ios 11

Apple says its ultra wideband technology is why newer iPhones appear to share location data, even when the setting is disabled

This week, security reporter Brian Krebs asked why the newest iPhone 11 Pro appeared to be sending out a user’s location even when the user disabled Location Services in their phone’s settings, in

Facebook says a bug caused its iPhone app’s inadvertent camera access

Facebook has faced a barrage of concern over an apparent bug that resulted in the social media giant’s iPhone app exposing the camera as users scroll through their feed. A tweet over the weekend blew
AI photo editor FaceApp goes viral again on iOS, raises questions about photo library access

AI photo editor FaceApp goes viral again on iOS, raises questions about photo library access

FaceApp. So. The app has gone viral again after first doing so two years ago or so. The effect has gotten better but these apps, like many other one off viral apps, tend to come and go in waves driven

Apple defends its takedown of some apps monitoring screen-time

Apple is defending its removal of certain parental control apps from the iOS App Store in a new statement. The company has come under fire for its removal of certain apps that were pitched as tools

iOS updates might drain your battery faster

A side-by-side test of four iPhones running current and older iOS versions found that the more recent ones drain batteries more quickly. This result is likely to feed the concerns of people who refuse

iOS 10 vs iOS 11 vs iOS 12: Which iOS Version Offers the Best iPhone Battery Life?

Every year when Apple releases a new iOS version, most users end up having the same complaint: the previous version offered better performance and battery life. Apple addressed the performance issues
Review: Apple’s new iPad mini continues to be mini

Review: Apple’s new iPad mini continues to be mini

The iPad mini is super enjoyable to use and is the best size tablet for everything but traditional laptop work. It’s very good and I’m glad Apple updated it. Using Apple Pencil is aces on the smaller

Electra 1.3.0 with ‘jailbreakd2’ for iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1 Released to Fix Freezing Issues

Following the release of Electra 1.2.0 last week based on a new exploit for iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1, the Electra team has updated their jailbreak tool for v1.3.0 with ‘jailbreakd2’, a “next-gen version

iOS 11 users can’t access the App Store or Apple Music

Some iOS 11 users are having trouble accessing the App Store and Apple Music, according to online reports. The services have been unusable for over a day for a number of users who are yet to upgrade
The App Store and Apple Music are both down for many iPhone users on iOS 11

The App Store and Apple Music are both down for many iPhone users on iOS 11

From Thursday night up through this morning, a flurry of tweets and Reddit posts has made it clear that something is wrong with iOS 11. A bunch of iPhone and iPad users who have yet to upgrade to iOS

Electra 1.2.7 Jailbreak for iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1 Released With Fix for Kernel Panic

Ever since the Electra team released v1.2.0 of their jailbreak for iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1 based on a new exploit, they have been rolling out regular updates to their tool with improvements. Today, the
Apple Confirms Some Users Currently Unable to Access the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes [Updated]

Apple Confirms Some Users Currently Unable to Access the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes [Updated]

We're seeing an increasing number of reports across Reddit and Twitter from iOS 11 users who have been unable to access Apple services such as the App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes since as early as

iOS 11.4.1 Compatible Jailbreak Tweaks on Cydia

Now that an iOS 11.4 – iOS 11.4.1 jailbreak is out from both Electra and unc0ver team, many people who will jailbreak or have jailbroken their iPhone or iPad would be looking for some useful Cydia

Electra 1.2.0 Jailbreak for iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1 Released

The Electra team has released Electra 1.2.0 for all iPhones and iPads running iOS 11 – iOS 11.4.1. The Electra jailbreak tool for iOS 11 was first released in July last year and after a stream of

iOS 9.3.5 vs iOS 10.3.3 vs iOS 11.4.1 vs iOS 12.1.3 Speed Test

When iOS 12 was first released, a comparison with previous iOS releases highlighted the performance improvements brought about by the latest release of the OS. Now that a few months have passed and

Tihmstar Says ‘Something Cool’ Coming for iPhones Running iOS 11 Featuring a Headphone Jack

Last week, Tihmstar revealed found a useful exploit in iOS 11 that could have possibly allowed for an iOS 11.2.6 – iOS 11.4.1 jailbreak for iOS devices featuring a headphone jack. After doing the hard

Electra 1.1.0 iOS 11 – iOS 11.4 beta 3 Jailbreak Tool Released with Stability Improvements

The Electra team has released Electra 1.1.0 of their jailbreak tool for all iPhone and iPads running iOS 11 – iOS 11.4 beta 3. The latest update to the jailbreak tool brings an updated APT and dpkg

Qualcomm’s iPhone Ban in China Applies to iOS 11 Devices

Yesterday, Qualcomm announced that it was granted an injunction over the import and sale of iPhones in China since Apple violated two of its software-related patents. The blanket ban affects many
How to Get Siri to Play a Daily News Digest

How to Get Siri to Play a Daily News Digest

If you own an Alexa smart device, you'll likely have used the "What's new?" or "What's happening?" voice command to hear your daily news briefing, which can be customized to include your own

iPhone 5 Added to Apple’s ‘Vintage and Obsolete Products’ List

Apple has updated its vintage and obsolete list of products to include the iPhone 5 starting from October 30th last month. Apple dropped software support for the iPhone 5 with iOS 11 in 2017 itself,