iOS 10

Apple Shows Off HomeKit Functionality With New Website, Video Spot

Apple has updated the HomeKit webpage, including a new video spot demonstrating what the application, using iOS 10, is potentially capable of doing in a room (via 9to5Mac). The 45-second video demonstrates the Home app for iOS 10 in action, showing a woman operating a range of devices from her phone, including the Honeywell Lyric Round thermostat, Kwikset...

iOS 10 Adoption Rate Reaches Nearly 80 Percent

Five months ago, Apple released iOS 10, the newest version of its mobile operating system, for all supported Apple devices. The operating system rolled out at the same time the Cupertino company released the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, and now, according to Apple, it has been installed on 79 percent of compatible devices. After...

Apple Says 76% of Devices are Now Using iOS 10

Apple has updated their App Store distribution page to indicate iOS 10 adoption has reached 76% of devices, based on App Store usage as of January 4, 2017. Last year, iOS 9 reached 79% of devices in March, so this adoption of iOS 10 at 76% in early January suggests the pace has been much...

iOS 10 Now Installed On The Majority Of Compatible Devices

This week Apple released the first official information on iOS 10 usage since the mobile operating system first dropped in September. The data reveals that more than half of iOS 10 compatible devices are now running the current generation software.   Image courtesy of Apple   Announced through an update to Apple’s developer website, iOS […]

Zerodium Sets Bug Bounty for Zero-Day iOS 10 Exploits at $1.5M

Security startup Zerodium involved in buying and selling OS exploits, has today announced that its bug bounty for previously undisclosed or zero-day exploits for iOS 10 now stands at $1.5 million, a significant jump from last years $1 million max, Wired is reporting. The amount will be paid to anyone who can pull off a remote jailbreak of Apple’s...

iOS 10 Security Flaw Makes Backup Password Hacks 2,500 Times Quicker

There is a major security flaw in the iOS 10 backup protection mechanism, say ElcomSoft's security researchers. The flaw allows attackers to bypass certain security checks when enumerating passwords protecting local (iTunes) backups made by iOS 10 devices (via TNW). According to a blog post published today, Moscow-based Elcomsoft's security researchers have discovered that iOS 10 backups include...

Canada Lacks Apple News App in iOS 10, Gets Widget Instead

When Apple launched iOS 9, they debuted their own curated news app, made available to customers in the USA. Canadians could easily acquire the app by changing some regional settings, but the hope was we’d see the native app appear in iOS 10. The public release of iOS 10 came earlier this week and to...

How to Fix iOS 10 iMessage Effects Not Working on iPhone

One of the biggest features of iOS 10 is the all-new Messages app, which allows users to send stickers, Digital Touch messages, sketches and even draw on top of videos and photos. But for some users, the new ability to view iOS 10 effects received from messages aren’t working or showing. All they see is...

How to Disable ‘Press Home to Unlock’ in iOS 10 on iPhone, iPad

iOS 10 was released yesterday and it introduces a new way to unlock your iPhone, by asking you to “Press home to unlock”, which requires pressing the Home button. This replaces the decade-old “Slide to unlock” and change can be difficult for some. The lockscreen in iOS 10 now has widgets if you slide to...