MacNN | iOS 7 goes live with new look, Control Center, many other upgrades
Mac News Network View: Standard | Headlines | Categorized | Slim
Mac News Network
Mac News iPod News Reviews Forums
 

Desktop Headlines
iOS 7 goes live with new look, Control Center, many other upgrades
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 @ 2:39pm

As planned, Apple has released iOS 7 via iTunes and as an over-the-air update. The firmware gives iOS a radically new look, and adds numerous features, such as Control Center, AirDrop, Activation Lock, iTunes Radio, and a new multitasking motif. To install the OS, people must be using at least an iPhone 4, iPad 2, or fifth-generation iPod touch.



Separately, XML data from Apple indicates that the iPhone 5s and 5c will be getting a special version of iOS 7, 7.0.1, when they launch on Friday. Reports suggest that the code will deal mainly with a bug affecting the 5s' Touch ID system and iTunes purchases. It's unknown if the devices will ship with v7.0.1 or have to download it later.

Comments on this Article
Print Friendly Version
Email to a Friend
Add MacNN to Your RSS Feeds
Buy from the Apple Store


Related Stories:

Today's MacNN Stories:

  • Bug causing App Store to include wrong apps in Kids categories - 11:26 AM EST
  • iPhone 5 battery replacement program allows third-party displays - 10:00 AM EST
  • Garmin Forerunner 920XT GPS watch revealed with wireless connectivity - 7:58 AM EST
  • Briefly: Spotify launches in Canada, Pokemon TCG reaches iPad - 5:28 AM EST
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month donation option appears on iTunes Store - 1:56 AM EST
  • Bloomberg: Apple to offer next iPad Air in gold color option - 12:09 AM EST

    Today's iPodNN Stories:
  • FAA orders airlines to replace cockpit screens over Wi-Fi interference - 11:01 AM EST
  • Microsoft reportedly testing Cortana for Windows 10 internally - 6:53 AM EST
  • Hackers indicted for US Army, Xbox software theft, two plead guilty - 7:20 PM EST
  • Panasonic launches lightweight, 14-inch CF-LX3 Toughbook in the UK - 5:32 PM EST
  • Judge finds Grooveshark infringed on copyright with employee uploads - 4:52 PM EST
  • No comments posted on this story yet. Please post yours.
    Your Comments
    In order to post comments, you must be a registered member of the MacNN Forums and logged in. Please login with your MacNN Forums username and password.

    MacNN Forums Login:

    MacNN Forums Password:

    Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.