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There’s no going back: Apple stops signing iOS 13.3


Stop the madness
It's all about iOS 13.3.1 now. And beyond!
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It’s the end of the road for iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3. That’s because Apple has stopped signing both ye olde versions of its operating system. This means that it is no longer possible to download and install them on devices.

Instead, Apple wants to encourage every iPhone and iPad user to join them in the shining wonderland utopia that is mobile software versions 13.3.1.

How to remove Memoji stickers from your keyboard in iOS


Want to remove Memoji stickers from your keyboard? It's easy to switch them off.
Have Memoji stickers taken over your keyboard?
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iOS 13 introduced a new love/hate feature: Memoji stickers. Now, whenever you open the emoji keyboard on your iPhone or iPad, these stickers take up the leftmost space. That alone would be fine. However, the stickers also replace the panel showing your recently used emoji (or at least shifted that panel right).

If you don’t like the current state of affairs, don’t fret. You can quickly remove those pesky Memoji stickers from your keyboard.

Apple promises to fix big bug in iOS 13’s new parental controls feature


Communication Limits doesn't work as intended.
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iOS 13.3 dropped this week, bringing a brand-new parental controls feature called Communication Limits. But it comes with a serious flaw that allows kids to bypass any rules set by adults.

Apple says a workaround is available, and it is working on a fix that will be included in a future software update.

iOS 13.3 is out with new Screen Time controls for parents


iOS 13.3 helps parents reign in their kids’ iPhone addiction.
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The last major iOS 13 update of 2019 is finally ready for your downloading pleasure.

After weeks of beta testing with developers, Apple released iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 to the public today. The update contains a bunch of critical bug fixes to along with some new Screen Time controls for parents.

iOS 13.3 inches closer to launch with new beta


screen time management
iOS 13.3 brings new features to Screentime.
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Apple developers received a fresh batch of new betas for the first time in over two weeks today with new builds of iOS 13.3, tvOS 13.3 and watchOS 6.1.1.

The new iOS 13.3 beta adds a bunch of new bug fixes and performance improvements to go with a couple new feature additions in Screentime for parents.

Screen Time improvements move closer with third iOS 13.3 beta


iPadOS 13.3 Developer beta
Developers can download iPadOS 13.3, along with the nearly identical iOS 13.3.
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Pre-release testing of iOS 13.3 and the iPad equivalent keeps chugging along. This is the third week in a row Apple introduced new beta versions.

When the full version is released, it will add an important feature to Screen Time, allowing parents to limit with whom their children communicate.

iOS 13.2.3 arrives with fresh fixes for Messages, Mail and more


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It's time to update your iPhone again.
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Apple is continuing its push to patch the numerous bugs that still plague iOS 13 with a new software update for iPhones and iPads.

iOS 13.2.3 was released this morning as a free update that promises to fix a number of issues with the system search on iOS while also resolving issues with the Mail app and problems with iMessage.