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How to reduce the transparency of keyboards, menus, and more in iOS 7.1

How to reduce the transparency of keyboards, menus, and more in iOS 7.1

One of iOS 7's signature features is "depth" and by that Apple means transparent layers with gaussian blur filters beneath them. While that might look fancy it can also be distracting for some people and, for those with visual impairment, it can be downright confusing and hard to use. Luckily,...
How to subscribe to iTunes Match from your iPhone or iPad

How to subscribe to iTunes Match from your iPhone or iPad

iTunes Match is Apple's music locker service. For $25 a year it lets your store and listen to up to 25,000 songs on Apple's iCloud servers, including songs you've previously ripped from TV. If you have more music than you can comfortably store on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac laptop, iTunes Match is...
iMore show 393: iOS 7.1 Q&A

iMore show 393: iOS 7.1 Q&A

iOS 7.1 is here and Rene and Peter go through all the changes Apple has unleashed and answer all the questions you sent in! Also: iOS 8 maps, transit, TextEdit, and Preview rumors! Subscribe in iTunes: Audio Subscribe in RSS: Audio Download directly: Audio...
iOS 7.1 lets you take some of the magic — and all the motion sickness! — out of your iPhone and iPad

iOS 7.1 lets you take some of the magic — and all the motion sickness! — out of your iPhone and iPad

iOS 7.1 goes a long way towards "fixing" the usability problems some people experienced with the original version of iOS 7 — not by taking a step back but by taking a step diagonally. Apple has always led the industry when it comes to accessibility. With iOS 7, however, the added improvements...
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Have you updated to iOS 7.1 yet?

Have you updated to iOS 7.1 yet? It's been just over 48 hours since iOS 7.1 hit, so have you updated yet? A point update – no matter how much some of us are waiting on it – doesn't usually draw the same excitement as a full blown new iOS version, but there's no denying that a lot of us have been...
Touch ID not working after updating to iOS 7.1? Here's how to fix it!

Touch ID not working after updating to iOS 7.1? Here's how to fix it!

Touch ID is one of the things Apple says they've improved and made more reliable with iOS 7.1. As with any complex piece of software, however, what makes things better for many people can sometimes break it for a few. That seems to be the case with Touch ID and iOS 7.1. A few of our readers have...
Apple's push-to-talk Siri vs. Google's always-listening Now: Which is better?

Apple's push-to-talk Siri vs. Google's always-listening Now: Which is better?

With iOS 7.1 Apple's added a new feature to Siri, their personal digital assistant — the ability to manually control how long Siri listens. The concept is remarkably similar to the old push-to-talk systems, just hold down the Home button, start talking, and then let go of the Home button and Siri...
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iOS 7.1 makes British Siri more human, and female!

iOS 7.1 brought many things for many people, but for us British folks Siri got a noticeable update. Until now, we've been given only one choice for how Siri sounds over here; the robotic sounding male. With iOS 7.1 a few regions, the UK included, got improvements to the quality of the voice...
Apple updates Xcode developer tools, come and get 'em!

Apple updates Xcode developer tools, come and get 'em!

Following Apple's release of iOS 7.1 on Monday, the company updated Xcode, its integrated development environment (IDE) for developers working on Mac and iOS applications. The new version, 5.1, is ready for download from the Mac App Store. New to this release is an Auto Layout constraint...
iPhone 4 owners: Has iOS 7.1 improved performance?

iPhone 4 owners: Has iOS 7.1 improved performance?

Has iOS 7.1 improved performance on your iPhone 4? One of the features Apple lists for the just-released iOS 7.1 software update is "Improved performance for iPhone 4". That's great since previously performance on the was bad enough it had many people desperate to downgrade. That's nothing new...
How to manually control when Siri listens to you with iOS 7.1

How to manually control when Siri listens to you with iOS 7.1

Ever had a time where you're using Siri and your iPhone or iPad doesn't stop listening when you want it to? Maybe someone else is talking or there's noise in the background, but you're done and the wave form just won't stop. Luckily iOS 7.1 solves that problem by letting you control not only when...
How to tell if the shift key is lower case, Upper Case, or CAPS LOCK in iOS 7.1

How to tell if the shift key is lower case, Upper Case, or CAPS LOCK in iOS 7.1

One of the more subtle yet potentially frustrating changes in iOS 7.1 is how the state of the shift key is displayed. Not only isn't it intuitively obvious which state the shift key is in — lowercase, Upper Case, or CAPS LOCK — but it can be downright counter-intuitive to the point that you find...
How to access the list and month combo view in iOS 7.1

How to access the combination list/month view on iOS 7.1

Still upset that Apple took away your month/list combo view in the iOS 7 Calendar app? Well, Apple seems to have listen Apple seems to have listened this time and has brought back the list and month combo view in iOS 7.1 . It's easy to use and a great way to stay on top of all your appointments...
How to install iOS over USB using iTunes

How to install iOS over USB using iTunes

While it's much faster and easier to install iOS updates using the on-device Software Update feature if you backup using iTunes or simply have problems doing an over-the-air install, you can also update using iTunes. How to update iOS using iTunes and a USB cable Back up your device to either...
How to update iOS over-the-air using Software Update

How to update iOS over-the-air using Software Update

When a new version of iOS arrives, the quickest, easiest way to update on-device and over-the-air (OTA) using the Software Update built into Settings app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. You need to be on Wi-Fi, be plugged in or have more than half your battery life remaining, and you need...
iOS 7.1 is out! Update adds CarPlay support, improves Siri, iTunes Radio, more

iOS 7.1 is out! Update adds CarPlay support, improves Siri, iTunes Radio, iPhone 4 performance

Apple on Monday released iOS 7.1 . The new version is available immediately as an over the air (OTA) download. CarPlay, enhancements to Siri and iTunes Radio, and other changes have been made in the new release - including some performance improvement for long-suffering iPhone 4 users. Apple...
iTunes Festival gets a 2014 update

iTunes Festival app gets an update for SXSW, doesn't require iOS 7.1 that you don't have

Earlier this week we wrote about an impending update for the iTunes Festival app that was expected to require iOS 7.1 and thus would mean that iOS 7.1 would be coming soon and that's not what happened at all. Well, the iTunes Festival app did get an update for SXSW with a refreshed design good...
iTunes Festival streaming app coming soon, but requires iOS 7.1?

iTunes Festival app coming next week, is iOS 7.1 coming with it?

The first iTunes Festival is going to kick off in a week at SXSW in Austin and rumor has it Apple will be releasing an app for iPhone and iPad to allow users to stream the content live. According to Daring Fireball the app will require iOS 7.1 , which has yet to even hit gold master status....
iOS 7.1 beta 5 now available; developers, go grab it!

iOS 7.1 beta 5 now available; developers, go grab it!

Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers. If you're a registered iOS developer, you can download it from the Developer Center or over the air on an iOS device with a previous beta installed. To install over the air, go to Settings > General > Software Update, and hit Install....
iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available, developers go get it!

iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available, developers go get it!

Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 4 to developers. Registered iOS developers can download it from the Developer Center or over the air on a device with a previous beta installed. To install over the air, simply go to Settings > General > Software Update, and hit Install. Source: Apple...

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