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iOS 6

Apple iPhone DoD approval granted

iPhone cleared for U.S. military use, ready to take on BlackBerry, Samsung

May 17th, 2013

The United States Department of Defense on Friday approved the use of Apple devices running iOS 6 on its networks, Bloomberg reported. The iPhone will compete with BlackBerry 10 and Samsung KNOX devices, which received approval earlier this month. The Pentagon has continued to test alternative platforms to give employees flexibility when choosing a work …

Apple iOS 6

Nearly 300 million iPhones, iPads and iPod touch devices are running iOS 6

January 28th, 2013

Apple (AAPL) released iOS version 6.1 to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users on Monday. The software update brought LTE capabilities to 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 new iPad carriers around the world. Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing, revealed within the company’s press release that nearly 300 million iPhones, iPads …

Apple Passbook Developers

Apple’s Passbook drawing accolades from app developers

December 20th, 2012

One of the top new features Apple (AAPL) introduced to the world with iOS 6 was its Passbook application. The feature, which allows users to store documents such as boarding passes, admission tickets, coupons and loyalty cards that can then be scanned for use at select retailers, is said to have already become a hit with developers, according to …

Apple releases iOS 6.0.2 to fix reported Wi-Fi issues

December 18th, 2012

Apple (AAPL) has just released iOS 6.0.2 to fix a number of bugs on the operating system including one bug that reportedly affected Wi-Fi performance on both the iPhone and the iPad. Some users on Apple’s support forums have in the past complained about an issue where their Wi-Fi connectivity symbol turns grey and prevents …

T-Mobile iPhone Network

Proper jailbreak for iOS 6 reportedly coming December 22nd [updated]

December 11th, 2012

The speed at which a jailbreak for a new iOS device is released has slowed down considerably over the last few years. A tethered jailbreak  for certain devices running iOS 6 has been out September, but most people have been holding out for the untethered version – a hack that doesn’t requires the device to …

iOS 6 Audio Bug

iOS 6 audio bug blamed for causing data overages on iPhones and iPads

November 15th, 2012

Although Apple (AAPL) has reportedly fixed the data overage issue users have been reporting in iOS 6 with the recent 6.0.1 update, PRX Labs believes the bug is still present on a number of devices. As outlined in a blog post, PRX Labs investigated Apple’s Audio Playback frameworks and concluded there is still a bug that …

Sparrow iOS 6 Update

Apple rejects iOS 6 update from Google-owned Sparrow email client app

November 6th, 2012

Google (GOOG) acquired the popular third-party email client Sparrow this past summer, and despite the buyout the company vowed to update its app so it would be compatible with the iPhone 5 and iOS 6. The team has hit a road block, however — Sparrow developer Dinh Viet Hoa announced on Tuesday that Apple (AAPL) …

Google Maps iOS 6 App

Google reportedly worried Apple will drag its feet in approving new iOS Google Maps app

November 5th, 2012

iPhone fans hoping to get Google Maps back on their home screens soon shouldn’t hold their breath. A new report from The Guardian claims that while the Internet giant is developing an iOS specific Google Maps apps, the company is “not optimistic” that Apple (AAPL) would ever approve it. Google (GOOG) employees were reportedly optimistic following the departure of Apple’s …

iOS 6 is now on more than 60% of all Apple devices a month after launch

October 22nd, 2012

The latest numbers from mobile advertising network Chitika paint a pleasant picture for iPhone and iPad users who want to have the latest software on their devices. The research firm found that while iOS 6 adoption has begun to level off, Apple’s (AAPL) latest operating system is now on more than 60% of iPhones and …