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App Review, Applications

WhatsApp adds FaceTime-like quick links for calls, encryption coming for up to 32-person video calls

September 26, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

WhatsApp for iOS is adding an important feature to all users – the ability to share a link to start a call with a single tap. This function is a lot like the ability to share a link to start […]


iPhone, Products

Apple publishes new design guidelines for Live Activities on the iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island

September 26, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

iOS 16.1 is currently available in beta testing and includes support for the Live Activities API, which allows developers to add real-time notifications to the Lock Screen and Dynamic Island. As iOS 16.1 nears a public release sometime this fall, […]


News and Press

TikTok election fundraising banned; no monetization for politicians and parties

September 21, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

An announcement this morning has seen all TikTok election fundraising banned by the platform. Politicians and parties will not be able to use the short-form video app to solicit funds for the midterms, and they will also have all forms […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16.1 beta 2: These are the new features and changes coming with the latest update

September 20, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple on Tuesday released iOS 16.1 beta 2 to developers. The update, which is expected to be released to the public in October, comes with some interesting changes and new features. Read on as we detail what’s new with iOS […]


Gadgets, Products

Son’s Apple Watch Series 8 catches parent’s potentially fatal heart condition days after launch

September 20, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Within days of Apple Watch Series 8 reaching customers, 9to5Mac reader Jason Smith saw the value of its health features firsthand. Medical officials credit Jason’s Apple Watch Series 8 for detecting an invisible heart condition in his mother that could […]


iPhone, Products

Apple says software update coming next week to fix iPhone 14 Pro camera shake issue

September 19, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple will be releasing a software update to fix the camera shake / rattling issue affecting iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max models. Apple told Bloomberg that the update will be available next week. This will resolve customer […]


iPhone, Products

iPhone 14: What do the orange and green dots mean?

September 19, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

At the top of your iPhone 14 display, you might notice some small green and orange dots appear. Here’s what those dots mean. Apple’s MacBooks have a physical LED that sits next to the front camera module. When the camera […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16.1 beta 1 now available as Apple continues rolling out new features

September 14, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Just two days after the release of iOS 16 to the general public, Apple has now released iOS 16.1 to developer beta testers. There are still a number of features still to come that were announced at WWDC this summer, […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16 upgrades Dictation with auto-punctuation, emoji support, more

September 13, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

iOS 16 is finally out. One of the most interesting features of this new operating system is all about accessibility. With iOS 16, the Dictation function got even better as it now can bring auto-punctation, emoji support, and even more. […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple now provides AirPods release notes (and you’ll never guess what they say)

September 12, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple made some changes to how AirPods integrate with the Settings app with iOS 16. Now, with iOS 16 now available to the general public, Apple is building on these updates with a new support document that finally provides release […]


iOS, Operating System

How to change the clock font on the iOS 16 lock screen

September 12, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

iOS 16 brings a whole slew of changes to the iPhone lock screen. There are a whole bunch of new dynamic wallpapers to choose from, and you can customize further with your own app widgets. One other thing you may […]


Gadgets, Products

Hands-on: Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch Ultra

September 8, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

During the “Far Out” event, we saw Apple unveil the enhanced Apple Watch Series 8 and all-new Apple Watch Ultra. The media in attendance at the event are sharing hands-on photos, videos, and impressions after handling the new hardware. Apple […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16 RC now available to developers ahead of official release next week

September 7, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Following the announcement that iOS 16 will be officially released for iPhone users next week, Apple has now made iOS 16 RC (Release Candidate) available to developers and beta users. This means that anyone running iOS 16 beta can now […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple Watch Ultra band compatibility explained

September 7, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Good news for Apple Watch Ultra buyers. If you’ve already invested in Apple Watch bands for bigger screen models in the past, those bands will continue to work with the extreme sports version of the new Series 8. Bands designed […]


Gadgets, Products

Apple Watch Pro: Is Hermès Edition going away after Series 8 event?

September 6, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Tomorrow, Apple will unveil the new Apple Watch Series 8 alongside two other new Watches. While people are eager to know more about the new smartwatches, Apple Watch Series 7 Hermès Edition and its bands are now unavailable at the […]


Operating System, Others

Apple Watch cycling metrics: Hands-on with new Workout features in watchOS 9

September 6, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

A variety of handy new cycling features come with watchOS 9. From heart rate zones, splits, a pacer, custom workouts, and more, the Workout app offers a new experience when tracking rides. Here’s a hands-on look at the new Apple […]


iPhone, Products

This iPhone 14 color lineup has us hyped for Apple’s September event next week

August 30, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

In a week, Apple will announce the new iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro series. With leakers now debating over the colors that Apple will unveil, graphic designer Ian Zelbo has shared some renders with the possible colors for these […]


App Review, Applications

Google Slides cheat sheet: How to get started

August 30, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Need to build a slide presentation for a meeting, training, or other event? Google Slides is an easy-to-use web app that comes with the essential tools and more. It stores your presentations in the cloud with Google Drive. Anyone with […]


App Review, Applications

Apple launches new Education Community hub, adds new Forum section

August 29, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Today, Apple has announced its new Education Community hub, created for Apple professional learning resources and created as a collaborative space where educators can connect and share ideas. The Community expands on all the resources from Apple Teacher. There’s a […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16 beta 8 now available ahead of final release in September

August 29, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The release of iOS 16 is just two weeks away, and the final beta testing is moving ahead. Apple today has released iOS 16 beta 8 to developers with a continued focus on bug fixes, performance improvements, and final optimizations […]