Items tagged with ios 9.3

Last week, Apple was forced to issue a revised build of iOS 9.3 after numerous iPad 2 users were unable to activate their devices once the OS update was installed. Now, Apple is faced with yet another bug in iOS 9.3, which manifests when users to click on web links. Although some users have experienced the problem in iOS 9.2.1, it really began to affect a large number of users when iOS 9.3 was released to the public. iOS users are reporting that tapping on a web link (or even long-pressing) will cause built-in apps like Safari, Mail and Notes to either temporarily freeze or crash altogether. What’s really interesting is that some third-party apps, including Google Chrome, are also affected by... Read more...
Earlier this week during its iPhone SE keynote, Apple released iOS 9.3 for its vast family of mobile devices. iOS 9.3 brings a number of notable enhancements including Night Shift, multi-user login for education iPads, and improvements to Notes and CarPlay. Users upgrading to iOS 9.3, however, weren’t expecting to find their iPads rendered unusable by the update. Users of some iOS devices, especially owners of second generation iPads, found themselves unable to advance past the activation screen after upgrading to iOS 9.3. In a statement released to iMore, Apple tried to shift some of the blame to its customers, claiming that they possibly couldn’t remember their passwords, hence causing activation... Read more...
The big reveals from Apple yesterday included a smaller size iPhone with modern guts (iPhone SE) and a shrunken iPad Pro with a 9.7-inch display, down from the original's 12.9-inch panel. These devices don't really bring anything new to the table, though iOS 9.3 does, which is now available to download and install. Unlike the underwhelming hardware announcements, iOS 9.3 is actually a rather interesting release, especially considering it's only an incremental update. Be that as it may, it brings some clever new features to the table, including Night Shift, which alters the color temperature of your iOS device's display to remove blue light. What's the point? "Many studies have shown that exposure... Read more...
Apple has finally confirmed what we’ve known for the past two weeks thanks to well-informed leaks. It will hold a keynote event at its Cupertino headquarters on March 21st to announce a handful of new products. As is usually the case with its press invites, Apple simply says “Let us loop you in,” leaving us to guess at what’s in store for the keynote. Luckily, we already have a good idea about what will be announced in a little less than two weeks. The most high-profile launch will no doubt be the so-called iPhone SE, which will reportedly feature an updated iPhone 5s form-factor (including the 4-inch display) that has upgraded internals to bring the smartphone closer in line with the iPhone... Read more...
If you have in your possession a work-issued iPhone, Apple will soon make it easier to determine if your employer is monitoring your activities and tracking your location. reddit user MaGNeTiX discovered in iOS 9.3 Beta 5 that Apple has enabled a new feature that displays a warning message on your lock screen that reads, "This iPhone is managed by your organisation.” Further snooping around by MaGNeTiX revealed that if you navigate to your device’s About page in Settings, you’ll find a little bit more information on what your employer is able to monitor. In MaGNeTiX’s case, his employer can monitor all of is Internet traffic and his iPhone’s location. This functionality is only enabled if a company... Read more...