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Apple Releases iOS 8.1 Beta to Developers for Testing





Apple on Monday released iOS 8.1 to developers for testing. As you probably know, iOS 8.1 is one of the three versions of the mobile operating system the guys from Cupertino are currently working on. The release comes several days after the release of iOS 8.0.2, which contained a wide number of bug fixes.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014. 0:48

Apple Currently Testing Three New iOS 8 Versions?



According to the latest reports from people familiar with the matter and according to the recent web traffic data, the guys from Cupertino are currently testing three iOS 8 versions. This may indicate that Apple has come up with a new strategy of updating its mobile operating system. Earlier, a major update was released once in at least 5 or 6 months. For example, iOS 7 was released in September, 2013 and iOS 7.1 that contained the support of CarPlay, surfaced only in March of 2014. Taking into account the fact that Apple is already testing iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3, it appears that the new versions of iOS may be released alongside new product launches.


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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014. 13:54

It Is Now Impossible to Downgrade to iOS 7.1.2



Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 8.0.1 and iOS 8.0.2, which contained a number of important fixes for Phone, Keyboard, Safari, Sharing, SMS/MMS messages, Photo Library and VPN. After seeding the new iOS 8 version to customers worldwide, the guys from Cupertino finally stopped signing iOS 7.1.2 firmware version. This means that all those people who migrated to iOS 8 or later no longer can downgrade.


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Sunday, September 28th, 2014. 19:15

iOS 8 Adoption Rate Reaches 46% Week After Release



It has been nearly a week since Apple released its iOS 8 to users worldwide. Six days after the release, the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is installed on 46% of all the iOS devices connected to the App Store. Well, at least this is what the guys from Cupertino say.


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Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 1:28

iOS 8 Users Encounter Issues with Slow Wi-Fi and Poor Battery Life



According to the latest report from reliable sources, iOS 8 users are currently complaining about problems with Wi-Fi and battery life of the devices running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. In particular, a number of iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display and iPhone 5s owners as well as those who have recently purchased the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus complain that they experience difficulties in connecting to Wi-Fi network. Moreover, the battery of the devices running iOS 8 drains incredibly quickly.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014. 0:41

Apple Officially Releases iOS 8 to Users Worldwide



Apple on Wednesday released iOS 8 to users worldwide. As it was expected, the new mobile operating system brings lots of improvements and bug fixes. Apart from that, it is far more secured and efficient and can boast lots of new features. The most noticeable among them are the widely-rumored Health app, QuickType, the support of third-party keyboards, updated Mail, Photos, Camera and Safari and the apps like Continuity, Handoff, AirDrop, Instant Hotspot, which were previously unavailable for users.


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Thursday, September 18th, 2014. 21:20

Apple Releases iOS 8 GM to Developers for Testing



As you probably know, Apple’s iOS 8 will become available for users worldwide on September 17th. Ahead of the release for public, the guys from Cupertino have released a final beta version of iOS to developers for testing. The Gold Master seed contains several bug fixes and stability improvements that influence the efficiency of the new mobile operating system.


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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014. 14:24

Specifications: iPhone 6 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S5 and LG G Pro 2



Phones have been getting bigger and bigger. We've already compared iPhone 6 with it's main competitors. Now it's time to take a look at big screens, it is iPhone 6 Plus time.

We decided to compare iPhone 6 Plus with Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and LG G Pro 2.


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Wednesday, September 10th, 2014. 0:36

Specifications: iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G3 and HTC One M8



iPhone 6 looks cool, have lot's of new features. Now let's take a look at specifications: iPhone vs other modern smartphones. We've stacked up the new iPhone against the latest and greatest its competitors have to offer, so check out the numbers and other internals of the iPhone 6 versus the Samsung Galaxy S5, LG G3 and the HTC One (M8) for Windows.


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iOS 8 will be released on September 17th



iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus needs new iOS 8 that is on the way as well. Apple just confirmed the next-gen operating system will arrive next week, on September 17th. It will be free as usual. The compartible device list includes every iPhone from the 4s on, every iPad starting with the iPad 2, and the fifth-generation iPod touch.


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iOS 7 Is Installed on 91% of Devices, Latest Android Version - Only on 21%



According to the latest report from reliable sources, iOS 7 is currently installed on 91% of working devices. This means that the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system has a lower level of fragmentation if compared to Android, the latest version of which is installed only on nearly 21% of the smartphones. The data that deals with the rate of adoption of new versions of popular operating systems and the level of their fragmentation has been recently shared by a research firm called OpenSignal.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014. 23:42

Apple Releases iOS 8 Beta 6 to Select Partners



According to the latest reports from BGR, the guys from Cupertino have recently released iOS 8 Beta 6 to select partners. It should be noted, however, that this is still not a gold master seed of the mobile operating system. Very soon, Apple is expected to release a final version of iOS 8 to developers for testing and after that, probably on September 9th, the new version of iOS will become available for all users worldwide.


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Tuesday, August 19th, 2014. 22:54

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 to Developers



Apple has earlier today seeded OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 6 to developers for testing. According to the latest reports from reliable sources, the new version of Apple’s operating system for Macs contains a wide number of important improvements and bug fixes.


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Another OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 Beta Is Out



Just several days after releasing the previous version, Apple has seeded a new beta of OS X Mavericks 10.9.5 to developers for testing. The update contains a number of minor improvements and bug fixes aimed at making the operating system more stable. This beta contains no new features, this was confirmed by a number of developers from all over the world.


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Sunday, August 10th, 2014. 1:56

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5 to Developers



Aside from iOS 8, Apple on Monday released OS X Yosemite Developer Preview 5. Just like the latest iOS 8 beta, the new version of the operating system for Macs contains a large number of improvements, important bug fixes and several new features.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014. 22:58