Ron's wife has an iPad 2 and he wants to know if upgrading to iOS 7 will be a big deal for her. Leo says that once the iPad is updated, she won't be able to go back. There is an iOS 6 update that covers the gotofail bug, but it isn't covered with the iPad. So Leo says the best thing she can do is just be cautious of her online behavior.
Users of all iDevices should update to iOS 7 immediately, as Apple just released an emergency update to prevent "man in the middle" attacks that could compromise your data. It's also a vulnerability with OS X, but a fix isn't out for that just yet.
There's a flaw in iOS and OS X that allows a "man in the middle" to intercept your credit card information. Apple just put out an emergency update to iOS to patch this. The update is OS version 7.0.6 and users should install it immediately to all iPhones and iPads. Hopefully, the OS X patch will be coming soon as well.
Rafael's phone dies while he still has battery life remaining. Leo says that the phone guesses how much battery life remains and often it's an inaccurate guess. So it should be taken with a grain of salt. It may have just crashed, though. Leo says to charge the phone all the way up and then run it down until it shuts down. Do this several times and he will essentially "teach" his phone how long its battery life is.
It may also be a defective phone. Leo advises documenting his experience with it, and taking it to the Apple Store.
Brandon has an older iPod Touch and can't update the OS. Leo says that iOS 7 probably isn't compatible for iOS 7. The only iPod Touch that's compatible is the fifth generation touch. That's not really a big deal unless the apps he uses need iOS 7 to run.
Bob has heard a lot about iOS 7, and that it's more processor intensive and has had a dramatic effect on iPad 2's battery life. Leo has not heard this, and in fact he has an iPad Mini which is similar in spec to an iPad 2. Leo's battery life has not been effected by updating to iOS 7. Leo says it's nice to have iOS 7 because some apps have already been designed for it. There are some negatives to iOS 7, but Leo still recommends updating because Apple will push it on him sooner or later.
Chris wants to know if iTunes Radio is worth upgrading to iOS 7 on his iPhone. Leo says it's a huge change and some apps won't work on it, but iTunes Radio should be great. Having said that, Leo advises taking his time upgrading to iOS 7. It's a radical change and it's probably best to let them shake the bugs out of it first.
Apple announced the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c on Tuesday. The 5s is the flagship, coming in Black, White, and Gold. Or as they call it: Silver, space gray and champagne. It has a 'Touch ID' fingerprint reader, A7 processor, M7 processor to handle all motion data, and a camera with larger pixels. It will ship with iOS 7.
This week, Apple announced the new iPhone 5S which comes with Touch ID fingerprint recognition, which Leo says is an innovation that explains why Apple never chose to use NFC (near field communications) into their phone. Leo says that Touch ID has the option of being a new way to make purchases. But privacy advocates says that Touch ID could cause people to incriminate themselves as fingerprints are not protected by the 5th amendment. So Touch ID does affect user privacy in a very fundamental fashion. Leo also doesn't see the virtue of a 64 bit iOS operating system.