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iOS 8 Is Now on 56% of Active iOS Devices

Posted on 12/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Seven and a half weeks after its release, iOS 8 is installed on 56% of all active devices. Those numbers come from Apple’s App Store support page for its developers.


Apple to Face Lawsuit Over iMessages Phone-Switching Issue

Posted on 11/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


A federal judge has ruled that Apple will have to face a lawsuit over the iMessage issue where users who left their iPhone in favor of an Android or other device found they could no longer receive messages from their iPhone-using contacts.


Apple Seeds Second OS X 10.10.1 Beta to Developers

Posted on 11/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple on Monday seeded build 14B23 of OS X 10.10.1 to developers, coming one week after the first OS X 10.10.1 beta seed, build 14B17. OS X Yosemite 10.10.0 was released to the public in October.


Apple Increases Enterprise Market Share in Q3 2014

Posted on 10/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


Apple iOS operating system made a nice turnaround this past quarter, as it reversed a trend of quarterly declines and increased its share of the enterprise market. Android lost ground during the same quarter.


Text Entry Challenge: iPhone vs. Newton – Who Ya Got?

Posted on 09/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


It’s been almost two decades since Steve Jobs shutdown production on the Newton MessagePad lineup of portable devices. However, that’s no reason not to compare the device’s handwriting to today’s touchscreen keyboard text entry found on the iPhone. Right?


Unsealed GT Advanced Court Documents Give a Glimpse Into Apple’s Business Practices

Posted on 07/11/2014 by Chris Hauk


While GT Advanced Technologies and Apple had argued to keep documents pertaining to their sapphire glass agreement sealed during GT’s bankruptcy proceedings, a judge ruled the documents didn’t contain trade secrets and would remain largely unsealed. Those documents now give us a peek into some of Apple’s business practices.


Apple is Blocking ‘WireLurker’ Apps From Launching

Posted on 06/11/2014 by Chris Hauk

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Apple announced on Thursday that it is putting measures into place to block apps containing the “WireLurker” malware. The malware transmits itself from an infected Mac to iOS devices via a USB cable, thereby infecting the iOS device. Apple is preventing the infected applications from launching.


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