iBoot source code for iOS 9 shows up online in ‘biggest leak in history’
It didn’t take Apple long to convince GitHub to take down leaked source code for a core iOS 9 component, but according to security experts, the damage may have been done.
Seven weeks in, ‘only’ 52 percent of active iPhones and iPads run iOS 11
The majority of iDevice users are already on iOS 11, but the latest platform version isn’t spreading anywhere near as fast as iOS 10 and 9.
That iPhone slowdown over time may be more slight than you think
At least, on benchmarks, anyways. But the data shows that performance on the iPhone 5s stays relatively consistent between multiple iOS versions.
Apple discloses actual iOS 10 adoption rate, and it’s not as impressive as we thought
Third-party market research firms were apparently way too optimistic about early iOS 10 adoption, confirmed at “only” 54 percent by Apple.
iOS 10 adoption comfortably outpaces all previous versions, already at over 66 percent
Around two thirds of all iOS users are reportedly already on the mobile platform’s latest build, iOS 10, embracing it faster than iOS 9 last year.
iOS 10 share nearing half as it overtakes iOS 9
As of 10pm Eastern on September 28, 2016, iOS 10 registered a 49.97 percent usage share on all iPhones and iPads. It took 15 days to get here.
New report claims gray hat hackers, not Cellebrite, helped crack San Bernardino iPhone
It’s likely the FBI got “gray hat” hackers to decrypt the security on the San Bernardino iPhone 5c instead of the previously rumored mobile forensic firm.
iPhone SE vs iPhone 6s: Which should you buy?
It has the same CPU and camera as the iPhone 6S, for $250 less, but what compromises are there? Here’s a quick iPhone SE vs 6S comparison!
No joke: iOS 9.3 deemed ‘most stable new release in years’, less crash-prone than Android 6.0
A mobile app analytics firm surprisingly claims iOS 9.3 is less crash-prone than all previous iOS 9 versions, plus Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
iOS 9.3 beta 7 release most likely anticipates next week’s public rollout
iOS 9.3 can’t be more than a few days away from a public release, as its seventh beta update makes its way to developers and testers.
Night Shift mode stiffens in iOS 9.3 beta 4 and 5
The feature that adjusts an iPhone’s display for easier reading in the dark gets some new tweaks that some testers will not like.
iPhone Error 53 Touch ID security ‘feature’ could yield legal nightmare for Apple
Law firms in both the US and UK are joining disgruntled iPhone 6 owners whose devices succumbed to Error 53, threatening class action against Apple.
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The three best smartphone features (that haven’t taken off)
The best smartphone features of 2016 are the ones you’re not using – and in some cases, you’re better off.
3 Microsoft Office apps and OneNote get 3D Touch, Apple Pencil functionality
And they also get that Apple Pencil going on, too. There are actually a bunch of new features to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and even OneNote to get to.
Code strings in iOS 9 hint at move away from headphone jacks, future optical networking
Does this iOS 9 text string support rumors of the vanishing iPhone 7 headphone jack, and will another string point at a future Apple networking plan?
Apple faces class action lawsuit from iPhone 4s owners with iOS 9 issues
“Planned obsolescence” is a tired old phrase and a favorite of Apple…
Apple delivers iOS 9.2 update to the public with oodles of bug fixes
Once again, stability is the primary objective of a software update from Apple, with iOS 9.2 brimming of general system improvements and specific bug fixes
Mozilla sunsets Firefox OS smartphones, gives rise to Focus ad blocker
Mozilla imaged an entirely new development medium for those who were interested…
Apple iPad Pro review (tablet-only edition)
Apple’s newest tablet is a goliath of a device with a price tag approaching MacBook territory. Is it the future of computing, or just an oversized iPad?
Family blames $2,000 cell phone bill on Apple’s WiFi Assist
Apple said not to worry about WiFi Assist data overages, but this SF family begs to differ.
iOS 9 adoption rate reaches 66 percent in less than two months
iOS 9, the newest major update to Apple’s mobile platform, has managed to climb to impressive adoption heights in record time.
Split View multitasking for all if you jailbreak your iOS 9 device
Apple introduced native multi-pane app tasking to iOS 9 before Android will.…
Twitch video streaming app integrates iOS 9’s iPad multitasking features
iOS 9-running iPads gain advanced multitasking features in Twitch, with the latest update to the uber-popular video streaming app.
iPhone 6s review: reinventing the Multi Touch, not the wheel
The S cycle is an interesting part of the iPhone buying experience.…
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A week with iOS 9, from an Android user’s perspective
What if we gave Joe the Android Guy an iPhone running iOS 9, and told him to use it for an entire week – exclusively? Spontaneous combustion perhaps?