As word of the Telugu text bug continues to circulate, now iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users can protect themselves. The issue affects several iOS apps such as Messages, WhatsApp and Safari, and can even crash a device when a specific character in the Indian language Telugu is received as a notification. While the character is rare, frozen apps or a rebooting device can be avoided entirely in one step.
What are some cool Augmented Reality (AR) apps for my iPhone or iPad? What is ARKit for iOS? Apple fans asking questions like these now have a new source of information. Apple has posted a website titled "Augmented Reality for iOS" to showcase the technology and its capabilities.
iPhone owners are experiencing another glitch in the iOS keyboard. Auto-correct has been taking the word "it" and writing "I. T" in various apps. Similarly, some users have reported the word "is" gets transformed to "I. S" automatically. These suggestions appear in the predictive text, however even when these suggestions are ignored the change gets made.
One of the great features of iOS 11 and later is the Files app. Saving and browsing files directly on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch now has native support. Not only can files be stored locally on the device, but iOS can take advantage of cloud-based storage solutions such as iCloud or Dropbox. Individual apps can even be configured to use different locations for file storage by default.
If you have updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 11, you may have noticed that the new Control Center toggles for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi don't fully turn off either service. If you turn them off you will disconnect from any devices that your iPhone is connected to, like AirPods, heart rate monitors, wireless speakers, or other accessories, but both services will remain on. This wasn't the case with iOS 10, where both could be fully disabled from the Control Center.