Articles about IOS

Everything we are expecting from Apple's WWDC starting June 7

25 May 2021

Everything we are expecting from Apple's WWDC starting June 7

Apple has finally sent out invites to the press for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) scheduled for June 7. The Cupertino-based company conducts this event to announce upcoming software changes so developers have ample time to ensure their apps comply with guidelines.

Hidden Apple AirTag developer settings found in Find My app

10 May 2021

Hidden Apple AirTag developer settings found in Find My app

A Reddit user who goes by "cyem" inadvertently discovered a hidden "developer mode" on Apple's Find My app for the iPhone 12. The mode allows the tweaking of multiple user interface parameters.

Here's how Apple is going after Facebook, Google's bottomlines

28 Apr 2021

Here's how Apple is going after Facebook, Google's bottomlines

Apple seems committed to upending Facebook's and Google's ad revenue models. The iPhone maker is thinking several steps ahead and preemptively plugging loopholes that could be exploited by its Big Tech rivals.

Apple releases software updates for iPhone, iPad, macOS, and tvOS

27 Apr 2021

Apple releases software updates for iPhone, iPad, macOS, and tvOS

Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has released software updates for all its major platforms including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and HomePod.

iOS 15 may pack iPad UI improvements, notification delivery upgrades

23 Apr 2021

iOS 15 may pack iPad UI improvements, notification delivery upgrades

Following Apple's Spring Loaded event, it's almost certain that the company will announce its newest iOS 15 and the equivalent iPadOS 15 at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) usually held in June.

Every important upcoming iOS 15 feature you should know about

19 Apr 2021

Every important upcoming iOS 15 feature you should know about

Apple hasn't yet released iOS version 14.5, but with the company's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) likely to be held in June, now is a good time to round up all the important features rumored to be a part of the upcoming iOS 15.

Google is shutting down its Shopping app

12 Apr 2021

Google is shutting down its Shopping app

Google is shutting down its Shopping app for Android and iOS, a company spokesperson confirmed to 9to5Google.

Siri won't default to female voice, two new voices added

04 Apr 2021

Siri won't default to female voice, two new voices added

Apple has added two new voice options to its voice assistant Siri. Users will get to select a Siri voice of their choice when they set up the service instead of having a default voice.

Apple releases iOS and macOS updates patching a WebKit vulnerability

14 Mar 2021

Apple releases iOS and macOS updates patching a WebKit vulnerability

Apple has recently released updates to iOS and macOS. The update fixes a memory corruption issue within WebKit, Safari browser's underlying framework.

iOS 14.5 doesn't have a default music service setting

05 Mar 2021

iOS 14.5 doesn't have a default music service setting

Apple iOS version 14.5 beta testers noticed that Siri would ask you to select a player or streaming service when you instructed it to play music for the first time. This led them to assume Apple would allow users to set a default service for music.

Hacker group unc0ver releases jailbreak utility for iOS 14.3

04 Mar 2021

Hacker group unc0ver releases jailbreak utility for iOS 14.3

iPhone hacker group unc0ver has released the latest version of its iOS jailbreak utility on February 28 that works for almost all iPhones. The tool exploits a vulnerability that Apple has fixed in the iOS 14.4 update.

Netflix mobile will automatically download recommended content for offline viewing

23 Feb 2021

Netflix mobile will automatically download recommended content for offline viewing

On Monday, Netflix announced a new Downloads For You feature for its Android and iOS applications. The streaming giant will automatically download recommended TV shows and movies based on your taste.

Google Chrome beta for iOS allows locking incognito tabs

15 Feb 2021

Google Chrome beta for iOS allows locking incognito tabs

The latest beta version of the Google Chrome browser for iOS reportedly lets users lock incognito tabs using Touch or Face ID.

Apple introduces ads in App Store Search tab. Hypocrisy much?

09 Feb 2021

Apple introduces ads in App Store Search tab. Hypocrisy much?

After pontificating about privacy and the menace of tracking ads, Apple is now deploying advertisements in its App Store app.

Google reportedly developing Android feature mimicking Apple's App Tracking Transparency

05 Feb 2021

Google reportedly developing Android feature mimicking Apple's App Tracking Transparency

Google is reportedly working on an anti-tracking feature for Android. The solution could be similar to the one coming with iOS 14.5, but less strict.

Robinhood reportedly sells GameStop shares without permission from traders

29 Jan 2021

Robinhood reportedly sells GameStop shares without permission from traders

Trading app Robinhood on Thursday prevented investors from buying several stocks in order to facilitate short-selling hedge funds in their battle against the working class investors from the WallStreetBets subreddit.

Plex Arcade enables subscription-based retro game streaming to mobiles, devices

27 Jan 2021

Plex Arcade enables subscription-based retro game streaming to mobiles, devices

Popular media streaming service Plex is foraying into video games. The new Plex Arcade service won't be competing with Stadia, PS Now, or Project xCloud, but will instead focus on the retro gaming scene.

Focos app adds support for Apple ProRAW; sports improved UI

26 Jan 2021

Focos app adds support for Apple ProRAW; sports improved UI

Focos, a popular image editing app on iOS, was recently updated to version 2.4, and the update allows users to edit RAW and Apple ProRAW format images.

