Tag: iOS

Apple releases iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3, with a focus on security

Today, Apple has released iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3 with both having a focus on security. For example, Advanced Data Protection is now here for much more countries than before, support for Security Keys has been added and some improvements have been made to the Emergency SOS feature – as well as much more. New features iOS 16.3 adds support for Advanced Data Protection globally for the first time, initially […]

Apple will be releasing iOS 16.3 next week, here is what to expect

This week, Apple has revealed that iOS 16.3 will be released next week, with an exact date not confirmed. The update will bring support for security keys for Apple IDs, redesign the HomePod Handoff prompt UI all well as some minor changes to the wording for Emergency SOS. The update will be a requirement of the upcoming HomePod second-generation and we can also expect to see iPadOS 16.3, watchOS 9.3, […]

Apple releases iOS 16.1.2 with improvements for carrier support

Apple has today released a minor update for iOS 16 only, with iOS 16.1.2. The update addresses some issues with compatibility with wireless carriers and fixes some issues with Crash Detection on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro models, as some users when using rollercoasters could have their iPhone tell them they have crashed – when they haven’t. iOS 16.1.2 is available to download now and there isn’t an […]

Apple releases iOS 16.1

Apple has this week released iOS 16.1 to compatible iPhone models. The update was pushed out on Monday 24th October and can be installed on any device capable of running iOS 16, this means iPhone 8 and later, sadly the latest iPod touch was missed out from this update. To install the new update, go to Settings > General > Software Update. iOS 16.1 contains many features Apple couldn’t get […]

Apple releases iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 – fixes iPad mini 6 charging issue

Apple has today released iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This is now the sixth major update for both operating systems and will most likely be the last major release of iOS 15 before iOS 16 is released to the general public in September later this year. Both iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6 are available now by going to Settings > General > Software Update. […]

Apple releases public betas for iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura and watchOS 9

Apple has today released the new public betas for iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura and watchOS 9. Up until now the new versions of the operating systems have only been available to registered developers. To access the new public betas you’ll need to register for the Apple Beta Software Program and follow the instructions. It must be said that these operating systems are still very much in beta and it […]

Apple releases iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5

Apple has today released a slew of new updates, with new releases for pretty much every device it makes. iOS 15.5 and iPadOS 15.5 were releases today and this is now probably one of the last updates we’ll see before WWDC 2022. This release isn’t as extensive as iOS 15.4 was a few months ago, but brings some welcome changes and bug fixes. For starters, the Wallet app can now […]

Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.4 now that iOS 15.4.1 is out

Apple has now stopped signing iOS 15.4, since iOS 15.4.1 was released in the past few days. iOS 15.4.1 was released earlier in March and fixes a few issues, including the battery drain issue which was introduced with iOS 15.4. iOS 15.4.1 also added support for Universal Control on the iPad, between it and a Mac and the ability for an iPhon to be unlocked while wearing a mask. Apple […]

Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.3 now that iOS 15.3.1 is out

Apple released iOS 15.3.1 with some minor updates recently, with some minor bug fixes and changes. Now that it is released, Apple has now stopped signing iOS 15.3, making any possible downgrades impossible. This is to help encourage users to keep iOS up to date and ahead of any security issues. If not so already, your device can be updated by going to Settings > General > Software Update.

Report: Upcoming update to iOS will allow iPhones to receive contactless payments

According to a report from Bloomberg today an upcoming update to iOS could allow iPhones to receive mobile payments directly using NFC, without the need for an external reader, such as a SumUp or Square device. If true, this would allow small business owners to receive mobile payments from Apple Pay and Contactless cards directly through the iPhone, without purchasing or charging an additional accessory. Apple purchased a company called Mobeewave back […]