Update: several credible sources have told me they believe iJailbreak Pro is a scam. I have removed the link.
Cloud storage service Dropbox looks a bit different on iPhone and iPad today.
The new game controller works with iOS 7 devices.
BitTorrent Sync, the way to sync your files without Dropbox, without the cloud, and without the risk of the NSA snooping through your private data, just hit the million-user mark.
Apple updated iOS 7 today from 7.02 to 7.03, but the number of changes is vastly more than you would typically expect from a point update, with new features for security, the lock screen, search, iMessage, and much more.
Apple CEO Tim Cook announced this morning that two thirds of iPhones are running iOS 7 already. At least I think he did.
The normally tight-lipped Apple let one announcement slip ahead of its Tuesday media event.
Apple’s new mobile operating system iOS 7 has been one of the most successful launches in history, reaching a shocking 18 percent adoption rate in just 24 hours and rising to surpass iOS 6 within just a few days.
When Apple released iOS 7 to developers, it also introduced its own game-development engine called SpriteKit that only works with the latest version of its mobile operating system. Today, developer Space Inch released what Apple confirms is the first full iOS game built entirely using the new tool.
Regardless of your feelings on skeuomorphic design, mobile app makers are rushing to bring their products in line with iOS 7′s flat user interface. The latest reboot is Roambi, a mobile-only data visualization and content publishing app from eponymous developer Roambi (formerly MeLLmo).
Many iPhone and iPad users are angry with the color palette on Apple’s new iOS7. Some have even compared it to the Easter bunny on weed. But a few of the color world’s most influential experts like the choices because they fit current design trends towards lightness and harmony.
Media cloud startup Loom opened its service to the public today after a few months in private beta testing.
Netflix updated its popular app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch this morning, adding support for high-definition video streaming to your favorite Apple mobile device.
iOS 7 is probably the biggest change to Apple’s mobile operating system since the move from the first iPhone to the iPhone 3G with its newfangled app store. As such, developers are wondering how to update their apps, how to use it to the fullest, and how to ensure their existing apps don’t crash on iPhone owners’ fancy new iPhone 5S and 5C’s.
Nine days ago, Apple boasted that iOS 7 would soon be the world’s most popular mobile operating system. Today, the company is beginning to be proved correct.
Apple’s iOS 7 came out Wednesday, and with it a bunch of app updates to take advantage of the flat, new interface.
Facebook updated its iPhone and iPad app this morning for Apple’s new iOS 7. And the result is very reminiscent of Twitter.
Twitter just announced that its new iOS 7-compatible apps are available for download from the app store, and that they contain some pretty interesting integrations with Apple’s new mobile operating system.
Apple’s new mobile operating system ships to iPhone and iPad owners around the world today. I’ve been using it for the past three months, and while I think it’s the best version of iOS ever — and indeed, the best mobile operating system ever — there are still some things that new users are going to have to get used to.
Consider this your PSA: You can download iOS 7 now.
Apple has finally rolled out a much anticipated update to its iTunes digital media app today.
Editor’s Pick I’ve been using iOS 7 in various beta forms for the last three months, and it’s the best mobile operating system Apple has ever delivered.
If you’ve got an older iPhone or iPod Touch, Apple hasn’t forgotten about you.
Guest Post Apple is changing its entire design approach to this “flat” world with iOS 7 and Microsoft’s Windows 8 has taken a similar approach. But both ignore places where the skeuomorphic model is still critical to the usefulness of a technology.
“We have companies coming to us in an absolute panic,” Matt Johnston, CMO of uTest told me this morning. “We are going to read some horror stories of very popular apps two weeks after launch that suddenly their app reviews go way, way down.”
Guest Post We used to commission the world’s best artists to paint our chapels and ceremonial halls, we now commission the world’s best digital artists to create software.
Apple sent an e-mail today to developer requesting that they submit their iOS 7-compatible app for review. And to download the latest version — almost certainly the shipping version — of its new mobile operating system.
Guest Post The picture is finally becoming clear with what Apple will be doing around iOS 7 and its release. With all of this information, every organization should be asking: How does this affect us and the experiences we have created?
Tomorrow is Apple’s biggest opportunity since June to address the world. But it’s much bigger than that, really … it’s Apple’s biggest opportunity since October of last year to impress the pundits, analysts, press — and most importantly buyers — with its vision for the future.
That vision — and the man who crafts it — has been very much in question lately.
I guess there’s a lot of “developers” out there.
Guest Post Your calendar app has coil binding. Your digital library has bookshelves. Current mobile interfaces are designed to make the new look comfortably old and familiar. But that’s all going away in iOS 7.
Guest Post iOS 7 isn’t just another upgrade for Apple; it’s the most noteworthy iOS upgrade since the iPhone first hit the market in 2007.
Apple gave developers the latest test version of iOS 7 only a week after its last release — likely to make up for lost time after hack on the developer center.
If indeed Apple does bring that feature to iOS, even if only to new iPhones, it will be playing catch-up to Samsung, which has already released the capability in the Galaxy S4 with pretty spectacular capabilities.
“It’s so thin and barely readable, it looks like a scratch in the glass. This is not progress. This is art school masturbation.”
Most interestingly, this means that Apple has created camera-based gesture-sensing technology which could eventually find its way into apps and the operating system at large. Or even other Apple products, such as Apple TV or MacBooks.
“Speech recognition is easy,” Jones says. “The hard problem is figuring out what is really being asked for … and humans do that really well.”
Siri might be a man, but she’s a little conflicted about the switch.
Editor’s Pick If simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, then iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.