Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 update for 9.7-inch iPad Pro

iPad Pro

Apple on Friday pulled iOS 9.2.3 for all 9.7-inch iPad Pro models after complaints about a bug affecting some modes began to pile up on support forums and messgage boards. 9.7-inch iPad Pro owners who did not already update will no longer have access to the update or be prompted to download the new software. This makes iOS 9.3.1 the latest available version to all 9.7-inch iPad Pro owners not currently running iOS 9.2.3.

Apple told iMore that they are aware of the problem and currently working on a fix.

Blizzard offering free BattleTag update for all Battle.net accounts

Overwatch

Now that Overwatch is only a few days away, Blizzard is giving everyone a chance to update their BattleTag on Battle.net. You only get one BattleTag for all of Blizzard's games, including Hearthstone, and up until now most of the games were set in medieval, fantasy-type universes.

Warhammer 40000: Regicide finally lands on the App Store

Warhammer 40000: Regicide

The critically acclaimed Warhammer 40000: Regicide from Hammerfall Publishing Global has finally been released to the App Store. Originally announced two years ago as Warhammer 40K: Chess - Regicide, the turned-based game promises to blend "board-game strategy mechanics with dynamic tactical abilities" to deliver one of the most anticipated mobile titles of the year. The game was released to Steam last year and it has received mostly positive reviews from both players and critics, alike. The iOS version expands on the Steam version adding more multiplayer options, game boards and more.

iOS 9.3.2 bug reportedly crashing some iPad Pro models

iPad Pro

A lot of iOS users are reporting issues with their 9.7-inch iPad Pro models on the Apple support forums and other Apple-related message boards. User camhabib wrote on the Apple forums, that his/her two-day old iPad Pro 9.7 has rebooted twice while in use.

"In the middle of using it, it will cut to the Apple logo on the black background for a minute before returning to the passcode screen. Oddly enough, it will accept Touch ID in place of a passcode, something it doesn't usually do when it loses power."

Apple updates GarageBand to 'celebrate the rich history of Chinese music'

GarageBand Version 2.1.1

Remember GarageBand? It's that thing on your Mac you probably never use. Apple has updated the music creation tool to version 2.1.1 for iOS and version 10.1.2 for OS X. The update "celebrates the rich history of Chinese music with new instruments and extensive Chinese language localization," according to the Press Release.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Friday the 13th Edition

Nowhere: Lost Memories

Besides the obligatory hidden object games released every week, there were zero noteworthy iPad-only apps released to the App Store. With the lack of iPad options we've decided to look at the spooky games (and a few other big releases) released to the App Store through 05/08/16 to 05/13/16 in celebration of Friday the 13th.

Nowhere: Lost Memories is a point-and-click mystery game where you wake up with no idea what is going on. It is an immersive first person adventure, set in a weird place with a something hiding in the darkness. Nowhere: Lost Memories is available for $2.99 on the App Store for all devices running iOS 8.1 or later.

Crowdfunded iPad speaker case promises to deliver 3x the sound

Ammple

If you own an iPad Air and wish it had stereo speakers like the iPad Pro, Ampple has a solution for you. Ampple is a new iPad case currently being funded on Indiegogo. The creators of Ampple claim that their product will not only increase the volume of your iPad, but it will deliver a richer sound with a deep bass. Or as they put it, Ampple will give your iPad "HD sound to match the HD screen," even though there is no such thing as "HD sound."

Opera launches free VPN service for iPad and iPhone

Opera VPN

Opera Software has launched a new free VPN app to the Apple App Store. The app offers users the ability to block ads and stop advertisers from tracking their web history. VPNs and ad blockers are normally only available as paid subscription services, but Opera has decided to offer its service free of charge. The Opera VPN not only allows users to surf the web anonymously, but it can be used to get around content restrictions by using virtual locations in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Singapore, and the Netherlands.

New iPad Games and Apps of the Week: Hungry Shark World and more

Olympus Rising

As promised, the fifth title in the Hungry Shark series was released to the U.S. App Store this week. Hungry Shark World features 17 shark species in 7 different size tiers, 3 open worlds to explore 20 different mission and tons of innocent types of people to eat and objects to destroy. The game is available for free on the Appl App Store. It supports the iPhone 5 or later, iPad mini 2/3, iPad 3 and later and the sixth-generation iPod touch running iOS 8.0 or later.

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