Last updated March 30, 2019
The new version of the Apple mobile operating system, which contains bug fixes and various improvements. As a rule, such updates come out a few months after the release of a new iteration and, in addition to expanding the functionality of compatible devices, increase their stability and eliminate existing bugs and shortcomings.
How iPhone autonomy has changed on iOS 12.2 87
A little less than a week ago, iOS 12.2 became available for download. But many are not interested in innovations or changes at all. Most users ask only one question: has the battery life of the iPhone increased after the update? The author of the YouTube channel iAppleBytes can answer this question. The enthusiast has compared iOS 12.1.4 and iOS 12.2 and is ready to make his verdict.
How much faster has iOS 12.2 80
Just the other day, Apple released an update to iOS 12.2. Obviously, many users are interested in whether this update in any way affected the performance and speed of work on older devices. To get an answer to this question, the author of the iAppleBytes channel made a detailed comparison of iOS 12.1.4 and iOS 12.2 on different devices. Let’s find out what came of it.
How Apple Improves iMessage in iOS 12.2 24
The iMessage messenger, which is a unique product available only to owners of Apple devices, continues to develop, despite the confidence of some users in the opposite. As it turned out during the study of the fifth beta version of iOS 12.2, in the upcoming update, Apple decided to work on the quality of voice messages transmitted as part of iMessage. To this end, Cupertino switched to a new audio format, abandoning amr in favor of caf.
Bug in Safari allows you to create fake news headlines 8
The war that fake news declared by search engines and social networks, teaching software algorithms to search for fake materials, could break into a trivial bug that MacRumors journalists discovered in Safari. With its help, each user can in a matter of seconds issue the heading of a non-existent news on behalf of almost any publication and distribute it among the gullible public. To do this, it is enough to be the owner of an iPhone or iPad running iOS 12.
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Users complained of premature discharge on iOS 12.1.4 173
The iOS update number 12.1.4, which went out of schedule to fix the failure of FaceTime group calls, which allowed listening to the other party at the other end, even if he did not answer the call, introduced the expected, but no less unpleasant problem. According to users of social networks, the update violated the stability of their devices, causing them to discharge much faster than it was before it was installed. What is the matter?
Users complained about FaceTime working 4
At the end of January, it became known about the FaceTime critical bug. users could listen to their interlocutors before they even answered the call. In some cases, the front camera even turned on. Fortunately, Apple reacted almost immediately and deactivated the group call feature until the error was fixed. A week later, the company apologized and released an iOS 12.1.4 update where the privacy issue was finally resolved. But, as it turned out, the story does not end there.
Apple has simplified access to paid subscriptions in iOS 12.1.4 12
It’s no secret that the App Store is increasing every year the number of applications that use the subscription distribution model. But no matter how paradoxical this sounds, not everyone knows how to manage their paid subscriptions. The option is hidden deep in the bowels of iOS, and even experienced users cannot quickly find it. Fortunately, Apple has greatly simplified access to iOS 12.1.4.
What now? The new symbol of death “kills” any iPhone fifty
Due to the architectural features of iOS, it is not a virus or trojan that can “kill” a smartphone running Apple’s mobile OS, but a combination of characters typed on the keyboard. As a rule, they are called “symbols of death” and are subject to immediate elimination. A similar error was discovered by a Twitter user with the nickname JosieNatorie. Another user confirmed his words by recording a short video in which he demonstrated how his iPhone XS Max reboots when entering a “deadly” combination.
iOS 12.1.4 breaks the work of SIM-cards and Wi-Fi on some iPhone 84
The high level of performance of iOS 12 on older iPhone models, which was talked with admiration both in Cupertino and beyond, turned out to be a kind of reckoning for problems in the performance of new ones. Even the current version of iOS number 12.1.4 not only did not fix the existing bugs that prevent comfortable interaction with smartphones, but also seems to have added new ones, which ultimately knocked out hundreds, if not thousands of users around the world.
[Updated] iOS 12.1.4 released with FaceTime vulnerability fix 77
As promised last week, Apple today released an unscheduled iOS update under iOS 12.1.4. Its release took place between the releases of the beta versions of iOS 12.2. The update is urgent and aims to fix one single error found in the FaceTime service. It allowed users, exploiting the existing vulnerability, to listen to their interlocutors, even if they decided not to answer the incoming call.