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Tips to improve the battery life in iOS 11 and iPhone X

How to fix the battery problems on iOS 11.3 and newer iOS 11.3, the latest update of the operating system that runs on iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and newer, has caused some problems with the battery life, including a sudden battery drain experienced by iPhone X owners. Here is how you can try to fix the issues and improve the battery life of your iPhone: Restart the iPhone. You can try the easiest solution first – a simple reboot. Depending on the device you have, there is a different key combination you should use to reset. iPhone X and iPhone[…]

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Apple releases an emergency fix for iOS messaging bug

iOS 11.2.6 update rolling out to everyone to fix the Telugu character bug. Yesterday, we informed you about the bug that crashes the messaging app, or the entire device running iOS 11. Apple was expected to fix it with the 11.3 update later this month, but the company is now rolling out an emergency fix with build 11.2.6. It’s available from the Settings → General → Software Update, for anyone on iPhone or iPad running iOS 11. The inability to render a specific Indian (Telugu) character could freeze your mobile device or even a Mac computer. However, Apple is now[…]

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Bug in iOS 11 may crash your iPhone with a simple text message

Apple will fix the bug in the upcoming iOS 11.3 update. Crashes, freezes and other issues will appear as soon as someone sends you a simple text message containing a specific Indian character. This bug has been found in the current official versions of iOS – 11.2.5, and macOS – 10.13.3. A specific letter in Telugu sent via the built-in messaging app, or some third-party chat clients like WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, will definitely crash your iPhone, unless you are running the older iOS 10 or the recent public beta of iOS 11.3. This means, the issue currently affects a[…]

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iOS 11.2.5 update available for everyone with supported devices

Apple releases the official iOS 11.2.5 update to supported models. The company is now offering the iOS 11.2.5 update for everyone in the production channel. If you have an officially supported iPhone or iPad device, the 11.2.5 update brings some welcomed additions and improvements to iOS. The new features first. Apple introduces the ability to play podcasts with Siri – a feature available for beta testers for a month now. You can simply ask Siri to play a podcast, or alternatively visit the podcast section where you will find sources like CNN, Washington Post and many others. The feature is[…]

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iOS 11 install base grows to 65% in January

Apple announced that iOS is running on 65 percent of the devices. After reaching the 59 percent share of all active iOS devices in December, the latest version of the mobile operating system is now on 65% of the devices, according to a new publication by Apple. There’s a 6 percent increase for a month, which is probably thanks to the newly activated iPhone X and 8, as well as users who purchased older models like the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. The company says that iOS 10 is still on 28 percent of the devices, but this share will[…]

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Text link can freeze your iPhone, but iOS 11.2.5 fixes this bug

Apple releases a new iOS beta that fixes the Messages crash bug. A new bug was found in iOS 11 yesterday, connected with the Messages app. It’s a simple link that goes to a webpage, but you don’t have to click on it at all. Once you receive the link, your messaging app will crash and the device will freeze or reboot. There is a solution to return the phone to a normal state – just close the Messages app and delete the entire conversation, however, it will leave you bad taste in the mouth. Apple has already fixed the[…]

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Public and developer iOS 11.2.5 Beta 4 has been released

Apple rolls out under the hood fixes and improvements to iOS 11.2.5 After introducing some new features in iOS 11.2.5 Beta like the ability to play podcasts using Siri, Apple started squishing bugs and improving performance of the OS before the public release. The new, fourth, public and developer beta of iOS 11.2.5 is now available to download with further improvements. Available as an over-the-air update and from the Developer center, iOS 11.2.5 Beta IV allows you to use Siri with HomePod to play audio content like news podcasts from Fox, CNN and other sources. Apple may be releasing another[…]

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Geekbench finds a correlation between battery age and iPhone performance

Apple decreases CPU speeds to preserve your old battery. A code introduced in iOS 10.2, called ‘powered’, apparently reduces the processor speed of your iPhone depending on the battery age in order to prevent unexpected shutdowns. The creator of Geekbench has found a strange correlation between the battery age and the CPU performance. In addition to a weaker battery life as the device ages, which is normal, different iPhone models register lower-than-usual scores at Geekbench 4. Interestingly, if the user replaces the battery, the score increases and the CPU performance is back to normal. powerd definitely has the power (haha)[…]

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Latest iOS update fixes autofocus problems with iPhone X and iPhone 8

iOS 11.2.1 also includes some other improvements. Yesterday, Apple released the first public update of iOS 11.2, bringing fixes to HomeKit remote sharing, and some under the hood tweaks and improvements to the operating system. Apparently, the update has significantly improved the performance of the autofocus on the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Focus problems were noticed by users after the iOS 11.2 release a week ago, connected with the inability to focus on a subject while taking a photo. It has been reported that the camera was struggling to focus, constantly switching between both lenses while[…]

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Apple releases new updates to iOS for both general public and developers

iOS 11.2.1 and 11.2.5 are now available to download. A new developer beta and a new official public version of iOS have been released. For registered developers, version 11.2.5 is live from the Developer Center or as an OTA update, bringing unknown improvements and fixes to the operating system. At the same time, everyone on iOS 11 can grab the latest official version of the platform – version 11.2.1. This update comes just a week after 11.2 that brought increased wireless charging speed and Apple Pay Cash. The 11.2.1 update, however, includes additional fixes and improvements over 11.2, including the[…]

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