Apple released a relatively minor update to iOS 11.3 yesterday. iPhone owners may be wondering if installing iOS 11.3.1 is necessary to keep their devices operating in peak condition. Generally speaking, all iOS updates are important and should be installed. iOS 11.3.1 is no different, with several bug and security fixes included in the package.
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.
Now that iOS 10.1 has been released, many iPhone owners are wondering if they should install the update. Of course, all updates are recommended by Apple. Usually this is because updates to iOS contain important security improvements. iOS 10.1 is no different, but these security fixes mostly happen in the background. What else is included in the latest and greatest version of iOS?
Apple has patched an important security vulnerability with the release of iOS 9.3.5. The iOS update comes just weeks after iOS 9.3.4 closed off the Pangu jailbreak earlier this month. Details regarding the latest security fix have surfaced and Apple has released an official security document on the matter. So should iOS users rush to update?
As you probably know, Apple is preparing to unleash iOS 10 onto the world. As with most iOS updates, Apple users everywhere are scanning the list of new features to see how exactly this new update will improve their favorite devices.
Mostly though, what you’re likely looking for are the little things. While redesigns, bug fixes and new apps are all well and good, the thing that matters most to Apple users are those quality of life features that improve little things that bugged you about previous iOS versions.