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iOS devices refer to any of Apple’s hardware that runs the iOS mobile operating system which include iPhones, iPads, and iPods. Historically, Apple releases a new iOS version once a year, the current version is iOS 10. Here is the complete list of iOS 10 compatible devices.

iOS Devices Stories July 23

iOS security researcher Will Strafach agrees with a recent claim that Apple can do more when it comes to combating NSO and others who exploit combat zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS.

It follows a report by Amnesty International that said that NSO spyware Pegasus was being used to mount zero-click attacks against human rights activists, lawyers, and journalists …

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iOS Devices Stories June 29

Update: Twitter’s Kayvon Beykpour says this is a bug that it’s working on fixing. The Twitter Support account says the fix is rolled out.

Twitter is making a controversial change to its web application. Until recently, Twitter on the web allowed users to easily switch between an algorithmic feed and a chronological feed with a single click, but that option is now being removed completely for people who use Twitter in their browser.

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iOS Devices Stories October 2, 2020

Apple’s App Store revenue grew 31% year-on-year in Q3, climbing from $14.5B last year to $19B this year, according to Sensor Tower analytics data.

Google Play revenue grew even faster, with 33.8% growth, but still only managed a little over half of Apple’s numbers at $10.3B …

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iOS Devices Stories July 22, 2020

Siri to see more competition from Alexa as it gains the ability to launch and control iOS apps

Amazon has announced that it’s launching a preview of a new feature coming to Alexa: the ability to launch and control iOS and Android apps. This functionality comes as Amazon is working on boosting adoption of its voice assistant beyond its popular smart speakers.

iOS Devices Stories November 18, 2019

Apple and Salesforce have announced a redesigned Salesforce Mobile App, a brand new skills-acquisitions app, and a next-generation SDK as the next stage in the strategic partnership created back in 2018.

Apple CEO Tim Cook is also speaking tomorrow at the Dreamforce conference…

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iOS Devices Stories August 19, 2019

A hacker has released the first public jailbreak for modern iPhones in several years, according to a new report from Motherboard. The report details that with the release of iOS 12.4, Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability that it had originally fixed in iOS 12.3, opening the door for this jailbreak to be publicly released for iOS 12.4.

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iOS Devices Stories March 12, 2019

If you were an early user of the iPhone App Store, you likely remember Rolando. It was a puzzle-adventure game released in December of 2008, and one of the first iOS games to achieve widespread popularity.

Now, Rolando is being remastered for 2019 as “Rolando: Royal Edition,” and you can pre-order it now.

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iOS Devices Stories January 28, 2019

iOS and Android loyalty levels higher than ever; Android just ahead for now

Both iOS and Android loyalty are at the highest levels ever seen, according to the latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) …

iOS Devices Stories January 18, 2019

Microsoft is admitting smartphone defeat and is now officially urging any remaining Windows 10 Mobile users to switch to an iOS or Android device instead.

In an End of Support document spotted by Thurrott, Microsoft notifies users that Windows 10 Mobile will cease to receive new security updates after December 10, 2019.

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iOS Devices Stories January 9, 2019

Instagram is rolling out a new feature today, which will allow users who manage multiple accounts to post the same content to all feeds more directly. Previously, users were required to either manually repost the content on the desired accounts or utilize a third-party repost app.

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iOS Devices Stories June 27, 2016

Apple TV 4th Gen Remote App Now Playing HQ

The new Apple TV Remote app, which Apple TV owners have been expecting since Eddy Cue acknowledged its development, is now available for testing. Available directly as an IPA installable via iTunes, the Apple TV Remote app can be accessed by registered Apple developers.

The Remote app has been designed to, as Apple states in its release notes, bring the “best of the Siri Remote” to iOS devices. Not only will the Remote app allow users to easily navigate the Apple TV interface, it can also be used as a controller to control basic games.

