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People are trolling iPhone users with the ‘killer symbol’ that crashes their apps

 Surprise! Assorted jerks on the internet have weaponized the Unicode-based bug we reported yesterday to insta-crash apps running on an iPhone or a Mac. The result is somewhere between the old Alt + F4 trick and a script kiddie stunt, and it ranges from being annoying to rendering a device unusable, depending on the tenacity of the troll. Read More
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Apple Loop: Apple Confirms Serious iPhone X Problems, MacBook Pro Mistakes, iOS Development Slows – Forbes


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Apple Loop: Apple Confirms Serious iPhone X Problems, MacBook Pro Mistakes, iOS Development Slows
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A new bug has been discovered in iOS 11 that lets people send a specific character that will crash an iPhone and block access to the Messages app in iOS and popular apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Outlook for iOS, and Gmail. Italian Blog Mobile
Apple says iPhone crash bug will be fixed before iOS 11.3The Verge
Apple fixes another iOS 11 'text bomb' bug that crashes iPhones, MacsThe INQUIRER
Apple iOS 11 Bug Can Crash iPhone Messaging Apps, Disable DevicesVariety
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Sorry, Apple’s ‘Carpool Karaoke’ gets a second season

 Despite its almost universally negative reception from critics, Apple has chosen to renew James Corden’s “Carpool Karaoke” series for Apple Music for a second season. CBS CEO Leslie Moonves announced the renewal on the company’s earning call this week, as part of its commitment to producing more original content, according to a report from Deadline. The series, which… Read More
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