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Apple Allegedly Throttles Older iPhones To Make Degraded Batteries Last Longer

In a Reddit thread, an iPhone 6s owner said that the device's performance significantly improved after a battery replacement. Does this mean that Apple is purposely throttling older iPhone models to make their degraded batteries last longer?

Apple December 12, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 10.3.3: Here's Why You Need To Download It As Soon As You Can

Apple has released iOS 10.3.3, the latest version of the operating system that patches up several vulnerabilities in mobile devices. The update is considered a minor one, though, as Apple starts to shift its focus on the upcoming iOS 11.

Apple July 20, 2017

Will Apple Really Render The iPhone 5, iPhone 5C Obsolete After iOS 10.3.2 Release?

Apple is reportedly planning to render the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C obsolete upon the release of iOS 10.3.2. Should owners of these smartphones start looking for a replacement device?

Apple April 13, 2017

Apple Rolls Out iOS 10.3.2 Public Beta

Apple has released its iOS 10.3.2 public beta, a test version of the new OS. The OS will be available for users who signed up for the Beta testing program.

Apple March 30, 2017

Will iOS 10.2 Jailbreak Be The Last? Pangu Remains Silent While Luca Todesco Goes On Hiatus

Things are not looking good for jailbreak enthusiasts. Top hackers seem to have given up on developing a jailbreak tool for the iOS 10.2.

Apps/Software February 19, 2017

iOS 10.2 Jailbreak Update: PanGu Delays Release, Waiting For Stable iOS 10 Version?

Team PanGu has apparently delayed the release of the jailbreak tool for iOS 10.2 as it awaits a stable build for iOS 10. It is not known when team PanGu will release the much-awaited jailbreak tool.

Apps/Software January 25, 2017

Apple Falls 'Silent' Amid Continuing iOS 10 Problems

Despite mounting consumer complaints, Apple remains silent over the issue of battery problems in its iPhones. Other issues have also surfaced after users updated their units to iOS 10.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 21, 2017

Malicious Text Message Can Freeze iPhone, iPad Or iPod Running On iOS 10 [Video]

iOS is facing a security threat in the form of a malicious text that can be sent to any iPhone on iOS 10. This text causes the phone to crash and freeze for two to three minutes before rebooting itself.

Apple January 18, 2017

iOS 10 Adoption Rate: Installed On 76 Percent Of iDevices

The iOS 10 update has been installed on 76 percent compatible Apple devices. The adoption rate is a slight increase when compared to that for iOS 9 in the same period and bodes well for Apple

Apple January 6, 2017

iOS 10.2 Jailbreak May Be Released Sooner Than Expected

iOS 10 has already fallen to jailbreakers but the existing iOS 10.1.1 jailbreak is still in early beta build. Fortunately, reports indicate that the more stable 10.2 jailbreak version is about to get unleashed.

Apple December 29, 2016

iPad iOS 10 Tips And Tricks: Find Photos, Open Pages In Split View, Magnify Small Text, And More

Any iPad running iOS 10 has a lot more to offer that some users may not know. Here are some tips and tricks to take advantage of them, including opening pages in Split View and removing ads on Safari.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 25, 2016

Apple No Longer Signing iOS 10.1 And iOS 10.1.1: Downgrade From iOS 10.2 Now Impossible

Apple is no longer signing iOS 10.1 and iOS 10.1.1 as it released the iOS 10.2 update last week. The move provides security and consistency for users but prevents downgrading from the latest version of the mobile operating system.

Apple December 21, 2016

iOS 10.2 Problems And Issues Appear Worse After Software Release: Battery Drain And EarPods Not Working In iPhone, iPad, And iPod Touch

Apple has just released iOS 10.2 to introduce new features and squash existing bugs. Some users are reporting the software update has actually made their devices worse.

Apple December 17, 2016

Best Holiday Tablet Deal: Target Drastically Undercuts Apple Price With iPad Pro 32 GB $449, 128 GB $549, 256 GB $649

Target is offering a great deal on Apple's latest 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Apple normally sells the 32 GB for $599, 128 GB for $699, and 256 GB for $799.

Apple December 13, 2016

Apple Rolls Out Single Sign-On Feature Via iOS 10.2, tvOS 10.1: Here's How To Use It

Apple's new Single sign-on feature will let users enter cable service account details once to automatically access TV apps thereafter. It is currently available in the United States and is supported by a growing list of cable providers.

