Apple released iOS 8.0.1 on Wednesday, which disabled cellular services and Touch ID on many iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. Apple is working on a fix, and says it will be ready “in the next few days.” Meanwhile Apple instructs affected users to reinstall iOS 8 until a fix is ready.
The release of iOS 8.0.1 this morning is bringing in reports of a number of users finding their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets reporting “No Service” messages, along with a non-functional Touch ID sensor.
Apple has released iOS 8.0.1 to the public. The update is now rolling out to devices capable of running iOS 8. The update fixes a bug in HealthKit, so those apps using the HealthKit API should soon begin appearing on the App Store.
Apple CEO Tim Cook sent a memo to all employees today, recognizing Apple’s accomplishments in the month of September, and announcing Apple employees will again be receiving an extended Thanksgiving week vacation.
Apple’s share of the back-to-school computer sales pie continued to grow this year, as new data shows 26.8% of all personal computers sold in the U.S. between Independence Day and Labor Day had that attractive little Apple logo on it somewhere.
Apple has acquired magazine app authoring firm Prss in what is reportedly a talent and resources grab. Apple reportedly purchased the Netherlands-based magazine app firm earlier this year. The firm had announced a shutdown of services in July.
Reports are coming in from owners about their iPhone 6 Plus bending when kept either in their back or front pants pocket. A video from Unbox Therapy confirms the “bendability” of the device.
For the 11 of you who still read magazines, you might have noticed the new iPhone 6/6 Plus ad in the latest issue of Rolling Stone. The ad, residing on the back cover of the mag, is labeled “Actual Sizes,” and really shows off just how big the new devices are.
Sure, the iPhone 6 Plus is a great phone, but can it stop a 50-caliber bullet? I think we all know the answer to that question, but this is fun to watch anyway.
Re/Code, citing “industry scuttlebutt,” reports Apple may be planning to unveil a revamped and rebranded music subscription service alongside the 2015 Grammy Awards in February 2015.
Apple has officially added the FXNOW channel to their Apple TV set top box offerings. The channel – available to users in the United States – offers on-demand streaming of content from the FX, FXX, and FXM networks.
The Chinese government has reportedly indicated that final regulatory approval for Apple’s iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is on the way.
We reported earlier this month that Apple was preparing to seed iOS 8.0.1 to its carrier partners before iOS 8 had even been released to the public. Now, it appears Apple is preparing the release to address several bugs in the current version.
“Shapow!” is the sound the camera makes on the new iPhone 6 Plus, at least that’s what Justin Timberlake claims in one of two new iPhone 6/6 Plus commercials the popular performer is featured in, along with Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon. Oh, and the iPhone 6 Plus? “HUGE!”
It was one week ago today that Apple released iOS 8 to the public, and while Apple’s own numbers show 46% of all iOS devices are now running the new mobile operating system, some users are reporting issues with slow Wi-Fi speeds, short battery life, and more.
It’s right at a week now since the release of iOS 8 to the public, and usage numbers via Apple’s App Store developer support page show the new mobile operating system is installed on 46% of the devices that connect to the iOS App Store.