Apple iOS

  • iOS app provisioning during member center outage

    Posted August 1, 2013 - 12:00 am

    While most of the services related to the Apple Developer Portal outage have been restored, there is still one component left dark on the live status page that can cause you some problems. Xcode Automatic Configuration.
  • iOS 7: How its latest features stack up to Android

    Posted June 11, 2013 - 2:55 pm

    Anyone planning to buy a new smartphone this year can't ignore the slew of updates Apple just made to iOS 7. Here's a point-by-point look at how it compares to Android.
  • Apple reportedly steps up iOS 7 work

    Posted May 6, 2013 - 2:13 pm

    Sleeker, 'flatter' UI design in works at Apple for iPhone, iPad software; September release on track.
  • iOS 6.1.3 fixes lock screen bypass, improves maps in Japan

    Posted March 20, 2013 - 10:32 am

    Apple on Tuesday released iOS 6.1.3, a minor update to the operating system that powers iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches. Included in the update is a fix for a recently discovered means of breaking past the lock screen, along with Maps improvements for Japan.
  • Apple releases Exchange fix in iOS 6.1.2

    Posted February 20, 2013 - 11:14 am

    Exchange users plagued by shortened battery life now have respite in the form of iOS 6.1.2. Apple released the update to its mobile operating system on Tuesday, bringing a fix to the issue encountered by many users.
  • 2012: The year Android truly challenged iOS

    Posted December 27, 2012 - 9:44 pm

    Android 'Jelly Bean,' Samsung's Notes, and Google's Nexuses finally delivered compelling capabilities as Apple stalled
  • iPhone 5 owners report mixed results from iOS Wi-Fi bug fix

    Posted December 18, 2012 - 10:01 pm

    Apple today released an update for iOS that fixes an unspecified Wi-Fi bug in the iPhone 5 and iPad Mini.
  • Apple iOS vs. Google Android: It comes down to security

    Posted December 3, 2012 - 4:36 pm

    Which is more secure, mobile devices based on Google Android or Apple iOS? It's not just a theoretical question to IT professionals making decisions about the future use of smartphones and tablets in the enterprise.
  • Fix Passbook's App Store error in iOS 6

    Posted September 21, 2012 - 11:01 am

    Passbook might be the one new feature in iOS 6 that I'm most excited about--it's one step closer to getting rid of my old leather wallet. But I wasn't able to access Passbook's collection of compatible App Store apps, which was a bit frustrating.
  • iOS 6 device management: What companies should know

    Posted September 21, 2012 - 10:12 am

    Apple is clearly making it easy for businesses and IT departments to secure new iOS 6 features and is ramping up devise security in several ways. Columnist Ryan Faas offers an overview of what's new.
  • iOS 6 gobbled up by 15% of iPhone, iPad users in first 24 hours

    Posted September 20, 2012 - 6:43 pm

    Some 15% of Apple iPhones and iPads have been upgraded to iOS 6 in the first 24 hours of its availability, according to Chitika Insights, which gets its data from millions of mobile ad impressions it measures on its network.
  • Review

    Apple iOS 6 review: A worthwhile upgrade

    Posted September 19, 2012 - 3:59 pm

    Apple has officially released iOS 6, the latest update to the mobile OS that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Michael deAgonia details what's new, what's changed and what still needs work.
  • Google rolls out search upgrades, Voice Search for iOS

    Posted August 8, 2012 - 8:54 pm

    Google is planning to integrate Gmail results into its core search product and turn the previously U.S.-only Knowledge Graph into a global feature, according to an official blog post by Google Search Senior Vice President Amit Singhal.
  • The 6 best new iOS 6 features for business users

    Posted June 11, 2012 - 9:09 pm

    It's official: Apple iOS 6 is coming this fall," and with it some 200 updates and improvements. Although there's nothing I'd call revolutionary (to me the updates seem more akin to iOS 5.5), Apple has baked in plenty of good stuff for business users -- starting with its homegrown Maps app, which is good news for iPhone owners but bad news for GPS-app developers.
  • Can Apple iOS devices gain confidence of IT security pros?

    Posted June 4, 2012 - 3:10 pm

    There's great enthusiasm for using iPhones and iPads in the workplace, but experts say Apple's limited transparency about security issues can make enterprise adoption problematic.
  • The week in iOS apps: Come fly with me

    Posted May 27, 2012 - 7:08 am

    This week’s roundup of iOS apps is another feast for the senses, with offerings that let you pretend to fly through the air, watch the latest shows, read the latest news, or plan that trip to the big city.
  • Jailbreak of Apple iOS 5.1.1 due 'in days'

    Posted May 23, 2012 - 9:55 pm

    Hackers claim to be just days away from jailbreaking Apple devices running iOS 5.1.1, the latest firmware release for iPhones and iPads, letting users load applications from outside of Apple's iTunes App Store.
  • Apple releases iOS 5.1.1

    Posted May 7, 2012 - 9:26 pm

    Apple on Monday released iOS 5.1.1, a small update for the mobile operating system that powers the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
  • Finding the best iOS podcast manager in Apple's App Store

    Posted March 17, 2012 - 7:55 am

    Podcasting as a medium exists mostly because of Apple's iPod. Before the MP3 player hit the market, there wasn't much of an audience for mobile, digital audio on demand.
  • How iOS multitasking really works

    Posted January 7, 2012 - 8:00 am

    There’s one bit of iOS misinformation that I keep hearing. Even supposedly authoritative sources such as Apple Geniuses don’t seem to get it. It has to do with how multitasking works in iOS.
  • 5 often-overlooked security settings for iPhone and iPad

    Posted November 15, 2011 - 3:16 pm

    While the popularity of Apple's iOS devices increases, many don't understand the basic security features that Apple makes available to them. Here are the top five security settings for these devices and how to use them.
  • iOS basics: Navigate on your iPhone or iPad

    Posted October 25, 2011 - 9:42 am

    Although Apple has designed the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to be simple to learn, sometimes you may want a primer on the basics. Here’s a breakdown of the major multitouch gestures, navigation, Home screen tips and tricks, and multitasking features you’ll need to master your iOS device.
  • Apple iOS 5 reportedly about to go golden

    Posted September 12, 2011 - 5:43 pm

    Apple reportedly will send the Golden Master version of its iOS 5 mobile operating system to manufacturing partners around the last week of September, and that means a new iPhone could be on the way shortly thereafter.
  • Adobe releases CreatePDF for iOS

    Posted August 31, 2011 - 5:09 am

    Adobe has released its CreatePDF tool for iOS, which aims to bring the same PDF creation features found in Adobe Acrobat to the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.
  • iOS 5 Beta 3 jailbroken, hack available for download

    Posted July 13, 2011 - 8:30 am

    Following the developer release of Apple's iOS 5 Beta 3, it didn't take long at all for a tethered jailbreak to become available for the hacking masses (provided you have an iOS developer account with Apple, anyway).
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