March 14, 2014 |
Some Apple users in England are bloody upset after the company changed the voice of their version of Siri. When the Cupertino tech giant released the iOS 7.1 update for iPhones and iPads earlier this week, it introduced a new female voice option for British users. However, the male voice was changed, to the displeasure of numerous users. VIDEO: Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 a powerful tablet but isn't a laptop substitute Users who want to hear the difference between old British Siri, new male British Siri and female British Siri, can check out them out in this YouTube video . The change to male British Siri led one user to post a eulogy titled " In Loving Memory of British Siri " for the old version on the Apple sub-reddit.
June 12, 2013 |
Apple unveiled iOS 7 Monday, but because the focus of the company's presentation was on the new design of the platform, many cool new features went unnoticed. The Cupertino tech giant did point out a few great new features -- including AirDrop, the brand-new Control Center, and more features for Safari -- but many others were mentioned only in passing or completely overlooked. PHOTOS: Tech giants' new headquarters So here's a list of 10 hidden gems and overlooked features in the upcoming Apple mobile operating system.
September 18, 2013 |
At last: iOS 7 is available for download. Many analysts think Apple's new mobile operating system will be a bigger deal than the new iPhones coming this Friday. But there may be one snag. You need to have 3 gigabytes of space free on your iPhone to update over Wi-Fi. While I cleared some space Tuesday night, I'm quickly deleting apps and trying to get rid of more. PHOTOS: Top 10 Apple iOS 7 features you should know about Some readers point out that you will need less available space if you go the old-fashioned route and download iOS 7 to you computer, and then update via iTunes.
June 25, 2013 |
After Apple unveiled the new look of its iOS 7 mobile operating system earlier this month, many in the design world criticized the platform. But a series of online polls this week show many users like the icons featured in the upcoming operating system more than those in iOS 6. The polling service Polar is hosting a series of polls comparing icons on iOS 6 with their iOS 7 counterparts. In most of the polls, users are choosing the new operating system, and when votes from all of the polls are added up together, more go for iOS 7. Out of the 289,000 votes cast so far, 66% favor iOS 7 icons, according to Polar.
August 13, 2012 |
Clutch.io, an iOS app A/B testing company, announced that it's been acquired by Twitter. The company, which launched in November, according to its Twitter account, said it was joining Twitter, early Monday. "We are incredibly excited to announce that we've joined the flock at Twitter!" the company said in a blog post . "Twitter has acquired the IP of Clutch.io and today is our first day with the company. " Clutch.io describes itself as "an easy to integrate library for native iOS applications designed to help you develop faster and deploy instantly.
September 17, 2013 |
Apple is getting ready to roll out iOS 7, but not all iPhones, iPads and iPod touches will be able to be upgraded with the new mobile operating system. IOS 7, which will be available to download for free on Wednesday, represents the most drastic redesign since the software rolled out with the iPhone in 2007. Besides a colorful new look, iOS 7 also comes with a batch of new useful features, including a nifty Control Center that users can access by swiping up from the bottom of their screen.