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iPhone X’s Face ID Can’t Be Used to Verify Family Transactions

Many iPhone X users have found themselves unable to use Apple’s Face ID to approve family purchases, resulting in them having to enter their passwords manually whenever another user on their account tries to buy something. Read More >>

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Here’s One Explanation for Why Your Old iPhone Feels so Damn Slow  

For years, people have complained about declining performance in their ageing iPhones, an issue that’s commonly attributed to Apple’s software updates. Something beyond a rumour percolated just last week, when a Reddit thread suggested that the cause for the slow performance could be due to Apple throttling phones with degraded batteries. This inspired the makers of Geekbench, a widely used synthetic benchmarking app, to give data gathered from thousands of phones using Geekbench a closer look. The data, according to Geekbench, indicates that there may actually be a link between software updates and old batteries when it comes to poor performance. Read More >>

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Everything Apple Messed Up This Year

People like to believe that Apple is a company that never makes mistakes. Never has that logic been so obviously flawed as it was in 2017. This year, it seemed like Apple couldn’t make it through a single week without some big, embarrassing screw up. So, for the sheer joy of it, we made a list. Read More >>

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If You Miss Jailbreaking Your iPhone, It Looks Like Google Has a Treat for You

Apple’s iOS is a walled garden that gives the company total control over what can be done with its device. For years, jailbreaking your iPhone was easy and allowed all sorts of custom freedom. It’s been a while since a simple jailbreak has been released. But this week, a Google researcher made an announcement that has the dying jailbreak community ready to get crackin’. Read More >>

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Oh Look, iOS 11 Had Yet Another Phone-Breaking Bug

Ever since it launched in September, iOS 11 has been riddled with glitches, bad UI decisions and general lack of attention to detail. On Friday night, Apple’s problems got a little worse with a notifications bug that sent iPhones and iPads running the software into a constant cycle of crashing and rebooting, forcing Apple to issue an immediate update. Read More >>

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iOS 11 is Killing Me

Okay, look. I’m not the first person to say this, and I certainly won’t be the last. But iOS 11 is bad. The new operating system has turned my phone into a bug-infested carcass its former self, and the frustration of trying to use it sometimes makes me want to die, too. Read More >>

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Apple Is Testing a Beta Fix to the iOS 11 Control Centre’s Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Switches

iOS 11, the fancy new version of Apple’s OS that shipped just about two months before the launch of its latest line of expensive phones, introduced some changes to Control Centre, its app which streamlines the annoying process of changing settings by putting the most commonly tweaked ones on a single swipe-up menu. One issue? The changes included buttons that appeared to be convenient Wi-Fi and Bluetooth switches, but in reality simply disconnected phones from nearby devices and networks instead of turning the chips off. Read More >>

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The iOS 11 Control Centre Misleads Users on Whether Their Bluetooth and Wi-Fi Are on

iOS 11 comes with a pretty sweet array of augmented reality tricks. Unfortunately, one thing that is less real than before in the new operating system is user controls for wireless connectivity. Read More >>

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iOS 11 Will Break a Lot of Very Cool Apps

Among the many new features and updates iOS 11 will bring to your iPhone and iPad, there’s one that some users might not actually want. Apple is finally neutering older 32-bit apps, which means that some of your favourite games or productivity tools simply won’t load with iOS 11 installed. Read More >>

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You Can Now Download iOS 11

Apple teased us with the next version of iOS in June, revealing a bunch of new features at WWDC that wouldn’t be ready until today—unless of course you love the thrill of a potentially buggy public beta, which has been available since the end of June. But if you like to play it safe, or if you simply never bothered getting your hands on the update early, today is the day, my friends. Most of the world can now officially download iOS 11. Read More >>

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24 Things You Can Do in iOS 11 That You Couldn’t Do Before

After months of build up and beta testing, the finished version of iOS 11 is out 19 September, just a couple days ahead of the launch of the iPhone X. So what exactly can you do with it that’s new? Here are the big new features you should get to know. Read More >>

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When Can You Get All the Shit Apple Announced? 

You won’t be able to get the new face-watching iPhone X until November, but you also won’t have to wait nearly as long for software updates to any Apple Watch, iPhone, or Mac you already own, nor will you have to wait as long for the new iPhone 8, Series 3 Watch, and Apple TV announced today. Read More >>

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iPhone X: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Most Exciting Phone in Years

It’s official, Apple’s 10th anniversary iPhone is finally here and it’s called the iPhone X. Apple seems to be pulling out the big guns for this one, calling it the future of smartphones, and even if you just go by looks alone, the iPhone X is taking Apple’s handsets to a whole new level. Its bezels have basically have been eliminated, its screen is bigger and it's even got a glass back, something we haven’t seen since the iPhone 5s. Read More >>

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Tonight Is iPhone 8 Night: Here’s What We’re Expecting

Apple’s iPhone 8 event is coming up fast, and we’re expecting Tim Cook and company to announce far more than new handsets. Here’s a quick primer. Read More >>

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It Turns Out iOS 11 Is Even More Police-Resistant Than We Thought

Apple’s iOS 11 is going to make it more difficult for law enforcement officials to seize information from your iPhone. In addition to a new SOS mode that lets you disable TouchID, the next iOS update will require an additional step to unlock your data when your device is connected to a computer, according to security developer ElcomSoft. Read More >>