Posts tagged "iOS 6"

Apple Forces Developers to Use More User-Friendly Advertising Identifiers

Apple’s App Review team has started rejecting apps using a technology called “cookie tracking” or “Safari flip-flop,” Techcrunch’s sources report. Cookie tracking is an alternative method mobile app developers are using to collect information about the device’s owner and paint a complete picture of an individual in terms of preferences,

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iOS Releases 6.1.2 Bug Fixes

With issues rising at every turn for iOS, Apple once again released a small software update that will hope to resolve its aggravating issues. On Tuesday, the tech giant issued the iOS 6.1.2 supplemental update, which promises to fix “an Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity

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iOS Saves SMS Attachments Even After You Delete Them; Potentially Harmful for Business SMS — And Personal Texting

After the evasi0n untethered jailbreak tool arrived and iOS 6 opened up, iPhone/iPad users with their devices jailbroken or not have faced a couple of interesting pieces of news including one that makes business SMS texting (not to mention personal…) risky. First, there was the addition of a Radio button,

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Apple Job Posting Looks to Improve Siri Dialog in a Number of Ways

It was a little over a year ago when Apple debuted Siri on the iPhone 4S. At its start, Siri was able to assist iPhone 4S users by checking the weather for them, changing their schedule on the fly and setting up alarms when a mid-day nap was in order.

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Do Not Disturb Feature Takes Itself a Little Too Literally

The “Do Not Disturb” feature that was unveiled with the advent of iOS 6 is a handy feature that is enjoyed by many iPhone users for a variety of reasons. The main reason is that a user can set hours during which alerts and calls (except for certain calls, as

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Google Thinks Apple’s Mapping Solution Was a Bad Move, Speaks Future & Patent Wars

Well, here is another story for the books to add about Google's conundrum with Apple. Speaking with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher of AllThingsD, Google chairman Eric Schmidt was pressed to answer questions regarding Apple's mapping technology. Schmidt used the forum to reveal the future (or lack of?), that the two technology powerhouses are heading towards.

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iPhone 5′s Third Mic: “Intended for Much-Improved Siri, Videos, and Calls”

As if two microphones were not enough, Apple has gone a step further with iPhone 5 to improve its mic system. Clearer audio and a wideband range of frequencies are just two features that the three-microphone setup brings to the mix. We have heard from a close source that had

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New Colorful iPod touch Takes Cues from iPhone 5

Following iPhone 5′s introduction came another upgrade to the iOS lineup to a device that has been largely overlooked in the past year. iPod touch has been updated to suave specification that brings it more on par with the latest iPhone than it has in the past, on the same

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Apple Bringing iCloud Apps to the Web

Apple has heard the silent calls pleading them to bring aspects of iCloud to the web, undergoing a beta to grant that wish. At its updated site, there will be a hub online for users to access iCloud staples including Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Notes, Reminders, Find My iPhone, and even iWork functionality by way of HTML5 apps.

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Apple’s Maps Trade Transit Directions for Apps

Among the features found in Google Maps that Apple's own company-developed mapping solution replacing it lacks is a crucial one near-and-dear to city dwellers: transit directions. Instead, Apple is relying on developers to plug in that gaping hole lacking dynamic directions based around train, bus, and subway schedules. Could this be a front in the iOS 6 beta for bigger third-party app integration plans?

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