Since its release, I've put iOS 8 to the test on a range of hardware, from the aging iPhone 4s to a brand new iPhone 6 Plus, and I've gotten to know the operating system really well, and this has allowed me to draw up a pretty good picture of what's right and wrong with this new release.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sifts through the marketing hyperbole and casts his critical eye over the latest technological innovations to find out which products make the grade and which don't.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology -- whether that be by learning to program, building a PC from a pile of parts, or helping them get the most from their new MP3 player or digital camera.Adrian has authored/co-authored technical books on a variety of topics, ranging from programming to building and maintaining PCs. His most recent books include 'Build the Ultimate Custom PC', 'Beginning Programming' and 'The PC Doctor's Fix It Yourself Guide'. He has also written training manuals that have been used by a number of Fortune 500 companies.Adrian also runs a popular blog under the name The PC Doctor, where he covers a range of computer-related topics -- from security to repairing and upgrading.
Here's how to roll back your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to iOS 8, and get the cellular connection and Touch ID working again.
Less than a week after the initial release of iOS 8, Apple issues the first update for the platform. After the bug fix introduced a number of new issues, it was pulled.
iOS 8 is showing higher levels of instability compared to iOS 7, with older devices being more susceptible to crashes than the new iPhone 6.
When Apple opened up preorders for the new iPhone 6 I immediately – pretty much instinctively – pulled the trigger on the iPhone 6 Plus. My thinking was "why would I want the 4.7-inch display when I could get a 5.5-inch display?" Have I made the right choice?
A teardown of the new iPhone 6 Plus reveals hidden innovations that Apple didn’t tell us about.
When Apple added OTA (Over The Air) updating to iOS, it promised a simple, streamlined update experience. So why have I just spent the best part of an hour deleting apps and files to make room for iOS 8?
While most users can safely upgrade to iOS 8 or a new iPhone 6 without much worry, BYOD users should wait until their IT department gives them the nod that it's safe to do so.
Apple CEO Tim Cook says that the TV interface is "terrible," but is there enough consumer interest in revolutionizing TV to make it worth Apple's time entering into the market?
Apple is typically a company that puts an enormous amount of meticulous thought into the aesthetics of its products, which makes this iPhone 6 design blunder even harder to understand.
Apple's decision to offer the iPhone 6 in two different screen sizes presents me with a dilemma – do I play it safe and go for the 4.7-inch model, or throw caution to the wind and get the 5.5-inch version?
The data released by Google shows that while Jelly Bean now powers more than half of all Android devices, KitKat now runs almost one over of every four devices.
Time to take a look at the hardware specs of Apple's new flagship handset, and see how they compare to the models they replace.
Over the course of the two-hour unveiling, the Cupertino giant disrupted a whole raft of business models with its new products and services.
While the Apple Watch won't go on sale until early 2015, we got a huge amount of information dumped on us, and ahead of getting our hands on a working Apple Watch, we can start to work out way through this information and come to some conclusions.