On Christmas Day (December 25th), iOS users once again demonstrated that they use their devices more than their Android counterparts. According to data from IBM, sales from iOS devices were five times higher than sales made from Android devices, while total traffic from iOS devices was more than twice that from Android.
Apple's 12 Days of Gifts is underway, and the first giveaway everyone's favorite iPhone and iPad maker is offering is a collection from Justin Timberlake's live performance at the 2013 London iTunes Festival. The collection includes SexyBack, Take Back the Night, True Blood, and TKO.
If you're using iCloud Keychain, you may now be realizing that Apple owns all of your passwords. That's right, they do! They know your Wi-Fi password, your computer password (which is of course your dog's name), and so on. No, of course we're kidding—there's an easy but rather convoluted way to remove your Keychain data from Apple's servers, and Melissa Holt will reveal the secret in this Quick Tip.
Apple has posted the videos and slides from its iOS 7 "Tech Talk" presentations at the Apple Developer Connection. There are 16, all told, and they cover a variety topics from OpenGL ES 3.0, to marketing, to game development, to security, and user interface.
The team behind the iOS 6 jailbreak released its latest jailbreak utility on Sunday, and now it's compatible with iOS 7. The Mac and Windows utilities were released today at evasi0n.com by the team of iOS hackers known as the Evad3rs. The jailbreak is compatible with iOS 7 devices from version 7.0 through 7.0.4, and even the unreleased iOS 7.1 beta.
Love art? Vern Seward points out 3 great free iOS apps that are right up your alley in this week's Free on iTunes. Arts Days, Guggenheim, and ARART.
Traveling cross town or cross country doesn't have to be a frustrating misadventure, especially if you load up your iPhone with the right apps to keep you organized and on top of your travel plans. The Mac Observer put together a list of the five essential apps for any traveler to help you navigate traffic, avoid missing your flight, organize your travel reservations, stay dry, and avoid going hungry on the road.
One of the nifty (and somewhat sneaky) things you can do if you're using the Find My Friends app is to change which of your iOS devices is sharing its location—so if you want to appear to be at home instead of out shopping for presents, you can do so. We'll tell you how, but only if you promise you'll use this new power for good. Deal?
Apple issued new developer guidelines on Tuesday. Starting February 1st, all new App Store submissions, including new apps and updates, must be built for iOS 7 with the latest version of Xcode 5.
Kill time while waiting with these great apps Vern Seward features in this week's Free on iTunes. Instapaper, Angry Birds Go! and Monopoly Slots.
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