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.

Apple fails to explain why iPhone throttling was not disclosed to Canadian government

The behavior was covered under umbrella language explaining the measures it took to stop iPhones from suddenly shutting down with the iOS 10.2.1 software update.

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.

Apple: iPhone 8, iPhone X battery management is more robust than older devices

But it’s not because of the software. In fact, there’s a reasonable implication that Apple is claiming that new hardware means no throttling will be warranted in future software updates.

With iPhone battery replacement program, Apple may give rebates to those who paid full price

That’s according to a Senate committee chairman. That committee has released a letter from Apple that answers some of its questions about the program.

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.

New HomePod status art included in latest iOS 11.2.5 beta

More elements are coming together to signal that Apple’s smart speaker is about ready to get to consumers. That includes possible toggles for operation modes.

Apple offers discounted battery replacements, apologizes for iPhone throttling

Performance throttling was meant to keep iPhone users pleased with their device for longer. But everything on the device was taking longer to load. Now, a mea culpa from Apple.

It’s not a bug, it’s a feature: Apple defends performance reductions on old iPhones

Apple has quickly reacted to iPhone slowdown accusations, admitting it intentionally put a cap on the 6, 6s, SE and 7 performance to “prolong their life.”

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.

Apple Pay Cash service now activated for most users

iOS 11.2 is now live and so is Apple Pay Cash, Apple’s answer to PayPal within its Siri, iMessage and Apple Pay ecosystems.

iOS 11.2 rushed out to fix December 2 bug

The update came out days early to fix a trigger for iPhone and iPad crashes that would have come on December 2. It’s still unknown how this bug exists.
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Apple delivers quick iOS 11.1.2 update to fix low-temperature iPhone X bug

Does your iPhone X screen tend to freeze at low temperatures? Fret not, iOS 11.1.2 is here to fix that particular issue, as well as a lesser-known one.

Upcoming iOS 11.2 update will apparently enable faster wireless charging for iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus

Currently limited to 5W speeds, wireless charging capabilities on the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus will soon get a decent boost to 7.5 watts with iOS 11.2.