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Like every Sunday, we get to take a look at some of the most popular posts that were published on iDB during the week that just ended. Whether it is a news item, a new jailbreak tweak, a tutorial, or an app review, we sum it all up in one convenient place for you.

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RIP Steve: Tim Cook sent a memo to Apple employees this afternoon, asking them to keep Steve Jobs in their thoughts as they head into the weekend.

Apple to hold iPad event on October 16: Apple is planning an iPad event for Thursday, October 16.

Apple releases first beta of iOS 8.1 to developers: Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 8.1 to developers. Here is what’s new.

5 awesome widgets for iOS 8: Check inside for a video overview of five of my favorite iOS 8 Notification Center widgets.

5 great iOS 8 extensions for you to try: Inside, we’ll show you five great extensions for iOS 8.

Apple releases tool to check the Activation Lock status of iOS devices: Apple recently released a tool that lets anyone check the Activation Lock status of iOS devices.

Apple seeds OS X Yosemite GM candidate 1.0 to developers, Public Beta 4: Apple has today seeded Golden Master candidate 1.0 of OS X Yosemite as well as the fourth public beta of OS X Yosemite.

Videos highlight iPhone 6’s faster Wi-Fi and multitasking performance: A pair of videos have surfaced this week offering a good look at real-world multitasking performance of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus relative to competition.

iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3 allegedly coming across 2015: Three major updates to iOS 8 — iOS 8.1, iOS 8.2 and iOS 8.3 — are in tow for 2015, perhaps signaling that Apple is speeding up its iOS development process

Popular jailbreak tweak ‘CallBar’ receives a big iOS 7 update: CallBar, the tweak that lets you better manage incoming calls, has received a fairly big update to better suite iOS 7.

TapToShare, an iOS 8 widget for Twitter or Facebook: TapToShare is a new widget for Notification Center that lets you quickly post to Twitter or Facebook.

New App Store section features Apps for Health: The App Store has been updated Saturday afternoon with an “Apps for Health” section in the Featured tab, which lists several apps that use iOS 8’s Health app.

A first look at Brightkey for iOS 8: Brightkey for iOS 8 is just about as different as they come. It features eight different skins, including five candy-colored keyboards.

Wallpapers of last week: sunset clouds: Step inside for a set of photographs, perfect for larger iPhone 6 screens.

Apps of the week: If you are looking for some new apps and games to try out, we’ve got a list that we think will keep you occupied for at least a few days.

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  • Edgard Ade

    iOS 8.0.2 SUCKS! Thanks apple.

    • Slifur

      That’s true. My iPhone 5 is much stable when i was in iOS 8.0. My 4S still speedy at iOS 7.1.2

      • andy

        Yeah, well my ipod touch 5th generation is working fine on ios 8.0.2 but yet still feeling lag, bugs and slow performance because apple is “rushing” their software out too quickly, why cant they take their time, would they want a perfect ios software if possible with less “bitchy”. If i was working at apple, i would actually listen to my fans, take time to actually fix and build a 100% freshly software if possible. Sigh….

      • Slifur

        Yes ios 8.0.2 is still buggy. This morning my iPhone 5 is 11% and I play about 3mins and suddenly the battery drops to 5%!

      • andy

        Yeah i know your feels mate!!! 😀 DONT YOU WORRY!!! hahhaa 😛
        I’m just gonna use beta 1 because its so much better but yet same thing.

    • andy

      you sucks. Nah jokes bro 😉
      Yeah they truly suck, i dont understand why they had to rush out ios 8.0.1 then ios 8.0.2 in a couple of days
      No-one isnt hustling apple to hurry the hell up, i mean why cant they take time to actually clearly 100% fix all the bug if possible.
      IOS 6 was the best, it was made 100%
      when i bought my ipod 5 with ios 6.1.2 running, i was amazingly happy, never restored or had a single error in my touches.
      Now on ios 7-8 wow its completely rubbish.

      • leart

        The best was 5.1.1, it was stable the same like ios 6 was but in addition it had youtube and google maps integrated + great battery life

      • Joshua The-Legend Wiebe

        I think the main problem with battery life is the 3G and/or LTE. If all carriers were able to maintain service on an EDGE network, we would keep battery life consistent throughout the week instead of charging once a day.

      • andy

        What about Ipod touches??

      • Joshua The-Legend Wiebe

        I’ve never seen an iPod touch with good battery life, they all have the least amount of battery in a touch screen as big as an iPhone. That’s pretty sad considering it has the iPhone build, just no SIM card capabilities.

      • andy

        yeah i guess its last 5% more because as you said no sim card or network.

      • andy

        Can you please don’t make me cry 🙁 ios 5.1.1-ios 6.1.4 <3
        Oh man i wish my ipod was still on ios 6 because it was super awesome.

      • Joshua The-Legend Wiebe

        If you have your blobs saved you can revert back to iOS 6.

      • andy

        Yeah i do but im running ipod touch 5th generation, and i cant downgrade because mines an a5 chip?

    • DR234

      Unless you dealt with iOS 8 beta 1-GM you have no right to complain about it. Far worse issues and bugs were in that. If you try beta 1-GM you’ll be a lot more thankful for 8.0.2.

  • test_11

    My ipad mini 1gen is working fine on ios 8.0.2 but feeling lag, bug wifi issues. Ios 8.0.2 sucks..

    • andy

      Yeah it does suck!
      Just use beta 1 man trust me, its so much better.

      • stan

        Which beta 1 ? 8.0 or 8.1 ?

      • andy

        ios 8.1 beta 1

      • stan

        thanks , I will give it a go !!

      • andy

        All good man, how many times do you restore your iphone?

      • stan

        Probably not enough, its ok with beta 1 but I will still do a restore tonight just to be sure. Which iPhone have you got ?

      • andy

        I dont have an iphone, i got an ipod touch 5th, i restore my device i say…3 times a week- idk the ios software feels weak…..
        Maybe i should stop restoring?
        Its just a habit now…

  • stan

    HOW do I get rid of iOS 8 for iPhone 4S ??

    • DR234

      Can’t revert anymore. Apple stopped signing 7.1.2 software.

  • DR234

    I’d like to see people try iOS 8 beta 1-5 and the GM. If you had all those for months and dealt with those there would be no complaints. Those were far worse than 8.0 and 8.0.2.

    • John

      Beta = Developer build.

      If you have installed them without the need of testing the OS, then you installed it for the wrong reason. Beta is beta for a reason.

      • DR234

        That’s not even my point so read a comment correctly. I’m just trying to say there are terrible bugs now when these bugs are laughable compared to beta ones. I don’t mind beta bugs even its beta, there will be bugs. But when people whine that an app crashed or something took. 5 second instead of .4 seconds and other small bugs they really just don’t have any right to complain at all when developers take their extra time to go through and report bugs they don’t have to report that are a lot worse than what’s in iOS 8 currently. They should thank devs who took any time to report bigger bugs in beta.

  • iMcJaz

    Apple, with iOS 8.1 please fix the performance issues with the iPhone 4S. Third-party keyboards take forever to switch to. That’s not okay.