"Auto-updating on iOS7 / Maverick"

Over the weekend I got a chance to download and play with Apple’s new iOS7. From a security perspective, the feature I have seen receive the most attention is the iPhone/iOS’s new fingerprint biometric support. However, there is something else that I feel is important that has NOT received the attention it deserves. iOS7 now supports auto-updating. You have to enable it by default (see image) but once enabled it does exactly what it sounds like, it automatically downloads updates for your apps and installs them. I feel this option is brilliant, as many people tend to forget to update their system and apps. In fact, people failing to update their devices is one of

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