Apple climate app hides global’s largest quantity (Replace: Imaginable clarification)

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TL;DR

  • It’s come to mild that the Apple climate app you in finding on present iPhones received’t display completely correct data.
  • Proof suggests the app will spherical up or down every time the temperature is 69 levels. Great. Or quite, no longer great.
  • This handiest seems to be the case for essentially the most present solid model of iOS, suggesting the potential of a malicious program.

Replace, July 13, 2021 (01:45 PM ET): (*20*)Because of (*13*)the Twitter-verse, we can have discovered a conceivable reason for the Apple climate app factor described under. It’s conceivable that Apple is changing Celsius temperatures to Fahrenheit, which might lead to some numbers at all times getting rounded up or rounded down.

As an example, consider the temperature is a at ease 20 levels Celsius. The (*12*)Fahrenheit conversion of that temperature can be 68 levels. If the temperature jumps as much as 21 levels Celsius, that may convert to 69.8 levels Fahrenheit — which might spherical as much as 70 levels. This is able to lead to there by no means being a temperature of 69 levels proven within the Apple climate app.

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Whilst this makes numerous sense, it nonetheless wouldn’t give an explanation for why iOS 15 doesn’t do that. It additionally wouldn’t give an explanation for why older variations of iOS don’t both. Why would handiest iOS 14.6 do that? That seems to be the massive query now.