Hacker Justin Sherman announced over the weekend that a proof of concept and a full write-up for a kernel-level exploit supporting iOS & iPadOS 14.6-14.7 could be imminent, but what does it mean for iPhone and iPad owners, especially those who wish to use it for jailbreaking?
Apple no longer signing iOS 14.6 following the launch of iOS 14.7 (& iOS 14.7.1)
Following a lengthy beta testing period involving developers and volunteer participants, Apple officially released iOS & iPadOS 14.7 to the public last week with a long list of new features and improvements for iPhones and iPads alike. But no software update from Apple comes without the bitter aftertaste.
Just as Apple always does after releasing a major software update, the company closed the signing window for iOS & iPadOS 14.6, which makes it substantially more difficult for iPhone and iPad users to downgrade to the older firmware version if they’ve already updated the device(s) to iOS or iPadOS 14.7, or perhaps the newer yet iOS or iPadOS 14.7.1.
A bug that breaks Wi-Fi connectivity on iPhones remains alive on iOS 14.6 in a zero-click form
A recently discovered bug that allows malformed network names to crash your iPhone’s Wi-Fi, requiring a factory reset to fix, is now more potent as a zero-day vulnerability in iOS 14.6.
Apple in hot legal waters again, this time over excessive iPhone battery drain in iOS 14.5
A consumer group in Europe wants some answers from Apple regarding alleged iPhone battery drain after receiving complaints that iOS 14.5 and other updates slowed down recent iPhones.
Apple’s Weather app won’t show 69 degrees anywhere in the forecast
The Weather app for iPhone and iPad is plagued with the stupidest bug you could imagine, preventing it from displaying the temperature of 69 degrees Fahrenheit anywhere in the forecast.
Reports of significant iPhone battery drain and overheating following iOS 14.6 launch
Apple released the public version of iOS 14.6 on May 24, 2021. Less than 24 hours later, some users began complaining on social media about a significant battery drain and overheating.