Prior to iOS 7, apps weren't truly allowed to run in the background. With the new operating system, Apple has taken off the training wheels and let developers update their apps in the background. This is both good news and bad.
The good news is that it opens the door for developers to do a lot more with apps. The bad news is that this can eat into your tiered data plan if apps are frequently updating while you're on a cellular connection. Apple claims the apps will only sync in the background at opportunistic times, so battery … Read more