most of you — should download a small update that fixes bugs that have affected some users. A Wi-Fi slowdown problem was only bothering iPhone XS users, but a charging issue plagued a much wider swath of people. iOS 12.0.1 deals with both, and makes a couple of other small tweaks too. To be clear, this is not the iOS 12.1 update that Apple has been beta testing for several weeks. Today’s small update doesn’t include any of the new features that will be in the upcoming version, like Group FaceTime. Also, those who are beta testing the next version already have access to fixes in iOS 12.0.1.won’t begin charging if it’s in sleep mode when a Lightning cable is plugged in. There have also been reports of a similar problem if the iOS device is asleep when it’s placed on a wireless charger. Three other issues fixed too – Fixes an issue where some iPhone XS devices do not immediately charge when connected to a Lightning cable – … [Read more...] about iOS 12.0.1 fixes serious Wi-Fi and charging bugs
iOS 12.0.1 has arrived, and it's targeted at iPhone XS users that have experienced glitches with charging and wireless reception over the past few weeks.The update, which is now available to iPhone and iPad users, should also fix issues related to iPad keyboards, video subtitles and Bluetooth reliability. Apple had pledged last week to fix the charging issue, which kept some devices from charging while they were "asleep," with a future software update. Some users had also complained about reception issues when transitioning between Wi-Fi networks and cellular services. Some users of the new iPhone XS and XS Max have also complained that the new phones' front cameras are overly "smoothing" selfies, but that appears to be intended functionality of the updated computational photography features.Install iOS 12.0.1 by following the instructions here.iPhone XS review: A notch above the iPhone XiPhone XS Max review: Gigantic-screen phone for a gigantic price … [Read more...] about iOS 12.0.1 now available, aims to fix iPhone XS charging and Wi-Fi issues
By Mike Wuerthele Monday, October 08, 2018, 09:59 am PT (12:59 pm ET) Apple has issued a sub-point release for iOS 12.0.1, knocking out a few bugs involving charging and Wi-Fi connectivity. The update fixes a pair of relatively high-profile issues that were introduced in iOS 12. The first fix is to charging behavior. In rare occasions, an iPhone or iPad upgraded to iOS 12 didn't start charging when connected to a Lightning cable. The update also fixes a Wi-Fi connection issue, where the iPhone XS family of devices would re-connect to a mixed network on the slower 2.4 GHz band, even if a faster 5 GHz connection was available. Other fixes include subtitling on video appearing properly, the restoration of the original ".?123" key on the iPad keyboard, and a Bluetooth availability issue. Both the Wi-Fi and charging issue fixes are included in the iOS 12 beta. … [Read more...] about iOS 12.0.1 update available, fixes Wi-fi connectivity on iPhone XS, Lightning charging issues
The City of Gold Coast has announced more details of its fibre-optic network expansion, with the main Central Loop of the project set to be completed this financial year. In Extension of the City-owned optic fibre network: Contractor Briefing tender documents, the City of Gold Coast revealed that the network will consist of three loops: The Central Loop for FY19 completion; the Northern Loop, to be completed the following year; and the Southern Loop, to be completed in FY21. The Central Loop would include Miami depot, Miami aquatic centre, Burleigh Heads library, Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club, Burleigh Waters library, Robina library, Robina community centre, Mudgeeraba community centre, Mudgeeraba waste transfer station (WTS), Carrara depot, Nerang library, Molendinar WTS, Molendinar water treatment plant, Waterside West, Waterside East, Karp Court, Nerang Admin Building, Nerang Bicentennial, and Varsity Parade. It would see the fibre-optic network expanded out to Nerang, Helensvale, … [Read more...] about Gold Coast details fibre and Wi-Fi network expansion plans
The router with endless options Upgrade your home with Smart commands If you're looking for the full set-up to make your home smarter, Orbi is the router for you. With expansions to give you some speakers and voice commands, it's quite the catch. Prices are a bit high, but worth it if it the perks are what you're looking for. $320 at Amazon Pros Up to 5,000 square feet of coverage. Orbi Voice is available as expansion. More LAN ports. Cons No speaker. Not compatible with Alexa or Google Assistant. It's the same Orbi RBK50 router, except this time with a satellite that's got a speaker and voice command abilities. Upgrade your home with your favorite music and Smart controls. $430 at Amazon Pros Compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Speaker system. Saves you $200 from buying as an expansion. Cons Only 4,500 square feet of coverage. Netgear Orbi RBK50 vs Orbi RBK50V tech specs Abilities are one thing, but the specs are where the real decisions usually are. … [Read more...] about Netgear Orbi RBK50 vs. RBK50V: Which Wi-Fi router should you buy?