iOS 14.5 Will Finally Enable 5G Dual SIM Support On The iPhone
Similar to some of Apple’s more recent iPhones, the iPhone 12 lineup comes with dual SIM support. However, early on it was discovered that dual SIM support did not extend to 5G. This meant that if you wanted to use 5G, users would have to disable one of the SIM card slots, which was kind of annoying and limiting.
Apple Could Be Interested In Helping You Manage Your Finances
Apple has long been interested in the physical and mental health of its users and have included various features to support that, like with devices such as the Apple Watch that come with built-in health sensors. However, it seems that Apple wants to extend their support to not just your physical and mental health, but financial health as well.
iOS 14.5 Will Let iPhone Users Unlock Their Devices With The Apple Watch
We expect that for the foreseeable future, we will all still be wearing masks in public. This in turn makes features like Face ID a bit annoying to use. Apple has made some changes where if it detects a mask, users will be prompted to enter their PIN instead, but it’s still quite a hassle for a feature that’s meant to be hassle-free.
Facebook Wants To Sue Apple Over iOS 14’s Privacy Features
As some of you might be aware, Apple is expected to introduce a new feature in a future update of iOS 14 that will allow users to opt out of tracking in apps. This means that users will be prompted and given a choice as to whether or not they want to allow apps to track them across other apps and websites.
Apple Will Warn iPhone Users If Non-Genuine Camera Parts Are Installed
There is usually peace of mind when it comes to choosing first-party repairs. This is because it’s pretty much a guarantee that the parts used are genuine and are compatible, but at the same time, it’s easy to see why some might choose the third-party route because it is usually a lot cheaper.
iOS 14.4 Update Is Live, Will Patch Three Major Security Flaws
When it comes to software updates, some people choose the “wait and see” approach by waiting for other people to update and report any bugs or issues before they update their devices themselves. It is understandable as some updates have been known to cause issues from time to time.
iOS 14.4 Will Warn Users If Their iPhone Uses Non-Genuine Camera Parts
One of the reasons why official repairs can be so expensive is because the parts they use are genuine. This means that when you repair a device like an iPhone, you’re guaranteed that the part they used will be the same that is used across other iPhones. This is versus unofficial third-party repairs who might replace parts with cheaper alternatives.
How To Use Widgets To Customize Your Home Screen On iOS 14
While widgets in iOS aren’t new, Apple certainly stepped up their game with iOS 14 where widgets can now be used on your home screen. If you’re trying to set it up, here’s what you need to do.
How To Customize iOS App Icons
Don’t like the way your home screen on iOS looks? Now that iOS 14 is allowing for a greater degree of customization thanks to widgets, users are now transforming their home screens into something truly unique by changing their app icons. If this sounds like fun, then read on to find out what you need to do.
81% Of iPhones From The Last Four Years Are Running On iOS 14
One of the advantages that iOS has over Android is timely and extended software updates and support. Android devices are typically kept updated for around 2 years, after which users are pretty much on their own. This perk of iOS can clearly be seen in Apple’s latest iOS adoption figures where the company claims that 81% of iPhones from the past four years are now running on iOS 14.
This Is How Much Information Facebook Is Collecting On You
It is no secret that Facebook collects a lot of information about us, but exactly how much information are they collecting? Apple has recently introduced a new requirement for apps on its App Store, where they now have to include privacy labels to show what kind of permissions and data an app collects from users.
iOS 14.3 Released With ProRAW Support
One of the reasons why some professional photographers love capturing images in the RAW format is because it gives them more flexibility when it comes to making edits. This is versus other formats like JPEG which might have already been processed and compressed, thus already applying certain effects that you might not want.
Mozilla Praises iOS 14’s Privacy Features
Over the years, Apple has made changes to its operating system to help improve on the privacy of its system to better protect its users, or at least that’s what the company claims. Sure, it sounds like a lot of marketing, but it seems that Apple’s efforts are now being validated by outsiders, such as Mozilla.
Messages Notifications Are Disappearing In iOS 14
Despite iOS 14 having been released a while ago, it appears that people are still finding bugs in the software. According to various reports, this new bug comes in the form of Messages notifications that aren’t appearing and are actually disappearing. This means that as far as users are concerned, they could end up missing out on their messages.
iOS 14.2 Supports 1080p FaceTime Video Calls On iPhone 8 And Newer
While the front-facing cameras of the iPhone has a high resolution sensor, for some reason, FaceTime calls did not take full advantage of it and instead capped the quality to 720p. However, if you were hoping for higher resolution video calls, you might want to update to iOS 14.2.
iOS 14.3 Greatly Improves On Siri Shortcuts
One of the changes that Apple introduced in iOS 14 was the ability to add widgets to the home screen. This in turn fueled the desire of iOS users to customize their home screens even further by using Siri Shortcuts to create custom app icons to help match the aesthetics of their iPhones, although there was a bit of a downside.
New Data Suggests That Apple Was Right To Introduce Deeper Customization In iOS 14
One of the massive changes that Apple introduced in iOS 14 was the ability to add widgets to the home screen. While previous versions of iOS allowed users to add widgets, it was to a page to the left of the home screen. The extra step to swipe over basically meant that in some cases, it would have just been faster to launch the app itself.
iOS 14.2.1 Update Will Address iPhone 12 Mini Touchscreen Issues
One of the issues that iPhone 12 mini users have been reporting is that when their devices are paired with a case and/or a screen protector, the touchscreen display started to become unresponsive, or was intermittent in terms of its responsiveness. This seemed like an odd problem to have, but thankfully it appears to be a software issue.
iPhone 12 Users Running Into Missing SMS And Message Notification Errors
If you just bought the brand new iPhone 12 and you rely heavily on SMS or iMessage to communicate with others, then you might want to take note of a potential issue. According to multiple user reports, it seems that quite a number of iPhone 12 owners are experiencing missing SMS or message notifications.