Apple December 7, 2016

Best iPhone Apps 2016: Photoshop Fix, Prisma, Slack, Snapchat And More

The App Store is a sprawling and fragmented library of gems and shovelware, proving it quite difficult to sort out worthy ones from pure crap. Here’s a list to help users find some of the best for iPhone in 2016.

Apps/Software December 3, 2016

iOS Bug Shuts Down iPhones With 30 Percent Battery: Here's What Affected Users Are Experiencing

Owners of various iPhone models have been complaining of a bug in iOS that causes the smartphones to suddenly shut down despite having sufficient battery charge. When will Apple roll out a fix for the problem?

Apple November 29, 2016

iOS 10.1 Issues Persisting Across iOS 10.1.1 And iOS 10.2 Beta: Severe Battery Drain, Broken Audio

iPhone users have been experiencing battery drain and audio issues for a good while now and the problems persist in iOS 10.1.1. Apple has yet to roll out an update to address the issues.

Apple November 25, 2016

Google Pixel Update Brings Double-Tap And Raise-To-Wake Moves To The Mix

A new update now equips Google Pixel and Pixel XL with double-tap and raise-to-wake features. It is currently only available to Canadian users but there is a way to get it if one lives elsewhere.

Google November 23, 2016

iOS 10 Problems: This iPhone Lock Screen Exploit Lets Hackers Access Your Sensitive Info, But Here's A Quick Fix

A new exploit on devices running iOS 8 or above bypasses the security of the lock screen/passcode and enables hackers to gain access to a user's sensitive personal data. We familiarize you with exploit and offer a quick fix.

Apple November 19, 2016

Apple Releases Third Developer Beta For macOS 10.12.2, iOS 10.2 And tvOS 10.1

Apple has released beta 3 updates for macOS Sierra 10.12.2, iOS 10.2 and tvOS 10.1. This round of updates target developers and users enrolled in the Apple Beta Software Program, although a public beta could arrive soon.

Apple November 14, 2016

Apple Rolls Out iOS 10.2 Beta 2: How To Install Without A Developer Account

Apple has released the second developer beta for iOS 10.2, which is the company's latest operating system update. Here is how to install the beta version for users without a developer account.

Apple November 9, 2016

iOS 10.2 Public Beta 2 Now Released: New TV App, SOS Function And More

A week after the initial release of iOS 10.2 beta, Apple has now rolled out the second public beta, opening up the software for public testing. The update includes the new TV app, an SOS emergency function and more.

Apps/Software November 9, 2016

Apple Music Gets Star Ratings Again Thanks To iOS 10.2 Beta

The iOS 10.2 beta build has now been unleashed into the wild. One of its most notable features involves the return of the star rating system for Apple Music, which was lost when iOS 10 rolled out.

Apple November 2, 2016

Apple Releases iOS 10.2 Beta 1: New Emojis, Preserve Settings Option For Camera, Videos App Widget And Many More

After launching iOS 10.1.1, Apple released the first beta of iOS 10.2 to developers. Among the things in the latest iOS version are new emojis, a Preserve Settings feature for the Camera app and a widget for the Videos app.

Apple November 1, 2016

iOS 10.1 vs. iOS 10: Is The Upgrade Worth It?

Apple recently released the 10.1 build for iOS 10, which brings over Portrait mode for bokeh-like shots on the iPhone 7 Plus alongside a number of performance and software improvements. But should you upgrade?

Apps/Software October 31, 2016

How To Downgrade From iOS 10.1 To iOS 10: Tips For iPhone And iPad Users

iOS 10.1 is Apple's latest update, but some iPad and iPhone users feel iOS 10 was a better fit for their iDevices. We've listed a few tips and tricks on how to revert to their favorite mobile OS.

Apps/Software October 29, 2016

Skype For iOS Update: You Can Now Send Messages With Siri

A new update to Skype for iOS is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The new update brings the ability to send messages right inside Siri, without having to open the Skype app.

Apps/Software October 29, 2016

Apple iOS 10.0.3: Update Fixes LTE Connectivity Issues Only For Verizon iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

A number of iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners, who were expecting iOS 10.0.3 to fix their LTE connectivity problems, are dismayed over the latest firmware update. iOS 10.0.3 only benefits iPhone 7 users on Verizon.

Apps/Software October 19, 2016

How To Make The Most Out Of Lock-Screen Widgets On iOS 10

Widgets is a cool new feature that Apple introduced in iOS 8 and upgraded in iOS 10 to make it more functional. Now, a growing number of third-party developers are including this nifty feature in their own apps.

