Does your iPhone crash less often now? This and other news from March 19, 2014
While some users are reporting a plethora of issues with iOS 7.1, Crittercism has found that app crash rates have gone down with the update. The number of app crashes, the site states, is lower for iOS 7.1 than it is on Apple devices running iOS 6 and 6.1. Do you find this is true for you? Let us know in the comments.
Other news from Wednesday afternoon includes:
- Burger King is releasing a new app that will allow people to pay for food at their US restaurants using iPhones. (Not iPhones as currency or via barter, mind you.)
- Speaking of food-based apps, did you remember to update your Starbucks app?
- EA has told The Verge that it is investigating a claim that a hack utilizing the EA website is trying to nab unsuspecting users' Apple IDs.
- Pandora is raising its subscription fees to $4.99 per month starting in May. The company also is doing away with its annual subscription option.
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