All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iOS 5’

iOS 6 Satisfaction Down Compared to iOS 5

A new study today shows that iPhone users aren’t as satisfied with iOS 6 as they were with iOS 5. TechCrunch is reporting that mobile research firm On Device has released the results of a survey showing that iPhone customers’ device satisfaction has actually gone down a slight amount with the release of iOS 6. The survey polled 16,000 iPhone …

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Apple Newsstand Brings in $70K Daily

A recent study by research firm Distimo has shown that the top 100 publications in Apple’s iOS Newsstand bring in about $70,000 per day. Newsstand was released last October as a new feature for Apple’s iOS 5. It allows users to buy digital versions of newspapers and magazines which are optimized for iPad, and iPhone/iPod, to a lesser extent. The …

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iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Gets A Million Downloads In 24 Hours

Last week we brought you news that Absinthe, the long-awaited jailbreak for A5-powered iOS 5 devices – iPhone 4S and iPad 2 – was finally available from Greenpois0n. The rush to download the new jailbreak was so great, in fact, that the Greenpois0n site was down for much of the day, and users had difficulty downloading the Absinthe. Moreover, those …

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iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Absinthe Jailbreak Finally Released

The long-awaited jailbreak for the iPhone 4S and iPad 2, dubbed Absinthe, has finally been released today. Jailbreak developer Joshua Hill posted the following on his Twitter profile less than an hour ago: @p0sixninjaJoshua HillOSX version of A5 jailbreak posted on http://t.co/i9c8VjbD 57 minutes ago via web · powered by @socialditto The jailbreak is currently available only for Mac users, though Hill …

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iPhone 4S Jailbreak Almost Ready For Prime Time

We have previously reported that a jailbreak solution for Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPad 2 was on its way soon. Noted jailbreak developer pod2g posted last week that an untethered jailbreak of iOS devices running on Apple’s A5 processor (the iPhone 4S and iPad 2) would be ready in “a matter of days.” Though it seems that those days aren’t …

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iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Jailbreak Imminent

The jailbreak community has been waiting a long time for developers to crack iOS 5 on the iPhone 4S and iPad 2. While an untethered jailbreak has been avialable for awhile now on older devices, the iPhone 4S and iPad 2 have proven tough nuts to crack. Both devices run on Apple’s A5 processor, which has presented jailbreak developers like …

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Scribbles for Gmail Just In Time for the Holidays

Do you want to personalize those Christmas emails you’re sending out to family and friends? Maybe add something that gives it a more Christmas-y feel? If so, and if you’re sending your Gmail mailings from a mobile device, Google has introduced Scribble for Gmail just in time. The Scribbles feature is available in iOS Gmail app, or if a user …

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iOS5 Tip: How To Take Photos With Your iPhone Using Earbuds

Any photographer will tell you that a cable release is a great tool to have. It allows you to take a photo without laying a finger on your camera. Now, anyone with an iPhone, sporting iOS 5, has that same capability… all you need is some earbuds. Earbuds you say? You read that correctly. Basically you just need to plug …

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iOS 5.0.1 Released To Users, Promises To Solve Battery Life Issues

Apple has just released their first update to iOS 5 to users, and it promises to, among other things, fix the bugs that were causing rapid battery suck for some iPhone 4S owners. Earlier this month, Apple finally acknowledged that there was a problem with the battery life of the iPhone 4S, after users had been complaining about the issue …

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Apple Acknowledges iPhone 4S Battery Problem, Tries Fix With iOS 5.0.1

Although the iPhone 4S’ debut weekend smashed sales records and the phone continues to do very well, that doesn’t mean that everything is perfect in iPhone land. One of the biggest issues plaguing the new device is the battery suck that is affecting a large number of users. The Apple forums and social media channels have been flooded with complaints …

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Can Twitter Beat Facebook and Google+?

As you might imagine, there’s been a lot of talk about social networks at the Web 2.0 Summit, and particularly the escalating three-way battle among Facebook, Google and Twitter. While Google and Facebook have had their fair share of announcements recently, Twitter just added some major firepower to its arsenal, courtesy of Apple. What do you think? Can Twitter win …

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iPhone 4S Launch Day: What Are Your Disappointments?

Remember when Apple held their big “Let’s Talk iPhone” event back on October 4th, and they didn’t announce the iPhone 5? Instead, we were handed the iPhone 4S, a phone with many internal improvements – but one that looked like the same damn phone many of us have had for the past year or so. Do you remember some of …

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