Articles about ios 6

Drivers Take Alaska Airport Taxiway As Apple Maps Leads Them Astray
Imagine you’re in an airplane, looking aimlessly outside the window. Wonder what would go through your mind if you were to see a car carrying passengers, taking the airport taxiway to reach the passenger terminal. One can only fathom what people in such positions would have thought when they saw two such cars over the past three weeks, take the Taxiway Bravo at Fairbanks International Airport to reach the ramp side […]

iOS 7 System Icons Preferred Over iOS 6 Icons [Poll]
A recent poll found people really like the iOS 7 system icons over the ones found in iOS 6.

iOS Devices Now Approved For Military Use By Department Of Defense
Earlier this month, we heard reports both Samsung Galaxy and iOS devices were in the process of being approved to be used by the U.S. Department of Defense. Soon after that report, we heard both BlackBerry and Samsung devices were approved, but there was still no word whether or not iOS devices would also be okayed by the Department of Defense. It looks like it’s finally Apple’s turn to receive approval […]

Download Later Option Added To iOS 6 And iTunes 11
New download options were recently added to iTunes 11 and iOS 6. Customers that use the iTunes Store for purchasing content now have the option to save their movies or music so that they can be downloaded later. This feature is pretty simple, on the face of it, but a very useful one. Though it should be kept in mind that this particular feature is only available in the countries where […]

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iOS 6.1.3 Users Report Battery Drain, Wi-Fi Connectivity Issues
iOS 6.1.3 was released last week in order to help fix its passcode security flaw, but it looks as though Apple may have rushed its release a tad as a number of iOS users who updated to the latest version are complaining of both battery drain and Wi-Fi issues.A number of iOS users have taken to Apple’s Support Communities forum to reveal iOS 6.1.3 has been draining their batteries more quickly […]

iOS 6 Jailbreak Evasi0n Installed On Over 14 Million Devices
iOS 6 jailbreak evasi0n was made available last month and most likely broke records as close to seven million devices were jailbroken in just four days of the software becoming available to the public. Now that February is behind us, one of the members who created the evasi0n is speaking up on how many jailbreaks they achieved last month.In its first month of availability, evasi0n has been installed on over […]

iOS 6.1.3 Beta Addresses iPhone Passcode Security Exploit
An exploit was discovered last week which made it possible for anyone to access information on an iPhone running iOS 6.1 equipped with a passcode with very little effort. Days later , Apple announced it would be working on a fix for the exploit to be released as fast as possible. Today, we’re seeing Apple has kept its promise as iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 has just been sent out to developers […]

iOS 6 Jailbreak Evasi0n Unlocks Nearly 7 Million Devices Within Four Days
Regardless of Apple’s attempt to “warn” its iOS users the danger of jailbreaking their devices, it looks as though millions of people flocked to evad3rs’ recently released evasi0n jailbreak software, which finally offered an untethered jailbreak for all iOS 6 devices.According to Cydia’s Jay Freeman, it looks as though close to seven million iOS users installed evasi0n on their devices within four days of the jailbreak software’s release. To be exact, […]

iPhone 5, iOS 6 Untethered Jailbreak Now Available For Windows, Mac & Linux
If you read our story this morning reporting on the upcoming availability of the iPhone 5’s first untethered jailbreak and have been sitting at your computer for the past nine hours waiting for the jailbreak to be released, that sitting around has paid off as planetbeing has just announced its availability.Linux, Mac and Windows users will all be able to benefit from the glory of the evaders’ evasi0n iOS 6.x Jailbreak as […]

Apple Says 300 Million iDevices Have Updated To iOS 6
Apple released iOS 6.1 yesterday, adding LTE to around 36 additional iPhone carriers and 23 additional iPad carriers around the world. If you’re wondering how many iPhone, iPad, and iPod users downloaded iOS 6 since its launch in July, Apple has some numbers for you. Via press release, Apple says that nearly 300 million iDevices have been upgraded to iOS 6. Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Philip Schiller, […]

