Latest
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 15/08/2017 (August 16, 2017 11:35 pm)
Confirmed Matches for WWE SummerSlam (August 16, 2017 9:15 pm)
Results: WWE Raw 14/08/2017 (August 15, 2017 7:14 am)
First Trailer for Batman vs Two-Face (August 14, 2017 9:51 pm)
Ric Flair Hospitalised (August 14, 2017 7:41 pm)
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 08/08/2017 (August 9, 2017 7:58 am)
Results: WWE Raw 07/08/2017 (August 8, 2017 7:16 am)
First Look at Josh Brolin as Cable (August 7, 2017 9:12 pm)
Ring the Bell: Battleground (August 7, 2017 7:02 am)
Results: WWE Smackdown Live 01/08/2017 (August 2, 2017 7:04 am)
John Cena Joins Transformers Spinoff (August 1, 2017 7:30 am)
Results: WWE Raw 31/07/2017 (August 1, 2017 7:16 am)
Results: UFC 214 (July 30, 2017 10:20 pm)

An Internet Hoax That Will Break Your iOS Device

Apple has issued a warning to iPhone and iPad users regarding an internet hoax that leaves handsets useless and irreparable.

A fake advertisement claims that changing the date on your iPhone to 1 January 1970 will give you a retro Apple design, but it doesn’t. It is claimed that the result of the change will allow users to discover a hidden Easter egg in the form of a 1970s-style multicoloured Apple logo and design.

Instead, the date change will cause your phone to become permanently stuck while rebooting if it is switched off or runs out of battery – if you have already made the change without rebooting then you are advised to return the date to its original setting immediately.

The bug affects the likes of the iPad Air, Mini 2 and any iPhone 5s onwards. The glitch was discovered last week, but a fake photo has been circulating on social media encouraging people to switch the date on iPhones 5s and upwards.

Apple confirmed the issue on its website, and said an upcoming software update would provide a solution.

Taking the device to an Apple store and getting a new one seems to be the only answer for iOS users who have fallen victim to the hoax at the moment.

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponEmail this to someone

A co-owner of the Palace and the Tech Guru. He also co-hosts "The Geek Show" podcast and hosts "The Unhinged Gamer" videos on TPoW TV. You can catch up by following him on Twitter or (most likely) gaming: PSN: UKMickyJay - XBOX: Micky Jay.

Comments