Cbs news iphone guide dating

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — An image floating around the Internet that purports to enable a retro mode on i Phones is actually a prank designed to brick your device.

The error applies to all 64-bit i OS devices, including i Phones from the 5S to the current models, as well as certain i Pads.

This fake image claiming to be from Apple’s website lays what will end up rendering your phone unusable. 1 1970 and rebooting it, the device will fail to restart fully, getting stuck at the Apple logo.

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If you have an older device with a 32-bit processor, those do not appear to affected.

The error is likely related to the way UNIX expresses time. 1, 1970 is the beginning of time under the operating system.

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Last modified 27-Mar-2016 04:36