New iPhone 5 Ad Highlights Broken Do Not Disturb iOS 6 Feature
We’ve highlighted commercials for mobile phones from Samsung, Nokia and Apple in the past, but a new ad Apple is pushing out starting on January 1st is completely ironic considering how the feature they decided to highlight in their latest commercial is currently not working properly.The latest commercial for the iPhone 5 highlights iOS 6’s Do Not Disturb mode, which, when it’s working, allows you to have only important phone calls come […]

Apple In Negotiations With Waze To Rescue Its Maps App [Rumor]
The Apple Maps drama has to be one of the most public screw-ups in the company’s recent history as they arrogantly thought they could deliver a maps application as good, probably better, than Google Maps. Not only did they completely fail at that task, but the move also removed Google Maps from everyone’s iOS devices starting at iOS 6. Luckily, iOS users got Google Maps back last month, but Apple […]

Do Not Disturb iOS 6 Bug Fixing Itself After Jan. 7
We’re one day into the new year and folks running iOS 6 on their iPhones have had their lives turned completely upside down if they’re regular users of its Do Not Disturb feature. It seems when we moved from the old and tired year of 2012 into the new and happening 2013, a bug in the feature didn’t automatically turn itself off, leaving many of us ignoring important texts and […]

iOS 6 Increased Adoption Rate Due To China iPhone 5 Launch, Not Google Maps
It was a little over a week when Google Maps was re-released onto iOS, was on top of the App Store and earned itself over 10 million downloads in the first 48 hours of its availability, and because of that, mobile ad company MoPub deemed it being the sole reason why iOS 6 adoption grew 29%. But it seems that report may have been a inaccurate as other factors outside […]

iOS 6 Adoption Grew 29 Percent Because Of Google Maps
Google has just re-launched Google Maps for the iPhone last week, and just a few hours after its debut, the long-awaited mapping application topped the App Store, leaving Apple executives envious, and even exceeded 10 million downloads after 48 hours. So, if you’re just plain curious how Google Maps has affected iOS 6 so far, mobile ad company MoPub has an interesting answer. According to their research, iOS 6 adoption […]

App Store Gifting Comes To iOS 6
When iOS 6 was launched, iDevice users saw the end of the ability to gift apps from the App Store. Although Apple did not explain why, the newly redesigned App Store could hold the answer to the sudden demise of the cool feature. Today, however, Apple seems to be bringing back the feature just in time for the holiday season. To gift a specific app, simply click the action sheet […]

Google Voice Optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5
The Nook app from Barnes & Noble isn’t the only one getting an update today. Google is also updating its own Google Voice app to version 1.4.3. Users on iOS 6 who are dying to use Google Voice but just can’t due to the poor support will be happy to hear that the app is now optimized for iOS 6 and yes, the iPhone 5. Version 1.4.3 comes just two […]

iOS 6.0 Bug Downloads Same Audio Stream Multiple Times
Word has it that there is a system-wide bug found in Apple’s iOS 6.0.0 AV Foundation framework which was actually the culprit for triggering multiple downloads of streaming media, where among these include podcasts, over Wi-Fi and cellular networks, and the result of this would be massive data bills assuming one is not on an unlimited data plan. Public Radio Exchange Labs (PRX) laid claim to discovering this problem after […]

Native Google Maps for iOS 6 in alpha stages?
Most of you who follow tech news would know by now that Apple’s Maps offering on iOS 6 is far from the finished article, and when compared to the old Google Maps on older versions of iOS, you would feel as though you were ‘cheated’ in a sense, as Apple’s Maps app is relatively gimped in comparison. There have been users who clamored for Google to release a native iOS […]

Apple and SBB come to agreement over iOS 6 Clock app
Funny how Apple went all out to make sure that Samsung paid their dues in terms of infringing upon Apple’s design patents, and the Cupertino company was challenged by the Swiss national railway (SBB) for using their iconic clock design in iOS 6’s Clock application without asking for any permission prior. Sure, Apple might argue that they were “inspired” by the old school design, but I guess you just have […]