Bizarre chapter in Apple iPhone history ends with iOS 11.2 update

One of the most bizarre chapters in the history of the Apple iPhone thankfully came to an end this morning when Apple pushed out iOS 11.2. A strange bug related to the date was causing iPhone units running iOS 11.1.2 to crash in a continuous loop. Setting off the loop were apps sending out local notifications with repeating reminders. That included several meditation apps such as Headspace or Calm.

Some had pushed the date on their iPhone back a few days, which reportedly was Apple’s initial suggestion for a quick workaround. However, this disabled several apps including Twitter. But all …