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iOS 8 vs iOS 7 Update

It looks like Apple’s recent blunders may be scaring people away from iOS 8

October 7th, 2014

Released on September 17th, iOS 8 was quickly installed on many compatible devices, even though users had to battle with unexpected storage problems for iOS upgrades performed directly on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. A few days later, on September 21, Apple revealed on its developer pages that 46% of devices that connected to the Apple …

Xiaomi MIUI 6 vs Apple iOS 7

Yet another company is practically begging for an Apple lawsuit

August 18th, 2014

Xiaomi is making the job of former Googler Hugo Barra more and more difficult when it comes to denying copycat claims that say Xiaomi products look too much like their Apple-made alter egos. After launching the Mi iPad a few months ago, which is basically a nearly identical iPad mini clone, Xiaomi is now releasing …

iOS 7 Adoption Rate 90 Percent

Apple’s latest update shows 90% of iOS devices are using iOS 7

July 15th, 2014

In a recent update to the App Store Distribution page, Apple has revealed that iOS 7 adoption has reached 90% across all iOS devices as of July 13th. It took less than 24 hours for adoption to hit 29% and then 60% after a single week of availability. Of the 10% that haven’t updated yet, 9% …

How To Prevent iPhone Theft

How a key iOS feature is warding off smartphone thieves

June 19th, 2014

Smartphone theft has been a growing problem in recent years but apparently a key feature that Apple introduced last year is helping to stop it dead in its tracks. The New York Times reports that law enforcement officials in London, New York and San Francisco have all credited the addition of the Activation Lock feature in …

iOS 7.1 Features

10 awesome hidden tricks to make iOS 7.1 feel new while you wait for iOS 8

June 13th, 2014

The world just recently got its first glimpse at Apple’s next-generation iOS 8 mobile software, and we took an in-depth look at iOS 8 earlier this week. As great as all the new features look, there are still dozens of iOS 7.1 features you don’t know about. You shouldn’t worry about it too much, though — mobile …

iPhone Security Flaw

Yet another flaw in iOS 7.1 lets anyone bypass lock screen security

June 9th, 2014

We have seen several security flaws discovered in iOS in the past that let people bypass a user’s lock screen by using a convoluted sequence of taps and swipes. The good news is by the time enough people learn about these vulnerabilities for them to pose a serious threat, they’re often already addressed in an …