iOS

iOS 15 will let you know if you left your AirPods or AirTag behind

Apple announced iOS 15 and its other software plans for this year at WWDC earlier this week and notable feature is that AirPods are getting supported in the Find My network. Currently, AirPods and Beats headphones do show up in the Find My app, but their location only updates when they have been connected to another device, if you lose them it is essentially game over. However, in iOS 15 […]

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, […]

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.

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 […]