Apple iPad mini 6 tipped to feature in-display Touch ID

21 Jan 2021

Apple iPad mini 6 tipped to feature in-display Touch ID

The next-generation iPad mini, likely to be called the iPad mini 6, will undergo a major design change, according to renders and details shared by Italian technology blog Pigtou.

Signal users report encryption errors; Company claims chat security unaffected

18 Jan 2021

Signal users report encryption errors; Company claims chat security unaffected

Signal, the privacy-centric messaging service, spent long hours battling a global outage last weekend. The disruption is reported to have been caused by a high influx of new users.

iPhone 13 tipped to come with a smaller display notch

11 Jan 2021

iPhone 13 tipped to come with a smaller display notch

The next-generation iPhone, likely to be called the iPhone 13, will feature a smaller display notch, according to details revealed by MacOtakara.

Ather improves 450X electric scooter's performance via OTA update

26 Dec 2020

Ather improves 450X electric scooter's performance via OTA update

Ather Energy has started rolling out a new update for the Android and iOS apps of the 450X and 450 Plus electric scooters.

How to use WhatsApp's 'Disappearing Messages' feature on Android, iOS

23 Nov 2020

How to use WhatsApp's 'Disappearing Messages' feature on Android, iOS

Earlier this month, WhatsApp introduced a new 'Disappearing Messages' feature that allows users to send self-deleting messages in individual chats as well as group conversations.

Inbase Urban Lite review: Good entry-level smartwatch, half-baked fitness tracker

15 Nov 2020

Inbase Urban Lite review: Good entry-level smartwatch, half-baked fitness tracker

Having a tiny computer wrapped around your wrist is no longer a costly affair. In fact, for around Rs. 5,000, you can buy a smartwatch that offers a wealth of features, fitness tracking, a stylish and durable design, and compatibility with your iOS and Android-based smartphone.

WhatsApp's payments service is finally here: How to use it

06 Nov 2020

WhatsApp's payments service is finally here: How to use it

WhatsApp has launched its payments service in India after receiving a nod from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).

Here's how to mute a WhatsApp chat forever

23 Oct 2020

Here's how to mute a WhatsApp chat forever

WhatsApp has finally introduced a new feature that lets you mute a chat forever. So, if you are a part of an annoying group on the messaging app, chances are you are going to love this new option.

Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon

11 Oct 2020

Fortnite is not coming back on iOS any time soon

If you were hoping to see Epic Games' Fortnite return to the Apple App Store, be warned that it is not going to happen any time soon.

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

09 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Indian pathology lab exposes patient data, and more

Last night, leading Indian lab testing company Dr. Lal PathLabs was caught exposing confidential patient data through an unprotected storage bucket on Amazon Web Services.

Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

08 Oct 2020

Chrome's latest mobile update gives major boost to password security

Google is releasing a new 'version 86' of Chrome for Android and iOS, adding some much-needed capabilities into the mobile browser and bringing it on par with the desktop-specific release.

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

08 Oct 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.

Now, you can book train tickets on Amazon: Here's how

07 Oct 2020

Now, you can book train tickets on Amazon: Here's how

After buses, flights, and movies, Amazon is expanding into the train ticketing category.

Instagram gets interesting new features on its 10th birthday

06 Oct 2020

Instagram gets interesting new features on its 10th birthday

Instagram, the popular photo-sharing platform under the umbrella of Facebook, has turned 10 years old.

Scott Disick, Brody Jenner promoted racist AI app, slammed

24 Sep 2020

Scott Disick, Brody Jenner promoted racist AI app, slammed

Celebrities Scott Disick, Brody Jenner, and Danielle Cohn are being slammed on the internet for promoting Gradient, an application that packs an outright racist feature.

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

24 Sep 2020

Google Maps will show region-wise COVID-19 data for safe navigation

As COVID-19 cases are surging exponentially, it is more important than ever to be fully aware of the situation prevailing in your local area.

Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo

21 Sep 2020

Google teases Gmail facelift, starting with a new logo

After adding a bunch of new features into Gmail for personal and G Suite accounts, Google appears to be working on a facelift for the service.

Now, you can have 'watch parties' on Facebook Messenger calls

14 Sep 2020

Now, you can have 'watch parties' on Facebook Messenger calls

In a bid to make virtual connections more fun and exciting, Facebook has launched a new 'Watch Together' feature inside its Messenger app.

Apple allows game streaming on iPhones, but there's a catch

13 Sep 2020

Apple allows game streaming on iPhones, but there's a catch

After a series of controversies, Apple has updated its App Store policies to allay some of the concerns of its developer partners.

Google Meet app gets a new look: Details here

12 Sep 2020

Google Meet app gets a new look: Details here

Countries are opening up, but video conferencing continues to be the most suited (and safest) way for one-to-one and one-to-many communication.

#ThereIsHelp: Twitter launches search prompt to prevent suicides, self harm

10 Sep 2020

#ThereIsHelp: Twitter launches search prompt to prevent suicides, self harm

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people around the world die by suicide.

Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here

10 Sep 2020

Huawei phones will start replacing Android next year: Details here

Finally, Huawei appears to be gearing up to take on Google's Android and Apple's iOS in the mobile operating system segment.