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  • 64-bit iPhones and iPads get stuck in a loop when set to January 1, 1970

    64-bit iPhones and iPads get stuck in a loop when set to January 1, 1970

    Zach Straley demonstrates the problem on an iPhone. Take a 64-bit iOS device—iPhone 5S or newer, iPad Air or newer, iPad Mini 2 or newer, sixth generation iPod touch or newer—laboriously set its date to January 1, 1970, and reboot. Congratulations: you now have a shiny piece of high-tech hardware that's stuck at the boot screen, showing nothing more than the Apple logo... forever.

  • 64-bit iPhones and iPads get stuck in a loop when set to January 1, 1970

    64-bit iPhones and iPads get stuck in a loop when set to January 1, 1970

    Zach Straley demonstrates the problem on an iPhone. Take a 64-bit iOS device—iPhone 5S or newer, iPad Air or newer, iPad Mini 2 or newer, sixth generation iPod touch or newer—laboriously set its date to January 1, 1970, and reboot. Congratulations: you now have a shiny piece of high-tech hardware that's stuck at the boot screen, showing nothing more than the Apple logo... forever.