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Topic: iOS 9

'iBoot' leak may stem from low-level Apple engineer with ties to jailbreaking community

02/09/2018, 04:02 pm

This week's publishing of the "iBoot" source code for iOS 9 can be traced back to a "low-level" Apple employee who shared it with a small group of jailbreaking friends -- and may not have wanted it to go beyond that circle, a report claimed on Friday.

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Apple issues DMCA takedown for iBoot code, says recent devices should be safe

02/08/2018, 04:02 pm

The iOS 9 iBoot source code published this week is old and shouldn't pose a threat to people who keep their iPhones and iPads updated, Apple said on Thursday.

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How to download old versions of apps from the App Store on an older iPhone or iPad that can't run iOS 11

02/08/2018, 12:02 pm

Apple hasn't totally left old iPad owners behind. In addition to still signing the last iOS releases for those devices, you can still download software for them -- assuming you know where to look.

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NYT reporter uses megaphone to decry 'slow death' of 5-year-old iPad mini running iOS 9, admits hardware still works fine

02/07/2018, 12:02 pm

An editorial in the New York Times complains about the slow death of the writer's five-year-old iPad mini, while still noting that everything about it functions fine -- if not in the eternally new fashion the author demands.

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iOS 10 now installed on 79% of Apple's mobile devices

02/22/2017, 11:02 am

A little over 5 months after the update's release, iOS 10 had made it onto 79 percent of iOS devices, according to official Apple statistics shared with developers.

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Apple stops signing iOS 9.3.5, halting any downgrades from iOS 10

10/19/2016, 11:10 am

As of Wednesday Apple is no longer signing iOS 9.3.5, effectively preventing anyone already on iOS 10 from downgrading to iOS 9.

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Apple issues iOS 9.3.5 update, patching serious security issues discovered just 10 days ago

08/25/2016, 01:08 pm

Apple on Thursday pushed out yet another important update for its iOS 9 operating system, addressing serious security holes apparently exploited by an Israeli hacking firm, in what could be the final patch ahead of the release of iOS 10.

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Apple squashes FaceTime bug that facilitated eavesdropping on calls

07/18/2016, 08:07 pm

Apple in a pair of security updates for iOS and OS X on Monday addressed a FaceTime vulnerability that allows attackers to surreptitiously maintain audio connectivity in a seemingly terminated FaceTime call.

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Apple brings iOS 9 Spotlight Suggestions to 7 more markets, adds NBC to Apple TV's universal search

05/24/2016, 07:05 pm

Apple on Tuesday made a pair of improvements to its search services by bringing iOS 9's Spotlight Suggestions to seven more markets and adding NBC as an item in the fourth-generation Apple TV's universal search results.

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Apple says all apps must support IPv6-only networking by June

05/04/2016, 05:05 pm

Apple in an announcement Wednesday reminded developers of an upcoming change to App Store policy that requires all iOS apps include support for IPv6-only networking.

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Apple drops third iOS 9.3.2 beta for developers

04/26/2016, 01:04 pm

It's that time of the week again, as registered developers who hit Software Update on their testing devices or log in to the Apple developer portal will find a shiny new preview of iOS 9.3.2 waiting.

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Apple's iPad multitasking has 'profound impact' on live video viewing, MLB finds

04/15/2016, 07:04 pm

A recent study by Major League Baseball found iPad multitasking introduced in Apple's iOS 9 release, including Split View and picture-in-picture video, contributed to an 86 percent jump in live streaming over the last year.

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'1970' date bug could be used to wreck pre-iOS 9.3.1 devices over Wi-Fi, researchers say

04/13/2016, 04:04 pm

Though the issue was nominally fixed with iOS 9.3, the "1970" date bug can theoretically be used to intentionally brick any pre-iOS 9.3.1 device, according to a pair of security researchers.

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Indian court orders Apple to stop using 'Split View' name in trademark case

04/08/2016, 10:04 am

Delhi's High Court has ordered Apple to no longer use the term "Split View" in any of its products, following a trademark complaint by a software firm local to the city.

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iOS 9.3 Apple's 'most stable new release in years,' app analytics firm finds

03/30/2016, 03:03 pm

In spite of some publicized glitches, including an activation bug that affected older devices, iOS 9.3 is Apple's "most stable new release in years," an app analytics firm said on Wednesday.

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Apple promises fix for Web link crashing bug in iOS 9.3 is coming 'soon' [u]

03/29/2016, 10:03 am

With a link-related bug plaguing some users since the launch of iOS 9.3, Apple has acknowledged that it is aware of the issue, and indicated that a fix will be released in the form of a software update.

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Video: How to use Apple's new Night Shift mode in iOS 9.3

03/24/2016, 10:03 am

Starting with the launch of iOS 9.3, newer Apple devices have gained a feature called Night Shift, which changes the color tones of your iPhone or iPad display to a warmer hue. In this video, AppleInsider goes hands on with the handy new addition.

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You can watch movies with Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound in iOS 9.3

03/23/2016, 02:03 pm

If you're the type to use an iPad as a television, you can pencil in a subwoofer for your next summer blockbuster viewing party as Apple has extended its ecosystem support for Dolby Digital Plus to iOS 9.3.

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Why Apple's Night Shift in iOS 9.3 will help you get a better night's sleep

03/22/2016, 10:03 am

It's easy to dismiss Apple's new Night Shift mode -- introduced in iOS 9.3 -- as a gimmicky bolt-on, but it's actually a helpful feature rooted in years of sleep science.

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Apple acknowledges '1970' date bug, promises solution in later software update

02/15/2016, 11:02 am

Apple on Monday posted a new support document, acknowledging the existence of a recently-exposed date settings bug in iOS that can render a device unusable.

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