iOS 10 is already installed on one-third of compatible devices

iOS 10 is already installed on one-third of compatible devices
Apple's new iOS 10 has scarcely been around for a week, having been formally introduced back at this year's WWDC and gone through the usual rigmarole of pre-release betas. Despite its fledgling status and a fair dose of teething issues for T-Mo users, the latest firmware has already managed to reach a large chunk of its intended user base. Of the total count of iOS 10-ready iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices out in the wild, one-third are now running it. 

Cupertino always does pretty well when it comes to installs of new iOS iterations. This is largely because, unlike with Android, carriers and OEM partners do not get to intervene during the roll-out. Since Apple designs its own hardware and uses a closed-source platform, updates reach users in a timely manner, as has once again been demonstrated with iOS 10. 

Earlier this month, Apple officially disclosed that almost 9 out of every 10 iOS 9-ready devices were running the then-latest version. These latest numbers are not concrete, but the estimates of analytics firm Mixpanel. With a supposed 33.64 per cent rate of adoption in just under a week, iDevice owners are quickly taking to the new iOS 10, though it seems iOS 9's record-breaking 66 per cent install rate after two weeks may not be emulated this time around. 

iOS 10 includes a slew of new features which you can check out in more depth here. Additionally, if you'd like to take a peek at some of the less obvious new quirks, we've got a round-up of iOS 10's more obscure features.

Have you installed iOS 10 yet? Let us know how you like the latest version by dropping a comment below. 

source: AppleInsider

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49 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

And marshmallow is barely cracking 10%, if that is

3. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3088; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

You don't wanna hear about nougat.

5. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

0.1%............that's kinda hilarious honestly. But after thinking about how my Nexus 6 still hasn't got the update......I'm kinda pissed. Dafuq Google?????

7. bucky

Posts: 3771; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

Did they change things since I had the nexus 5? I got updates right away.

9. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Apparently, at least in the case of the Nexus 6. They say the update will come out in a few weeks though.

4. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 648; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

Rocking iOS10 with my iPhone 6. I really enjoy the new OS and the new design. This is really what makes me keeping my iPhone longer than for just 1 or 2 years. I thank Apple for not forgetting me as a customer. I will certainly reward Apple by buying a new iPhone next year.

8. Finalflash

Posts: 4062; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

That's cute and all, but most Android phones have had iOS 10 since 2012. I mean if you have to wait for decade to get widgets and proper notifications then you should really consider the better option known as Android.

10. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Your delusion never ceases to amaze me. Why are you here again?

14. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Nothing delusional about it when you look at what's "new" in iOS 10: http://www.apple.com/newsroom/2016/09/whats-new-in-ios-10.html Everything listed there has been doable on my OnePlus One since 2014, including app integration with Google Now...don't know about 2012 as I was still sticking with jailbroken iOS back then.

15. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Congrats.......I'm pretty sure no one cares. Why do you need to justify your choices to anyone?

16. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

You cared enough to respond to his comment, falsely accusing him of being "delusional". Not justifying anything here, simply pointed out there's nothing delusional about what he stated when you look at the facts and put aside iGnorance for the moment...

17. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Look at the title of the article......... What does it say? Comprehend why he is here and what he's trying to do. And for the love of God, stop with this "we had it first" pissing contest. It only makes Android look inferior......ignorance aside.

18. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Look at the first response to the article, how is that any more relevant to the article compared to the response he got, yet you only complain about 1 of them? That's just hypocrisy. How pointing out the pioneer of a feature makes the pioneer look inferior, only your dingbat logic knows...

20. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

None of these features were "pioneered" by Android. WebOS and BBos had these LONG before Android. There is nothing wrong with acknowledging a great effort, but you and FF aren't doing that. You're flaunting things that, by in large, IOS users don't care about. What's the point?

21. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"WebOS and BBos had these LONG before Android" Really? When did WebOS have a personal assistant? Not to talk about third party apps integrating with it. BB OS, kindly link me to how apps get integrated with the assistant...patiently waiting. "You're flaunting things that, by in large, IOS users don't care about" If you don't care about it, no point in responding. After all, turning a blind eye to the facts isn't hard...

22. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Are you seriously arguing over something as meaningless as VAs? And I can respond to anyone any way I feel like it. He is trolling, I told him to f**k off, and there's nothing wrong with that. Do you see me going to every Android article to annoy "enthusiasts"? No. I have better things to do with my day, and he should too.

24. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"Are you seriously arguing over something as meaningless as VAs?" Neh, I'm simply questioning your bold claims with nothing to back them. "And I can respond to anyone any way I feel like" Sure you can, it's your right, the same way it's his right. What you're responding with though, is hypocrisy. You join the conversation brought by the first comment, happily talking about Android in the iOS article, now you consider someone else who joined that conversation to be a troll despite what he claims having sources to back it? I think there's definitely something wrong with that...unless you see nothing wrong with hypocrisy.

27. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

How is what I said hypocritical? I.Own.A.Nexus. And what part of that is trolling? It's just as true as the what you've said....if not more so.

28. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"How is what I said hypocritical? I.Own.A.Nexus" You answered that in post #17: Quote: "Look at the title of the article......... What does it say? Comprehend why he is here and what he's trying to do."

32. kiko007

Posts: 7385; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You're over analyzing my friend. That statement was to point out how a non-user entered a domain to spread ignorance. Nothing I said fits that description, and I commented on MY experience.

25. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Usually I give your posts a thumbs up, but this is out of what you normally post. To be honest, iOS users really don't care what features Android has. If they did, they would simply just get a phone... that runs Android. Makes sense doesn't it?

26. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

It's looking more like they don't care what the competition offers over their device, only what their device offers over the competition. That's the only logical explanation behind him talking about Android in post #5 and #6, yet dissing another post about Android in post #8...

29. sgtdisturbed47

Posts: 959; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Nobody cares who had it first, the fact is iOS will work these function in a smooth, intuitive way as a polished final product. iOS users enjoy the UI as it is and if you somehow doubt this, look at the customer satisfaction rating of iPhones. If they cared about who had what first, the ratings would be lower.

31. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

The same way Android users don't care much about updates. There's a reason why Samsung's devices have been ranking above apple's for multiple years, and it's definitely not updates. Android users enjoy having versatile devices that easily adapt to different use cases without any nonsense restrictions. Yet you iUsers keep bringing it into the conversation, then start saying "nobody cares" when you started talking about the competing platform...SMDH.

35. AlikMalix unregistered

MeElectrifyer, I'll quote you: "Everything listed there has been doable on my OnePlus One since 2014...." This is the same with iOS - everything android ever had on all devices and forked versions is also "Duable" on iOS. Define "doable". How did you have integraded app permissions that was on iOS since almost the beginning, for example?

38. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"everything android ever had on all devices and forked versions is also "Duable" on iOS" With jailbroken iOS compared to stock Android, sure...officially, not even close. "Define "doable". How did you have integraded app permissions that was on iOS since almost the beginning, for example?" That's what Privacy Guard is, it's one of the major reasons I didn't touch an Android device until the OnePlus One, and it has a lot more permission control than iOS. For example, can you control internet access of apps, clipboard access (as if apps on iOS can control the system clipboard to begin with), etc.? Didn't think so...

39. AlikMalix unregistered

So you can tell ANY app not to access contacts, camera, photos, location, wifi, cellular, email, other apps and other data, and fully customize the way notifications are presented, where they're presented, and how often? How is that fingerprint sensor? How is that slomotion video: 120fps, 240fps? How are those updates coming? There's more than just what is "durable", it's also how it works with other features (hardware and software) on your device and outside your device. Also how much work to set it up, and how easy and accessible is it to everyday person! And how all the features don't get in the way of other features. I'm not suggesting that iPhone does anything better than your 1+1. All in suggesting is putting bunch of features on a device and calling it done isn't the same as finetuing it to work within he ecosystem and 3rd party support. People value these features on different scale: for example someone like you would appreciate full control of RAM management, I don't have time for that - I want my device and OS to figure it out automatically based on my usage pattern. Mr electiryfer, I think you got a great device, but it does not have things I want in a device. There are a lot of "firsts" in an iPhone that no android has to this day - and those things are more important to me. How long did it take for android to actually have nearly flawless working fingerprint sensor? I really like my forcetouch, I really do, devices without it don't interest me. That Chinese android thst has it - has ZERO 3rd party support and limited to few stock apps.

42. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

"So you can tell ANY app not to access contacts, camera, photos, location, wifi, cellular, email, other apps and other data, and fully customize the way notifications are presented, where they're presented, and how often?" Yup, all doable via Privacy Guard since 2014. "How is that fingerprint sensor?" Didn't know iOS 10 added that to the iPhone 5/5c... "How is that slomotion video: 120fps, 240fps?" Doing great via simple app... "How are those updates coming?" They've been going great, currently on Marshmallow with the September Android security patch (i.e. the latest)... "There's more than just what is "durable", it's also how it works with other features (hardware and software) on your device and outside your device" Yeah, and Android is a lot more compatible with the standards/formats/devices out there... "Also how much work to set it up," On first use, didn't take much to set up the basics, nothing harder compared to iOS. But Android offers a whole lot more than mere basics if I truly want to make the device mine. I change my launcher to Nova, change my default apps, configure privacy settings per app, etc. There's a whole lot more to making it mine besides merely changing the wallpaper like on stock iOS... "how easy and accessible is it to everyday person!" My average-joe mama in her 60s easily uses a OnePlus One just like she was previously doing with an iPhone. So, unless you're dumber than an average joe, Android is easy to use. "And how all the features don't get in the way of other features." Could you be more specific about what you mean here? "All in suggesting is putting bunch of features on a device and calling it done isn't the same as finetuing it to work within he ecosystem and 3rd party support" I agree, and there's many apps that support integration with Google Now. Including my Tasks & Notes app (it's my 3rd party alternative to Reminders), Tasker (via it's AutoVoice plugin), etc. "People value these features on different scale: for example someone like you would appreciate full control of RAM management, I don't have time for that - I want my device and OS to figure it out automatically based on my usage pattern. " Lol, I actually don't pay much attention to RAM on my Surface Pro 2 nor OnePlus One. Knowing what's running in the background and what starts when my device boots up, yes, I'd like to know that when I start noticing my battery not lasting long as usual and when my device isn't performing as I'd like. Those are DIY troubleshooting tools.

