New data released by Apple suggests that users currently on iOS 7 are reluctant to upgrade to the latest iOS 8 release.
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The adoption rate for iOS 8 finally breaks the 50 percent barrier, but it's clear that the upgrade pace for this release is far more sluggish than Apple has seen previously.
Our own David Gewirtz tells us that he has decided not to upgrade to iOS 8 for any of his devices. He's got some compelling reasons. Read on to find out what they are.
The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and iOS 8 offer enough new functionality to entice existing iPhone owners to invest in an upgrade, and there's plenty to attract converts to the iPhone ecosystem too.
Workers are bringing iPads and iPhones to work, and features in this app make it a good choice for them.
Apple was all over the news this week with a botched upgrade and reports of iPhones in pants.
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.
If you're sticking with an older iPhone or iPad, or working in a business setting, upgrading to iOS 8 may be premature. Here are six good reasons not to upgrade just yet.
A Chinese netizen posted pictures and video of the suspected next-generation iPhone on Sina Weibo on Saturday, showing off the features of the iOS 8 system, health app as well as the smooth screen unlocked through Touch ID.
Apple has updated its App Store review guidelines ahead of the unveiling of the iPhone 6 and release of iOS 8, telling developers of "plain creepy" or "cobbled together" apps to brace for rejection.
Chinese state media has warned that Google, Apple, Yahoo, and Microsoft, along with a host of other US technology companies can become "cybersecurity threats" to Chinese users, as the country moves to review imported technology.
The iPhone 4 is the latest handset to fall by the wayside, and will be stuck with iOS 7 when newer models upgrade to iOS 8 later this year. So does this mean iOS fragmentation is starting to be an issue?
The bottom line is simple – pundits who are screaming that the iPad upgrade cycle has stalled don't know what they are talking about. The truth is that the iPad upgrade cycle hasn't really started yet.
A jailbreak for iOS 7 has appeared in the form of evasion7, but not before setting off a furore by including a new app store for Chinese users.
Product review: Will this first-generation Surface RT user shell out to upgrade to the new Microsoft Surface 2?
If you're an existing iPhone user and weren't tempted by the iPhone 5, then the colourful 5c is worth considering as an upgrade. However, iPhone 5 owners should think carefully: there's very little difference between the core specifications of the two handsets, and iOS 7 is just a download away.
If you're sticking with an older iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, your preferences may warrant holding off upgrading to iOS 7 straight away. Here are six good reasons.
While the revamped user interface takes some getting used to, iOS 7 packs a powerful punch in the new features department, even if it requires a little relearning at times.
A review confirms ZDNet analysis that a software upgrade contributed to traceability delays
After one month of using Apple's latest mobile operating system, it is clear that iOS 7 had an extreme makeover, beauty pageant style, in a vastly aesthetic and design-focused release. If this is chapter two in Apple's mobile design book, can it be sustained through later versions?
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