Popular wisdom has deemed you might want to think twice before installing iOS 8 on your iPhone 4S. Many, MacTrast included, were concerned that the experience would be less than satisfying. However, a new video shows that if you’re happy with the performance of your 4S running iOS 7.1.2, you just might be happy with iOS 8.0.2 on your device.
Fitness/Dietary app MyFitnessPal received an update today, adding support for Apple’s Health app and HealthKit on iOS 8. The updated app interfaces with Apple’s Health app to share three types of data: workout data, calorie intake, and weight information.
FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday that he is “very concerned” that the latest attempts by Apple and Google to lock down their mobile operating systems limits the ability of the government to ensure national security.
Apple’s recent iOS 8.0.1 FUBAR and the 2012 Apple Maps mess reportedly have something in common: the same mid-level manager, who was in charge of overseeing both projects. The Peter Principle is alive and well in corporate America.
The FUBAR’ed public launch of iOS 8.0.1 was supposed to enable the release of HealthKit connected apps in Apple’s App Store. Now that Apple has finally gotten it right with iOS 8.0.2, we’re seeing the first of the HealthKit-enabled apps beginning to show up.
Apple has released iOS 8.0.2 to address the issues that arose in yesterday’s 8.0.1 update on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus handsets. The new release includes all of the fixes from 8.0.1, as well as fixing the cellular connection and Touch ID issues on Apple’s newest handsets.
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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.