The Apple Bricking Bug Seems to be True

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A viral hoax is doing the rounds that suggests if you set the date on your iPhone or iPad before January 1st 1970, you’re accessing an easter egg that gives the device a ‘retro feel’. One of those stories that you check on Snopes but there seems to be something in it.

Retro is the word if retro means, working like 1970s electronics.

Any 64 bit processor Apple device won’t reboot if set to a date this far back in time. So if ‘retro feel’ means you don’t have access to electronic devices and have to fill your time watching one of the two channels available on the television, it is spot on.

Apple is working on a fix.

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