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iOS 8.0.1 kill the Touch ID and cell service on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? Here's how to fix it!

iOS 8.0.1 kill the Touch ID and cell service on your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? Here's how to fix it!

Apple has just released iOS 8.0.1, a bug fix update for iOS 8. Unfortunately, while the full binary installed from iTunes worked fine, the bit-differential file installed over-the-air via Software Update has left some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with Touch ID and cellular connection issues. Apple...
iOS 8.0.1 cripples Touch ID and cell service

Do not update: iOS 8.0.1 cripples iPhone 6 and 6 Plus by killing Touch ID and cell service

Update: If you've already updated, here's how to restore in iTunes and fix iOS 8.0.1 Touch ID and cell issues. If you haven't, Apple has pulled iOS 8.0.1 — even if it shows as available on your phone, don't do it. Do not install the recently-released iOS 8.0.1 update, especially if you have an...
Apple releases iOS 8.0.1 with slew of bug fixes

Apple releases iOS 8.0.1 with slew of bug fixes [Updated]

Update 1: Getting lots of reports of Touch ID and cell service issues after the 8.0.1 update. If you don't need it now, wait while everyone else troubleshoots. Update 2: If you've already updated, here's how to restore in iTunes and fix iOS 8.0.1 Touch ID and cell issues Just a week after it...
How to make icons, text, and graphics larger with Display Zoom for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

How to make icons, text, and graphics larger with Display Zoom for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus both come equipped with brand new Retina HD displays that can show more content on them than ever. However, just like computer screens, some folks prefer sacrificing seeing more on the screen in favor of actually being able to see it, even if it means sacrificing on...
How to use photo and video extensions in iOS 8

How to use photo and video extensions in iOS 8

There are lots of great photo editing apps available for the iPhone. However, no matter how great they are, you still have to edit in multiple apps at times in order to get the results you want. iOS 8 is aiming to change all that by using the built-in Photos app as a central hub for editing tools...
iPhone to iPhone 6: History in specs

iPhone to iPhone 6: History in specs

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are the latest in a line of Apple phones stretching back to the original in 2007. Year after year, release after release, they've grown bigger, faster, more powerful, and better. You can see it in the specs and feel it in the experience. Now, some people believe...
How to accept a Family Sharing invitation with iOS 8

How to accept a Family Sharing invitation with iOS 8

If you have iOS 8, you have the ability to share all your iTunes purchases with other members of your household with Family Sharing. After you've setup and enabled Family Sharing all you've got to do is invite people. And if you're on the receiving end, you've just got to accept the invitation to...
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Report claims to have the list of bug fixes Apple has in mind for iOS 8.0.1

Apple may have just released iOS 8 to the world less than a year ago but a new report claims to have gotten a hold of the change log of bug fixes that will be part of iOS 8.0.1, the first update for the OS since its launch. MacRumors claims to have gotten a hold of the change log for iOS 8.0.1...
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46% of Apple mobile devices now running iOS 8

Apple recently released iOS 8 and now the company has shared some details on just how the update is performing with regards to platform penetration. According to data from Apple, 46 percent of consumers have updated to iOS 8. As of September 21, while iOS 8 sits comfortably on 46 percent, iOS...
How to use Family Sharing for calendars in iOS 8

How to use Family Sharing for calendars in iOS 8

Family Sharing in iOS 8 makes it easy to share a lot more than just App Store and iTunes purchases. One of the biggest headaches for many families is coordinating schedules. From soccer practices to ballet recitals to a night without the kids, Family Sharing can also help you make sure everyone's...
Skype for iPhone lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iOS 8 lets you choose how to answer right from the notification

Skype for iPhone just got an update to version 5.5 that has enabled interactive notifications in iOS 8. The update allows users to take advantage of the enhanced notification actions, including declining calls, composing responses, and more — all right from the notification. Since Skype...
How to set a keyboard as your default in iOS 8

How to set a keyboard as your default in iOS 8

One of the most popular new features of iOS 8 is the ability to use custom third party keyboards on your iPhone and iPad. Once you find the perfect keyboard for you, odds are you'll want it to be your go-to default for everything. Luckily, there's an easy way to set it as your default so you don'...
Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: Customize how you communicate!

Best custom keyboards for iOS 8: Customize how you communicate!

Now that you've got iOS 8 installed, one of the very first things you should do is try out some new keyboards, right? However, with the flurry of App Store updates that are happening, that's a task in itself. So if you're only interested in the best iPhone and best iPad keyboard apps currently...
Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Having trouble with Wi-Fi calls and Handoff calls? Read this!

Handoff and Wi-Fi calling are two new features of iOS 8 (and the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus). Unfortunately they don't play very well together. If you've run into problems getting Handoff to work right after trying Wi-Fi calling, here's how to fix it. Handoff is a new set of iOS 8 and OS X...
How to use Family Sharing with Find my iPhone

How to use Family Sharing with Find my iPhone

The new Family Sharing feature in iOS 8 not only lets you share iTunes and App Store purchases but also makes it easier for you to track all the devices in your family with the help of Find My iPhone. So next time mom can't find her iPad or dad leaves his iPhone at Starbucks, anyone in your...
How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8

How to use Wi-Fi calling with iOS 8

Wi-Fi calling is a new feature of iOS 8 that's available initially to T-Mobile customers in the United States and EE customers in the U.K. What's more, it's coming to other carriers in the coming months. It lets your iPhone make and receive calls using Wi-Fi instead of depending on your carrier's...
How to use Family Sharing for iTunes and App Store accounts in iOS 8

How to use Family Sharing for iTunes and App Store accounts in iOS 8

Family Sharing is a new feature in iOS 8 that lets your entire family share purchases from both iTunes and the App Store without having to share the same Apple ID. More than that, parents require that younger children ask permission before purchasing content. You can then receive a request and...
Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No, there's no iCloud Drive app

Clearing up the iCloud Drive confusion: No, there's no iCloud Drive app on iOS!

The launch of iOS 8 brought with it the launch of iCloud Drive, and... a whole lot of confusion. Apple stated during the WWDC keynote that while iCloud Drive was coming to both the Mac and iOS, there would not be a standalone iCloud Drive app. That's not a problem with OS X Yosemite because it's...
Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Can't get Continuity calling or Handoff working in iOS 8? Here's the fix!

Continuity and Handoff are both new iOS 8 features that make for a more seamless experience than ever when it comes to using multiple devices. Continuity lets you answer phone calls that come in on your iPhone on your iPad, and soon on your Mac as well through Yosemite. Handoff, one of the major...
Yes, Camera Roll is gone in iOS 8 — Here's where it went and why!

Yes, Camera Roll is gone in iOS 8 — Here's where it went and why!

One of the first things many people noticed yesterday after upgrading to iOS 8 was that the Camera Roll and Photo Stream sections in the Photos app were completely missing. This left many people confused and alarmed as to where their Camera Roll photos went, and understandably so. However, your...

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