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iOS Devices Stories June 21, 2016

Apple releases iOS 9.3.3 beta 3 + tvOS 9.2.2 beta 3 to developers & public beta testers

While Apple has mostly moved on to iOS 10 beta testing at this point, the minor iOS 9.3.3 update is still in beta and received its third developer release today. iOS 9.3.3 beta 3 for developers brings the build to 13Y823. Changes so far haven’t been noticeable as the update is likely focused on security enhancements and bug fix improvements.

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iPhone 7 rumors have been notably tame this year, and that’s because the next-generation iPhone is widely expected to be a further revision to the iPhone 6 series and not a radically different design. The Wall Street Journal is the latest to report on Apple’s expected plans for the iPhone 7, describing a situation where the iPhone 7 closely resembles the iPhone 6s minus the headphone jack. WSJ reports that this will result in a thinner design that’s more water-resistant than current models.

But the report also believes the 2017 iPhone will be dramatically different, featuring an OLED display like the Apple Watch and embedding the Touch ID sensor in the display while losing the Home button…

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9to5Toys Last Call: Retina MacBook Pro $1,000, Anker Lightning cable $6, iPhone 5s w/ service $160, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

The new Sphero iPhone-connected SPRK+ has upgraded specs and is still adorable

  • WD’s My Passport Wireless Pro might be the best storage device for your iPhone, Mac and DSLR
  • Ex-Apple engineers made this $499 rearview backup camera that uses iPhone as a display
  • Add some bump to your home theater system: Harman Kardon 5.1-Ch. Speaker Bundle $185 
  • Get power protection for the home with the APC 8-Outlet Surge Suppressor $10 (Reg. $21)
  • This Canon imageCLASS wireless laser printer comes w/ an extra toner cartridge for $100
  • This mini Black+Decker hand vac doubles as an upright to help with all that pet hair: $79 
  • Green Deals: Tegu 22-piece Environmentally-Friendly Block Set $34 (Reg. $50+), more
  • Grab a new pair of ASICS running shoes at up to 50% off: GEL-Excite 3 $30 shipped
  • Contigo makes one of the best stainless steel travel mugs on the market, now under $13 

Grab Apple’s latest 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro on sale from $1,000 shipped w/ .edu ($300 savings)

Anker launches sale on Amazon for a bunch of its iPhone accessories: Lightning cables $6, cases from $5, more

Get an iPhone 5s 16GB (refurb) w/ a month of FreedomPop’s Unlimited for $160

Best Buy will give you an Apple Watch for $49 w/purchase of iPhone 6s/+ plan on AT&T/Verizon/Sprint ($250 off)

App Store Free App of the Week: TextGrabber + Translator goes free for the very first time (Reg. $5+)

Yoga Studio: one of the best iOS yoga apps out there just went free for the first time in a year (Reg. $4)

All the iOS Grand Theft Auto titles just went on sale up to 60% off: Liberty City Stories $3 (Reg. $7), more

Rovio’s Bad Piggies for iPhone/iPad goes free for the first time in years (Reg. $1)

How-to: Put a USB Charging port just about anywhere, without AC power for as little as $50 (Solar+Battery) 

Giotto’s $10 Rocket Air Blaster is the best way to keep your Mac clean for the money

Review: At just $24, this Leather Loop Band for Apple Watch looks great and won’t break the bank [Gallery]

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

HDTVs w/ Roku built-in offer great value, here’s a solid deal on a 48-inch model for $250 shipped

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

Protect your iPhone 6/s/Plus or 5/s/SE w/ a Ringke case for as little as $3 shipped

It’s time to get some free money w/ up to 20% off gift cards from Staples, Jiffy Lube and Petco

This flash drive adds another 32GB to your iPhone or iPad thanks to Lightning + USB 3.0 connectivity: $36 (Reg. $50)

Ditch that ugly plastic flash drive for an all-metal USB 3.0 Samsung from $7 Prime shipped (up to 60% off)

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

The Voltaire Coffee Grinder will tell you when your beans have gone bad

These new Donkey Kong, Zelda and 8-bit Mario Bros amiibo stands are some of the best

