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.
In all the iOS release hullabaloo on Wednesday, we forgot to report that AgileBits has released 1Password 5 for iOS 8, which is the latest update to their popular password manager/secure wallet app. And get this, its gone freemium!
The success of third-party keyboards for iOS 8 has been made evident, as SwiftKey says their custom keyboard has surpassed the 1 million download marker in less than 24 hours.
As of yesterday’s iOS 8 release, users can now install third-party keyboards for use on their iOS devices. As of today, three of these keyboards sit at the top of the iOS paid and free app charts in the U.S. and other countries.
The iOS 8 update caused an internet traffic spike in the UK on Wednesday, even though first-day adoption is lagging behind previous releases of iOS.
Hot on the heels of their iOS 8 release, Apple has released updates for its iWork for iOS productivity suite. Numbers, Keynote, and Pages have all been bought up to version 2.4.2
With the debut of iOS 8, Apple’s mobile operating system now allows the installation of third-party keyboards such as offerings from Swype, SwiftKey, and Minuum. Here’s how to install the keyboards as they become available.
iOS 8 will be released today, and to celebrate, Readdle has announced iOS 8 updates for all of their apps. Many of the apps now boast iOS 8 extensions and iCloud Drive compatibility.
If you’re upgrading to iOS 8 today, you might want to heed this warning from the developers of such popular iOS apps like Clear, DayOne, and Notability: “Don’t Upgrade to iCloud Drive on iOS 8 Until OS X Yosemite is Released.”
Today is the big day! Apple has released iOS 8, so let’s do a quick run through of updating your iPhone 4S or higher, and iPad 2 or higher device. (iPod touch users: you’ll need a fifth-generation or higher device to make the trip.)
Apple has today released iOS 8 to an adoring public. The download is available to users of an iPhone 4S or later, iPad 2 or later, or fifth-generation iPod touch, or any iPad mini.
Sure, we all want the latest and greatest operating system running on our iOS devices, but if you’re the proud owner of an iPhone 4S, you might want to think twice before upgrading to iOS 8.
Flesky and SwiftKey, makers of popular Android gesture-based keyboards, will make their alternative iOS 8 keyboards available today.
Microsoft has announced the Universal Mobile Keyboard, a device agnostic keyboard for use with iOS, Android, and Windows tablets.
If you’ve been interested in fitness trackers, but have been turned off by the high-prices, Misfit may have the tracker for you. The company has just announced what may be the most affordable fitness tracker option we’ve seen so far. The Misfit Flash does everything you’d expect from a fitness tracker, but the Flash’s price may surprise you, just $49.99.
Apple has officially begun approving iOS 8-optimized apps for the App Store, however developers are finding that their extensions aren’t working properly in their updated apps.