Class-Action Lawsuit Alleges Apple Intentionally Forced Users to Upgrade to iOS 7
A class-action lawsuit was filed on California on Thursday, claiming that Apple forced iPhone users to upgrade to iOS 7, by breaking one of the most used apps on such smartphones, FaceTime. The new class action suit stems from a different lawsuit targeting the iPhone maker, Apple Insider writes. Apple lost a patent infringement case...
Cool Hack: Watch This iPad 2 Triple Boot iOS 5, 6 and 7 [VIDEO]
The hacker who thinks jailbreaking is annoying -- and he backs up his claim on his blog -- just can't sit tight and leave the potential of the iPad unexplored. He hacks iDevices for fun and pleasure and in a recently published video shows off an iPad 2 with a tweak that can be his...
iOS 6 Users Complaining Of Automatic iOS 7 Download By Software Update
Some iOS 6 users who are still not planning to upgrade to the latest iOS 7, are reportedly complaining that the built-in Software Update tool is downloading the large-sized iOS 7 over-the-air on their iOS devices even before asking them to upgrade, taking up space that can't be reclaimed, according to CNET . While it won't initiate the install process...
CoreText Exploit Crashes iOS and Mac Apps
A recently discovered CoreText exploit related to a specific sequence of Arabic characters can cause an error, which, as a result, crashes any application using the WebKit engine under iOS 6 and Mac OS, Habrahabr.ru reports. According to the Russian site, the vulnerability can be reproduced by sending a possible string of text as an...
Apple Charts iOS Fragmentation
Chitika has already pointed to a high adoption rate of iOS 6 before the 2013 Worldwide Developers’ Conference kicked off, and Tim Cook pointed to the same numbers while he was onstage. Now Apple has posted the same pie chart format Google has on its public developer site (via AppleInsider). The main difference between the...
Ahead of WWDC, Apple’s iOS 6 on 93% of iDevices
A few days before iOS 7 is introduced to the tech world at the Worldwide Developers Conference, Chitika has found that iOS 6, the current version of Apple's mobile operating system, is on 93% of iDevices. The market research firm has examined iOS under its loupe ahead of the highly anticipated Apple Keynote scheduled for...
Video Tutorial: Evasi0n iOS 6.1 Jailbreak
The newest untethered jailbreak – evasi0n – is out for your iOS devices running iOS 6.0 through 6.1. We have a great step-by-step walk through on how to do it here. But if you’re like me, you may want to see the process from start to finish visually. So here is my video tutorial on […]
Apple Denies Samsung Access To iOS 6 Source Code In Korea
In an ongoing patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung in Korea’s Seoul Central District Court, Apple has denied Samsung’s request to share the iOS 6 source code, reports The Korea Times (via TechCrunch). According to the publication, Samsung believes that without looking into iOS 6, it can’t judge whether Apple’s software infringes its technology patents. Samsung […]
Is the Final Version of iOS 6.1 Ready for Public Release?
A couple reports surfaced recently claiming that Apple is about to release a new beta of iOS 6.1, which could be the golden master build, meaning the software is ready to go public.
Pod2g Claims There Will Be No Untethered Jailbreak for iPhone 5
Pod2g, the hacker that is supposed to be working with the members of the Chronic Dev Team on an untethered jailbreak solution for iOS 6 and iPhone 5, has had a pretty interesting conversation with i0n1c today.
“Do Not Disturb” in iOS 6 Fails to Turn Off on New Year’s Day [Update]
What’s up with dates and times in iOS? Back in 2011 New Year’s day alarms failed to go off causing users to miss their morning wake up calls. Today, reports are coming in Do Not Disturb mode fails to turn itself off, as first noted by MacRumors. When Do Not Disturb mode is turned on, […]