Tag Archives: iOS

iOS 11 Bug Lets Camera QR Code Reader Redirect Users to Malicious Websites: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The bug arises as a miscommunication between camera app and Safari URL in notification preview can be different from actual link The vulnerability was reported to Apple in December last year Another day, another iOS bug discovery. The stock Camera app on iOS 11 was recently updated to automatically detect QR codes and show link previews in case the QR code contains a URL. However, ... Read More »

iOS 11.0.1 Update Now Available to Download, Brings Exchange Account Mail Fix and More

HIGHLIGHTS The issue prevented users from sending across emails iOS 11 update was said to bring battery life woes to the devices It remains to be seen if battery life issue has been fixed with update While Apple’s iOS 11 release cannot be termed smooth as there were some problems that users started facing post the upgrade, the Cupertino-based company is already ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

iOS 11.1 Beta 2 Restores 3D Touch App Switching Gesture Following User Complaints

Apple has released the second beta of the upcoming iOS 11.1 to developers, and one of the most notable features is the return of the 3D Touch app switcher gesture which disappeared with the initial release of iOS 11. The gesture allows users to quickly call up the app switcher by pressing down hard on the left edge of an iPhone that ... Read More »

iOS 11, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11 now available for download

After announcing the new updates back in June during WWDC, Apple has today released the final stable versions of iOS, watchOS and tvOS. iOS 11iOS 11 is a big update but it’s an especially big update for the iPad. Modern iPad owners can now expect major productivity improving features such as a file manager, a new dock that can be ... Read More »

iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, tvOS 11 Release Dates Announced: Compatible Devices, How to Install, Features, and More

Apple’s grand event culminated with the launch of the iPhone X smartphone bringing in a new bezel-less display, Face ID, and many other new features. Alongside, the company also launched the Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus as well. With respect to software, release dates for iOS 11, macOS High Sierra, tvOS, and watchOS 4 were also unveiled. iOS 11 is to bring ... Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, Apple Watch LTE, New AirPods Launch on Tuesday Tipped by Leaked iOS Firmware

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone model might be called the iPhone X The company is expected to unveil two more iPhone models on Tuesday Apple is also expected to refresh TV, Watch lineups and introduce Animoji A series of leaks this weekend seem to have spilled the beans on what Apple plans to unveil on Tuesday, its major September event that it has traditionally ... Read More »

10 basic iOS tricks every iPhone owner should know

  From message stickers and 3D Touch to Live Photos and Apple Pay, iOS is stuffed with attention-getting features that grab headlines and demand rounds of applause at Apple keynotes. But some of iOS’s most useful features are, in fact, the oldest ones. They’re easily overlooked, particularly by new iPhone and iPad users. Read on for 10 basic iOS features ... Read More »

Google Chrome for iOS gets updated with built-in QR code scanner

The iOS version of Google’s popular web browser received a neat update recently, that adds a QR code scanner shortcut straight to its force touch menu. It is a very convenient feature, we think, as it eliminates the need for a separate QR scanner app, if nothing else. QR codes are very popular in Japan and other Asian countries, but ... Read More »

Italy plans Monte dei Paschi di Siena rescue if private bailout fails

Italy is prepared to launch a multibillion-euro rescue of Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS) by the end of this week if the bank fails in its last-ditch effort to secure €5bn (£4.2bn) from private investors, according to a finance ministry official. The official told the Guardian the ministry was “fully confident” that the world’s oldest bank would be able ... Read More »