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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 […]


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, […]


App Review, Applications

Twitter for iPhone updated with ‘new’ features from four years ago

January 20, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

Following the confirmation that developers can no longer create third-party Twitter clients, the social network’s official app received an update on Friday with new features. Actually, these features are not exactly new, but Twitter is bringing them back to its […]


App Review, Applications

FoodNoms nutrition tracker for iPhone revamped with new design, Apple Health syncing, more

January 17, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

FoodNoms, a nutrition tracking app we’ve covered a few times here at 9to5Mac, is getting a big update. FoodNoms 2 is rolling out today with a number of new features, including a new design, robust syncing with the Apple Health […]


App Review, Applications

‘Retro Pod’ app yanked from the App Store after going viral on TikTok

January 13, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

An iPhone app that imitated and replicated some of the classic iPod features has been pulled from the App Store. The app, called Retro Pod, went viral on TikTok multiple times since December but has now disappeared from the App […]


App security, Applications

Best iPhone VPN of 2023

January 13, 2023

Via: CNET

Apple is known for the strong security of its devices, so if your smartphone of choice is an iPhone, you probably expect that it comes with a certain level of protection. But if you want to increase your privacy, using […]


iPhone, Products

How to make folders on an iPhone

January 12, 2023

Via: ZDnet

Grouping apps into folders is a great step toward organizing your iPhone, and simplifying your experience on it. I loved when iOS started automatically grouping apps in the App Library, because I have always been a fan of keeping apps […]


App Review, Applications

Twitter forcing algorithm timeline in your face in latest iOS update

January 11, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

It has been a long time since Twitter started showing users tweets based on suggestions rather than chronological order, which was heavily criticized at the time. But after many complaints, the platform let users choose whether they wanted to see […]


iOS, Operating System

iOS 16.3 beta 2 now rolling out to developers, here’s what’s new so far

January 10, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

After a brief hiatus for the holiday season, Apple has once again rebooted the beta testing cycle. Starting this afternoon, iOS 16.3 beta 2 is rolling out to developers alongside iPadOS 16.3 beta 2 and more. Head below for the […]


App Review, Applications

Epic CEO teases Fortnite coming back to iOS as Apple is rumored to allow alternative app stores

January 3, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

It’s been more than two years since the popular game Fortnite was removed from the App Store after Epic Games updated it with a payment system that bypassed Apple’s in-app purchases. However, as Apple is now rumored to allow alternative […]


App Review, Applications

Twitch is recovering from an outage that took down everyone’s stream pages

January 3, 2023

Via: The Verge

Twitch is recovering from its first major outage of 2023. During the incident, the streaming site showed blank pages for accounts or “an error has occurred,” which made it appear to some like a streamer deleted their account. The Twitch […]


iPhone, Products

Top iPhone 14 Pro features to check out and customize

December 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Just get a new iPhone 14 Pro or Pro Max? Read on for a look at some of the best features to test out and customize on your new device including the always-on display, enabling the full 48MP camera, Dynamic […]


iOS, Operating System

Developer uses iOS 16 exploit to change system font without jailbreak

December 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

We recently wrote about the first jailbreak tool available for iOS 16, which lets users read and modify internal system files, opening up a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to customizations. However, a developer managed to use […]


iOS, Operating System

How to create your own iOS 16 lock screen widget from scratch

December 27, 2022

Via: Laptop Mag

Since iOS 16 arrived, lock screen widgets have become essential to the iPhone experience. They come in handy whether you want a quick peek at the weather or instantly jump into your favorite activity. But the catch is that you […]


iPhone, Products

Apple says software update is coming to fix a major issue with the iPhone 14 Pro Max display

December 23, 2022

Via: PhoneArena

Some Reddit subscribers are reporting a bizarre problem that is affecting their iPhone 14 Pro Max units. When they wake their phones, they often see horizontal lines appearing on the display. The number of lines can vary. The good news […]


App Review, Applications

What is Apple Music Sing and How To Use It

December 23, 2022

Via: Pocket Now

Alongside the launch of iOS 16.2, Apple introduced several new features. While Advanced Data Protection for iCloud backups received the most attention, Apple Music Sing is one of those additions that not many asked for but is sure to make […]


App Review, Applications

YouTube testing video queue on Android and iOS; here’s how to enable

December 14, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

“Add to queue” is already available on the YouTube website, and it’s now in testing for the Android and iOS apps. At the moment, “Save to Watch later” or “Save to playlist” is how you can get back to something […]


iOS, Operating System

5 handy iOS 16 features that are available in macOS Ventura

December 13, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

macOS Ventura arrived a month after iOS 16 with many of the headlining features debuting on Mac. From popular iOS apps now available on macOS to upgrades for Messages, Mail, and more, here’s a look at 5 handy iOS 16 […]


News and Press

Apple gives developers wider App Store price flexibility

December 6, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

As we head toward the end of the year, Apple has responded to one of the more frequent requests its App Store developers make in the form of more flexibility when it comes to setting prices. Developers will also gain […]


App Review, Applications

Apollo for Reddit now lets users add posts and comments to custom categories

December 2, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The popular third-party Reddit client for iOS, Apollo, was updated on Friday with a new feature that will make it easier for users to save content they like on the social network. Now everyone can add posts and comments to […]