17 years ago today, then Apple CEO Steve Jobs stood on stage at the Apple Town Hall in Cupertino, California and showed off the very first iPod, a palm-sized device that held an entire music library and helped bring Apple back to profitability.
As Jobs introduced the first iPod, he called it a quantum leap forward in technology and outlined its three major breakthrough features: ultra-portability, Apple’s legendary ease of use, and auto-sync with iTunes.
iPod is an MP3 music player, has CD quality music, and it plays all of the popular formats of open music. The biggest thing about iPod is that it holds a thousand songs. Now this is a quantum leap [...]
Apple today released the first public beta of iOS 12 for compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models, enabling users who aren’t signed up for the Apple Developer Program to test the software update ahead of its official release in the fall.
While iOS 12 introduces several new features, it is designed to work on all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models that can run iOS 11, and the company says it has focused on bringing performance improvements to both old and new devices.
That said, iOS 12 is pre-release software, so installing the Public Beta on a secondary device is highly recommended. The stability of beta software cannot be guaranteed, as it often [...]
Tony Fadell, who was instrumental to the creation of the iPod, believes Apple should tackle the issue of smartphone addiction.
Tony Fadell, second from the left, alongside Steve Jobs and other Apple executives following the original iPhone announcement in 2007 In an editorial with Wired UK, the former Senior Vice President of the iPod division said Apple can solve the problem at the software level by „empowering users to understand more about how they use their devices.“
„To do this, it should let people track their digital activity in detail and across all devices,“ said Fadell. „You should be able to see exactly how you spend your [...]
Am 19. September 2017 wird das neue iOS 11 veröffentlicht. Das System wurde den ganzen Sommer über in einer ausführlichen Beta-Phase für diese Lancierung geschliffen und vorbereitet. Sobald es veröffentlicht wird, dürfen sich Millionen iPod-, iPad- und iPhone-Nutzer über neue Funktionen freuen. Aber nicht alle mit dem aktuellen iOS 10 kompatiblen Geräte sind auch mit dem neuen System kompatibel — weg fallen das iPhone 5, iPhone 5c und das iPad 4.
Die komplette Liste der iOS-Geräte, auf welchen iOS 11 laufen wird:iPhone iPhone 5s (2013) iPhone SE (2016; 2017) iPhone 6 (2014) iPhone 6 Plus (2014) iPhone 6s (2015) iPhone 6s Plus (2015) iPhone 7 [...]