Apple to release iOS 11.3 this spring to answer ongoing battery concerns

[]: In a sign that Apple will continue to update iOS regularly instead of withholding features for its next major point-zero release, Apple on Wednesday revealed new features coming to an iOS 11.3 update this spring, including the ability to toggle the power management feature for iPhone models with aging batteries. Apple will implement new battery health information and the ability to customize power settings after it was revealed that the company throttles CPU performance on older devices where the battery is deteriorating. Apple’s throttling is done to prevent random shutdowns of the device and ensure smooth operation, but some customers Click Here to Read more

iOS Jailbreak: R.I.P.

“For several years, it was common practice among iOS enthusiasts to ‘jailbreak’ their iPhones so they could enable additional functionality like screen recording and widget support,” Abhimanyu Ghoshal reports for TNW. Jailbreaking was “once fueled by an active worldwide community with numerous crafty programmers who figured out how to bypass Apple’s device protections,” Ghoshal reports. “And with the closing of two major repositories on the Cydia alternative app store this month, the death knell for jailbreaking is ringing clear.” “There hasn’t been a jailbreak for iOS 11 so far, even though it’s been months since it was released to the Click Here to Read more

Apple to release software fix for the letter ‘I’ problem

Some iOS users are experiencing problems when typing a lowercase i.  It seems that the operating system quickly replaces it with the letter A with a line above it. Apple is aware of the problem and will be issuing a software fix in the near future.  In the meantime, you can temporarily fix the problem by following the below steps:   Open Settings. Navigate to General -> Keyboard Text Replacement. Tap the Add button in the toolbar. In the Phrase field, enter the uppercase ‘I’ character. In the Shortcut field, type the lowercase ‘i’ character. Add the text replacement. That’s Click Here to Read more