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AT&T has begun rolling out Wireless Emergency Alerts updates for iPhone 4S and 5, so you won't be the last folks to know if the entire northern hemisphere is about to be covered in ice à la Day After Tomorrow. You'll receive a notification from the carrier when your update is ready, but o...

June 15th 2013 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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Remember how yesterday's release of iOS 6.1.3 was supposed to fix a security hole that allowed one to bypass the lock screen? Well, turns out Apple's got a bit more work to do. Today, a new lock screen sidestep was revealed by YouTube user VideosdeBarraquito, and this time around, running iOS 6.1....

March 20th 2013 at 7:02pm 0 Comments
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A month to the day after Apple issued iOS 6.1.2 in order to patch an Exchange bug, the company has pushed out iOS 6.1.3 today to seal up a security hole that allowed a complex combination of finagling to bypass one's lock screen. Moreover, it's said to add Maps updates for the nation of Japan, whi...

March 19th 2013 at 12:29pm 0 Comments
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Just over a week after a flaw was discovered in iOS 6.1 that grants unauthorized access to passcode-protected devices, a new exploit has surfaced that opens up user data to prying eyes even further. Threatpost reports that the newly discovered vulnerability lets unscrupulous folks connect an iOS...

February 25th 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple's iOS and Microsoft Exchange Server have been cronies for quite awhile now, but since iOS 6 there's been some issues. The latest rift is a version 6.1 recurring calendar event bug that causes "excessive communication" if you respond to an exception error. Cupertino's identified the problem a...

February 14th 2013 at 6:55am 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

February 11th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Some iPhone and iPad owners are reporting problems with battery life after installing the latest iOS 6.1 update, according to a Macworld UK report. Apple's support forums are rife with reports of excessive power drain that has decreased battery life to as little as two to three hours for some...

February 11th 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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If you're a Vodafone customer in the UK and own an iPhone 4S, you've probably received an SMS message from the carrier cautioning you against updating your device to iOS 6.1. If you somehow missed the alert, consider this your heads up. Vodafone issued the SMS, which advises customers to "hol...

February 9th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The newly formed evad3rs are close to completing their work on the latest iOS 6.1 jailbreak. The team, made up of @MuscleNerd, @pod2g, @Planetbeing and @pimskeks, have created a website for their jailbreak and are updating it with progress reports. According to the evasi0n site, the jailbreak i...

January 31st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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One of the most fun parts about any new Apple OS update is discovering the more subtle tweaks that its designers have made. In the case of yesterday's freshly minted iOS 6.1, there's one change that seems merely cosmetic at first but after a while you can't help but wonder why it wasn't made so...

January 29th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments