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iOS 8.4 reportedly launching June 30 at 8am PT, Beats 1 at 9am

iOS 8.4 reportedly launching June 30 at 8am PT, Beats 1 at 9am

Apple announced that iOS 8.4 along with its premiere features—a new Music app, Apple Music, Beats 1, and Connect—would be launching on June 30, 2015. The company even created a Facebook event for the launch. Now, however, Ian Rogers, former CEO of Beats and current Senior Director of Apple Music...
Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple has released iOS 8.3 to the public, and users can grab the update either over the air or through iTunes. The third major update for iOS 8, 8.3 adds a number of improvements, including over 300 new and diverse emoji characters. Also added in this update are a number of performance fixes....
iOS 8.3 beta now on AppleSeed, appears to be invitation only

iOS 8.3 beta now on AppleSeed, appears to be invitation only

Apple has started sending out email invitations to some members of the AppleSeed program, inviting them to beta test iOS 8.3. Based on the contents of the email — some of us here received it — it looks like Apple is not doing a full-on public beta like they did for OS X Yosemite, but are instead...
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iOS 8.4 reportedly launching June 30 at 8am PT, Beats 1 at 9am

iOS 8.4 reportedly launching June 30 at 8am PT, Beats 1 at 9am

Apple announced that iOS 8.4 along with its premiere features—a new Music app, Apple Music, Beats 1, and Connect—would be launching on June 30, 2015. The company even created a Facebook event for the launch. Now, however, Ian Rogers, former CEO of Beats and current Senior Director of Apple Music...
iOS 8 sits at an 83% adoption rate, still lagging behind iOS 7 rate

iOS 8 sits at an 83% adoption rate, still lagging behind iOS 7 rate

As it stands right now, iOS 8 has seen an adoption rate of 83%, which falls short of what iOS 7 did. While 83% may sound like a huge number, the adoption rate for iOS 8 still falls behind how quickly iOS 7 was adopted by users. In comparison, the latest Android OS, Lollipop, sits at a 12%...
Is your iPhone or iPad running out of storage space? Here's how to fix it!

Can't download iOS 8? Not enough free space? Here's the fix!

iOS 8 brings the biggest functional increase to the iPhone and iPad since... forever. But it also brings the pain of 4GB of storage you need to free up before you can install it. When you use Software Update to download and install iOS 8, not only do you need the space to store the file, you...
How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

How to fix iOS 8 Unicode Messages crash bug

Here's what you need to know about preventing and recovering from the iOS 8 Unicode crash bug. While Apple is working on a fix for the bug that causes Messages and notifications to crash iOS 8, there are several things you can do right now to help prevent your iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch from...
Having problems with a sluggish iPhone or iPad? Don't be afraid to reset!

Having problems with a sluggish iPhone or iPad? Don't be afraid to reset!

If you're struggling with an iPhone or iPad that isn't working right, restoring it as new can be just what the device ordered! I've had a third-generation iPad — the first Retina Display-equipped model — since it was released. I've never upgraded, not even to the new iPad Air or iPad Air 2...
Apple releases new beta of iOS 8.4 to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple releases new beta of iOS 8.4 to developers and AppleSeed testers

Apple has released their third beta of iOS 8.4 to developers. They have also launched the second beta version for AppleSeed testers. Developers can grab the latest beta of iOS 8.4 from Apple's iOS Developer Center. Additionally, developers, as well as AppleSeed testers, can download the new...
iOS 8 adoption rate ticks up to 81%

iOS 8 adoption rate ticks up to 81%

Apple's latest data shows that iOS 8 is now installed on 81% of devices as of April 27, 2015. When last measured, iOS 8 adoption stood at 77%. While this shows fairly steady continued growth for Apple's latest major release, iOS 8 is still behind iOS 7's adoption rate, which was around 87% at...
Touch ID not working for you post iOS 8.3? Here's the fix!

Touch ID not working for you post iOS 8.3? Here's the fix!

A few of you have written in to say Touch ID isn't working to authorize iTunes or App Store purchases, and/or for third party apps, following the iOS 8.3 update. We've not been able to duplicate the problem on any of our devices, but after helping several people, we have come across what looks...
How to use the new, diverse emoji keyboard on iPhone and iPad

How to use the new, diverse emoji keyboard on iPhone and iPad

iOS 8.3 has over 300 new, more diverse emoji, including five alternate skin tones and thirty two new country flags As part of Apple's ongoing efforts to address diversity, iOS 8.3 includes a much wider array of cultures and ethnicities for face and hand symbols on iPhone and iPad. Face and hand...
Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple releases iOS 8.3 to the public with performance improvements, new emoji, and more

Apple has released iOS 8.3 to the public, and users can grab the update either over the air or through iTunes. The third major update for iOS 8, 8.3 adds a number of improvements, including over 300 new and diverse emoji characters. Also added in this update are a number of performance fixes....

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