Announced at last year’s WWDC, Apple’s been firing up Siri Shortcuts at a fairly steady clip. The company says there are now “thousands” of apps integrating the iOS 12 feature, which bring all sorts of third-party functionality to the smart assistant. There are five new Shortcuts available starting today. Most notable (depending on where you […]View More Siri gets new airline, food order and dictionary Shortcuts, with more on the way
Apple has said it will compensate the teenager who first found a security bug in Group FaceTime that allowed users to eavesdrop before a call was picked up. The bug was initially reported to Apple by 14-year-old Grant Thompson and his mother, but the family struggled getting in contact the company before the bug was discovered elsewhere. The […]View More Apple to compensate teenager who found Group FaceTime eavesdrop bug
A slew of new Apple products are on the way, if the latest iOS beta is to be believed.
Four new versions of the iPad are referenced in the iOS 12.2 beta, according to developer Steve Troughton-Smith, who made the discovery. The iPads are designated as iPad 11,1 to iPad 11,4 and include two WiFi and two cellular versions.
Troughton-Smith says that the iPad models mentioned in the iOS beta do not match currently released devices. He also explains that the iPads referenced do not have Face ID, leading him to speculate that these may very well be new iPad Minis. Read more…View More New iPad models, including iPad Mini, and new iPod Touch reportedly on the way
There’s trouble in iOS paradise.
Apple’s 12.1.2 iOS update, rolled out Tuesday, appears to be causing more problems than the fix was intended to solve.
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Multiple users on Twitter are complaining that the iOS update is bricking their phones by cutting off cellular data. First reported by Forbes, there are now multiple user complaints on Twitter about their iPhones’ inability to connect to cellular data after updating to the latest version of iOS.
Another iOS update is rolling out to iPhones and iPads everywhere.
iOS 12.1.1 fixes several bugs and enhances some features. The update is rolling out now via iTunes or through an over-the-air update on iOS. The update isn’t too big; on an iPho…
Apple’s first big iOS 12 update is imminent.
The company just confirmed that the update, which will add long-awaited group calling features to FaceTime, will roll out Tuesday, Oct. 30, the same day as its fall hardware event.
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Your iPhone just got a little more secure — assuming you’ve updated to iOS 12, that is.
Following reports earlier this summer that Apple planned to release a software update that would combat the phone-hacking device, sometimes used by police, known as GrayKey, Forbes has confirmed that the Cupertino-based company has done just that. While it’s not a 100 perfect lockout to the cops, the update goes a long way toward further protecting iPhone owners from invasive government snooping.
But first, some background. The GrayKey device, a physical machine manufactured by the Atlanta-based Grayshift, was able to get around iPhone PINs to unlock phones seized by police. Somehow, the device could bypass Apple’s prohibition of multiple password guesses. This allowed the GrayKey to enter codes in rapid succession until the phone unlocked. Read more…View More Report: Apple’s iOS 12 now blocks iPhone-hacking tool favored by police
Half of all devices are now running the latest version of the iOS mobile operating system, iOS 12, according to figures shared by Apple. On devices introduced in the last four years, that number is as high as 53 percent. And iOS 12 adoption is taking place more quickly than the last release did, Apple […]View More Half of all devices now run iOS 12
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Help is on the way.
Apple issued a critical update to iOS 12 today that fixes several bugs plaguing iPhone XS and XS Max devices since their initial release.
The new version — iOS 12.0.1 — is available for download right now, and if you don’t receive a push notification prompting you to download it, you can force your device to by navigating to Settings > General > Software Update.
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The new version of iOS should fix several issues people have been reporting including that, at least in some instances, a device didn’t start charging when it was connected to a Lightning cable. The update will also fix a small WiFi issue that forced some iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max devices to connect to a slower 2.4 GHz band when a faster 5 GHz connection was available. Read more…View More Plagued by iOS 12 bugs? A new update is here to fix them.
Apple’s iPhone is advertised as a highly secure device, which is why it’s a bit funny when someone easily beats its security shortly after a major new version of iOS is released.
A YouTube video posted last week alleges that it’s possible to by…