iOS 11.2.2 Security Update for iPhone and iPad Now Available

Apple has released iOS 11.2.2 for iPhone and iPad. The new software update provides a security improvement to presumably address the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, and is therefore recommended for all iPad and iPhone users to install on their compatible devices. The simplest way to download and install iOS 11.2.2 is through the Software Update mechanism on the device itself, however users can also … Continue reading iOS 11.2.2 Security Update for iPhone and iPad Now Available

iPhone or iPad unexpectedly switches to Lost Mode? Reset your iCloud password

A macOS pseudo-ransomware attack from September 2017 that could also be used to irritate iOS users may continue to plague Apple users. Macworld reader Richard says one morning he found his iPhone and iPad locked in Lost Mode. He was unable to regain access, and had to use Apple’s recovery process to verify his identity. This happened two weeks later to his wife’s iPhone and … Continue reading iPhone or iPad unexpectedly switches to Lost Mode? Reset your iCloud password

This week’s top stories: More info on iPhone battery replacements, Meltdown & Spectre, Apple Watch reboots, more

In this week’s top stories: Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities, Apple offers more details on iPhone battery replacements, Apple Watch reboots caused by ICU equipment, and more. Read on for all of this week’s news… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover Following its apology and cheaper battery replacements, Apple this week offered more details on the devices eligible for replacements. The company says that all iPhone … Continue reading This week’s top stories: More info on iPhone battery replacements, Meltdown & Spectre, Apple Watch reboots, more

Firm that won $450M iBooks pricing case against Apple files class action lawsuit over iPhone throttling

Despite its apology and cheaper battery replacement pricing, Apple is still facing scrutiny for how it slows down older iPhones in conjunction with battery wear. Joining the growing number of cases against Apple, consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman has filed a class action suit against Apple for “secretly” installing a “feature to intentionally slow down” the iPhone. If that law firm sounds familiar, it’s because … Continue reading Firm that won $450M iBooks pricing case against Apple files class action lawsuit over iPhone throttling