Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 on Monday, Apple announced that there are now a massive 300 million iOS devices running iOS 6 or later. Considering that there are now about 500 millon iOS devices in use worldwide, that’s a pretty impressive adoption rate!
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Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 on Monday, Apple also released an updated version of the Apple TV firmware – and it comes with an awesome surprise: Bluetooth keyboard support! Here’s how to set up a Bluetooth keyboard to work with your newly-updated Apple TV!
iOS 6.1 has officially been released, and it brings some cool new features for your iOS device – including the ability to purchase movie tickets using Siri, and the Fandango app. Using the feature is extremely simple – just install and set up the Fandango app,, and ask Siri for tickets to a specific movie time, or for a listing of movies and times at local theaters.
iPhone rumor season is in full swing, with all manner of claims regarding Apple’s supposed next-gen hardware – but until now there hasn’t been much in the way of actual hardware leaks. French website Nowhereelse.fr shares images of what are claimed to be speaker components for an upcoming ‘iPhone 5S’ and ‘iPhone 6’.
The first reviews of “jOBS” are in. The Steve Jobs biographical film, starring Ashton Kutcher is receiving mixed reviews so far from those who have gotten an early look at the film.
Facebook updated their iOS app today, adding several cool new features, including the ability to record and send voice and video messages, and an improved Nearby tab. The voice messaging feature is one of the more interesting bits, having been brought to the main Facebook app from Facebook’s companion Messenger app.
In addition to today’s release of iOS 6, Apple also released an update for the Apple TV. Along with enhancements in the 5.2 release, the update also suggests a new Apple TV may be coming soon.
Alongside the release of iOS 6.1 and a new Apple TV firmware, Apple today released an updated version of Xcode, including performance and stability upgrades, new iOS 6.1 and OS X 10.8 SDKs, new compiler upgrades, bug fixes, and more.
Rumors of a budget model of the iPhone, most likely for introduction in the Chinese market, have been zooming through the intertubes for some time now, but iLounge says they’ve been talking with “reliable sources” and know pretty much what the new low-end Apple handset will look like.
If Woz’s comment about the scene from jOBS being ‘wrong’ was a body blow, then the news that he turned down the chance to work on the project because of a ‘crap’ script is a vicious left hook to the jaw.
Following the release of iOS 6.1 earlier today, iOS hacker (and member of iOS jailbreak power team @Evad3rs) @MuscleNerd notes that the public jailbreak for iOS 6.1 could launch on Superbowl Sunday.
Staples, America’s largest office retailer, had a page on their website showing an Apple TV with a list price of $49.99. (Since removed.) 9to5Mac reports that they were not able add the item to their cart, because the following page said “Out of stock.”
Apple has finally released iOS 6.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The update adds LTE support for 36 additional iPhone and 23 additional iPad carriers worldwide, brings the to purchase movie tickets in the U.S. using Siri and the Fandango app, and allows users to download songs individually from iTunes Match on iOS devices.
Classic iOS gaming fans, take note: As first reported by TouchArcade, a fully-functional MAME emulator has appeared in the App Store, disguised as a never-released arcade game called Gridlee. While the emulator does include the Gridlee game, it also allows users to load ROMS to play any MAME game!
Strategy Analytics has released their numbers that measure global smartphone operating system shipments and marketshare for Q4 of 2012, and they say that iOS and Android together accounted for 92 percent of all shipments.
Remember Geohot, the first hacker who managed to jailbreak the iPhone? Well, he’s now back and stronger than ever with a new app pending release in the App Store called ‘Reactions’.