Smart home hardware maker Arlo recently released an iOS app software update to fix a bug. It kept users from adding the company’s smart devices to Apple’s HomeKit system.
Apple TV owners report frustrating TV app crashes under tvOS 13
Apple TV owners are being plagued by frequent TV app crashes under tvOS 13.
Arguably the most important feature of the set-top box, the TV app has become unusable for some under Apple’s latest software release. Both Apple TV and Apple TV 4K are affected.
iOS 13 flaw exposes all your contacts data
A newly-discovered flaw in iOS 13 lets anyone access your contacts without your passcode.
It takes just a few simple steps to bypass your iPhone’s lockscreen and see every phone number, email address, and physical address you have saved. But a fix is already on the way.
Apple fixes Boot Camp creation bug on iMac and Mac mini
Apple today rolled out a new Boot Camp update to address a big issue on some iMac and Mac mini computers. Those with a Fusion Drive should now be able to create a Windows partition as normal.
Apple will fix iPhone 8 Plus Portrait mode bug today
Apple will roll out a new software update today to fix a Portrait mode bug on the iPhone 8 Plus.
iOS 12.3.2, which comes just two weeks after the release of iOS 12.3.1, is another minor update for most iPhone and iPad users. For those with an iPhone 8 Plus, however, it will bring depth back to Portrait photos.
Researcher provides Apple with details (and fix) for Keychain flaw
A security researcher has decided to provide Apple with details — and a patch — for a serious Keychain flaw in macOS Mojave that allows anyone to access your saved usernames and passwords.
Linus Henze previously withheld the information in protest of Apple’s decision not to offer a macOS bug bounty program. He now believes the problem is too serious for the company to ignore.
Serious FaceTime flaw was reported to Apple over a week ago
Apple was made aware of a serious flaw in FaceTime over a week ago and ignored it, one user claims.
The bug, which allows callers to see and hear you before you’ve answered a Group FaceTime call, has forced Apple to disable the feature this week. But why wasn’t it recognized earlier?
Apple stops you playing different music on iPhone and HomePod
If you want to stream different tracks on different devices from Apple Music, you’ll need two subscriptions. It was previously possible to listen to one track on your iPhone while enjoying another on HomePod in a different room, but not anymore.
Apple says this was a bug — not a feature — and it has finally been fixed.
iOS 12 beta 4 fixes Fortnite crashes, adds other new bugs
iOS 12 users can finally enjoy Fortnite again after Apple’s latest beta fixed random game crashes.
A problem with downloading Netflix titles has also been eliminated, but a number of new bugs have been introduced with this release — including on that breaks the new Screen Time feature.
iOS 11.4 is killing battery life on some iPhones
Apple rolled out iOS 11.4 in late May, finally delivering AirPlay 2 and stereo support for HomePod. If you haven’t already updated, you might want to avoid it for now.
Some iPhone users are reporting battery life problems after installing Apple’s latest release. It seems the issue affects everything from the iPhone 6 to the iPhone X.