Apple Changes Messages Editing & Unsend Feature in iOS 16 Beta 4

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One of the great new features coming in iOS 16 is the ability to edit or unsend a Messages message from your iPhone. You can read about it in a bit more detail here on the site. However, with the new feature, advocates raised concerns that it could be abused by abusers in relationships and give them the ability to change or hide evidence. Apple, while not addressing these concerns publicly, seemingly have listened and …

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Apple Stops Signing iOS 15.5 – Downgrades No Longer An Option

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After the release of iOS 15.6 last week, Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.5 on its servers. What this means is that you can no longer downgrade your iPhone to 15.5 any longer. In practical terms, when Apple stops signing a version of iOS, it means that it is no longer available for consumers to revert back to after an upgrade. The move doesn’t impact your device if you are still running 15.5, but it …

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Apple Seeds Beta 4 of iOS 16 to Developers

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This morning, Apple released Beta 4 of iOS 16 to the Apple Developer community. The update comes three weeks after the release of Beta 3 of the next version of iOS for iPhones. The company also released Beta 4 of iPadOS 16 at the same time for testing on iPads. The update is available now for registered developers but it has not been released to those in Apple’s Public Beta Program. That release could happen …

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iOS 15.6 Now Allows You To Hear Government Emergency Alert Testing

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For those of us who are old enough to remember, or if you listen to local radio stations, the United States government periodically tests is emergency alert system. The test gives an audible series of tones to alert you to an important message or warning from your local, state or the federal government. To this point, testing was not heard on iPhones but with iOS 15.6, you can enable it if you are into that …

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iOS 15.6 Brings Improved Subscription Management

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A small but nice improvement has come to subscription management in iOS 15.6 as well as iPadOS 15.6. The latest production build of iOS, which was released last week, has significantly improved the view, and as a consequence, a clearer understanding of your subscriptions through the App Store, when they are expiring, and when they will be rebilled to your account. For those who may not recall, you can view all of the subscriptions you …

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