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Search Results for: iOS 8
Apple has released today iOS 8.4, which includes a revamped Music.app and Apple’s on-demand music streaming service, Apple Music.
iOS 8.4 is available right now as an OTA ( over-the-air ) download. Apple Music is located within the Music app and it’s available right away. However, Beats 1 radio service will kick off at 9 AM Pacific Time.
iOS 8.4 also includes the relocation of audiobooks from the Music app to the iBooks app, consolidating all books, print, and audio into one convenient spot, and a new Audiobooks for CarPlay app, giving drivers a standalone app dedicated to playing their audiobooks.
Popular iOS jailbreak tweak LockInfo, has been updated to bring full iOS 8 support. If you’re not familiar with the tweak, LockInfo allows you to get all of your notifications and widgets on your lockscreen, interact with your notifications by using select and swipe actions, and it also comes with an email and calendar event viewer so you can see your emails and calendar events right from your lockscreen.
LockInfo 8 is available right now in Cydia’s ModMyi repository for $4.99 with a 14-day free trial. If you already own LockInfo, the tweak is available for upgrade for only $1.99.
Apple has released iOS 8.2 which comes with support for Apple Watch and includes improvements to the Health app, increased stability and bug fixes. The update is available now OTA ( over-the-air ). Do not update if you’re jailbroken. Updating a jailbroken device to a new iOS will result in loosing the ability to jailbreak the device ( at least for a while ).
Just a quick heads-up. Apple just released iOS 8.1.3. The update can be installed via OTA ( over-the-air ) and includes bug fixes, increased stability and performance improvements, including:
- Reduces the amount of storage required to perform a software update
- Fixes an issue that prevented some users from entering their Apple ID password for Messages and FaceTime
- Addresses an issue that caused Spotlight to stop displaying app results
- Fixes an issue which prevented multitasking gestures from working on iPad
- Adds new configuration options for education standardized testing
NOTE: if you jailbreak your device, stay away from that update button for now.
The PanguTeam has just released their Pangu8 jailbreaking tool for iOS 8.0/8.1 that includes a working version of Cydia. It has support for ALL iOS 8+ compatible devices including the iPhone 6/6 Plus, iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.
Jump over the break to check out how to use the tool to jailbreak your iOS device.
For those of you that were waiting on an iOS 8+ jailbreak, the Pangu Team released it today. That’s good news, but it is only available for Windows and comes without Cydia. The tool was meant for developers, granting SSH access. Here’s the even better news. Saurik released an updated version of Cydia that can be installed manually after you jailbreak your iOS device.
Right on schedule. Apple released today, as promised, iOS 8.1 – the first major update to iOS 8. The new update brings bug fixes, speed improvements, UI changes, enables continuity features ( text message forwarding and instant hotspot ), opens access to Apple’s iCloud Photo Library beta.
Craig Federighi, Apple’s senior VP of software engineering, has just announced that iOS 8.1 is coming next Monday, and will bring Apple Pay compatibility in tow for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. It’ll also bring back the Camera Roll, which should be good news for iPhone users who miss that feature when it was taken away before. Additionally, those who update to the new firmware will get access to the public beta of iCloud Photo Library, which gives you the ability to access the full resolution of all your photos and videos without any downscaling.
Just one week after iOS 8 was launched, Apple releases its first update – iOS 8.0.1. The new updated fixes a number of bugs including an issue that caused custom keyboards to become deselected after entering a passcode, an issue that prevented HealthKit apps from working correctly, it improves Reacability on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, fixes a bug that disabled file uploads in Safari, and brings better support for the Ask to Buy feature in Family Sharing.
iOS 8.0.1 can be downloaded right now OTA ( over the air ) or via iTunes…
Look up at the top left corner of your iPhone… You see those little dots? As you should be aware by now, these dots are Apple’s way of representing something as complicated as a reception meter in a way a layman should understand. While this representation works for most users, it’s terribly inaccurate, and frankly doesn’t present much information.
What you may not be aware of however is that starting with iOS 4.1 Apple included a hidden app called “test app” that, when opened, enables a cool db meter where your traditional signal dots would be.
Jump over the break to learn how to enable numeric signal strength on your iPhone…