iOS

iOS is the mobile operating system that runs on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, and other mobile hardware from Apple. Though it may look differently and run on different hardware, iOS is based upon a highly modified version of OS X, the desktop operating system software that runs on Macs.

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iOS 8 Beta 3 Download Released for Developers by Apple

Jul 7, 2014 - 1 Comment
iOS 8 beta 3 OTA update

Apple has released the third beta release of iOS 8 to those registered with the iOS Developer Program. All eligible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices can install the beta 3 update immediately, which is versioned as build number 12a4318c. The update is said to include numerous bug fixes and improvements, and marks another milestone … Read More

Type Line Breaks & Enter a New Line in Messages for iOS

Jul 5, 2014 - 7 Comments
Type a line break in Messages app for iOS

Most iPhone users spend a lot of time typing in Messages, the text messaging app native to iOS that sends iMessages between yourself and others. While the basic functionality is pretty straightforward, what’s perhaps a little less obvious is how to enter onto a new line when typing an iMessage without actually sending the message, … Read More

Force iOS to Recalculate Device Usage Statistics with a Reboot

Jul 3, 2014 - Leave a Comment
Settings

The device Usage statistics shown in iOS Settings > General > Usage offer a quick look at how much capacity is available, actively being used by apps, and their respective data and caches. Similarly, usage data is also available to track app cellular data usage. Sometimes these usage statistics will appear blank though, showing a … Read More

Zoom Into Instagram Photos with This Neat iPhone Trick

Jul 1, 2014 - 4 Comments
Zooming into Instagram photos with an iPhone trick

The photo-centric social network of Instagram has no shortage of amazing and inspiring pictures, but something that has probably bugged more people than just me is the inability to zoom in on images posted to the service. Many first-time instagram users try to ‘double-tap’ to zoom, which of course just “hearts’” the picture rather than … Read More

Users Can Jailbreak iOS 7.1.2 with Pangu

Jun 30, 2014 - 7 Comments
Pangu Jailbreak

The recently released iOS 7.1.2 update from Apple can already be jailbroken with the assistance of the Pangu jailbreak utility. The tool continues to work to jailbreak any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch capable of running iOS 7.1.2, without any modifications.

iOS 7.1.2 Update Released [IPSW Download Links]

Jun 30, 2014 - 9 Comments
iOS 7.1.2

iOS 7.1.2 has been released by Apple, available for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices that are compatible with iOS 7. The update includes multiple bug fixes and security updates, and is recommended for all users to install. Additionally, an update to Apple TV versioned as 6.2 is available. The official release notes accompanying … Read More

How to Jailbreak iPhone & iPad on iOS 7.1.1 with Pangu

Jun 29, 2014 - 10 Comments
pangu-jailbreak-iphone

The 1.1.0 version of Pangu Jailbreak for iOS 7.1.1 is now available for users interested in jailbreaking their compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Basically, if the device can run iOS 7.1.1, it can be jailbroken with the Pangu tool using a fairly straightforward process from a Windows PC or Mac, and that’s what … Read More

Find Saved Passwords on iPhone & iPad in Safari

Jun 26, 2014 - 3 Comments
Finding a saved Safari password in iOS

The Autofill feature of Safari makes logging in to websites much easier in iOS, not having to remember and type in every single password for every website under the sun that you come across. While saving passwords with autofill is undoubtedly helpful, it can also mean it’s easier to forget what a password is, since … Read More

Enable Button Shapes in iOS to Improve Usability & Make Tap Targets Obvious

Jun 25, 2014 - 4 Comments
Enabling Button Shapes in iOS to improve usability

One of the major changes that came along with the iOS visual overhaul was the removal of obvious buttons across the operating system and apps found on the iPhone and iPad. While the result is a cleaner, flatter, and more streamlined appearance in iOS, many users have found the removal of obvious buttons to be … Read More

Watch ABC News, PBS Kids, & Other New Channels on Apple TV

Jun 24, 2014 - 6 Comments
Apple TV

Apple has added a few additional channels to the Apple TV, including ABC News, PBS Kids, AOL On, and Willow. Additionally, the Flickr app has received an update on Apple TV to improve the photo browsing experience for that service. All new channels are free to access, with the exception of Willow.

Type an Email Address Faster with Automatic TLD Shortcuts in iOS Mail

Jun 23, 2014 - 3 Comments
Mail icon

Did you know the quick access TLD trick in iOS expands into Mail app for quickly typing email addresses too? If you didn’t, you’re certainly not alone, and though many iPhone and iPad users are familiar with the Safari TLD shortcuts accessible on the iOS keyboard, not as many seem to know that this expands … Read More

Select Paragraphs & Large Text Block Easily in iOS with a Two-Finger Tap

Jun 21, 2014 - 17 Comments
Select a paragraph or large text block instantly in iOS with a two-finger tap trick

Most iPhone and iPad users know that you can tap and hold onto any text within iOS to select it, then by using the little draggable bars, you can adjust the size of the text selection rather easily too. While this is great for selecting a single word, a sentence, and even a small block … Read More

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