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iOS 6 adoption shoots to 15% in just 24 hours

September 20th, 2012

The adoption rate of iOS 6 among iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users has surged to 15% in the first 24 hours, according to a new report from online advertising network Chitika. The rate is much higher than it was with iOS 5, which took five days to reach 20% adoption, and Google’s (GOOG) latest Android operating …

Early iOS 6 jailbreak released, but only works on three old Apple devices

September 20th, 2012

That was quick! iOS 6.0 has barely been out for 24 hours and there is already a tethered jailbreak for it. The iPhone Dev-Team’s “redsn0w 0.9.13dev4” can now be used to get Cydia and its library of unauthorized apps and system tweaks onto A4-powered devices that include the iPhone 4, iPod touch (fourth-generation) and iPhone …

Passbook-enabled apps begin arriving in Apple’s App Store

September 19th, 2012

Following the release of iOS 6 on Wednesday, Passbook-enabled apps have started trickling into the App Store, MacRumors reports. A small selection of apps from Major League Baseball, Ticketmaster, Fandango, Lufthansa and Walgreens are now available that grant users access to special events, flight tickets and reward programs. Apple (AAPL) announced Passbook at this year’s …

iOS 6 review: Refining the world’s most refined mobile OS

September 19th, 2012

Like OS X Mountain Lion is to Lion, iOS 6 is a refinement of a mobile operating system that Apple (AAPL) had in place in iOS 5, with a few new changes that might raise your brow. Available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2, new iPad (third-generation) and iPod touch (fourth-generation), …

Apple partner says new Maps app in iOS 6 is terrible [updated]

September 18th, 2012

In the latest version of Apple’s (AAPL) mobile operating system, the company has replaced Google Maps with its own service. Initial previews of the feature were critical and most agreed that Apple had a long way to go if it was looking to dethrone Google (GOOG). Business Insider spoke with Waze CEO Noam Bardin about …

iOS 6 GM download now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

September 12th, 2012

Alongside the unveiling of the new iPhone 5, Apple (AAPL) it was assumed that the final “Gold Master” version of its iOS 6 software would be made available for download on Wednesday. Moments ago, the iOS 6 GM files went live on Apple’s developer site. The Gold Master build of iOS 6 is effectively identical …

iOS 6 available for download on September 19th

September 12th, 2012

Following its announcement of the iPhone 5, Apple (AAPL) on Wednesday announced the availability of iOS 6. The Cupertino-based company’s latest mobile operating system will be available for download on September 19th for owners of the iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2 and the new iPad. Apple announced iOS 6 at its Worldwide …

Apple showcases new iOS 6 features during iPhone 5 unveiling

September 12th, 2012

No surprise, here. Apple (AAPL) re-introduced features for iOS 6 at its iPhone 5 event in San Francisco. Notable features include full-screen mode for Safari to take advantage of the iPhone 5’s wider 4-inch display, turn-by-turn navigation for its home-grown Maps app, Passbook and a smarter Siri.

Google launches new YouTube app before being ousted from the iPhone 5

September 11th, 2012

Apple (AAPL) may not want YouTube as one of its core iOS 6 apps, but that hasn’t stopped Google (GOOG) from putting up its own version of the YouTube iOS app up on the App Store for free download. As 9to5Mac notes, the new app has been released just one day before Apple’s grand iPhone 5 …