Apple releases iOS 12.4 with fix for its Walkie Talkie bug and new wireless data migration feature

Mail Online | 7/22/2019 | James Pero For
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Apple's new iOS mends a bug in its Walkie Talkie app that let customers listen in other people's Apple Watches and adds a new wireless data transfer capability.

The update comes just two months after the release of iOS 12.3 and comes on the precipice of Apple's major iOS 13 roll out slated for this fall.

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According to Apple, among other things, iOS 12.4 will allow users to 'directly' migrate data between Apple devices like iPads and iPhones making it easier to switch from a old devices to new ones.

It's unclear exactly how the feature works, but unlike previous migration processes, Apple says it does not rely on iTunes or iCloud.

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Apple News also got an update that allows users to more seamlessly browse between newspaper subscriptions by navigating the top of the News Plus section.

The update also re-enables the Walkie Talkie app for the Apple Watch, which lets users engage in a push-to-talk type voice chat feature.

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