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iOS 7.0.2 now available, fixes Lock screen passcode bypass

iOS 7.0.2 now available, fixes Lock screen passcode bypass

Apple has just released iOS 7.0.2 as an over-the-air software update. This should fix any Lock screen bypasses in which users can bypass your passcode and gain access to your device. The update is available for all iOS 7 enabled devices. The exact wording on the update in reference to passcode...
iTunes Radio for iOS review

iTunes Radio for iOS review

Everything you need to know about iTunes Radio for iOS, who it's suited for, and whether or not you should be using it Apple launched iTunes Radio for both iPhone and iPad as part of the Music app in iOS 7. iTunes Radio is Apple's attempt at giving us a streaming music service that's already...
iOS 7 and motion sickness: What you can do, and where you can learn more

iOS 7 and motion sickness: What you can do, and where you can learn more

Is iOS 7 making you motion sick? One of the most amazing new features of iOS 7 is that it's built on top of a physics and particle engine, allowing almost any and every element to come alive with movement - shifting, colliding, bouncing, floating, and more. It looks and feels like a game space...
iOS 7 Safari: Features and bugs HTML5 developers need to be aware of

iOS 7 Safari: Features and bugs HTML5 developers need to be aware of

Safari, Apple's web browser on both Mac and mobile, got a substantial update with iOS 7, including a new interface, new features, and for developers, new API. The latter brings with it some benefits, but apparently a bunch of bugs that need to be avoided, worked around, or otherwise dealt with....
iMore for iOS 7 app coming soon!

iMore for iOS 7 app coming soon!

Yes, we're working very, very hard on an updated iMore app for iOS 7. There's been a ton of work involved, redoing a lot of stuff to make it as iOS 7 cool as we know all of you - and all of us - want it to be. Trying to balance getting it done quickly with getting all the features we want into it...
How's your iOS 7 battery life? [Poll]

How's your iOS 7 battery life? [Poll]

How's your iOS 7 battery life? It's been one week since Apple released iOS 7 - read our complete iOS 7 review - and half-a-week since Apple launched the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c - and that means it's about time we asked you how your battery life is doing on new and old devices alike? Any time a...
Fooling Touch ID is anything but trivial, says security boffin

Fooling Touch ID is anything but trivial, says security boffin

German hacker collective the Chaos Computer Club (CCC) grabbed headlines after showing a method to fool the iPhone 5s's Touch ID fingerprint scanner, but it's nothing that ordinary people need to worry about too much, according to a security expert. CCC hacker Starbug created a fake fingerprint...
iOS 7 upgrades cause some trouble for casual users

iOS 7 upgrades cause some trouble for casual users

It's easy to forget, if you spend your day reading online info about Apple products, that not everyone who uses an iPhone or an iPad is a hardcore user. Many of Apple's customers don't check tech blogs, so iOS 7 - and its many changes - came as a big surprise. And at least in some cases, as an...
PSA: You can no longer downgrade from iOS 7 back to iOS 6!

Sorry folks, you can no longer downgrade from iOS 7 back to iOS 6!

We're getting a lot of inquiries from a lot of people who, for whatever reason, aren't happy with iOS 7 and want to downgrade to iOS 6 with the set of instructions we provided for the original beta. However, that was then and this is now. if you are on the public release of iOS 7 and you're...
iOS 7.1 wants: Faster transitional animations

iOS 7.1 wants: Faster transitional animations

I don't know why iOS 7 transitional animations feel slower than those in previous versions of iOS. But they do. The zoom ins, the carousels, the spin-around, these were never instant things. Yet I never felt like I was waiting of iOS to catch up to me as often as I do now. Maybe the leaps...
Mailbox, Snapchat, or other apps logging you out repeatedly? Suspected bug in iOS 7 background refresh could be to blame!

Mailbox, Snapchat, or other apps logging you out repeatedly? Suspected bug in iOS 7 background refresh could be to blame!

Like much the internet, we're getting flooded with messages from people who're finding themselves repeatedly logged out of Mailbox, Snapchat (we don't judge!), and other apps following the iOS 7 update. Not only can that be tedious, but in some cases the apps demand the entire setup process be...
How to bring the bold fonts back to iOS 7

How to bring the bold fonts back to iOS 7

One of the many visual changes made in iOS 7 over that which came before it is to the font. Slimmer, lighter, and altogether more delicate, there are as many who hate it as there are who love it. For many, a legitimate concern is that the new font is more difficult to read. It doesn't matter how...
More than 200 million devices now running iOS 7, says Apple

More than 200 million devices now running iOS 7, says Apple

Apple released iOS 7 on Wednesday of last week, and now more than 200 million devices are already running the new version of the operating system. The news came as part of a press release announcing the sale of 9 million new iPhone 5s and 5c models. That's quite an uptick from last year, when...
5 battery life fixes for iOS 7 and iPhone 5s!

5 battery life fixes for iOS 7 and iPhone 5s!

iOS 7 is here - we have your complete iOS 7 review to prove it! - and you know what that means, right? Some of you are going to have battery life issues! For some of the people, some of the time, it's simply the cost of the OS updating process, and iOS 7 is no different! So, if your iPhone, iPod...

Whacky iOS 7 app launching bug shrinks, wiggles, relaunches

Whacky iOS 7 bug that causes App Store apps to exit, wiggle, and then relaunch. I tried it on a number of devices, and while it didn't work on Apple's built-in apps, or on legacy iOS 6 apps, it worked consistently on App Store apps updated for iOS 7. Caught on video by Dan Weeks (via Mike Rundle...
How to view timestamps for individual texts and iMessages in iOS 7

How to view timestamps for individual texts and iMessages in iOS 7

The Messages app got a brand new look in iOS 7 and with that came some new features. One of them is the ability to view timestamps for every text or iMessage you send or receive. Previously you only saw sporadic timestamps but now you can see when you send and received each and every message on...
How are you liking iOS 7? [Poll]

How are you liking iOS 7? [Poll]

So how do you like iOS 7? iOS 7 has been out for a few days now - read our complete iOS 7 review and, as always, reaction has been not only off the charts, but all over the map. Cliché collisions notwithstanding, for many people it's been the cleaner, more grown up iOS refresh they've been...
Having trouble with iMessage or FaceTime? Here's the fix!

Having trouble with iMessage or FaceTime? Here's the fix!

iMessage and FaceTime are wonderful, empowering, enabling technologies that... can frustrate the crap out of you at times. One of those times is when you update or restore your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to a new operating system - like millions of people just did with iOS 7 - and it stops...
iOS 7 Roundtable

iOS 7 Roundtable

iOS 7 is a major change to the operating system that runs iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. Not only is it a thorough rethinking of how the iOS user interface should work, but there are profound changes under the hood which pave the way for new generations of apps that work more intuitively and...
iPhone 5s for gamers

Best games for the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

The iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s went on sale today, and ever since iOS 7 was made available, developers all over have been unleashing their newly-optimized apps. As far as gamers are concerned, the biggest addition to iOS 7 is hardware controller support, but there are a lot of smaller tweaks, such...

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