iOS 12 adoption slows on second day

It’s not a big sample size, but given how the iOS 11 update went last year, it’ll be something to watch in the weeks ahead.

Anyone can now try out the first iOS 12 public beta for free

The iOS 12 public beta program is officially open to all, allowing owners of eligible iPhones and iPads to test-drive features like Screen Time or Memoji.

Apple confirms USB Restricted Mode will be ‘made permanent’ at some point in iOS 12

USB Restricted Mode, a simple but presumably very efficient tool fighting against unauthorized iPhone hacks, is to be included in a future iOS update.

Existing iOS apps must support iPhone X notch by July

If your favorite app that you use on your iPhone X still hasn’t come to support the notch on your Super Retina Display, perhaps you have only weeks to wait before it does.

iOS 11 adoption still slower than iOS 10 last year, currently at 76 percent

Riddled with bugs right out of the gate, iOS 11 has struggled to rival its predecessor’s adoption pace over the past few months, although 76 percent is still a fairly impressive number.

iOS 11.3.1 quickly fixes third-party iPhone 8 display issue

If you own an iPhone 8 with a “non-genuine” replacement display that stopped working after updating to iOS 11.3, the iOS 11.3.1 patch should fix your problem.

There’s still hope for the iPhone 5s to run iOS 12, its fifth potential major update

The end of the software support road may not be near for 2013’s iPhone 5s, which is currently being tested running the as-yet unreleased iOS 12.

GrayKey is the police’s best friend to crack into iPhone encryption

It’s a small box that allows law enforcement officials to crack into an iPhone 6s or an iPhone X. Will it be useful in the next year?

Clamping down on Apple leaks: 12 leakers arrested last year

29 leakers were caught overall and Apple has assured all employees that these rogues will forever wear a scarlet letter if they ever wish to return to their industry.

Constant notification badge is getting some users to sign up for Apple Pay

Apple Pay is signing up millions of users per month and some of them are coming to the mobile payments platform with a white flag hung high.

iOS 11.3 arrives for all eligible iPhones and iPads, including new Animoji and battery health info

Mere hours after releasing it exclusively for early adopters of the new 9.7-inch iPad, Apple has started seeding the official iOS 11.3 update for everyone else.

Official iOS 11.3 update is here… for Apple’s new 9.7-inch iPad only

Spring is here, and the stable iOS 11.3 update has reportedly begun rolling out, but for some reason, only new 9.7-inch iPad owners can install it at the moment.

Same price, new iPad 9.7: Apple Pencil is the (separately available) star

Apple is touting this as the most affordable iPad yet with the option for users to grab hold of the Apple Pencil (for $99) and take their experience by the reins.

After oddly long wait, Google Assistant comes to the iPad

A dedicated iPad app will allow Google’s AI services provider to take advantage of the larger display and multitasking features.

iOS 11.2.6 fixes Telugu character bug

It causes iPhone crashes and locked users out of their favorite messaging apps. Apple seems to have figured out what’s going on, though.

iOS apps must support the iPhone X “notch” from April

The Super Retina Display of the iPhone X has a pretty unique aspect to it. And app developers will have to cater to this design aspect soon.

Yet another critical iOS 11 bug can easily cause crashes of numerous messaging apps

iOS 12 can’t come soon enough, as the already bug-ridden iOS 11 exhibits weird and glitchy behavior again if your iPhone receives a message with a specific Indian symbol.

iBoot source code for iOS 9 shows up online in ‘biggest leak in history’

It didn’t take Apple long to convince GitHub to take down leaked source code for a core iOS 9 component, but according to security experts, the damage may have been done.

iOS 11.3 is coming ‘this spring’ with option to turn off performance throttling, AR updates and more

Anyone with a performance-throttled iPhone will be able to turn off the “power management” feature in the upcoming iOS 11.3 update. AR improvements, new Animoji and Health Records are also coming.

Official iOS 11.2.5 update brings HomePod support to compatible iPhones and iPads

If you’re thinking of ordering that long overdue HomePod starting this Friday, you’ll need to install the iOS 11.2.5 update on your iPhone or iPad for full support.

iOS 11 is now on 65 percent of devices

If there’s one thing Apple is known for, it’s software. And it’s known for getting it out to users on an extensive basis.

Tim Cook says future iOS update will let users turn iPhone performance throttling off

In addition to personally apologizing for the whole power management debacle, Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed in a recent interview that iPhone performance throttling will soon be optional.

Apple is controversially limiting iPhone 6s and 7 CPU performance to reduce battery load

If you felt like a particular software update crippled the overall user experience on the iPhone 6s or 7, there’s now an explanation for that.

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 for HomeKit bug, others

Not a big update, but it’s not really needed at this point, if not for all the troublesome bugs that have been ruining iOS 11 for all of us.

Apple Pay Cash applet can be deleted, but it can’t be re-downloaded

The iMessage app can be deleted, but, for some reason, can’t be re-downloaded anyhow unless the user factory resets the device.