46. AlikMalix unregistered

Way too much to refute... your examples are desperate. But I'll touch a few interesting ones. 1. Slow motion video - which app? 2. How did you get marshmallow on 1+1? 3. Does your mom (if I may) know how to set up "privacy guard" to insure all apps are doing what they're allowed to do and not doing what they're not allow!!! Does each app when installed asks for every permission initially when she starts using that part of the apps features. I wasn't talking about just using the previews - I was talking about an ever age Joe just making a video call or or locate their kids? Where does the average joe go to when they have a question or an issue and get face to face support without being pushed to buy a new device or some accessory. 4. As soon as I name feature that your phone doesn't have have - you (and others) start naming other devices that I'd need to get in order to continue using what I enjoy all on a device that has the features I want. That's my biggest gripe with "android can do anything iPhone can do and more" (I know this wasn't what you said, but since I'm on topic...) yes collectively android can do everything iPhone can, but how many devices do you need to make that true for an individual user? I appreciate that you didn't just got into the "I can root android" argument(like everyone else when they get backed into a corner) - because in that case I can jailbreak iPhone - from this point on our arguments are moot. LoL. 5. Regarding Your last paragraph: my point is that all features and all perks - on iOS average how does not have to worry about forseclaong apps, the background management is really good on iOS. On android, one app overnight can eat up your battery and data as it's allowed to run and even start on its own. Bottom line: when you say "my phone had this or that for years or since 2014", I can say the same for iOS features and how they work whenever android or 1+1 adds them (like fingerprint sensor). Your phone doesn't have that and with it all the feature that use it (not just unlocking the phone. I have to check my bank account several times a day - I also don't want to stay signed into it all day for security reasons. FP bypasses typing in the stupid complicated password 7-10times a day for me. OR... when I typed this message and I want to go within my text and add a word or paragraph, I don't have to lift my finger and try to aim the cursor into the text - I just press harder on keyavoard and I can move my cursor around the text, press again - and select the text --- it is hundred times easier to do thanks to forcetouch. And in your case - I would have to carry another phone just to have a fingerprint sensor. 1+1 can keep those features from 2014 - I rather have something more important! Thanks for he conversation - Mr. Electrifyer. (Hope you don't mind I used your mom in the example, mean no disrespect). And sorry gone long posts.

49. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Sorry for late response, but here you go: 1. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobile.bizo.slowmotion&hl=en 2. OTA update to Cyanogen OS, which it came with 3. She gets a prompt when an app attempts making use of any resource and responds to it with allow/block the same way she was doing on iOS. 4. Not sure where I pointed you to another device, but either way, I could mention a whole lot more features that you'll never find on any stock iOS device, but like most iPhone users, you'll be saying they don't matter to you. In the end, if the iPhone suits your needs better stick with it, not saying you should go out and buy any device. Regarding how many devices you'll need to get to do what the iPhone does, my OnePlus One does it all (and a lot more) besides fingerprint scanner, which is on newer OnePlus models. So, you'll only need to look at 1 device like the OnePlus Three. It'll do it all, but I'm looking a lot more for software and hardware versatility than merely doing what an iPhone can, that's why I don't consider the OnePlus Three a worthy upgrade from my OnePlus One, the Note 7 is more appealing to me now that I've learned how to use Android without privacy invasion. 5. Mostly agree here, that's another thing that I love about Privacy Guard; it allows controlling those wakelocks and start-up apps. Although this part of it wasn't really necessary on iOS due to how iOS handles things as you described. That said, Android's Doze feature copied that habit from iOS as of Marshmallow and made it optional (the same way iOS copied background syncing as Android apps do and made it optional as of iOS 7), and apps like Greenify bring the same experience to older versions of Android that don't have built-in wakelock controls like Privacy Guard. Bottom line, when I made that statement of "Everything listed there has been doable on my OnePlus One since 2014", I was referring to the iOS update, and that definitely doesn't bring fingerprint sensor to earlier iDevices. So, my point still stands.

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