IOS 11 just destroyed Uber's most annoying privacy flaw

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However, the toggles on the control centre won't turn off WiFi or Bluetooth completely, in fact, they disconnect the active connected device. So the choice is: update now and, on top of the usual point-zero Apple release bugs, lose access to Outlook and Exchange and have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth stuck on - or don't upgrade and don't get the security fixes. Your iPhone or iPad will continue to work with Apple Watch or Apple Pencil and be able to use Continuity features, like Handoff and Instant Hotspot. It's a bit convoluted for the average user who thinks they are toggling the radio off completely when they tap on the Control Center icon, though. The emergency services will be given your exact location so they can come to where you are ASAP and help you.

Instead, these features disconnect users from current Bluetooth or Wi-Fi pairings and networks, but leave the features active.

Good news Uber users: If you have an iPhone, you can now limit the company's ability to keep tabs on your whereabouts.

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working on.

To turn off Wi-Fi, go to Settings Wi-Fi and turn off Wi-Fi.




Apple will now let you type more easily with one hand, leaving the other free for whatever you want.

Apple's new iOS 11 gives users control over when the Uber app tracks their location. This includes when you're using any apps or from any other screens, like the Home screen. Now, open Control Center, take a screen shot, and you can mark it up, with doodles and underlines.

Given the security vulnerabilities are not critical, you may be better off just waiting for the more polished 11.1 version to land (and the inevitable 11.1.2 update that'll fix bugs in the bug fixes). When you access notifications, it no longer looks like a separate screen.

So, if you really turn off your Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, do it from the Settings tab!

In case of an emergency, you need to press the sleep/wake button five times to activate Emergency Mode. Just go to Settings General Reset and then tap on Reset Network Settings.

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