Tag: iOS

Apple releases iOS 14.7.1 and iPadOS 14.7.1

Last week, Apple released iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7 which fixed a few issues and added support for the new MagSafe Battery for iPhone 12. Today Apple has followed that update on with iOS 14.7.1 as a bug came about which affected the unlock with Apple Watch feature on iPhones with Touch ID. iOS 14.7.1 iPadOS 14.7.1 work on all the same devices as iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7 and can […]

Apple releases iOS 14.7 with support for the new MagSafe Battery

Today, Apple has released iOS 14.7, alongside watchOS 7.6 and tvOS 14.7. The new update brings a few new improvements, including support for the new MagSafe Battery, Apple Card Family for merging cards as well as some much needed bug fixes, such as one where some Lossless and Dolby Atmos music could just stop playing. iOS 14.7 works on all the same devices as iOS 14.6 and can be downloaded […]

iOS 15 supports iPhone 6s from 2015

Apple just announced iOS 15, with a whole host of new features with iCloud+, improvements to iMessage and FaceTime, a new look for the Maps and Weather app and more. However the other part of the news is how far back Apple is going with device support, Apple hasn’t cut off any supported devices since iOS 13 in 2019, when it dropped support for the iPhone 6. By this time […]

This is iOS 15

Today at WWDC, Apple announced iOS 15 for iPhone and iPod touch and there are improvements to Messages, FaceTime and the Notification centre. FaceTime FaceTime has gotten the same feature set today across all the platforms, with support for a new grid view and portrait mode for an improved experience. iOS 15 supports SharePlay, allowing you FaceTime other people, share your screen and watch or listen to content together. For audio, […]

Facebook is telling iOS 14.5 users to enable tracking, to keep its apps ‘free of charge’

Apple released iOS 14.5 last week and it added support for App Tracking Transparency, a set of rules for app developers Apple has instigated after much delay as it was supposed to launch with iOS 14 back in September. App Tracking Transparency gives control back to the users on whether or not apps can collect information about you and then use it to track you on other apps and even […]

Apple releases minor update, iOS and iPadOS 14.5.1 with bug fixes

Today, Apple has released minor updates to iOS and iPadOS which follow on from iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 it released last week. This new update address one main bug fix with App Tracking Transparency where users wouldn’t actually get the prompt for apps to request tracking, even if it was enabled. Apple has also released watchOS 7.4.1, its changes are yet unknown – as well as iOS 12.5.3 for […]

Apple releases iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 with support for Apple Watch unlocking and more

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with a whole host of new features including Apple Watch unlocking for iPhone if you’re wearing a mask, 5G dual SIM support and more. Apple Maps users can now report speed cameras, localised incidents on the road, Apple Music now has the ability to share lyrics with friends and Apple Fitness+ supports AirPlay 2 – as […]

iOS 14.5 is coming out next week

Apple today has revealed that the update for iOS 14, version 14.5 will be coming out next week after a long period in beta. Apple hasn’t given a solid date for the update, but the week of 26th April it is. iOS 14.5 has been though eight different beta releases and brings a lot of changes for a minor release mid cycle between iOS 14 and iOS 15. Apple is […]

iOS and iPadOS 14.4.2 released with fixes for security exploit

Today Apple has released a security patch for iOS and iPadOS with 14.4.2 as well as 12.5.2 for older devices. The update fixes a vulnerability and the update can be installed as usual under Settings > General > Software Update Release Notes Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to universal cross site scripting. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

iOS 14 is now installed on 86% of devices that were launched in the past four years

From time to time, Apple provides information to developers about what percentage of devices in a given time frame are running what operating system. In recent years, the rate at which a new operating system has been adopted is simply staggering, even more so with iOS 14 which introduced home screen widgets which allowed users to customise the look and feel as well as icons on the phone. Last week […]