IOS 11 just destroyed Uber's most annoying privacy flaw

IOS 11 just destroyed Uber's most annoying privacy flaw

IOS 11 just destroyed Uber's most annoying privacy flaw

Starting with iOS 11, apps would now have to have include the While Using the App option if they wanted to collection location data.

For years it has been a doodle to switch off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi when you're not using them.

With the iPhone's new operating system iOS 11 - which was released to the general public yesterday - turning them off is hard. There, head to Wi-Fi, and toggle off Wi-Fi. The OS puts iPhone users into a questionable state while guessing if the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity of their phone are on or off. ExtremeTech's official recommendation is "Turn Wi-Fi and Bluetooth off in the Settings menu to save battery life and not waste it on peripherals you probably don't own, use cases you don't care about, and features you will never use".

The control center in iOS 11 is completely renovated.

iOS 11 comes with a pretty sweet array of augmented reality tricks.

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Now what if you turn off the WiFi feature from the Control Center on the iOS 11 just by tapping on to the Toggle button?

You can activate Emergency SOS by clicking the sleep/wake button five times in a row.

iPhone users can now record what they see on the screen of their device thanks to a new video capture feature in iOS 11. Now on iOS 11, double pressing the Touch ID button will bring up the app switcher. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth will actually remain available, as Apple said that both are needed to enable the following features: AirDrop, AirPlay, Handoff, Instant Hotspot, and Location Services.

Before you do anything on your iPhone or iPad, you should lock it down. Apple has acknowledged the bug and is working with Microsoft on a fix that will be release with a future software update, according to the company's support page. For that you'll still have to rely on the Settings app. Apple would like you to temper those expectations when you're using iOS 11.

Thanks to the new Control Centre and Force Touch, your flashlight app just got a lot more functional.

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