iOS 7 Features, Tips and News

Google Drive for iOS updated to version 3.1, adds Activity Stream and more

Google Drive for iOS updated to version 3.1, adds Activity Stream and more

Hot on the heels of Google I/O, the Mountain View-based company has officially updated their Google Drive app for iOS, and brought plenty of new features along for the ride.

How to Get iOS 8 Features in iOS 7 Right Now

How to Get iOS 8 Features in iOS 7 Right Now

iOS 8 comes with a number of new features and improvements such as Interactive Notifications, smarter QuickType keyboard, support for third-party keyboards and lots more.

However, most of us will have to wait until September to install iOS 8 on our devices, and if you don’t want to lose your jailbreak then probably wait until the iOS 8 jailbreak is released.

How to Downgrade from iOS 8 beta to iOS 7.1.1

How to Downgrade from iOS 8 beta to iOS 7.1.1

If you’ve installed iOS 8, and want to downgrade back to iOS 7.1.1 because either you found it too buggy, or because your favorite apps like WhatsApp were crashing too frequently then we’ve covered.

Downgrading from iOS 8 to iOS 7 is quite easy, despite Apple’s warning which states that you cannot downgrade back to earlier versions of iOS.

iOS 7 adoption approaches 90 percent ahead of WWDC

iOS 7 adoption approaches 90 percent ahead of WWDC

Apple is kicking off its Worldwide developers conference on Monday, with the unveiling of iOS 8 expected to be a major highlight of tomorrow’s keynote event. Ahead of these changes to iOS, adoption of the current version of iOS continues to grow, with almost 90 percent of iPhone and iPad owners running iOS 7, claims Chitika in a recent report.

Hacker claims Siri bypasses passcode to allow access to iOS 7 contacts

Hacker claims Siri bypasses passcode to allow access to iOS 7 contacts

Egyptian neurosurgeon and part-time iPhone baseband hacker Sherif Hashim appears to demonstrate a privacy failure in iOS 7 that allows a user to access the contact list on an iPhone even when the phone is locked. The trick takes advantage of a glitch in Siri that occurs when the voice assistant is available on the lock screen of the device.

Apple working on a fix for unencrypted email attachments in iOS 7

Apple working on a fix for unencrypted email attachments in iOS 7

NESO Security Labs researcher Andreas Kurtz recently reported on a security flaw in iOS 7 that resulted in email attachments being stored without encryption, despite Apple’s claims that it does encrypt this data. According to a follow-up report by iMore, Apple is aware of this encryption issue and is working on a fix.

Security Researcher claims iOS 7 doesn’t encrypt email attachments

Security Researcher claims iOS 7 doesn’t encrypt email attachments

Andreas Kurtz of NESO Security Labs claims that the email attachments are not being encrypted in iOS 7, according to a report on ZDNet.

Kurtz, a security researcher has previously identified security issues in Apple’s mobile operating system, which was fixed in iOS 7.

Apple offers frustrating fix for iOS 6 FaceTime calling woes

Apple offers frustrating fix for iOS 6 FaceTime calling woes

Apple today released a new support document that explains the issues that some iOS 6 users were having with FaceTime calling, reports MacRumors. Apple also offered a fix that may not please most users who previously were reluctant to upgrade their devices.

iOS 7 adoption climbs to 87% in the months prior to iOS 8 WWDC reveal

iOS 7 adoption climbs to 87% in the months prior to iOS 8 WWDC reveal

iOS owners continue to upgrade to iOS 7 at a sustained pace, with the operating system now installed on 87 percent of iOS devices, claims Apple’s App Store developer support tool. These figures come seven months after iOS 7 was released publicly in September of last year and a few months before its successor, iOS 8, is expected to be unveiled at WWDC later this year in June.

Evasi0n7 1.0.8 adds support for iOS 7.0 Build 11A466

Evasi0n7 1.0.8 adds support for iOS 7.0 Build 11A466

evad3rs have quietly released evasi0n7 to add support for iOS 7 build 11A466.

It looks like some iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c units shipped with iOS 7.0 build 11A466.