PSA: iPad owners cannot restore iCloud backups from iPhones running iOS 12.1.2

Here’s an interesting little wriggle: Apple rushed out iOS 12.1.2 for iPhone users at the end of last year. However, it did not release a corresponding update for the iPad. This means that the rush of new iPad owners over the Christmas season hit a problem: they simply cannot restore iOS 12.1.2 iPhone backups to […]

Report: Apple planning new iPhone X color option to ‘restore sales,’ updated $329 iPad coming in Q3

A new report from rumor site Macotakara this morning claims that Apple is preparing to introduce a new color variant of the iPhone X as a way to “restore sales” of the device. While details are scarce at this point, this isn’t the first time we’ve heard such a rumor… more… 9to5Mac

State attorneys general join trade groups in fighting to restore net neutrality

The FCC may have voted to repeal net neutrality rules – opening the way Internet service providers to speed up, slow down or even block services depending on who pays them to do so – but some are determined that the war isn’t over. After a trade group representing companies like Amazon, Facebook and Google vowed […]

iOS 10 update bricking iPhones and iPads for some users, requires iTunes to restore

iOS 10 has just dropped but it seems like it is not smooth sailing for everyone. We have received many reports that users are finding their iPhone and iPad devices ‘bricked’ after attempting the over-the-air iOS 10 update. To restore, affected users must then plug their devices into iTunes on Mac or PC to restore the device. Details are sparse at this time […]