Tag: iOS

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 […]

Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 15.3 with bug fix for Safari security issue

Apple has today released a new update for iOS and iPadOS with version 15.3 which is now the third major update to both operating systems, since they were made available in September 2021. This update isn’t that major in terms of features, but does address some of the usual bug fixes and security fixes, one of which is pretty critical. iOS 15.3 and iPadOS 15.3 can be downloaded now by […]

Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.2 now that iOS 15.2.1 is out

Apple released iOS 15.2.1 last week with a fix for an issue with some third party apps on CarPlay not responding as well as an issue that could cause some Messages sent that contain an iCloud link not to be sent. Apple also fixed a pretty important security issue with HomeKit in this release too. However now that iOS 15.2.1 is out, Apple has now stopped signing iOS 15.2, making […]

Apple releases iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1, both address HomeKit security issue

Apple has today released a minor update for iOS and iPadOS, with iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1. Both are very light in terms of additions or bug fixes, but it does address an important security issue that is present in HomeKit. iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 are available now to download, as usual for free. Your device can be updated by going to Settings > General > Software Update. Apple […]

Rumour: iOS 16 could drop support for iPhone 6s and iPhone SE

According to a new rumour from iPhoneSoft when iOS 16 comes out next year, it could drop support for some older iPad and iPhone models, such as the iPhone 6s, 6s Plus and the iPhone SE. Those phones are currently the oldest ones supported by iOS 15 and they have been for a number of years at this stage so this rumour isn’t very far fetched. The rumour also suggests that […]

Apple releases iOS 15.0.2, with some bug fixes

Apple has today released iOS 15.0.2 for iPod touch and iPhone, as well as iPadOS 15.0.2 for iPads. This release addresses some bugs that have cropped in in the initial iOS 15 and iOS 15.0.1 updates, such as some photos saved to your library from the Messages app could get deleted, after removing that thread. Other things fixed are that the new iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe could not work […]

Apple releases iOS 12.5.5 for older devices, with security fixes

Apple has this week, released iOS 12.5.5 for older iPhones, iPod touches and iPads and it includes some fixes for security. This release looks to address some vulnerabilities in WebKi, XNU and CoreGraphics. It is recommend to update to this releases ASAP, as Apple has said that there are some reports of these exploits being used in the wild. Devices that are eligble for iOS 12.5.5 are the iPhone 5s, […]