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4 REASONS NOT TO INSTALL IOS 10.1 BETA & 4 REASONS YOU SHOULD

Love it or hate it, I guess Apple doesn’t leave you with no choice.

 

The iOS 10.1 beta and its collection of features make it a tempting install ahead of its official release later this year. While there are certainly some reasons to consider installing the early version of Apple’s latest iOS 10 update, there are also some reasons to skip the iOS 10.1 beta.

Apple’s iOS 10.1 update is confirmed and it’s slated to arrive for iPhones, iPads and iPod touches later this year. The company hasn’t confirmed a specific iOS 10.1 release date but it will likely land before the year is out.

The iOS 10.1 release date should arrive later this year but you can try Apple’s new operating system long before that thanks to the iOS 10.1 beta.

iOS 10 Compatible Devices

Apple’s iOS 10.1 beta is available for developers and to the general public via the company’s Beta Software Program.

While most people will want to wait for the final iOS 10.1 release later this year, others might want to give the iOS 10.1 beta a go right now.

 

Installing early software like the iOS 10.1 beta has its benefits but there’s also a downside to installing Apple’s early iOS software. We want to touch on both here.

If you’re on the fence about whether or not to install the iOS 10.1 beta on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, take a look at our list of reasons to install and skip the new version of iOS 10. It should help you onto one side of the fence or the other.

 

Read more: http://www.gottabemobile.com/2016/10/10/4-reasons-not-to-install-ios-10-1-beta-5-reasons-you-should/

Apple’s iOS App Store suffers first major attack

“It seems that Apple is not as perfect it may seem. Though this product and its applications are almost proprietary, we cannot deny the fact there it still have some glitches.  With this news, it can be a big threat to what Apple claims strong information security. “

 

The Apple 6S and 6S Plus iPhones

Apple said it was cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet.

The company disclosed the effort after several cyber security firms reported finding a malicious program dubbed XcodeGhost that was embedded in hundreds of legitimate apps.

It is the first reported case of large numbers of malicious software programs making their way past Apple’s stringent app review process. Prior to this attack, a total of just five malicious apps had ever been found in the App Store, according to cyber security firm Palo Alto Networks.

The hackers embedded the malicious code in these apps by convincing developers of legitimate software to use a tainted, counterfeit version of Apple’s software for creating iOS and Mac apps, which is known as Xcode, Apple said.

“We’ve removed the apps from the App Store that we know have been created with this counterfeit software,” Apple spokeswoman Christine Monaghan said in an email. “We are working with the developers to make sure they’re using the proper version of Xcode to rebuild their apps.”

She did not say what steps iPhone and iPad users could take to determine whether their devices were infected, but …

 

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