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Most Popular iOS Posts Of 2014

The release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus capped off a big year for Apple lovers everywhere. These are the 10 most popular iOS posts from Lifehacker in 2014.


Replace A Lost Apple ID Recovery Key Before You're Locked Out

Apple’s two-factor authentication relies on a Recovery Key when you get locked out, and you can’t access your account if it’s hacked without that key. The Next Web learnt this the hard way.


You Can Download Apple's WatchKit Developer Software Now

The Apple Watch still doesn’t have an official release date, but Apple has released WatchKit, its software development kit (SDK), for the platform. Anyone fancy building a watch version of 2048?


Australian IT Pros Can Now Use Apple's Mass Configuration Option For iPhones And Macs

Apple has extended its previously US-only device enrolment program to Australia, enabling easier setup of mobile device management (MDM) across corporate devices.


Let's Talk About OS X Yosemite's Privacy Issues

Since Yosemite was released, users have found that the operating system sends all kinds of data to Apple and saves documents without you knowing it. On the surface, it’s an egregious invasion of privacy. Let’s take a look at exactly what’s going on here.


The Best Jailbreak Apps And Tweaks For iOS 8

iOS 8 is already jailbroken, which means it’s time to load it up with new tweaks, hacks and apps. Many classic jailbreak apps have been updated for iOS 8, and a bunch of new ones are available to take advantage of its best features. Here are some worth checking out.


Big Blue, Big Bird, Big Data: The IBM And Twitter Partnership

IBM seems to be making a habit of strange alliances with consumer-centric brands. We’ll soon see the first actual products from its partnership with Apple, and now it has formed an alliance with Twitter to help develop and sell products based on analysis of tweets.


Why It Took 15 Years For Apple Pay To Roll Out

Apple Pay has launched to much fanfare. People with the iPhone 6 or 6 Plus are now able to make credit card payments at certain shops and restaurants in the US. But Apple Pay isn’t the first of its kind and the technology it uses has actually been around for the past 15 years. So why has it taken so long to enter the mainstream?


Ask LH: How Can I Share My iPad Between Multiple Users?

Hi Lifehacker, I’m about to purchase an iPad Air 2 — I’ve looked at the other tablet options and it seems the best fit for my needs. But here’s the challenge: I want to share it with my wife.


iOS 8 Jailbroken, We Recommend Holding Off For Now

The same team who released the somewhat sketchy iOS 7 jailbreak has released a jailbreak for iOS 8.1. Currently, it’s Windows-only, in Chinese, and doesn’t install Cydia by default.