Apps/Software October 18, 2016

Dropbox Beefing Up iOS App With Big Update: PDF Signing, iMessage Sharing, iPad Split-Screen Support And More

Dropbox has released an update for iOS, bringing five new features for the cloud storage and productivity tool app. PDF signing, iMessage file sharing and lock screen access are just some of the new features included in the update.

Apps/Software October 12, 2016

Two-Thirds Of iDevices Now Running iOS 10

iOS 10 is now installed on two-thirds of iPhones and iPads. The data is particularly useful for app developers to gauge how fast the market is growing, and assess the next few updates to their own apps.

Apps/Software October 10, 2016

Apple's iOS 10 Adoption Rate Beats iOS 9, Now Runs On More Than Half The iPhones In The US

iOS 10 has already replaced iOS 9 as the most used iOS operating system in the United States. The adoption rate is close to the performance of iOS 8 after it launched.

Apple October 2, 2016

This YouTuber Just Turned His Mirror Into One Giant iPhone [Video]

An iPhone user has converted a full-sized mirror to a functional iPhone. The user also posted a video that shows how the gigantic phone works.

Internet October 2, 2016

Apple iPhone 7 Ad Showcases Expressive Screen Effects Feature With Balloons, Calls iOS 10 iMessage 'Practically Magic'

Apple introduces Screen Effects for iOS 10's iMessage via a new balloon-filled iPhone 7 ad. Based on the video, the feature will let users make conversations more expressive with animations.

Apple October 1, 2016

iOS 10 Tips And Tricks: How To Make Most Of Your iPhone 7 Or Older iPhones Running iOS 10

Just dropped money on a new iPhone 7 and need the latest information about the snazzy new features on iOS 10? Then we have just that, in the form of the simple tricks that can get an iPhone with iOS 10 juiced up and ready to go.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 1, 2016

Apple To Pull Popular 'Phoneys' iOS 10 iMessage Sticker Pack Unless Dev Changes It

Phoneys, a top-grossing 'prank' sticker app for iMessage, has recently scuffed with Apple's lawyers, providing the developer some guidelines to implement to avoid being pulled from the store.

Apps/Software September 30, 2016

iOS 10 Adoption Rate Slightly Higher Than iOS 9

The adoption rate of iOS 10 is already above 48 percent in just two weeks since its release. This adoption rate is slightly higher than that of iOS 9, as confirmed by stats firm Mixpanel.

Apps/Software September 29, 2016

Android 7.0 Nougat vs. Apple iOS 10: New Report Reveals Android Nougat More Prone To Network-Related Crashes

A new report reveals that Google's latest mobile OS, Android 7.0 Nougat, is 2.5 times more susceptible to network-related crashes compared to Apple's iOS 10.

Apps/Software September 29, 2016

New iOS 10 Features: How To Use The 'Hidden' Magnifier On Your iPhone

After being unveiled in June this year and released on Sept. 13, iOS 10 has been at the center of intense speculation. Now with the mobile operating system in the hands of customers, hidden features are coming to light.

Apps/Software September 28, 2016

Apple Promises To Fix iOS 10 Security Flaw After iPhone Hackers Spotted Vulnerability That Made iTunes Backups Accessible

Elcomsoft used a hacking tool to exploit a security flaw in iTunes backup security mechanism. The vulnerability is considered severe, as the tool was able to bypass several security checks, allowing for easier and faster attack.

Apple September 26, 2016

New Fallout Shelter Update Adds Sticker Support To iMessage

Stickers for iMessage are a big feature of iOS 10 that released this month. Now with an update rolling out for ‘Fallout Shelter’ adding swanky stickers to messages is a synch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 24, 2016

Apple Releases iOS 10.0.2 To Fix iOS 10 Issues With Lightning EarPods, App Extension And Photos Bugs

Some iOS 10 issues just got a fix with Apple's latest update. Rolling out now, iOS 10.0.2 fixes bugs that affected the Lightning EarPods controls, caused Photos to crash and prevented app extensions from being enabled.

Apple September 23, 2016

How To Turn Off Song Repeats In The New Apple Music App

It may be difficult to navigate Apple Music with all the changes for iOS 10. Here’s how to finally figure out how to stop playing the same song on repeat over and over.

Apps/Software September 22, 2016

iOS 10 Issues: 'Bug' Causes Poor Battery Performance In Older iPhone 5s, 6 and 6s

Apple's latest iOS 10 seems to have a bug that dramatically reduces the battery performance of the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6s, and iPad. Apple has yet to acknowldge the issue or provide a fix, but here are a few temporary workarounds to help conserve battery life in the meantime.

Apple September 22, 2016

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