News tagged ‘iOS 5’
iOS Adoption Rate Continues to Grow Steadily - Apple
According to the official figures on the App Store usage published by the guys from Cupertino earlier this week, iOS 8 adoption rate has risen 1% over the period of time between December 8th and December 22nd and now is equal to 64%. Although the adoption rate rises not as fast as the adoption rate of iOS 7 last year, it grows steadily and that is the point.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
It's Sunday today, which means it's time for me to tell you about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
As the iPhone 6 and the iWatch releases draw near, more and more rumors surface on the Internet that deal with these gadgets.
Hackers Managed to Downgrade iPhone 4S From iOS 7.1 to iOS 5.1.1 Without SHSH Blobs?
Hackers from doulCi Team managed to downgrade the Phone 4S running iOS 7.1 to iOS 5.5.1 without SHSH blobs. It should be noted, however, that there’s no confirmation of this fact neither from hackers, nor from other trustworthy sources yet.
What we have now is a short video showing the iPhone after downgrade. I must admit, it looks fully functional. The video is available below.
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Updated Auxo 2 Jailbreak Tweak to Be Released on April 2nd
A3 tweaks, a group of hackers behind Auxo, a tweak that allowed to extend the functionality of the app switcher in iOS 5 and iOS 6, has announced the Auxo 2 - an updated jailbreak tweak compatible with iOS 7. Take a look.
iOS 7.0.6 Adoption Rate Reaches 13.3% in Just 48 Hours After Release
According to the latest report from Chitika Insights, Apple’s iOS 7.0.6 managed to reach 13.3% of adoption in the United States and Canada only 48 hours after the release. The reason for so many users to upgrade was an important security improvement. As you probably know, the guys from Cupertino fixed the vulnerability that allowed hackers to attack the secure SSL connection without any warning for the device user.
Best Apps of the Week - Vine
You probably know that most of the Vine videos are shot using the iPhone. Simple and intuitive iOS app interface, good-looking design are probably among the main reasons for that. And now the application has become even better - it has been updated with stability improvements and a couple of useful features.
Pinterest App has been Updated Recently
Pinterest app for iOS has been updated with a bunch of new features and stability improvements. According to the App Store description:
Pinterest is a tool to find your inspiration and share it with others. Use it to collect things you love, organize and plan important projects, and more.
Skype for iPhone and iPad Updated to Match iOS 7 Design
Skype for both iPhone and iPad has been updated recently to match the completely redesigned iOS 7.
Facebook App has been Optimized for iOS 7
Another app has been optimized for iOS 7. This time it’s Facebook, so if you’re an active social media user, read the rest of this article to find out what new features one can find in the application.
Tumblr App's Updated with Push Notifications for Likes, Reblogs, Replies, New Followers and More
Tumblr app for iOS has been updated recently with push notifications for likes, reblogs, replies, new followers and the ability to monitor the latest activity on your blog.
Google Translate App Has Been Updated
Google Translate for iOS has been updated recently. Now you can translate various texts between more than 70 languages on the go and with no effort at all.
Facebook Messenger for iOS Updated
Facebook Messenger for iOS has been updated with a bunch of useful features. It now supports new languages - Croatian, Hungarian and Slovakian, opens your chats faster and works more stable.
Asphalt 8: Airborne is Free for This Weekend
Rejoice all those, who like playing games on the iPhone or iPad! One of the best racing games ever created - Asphalt 8: Airborne - is available for free this weekend! Don’t waste your time and visit the App Store right now.
Amazon Releases Kindle App Update
AMZN Mobile LLC has released a ‘pre-iOS 7’ update for Kindle app recently. It fixes some compatibility issues that can prevent you from upgrading to the Apple’s seventh mobile operating system, so if you enjoy reading books and plan to continue doing this - you should install the version 3.9.2 on your iPhone or iPad.
The list of improvements is not actually a list at all - here’s what you can find in the ‘What’s New’ section on the App Store:
This is a fix for a Kindle issue with the upcoming iOS 7. OS upgrade that may cause customers to have to re-register and re-download books from Amazon. Please download and install - this is a required update before upgrading to iOS 7.
Kindle app for iOS is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad and requires iOS 5.0 or later.
One can download the app for free from the App Store right now.
VLC for iOS is Updated With Numerous New Features
VLC player for iOS has been updated recently with numerous new features and bug fixes. For those who don’t know - VLC is one of the most popular media players ever created. It supports most formats and has a very simple and intuitive interface.