Jailbreak blocked, iPad holding sales, iOS 9.3.5, Japanese maps, freeing up space


Apple ceases code signing for iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3, blocks Pangu jailbreak — Apple on Wednesday stopped signing code for iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3, meaning device users who upgraded to the most recent iOS 9.3.4 version, or who have not yet upgraded from iOS 9.3.1, are no longer able to access the release. The change prevents users from installing a version of iOS susceptible to security breaches. The move also effectively blocks the Pangu jailbreaks for iOS 9.3.2 and iOS 9.3.3.

Supply chain sees tablet market expansion, with Apple’s iPad holding fast — Apple is expected see consistent sales of its high-end offerings in the third calendar quarter of 2016, while other companies like Samsung and Amazon will be greatly impacted by the flood of ‘white box’ generic tablets from Chinese manufacturers.

iOS 9.3.5 is important’ — Available via the Software Update tool on iDevices, iOS 9.3.5 can also be installed through iTunes on a connected Mac or PC. Apple says little about it apart the fact it’s ‘important’ for your security[so I’d do it.]

Apple Maps team enhances Japanese station data, setting stage for transit directions in iOS 10 — Apple is reportedly improving the detail of its train/subway station mapping for Tokyo and other Japanese cities, preparing for the long-awaited arrival of public transit directions.

Three ways to free up space in iDevices — When you visit Settings > General > Storage & iCloud Usage > Manage Storage, you see data consumed by an application that’s unnamed. This is generally data that was being stored for an application that you deleted. In a perfect world that data should be deleted along with the application, but sometimes it’s not. Here’s how to remove it.