• News tagged "ios"

Monday, 16 Nov 2015

Death of personal GPS navigation devices? Offline navigation with Google Maps is now available!

Death of personal GPS navigation devices? Offline navigation with Google Maps is now available!

Google is gradually rolling out offline navigation features on its Maps app for Android from today. It will be available for iOS users soon. Read on to find out more!

Friday, 13 Nov 2015

Apple planning to launch a person-to-person mobile payment service in 2016

Apple planning to launch a person-to-person mobile payment service in 2016

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is in talks with several U.S banks to launch a person-to-person mobile payment service in 2016.

Looking for an alternative web browser on iOS? Try Mozilla's Firefox Browser

Looking for an alternative web browser on iOS? Try Mozilla's Firefox Browser

After testing its iOS Firefox browser for two months, Mozilla finally made it available for all to download on the Apple App Store. It requires iOS 8.2 or later, and is compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It is also optimized for the iPad Pro.

Thursday, 5 Nov 2015

Two out of three iOS devices are now running Apple's iOS 9

Two out of three iOS devices are now running Apple's iOS 9

As of 2nd November, 66% of all compatible devices have downloaded Apple's iOS 9.

Tuesday, 3 Nov 2015

Hackers claim US$1 million bounty for remotely jailbreaking an iPhone

Hackers claim US$1 million bounty for remotely jailbreaking an iPhone

A team of hackers just claimed a US$1 million bounty for finding vulnerabilities in the latest version of iOS that enables attackers to remotely jailbreak an iPhone and install any app with full privileges.

Thursday, 29 Oct 2015

Microsoft to merge Sunrise's calendar features into Outlook

Microsoft to merge Sunrise's calendar features into Outlook

In a blog post today that details the new look for Outlook for iOS and Android, Microsoft has also taken the opportunity to announce that it intends to "bring the best of Sunrise to Outlook”. Depending on which app you use, this can either be good or bad news.

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015

More Android users switched to iPhone in Q4 than in any other quarter

More Android users switched to iPhone in Q4 than in any other quarter

During Apple's quarterly conference call, CEO Tim Cook revealed that a whopping 30% of iPhone buyers switched from Android in the fourth quarter, the highest ever recorded in a single quarter.

Saturday, 24 Oct 2015

The emoji war is about to begin with Android working on its own emojis

The emoji war is about to begin with Android working on its own emojis

Hiroshi Lockheimer, who is the SVP of Android, tweeted that the team is working on new emojis. This could be in response to the latest Apple's iOS 9.1 update where there are over 150 new emojis.

Friday, 23 Oct 2015

Facebook fixes iOS app, should stop it from draining your battery

Facebook fixes iOS app, should stop it from draining your battery

Facebook has just released an update to its iOS app that rectifies a major battery draining bug that is affecting some users.

Apple's App Store data shows that over 60% of devices currently run on iOS 9

Apple's App Store data shows that over 60% of devices currently run on iOS 9

Apple updated its App Store data chart which reveals that the adoption rate of iOS 9 is currently at 61%.

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