Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Apple’s latest iOS 13.3.1 update comes with two important fixes

Apple’s latest iOS 13.3.1 update comes with two important fixes

Apple released another update for the iPhone in the rush to fix two important issues.  First, it fixes a bug that allowed younger iPhone user to add contacts without having to enter a screen time passcode. This is some relief for parents. The update also fixed a location tracking bug on the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro max.

The company run into some controversies last month when a security expert discovered a major security issue on its newest iPhones. The latest iPhones were requesting location data even when users had disabled tracking in settings. Apple said that the location data was kept on the device and not collected on the company.

Apple also released a new version of iPadOS (iPad OS 13.3.1). This time around, Apple said it contains a number of fixes for the Mail app. The update gets rid of a bug that could allow remote images to load in emails even when the option was disabled. Rounding it out are fixes for FaceTime, the Photos app (no more delay when editing Deep Fusion photos), CarPlay Minor software updates for macOS, watchOS, and tvOS were also released today. Here's a tutorial on how to update your iPhone.

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222