Just 24 hours after its release, iOS 7.1 was already on 5.9% of iOS devices in North America. The report comes from analytics firm Chitika, who measured ad impressions from tens of millions of iOS-based devices in the U.S. and Canada from March 9 to March 11. 2014.
Articles by Chris Hauk
As had been anticipated, Tuesday saw an Apple filing of a notice of cross-appeal pertaining to the final judgement in the first Apple vs. Samsung California patent trial.
Our friends over at Hang w/, the live-streaming video social media platform, have announced that they’ll be working with the South by Southwest Interactive to present 50 Cent in an exclusive and official South by Southwest concert at Austin’s historic at 1100 Warehouse tonight, March 11, at 8pm.
Vevo has announced that it will be partnering with Apple to stream this week’s iTunes Festival at SXSW. The video and entertainment platform will be limited to the same streaming options offered by Apple’s own iTunes Festival coverage, which includes Apple TV, iOS Apps, and the Mac.
Microsoft is reported to be prepping a new version of its Office for Mac productivity suite for shipping later this year. This will be the first major update for the suite in nearly four years. Now that the new version is apparently on its way, the question remains, will anyone care?
Sure, you feel like your iPhone is a life-saver, but has it ever literally saved your life? Staff Sgt. Shaun Frank, stationed in Afghanistan, survived a blast from just feet away from him after a bomb was detonated by a suicide bomber. The iPhone he kept in his pants pocket stopped some of the shrapnel from entering his body.
The release of iOS 8 will see an upgraded version of Apple’s much maligned Maps app, say sources briefed on the plans. Apple executives are using the new app to move forward on their previous promises that the iOS Maps app will finally live up to the “incredibly high standard” of Apple’s customers.
In addition to the other new and improved features that iOS 7.1 brings to iOS devices, the update also brings new functionality to Apple’s iBeacon protocol, allowing “always on” beacon tracking.
iOS 7.1 was released yesterday, and includes several new features, such as a fix for Touch ID that improves fingerprint recognition, support for CarPlay, fixes for other bugs, and minor visual changes and improvements.
In less than six month, Apple’s iTunes Radio has become the third most popular music streaming service in the United States, this according to a new report from Edison Research and Statista.
Following the release of iOS 7.1, Apple has released a list crediting those who helped it spot security issues in previous versions of iOS. The list includes jailbreak pros Evad3rs, who were behind the iOS 6 and iOS 7 jailbreaks.
iPhone 4 users who weren’t happy with their devices performance after upgrading to iOS 7 may find that by updating to iOS 7.1, their devices may get some of that old pep back.
The world is full of Bluetooth enabled speakers. But what if you’ve gotten a little tired of listening to your music on what is usually a smaller, admittedly limited-range speaker? What if you want to listen to the music from your Bluetooth enabled device on your better sounding home sound system or theater setup?
Neil Young has been working on his high-fidelity digital music player Pono for awhile now, and the project is finally starting to bear some fruit, even if it is fruit of the pre-order Kickstarter variety.
Another update in a busy Apple update day sees the Apple TV getting its software updated to version 6.1. The update adds a most-welcome feature that allows users to hide unwanted channel icons form the main screen without needing to visit the Parental Controls menu.
Apple had a busy day today, as in addition to iOS 7.1, they also released a new version of their Remote app for iOS. The update, version 4.2, allows users to browse previously purchased movies and TV episodes from the iOS app for playback on the Apple TV.