Articles about iOS

Safari Flaw Would Have Allowed Hackers To Hijack iOS And macOS Device’s Webcam And Microphone
One of the concerns that many of us have with devices with built-in cameras and microphones, it would be whether or not these hardware features could be used to spy on us. This is why some people choose to tape over their microphones and cameras on their computers to prevent this from happening.

iOS 14 Could Introduce More Robust Password Management Features
Apple’s iOS platform comes with a password manager. Known as the iCloud Keychain, basically this helps users remember their passwords for websites and apps that require a login. However, it is rather basic at best, where if you wanted more advanced features, you might need to resort to using a third-party password manager.

iOS 14 Could Introduce Smarter Wallpapers And Home Screen Widgets
If there is one feature that many iOS users wish they had it would be widgets. Apple kind of introduced widgets in earlier iOS builds, but it required users to swipe to another screen to access them, which made them a bit harder to use. We imagine that there are probably instances in which some users probably did not even know about them.

Apple References AirTags In A New Support Video
For a while now, we have been hearing rumors that Apple could be working on a new accessory that will be a competitor to Tile known as the AirTags. Whether or not that is true still remains to be seen, but there have been enough evidence that lends credibility to those claims, with the latest piece of evidence coming from Apple themselves.

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Latest iOS Update Has Broken FaceTime For Older iPhones And iPads
Given that a lot of us are now being forced to work and study from home away from our friends and even family, it means that communication tools like video conferencing apps are more important than ever as a means to keep in touch with our loved ones. If you have been largely relying on FaceTime, you might want to skip the latest iOS update.

You Can Now Rent Amazon Prime Videos Directly Through The iPhone App
One of the criticisms faced by Apple with its App Store is the cut that Apple takes from in-app purchases, which is 30%. While some developers do not have a choice, others have opted for alternative measures, such as by removing in-app purchases and getting customers to make the purchase directly from their websites instead.

Apple To Kill ‘Dark Sky’ Weather App After Acquiring It
Apple’s weather app for iOS does a pretty decent job at doing what it’s supposed to do, which is to provide weather information as well as predictions for the week. It’s not a fancy app but if you just want to check the current temperature and weather for the rest of the day and week, it gets the job done.

AR/VR Controller Photo Discovered In iOS 14
It is no secret that Apple is interested in augmented reality technology. Apple’s latest iPad Pro actually comes with a built-in LiDAR scanner to help improve on the AR experience. We have also heard rumors that a similar feature could be arriving for 2020’s iPhones, and that Apple is working on an AR headset could be arriving in 2022.

iOS 13.4 Bug Is Breaking VPN Data Encryption Features
One of the main purposes of using VPNs is to protect your identity and also keeping your data encrypted. However, it seems that due to a bug in iOS 13.4, it looks like the latest update is breaking data encryption for VPNs, essentially rendering them (kind of) useless and defeating the whole point of using them.

Zoom’s iOS App Found To Be Sending Data To Facebook
If you don’t have a Facebook account and think that you’re safe from Facebook keeping information on you, think again, especially if you use Zoom’s iOS app. This is because according to a report from Motherboard, they have discovered that the iOS version of Zoom is sending data to Facebook, even if the user does not own a Facebook account to begin with.

How To Clear Facebook History
Trying to keep your Facebook activities as private as possible? Want to learn how to clear your Facebook history? If you do, then be sure to check out our guide as we show you tips and tricks and how to clear your Facebook history.

Latest Safari Update Will Fully Block Third-Party Cookies By Default
Cookies are useful for the internet because it helps websites know who we are, if we’ve already logged in, and so on. Unfortunately, over the years, cookies have gained a bad reputation for being used for tracking users across websites, meaning that over time, websites and companies will learn more about you and your activities, and can thus create extremely targeted ads.

How To Free Up Storage On iPhone Or iPad
If you find yourself running low on storage space on your iPhone or iPad, here are some ways that you can go about freeing up that precious storage space.

BMW Could Be The First To Support iOS ‘CarKey’ Feature
According to a report from last month, it was discovered within the code of iOS that Apple seems to be toying with the idea of allowing users to use their iPhones as car keys to unlock their car doors. This isn’t that much of a stretch, especially given that modern cars these days sometimes use key fobs instead of regular keys.