Articles about iOS

Some iPhone 11 Users Are Seeing Increased Battery Health After Battery Recalibration
It was recently discovered that Apple will be including a new battery recalibration tool in iOS 14.5 that will adjust and recalibrate the iPhone’s battery health like maximum capacity and peak performance capability. Now according to various users who are taking part in the iOS 14.5 beta, they are seeing positive results.

Developer Discovers iOS Gambling App Disguised As A Game For Kids
One of the reasons Apple has insisted on maintaining its walled garden approach to iOS apps is that they have a greater degree of control over what apps make it in. This is meant to cut back on malicious or scam apps as each app is reviewed before it is allowed to be listed on the iOS App Store.

Discord Blocks iOS Users From Accessing NSFW Servers
Discord has evolved from being merely an app that gamers use to chat with each other to a platform where people can come together and talk and discuss various topics. Given the variety of topics, obviously some Discord servers have been marked as NSFW, which is fine, but there is some bad news for iOS users.

Apple Reveals That They Killed Plans To Bring iMessage To Android
Back in the day, one of the reasons why BlackBerry was as popular as it was was because of its messenger service, BBM. Back then, all the “cool kids” had BBM and the only way to get BBM was to buy a BlackBerry phone. Now, Apple has tried to replicate this with its iMessage platform, but it seems that at one point in time, they almost brought the feature onto […]

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This Scam iOS App Is Earning $1 Million A Month
Apple has long argued that its walled garden approach with regards to its iOS App Store has been designed to provide users with the best and safest possible experience. We can certainly see the merits in such an argument, but at the same time, it has been pointed out that this isn’t always the case.

Spotify Rolls Out Hands-Free Digital Assistant For iOS And Android
A few years ago, it was discovered that Spotify was working on their own digital assistant similar to the likes of Siri and Google Assistant. Now it looks like that digital assistant got a bit smarter thanks to Spotify introducing a hands-free feature that lets users activate the assistant using a wake word.

iOS 15 Could Introduce Support For Dual Biometric Authentication
One of the popular rumors surrounding the iPhone 13 is that it could see Apple bring back Touch ID to its higher-end iPhones. While other companies have introduced in-display fingerprint sensors to their phones, Apple has instead opted to more or less do away with fingerprint sensors in favor of facial recognition.

Over 90% Of iPhones And iPads Are Running iOS 14
iOS 14 was released over seven months ago in 2020, and it seems that adoption of the latest major build of iOS is going pretty well because according to the data collected by Mixpanel, they have found that iOS 14’s adoption is over 90%. What this means is that over 90% of eligible iPhones and iPads have been updated to the latest version of iOS.

WhatsApp Testing Allowing iOS Users To Migrate Chat History To Android
If you use an iOS device but want to migrate to Android, it’s not that hard to transfer photos and contacts, but when it comes to migrating WhatsApp chat history, that’s when it gets a bit tricky. However, the good news is that WhatsApp is finally about to do something about it, according to a recent discovery by the folks at WABetaInfo.

Apple Is Now Rejecting Apps That Use Third-Party SDKs To Collect User Data Without Consent
It seems that Apple is pretty serious about maintaining and protecting the privacy of its users. Not too long ago, Apple introduced a new requirement that asked that developers list out what kind of data their apps collect on users, thus giving users more transparency and to help them make more informed decisions.

How To Reset Network Settings On iPhone
Having issues with your WiFi or cellular connection on your iPhone? Then perhaps you might want to consider resetting your network settings to see if that helps.

iOS 14.5 Update Will Introduce A Battery Recalibration Tool
From time to time, our devices stop functioning the way they’re supposed to. Sometimes, a reset does the job, but sometimes it might need a little more help. This is something that Apple is looking into for the iPhone’s battery because in the iOS 14.5 update, Apple will introduce a new battery recalibration tool.

Study Finds Android Shares More Data With Google Than iOS Does With Apple
There is a popular saying which says that if you aren’t paying for the product, then there is a good chance you are the product. This is kind of true with companies like Google or Facebook where their services are mostly free, but in exchange your data is collected and sold to advertisers who create personalized and targeted ads.

League Of Legends: Wild Rift Beta Now Available In North America
A couple of years ago, the folks at Riot announced that they would be bringing its League of Legends game onto mobile devices in the form of League of Legends: Wild Rift. The game hasn’t been fully released yet, but for those who are interested in possibly taking part in the beta, you’re in luck.

Apple Approved Bitcoin Scam App Robs Man Of $600,000
While many developers have complained about Apple’s strict and sometimes draconian review process of apps for the App Store, there is a good reason behind that as Apple wants to ensure that no malicious apps or malware disguised as apps make their way into the App Store ecosystem.

iOS 14.4.2 Will Fix A Dangerous Safari Exploit
If you own an iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch, then you might want to update your devices ASAP. This is because Apple has released iOS 14.4.2 which comes with a fix for an exploit in Safari that could allow for hackers to potentially manipulate websites through cross site scripting when viewed through Safari on your mobile devices.

Final Fantasy VIII Remastered Now Available On iOS And Android
Gamers might have been a little bit bummed to hear that Square Enix has decided to cancel the mobile reboot of Final Fantasy XI. However, there is some good news. No, the game isn’t being uncancelled, but if you want to play a Final Fantasy game on your smartphone, you might be interested in checking out the remastered version of Final Fantasy VIII.

Scam Apps Have Made $400 Million From The App Store And Google Play
As much as Apple and Google tout the protections that they offer in their respective app stores, at the end of the day, humans still do the manual review of apps which means that every now and then, certain apps that shouldn’t have made the cut slip through the cracks, such as scam apps and malware disguised as apps.

Rocket League Will Be Coming To Mobile Devices
If you love playing Rocket League and thought that it might be a game that would be awesome to play on mobile, you’re in luck. The folks over at Psyonix have since announced Rocket League Sideswipe. This is a mobile version of Rocket League that has been designed from ground up and is optimized for mobile gameplay.

Final Fantasy XI Mobile Reboot Has Been Cancelled
A few years ago, it was reported that Square Enix was looking to reboot Final Fantasy XI for mobile. Given how popular the Final Fantasy franchise is, there is no doubt that many gamers were excited at the prospect of being able to play the game on their mobile phones. Unfortunately, that dream has come to an end.