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!
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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.
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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.
Time reports today that Apple and U2 are in the midst of another collaboration. The two parties are said to be working together on a new music format that will improve digital music sales.
A report today says Apple needs to obtain one more regulatory license to sell the iPhone 6 in China. State-run news agency Xinhua (via Reuters) reports the handset is currently being reviewed by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT).
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.
Apple apparently got in a groove with operating system updates today, as in addition to making iOS 8 available to the masses, they’ve also given some love to Mac users with the release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.5.
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.”
In a addition to releasing iOS 8, Apple has also released an Apple TV update. The new software features a revamped look with new icons with a flatter, more iOS look to them.
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.