Tag: iphone

Mac and iOS bug crashes apps with a single character

Apple only recently fixed a bug called “chaiOS” that would cause iMessage on iOS devices and Macs to crash with a simple link, and now it’s got another, more widespread issue on its hands. As explained by Mobile World and replicated by The Ver……


Apple’s Animojis may come to iPad and FaceTime this fall

Apple’s biggest software updates are always scheduled for a single fall release and today Bloomberg reports on some new features that we can look forward to later this year. First up, third-party apps will be able to work across iPhones, iPads……


‘Alto’s Odyssey’ reaches your phone on February 22nd

Built by Snowman’s Alto’s Odyssey has been public knowledge for more than a year (and was subject to a last-minute delay in late summer), but it’s finally here… almost. The Alto’s Adventure sequel is now slated to launch on iOS and Apple TV ……


Android P might support ‘notched’ displays

It sounds like Google is taking inspiration from the iPhone X display’s notch for the next version of Android. The idea is for Android Pistachio Ice Cream (the software version’s internal name, according to Bloomberg) is to win potential iPhon……


Crucial iPhone source code posted in unprecedented leak

Critical, top secret Apple code for the iPhone’s operating system was posted on Github, opening a new, dangerous avenue for hackers and jailbreakers to access the device, Motherboard reported. The code, known as “iBoot,” has since been pulled,……


Latest iOS beta shows how battery health settings will work

In a letter to Senator John Thune, Apple confirmed that it would bring transparency to the way its iPhones handle CPU slowdowns due to aging lithium-ion batteries. If you have an Apple Developer account, you can check out the solution the comp……


Apple’s latest patent teases a Pencil that can draw in mid-air

Apple’s next Pencil could eschew the iPad Pro entirely. The Cupertino company has filed a patent for a stylus that can be used on any flat surface, and maybe even in the air, as spotted by Dutch site TechTastic. The patent title being “Content……


China’s smartphone market shrinks for the first time in 9 years

For a while, it seemed like the Chinese smartphone market was an infinite growth machine. Companies would have rough patches, but the overall field would always be on the up and up. Well, those days are over. IDC estimates that Chinese smar……


NYPD starts replacing cops’ Windows Phones with iPhones

Microsoft will soon lose 36,000 of its remaining Windows Phone customers, as the NYPD starts distributing iPhones to its officers. The department, which first announced its decision to replace cops’ Windows Phones last year, is now rolling out……


iPhone X owners report trouble answering phone calls

The iPhone X’s early teething troubles have largely gone away, but there’s a lingering problem for some owners… and it’s a fairly serious one. Users have reported that the iPhone X’s touchscreen won’t turn on for several seconds when there’……