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
About Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, co-founder of Metacademy, and the CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and CNBC and writes a popular daily business blog. He’s the Co-Host of the award-winning podcast Techstream with Shelly Palmer & Seth Everett and his latest book, Blockchain - Cryptocurrency, NFTs & Smart Contracts: An executive guide to the world of decentralized finance, is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.