iOS

This, is iOS 13

Today was WWDC and it still is this week! The keynote has finished and it is time to unpack all the new features of the next big version of iOS for iPhone and iPod touch. iPad now has its own OS called iPadOS, which we will cover in a separate post. iOS 13 has dark mode, new swipe-able keyboard, new apps, redesigned Messages app, Maps has new features and more! […]

Apple launches new, faster iPod touch

Yesterday, on Tuesday this week Apple announced that a new 7th generation iPod touch is out. Main features are that it is now based on the iPhone 7 internals as opposed to the iPhone 6 with the last model – from 2015. What’s new? The new iPod touch shares a lot of the same components as the last two models, with the 5th generation from 2012 and the 6th generation […]

Apple releases iOS 12.3.1 to fix issues with Messages

Just over a week ago, Apple released iOS 12.3 which included a brand new Apple TV app, AirPlay 2 improvements as well as the usual bug fixes. Now earlier today, iOS 12.3.1 has been made available for download and it addresses some minor bugs which cropped up. Release Notes iOS 12.3.1 includes bug fixes for your iPhone and iPad. This update: – Fixes an issue that could prevent making or […]

Apple releases iOS 12.3 with new Apple TV app and AirPlay 2 improvements

Back at the Apple event in March this year, Apple unveiled its new Apple TV+ service, Apple Arcade and Apple News+, the magazine and newspaper subscription. But along side the new Apple TV service, it was revealed that Apple would be redesigning the Apple TV app too later on, in May. What’s new? Along with the new TV app, which we cover further down in the post, iOS 12.3 also […]

Apple says that 80% of iOS devices that can, are now using iOS 12

Since iOS 12 was launched last September, the initial pickup was generally quick, especially compared to the previous year with iOS 11. This was mainly down to the focus on basic improvements for performance and stability, whereas iOS 10 and iOS 11 were much more buggy, in comparison. iOS 12 Now, this week Apple has now published new numbers, mainly aimed at its developers detailing the current adoption rate for […]

iOS 12.1.3 for iOS and HomePod released to fix a host of bugs

This week, Apple has released a much needed bug fix update for iOS 12, with iOS 12.1.3. This update applies to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and the HomePod, as the HomePod basically runs a lighter version of iOS, it gets all the updates too. What has been fixed? Messages Some users had issues with Messages, where if you scrolled through a list of images in the details panel, it would […]

iOS 12 is now running on more than half of active devices

iOS 12 was released a little under a month ago, back in September – and already over half of the devices that can run iOS 12, are now running it. Last year, in 2017 with iOS 11 – it took 50 days for 50% of devices to start running iOS 11. Quick takeup With iOS 12, it has been well advertised that this new update does in fact help improve […]

iOS 12.0.1 released, fixes iPhone XS charging bug and WiFi issues

Today, Apple has released the first update to iOS 12 since it was released almost a month ago. iOS 12.0.1, which is now out for download fixes a number of bugs and issues that have occurred since the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were launched, some users have reported WiFi issues as well as a number of charging issues. Charging issues When the iPhone XS starting shipping out to […]

iOS 12.1 released to developers for testing

Just as the final release of iOS 12 was released yesterday for iPhone and iPad, along comes a new version, for developers only at this stage. iOS 12.1 is now out for registered developers and is intended for testing compatibility between the new code in iOS and the developer’s apps. What’s new? Well, in the release of iOS 12 yesterday – one of the big name features wasn’t included, Group […]

iOS 12 is out now, here’s how to update and what’s new

Back in June at WWDC Apple as it usually does unveiled this years update for the iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch. iOS 12 includes many new features, but above all the new update focuses on the performance. Apple has mentioned that all supported devices will see some performance improvements. iOS 12 is compatible with all the devices that supported iOS 11 from last year, which is the iPhone 5s […]