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Did you update to iOS 7 today? [Poll]

Did you update to iOS 7 today? The day we've been waiting on since June has finally arrived; iOS 7 is publicly available to download. Excitement has been building these past few months, and while registered developers have had the chance to play around with it for some time, today is the day...
What happened to the quick Tweet and Facebook post buttons on Control Center in iOS 7?

What happened to the quick Tweet and Facebook post buttons on Control Center in iOS 7?

With iOS 6, Notification Center had two quick button actions, tweet and post to Facebook, that could be reached from anywhere on the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with the downward swipe of a finger. Now, in iOS 7, they're gone. Disappeared. Taken out back and shuttered. So where did they go, and...
How to turn off automatic app updates in iOS 7

How to turn off automatic app updates in iOS 7

If you're running iOS 7 on your iPhone or iPad, you no longer have to manually check for app updates and trigger the installs. iOS can take care of it for you with absolutely no effort on your part. Some of us, however, prefer controlling our updates and may not care for automatic app updates....
How to update from iOS 7 beta or GM to official release version

How to update from iOS 7 beta or GM to official release version

While the iOS 7 Gold Master (GM) released on September 10 should be binary-identical to the General Availability (GA) version released today, September 18, some people seem to want the comfort of getting what everyone else in the world is getting. If you're one of them, or if you're stuck on the...
Apple details security fixes in iOS 7. And there's a ton of them!

Apple details security fixes in iOS 7. And there's a ton of them!

Apple has distributed a list of security fixes in the just-released iOS 7 software update. And it's as long and encompassing as you'd imagine any major platform update would be. I haven't seen them online yet, so I'm reproducing it here for anyone who's urgently interested. When/if Apple posts it...
iOS 7 update

Having trouble downloading iOS 7? Got a 16GB iPhone or iPad? Server error? Here's what to do!

So, iOS 7 is out there, and there's a ton of people trying to download it. As such, we're seeing many reports of folks experiencing issues. Truth is, some of it may just be down to Apple's servers being slammed right now, but there's other issues that you can help resolve yourself. So, here's a...
How to search for apps with Spotlight in iOS 7

How to access and use Spotlight search on your iPhone or iPad

Spotlight is an easy way to find almost anything on your iPhone or iPad. From the field you can search for music and apps, contacts and email messages, and much, much more. Best of all, Spotlight is easily accessible from the Home screen — any Home screen! How to search using Spotlight on your...
iOS 7 is out! Go get it!

iOS 7 is out! Go get it!

That time we've been waiting for since June is finally here - iOS 7 is out in the world. Reports are flooding in that people are able to download the new update. If you've been waiting, fire up Software Update on your phone and do it over the air, or get ready to download the update through...
iOS 7 guide

iOS 7 user guides for iPad and iPod touch now available in iBooks

To accompany the release of iOS 7, Apple has made the official user guides for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch available to download for free from iBooks. Many of us will just dive right in with both feet, but it's nice to know that there's a full compendium of information at our disposal should we...
iOS 7 review

iOS 7 review

Complete review of Apple's completely redesigned iOS 7 software update for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad iOS 7 represents nothing more nor less than a radical rethinking of mainstream multitouch interface. A complete visual departure from previous versions, it focuses on clarity by removing all...
App Store offering up older versions of iOS apps for some, leaves many unanswered questions

App Store offering up older versions of iOS apps for some, leaves many unanswered questions

When iOS 7 hits tomorrow, app compatibility with older versions of iOS will become a thing again, though it looks as if Apple may be about to implement a solution for owners of older hardware. A Reddit thread has emerged, alerting us to some folks being offered a download of an older version of...
iOS 7 appears to be bringing Siri out of beta

iOS 7 appears to be bringing Siri out of beta

Siri is no longer flagged as "Beta" on Apple's Siri product page which may indicate that, two years following its launch alongside the iPhone 4s, the virtual assistant is finally ready for life in the release world. A natural language interface that exists as a layer on top of Apple's mobile...
iCloud Keychain

iCloud Keychain now "coming soon," not shipping with iOS 7?

If you take a trip down the iOS 7 page over on Apple.com an interesting amendment has emerged next to iCloud Keychain that suggests it may not ship with iOS 7 next week. While iOS 7 itself is still technically "coming soon," the only other item specifically labelled this way is iOS in the car,...
iOS 7

iOS 7 Gold Master now available, developers go get it!

As we might have suspected prior to todays iPhone event out in Cupertino, the Gold Master (GM) build of iOS 7 is now available for developers to download. This comes ahead of the public release of iOS 7 on September 18. Registered iOS developers should head into the Apple Developer Center where...
iOS 7 launching on September 18

iOS 7 launching on September 18

Today Apple announced that iOS 7 will be rolled out to iPhone 4 and later, iPad 2 and later, iPad mini, and iPod touch 5th. gen on September 18. If you're wondering what you'll be getting, it's best to check out our full preview of iOS 7. Obviously the big thing is the new user interface focused...
How to unsubscribe from Facebook notifications for a particular status, photo, or page with Facebook for iOS

How to unsubscribe from Facebook notifications for a particular status, photo, or page with Facebook for iOS

Ever comment on someone's Facebook status or photo from your iPhone or iPad only to find the app incessantly bugging you with notifications every time someone else leaves a comment on that particular status or photo? Worse yet, how about page notifications that you don't remember ever signing up...
How to master iBooks for iOS: Top 5 iBooks tips for faster sorting, organizing, reading, and sharing

How to master iBooks for iOS: Top 5 iBooks tips for faster sorting, organizing, reading, and sharing

Master iBooks for iPhone and iPad with these tips and tricks for sorting, organizing, and managing your digital books and documents. iBooks not only lets you read PDF files and ebooks right on your iPhone and iPad, but lets you manage and interact with your reading collection in several...
How to rate a movie or tv show with Netflix for iOS

How to rate a movie or tv show with Netflix for iOS

If you use Netflix on your iPhone and iPad regularly to find and discover new shows and movies, you may take into consideration ratings before you decide what to watch. Contributing to ratings always makes a community a better place and Netflix is no exception. You can even rate shows and movies...
How to manage notification settings for new messages in the Gmail for iOS app

How to manage notification settings for new messages in the Gmail for iOS app

If you have multiple Gmail accounts set up in the Gmail app for iPhone and iPad, you may not need to receive push notifications for new messages for every single account. Luckily with the Gmail app, your options aren't all or nothing. You can easily choose what accounts you'd like to receive...
How to add a label to a message in the Gmail for iOS app

How to add a label to a message in the Gmail for iOS app

If you use Gmail and have labels set up for sorting messages, you can easily access them directly from your iPhone and iPad too. Not only do labels show up so you can view messages tagged with them, but you can add existing labels to new messages right from the app. Here's how: Launch the Gmail...

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