Separately, Apple released macOS 10.13.4 Security Update 2018-001. The latest update is now available for download on all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. The update then bought a set of changes in the iOS devices including an updated and improved implementation of an enhanced AR user experience. To be more specific, the update disabled touch functionality on iPhone 8s that were fixed using third-party displays.
Apple follows up its recent iOS 11.3 update with a new release targeting iPhone 8 devices with broken touch screens. At the time, some users speculated that the bug was an intentional move by Apple to discourage users from tapping cheaper, third-party repairs.
It seems that iOS 11.3 is more of an issue than Apple has publicly acknowledged, however, as it also introduced ambient light sensor failures for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users running with genuine Apple components.
Apple has revealed within new statistics on Wednesday shared to the App Store support page for developers that iOS 11 installations are up 11 percentage points since January, meaning 76 percent of iOS devices are now running a version of iOS 11. "Apple-certified screen repairs are performed by trusted experts who use genuine Apple parts".
Users of Snapseed will be pleased to learn that the iOS version of the app has been updated to take full advantage of the iPhone X and its tall display. You need to connect your device to a secure Wifi connection before downloading the update. It fixes a memory corruption issue that could give an application elevated privileges. The update also fixes a spoofing issue that could allow maliciously crafted text messages to process UI spoofing.
Not yet announced a smartphone iPhone X Plus, the debut of which is scheduled for autumn this year, appeared today at a semi-official advertising poster. Google employs automated, AI-powered screening and monitoring of apps that go into the Play Store but not a few manage to slip through the cracks, as easily seen by the number of malware reports popping up every month.