Articles about iOS

YouTube.com Removes Picture-In-Picture Support For iPhones Running iOS 14
One of the features of iOS 14 is that the company is finally bringing support for picture-in-picture mode when it comes to videos. Apps, of course, need to be updated to take advantage of the new feature. YouTube was discovered to be testing this out in their app back in August, but they have yet to update their app to support it.

TikTok And WeChat Will Be Banned From US App Stores This Sunday
If you haven’t downloaded TikTok or WeChat yet, you might want to do so quickly. This is because according to an announcement by the US Department of Commerce, both TikTok and WeChat will be banned and removed from app stores in the US starting this Sunday, and will also see the ban of US companies hosting these services.

iOS 14’s Privacy Features Are Breaking Some Enterprise And School Setups
When Apple announced iOS 14, they announced a bunch of privacy changes to the platform that would better protect users against things like tracking. One of those changes included how iOS devices would use a random MAC address when connecting to WiFi networks, with the idea being that it would prevent retailers from using MAC addresses to track customers.

Annoying Bug Renders One Of iOS 14’s Most Useful Features Useless
For years, Android allowed users to set default apps when it comes to browser or email clients, but it was only with iOS 14 that Apple finally introduced a similar feature to its platform. With iOS 14 having been released, we’re sure that many users are excited to try out the new feature, but there might be some bad news.

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iOS 14.2 Brings Shazam To Control Center
When it comes to identifying songs you hear in public or on the radio, Shazam is one of those apps. However, to launch Shazam would need to look for the app, launch it, or you can also launch Siri and use Shazam through it. However, Apple is hoping to make the process a little faster.

iOS 14 Is Now Available For Download
Heads up iPhone and iPad users, if you have been looking forward to checking out the latest iOS and iPadOS update, you’ll be pleased to learn that Apple has since officially released iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 where both the software updates for Apple’s smartphones and tablets are now available for download.

How To Cancel Your Spotify Premium Subscription
If Spotify does not meet your needs in terms of music streaming and you’re after something a little different, you’ll need to cancel your subscription first, but how do you do that? Read on to find out.

Microsoft Isn’t Thrilled By Apple’s New App Store Changes
Apple recently announced some changes that they would be making to the App Store. These changes would basically allow game streaming services onto its platform, which sounds like a good thing, but there is a catch that would make it infinitely more difficult for developers to do so.

Apple Will Finally Allow Game Streaming Services To Run On iOS...With A Catch
A couple of years ago, Valve attempted to launch its Steam Link app on the iPhone, but it was rejected. For those who are unfamiliar, Steam Link was basically a game streaming app that allowed gamers to stream Steam games from their accounts to their mobile devices. Apple cited App Store guideline violations as a reason why they rejected the app.

Epic Gamers Can Still ‘Sign In With Apple’...For Now
Yesterday it appeared that Apple was planning to terminate the ability for Epic gamers to “Sign in with Apple”. This would have come into effect on the 11th of September, but it looks like Apple might have had a change of heart because the company has since delayed the termination of the feature.

‘Sign In With Apple’ No Longer Available For Epic Games Account
It seems that the legal battle between Apple and Epic just got a little more petty because according to a tweet by Epic, it seems that Apple has removed the ability for users to “Sign In With Apple” to their Epic Games accounts. This means that after the 11th of September, gamers will need to update their account email address and password to ensure that they won’t lose access to […]

Apple Is Now Suing Epic For Monetary Damages Over Fortnite
The legal battle between Apple and Epic is starting to grow a bit out of hand. Epic has recently filed a motion that could force Apple to allow Fortnite back into the App Store, and now according to a report from Reuters, it looks like Apple has turned the tables and is now countersuing Epic.

Epic Is Demanding Fortnite To Be Allowed Back Into Apple’s App Store
A couple of weeks ago, after a judge granted Apple a temporary relief and stated that they did not have to allow Fortnite back into the App Store, it appears that Epic isn’t too thrilled by that decision and have since filed a preliminary injunction in which they are seeking that the courts force Apple to allow Fortnite back into the App Store and to restore its developer account.

Russia Wants To Limit Apple’s App Store Cut To 20%
There’s no denying that by providing developers a platform to sell and distribute their apps, that companies like Apple and Google deserve to maybe get a cut from their sales. However, there is the question of how much of a cut should they receive? Right now, the industry standard appears to be 30%, but it seems that some developers are feeling that it’s too much.