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Apple’s new iOS 12 beta fixes the annoying ‘please update’ bug

iOS 12 beta testers have been plagued with a frustrating bug that continually pops up messages alerting them that a new iOS update is available when, in fact, it’s not. Apple has now fixed this

People are trolling iPhone users with the ‘killer symbol’ that crashes their apps

Surprise! Assorted jerks on the internet have weaponized the Unicode-based bug we reported yesterday to insta-crash apps running on an iPhone or a Mac. The result is somewhere between the old Alt + F4

This new text bomb crashes most Mac and iOS apps with a single Unicode symbol

TechCrunch has learned of a potentially serious new bug affecting a wide range of Apple devices. During their development work on an international news feed, software engineers at Aloha Browser discov

Huge security flaw lets anyone log into a High Sierra Mac

Wow, this is a bad one. On Macs running the latest version of High Sierra (10.13.1 (17B48)), it appears that anyone can log in just by putting "root" in the user name field in a certain place. This is

An Instagram bug has been preventing users from disabling their accounts for months

A number of Instagram users have found they’re no longer able to temporarily disable their accounts – a feature, similar to Facebook’s, that allows you to take a break from the socia

Crunch Report | Tesla and Rollercoasters

Waymo is suing Otto and Uber for allegedly stealing its trade secrets, Layer gets more funding and acquires Cola, a major Cloudflare bug leaked sensitive data from customers' websites and Elon Musk ad

Updating to iOS 10 is bricking some iPhones and iPads

Update: It seems this error is fixed, according to Apple. The company provided the following statement to TechCrunch. “We experienced a brief issue with the software update process, affecting a

Twitter Fixes Bug That Compromised Some Users’ Emails And Phone Numbers

Twitter <a target="_blank" href="https://blog.twitter.com/2016/fixing-a-recent-password-recovery-issue">said today</a> it has fixed a bug that hit its password recovery systems for 24 hours last week.

Skype Patches The Bug Causing Its App To Crash After Users Received A Simple Message

Skype today has rolled out a fix for the bug that has been causing its client software applications to repeatedly crash if users received a particular string of characters as a message. If someone

Apple Posts A Workaround For The iOS Messages Bug, Promises A Fix Is Coming

Apple has published a support document detailing a workaround to temporarily resolve the situation with the nasty Messages bug that was capable of crashing iPhones. The document offers a simple serie

Apple Confirms A Fix Is In The Works For The Bug That Crashes iPhones By Way Of Text Message

Apple says today it has a fix in the works for an odd software bug that has been able to crash users' iPhones when they receive a text message with a specific string of characters. The bug, which invo

Following Its Revamp, Yahoo Email Forwarding Bug Leaves Users’ Inboxes Empty

<a target="_blank" href="http://mail.yahoo.com">Yahoo Mail</a> has been experiencing a major bug following its revamp earlier this week. According to a number of reports, the service has been automa

Netflix iOS Bug That Breaks Output Via Apple HDMI AV Adapters Will Be Fixed

The latest Neftlix update for iOS 7 finally added full AirPlay support to the app, something that many probably assumed it already had. But it also appears to have broken the feature, which allowed it

Twitter Pushes Android App Update To Fix The “Me” Tab Bug

Over the weekend, we told you about an issue with Twitter’s Android update from last Wednesday. The issue centered around the “Me” tab not loading properly, just giving you a spinnin

It’s Not Just You, Twitter’s Latest Android Update Doesn’t Let You Access Your Profile Or DMs On The “Me” Tab

Twitter rolled out sweeping updates to all of its mobile properties this week, mostly to support the new Twitter Cards, but unfortunately, those who are using the service on Android aren’t so ha

Google Now And Google Translate Praise The iPad

Google's text-to-speech engine loves the iPad so much, it often ends sentences with the phrase "he now praises the iPad" for no apparent reason. The bug appears in Google Now, assuming you ask it the

Samsung Speedily Plugs Remote Wipe Flaw, Urges Galaxy SIII Owners To Update

Yesterday we reported that select Samsung handsets running its TouchWiz UI were affected by a flaw that could allow them to be remotely wiped after clicking on a malicious link. Samsung has now confir

Twitter Bug Randomly Swaps Out Avatars For Some Accounts, Profile Settings Now Disabled

Well here's a Twitter bug that is kind of alarming. Apparently, for some verified accounts, avatars were swapped out with other random users'. Currently, the profile settings are disabled for all u

Broken Certificates Force Microsoft To Put Windows Phone Marketplace App Publishing On Hold

About two weeks ago, Microsoft deployed its new <a target="_blank" href="https://dev.windowsphone.com/">Windows Phone Dev Center</a> with a completely rebuilt backend infrastructure. While this transi

Skype Says It’s Fixing Bug That Sent Messages To The Wrong Contacts

Skype says that it has a fix in the works for a frightening, but reportedly not widespread, bug that involves users' private instant messages being shared with other unintended people in their contact
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