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 9 Beta 3 & WatchOS 2 Beta 3 Released for Developers

Jul 8, 2015 - 4 Comments
iOS 9 beta 3

Apple has released the third beta version of iOS 9 to users registered in the Apple Developer program, arriving as build 12A4293f. Separately, WatchOS 2 beta 3 is also available to developers.

Scan Credit Card Info with iPhone Camera in Safari

Jul 6, 2015 - 5 Comments
Scan credit card info with iPhone camera in Safari

If you’re shopping on the web from Safari with iPhone, you can make your check-out time faster and much easier by using a great built-in scanning feature to scan credit card details. This uses the iPhone camera to pull info directly from the card, preventing you from having to manually enter the sixteen digit number, … Read More

TaiG Jailbreak for iOS 8.4 Available

Jun 30, 2015 - 8 Comments
TaiG jailbreak for iOS 8.4

Jailbreak fans who updated to iOS 8.4 may be excited to learn that TaiG has released an updated version of their jailbreaking app to work with the latest version of iOS for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

iOS 8.4 Available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch [IPSW Download Links]

Jun 30, 2015 - 16 Comments
iOS 8.4 update download

Apple has released iOS 8.4 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. The version most prominently features the inclusion of a redesigned Music app with the Apple Music service, a streaming music and radio feature with a separate monthly fee. iOS 8.4 also includes a few minor bug fixes and improvements to iBooks and … Read More

How to Install Apps on Apple Watch

Jun 29, 2015 - 1 Comment
Third party app installed onto Apple Watch, seen in Glances

The Apple Watch allows apps to be installed onto the device, but unlike the iPhone, iPad, or Mac, there isn’t really an App Store specific to Apple Watch with the traditional ‘get’ and ‘buy’ download buttons. Instead, installing apps onto Apple Watch is handled through the paired iPhone, which makes sense given that most Apple … Read More

How to Show Week Numbers in Calendar for iPhone & iPad

Jun 25, 2015 - 6 Comments
Show week numbers in iOS Calendar

Many people and professions rely on week numbers to plan events and schedule their time, particularly on a longer term yearly basis. By default, the iOS Calendar app does not show week numbers, but a simple settings change can make it so week numbers appear in the Calendar app of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

How to Change the Language on iPhone & iPad

Jun 18, 2015 - 2 Comments
How to change the language used on iPhone

The iPhone language is set during the initial setup of the device, defaulting to wherever region it was sold. But if you would like to change the language used on iPhone, you can do so at any time without resetting the device back to factory defaults, instead you’ll just need to turn to the settings … Read More

How to Screen Shot the Apple Watch

Jun 18, 2015 - 8 Comments
Apple Watch face

The Apple Watch allows users to take a screen shot of what they see on the face of the device by using a similar mechanism to capture screen shots on an iPhone or iPad; you press two buttons at the same time. For the Apple Watch, the buttons to press to take a screenshot are … Read More

Add a New Person to a Group Message on iPhone

Jun 13, 2015 - 3 Comments
Add a contact to the group chat in Messages app of iOS

Group messaging is a great feature that makes conversations with multiple people much easier, but what if you want to add someone else to an existing group chat from iOS? No sweat, you can quickly add a new contact (or several) to a group message conversation from your iPhone or iPad with a few easy … Read More

How to Downgrade iOS 9 Beta to iOS 8

Jun 12, 2015 - 24 Comments
iOS 9 compatible devices

iOS 9 may be exciting with new features and refinements, but running beta software on a primary iPhone or iPad is rarely recommended, as the experience is less than optimal at the moment. For those who installed iOS 9 beta only to discover it’s current state is a bit of a buggy battery drain, the … Read More

Anyone Can Install iOS 9 Beta Right Now, But You Shouldn’t

Jun 10, 2015 - 16 Comments
iOS 9 devices

Though Apple typically only allows iOS beta software to be installed on devices with a UDID registered with the developer program, iOS 9 beta can technically be installed on any compatible iPhone or iPad right now. But, despite all the excitement for new features and changes with iOS 9, you should wait before jumping in, … Read More

iOS 9 Compatibility & Supported Devices List

Jun 10, 2015 - 6 Comments

Apple is aiming to further improve and refine the iPhone and iPad experience with the release of iOS 9, and with many new features and enhancements, it’s sure to be a worthwhile system update for most users. Anytime a new version of system software is released though, users inevitably wonder if their devices will be … Read More

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