iOS 11

Security Researcher Discovers Snippet of CSS Code That Forces iOS to Reboot, Apple Investigating

A new iOS vulnerability was discovered by a security researcher over the weekend, causing affected iPhones and iPads to crash and restart when following a link to an HTML page hosting specially crafted CSS code. The vulnerability hits the WebKit rendering engine used in Safari by applying a CSS effect — “backdrop-filter” — that requires …

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Security Researchers Find Way to Prevent USB Restricted Mode From Activating on iOS Devices

Security researchers claim to have discovered a loophole that prevents an iPhone or iPad from activating USB Restricted Mode, Apple’s latest anti-hacking feature in iOS 12 beta and iOS 11.4.1, which was released on Monday. USB Restricted Mode is designed to make iPhones and iPads immune to certain hacking techniques that use a USB connection …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.4.1 With Bug Fixes, USB Restricted Mode

Apple today released iOS 11.4.1, the fifteenth update to the iOS 11 operating system that was first introduced in September 2017. iOS 11.4.1 comes more than a month after the release of iOS 11.4, a major update that introduced support for Messages in iCloud and AirPlay 2. iOS 11.4.1 is available on all eligible devices …

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Apple Seeds Fifth Beta of iOS 11.4.1 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the fifth beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4.1 update to developers, one week after seeding the fourth beta and over a month after releasing iOS 11.4, an update that introduced AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud. Registered developers can download the new iOS 11.4.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once …

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How to Identify and Remove Unnecessary Apps on Your iPhone and iPad

With so many paid-for and free apps available on the App Store these days, it’s easy to reach a point where you have so many of them on your iPhone or iPad that a sizable proportion are simply forgotten about, and soon storage space starts to become an issue. Fortunately, there’s an easy way that …

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Apple Seeds First Beta of iOS 11.4.1 to Developers

Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4.1 update to developers, one day after releasing iOS 11.4, an update that introduced AirPlay 2 and Messages in iCloud. Registered developers can download the new iOS 11.4.1 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper configuration profile has been installed from the …

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Apple Seeds Sixth Beta of iOS 11.4 to Developers [Update: Public Beta Available]

Apple today seeded the sixth beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4 update to developers, three days after seeding the fifth beta and more than a month after releasing iOS 11.3, a major update that introduced several new features. Registered developers can download the new iOS 11.4 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the …

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Apple Seeds Third Beta of iOS 11.4 to Developers

Apple today seeded the third beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4 update to developers, two weeks after seeding the second beta and over a month after releasing iOS 11.3, a major update that introduced several new features. Registered developers can download the new iOS 11.4 beta from Apple’s Developer Center or over-the-air once the proper …

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iOS 11 Now Installed on 76% of iOS Devices, While Android 8 is Installed on 4.6% of Android Devices

The iOS 11 operating system is installed on 76 percent of devices as of April 22, according to statistics Apple shared today on its App Store support page for developers. That’s up 11 percentage points since January 18, when iOS 11 was installed on 65 percent of devices, and 24 percentage points since November 6, …

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Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 Update With Fix for Third-Party Display Repair Issue

Apple today released iOS 11.3.1, the thirteenth official update to the iOS 11 operating system. iOS 11.3.1 comes nearly one month after the launch of iOS 11.3, an update that introduced a Battery Health feature for keeping tabs on your iPhone’s battery status, Business Chat for Messages, new Animoji for iPhone X, and more. The …

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Apple Releases Second Beta of iOS 11.4 for Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming iOS 11.4 update to its public beta testing group, two weeks after seeding the first beta and three weeks after releasing iOS 11.3, the last major update to the iOS 11 operating system. Today’s public beta is identical to the developer beta that was provided to …

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How to Set Up Mail VIP Contacts in macOS, iOS 11, and iCloud Mail

In Apple Mail, finding email messages from certain contacts can be made easier by giving them a “VIP” status. Short for Very Important Person, VIPs are identified in your inbox by a star next to the person’s name in any messages you receive from them. Messages from the same VIP are also displayed in their …

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