iOS 9

Twitter for iOS Gets Support for Peek and Pop 3D Touch Gestures

On Friday, Twitter released an update to its iOS app with native support for in-app Peek and Pop 3D Touch gestures. The latest Twitter version 6.54 builds on existing 3D Touch integration that the company introduced shortly after Apple rollout out iOS 9 last fall. In particular, iPhone 6s and 6s Plus owners can now...

iOS 9 Disables Touch ID if You Don’t Use it for Eight Hours

As pointed out by MacWorld, Apple has updated its list of cases in which you are asked to enter a passcode even when Touch ID is enabled, in order to unlock your device in iOS 9. In addition to device restart, five failed fingerprint recognition attempts and receiving a remote lock command via Find My iPhone, a passcode is...

Apple Says iOS 9 Adoption Has Reached 79% of Devices

Apple has updated its App Store distribution page to note 79% of devices are now running iOS 9, based on App Store usage as of March 7, 2015. When iOS 9 was released back in mid-September, it took just over three weeks for 57% of devices to update. Shortly after the release of iOS 9, Apple...

Apple Says iOS 9 Adoption Has Reached 66% of Devices

Apple has updated its App Store distribution page to note 66% of devices are now running iOS 9, based on App Store usage as of November 2, 2015. When iOS 9 was released back in mid-September, it took just over three weeks for 57% of devices to update. After the initial upgrade to iOS 9, new...

tvOS 9.0 Download Released for New Apple TV

Apple has released the final retail version of tvOS 9 for the new Apple TV (device name AppleTV5,3), build 13T396, ahead of the device’s launch tomorrow. The firmware was made available on Apple's servers and will be available for users that need to restore via iTunes (particularly developers that want App Store access). http://twitter.com/stroughtonsmith/status/659824680002539520 Just over...

Apple Explains How Wi-Fi Assist Feature Works in iOS 9

Last month we shared how to disable the new feature Wi-Fi Assist in iOS 9, which automatically switches you over to cellular data if Wi-Fi connectivity is poor. Some suspected this feature was possibly sapping precious Canadian data plans (for those without generous plans like SK, MB, QC). Apple recently posted a support document for Wi-Fi...

How to Jailbreak iOS 9 Untethered with Pangu [VIDEO]

Last night the Pangu team surprised everyone and released an untethered jailbreak for iOS 9 to iOS 9.0.2. If your iOS device can support iOS 9, it can be jailbroken. Right now, the tool is only available for Windows, but expect an OS X version coming shortly. https://twitter.com/PanguTeam/status/654156260141457408 In the meantime, here’s video tutorial on...

iOS 9 Adoption Rate Hits 57% of Devices in Three Weeks

iOS 9 was released just over three weeks ago and in that time period the adoption rate of the latest mobile operating system has hit 57% of iOS devices, according to App Store usage as of October 5, says Apple. Shortly after the release of iOS 9, Apple said the update was already installed on...

iOS 9 ‘Nearby’ Suggestions Feature Showing Up in Canada Again

During the last beta of iOS 9, developers and public beta testers were able to see the Nearby feature when swiping to right on their iPhone or iPad. This Maps feature allowed instant shortcuts to points of interest near your location. However, when iOS 9 was publicly released, the feature disappeared, as many of you...

What if You Used iOS 9’s Battery Saving Low Power Mode All the Time?

What happens if you enable iOS 9’s battery saving Low Power Mode all the time? Matt Birchler (via MacStories) did some unscientific tests, which returned some interesting results. He enabled the feature on certain days of the week and compared his remaining battery life to days it was disabled. Here’s his graph below—as you can...