iPhone

Apple stops signing iOS 16.0 & 16.0.1, halting downgrades from iOS 16.0.2

Just last Thursday, Apple publicly released iOS 16.0.2 with a patchwork of bug fixes for the company’s latest mobile operating system – iOS 16. Just some of the remedies included with the update were a solution for the freaky camera vibration when using third-party apps and a resolution for the excessive clipboard permission prompts users would get upon pasting text copied from one app to another, among other things.

TrollStore update with bug fixes brings the perma-signing utility up to version 1.1.1

We’ve been talking a lot about TrollStore lately, and for good reason. In the absence of a jailbreak for iOS & iPadOS 15, it’s the closest thing we’ve got. That’s because it lets users perma-sign apps on their iPhones and iPads with elevated privileges that come eerily close to the capabilities of jailbreak tweaks – see Cardio, Filza, Legizmo Kincaid, and Mugunghwa as just a few different examples.

What is Safety Check on iPhone and how to use it

Image composition showing Safety Check on iPhone screen showing what it is and how to use it

Safety Check is a security feature on your iPhone in iOS 16 that allows you to quickly see what information you're sharing with people and what permissions you have given to apps. From here, you can instantly revoke all permissions for all people and apps or review them on a per-person, per-app, or per-information-type basis.

In this tutorial, we will tell you everything you need to know about Safety Check and how to use it to keep yourself and your data safe in unforeseen situations.

How to see the file extension in the Files app on iPhone and iPad

Image composition showing file extension or file type inside iOS Files app

In this brief tutorial, we show you two easy ways to see the extensions of your saved images, videos, audio, documents, and more, inside the Files app on iPhone and iPad. You can choose to see the file type on a per-file basis or enable the option to permanently display the extension for all files in the iOS and iPadOS Files app.