iOS

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.

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 14.4.1 with minor bug fixes

Today Apple has releases iOS and iPadOS 14.4.1 for iPhone and iPad with minor bug fixes and some security issues resolved. Apple is recommending the update to all users as there is an issue wit WebKit which could allow maliciously crafted web content to execute code on the device. Updating iOS and iPadOS can be done on device by going to Settings > General > Software Update. On Mac and […]

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 […]

iOS 14.5 will allow the default music service for Siri to be changed

Ever since iOS was released, Apple has never allowed default applications to be changed and this attitude change has been weakening as the years have gone on. Most notably with iOS 14 Apple allowed the default web browser and email client apps to be changed, so long as the app developer updated the app to hook into those APIs. The latest change is to do with the default music app […]

Apple releases iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4

This evening, Apple has just released an update for both iOS and iPadOS with version 14.4. Both versions contain a number of bug fixes including a fix for the Fitness Widget as sometimes it would not show the most up to date data. Smaller QR codes can be recognised by the camera and also bluetooth devices can be set by type, including car stereo, headphones, hearing aids and speakers. This […]

Apple releases iOS 12.5.1 for older devices

Yesterday, Apple released iOS 12.5.1 for older devices that cant be updated to iOS 13 and iOS 14. Those devices include the original iPad Air, iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3 as well as the iPhone 5s and iPhone 6, among others. This new update only addresses a bug that was introduced with the previous update to iOS 12, with iOS 12.5 last month. That updated added Exposure Notifications […]

Apple releases iOS 14.2.1 but only for iPhone 12

Apple has recently released a minor update for iPhone 12 models only, so iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Mac and of course the iPhone 12 mini. iOS 14.2.1 fixes a new issues related to MMS messages, lock screen issues for the iPhone 12 mini and others. Release Notes iOS 14.2.1 addresses the following issues for your iPhone: Some MMS messages may not be received Made for iPhone […]

Apple will be requiring developers to use the app privacy label from December

iOS 14 was quite a privacy focused release and back at WWDC in June Apple said that coming soon to iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur would be “nutrition labels” for App Store pages for apps so users would have a clear understanding of what data the apps are asking for in order to work. This feature will now be required by Apple starting on the 8th December and this […]

Apple releases iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2

Today, Apple has released iOS 14.2 for iPhone and iPod touch and iPadOS 14.2 for iPad. This adds quite a lot of new improvements and bug fixes including optimised battery charging for AirPods, 100 new emoji, new wallpapers, Intercom support and more. Apple has added support for Intercom to iOS now, allowing support between HomePod, CarPlay, AirPods, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch to broadcast to select members in a a […]

Apple releases iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1

This evening, Apple has just released an update for both iOS and iPadOS with version 14.1. An update for HomePod has also been released too. iOS 14.1 and iPadOS 14.1 both contain a number of bug fixes including when certain incoming calls wouldn’t show the relevant location information and also an improved compatibility with Ubiquiti wireless access points. As ever, you can update by going to Settings > General > […]