An overwhelming 95 percent of iOS developers are actively updating their existing apps to support Apple's new iOS 7 operating system, according to an online survey of 575 app developers conducted by Craig Hockenberry, a principal at the Icon Factory.
The much-anticipated launch of Google's native Maps application for Apple's iOS had little immediate impact on iOS 6 operating system adoption according to new data issued by digital ad network Chitika, dispelling assumptions that many users were waiting to upgrade their Apple hardware until the Google service became available for download.
Apple has fixed four critical security holes in its iOS 6 operating system, which runs the new iPhone 5, as well as the latest versions of iPad and iPod Touch.
More than 60 percent of iOS users in the U.S. and Canada have migrated to iOS 6, just a month after it was released, according to analytics company Chitika.
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Apple appears to thinking more about mobile enterprise users nowadays, as the Guided Access feature on iOS 6 demonstrates.
Facebook released version 3.1 of its software development kit for Apple's iOS, adding support for the platform's deep integration into the newly revamped Apple operating system.
Application rankings in Apple's App Store experienced radical upheaval in the hours after the launch of the company's new iOS 6 operating system update, suggesting dramatic algorithmic changes across the storefront, analyst firm BITG Research reports.
Big-box retailer Target will extend its mobile coupon service to Apple's Passbook, the new iOS 6 application that collects users' movie tickets, transit passes, retailer loyalty cards and related documents.
The iPhone 5, hitting the stores today, is vulnerable to the same attack that successfully breached an iPhone 4S at the mobile Pwn2Own hacker contest held this week at the EUSecWest event in Amsterdam.