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Apple’s Meltdown and Spectre Patch Slows Down iOS Performance Significantly





Apple recently issued a patch for the vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre, that have been found in the Intel processors. The patch should have been installed on every device that received the update, but there’s a pitfall. Despite Apple assured customers the fix won’t slow down the devices, it actually did.


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Saturday, January 13th, 2018. 1:02

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Advertisers Lose Hundreds of Millions of Their Profit Because of New Safari Feature



The Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature Apple introduced in Safari led to a million dollars loss to advertising companies.


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Thursday, January 11th, 2018. 18:16

Apple Releases iOS 11.2.2 and macOS 10.13.2 Supplemental Updates with Fix for Spectre Vulnerability



Apple issued updates to address the recent Spectre vulnerability, discovered by Google Zero Project. The fix for Meltdown breach has been added to previous versions of operating systems. Now Apple has addressed another vulnerability called Spectre, that is harder to exploit, but still, Apple issued a fix for Spectre soon enough.


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Thursday, January 11th, 2018. 15:03

Apple Offers Battery Replacements for iPhone 6 and Newer for $29



Apple started to replace batteries for iPhone 6 and later for the reduced price $29. Earlier Apple announced it will start replacing batteries in late January, but now the company changed the terms and started replacing the batteries immediately.


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Thursday, January 4th, 2018. 17:14

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Experts Discovered the Relation Between Battery Age and Older iPhone Models’ Performance



Earlier reports claimed that the performance issues of the older iPhone models could be related to the old battery and if the battery is changed to a new one, the issues may be solved. John Poole, the Geedbench founder, discovered that the performance issues were related to the battery age.


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Friday, December 22nd, 2017. 4:25

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iOS 11.2.1 for iPhone and iPad Released



Apple released iOS 11.2.1 where fixed some bugs and vulnerabilities. This includes the fix for iPhone autofocus camera issue and bringing back the HomeKit functionality that has been temporarily disabled due to a security issue.


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Thursday, December 14th, 2017. 4:48

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Apple Launches Apple Pay Cash in USA



Having issued the iOS 11.2 major update, Apple added the Apple Pay Cash feature for the US users. Now users can attach money directly in the iMessage.


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Thursday, December 7th, 2017. 5:29

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Apple Released iOS 11.2 With New Features and Bug Fixes



Apple has issued a major update iOS 11.2 that includes Apple Pay Cash feature and 7.5W wireless charge. The update has also fixed a recent bug with the date.


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Sunday, December 3rd, 2017. 6:44

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Apple Seeds iOS 11.2 Beta 5 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple today released the fifth beta of iOS 11.2. The update is available for both, developers and public testers. It can be downloaded from the Apple Developer account or over-the-air.


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Wednesday, November 29th, 2017. 21:53

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YouTube Fixed Fast iPhone Battery Drain



The YouTube app for iOS has been updated and the update fixed the drastic battery drain. iPhone’s battery has been drained significantly not only while watching videos, but also when YouTube app has been working in the background.


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Tuesday, November 28th, 2017. 2:53

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Apple Watch with LTE will Make Emergency Calls Without a Carrier



One of the Reddit users found that the Apple Watch model with LTE can call 911 without a carrier plan. In the thread, he described how he tried to call emergency without a carrier.


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Monday, November 20th, 2017. 3:14

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Apple Released iOS 11.1.2 with Fixes for Cold Weather and Video Bugs



Apple issued an update that fixed recent bugs. In iOS 11.1.2, Apple fixed the issue when iPhone X didn’t respond to touch in cold weather. Besides, Apple also fixed the distortion of Live Photos on the phone. The update is available for all users and can be downloaded over the air.

The bug with a bad response to touch has been revealed a week ago and Apple has already patched it. The company is working on the improvements to its software, having fixed the autocorrect and Hey, Siri bugs. Still, there is a lot of work to do, as the major release iOS 11.2 is going to add 7.5W wireless charging and Apple Pay Cash options.




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Sunday, November 19th, 2017. 9:56

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iPhone X is Experiencing a Sound Issue



A few days ago some Reddit users started reporting a buzzing or crackling sound coming from the earpiece. The issue is reproducing while playing audio at high volume, the top earpiece is affected.


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Wednesday, November 15th, 2017. 4:16

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Apple Promises to Fix the Issue with Unresponsive iPhone X While in Cold Weather



Apple admitted a problem with iPhone X that made the screen unresponsive several seconds when iPhone X is in cold weather. The company is going to release a software patch for this issue.


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Friday, November 10th, 2017. 20:08

Apple Released iOS 11.1.1 With Fixes for Siri and Autocorrect



Yesterday, on Thursday, Apple released another minor update for its new iOS. iOS 11 brought a lot of new features along with new bugs, two of them have been fixed in the update.


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Friday, November 10th, 2017. 20:02

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