Apple has patched the recently uncovered security flaw with how PDF files are handled in Safari in iOS 4.0.1 and earlier for the iPod Touch and iPhone, and iOS 3.2.1 and earlier for the iPad.
To find out how the iOS 4.0.1 update affects everyday usability, we took two iPhone 4s and compared the number of displayed bars in various places in San Francisco.
Apple addresses its antenna issues; a sneak peek at the beta for iOS 4.0.1; and a smaller iPad might be on the way.
Apple issues iOS 4.0.1 to customers via iTunes. The update is intended to more accurately display how the iPhone's signal bar strength is calculated.
As CNET's Erica Ogg reported earlier today, Apple has released the iOS 4.0.1 update, which is supposed to address a display problem with the iPhone's signal strength calculation, which Apple claims is part of the reason people are seeing the signals drop off rapidly when there is an interruption in the antenna's RF signal.
MacFixIt reader Jefferis P. brings to our attention an issue regarding Safari 4.0.1 activating a pop up screen requesting a password when attempting to access the Apple Support Discussions site. With recent reports of malware and socially engineered sites
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