iOS 7 busted out of Cupertino mere days ago, yet adoption of the new operating system for Apple's iPhone is already knocking at the door of its predecessor, according to analytics provider Mixpanel. Considering iOS 6 burnt the sky with the speed at which it was installed when it hit last year, I guess iOS 7's popularity is not surprising.
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iOS 7 is here! It's different! It's beautiful! It's... terrifying! Not brave enough for this brave new world? It might not be too late to go back. Past a certain point it's going to become virtually impossible to put iOS 6 back on your phone, but for now you may be able to postpone the inevitable. Be warned: The road ahead is treacherous.
There's little question that iOS 7 is the most transformative update to iOS in its six-year history. It's not just about the flat design. The first time I laid hands on the new operating system, I felt like I had a new phone, one that looked prettier and, more importantly, felt more useful.
When Apple showed-off the new, flat iOS 7 at this year's Worldwide Developer Conference, everyone laughed hardest at one simple joke: "no more stitching? How does it all stay up there?". The death of skeuomorphic design in iOS is just the beginning: what if apps like calculators and calendars looked nothing like their real-world counterparts and developers created new, out-of-the-box designs for time-trodden and traditional things? Meet the most beautiful calendar concept you'll ever see: one that's not anchored in the old design of cubes, pages and months — a modern calendar for a modern age.
Whenever you bring up jailbreaking with the uninitiated, you're faced with that one, recurring question: "Why? Why should I jailbreak?" This beautiful, functional, better-than-stock lockscreen is as good an answer as any.
Apple has been keeping busy rolling out small patches for iOS 6. The latest, iOS 6.1.3 beta 2 just hit developers. Importantly, 9To5Mac reports that the update fixes the gaping lock screen bug that allows access even with out a passcode.
iOS 6.1.1 was released yesterday, and there's already a jailbreak available for it. The Evasi0n jailbreak tool, which hit the internet last week has been updated to version 1.3, and it will now liberate everything.
With the new jailbreak for iOS 6, it's time to start playing around with all the handy apps and tweaks on your newly-freed device. Here's a look at some of our favourites available in Cydia for iOS 6.
So you must have heard about jailbreaking by now. Maybe you already hopped right on the long-awaited iOS 6.1 jailbreak for iPhone 5, or maybe jailbreaking is just something you're vaguely aware of. Now is as good a time as any to dive in head first, and you should consider giving it a shot.
Freedom! It's been a long time coming, but following last week's iOS 6.1 release, there's finally a jailbreak that will work on your iPhone 5, and it extends to pretty much every other iOS 6.1 device out there too.
Victoria Police has taken the unusual step of contacting Apple after a number of motorists made the foolish mistake of actually trusting Apple Maps on an iOS 6 device. Here's how we imagine the conversation went.
It's been official for a while now: iOS 6 Maps suck. Everyone from Tim Cook to my mother knows it, but now it's getting scary. Victoria Police are advising people not to use iOS 6 Maps due to safety concerns. What are those safety concerns? Oh nothing, really, just people stranded deep inside a remote national park.