iOS updates aren’t as exciting as they used to be, so the best stuff is often the little features that slip through the keynote cracks but make your iPhone or iPad work much better. Case in point, some of the hidden stuff in early iOS 10 betas is way more exciting than what Apple actually announced.
Apple revealed that most built-in iOS apps could be removed from the home screen in iOS 10, and the world celebrated. But shortly thereafter, Apple revealed one very notable caveat: you’re only removing the apps’ icons — the app itself is still loaded on the phone.
Did you as a Consumer thinking of encryption when you decide to buy a mobile? According to a report in The Wall Street Journal about 95 percent of all iPhones are encrypted, compared with less than 10 percent of Android phones, iPhone owners much more likely to use encryption than Android users, Where Most Android phones are not encrypted, either by user choice or manufacturer design.
The majority of iOS device owners have upgraded to the latest version of the operating system, according to a new report from third-party analysts Localytics. The final public version of Apple’s mobile OS was pushed out to the world almost exactly a month ago, on Sept. 16.
Apple announced global sales of more than 13 million iPhone 6s and 6s Plus handsets during its first weekend – a new record for the company – but it appears the usual excitement surrounding its launches may have run its course.
While the new iPhones carry new A9 processors, there’s been increasing concern over the last few days regarding the phones’ battery performance due to the chip being sourced from two different companies, TSMC and Samsung.
According to brand consultant Interbrand’s Best Global Brands report, Apple’s brand worth has been valued at $170.3 billion, a 43 percent increase from last year, where Apple has managed to retain the top spot since 2013.
Foursquare, which has gotten out of the check-in business (well at least they’ve put it off to the side) and focused more on local recommendations, has a lot of location data at its disposal.
And it recently used said data to make a prediction about this weekend’s iPhone 6s mania.
According to Foursquare, Apple will sell between 13 and 15 million new iPhones this weekend. That would be a record for the company.
Apple’s latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, are now available to pre-order from the company’s website, as of 12:01am PT / 3:01am ET September 12th.
Apple introduced some smart new camera and Siri features in its new iPhones this week, but they came along with some privacy concerns.