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.
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.
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.
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.