Apple earlier today said that the company has a software update ready to finally fix the Group FaceTime bug that allowed users to eavesdrop into calls via both video and audio. Now, Grant Thompson, the teen who discovered the bug originally over a week ago, has shed some light on how he spotted the flaw.
Group FaceTime Stories February 1
Group FaceTime Stories January 30
While we’re waiting on Apple’s fix for the Group FaceTime bug, the New York State Attorney General announced today that it is launching an investigation into Apple’s “slow response.” This comes after allegations that Apple was first alerted to the eavesdropping flaw earlier this month.
Group FaceTime Stories January 29
Group FaceTime Stories November 29, 2018
Group FaceTime Stories October 29, 2018
iOS 12.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch will be available tomorrow as a free software update. The first significant update to iOS 12 brings a variety of features including Group FaceTime, dual SIM support, real time Depth Control for Portrait mode, new emoji, and more. iOS 12.1 is also expected to address the “beauty-gate” issue that affected the front-facing camera on iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max.
Group FaceTime Stories October 26, 2018
PSA: Group FaceTime video calls not supported on select older iPhones & iPads
The public release of iOS 12.1 should be sometime within the next week, possibly following Apple’s October 30 event. With that release comes the introduction of Group FaceTime, which brings some caveats. Read along to learn more….