Tag Archives: updates

How to stop your iPhone from asking to install iOS updates

iOS can download and install updates without the need to connect to iTunes; this is known as Over-the-Air (OTA) updating. When you have an OTA update waiting for you, your Settings app typically gets a red badge and iOS will constantly nag you about software updates. The thing is, not everyone always wants to install […]

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Here’s what’s new in iOS 10 beta 5

Somewhat unexpectedly, Apple this morning issued new developer-only betas of iOS 10, macOS Sierra, tvOS 10 and watchOS 3—a mere week after posting their respective fourth beta. While Apple’s release notes for iOS 10 beta 5 (build number “14A5335b”) mention no new features as we inch closer to a Gold Master, there are a few tidbits and tweaks to wet […]

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iOS 9.3.4 released with an “important security fix” that patches Pangu jailbreak

Apple on Thursday unexpectedly released iOS 9.3.4, a minor update to the mobile operating system powering the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Release notes accompanying the small download mention that iOS 9.3.4 provides “an important security update” and is recommended for all iOS 9 users. The update can be applied over-the-air on iOS 9 devices […]

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Video walkthrough: everything new in iOS 10 beta 3

Apple this morning released a third beta of iOS 10 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The latest build is available right now to developers registered with Apple Developer Program and public beta testers signed on Apple Beta Software Program. Like prior iOS 10 beta releases, beta 3 packs in about a dozen or so tweaks, refinements and […]

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tvOS 9.2.2 now available for fourth-generation Apple TV with bug fixes and speedier performance

In addition to releasing OS X El Capitan 10.11.6, iOS 9.3.3 and watchOS 2.2.2 software updates, Apple this morning also posted a bug-fix tvOS release for the fourth-generation Apple TV. Available via the Software Update mechanisms in Settings ? System ? Software Update, the tvOS 9.2.2 software update packs in performance improvements, bug fixes and […]

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OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 hits Mac App Store with bug fixes and security enhancements

A sixth major software update to OS X El Capitan 10.11 since its September 2015 debut is now available for public consumption as a free-of-charge release on the Mac App Store. To apply the update, launch the Mac App Store on your computer and click the Purchased tab: OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 should be […]

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Apple posts watchOS 2.2.2 bug-fix update for Apple Watch

In addition to treating developers to new betas of iOS 10, tvOS 10, macOS Sierra and watchOS 3, the Cupertino company this morning also released a minor update for Apple Watch owners. The watchOS 2.2.2 software update, a minor bug-fix release, is now available for download through the Watch companion app on an iPhone.... Read the rest […]

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iOS 9.3.3 beta 5, tvOS 9.2.2 beta 5 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 beta 5 released for testing

Two weeks after seeding a fourth beta of iOS 9.3.3, Apple today released a fifth beta of the mostly bug-fix software update to members of the Apple Developer Program and public beta testers signed up with the Apple Beta Software Program. The new software is available as an over-the-air update on devices running a prior […]

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