Apple released iOS 6.0.1 today, and you should go get it. It’s a minor upgrade to iOS 6–the operating system that shipped with the iPhone 5 and that more than 100 million people have subsequently upgraded their iPads and iPhones devices to run. It has a lot of little fixes, but the one at the top of the list is a doozy. It turns out, the iPhone 5 shipped without the ability to update its software over the air. Yes, to maintain the OTA functionality that has freed you from cables and maybe even iTunes, you’re going to have to plug your iPhone 5 into your computer and go through iTunes. Read the full story at wired.com
Apple Fixes iPhone 5 Bug That Prevents OTA Software Updates
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).