The second update to iOS 13 within three weeks is here. iOS 13.7 is a minor update, with undisclosed bug fixes and one significant change to the COVID-19 Exposure Notifications system. While the iOS 13.6.1 update brought iPhone users a fix to the green tint issue on some displays, iOS 13.7 mostly works behind the scenes.
Fortnite fans currently playing on iOS devices will be stuck at Chapter 2 - Season 3 when the Season 4 update drops on August 27th. With Fortnite pulled from the App Store and Google Play, Epic Games held a final battle for all players who already have the game installed on their Apple devices. The FreeFortnite Cup took place on Sunday, August 23 across all platforms. It may be the last time iOS players can try for Victory Royale before the real-world legal battles are fought.
Apple provides a 60-day window after the initial purchase date for owners to add AppleCare+ coverage to their devices. Although an inspection is sometimes required, this gives customers additional time to decide whether they want the extra peace of mind. This purchase period will be extended to one year for US and Canadian customers.
For the third year running, Apple is holding an Apple Watch Activity Challenge to help celebrate National Parks. Last year's workout was designed to mark the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. This year, users are asked to earn awards on August 30th by hiking, walking, riding, or running a mile or more. The activity can be logged by any app that adds workouts to Health.
The latest version of iOS arrived this week to little fanfare. Apple always recommends keeping your devices running the most recent software at all times. iOS 13.6.1 is likely one of the last updates to come ahead of the iOS 14 rollout this fall. So what's included in the download for iPhone owners?