E3 2016:

Microsoft’s E3 keynote brings new Xbox One S console w/ 4K, Forza Horizon 3, teases next-gen, more

Sony crushes E3 2016 with non-stop games: God of War, Last Guardian, Spider-Man, new Kojima game, Resident Evil 7, more

All the biggest iOS/Android announcements from E3 2016: Elder Scrolls, more

Ubisoft’s E3 2016 keynote showcases Ghost Recon Wildlands, South Park, For Honor, Watch Dogs 2, more

EA gives a glimpse into upcoming releases at E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Madden, more [Videos]

Bethesda’s E3 2016 highlights include new Dishonored 2, Prey, Quake, Skyrim special edition, more

iOS Devices Stories June 20, 2016

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Three years ago, Apple was found guilty of anticompetitive behavior centered around ebook pricing and price-fixing. The case was in limbo for years as Apple appealed and tried to fight the ruling, but earlier this year the Supreme Court declined to hear the company’s appeal, putting Apple on the hook for $450 million. Law firm Hagens Berman today issued a press release revealing that payouts will begin being sent to affected customers tomorrow, June 21st.

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Since the first rumors emerged claiming Apple would ditch the headphone jack with this fall’s iPhone release, many have been speculating on what exactly Apple will include as a solution. According to a new report from Macotakara, it’s not Lightning-suited EarPods that Apple is planning to include, but rather the standard 3.5mm EarPods and an adapter.

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Nomad adds iPhone 6/6s cases to its new Horween Leather collection

Last week Apple accessory maker Nomad launched a new collection of Horween Leather-made products starting with two Lightning plus battery-equipped wallets. Today Nomad is expanding that collection with a new iPhone 6/6s case made with high quality leather from the Chicago company.

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Boxee founder Avner Ronen has launched Public, a chat app he described to Variety as ‘a third medium for broadcasting conversations’ after audio and video. The app appears similar to Talkshow in that a small group of people are able to participate in a text chat, but anyone can follow the conversation live …

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Samsung may think that running ads mocking Apple was the right thing to do, but it appears it isn’t above copying one of Apple’s most successful ad campaigns.

As CNET noticed, Samsung’s latest video ad – showing off the 4K video recording capabilities of its latest devices – is titled ‘Captured on Samsung Galaxy S7.’ Not quite as catchy as ‘Shot on iPhone,’ admittedly, but clearly inspired by the latter …

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The same developer who found the original iOS 10 Dark Mode references in the Messages app, Andy Wiik, has found even more evidence that Apple was/is developing a black appearance for its iPhone and iPad operating system. The latest screenshots show the iOS 10 Simulator presenting the Settings app in a dark interface style, with black cell backgrounds and white text.

The screenshots are captured from the iOS 10 Simulator where it is easier to inject code and discover unfinished flags and behaviour, like this Dark Mode interface style …

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iOS Devices Stories June 18, 2016

Safari Split View

iOS 10 makes it possible to view two Safari windows side-by-side on the iPad via a feature called Safari split-view. It’s similar to the standard Split View between separate apps, but there are some differences to consider as well. In the following video walkthrough, we’ll show you how to use Safari split-view, and highlight some of its notable features. expand full story

iOS Devices Stories June 17, 2016

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Apple today released a new version of its iTunes Connect app for iOS during a demo of new features for the iTunes Connect developer portal at the company’s WWDC 2016 conference. 

During its presentation, Apple noted that app review times “have gone way down” and offered a brief overview of changes it made to App Store policies. Apple recently completely revised guidelines to include easier to read language and an overall improved experience. 

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macOS Sierra hands-on

Although it hasn’t garnered the same level of excitement as iOS 10’s unveiling, there are quite a few compelling additions to be found in macOS Sierra. Along with a rebranded and more modern naming convention, macOS Sierra adds Siri, a Universal Clipboard for sharing clipboard contents between iOS and macOS, and many more underlying features. expand full story

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