The most recent iOS update has arrived for the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. iOS 14.2.1 has been released for these models only, with other compatible devices staying at iOS 14.2. While this is a minor update, it offers several bug fixes for owners of iPhone 12 series devices.
iOS 14's Back Tap is a new Accessibility feature that lets you accomplish a variety of tasks by simply tapping the back of your iPhone. It can not only change various settings, but, using Shortcuts, it can launch apps or even specific functions of apps as well, making it incredibly versatile. One such function, if it suits you, is checking sports scores of specific teams. For instance, you can set up Back Tap to go right to ESPN's Game Cast of your favorite team. Here's how to set it up on iPhone:
If your AirPods Pro are acting up, you may be able to get a free replacement pair directly from Apple. The company initiated its AirPods Pro service program to address sound issues experienced by some customers. The problems only occur in AirPods Pro manufactured prior to October 2020, and do not affect the charging cases at all.
Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 14.3 to developers and participants in the Apple Beta Software Program. The latest version comes hot on the heels of iOS 14.2. New features promised in October continue to roll out to iPhone owners with each update. So what's in store for iOS 14.3 users?