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iPhone, Products

Kuo: Upgraded optical zoom to be exclusive to iPhone ‘Pro Max’ cameras until at least 2025

January 31, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is expected to release its first iPhone with a periscope lens with this year’s iPhone 15 lineup, but rumors say it’ll be limited to only the highest-end iPhone 15 Pro Max. According to a new report from Apple analyst […]


Products, Tablets

Rumors: Foldable iPad in 2024 dismissed, Apple developing 21-inch ‘foldable notebook’

January 31, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

While Ming-Chi Kuo reported on Monday that a foldable iPad with a built-in kickstand could launch in 2024, that may have been a bit optimistic. Since Kuo made this claim, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman and analyst Ross Young have both said […]


App Review, Applications

Apple Support app now available in over 100 new countries and languages

January 30, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple is rolling out a major upgrade to the Apple Support application for iPhone and iPad. Starting today, the Apple Support app is now available in 118 new regions and offers support for three new languages. Head below for the […]


App Review, Applications

Apple Music Replay 2023 is here: Track your top songs, albums, and artists

January 30, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple Music Replay 2023 is now rolling out for the new year. This is Apple’s “top songs by year” playlist that it makes available to Apple Music subscribers at the beginning of every year. You can also find additional details, […]


iOS, Operating System

Samsung SmartThings app now supports Matter on iOS

January 30, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Following the launch of Matter last year, Samsung SmartThings is now expanding support for the smart home standard over to its iOS app. Available today, the Samsung SmartThings app for iOS has been updated to support Matter. This addition was […]


Android, Operating System

How to FaceTime on Android

January 26, 2023

Via: ZDnet

For far too long, Android users have been excluded from Apple’s flourishing apps and services, including iMessage and FaceTime. While texts from Android devices to iPhones will continue to remain green for the foreseeable future, Apple has been a little […]


iOS, Operating System, Products, Tablets

Apple just patched this ‘actively exploited’ flaw in older iPhones and iPads

January 25, 2023

Via: ZDnet

Apple has once again released a patch for a likely critical flaw affecting the iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, and older iPads — models for which it rarely provides security. Along with patches in iOS 16.3 and macOS Ventura this week, […]


Android, Operating System

13 advanced tips for Android 13

January 25, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

Let’s get one thing out of the way here: Android 13 absolutely isn’t your average Android update. There’s no way around it: Google’s most recent Android version looks pretty ho-hum on the surface. It almost seems like a subtle refinement […]


App Review, Applications

WhatsApp’s new native Mac app is now in open beta

January 24, 2023

Via: The Verge

WhatsApp’s new macOS app is now widely available for download, WABetaInfo reports, and can be grabbed from the official WhatsApp website. The messaging service has previously offered a web wrapped version of its web app as a macOS app, but […]


App Review, Applications

Microsoft Edge will soon let you split two tabs in a single window

January 24, 2023

Via: The Verge

Microsoft has started testing a new split-screen feature for Edge that lets you compare two tabs side by side. The feature was first discovered by Leopeva64-2 on Reddit, and it’s available in an experimental flag in the beta, dev, and […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16.3 coming next week with these new features for iPhone

January 18, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

iOS 16.3 is set to be released next week, according to Apple. This update first entered beta testing in December and includes a handful of changes and features, though it’s a minor update in comparison to other updates from Apple […]


App security, Applications

iOS 16.3 brings iCloud Advanced Data Protection feature to all users worldwide

January 18, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

All users can now enable iCloud Advanced Data Protection, an opt-in feature to get end-to-end encryption for almost all data stored in iCloud, including messages, photos, and device backups. The feature is activatable once users upgrade to iOS 16.3, currently […]


Gadgets, Products

M2 Mac mini tidbits: External display support, how to save an extra $100, more

January 17, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple announced a major update to the Mac mini lineup today, offering new configurations with M2 and M2 Pro chips inside. Alongside those headlining features, there are a few other interesting changes and tidbits with this year’s Mac mini revamp. […]


App Review, Applications

Apple kicking off new round of Apple Watch Activity Challenges next week

January 17, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has scheduled three new Apple Watch Activity Challenges that will begin next week and run through the end of February. These challenges require you meet certain fitness goals using your Apple Watch. This time, Apple is celebrating Heart Month, […]


News and Press

Apple agrees to third-party audit of labor practices amid union-busting charges

January 17, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple Store employee efforts to unionize have been growing and along with that, Apple has been accused of illegal union-busting tactics. Now after pressure from a coalition of investors, Apple has shared that it will undergo a third-party audit to […]


iPhone, Products

Will the iPhone 15 be more expensive? Here’s what the rumors say

January 10, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Leading up to the announcement of the iPhone 14 last fall, there were rumors that the iPhone 14 Pro models would be more expensive than their predecessors. In the end, Apple kept prices the same…but now the same rumors are […]


App Review, Applications

Apple Podcasts now lets creators publish subscription content directly from hosting providers

January 10, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple on Tuesday announced a major update for podcast creators. Starting today, Apple Podcasts will let creators publish subscription content directly from the dashboard of participating hosting providers. The company says this will make it easier than ever to “launch […]


App security, Applications

Apple continues to test ‘Rapid Security Response’ updates, this time for macOS users [U]

January 9, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

With the release of iOS 16.2, Apple introduced a new feature called “Rapid Security Response” that will provide quick security patches to iOS without the need to install an entire new version of the operating system. Now the company is […]


News and Press

Apple’s top Services VP leaving the company this month; reorganization underway

January 9, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

One of Apple’s top services executives is departing the company. Peter Stern, Apple’s vice president of Services, is reportedly telling his colleagues he plans to leave at the end of January. This will lead to a major shakeup of the […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple developing in-house Bluetooth and Wi-Fi chip; could switch to custom 5G modem by 2024

January 9, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has been working on developing its own modem for several years, looking to reduce its reliance on Qualcomm. A new report from Bloomberg today says that this switchover could begin as soon as 2024, while also adding that Apple […]