Apple officially warns older iPhone and iPad users to update their software or risk a nasty GPS bug

19 October 2019
The issue is actually quite similar to Y2K and could affect a number of your GPS-enabled device, Apple or not.

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  • K9

Tell me Apple. How do you propose users of the iPad 4 retina, to update software,when its already been capped, with no further prospect of software upgrades. Bah! Humbug.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019Apple way of ordering ppl to buy new iphoneDid you read the article?

  • Anonymous

NoteEdgeUser, 20 Oct 2019Apple doesn’t need to make major hardware changes, the best And... moreAll that power to run toy OS which is functionally challenged at every step and 5 years behind in tech.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019And note explodes due to design. Apple battery works, and its... moreYou are absolutely correct!
iPhone batteries never explode, only mac book batteries do!

Why make a puny device explode when you can achieve more damage to houses and wallets with bigger devices and batteries?

  • Crap

NoteEdgeUser, 20 Oct 2019Apple doesn’t need to make major hardware changes, the best And... moreA11 got pwned by old ssmsung soc a12 is pure shit

  • Anonymous

to lose gps or make the phone laggy and lose more storage?
Apple: how about you upgrade?

I hope there's a way to fix this in rooted androids, as my old phone is my current navigation device.

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019these certain other Os usually have major hardware updates with ... moreApple doesn’t need to make major hardware changes, the best Androids are only now catching up to the power of the A11 Bionic in the iPhone X, they are still 1 year away from A12 Bionic in the XS and 2-3 years behind A13 Bionic in 11.

Go ahead and read the AnadTech review, your Androids are yours behind in power and always behind in OS, LOL! When is the S10 getting Android 10? Like next year? :’D

  • Anonymous

Apple way of ordering ppl to buy new iphone

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019And note explodes due to design. Apple battery works, and its... moreThat was one phone. Not all Galaxy Notes explode, plus I hope you realize Apple doesn't make their batteries

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019Before we get over ourselves, let's not forget how Apple tried t... moreAnd note explodes due to design.

Apple battery works, and its shutdown only due to incorrect battery readings. And it affects a small subset of phones. And nothing to do with design, just defective batch.

If this were any other android phones, the issue would have being ignored, due to endless compromised by fanboys and they would have changed their phones Long before the issues are found.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019Impressive that apple care for so old devices, seeing android ma... moreSo you are admitting that Samsung, at least, try to fix those bugs as fast as they can while Apple need more than half of a decade to remember the hardware design mistakes they did in this phones or more probably they ignored and hid it until now.

Very typical from Apple. The throttling the SoC is because they care of you by remembering you about pay the fee of the battery or buy the new iPhone. Or the not existence of their bad design if you have signal problems is because you are holding your phone badly... etc.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019Lol, the google hit is Cibinong area, theres no place with the n... moreEverybody knows Apple maps are a joke. So many people got lost using Apple maps.
Don't personally use Google Maps but it is indeed the best.

  • Anonymous

Demon God, 20 Oct 2019You're trying too hard to blame apple And only a fool would bel... moreAn even bigger fool is someone who dismisses anything that is opposite to what they believe in.

There's a reason why holding off major IOS upgrades for ancient iphones is a popular among the apple geek crowd. And no, don't blame piracy on it.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019Most android phone guts are the same. Qualcomm year after year. ... moreBefore we get over ourselves, let's not forget how Apple tried to pull a fast one with a secret throttling of older iphones not only because they care about their customers but also because they shipped batches of iphones with defective batteries.

Only admitted when someone from reddit found out about it. ;D

NikiDroid, 20 Oct 2019I still use iPhone 6. Well, I will keep watching if there is new... moreyeah iam agree with you, especially in indonesia google maps seems more accurate than apple maps

  • Anonymous

NikiDroid, 20 Oct 2019I still use iPhone 6. Well, I will keep watching if there is new... moreLol, the google hit is Cibinong area, theres no place with the name you said. Maybe a local entry by a private person.
Apple maps correctly shows the hit for Cibinong, no problem so no solution is needed.

  • Anonymous

Impressive that apple care for so old devices, seeing android makers dont even care about 2016 devices.
Got a 2010 galaxy S, the gps has never worked correctly on those, despite samsung updates that fixed it in 2011 but no change, they were still defective. And then apple come now and fix 2010 phones, unprecedented customer care is an understatement.

I still use iPhone 6. Well, I will keep watching if there is new update of iOS or not. But I will give point for Maps. Apple Maps compared Google Maps, Google Maps is still superior many times compared Apple Maps.

Look Apple Maps, I search “Kelurahan Cibinong” name not available. The Apple Maps is popular only for USA not global.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 20 Oct 2019Sorry but there is no excuse for Apple op system have so much of... moreMost android phone guts are the same. Qualcomm year after year. A few exynos or kirin?

Whats so different? That get special treatment or excuses??

Apple take care of their phones, because you can continue to pay and use their services. Of course they try their best to upgrade as many iPhones as possible.

Android makers only earns from the hardware they sell, so whats the incentive for updates..? Not much, they need you to consistently buy every 2 years cycle.

[deleted post]while on iOS 13.1 my 5SE and 6S still runs like it used to be