Verizon iPhone 5 customers may have noticed an issue wherein their phones gobbled up extra cellular data when they were theoretically connected to Wi-Fi networks. Those customers now have two bits of good news: There’s a special software update that fixes the problem, and they won’t be responsible for unexpected charges related to unintended network overages related to the issue that spurred the carrier update in the first place. Apple late Sunday released Carrier Settings Update 13.1, which the company says fixes a problem where the Verizon iPhone 5 could “use Verizon cellular data while the phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network.” Read the full story at MacWorld.

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