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Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1, Fixes iPhone 5 Software Update Issues, Other Bugs

Today, Apple rolled out an update to iOS 6 to fix a number of bugs and improve performance on the mobile operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

One the biggest features of iOS 6.0.1 is a fix that will allow iPhone 5 users to install software updates over the air. IOS 6 currently prevents the smartphone from receiving updates wirelessly. As such, iPhone 5 owners will first need to download an iOS updater app before getting iOS 6.0.1.

The update also contains fixes for the following issues:

  • A bug that displayed horizontal lines across the keyboard
  • A Passcode Lock bug that allowed access to Passbook details from the lock screen
  • Reliability issues with the iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch when connected to an encrypted WPA2 Wi-Fi network
  • A bug that prevented the camera flash from going off
  • A bug affecting Exchange meetings

Users can download iOS 6.0.1 by going to the Settings menu on their devices, selecting General and then tapping on Software Update.

Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch Needs More Time

December 26, 2013 at 6:00 am PT

They’re Baaaack. Tabs Return to Yahoo Mail.

December 19, 2013 at 11:15 am PT

Sony PlayStation 4 Makes Right Play for Gamers

December 19, 2013 at 6:00 am PT

Uncovering a More Useful Android Lock Screen

December 05, 2013 at 6:00 am PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik