Q. Ever since I upgraded my iPhone to iOS 9.2.1, it’s been acting crazy. It powers off when I don’t want it to, then won’t let me shut if off when I try. How do I shake it out of this?
A. The latest update to Apple’s mobile operating system landed poorly on the iPhone 5s of the friend who sent this e-mail. The symptoms included not just those shutdown snafus but also weird behavior with scrolling and typing that she charitably summed up as “lots of very funky stuff going on.”
To fix that, you should try doing the update the old-fashioned way–through Apple’s iTunes desktop software.
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With every new generation of smartphone software and every browser update, the battle rages on.
Software engineers keep improving digital defenses, hackers find new vulnerabilities to exploit, and so the engineers work harder in turn to keep your data safe.
In what he described as an “endless race” against the bad guys, the head of software engineering at the world’s biggest tech company is refusing to be hobbled, saying that engineers shouldn’t have to turn back the clock on security, no matter the stakes.
Craig Federighi, senior vice president of software engineering at Apple, on Sunday penned an op-ed in The Washington Post, arguing that building a backdoor into the iPhone would drag Apple back to security standards of three years ago.