Apple's iOS 10 will give you a warning when you're connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi network
posted by Alan F. / Jul 23, 2016, 11:15 AM
Apple has been mum about it so far, but it appears that iOS 10 will provide iPhone and iPad users with a warning when their device is connected to an unsecured Wi-Fi network. Don't expect to see a flashing screen with a siren, or a Dennis Nedry type pop-up saying "Ah ah ah. You didn't say the magic word." Instead, the warning will appear when you head to Settings > Wi-Fi.
Under the Wi-Fi network's SSID, you will find the words Security Recommendation. Tap the 'i' button and you will be warned that the Wi-Fi network you are using is unsecured. The actual warning reads, "Open networks provide no security and expose all network traffic."
Many of us use unsecured Wi-Fi networks every day without giving it a second thought. For example, some large cable T.V. firms like Xfinity (Comcast) and Time Warner offer Wi-Fi Hotspots for their customers dotted throughout their coverage area. While the cable firms usually flash a reminder that their network is not secure, not all unsecured Wi-Fi networks do. And that is where Apple's new feature serves as a handy reminder to watch what you're saying.
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My android does that every time I connect to xfinity WiFi lol
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 11:30 AM 7
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Post 2 made your attempt to troll, moot.
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 12:05 PM 1
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There you go darrkjetti calling people trolls now him?? Dude chill out and you say I'm trolling ha just because your been here 4 years don't make you the best in PA!!!! You have made crazy replys as I have and i admit it, i do as most on here, it's freedom of speech and expression!! This is the USA, i see you don't reply that's fine but, your 4 years is not perfect on here at all and people know this,
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 2:13 PM 6
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You really don't need to act that dumb, pretending like you couldn't comprehend it, grammar nazi. You could simply just explain the rational logic behind your statement...if you actually have any.
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 4:35 PM 7
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May I ask a genuine question? Why does "first" mean so much to people here (both sides mind you)? It's not like the other party is every going to acknowledge the claim, so what's the point? I can't find a sensible answer.
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 4:48 PM 2
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"Why does "first" mean so much to people here (both sides mind you)?" Please, kindly ask that to apple themselves who started the BS, hypocritically stifling competition with obviously stolen patents (i.e. patents of items they didn't invent). Die-hard fans being what they are, just mindlessly support the hypocrite move without question, misleading other readers. Such misleading and anti-competitive moves just further calls for people to point out past works from competitors whenever apple is falsely credited for almost anything. Especially on sites like this that you'll NEVER see an article pointing out apple as a copycat, but you'll see dozens of articles pointing out competitors copying apple, even if apple isn't the original inventor (side note, that's partly why this site is called iPhonearena). I have a lot of examples ready to be pasted if you want, feel free to ask. In the end, I'm fine with them copying one another, competition is welcomed by me, just not fine with apple's hypocrisy of suing competitors for what they themselves are 100% guilty of ( http://goo.gl/0ZpBx7 ).
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 5:12 PM 6
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Yep, it's actually not a big things about whose being first. But i'm sure some people here like to blabbing about how great apps permission is, and fact that iOS had it before Android does. It simply fanboyism things, sounds stupid eh?
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 7:18 PM 0
Kiki, it's passive aggressive for me, to be honest. I've been, and still am bombarded by people like these: just yesterday, I was at a party, and someone witnessing us sharing photos with everyone silmontaniously they airdrop - started pointing out that android had that "bump the phones together thing for years". Then they went to say that iPhone doesn't have the nfc file transfer thing - no one cared as we were easily transferring videos and photos thru air drop and enjoy doing it. It happens in line at Starbucks. It happens at gathering. It's always the same "android had it for years, BS". Or "android can do everything iPhone can". And that's why you point out that iPhone had this - thus - it's not true that android can do anything iPhone can. I still can't get any android phone to stop significantly dropping battery juice doing absolutely nothing laying on the table. Like I said - passive aggressive.
posted on Jul 24, 2016, 2:32 PM 0
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That dumbass Darkkjeddi does this all the time. You will never get an answer which explains why. His first point of view to attack anyone whose against Apple, he will focus if you've made any errors, so he could attack you. The dumbass himself, English is not his native language, but it's his 2nd language. He speaks Zulu or whatever the preach....
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 8:57 PM 2
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Every time there is an update with iOS I am hoping lot of things and at the end after the update my phone does the same like always , one thing change for sure. , it becomes slower , so the needs for phone upgrades comes So it is coldly calculated
posted on Jul 23, 2016, 12:34 PM 7
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