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Apple iOS 5.0.2 update reportedly delayed due to memory leak issues

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 7:36PM EST

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Apple has reportedly delayed the release of iOS 5.0.2, German-language technology blog said on Monday. Rumors surfaced last week suggesting that Apple was preparing to release the update, which is expected to address poor battery life with iOS 5, out of the door before the end of this week. said iOS 5.0.2 has been delayed to fix “address-based memory leaks,” or bugs that cause apps to consume memory without releasing resources once they are no longer needed. A new release date for iOS 5.0.2 has reportedly not yet been scheduled.