Articles about iOS

FTC Might Block Facebook From Merging Its Messaging Apps
As many of you know, Facebook owns several prominent social media platforms and messaging apps, such as Instagram and WhatsApp. For the most part, they have all managed to stay separate and somewhat independent of each other. However, earlier this year it was reported that Facebook could actually be planning on unifying them.

Apple’s Latest Acquisition Could Improve On Future iPhone Photos
As our smartphones are so slim and tiny, it is obvious that in terms of hardware, it would be hard to match the optics found in bigger, more dedicated cameras. As such, a lot of smartphones are turning to the use of software to help process images to try and bring them closer to what professional cameras can do.

iOS Bug Lets Kids Bypass Parental Controls
If you’re looking to keep an eye on your kids while they use their phones and tablets, as expected of most modern day smartphones, iOS comes with built-in parental controls. These parental controls are designed to help prevent children from overusing their devices, browsing content they’re not supposed to, and so on.

Turn Your iPhone Into An iPod Classic With This App
While Apple’s CEO Tim Cook wants the company to be remembered for its contribution to health care, it’s probably safe to assume that there are many who would remember Apple for their contribution to music, especially with the iPod which kind of led the charge on the digital music front.

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Live Photos Can Now Be Uploaded Onto Twitter As GIFs
One of the features Apple introduced back with the iPhone 6s is Live Photos. In case you’re unfamiliar, this is a feature that captures moments before and after a photo is taken, which adds some animation and context to the photo. However, given that Live Photos is kind of a proprietary feature to Apple, not all platforms support the uploading of it.

Millions Of WhatsApp Users Will Lose Access In 2020
WhatsApp is one of the most used messaging apps in the world today. Given that it is free and can be used as long as there is an internet connection, it’s not surprising that is a very popular choice. However, come 2020, it seems that millions of WhatsApp users could potentially lose access to the app.

Waze Can Now Warn Users Of Unplowed Roads
Waze does an excellent job at letting drivers know which are the best routes to take to avoid the jam, road blocks, accidents, tolls, and so on. However, sometimes during the winter, roads become covered in snow which in turn creates problems as well, but Waze is here to help with a new feature.

iOS 13.3 Update Comes With Full Support For Physical Security Keys
There are many ways to help protect your accounts online, such as using a password manager to help you generate and remember complex and strong passwords. However, having an additional layer of security is never a bad idea and if you like the idea of using physical security keys, then iOS 13.3 is an update worth checking out.

Lightroom For iPad Now Allows For Direct Import
Due to the nature of how iOS has been designed, it isn’t quite as “open” compared to Android where accessing files on an iOS device can be a bit tricky and slightly convoluted. This means that when it comes to using photo editing apps such as Adobe’s Lightroom isn’t as straightforward.

How To Fast-Charge Your iPhone (For Cheap)
If you have an iPhone and would like to speed up the charging process, here’s our guide on how to do it, without breaking the bank.

Apple’s Safari Found To Be Doing A Great Job Of Preventing Tracking
While Safari might not necessarily be the most feature-rich browser, one of the things the company has done right is through a feature known as Intelligent Tracking Prevention, in which it would block cookies on the web from tracking users across multiple websites which in turn prevents advertisers from building a profile about you.

Microsoft Math Is An AI App That Can Solve Complex Math Problems
Calculator apps are a dime a dozen but for the most part, you need to know how to solve the problem first. However, what if you don’t know how to solve a math problem? It seems that Microsoft is here to help as the company has since launched a new app called the Microsoft Math Solver.

Official Craigslist App Launches On The iPhone After 11 Years
When it comes to selling things online, Craigslist is one of those places that users turn to. The platform made its debut way back in 1995, way before devices like smartphones and tablets, but yet despite us living in this day and age, Craigslist has yet to make its official debut on the iPhone, at least until now.

You Might Not Want To Use Apple’s Highlighter Tool To Censor Sensitive Information
One of the features of the iOS image editing tool is the highlighter. This allows users to highlight portions of text, which we imagine was the intended purpose, but we have also seen how some people have used the feature to try and censor sensitive information that they post onto social media.