10 iOS 9 Features Apple Stole from Android

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Today Apple took the stage at its annual WWDC conference and announced iOS 9, an upcoming software update that will replace iOS 8 for most iPhone and iPad users. And while Samsung and Android steal features from Apple, they aren’t the only ones, and Apple also steals or borrow features from the competition. Competition is […]

iOS 8.1.2 Release Date Arrives

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Moments ago Apple announced and released iOS 8.1.2, a new version of its software for iPhones and iPads that fixes a huge issue that users have complained about since the arrival of iOS 8 and the iPhone 6. Reports of an iOS 8.1.2 update surfaced this morning after some users noticed that their iPhone was […]

iOS 7.1 Release Poised to Fix 5 Big iOS 7 Problems

The biggest iOS 7.1 fix is to crashing issues.

The iOS 7.1 release is weeks away according to the latest rumors. Thanks to the iOS 7.1 beta program developers are already using the new software and we know many iOS 7 problems that iOS 7.1 will fix. iPhone and iPad users continue to complain about iOS 7 problems that appeared in September and with […]

iPhone, Android & iPad Gaming Overtake PSP Vita & Nintendo DS

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Although Sony’s intent to cut the price of PlayStation Vita and it’s memory cards didn’t completely come out of nowhere, a new report on iOS & Google Play Store games revenue points to another reason for the new pricing changes. The world’s two largest mobile platforms are devouring mobile gaming market share, and unfortunately for […]

As Bing Apps Arrive and Windows Phone Sales Thrive, the iPhone Stalls

Just as Microsoft is announcing new Bing Apps meant to bolster the user experience on its mobile platform, new market share numbers seem to indicate that Windows Phone is finally starting to affect one of the biggest players in the smartphone market: Apple. The additions to the Windows Phone Store were detailed today on the […]

iOS 7 Beta 5 Release Surprises & Enhances

The iOS 7 beta 5 release surprises, arriving on a Tuesday with new enhancements.

The iOS 7 beta 5 release landed today just a week after Apple recovered from a Developer Center outage and released the iOS 7 beta 4. Previous rumors suggested Apple was aiming for an iOS 7 beta 5 release on August 12th, but it looks like Apple is making up for lost time with a […]

iOS 7 Will Support Game Controllers

Turn-by-turn walking directions could mean an improved accelerometer.

iOS 7, the coming update to the mobile software that powers Apple’s iPhone and iPad devices will add support for external third-party controllers for gaming. The news, which came today during Apple’s keynote at its World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, will mean that users will no longer have to rely on onscreen […]

How to Enable Passbook in iOS 6 Beta

How to Enable Passbook in iOS 6 Beta

iOS 6 is available to iPhone and iPad users in beta form but one of the software’s new features, Passbook, still is lacking functionality. However, those that want to look at how it will work can now do so using a clever little workaround. When Apple announced iOS 6 back at WWDC 2012, it also […]

iOS 6: iPhone Maps Recommend Swimming in the San Francisco Bay

Apple has a lot of work to do on its new iPhone Maps

At WWDC 2012, Apple announced its next piece of mobile software, iOS 6. And while the final version of the software won’t arrive until the fall of this year, likely alongside the iPhone 5, the company has released the iOS 6 beta to developers. Users who have access to iOS 6 beta also have access […]

iOS 6 Beta Jailbreak Successful, Don’t Expect Release Soon

iOS 6 Beta Jailbreak Successful, Don't Expect Release Soon

iOS 6 Beta has been jailbroken just a day after Apple announced iOS 6 at its WWDC 2012 conference in San Francisco. MuscleNerd, a member of the iPhone Dev Blog team, has confirmed the good news through Twitter saying that while he has crafted a tethered jailbreak for iOS 6 beta, the release of the […]

iOS 6 Not Coming to Original iPad

iOS 6 Not Coming to Original iPad

Apple has announced iOS 6 for the iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch but the software won’t be coming to all versions of those devices. Specifically, those who own the original iPad won’t be getting the update. While Apple announced that the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch, iPad 2 and the third-generation […]

iOS 6 Release Date Pegged for Fall

The next big update for the iPhone 5 should be iOS 7.

While Apple unveiled iOS 6 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch and released the beta version of the software for developers today, the actual release of the operating system for consumers won’t arrive until the fall of 2012. Apple, per usual, did not give the software an official release date only saying that the […]

iOS 6 Coming to iPhone 3GS

iOS 6 Coming to iPhone 3GS

Apple has announced iOS 6 and it will be coming to Apple’s iPhone 3GS when it gets released later this year. Many iPhone 3GS owners may have been worried that iOS 6 and its 200 new features including a new Maps service, Facebook integration and more would not be coming to the device but Apple […]

iOS 6 Beta Coming Soon

iOS 6 Beta Coming Soon

It appears that Apple is gearing up to release iOS 6 beta based on code strings found within an iCloud beta website that Apple is working on. First discovered by 9to5Mac, the website beta.icloud.com revealed a beta version of an iCloud.com website that revealed Apple’s plans for new web-based Reminders and Notes applications. The site […]

iOS 5.1 Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

iOS 5.1 Now Available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

The iPad announcement has come and gone but that wasn’t the only big reveal that came from Apple’s event at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. In addition to the iPad, Apple also announced a major update to its mobile operating system in iOS 5.1 which will be bringing a number of new features […]

iOS 5 on iPhone 3GS: Final Impressions and Performance

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Shortly after Apple released iOS 5, I loaded it up onto my iPhone 3GS and expected a chaotic, sluggish experience. However, as you might know, my first impressions of iOS 5 were much different. I was pleasantly surprised with how well the software ran on my two year old phone and I began recommending the software to […]

Poll: Has Your iOS 5 Upgrade Gone Smoothly?


Today was supposed to be a fantastic day for those with an iPhone, an iPad or an iPad touch. And that’s because today is iOS 5 launch day, a day that many of you have been waiting for since WWDC 2011 or longer. Myself included. Unfortunately, the upgrade process has been anything but smooth for […]

Apple Reportedly Disabling Non-Developer Devices Running iOS 5

iOS 5

According to a report from KarthikK.net, Apple has apparently begun closing the accounts of developers that have sold off early access to Cupertino’s latest and greatest software, iOS 5. You may remember, shortly after the June announcement, we presented a number of ways for you to get iOS 5 on your iDevice. Turns out, Apple’s […]

Android: 130 Million Devices Worldwide, 550,000 Activations Daily

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It’s no secret that Android is on a meteoric rise in the mobile world and today’s numbers from Google’s second quarter earnings call only solidify what we’ve already know. The numbers? They are absolutely mind boggling. Google’s Android platform now boasts an army of approximately 130 million devices worldwide and the software is seeing 550,00 […]

iPad 2 Jailbreak Arrives for Some Users

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An iPad 2 jailbreak has been a long time coming but it appears that the day has finally arrived, at least for some iPad 2 owners. JailbreakMe 3.0, has apparently been leaked by a private beta tester and is now readily available for installation. The only problem is, you’ll need to be on iOS 4.3.0. […]