Tests performed on Siri, Apple’s personal assistant, find that the service turns to Google for answers in iOS 6 about half as much as it did in iOS 5.
iOS 5 News
Apple’s iOS devices typically have very good battery life, but sometimes you just want to squeeze every last bit of life from your battery. This guide provides a number of practical tips to help you make the most of your battery life.
Since the release of iOS 5, many iPhone users noticed significantly decreased battery life. Fortunately, iOS 5.1 appears to resolve that issue for many users.
iPhoneIslam points out a new security flaw that could allow anyone with access to your phone, a paperclip, and a fair bit of patience to view your call history, or even see your entire address book.
The introduction of a split keyboard for the iPad has made a lot of people happy, but there’s more to the iPad’s split keyboard than meets the eye. Literally. Because it has six invisible keys to help make your life easier while typing!
Among the new features in iOS 5 is iMessage – a platform for sending free messages between iOS devices. And as suspected when the service was unveiled, it appears to be hitting carriers right where it counts.
As iOS continues to evolve and gain new features, older devices are often left in the dust, as they can’t support Apple’s latest firmware. But all is not lost – a new custom hack called Whited00r might be just what the doctor ordered.
According to new blog posts from notable iOS hacker Pod2G, the Chronic Dev Team has now finished coding for an untethered iOS 5 jailbreak on all A4-powered devices. A public release will likely occur in the near future.
Looking toward the upcoming travel season, one could easily be daunted by the disaster-inducing adventures of airport travel. Traveling is a pain, but using the right equipment can make things easier until you actually survive.
Well-known iOS hacker pod2g posted a video on Twitter this morning demonstrating a working untethered jailbreak for iOS 5, which would provide a more stable and permanent jailbreak than current untethered solutions.
Apple has weighed in on the recent data tracking controversy, clarifying their history with Carrier IQ and stating that they never logged any personal data, and stopped supporting Carrier IQ in iOS 5.
Early reports from developers testing Apple’s new iOS 5.1 beta suggest that the update still hasn’t managed to resolve the battery life issues seen by many iOS 5 users.
Apple has just begun seeding the first iOS 5.1 beta to developers, intended to optimise iOS 5 and repair battery issues. They have also begun seeding Xcode 4.3 beta to developers.
If you have multiple e-mail accounts, and find the fact that iOS only supports one signature a bit frustrating, don’t worry! iOS 5 provides a simple (and somewhat sneaky) way to set up and use a second one.
New references have been discovered in iOS 5, pointing to an iPad 3 prototype with the codename J2. This follows previous mentions of two supposed code names for Retina iPad 3 prototypes.
Looking to simplify the settings on your iPhone, or a quicker way to access the settings you use the most? A nifty hacks called IconSettings might be just what you’re looking for.