The fourth quarter of 2018 hasn’t precisely been easy crusing for Apple. After seeing its share value skyrocket for months, Apple lastly grew to become the primary firm in historical past to cross the $1 trillion mark in market capitalization earlier this yr. But issues shortly turned south following a number of impartial stories that Apple had minimize iPhone manufacturing a number of instances as a consequence of decrease than anticipated demand. Making issues even worse, Apple introduced that it will cease reporting iPhone items gross sales figures together with its quarterly stories. The transfer despatched hypothesis swirling that Apple would possibly see no finish perception to declining iPhone gross sales, and the corporate’s inventory plummeted much more consequently. Apple shares have misplaced greater than 1 / 4 of their worth in simply two months, and Apple’s market cap fell to $715 million as of Friday’s shut.
On the product aspect, issues have been a little bit of a curler coaster trip as properly this yr. Apple’s present iPhone, iPad Pro, and Mac laptop lineups are the corporate’s finest ever, however little issues hold popping up. Last week individuals started complaining that their new iPad Pro tablets have been being delivered bent, and now individuals from all around the world are saying that Apple’s newest iOS 12.1.2 replace is crippling their iPhones.
As famous over the weekend by a tech weblog referred to as Techspot, a whole bunch of iPhone customers around the globe are reporting some severe issues with Apple’s newest iOS replace. The iOS 12.1.2 replace was first launched final week with the primary objective of fixing a bug with eSIM assist on the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Apple ended up issuing a second model of its iOS 12.1.2 replace a couple of days later to deal with unknown points with the primary construct, however apparently not the entire wrinkles have been ironed out.
According to a whole bunch of posts throughout social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Reddit, iOS 12.1.2 is inflicting a significant issue for iPhone customers. Here’s one in every of many examples. What’s the issue? Well, some customers who’ve put in the replace are not ready to make use of LTE most and even the entire time. Users report that their telephones will not ship or obtain information over LTE, and messages are not being despatched both. Some customers report that voice calls are failing as properly, and a small variety of customers say that the problems lengthen to Wi-Fi information connections as properly.
Affected customers have been present in India, Europe, South America, and…