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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.

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.

How to show link previews by inserting rich links in the Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Two iPhone mockups with one showing plain, blue links in the iOS Mail app and the other mockup showing rich links with URL title, site name, and image preview in the iOS 16 Mail app

The Mail app on iPhone, iPad, and Mac in iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and macOS Ventura supports adding rich links. These rich links with the page title, site name, and image provide more context at a glance. For example, it lets the receiver understand what the link is about only by seeing the title and image inside the email.

In this brief tutorial, we show you how to show the link preview by inserting rich web links to your emails sent via the Mail app. The entire process is very simple.