iOS 7 Tag

  9to5mac Apple is reportedly set to unveil redesigned iLife and iWork suites to match the style of iOS 7 according a leaked product page on their website. According to 9to5 mac, a ‘Built-in Apps’ page in the iPhone 5s and 5c section of Apple’s website briefly display new iOS icons for the iLife and iWork suites designed to match the style of iOS 7.  The page has seen been removed. MacRumors is also reporting that Apple’s GarageBand is set to go free in the near future based on leaked information on Apple’s official website. MacRumors: GarageBand isRead More

Posted On October 12, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Unity 4.2.2 Brings iOS Game Controller Support

Developers are excited about about the game controller API in iOS 7. [quote cite=”Mantas Puida” url=”http://blogs.unity3d.com/2013/10/11/unity-4-2-2-brings-ios-game-controller-support/”]Like most mobile games developers, we’ve been closely following what important additions and changes the recently released iOS 7 update has made. One of the biggest and most exciting of Apple’s initiatives is the standardization of game controllers for iOS-based platforms. So we’re happy to tell you that, in addition to several important bug fixes for Xcode 5 / iOS 7 (Build&Run, WebCamTexture and status bar), Apple Controller support is included with 4.2.2! ? This blogRead More
The folks from C Technology has posted a purported image of the iPad 5 Home Button ribbon cable 821-1799-03. The Home Button cable of the iPad 5 is noticeably different from that of the fourth generation iPad, suggesting that Apple would probably bring their fingerprint sensor – Touch ID technology to the next generation iPad. iPad 5 Home Button Cable iPad 4 Home Button Cable   Apple’s Touch ID provides a secure and convenient way for users of Apple’s iPhone 5s to access their device easily. Critics have pointed out severalRead More
Apple’s 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5s has recently been criticized fire from  Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Qualcomm. According to Anand Chandrasekher: I know there’s a lot of noise because Apple did [64-bit] on their A7. “I think they are doing a marketing gimmick. There’s zero benefit a consumer gets from that. Predominantly… you need it for memory addressability beyond 4GB. That’s it. You don’t really need it for performance, and the kinds of applications that 64-bit get used in mostly are large, server-class applications.Read More

Posted On October 3, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Featured

Gizmodo Launches iPhone 5s “Sensorgate” Inquest

As if the iPhone 4 Antennegate and iPhone 5 Purple Flaregate stories weren’t enough, Gizmodo is at it again. This time it’s Sensorgate. The tech blog is reporting that the sensors on Apple’s iPhone 5s are “embarrassingly” off centered with the hardware being the most likely cause. The only good thing about this report is that it’s not written by Jesus Diaz, but it still have the Anti-Apple sentiment flowing through it. Gizmodo: As richard371 in the MacRumors thread points out, though, the inconsistency of the problem suggests—and the fact thatRead More
According to a new report from C Tech, China Mobile, China’s largest mobile carrier is likely to launch the iPhone soon. C Tech has posted photos of an iPhone 5s running iOS 7 testing China Mobile 4G network.   The report states that, “Insiders said this is iPhone5S are testing China Mobile 4G network, the speed is good. UnwiredView recently posted photo of China Mobile advertising the iPhone 5s/5c. According to the report, China Mobile is waiting for the permission from Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to launch their TD-LTE network for commercial use. Stasys Bielinis ofRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Tech Quotes

Jay Yarow: iOS 7 Is A Roaring Success Against All Odds

[quote cite=”Jay Yarow” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com/most-impressive-thing-about-apples-new-iphone-software-it-works-really-well-2013-9″] Apple released iOS 7, a complete remake of the look and feel of the iPhone and iPad’s operating system, last week. iOS 7 had the potential to be a complete and utter disaster for Apple. It was tossing out Steve Jobs’ design, which featured life-like illustrations, in favor of a simpler design that had none of those. It was, in many ways, the first truly post-Steve Jobs product Apple released. iOS 7 is not a disaster, though. It’s a success. A smash hit, if measured byRead More

Posted On September 28, 2013By Storm WilliamsIn Apple News, Tech News

Vertigate: iOS 7 Causing Motion Sickness

Phillip Elmer-DeWitt of Fortune Tech Apple 2.0 highlights what it means to be a successful company like Apple.   [quote cite=”Philip Elmer-DeWitt ” url=”http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/09/28/apple-ios-motion-vertigo/”]You knew there’d be something. Last year it was the iPhone app that replaced Google Maps. In 2010 it was the iPhone 4’s external antenna. In 2011, with the introduction iPhone 4S, the headlines were dominated by Steve Jobs, who died the next day. If there has ever been a product launch in the modern history of Apple (AAPL) that didn’t backfire — at least in the headlinesRead More
Bloomberg Business Week has followed up their interview with Apple’s CEO Tim Cook with his trusted  lieutenants Sir Jonathan Ive and Craig Federighi.  When Senior Executive of iOS – Scott Forstamm was removed from office last year, Tim Cook said the move was meant to foster collaboration between departments at Apple. This is what Tim Cook had to say about Scott Forstall dismissal: “But the thing that ties us all is we’re brought together by values. We want to do the right thing. We want to be honest and straightforward. We admitRead More
TUAW is reporting that Apple has now made it easy for users to configure their Apple TV ( 6.0) using an iOS device running iOS 7. This is reportedly done via Bluetooth LE technology. The guide for the new feature can be found here. “Once the Apple TV is connected to your TV and showing the setup screen, you just unlock the iOS 7 device, making sure that Bluetooth is enabled and you’re connected to the Wi-Fi network that you want the Apple TV to be connected to,” Steven Sande reports for TUAW.Read More

Posted On September 24, 2013By Guest AuthorIn Apple News, Editorials, Featured

iOS 7: Apple Knocks It Out Of The Park

Well, the new operating system we’ve been hearing about all year is finally here, and the buzz about iOS 7 has reached a fever pitch. So, now that we’ve had a chance to play around with Apple’s new features, here’s a look through how they perform, and what they mean. Display First off, let’s cover the brand new look. Opinions differ here, but the bottom line is there’s no denying the new, flatter apps with bolder colors are incredibly sharp and sleek. Little details, such as the apps’ seeming centerRead More
The Telegraph has posted a great piece of the geeks and geniuses who have created Apple’s latest software and hardware products. The iPhone 5s has received rave reviews, especially the Touch ID feature, which works like nothing before it. iOS 7 has had some mixed reviews, given its radical redesigned. The list compiled by the Telegraph include: Sir Jonathan Ive (Boss),  Benjamin Pope, Mark Zimmer,  Geoff Stahl, Nicholas Merz, Scott Myers and Daniel Jarvis. Unlike the Telegraph report, I’ve attempted to add a profile photo of these gentlemen.   Sir Jonathan Ive – The bossRead More