Apple Feels Sorry For iOS 8 Update Bug

US-based tech giant Apple has apologized to the customers of its newly launched Apple Feels Sorry For Its iOS 8 Update BugiPhones after issuing an update to its mobile operating system. The customers were unable to make or receive call as a result of the bug. The users who installed the newly launched iOS 8.0.1 on their devices also faced issues as with the Touch ID fingerprint facility.

The company has issued the update in less than a week after it commercially launched its smartphones in order to resolve other issues.

Apple also updated that it is presently working on a new version. It has been quoted saying that, “We have a workaround for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users who lost cellular service and Touch ID functionality today after updating to iOS 8.0.1. Affected users can reinstall iOS 8 through iTunes. We apologize for the great inconvenience experienced by users, and are working around the clock to prepare iOS 8.0.2 with a fix for the issue, and will release it as soon as it is ready in the next few days.”

Apple has also released a support document that will enable customers to go back to their previous version of the operating system after following some easy instructions.

The company immediately pulled out the iOS 8.0.1 update in less than one hour after it was issued online. MacRumors has said that the update caused connectivity problems for subscribers to certain mobile carriers. Countries most affected by this include UK, Germany, US and Canada.

Apple has also said that the update was instead meant to fix some other bugs such as one where a bug caused unplanned data usage upon receiving text messages. There were also some issues related to the use of apps.

This scenario is very common where tech companies releases updates to fix bugs immediately after the launch of a major new version of software, but is not very common where a company recall the code.

 

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iOS 8 Feature Likely To Give iPhone 6 Better Battery Life

US-based tech giant Apple is coming closer each day in launching its much talked about flagship smartphone, iPhone 6. The smartphone is likely to be equipped with several advanced features and specifications, all thanks to the introduction of iOS8 operating system by the company. One feature that is really grabbing a lot of attention is the longer battery life due to the newly introduced operating system.

iOS 8 Feature Likely To Give iPhone 6 Better Battery Life
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The company is scheduled to release the next-generation software during the Worldwide Developer Conference that will enable the monitoring of battery usage. The software is likely to be available in the autumn, exactly at a time when iPhone 6 is rumored to be launched, fueling speculations that the smartphone could finally end Apple’s battery woes.

Apart from stronger battery life, the newer operating system will introduce several other key upgrades and features in the smartphone.

Apple would reintroduce its navigational tool, coupled with a more reliable data for public transportation use as well as indoor mapping services in select markets. It is also likely to have Healthbook, which will allow users to easily record and access medical information that will benefit them in personal aid and efficient monitoring.  iPhone 6 will surely have CarPlay that will ensure safer and more enjoyable driving as well as an upgraded Siri in order to fight off the rising threats coming from Google Now and Cortana.

Notification on iPhone 6 will definitely be simplified as many users still remain confused while differentiating between All and Missed alerts. The upcoming smartphone is likely to introduce several improvements in iWork and iCloud in order to obtain enhanced workplace collaboration, more app integration and expanded storage space.

The 2014 iPhone will have the optimised pairing with accessories with an aim to promote higher productivity and better entertainment experience. Meanwhile, the company will most probably get rid of the radio component of its iTunes and morph it into a separate but related entity that will be dubbed as iTunes Radio.

Additionally, Apple iPhone 6 would be more scratch resistant as compared to the screens of the current iPhones. The smartphone is also expected to sport several other features, including 64-bit mobile processor, a clock speed of 2.6GHz and improved RAM.

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iPhone 6 To Have 10 Confirmed Upgrade Features From iOS8

Majority of reports that are appearing online regarding the specifications and launch date of Apple’s flagship smartphone, iPhone 6, have signaled towards the upgraded iOS 8, replacing iOS 7.1.1. With the new mobile platform coming onboard, we bring to you 10 of the top killer features that the smartphone is likely to have, with most of them virtually confirmed.Logotipo_de_IOS_7

Apple will reintroduce its navigational tool, coupled with a more reliable data for public transportation use as well as indoor mapping services in select markets.

The smartphone will have Healthbook, which will allow users to easily record and access medical information that will benefit them in personal aid and efficient monitoring.

iPhone 6 will have CarPlay that will ensure safer and more enjoyable driving.

iOS 8 will surely have Siri with an upgraded version in order to fight off the rising threats coming from Google Now and Cortana.

Notification on iPhone will definitely be simplified as many users still remain confused while differentiating between All and Missed alerts.

The upcoming smartphone is likely to introduce several improvements in iWork and iCloud in order to obtain enhanced workplace collaboration, more app integration and expanded storage space.

The 2014 iPhone will have the optimised pairing with accessories with an aim to promote higher productivity and better entertainment experience.

The iOS is expected to feature mobile multitasking as Split Window is rumored to be part of iOS 8.

Apple will most probably get rid of the radio component of its iTunes and morph it into a separate but related entity that will be dubbed as iTunes Radio.

Apple will surely provide longer battery hours as it emerged as one of the top considerations in a recent survey.

Apple is scheduled to release two versions of iPhone 6 this year, with one having a 4.7-inch display and the other boasting a 5.5- or 5.7-inch screen. The company is due to start the production of the 4.7-inch model in July, with the commercial launch due in September. Meanwhile, the manufacturing of the bigger version would start sometime in September. This suggests that the two versions will not hit the market at the same time.

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iWatch iOS 8 Mobile, iPad OS Release Date Imminent, Healthbook App Expected

iOS 8 and iWatch Focus on Health- Reports

Apple focuses on health and fitness on its next iOS iteration and projected iWatch. The Cupertino company is working to release an app named “Healthbook” in the soon-to-release iOS 8 mobile and iPad OS this year.

As per reports, Healthbook will allow users to check and store their health and fitness data by means of steps walked and calories burnt. It will also keep a track of weight loss program of the user along with blood pressure, heart rate, hydration level and glucose level of the user.

The application has also been programmed to work as a reminder for users who consume their medication at the defined time. The spec is co-included with iOS recent Reminder app.

Speaking about the Healthbook app interface, the application is to take help from Passbook app of Apple. The user interface is smooth and card-styled with every card displaying separate data. The prototype Healthbook logo is also like Passbook icon with some tweaks.

It will come along with Apple’s iWatch as the company filed a patent which describes the device as including a  heart sensor to detect the cardiac signals of users. The interior surface of this gadget will have a sensor in such a way that electronic signals of the user are transferred via his skin and reach the leads of the electronic gadget.

Employees from the company also reveal presence of an iWatch that will come with health tracking specs. Apple employed some medical experts like Dr. Todd Whitehurst, Jay Blahnik and Ravi Narasimhan with Nancy Dougherty in the iWatch team.

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