]

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New iPhone hardware and iOS 7 starting to appear in developer logs

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

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Well that was quick. Developers are already reporting seeing evidence of new iPhone hardware and iOS software in their usage logs. A number of developers contacted The Next Web and told them that they’ve been seeing references to ‘iPhone6,1′ data strings running iOS 7. As a quick primer, Apple designates its hardware data strings as [...]

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MLB sees impressive adoption of digital ticketing via Passbook in iOS 6

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

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While some companies are trying in vain to hasten the proliferation of NFC enabled smartphones, Apple, per usual, has chosen to go its own route. Rather than release an NFC-equipped iPhone, the company instead introduced a new feature dubbed Passbook in iOS 6. Passbook enables users to store tickets for various activities and events, from [...]

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Apple talks Maps complaints as Mapping team remains “under lockdown” to address problems

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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Apple’s new Maps app has already received a lot of criticism and iOS 6 is barely 24 hours old. To that end, Apple released a public statement via All Things D where it essentially calls Maps a work in progress. Customers around the world are upgrading to iOS 6 with over 200 new features including [...]

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Comprehensive iOS 6 reviews

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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iOS 6 is out and in the wild, and if you wanna find out what all the fuss is about, these comprehensive reviews should do the trick. Dollars to donuts, you’re not going to find a more comprehensive review than Rene Ritchie’s iOS 6 review over at iMore: Compared to previous versions of iOS, and [...]

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Apple releases iOS 6, get it while it’s hot

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

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MacRumors reports: As expected, Apple has just released iOS 6 to the public, making the download available to users of recent iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch models. Users can obtain the update either by connecting their devices to iTunes and clicking the “Check for Update” button or checking for over-the-air updates on their devices via [...]

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Researcher highlights SMS security flaw in iOS

Friday, August 17, 2012

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A security researcher based out of the UK put up a blog post late this week publicizing a security flaw in Apple’s iPhone SMS app. According to the post, put up by “pod2g”, Apple’s current version of its SMS app makes it easy for a malicious individual to send a text message from a spoofed [...]

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iOS 6 will let users wake up to their favorite songs

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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There’s good news for the multitude of iPhone users who rely on their iOS device to help them get up in the morning. One of the many new features in iOS 6 – scheduled to drop in late September alongside the new iPhone 5 – will be the ability to choose songs from one’s iTunes [...]

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Fourth iOS 6 beta includes toggle for “Wi-Fi Plus Cellular” option

Saturday, August 11, 2012

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By all accounts, Apple will unveil the iPhone 5 on September 12 to be followed by an official launch 9 days later on Friday, September 21. And along with some schmancy new hardware, we’ll also see the release of Apple’s next-gen mobile OS – iOS 6. Apple in recent days has seeded the fourth beta [...]

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iOS 6 is scaleable up to 640×1136 display

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

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After doing some digging in the recently released iOS 6 beta and playing around and tweaking the iOS Simulator app, 9to5Mac discovered that the upcoming Apple iOS scales up to a 640×1136 display. Today, we have found more proof that Apple is at least testing next-generation iPhone displays that are taller. In fact, iOS 6 [...]

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