News tagged ‘iOS’
Apple on Tuesday released iOS 7.1.1 for users worldwide. The update contains no new features; only a bunch of stability improvements and bug fixes.
A new iPhone concept has recently appeared on the Internet. This time it is called iPhone 6 Pro. What is interesting about this device is that it features iController - an accessory for those people who like playing games on their iPhone.
Apple wants major game developers to release their new games exclusively for iOS. This will allow to lure many customers from the competitive platform - Android. The problem is that Google also plans to get the so-called first rights for many games.
Both tech giants promise to promote new games and their developers placing them to all kinds of ratings and lists. Now it’s up to developers to decide what company - Apple or Google - to choose.
Like every Sunday, I have something special for you. It’s a list of the most interesting and the most popular posts of the last week. Are you ready to take a look? If so, let’s begin.
A tiny malicious utility capable of stealing Apple IDs and user passwords has been recently discovered. It is called 'Unflod Baby Panda' and it infects jailbroken iPhones and iPads, so if you use one, you'd better read this post till the end.
According to the latest patent filings published on Thursday by the US Patent and Trademark Office, Apple is planning to develop a new device-unlocking system. This system will allow users to unlock their iOS devices by connecting a set of illuminated dots, so that drawing a custom pattern on the screen of the device. The patent applications are entitled 'Gesture entry techniques'. There're two filings that deal with the new technology, not one, which a bit strange, I guess.
Apple is reportedly working on a new song identification system for iOS 8. The company plans to cooperate with Shazam in order to add a new feature to its native music player, Bloomberg reports. Why do we need such a feature in iOS? To be honest, I don't know.
According to the latest rumors, Yahoo is planning to become Apple's default search engine. The company is already working on two internal projects aimed at improving the search and monetization capabilities. Moreover, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is now preparing a presentation about the new product capabilities. This presentation should convince Apple executives that Yahoo services are what they actually need.
As you probably know, Apple's iTunes Radio is officially available in the USA and Australia. However, it appears that the guys from Cupertino are currently planning to launch their streaming music service in Latin America.
The week has nearly come to an end, so it’s just the time to talk about the most interesting posts of the past seven days.
This week’s top stories deal with iPhone 6 and Apple vs Samsung trial. As you probably know, some sources claim that the next-gen iPhone with 4.7-inch screen will be released in the second half of 2014 and the device with 5.5-inch display will be delayed. Whether it is truth or not we shall see soon.
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will take place in June. Apple yesterday confirmed that the big event will kick off on Monday, June 2nd. The official confirmation was found by journalists in Apple’s latest press release.
Apple on Tuesday updated its iWork for both iOS and Mac with a new read-only sharing mode, Retina graphics support, improved design and a number of other important features. The updated iWork suite apps are currently available on App Store and Mac App Store, so don’t waste your time - go and get them right now.
According to an announcement on Apple’s official website, the company will officially report its financial results in Q2 of 2014 on April 23rd. Over the past months, Apple has neither launched new products, nor released new software. Well, I’m not taking into consideration minor iOS and OS X updates, the release of an 8GB iPhone 5c and updated iPad 4 in several countries. I don’t think these events are crucial for the company.
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.
Like every Sunday, I’ve come up with a list of most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Without wasting time, let’s take a look at these posts.