Category: Apple


Apple iOS 7.1 rumoured to be released next month

Apple released the completely redesigned iOS 7 back in September and, based on visits to the App Store, the latest stats show its adoption rate at 80%. There have been several minor updates to iOS 7, mainly small patch and security fixes, but the rumours circling the internet are that iOS 7.1 will be arriving



Apple’s Tim Cook confirms ‘there will be new categories’ this year

The iPhone is old news. The iPad? Pfft. If you’d take Apple’s share price as the state of the company’s health, it’s trending down. Despite a quarter of record revenue and huge profit, Apple’s revenue growth has slowed significantly in the past year, and it experienced a decline in operating profit — though still astronomically



Apple releases iOS 7.1 beta 5 to developers

iOS 7.1 is getting closer to a public release as Apple began offering developers the fifth beta of the software update today. While specific changes are unclear, Apple appears to be continuing its efforts to refine the keyboard experience on iOS, altering yet again the behaviour of the Shift key. Beta 5 reportedly also adds



iOS 7.1 beta 4 has been released to developers

Apple has seeded iOS 7.1 beta 4 to developers today. The build number for this update is 11D5134c and the full changelog has not been made public yet, but can be downloaded here. Apple recently seeded iOS 7.1 beta 3 a couple weeks ago and there is no indication of when Apple will go live



The Best Smartphones of 2013

In this year’s Best Of, we’re going to focus on our favourite smartphones, tablets, wearables and accessories. In our fourth instalment, we take a look at the best smartphones. This was the year of the “good cheap” smartphone. As parts prices dropped and operating systems matured, we saw sublime offerings from many companies, most notably Motorola and Nokia.



Apple reportedly purchased Catch earlier this year

We were admittedly a bit flummoxed when Catch, the company behind multi-platform mobile productivity suite, Catch Notes, folded shop earlier this year, but the reason has finally been revealed. Apple reportedly purchased the small firm, which for a time competed against Evernote and Springpad, earlier this year, along with a small mapping startup, BroadMap. Catch’s VP