iOS 6

Everything you need to know about iOS 6 - Apple’s next generation operating system for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Apple TV.

Apple released iOS 6 – its new mobile operating system on Wednesday, September 19. It includes over 200 new features including an all-new Maps app, Passbook app, significant improvements to Siri and Facebook integration.

Major New Features in iOS 6

iOS 6 Compatibility

iOS 6 compatible with

iOS 6 is available for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S, the iPad 2 and the new iPad and the 4th gen iPod touch.

Here’s the list of features that won’t be available on older iOS devices.

Jailbreaking iOS 6

We take a look at the current status of the jailbreak for iOS 6 here, so that you can decide whether or not to upgrade your iOS device to iOS 6.

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Apple fixes FaceTime connection issue on OS X; but FaceTime still not working on iOS 6

Apple fixes FaceTime connection issue on OS X; but FaceTime still not working on iOS 6

Last night Apple released an update for FaceTime for OS X [iTunes link] to fix the connection issue that users have been facing with FaceTime for almost a week.

Apple is recommending all users of FaceTime on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard to install the update.

FaceTime reportedly not working on iOS 6 devices

FaceTime reportedly not working on iOS 6 devices

It looks like FaceTime is not working for a number of users with devices running iOS 6, according to MacRumors.

Users are reporting that they’re not able to place or receive FaceTime calls since April 16th.

Jailbreak Tweak brings iOS 7 Burst mode to iOS 6 Camera app

Jailbreak Tweak brings iOS 7 Burst mode to iOS 6 Camera app

iPhone 5s camera includes a new feature called “Burst mode,” that allows users to take 10 shots per second so that you don’t miss a moment.

In case of older iOS devices, iOS 7 includes a feature (or you could call it an improvement) that is not as good as the burst mode features, but gives you the ability to shoot photos continuously by long pressing the shutter button.

iOS 6 Users complain about unwanted iOS 7 over-the-air update taking up storage space

iOS 6 Users complain about unwanted iOS 7 over-the-air update taking up storage space

A sizeable percentage of users did not update their iOS device to iOS 7 when it was released last week due to various reasons.

These users are now discovering that their iOS device has already downloaded the iOS 7 update, and are not happy about it.

Study shows iOS 7 has best “user experience,” ahead of iOS 6 and Android

Study shows iOS 7 has best “user experience,” ahead of iOS 6 and Android

iOS 7′s all-new “flat” redesign has been nothing short of “controversial,” with many developers and designers critisizing Apple for some of its design choices in the new OS. But according to a study conducted by technology consultants Pfeiffer Consulting, iOS 7 delivers the best user experience to customers as compared to other major mobile operating systems in the market.

iOS 7 adoption hits 32% a few days after launch, beats out iOS 6 rate

iOS 7 adoption hits 32% a few days after launch, beats out iOS 6 rate

iPhone, iPad and iPod touch owners are adopting iOS 7 at an amazingly fast rate, says a report by Chitika. The report claims that after 48 hours almost 32% of its measured iOS web traffic is now coming from devices running iOS 7. This skyrocketing jump beats out iOS 6, which only climbed to 24.7% in its first two days of availability and took three days to cross the 30% threshold.

Bug crashes WebKit based Mac and iOS apps with string of Arabic characters

Bug crashes WebKit based Mac and iOS apps with string of Arabic characters

A new rendering bug has been discovered that can cause Mac and iOS devices to crash.

As Russian security researcher has discovered that a specific string of Arabic characters can cause any application that uses WebKit such as Safari to crash in OS X Mountain Lion and iOS 6.

How to downgrade from iOS 7 beta to iOS 6

How to downgrade from iOS 7 beta to iOS 6

If you had upgraded your iOS device to iOS 7 beta to check it out and want to downgrade back to iOS 6, then the good news is that you can downgrade. This is despite Apple’s warning which states that you cannot downgrade back to earlier versions of iOS.

iOS 7 vs. iOS 6: App icons comparison chart

iOS 7 vs. iOS 6: App icons comparison chart

Apple unveiled iOS 7 at WWDC 2013 Keynote address yesterday, which features a completely redesigned user interface and new features such as Control Center, AirDrop for iOS, smarter multitasking and iTunes Radio.

As part of the redesign, Apple has also redesigned the app icons to go with the flatter design.

Apple Adds Download “Later” Option When Purchasing Content From iTunes Store

Apple Adds Download “Later” Option When Purchasing Content From iTunes Store

Apple has added a new option download “Later” option when purchasing content in the iTunes store on the computer or iOS devices.

You get the new “download later” option when you purchase a TV season, Season Pass, movie bundle, music box set, or an individual movie or TV episode using iTunes 11 or iOS 6 or later.