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'iPhone slow' explained: The truth about iOS updates

'iPhone slow' explained: The truth about iOS updates

The charge that iOS updates deliberately slow down older iPhones gets regurgitated every so often. It's a sensational charge so it gets sensationalized. Most recently some research into correlation vs. causation in big data analytics and how it shouldn't be misinterpreted was — wait for it —...
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iOS 8 Gold Master seeded for developers

Apple announced that iOS 8 will be available for everyone starting September 17, but for those on the beta track the gold master should be available shortly (edit — it's live now). The update will be available starting now through the Apple Developer Portal. A gold master is the last hurrah of...
iOS 7.1.2 update freezing on you? There's a reboot fix for that!

iOS 7.1.2 update freezing on you? There's a reboot fix for that!

Apple released the iOS 7.1.2 update earlier today and it seems for some people trying to install via Settings > General > Software Update, things are freezing before they finish. Over-the-air (OTA), on-device updates are typically the easiest, fastest way to update, but freezes are the...
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Apple's HealthKit program is now being tested at two US university hospitals

We are starting to get a better look at how Apple's HealthKit will work thanks to a couple of trials being run at two U.S. hospitals. The trials are meant to improve the accuracy and speed at which HealthKit records data. Both Stanford University Hospital and Duke University are running these...
Apple beefs up device security with iOS 8

Apple beefs up device security, closes 'back door' exploits with iOS 8

Apple has made some important security upgrades with the iOS 8 gold master, making it harder to scrape data from iPhones and iPad. A number of iOS services are more guarded, and a couple of wireless vulnerabilities have been addressed. For example, third-party application data can no longer be...
iOS 8 SMS sharing between iOS devices will now arrive in October

iOS 8 SMS sharing between iPhone and iPad will now arrive in October

Apple has made a slight change to its website detailing continuity in iOS 8, with a note that the handoff of SMS/MMS between iOS devices will now be coming in October. No mention is made on the site about a new date for iOS 8's voice call handoff feature, so it seems like that might come with the...
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Apple's Swift programming language reaches GM status on iOS

Apple has just announced that its Swift programming language, which it first introduced at WWDC 2014 in June, has now reached GM status for iOS. This means that third party developers can now submit apps that use Swift to the iTunes App Store. Apple added, "Whether your app uses Swift for a...
Apple asks developers to start sending in iOS 8 apps for App Store approval

Apple asks developers to start sending in iOS 8 apps for App Store approval

Hot in the heels of Apple's iPhone 6 launch with new Retina Display screen sizes and resolutions, along with additional iOS 8 functionality, Apple is now asking developers to submit and update their apps for iOS 8. As iOS 8 will be launching on September 17th, Apple likely wants to have...
iOS 8

iOS 8 Gold Master seeded for developers

Apple announced that iOS 8 will be available for everyone starting September 17, but for those on the beta track the gold master should be available shortly (edit — it's live now). The update will be available starting now through the Apple Developer Portal. A gold master is the last hurrah of...
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Apple announces iOS 8 available for download on September 17

Apple has announced that iOS 8 will be available for download on existing iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch models starting on September 17. This brings the new QuickType keyboard, Family Sharing, Health app, iCloud Drive, and HomeKit to the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPod touch 5th...
iOS 8 release date set as September 17

iOS 8 release date set as September 17

We learned at today's iPhone 6 event that iOS 8 will be a free update available on September 17 for the iPhone 4s, and everything launched since then. If you're curious to hear what's new, dig into our massive series on iOS 8: Explained.
iPhone 6 event liveblog! (Replay)

iPhone 6 event liveblog! (Replay)

We're live at Apple's 2014 iPhone event where we expect to see the iPhone 6 announced, iOS 8 go gold master, and the iWatch get teased. The event starts at 10am PT/1pm ET. You can watch it live at apple.com/live but you'll want to keep this page open beside it so you don't miss a moment of our...
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Microsoft said to be adding share extension support to OneNote for iOS 8

It looks like Microsoft could support share extensions in its OneNote app after the release of iOS 8. The extension would allow users to save websites, attachments, and more to their OneNote notebook using the standard iOS share sheet. An apparently leaked Microsoft video details the extension,...

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