News tagged ‘2.1’
Apple stopped signing older iOS 11 versions prior to 11.2.5, namely iOS 11.2, 11.2.1 and 11.2.2 to make sure users run the latest versions of the software.
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.
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.
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.
According to the latest report shared by Strategy Analytics, Apple has overtaken Fitbit and become the largest wearables vendor in the world. During the last calendar quarter, the company shipped 3.5 million Apple Watch units and took 15.9% of global market. In the first quarter of 2016, Apple’s market share was 12.1% and the shipments accounted for 2.2 million units.
Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2.1 and iOS 10.3, which means restores and downgrades to these versions are no longer possible. Be careful if you want to stay on one of these firmware builds. If you update your device accidentally, you won’t be able to restore it to anything apart from iOS 10.3.1 or iOS 10.3.2 beta if you’re a developer or public beta tester.
One day after releasing final versions of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to users worldwide, Apple has seeded first betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers for testing. Both updates contain some bug fixes and minor improvements that make the software more stable. Currently, it’s unknown why Apple has skipped iOS 10.2.1.
Yesterday, Apple opened three new Apple Stores in Germany, the United States, and China. Below you can take a look at some images and get more details about each new store.
Last year, a problem with some iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s units was found that resulted in unexpected shutdowns of these devices. To make the smartphones work again, owners had to plug them in. In a statement shared with TechCrunch, Apple revealed that iOS 10.2.1 that is now installed on 50% of active devices has helped to reduce the number of iPhone users suffering from the problem.
Luca Todesco has released yet another version of its semi-tethered jailbreak of iOS 10.2. The version seems to be identical to the one released last weekend, however, has one major improvements. yalu102 now supports the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 4.
Apple has stopped signing iOS 10.2, which means it is no longer possible to downgrade or restore your device to this firmware version. If you’re on iOS 10.2 right now, it is recommended that your upgrade to iOS 10.2.1, unless you have jailbroken your device. In this case, it’s better to stay on iOS 10.2 and be careful not to install the latest version by accident.
It is Sunday today, so let’s take a look at the posts worth your attention. Most of the articles this week deal with Apple’s recent software updates, but there’re some other important things as well.
Apple has released the first beta of iOS 10.3 with several new features to developers. The update
Apple has released iOS 10.2.1 to users worldwide. The update brings a number of security and stability improvements and bug fixes. There are no new features or design tweaks in the update.
It is Sunday today, which means it’s high time I told you about the most popular posts of the last couple of days. Let’s not waste time and take a look at the list of posts worth your attention right now.