Internal documents indicate Apple knew iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would bend, the fact it has not admitted publicly to this date. Nearly 1.5 years into the iPhone 6 cycle, the company made engineering changes by reinforcing the housing to prevent bending which may have caused the so-called “touch disease” issue that it’s now being sued over.
Newly discovered flaws in the HTML rendering engine in Apple Mail for iOS and macOS and the Mozilla Thunderbird email client allow unscrupulous individuals to extract decrypted plain text from S/MIME and PGP encrypted emails
If a customer reports that their iPhone X is having Face ID issues that a TrueDepth camera repair is unable to resolve, Apple Stores and third-party technicians are now authorized to issue a whole-unit replacement instead of providing a same-unit display repair.
Some iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus models running iOS 11.3 or later have problems using the built-in microphone. The issues range from a greyed-out microphone icon on the calling screen, no audio during playback of videos and voice memos recorded on an affected device and more.
Service coverage for the 42mm Apple Watch Series 2 models experiencing battery problems such as swollen or expanded batteries causing the display to burst open has been extended for three years after the original date of purchase.
The macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 update packs in several under-the-hood tweaks, a bunch of security fixes and some feature additions, including better support for external GPUs, Business Chat in Messages and more. Read the official release notes for detailed information.
Aside from other enhancements and fixes, tvOS 11.3 lets Apple Music members enjoy ad-free music videos in the Music app while owners of the fourth-generation Apple TV are now able to play videos in their original frame rate.
watchOS 4.3 reinstated the ability to browse and control music on your paired iPhone, enabled new features like portrait Nightstand mode, squashed several bugs and fixed more than a dozen vulnerabilities.
In addition to headline-grabbing features like performance throttling, iOS 11.3 packs in a bunch of little things, under-the-hood tweaks and fixes that make this another recommended software update for your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.