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Apple acknowledges music deletion bug, iTunes update imminent

Today, Apple has officially acknowledged that some users are having an issue where unrecoverable music is being deleted from users libraries. The company says they will be pushing an iTunes update next week with ‘safeguards’ that will prevent this from happening in the future. However, Apple states that it cannot reproduce this issue in-hosue, so…

Phil Schiller admits to App Store algorithm errors, fix is imminent

The algorithm that detects ‘New’ and ‘Hot’ applications have been broken on Apple’s iOS App Store for quite some time. While it does supply some great applications, every so often it will show a knock-off application. Phil Schiller responded yesterday to iOS developer Lisa Brewster (Mozilla), and Wesley Dyson (Screenshot++) on Twitter. They both…

iOS 9.3 beta 4 unbricks phones affected by ‘January 1, 1970’ date bug

In the most recent iOS 9.3 beta, which was seeded to developers and public beta testers this week, fixes a bug caused by setting the date back to January 1, 1970 on 64-bit devices. First discovered in mid-February, the 1970 bug occurs when a user manually sets the date back to 1970 and rebooting their device. Causing the iOS device to run on a…

Is Apple moving their apps up the charts?

it seems as though some iOS devices may be incorrectly ranking Apple’s apps such as Keynote, Numbers, Pages, and iMovies. Discovered by Sensor Tower, and reported by TechCrunch, some iOS devices are ranking these apps much higher than on other iOS devices or on the App Store on desktop. MacRumors did some testing and found that older devices such as…

Apple acknowledges iOS Messages crash with new support page

Earlier this week, an odd bug was found with Messages for iOS. In particular, if a user receives a certain string of text, it forces the iOS device to “respring”, reloading the main Springboard application that provides the iOS app home screen. Some details about the cause of the bug have surfaced, and 9to5Mac’s community has more information on what is…

Another lock screen bypass bug discovered in iOS 7

YouTube user EverythingApplePro recently uploaded a video to his YouTube channel showing a bug he found within iOS 7.1.1 that allows anyone to bypass the lock screen passcode under certain circumstances. This is one of many lock screen bugs discovered in iOS over the years. In order to bypass the passcode, you must have an app running in the foreground…

Apple working on a fix for random iOS 7 crashes

If you’ve been using iOS 7 for a while, you may have experienced a random software reboot, which has sometimes been referred to as the ‘white screen of death,’ parodying the famous ‘blue screen of death’ found on Windows machines. Fortunately, Apple has been hard at work, has acknowledged the issue, and has claimed that a fix is on the way for iOS 7…

iOS 7 bug allows users to bypass lock screen, access photo gallery

Since iOS 7 was officially launched to the public yesterday, it is likely that there will be quite a few bug reports over the next few weeks until Apple patches them with the next software update. Today, it was discovered that users can bypass the lock screen and still gain full access to the photo gallery, which is an issue if an unwanted person is…