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What to Expect from Apple’s October 18 Event: MacBook Pro, M1X Chip, AirPods 3, & More

The first Apple fall hardware event saw the launch of the much-anticipated iPhone 13 lineup with a 120Hz ProMotion display and upgraded cameras. The Cupertino giant even surprised us with the unveiling of the revamped iPad mini 6. However, Apple is not done with hardware launches yet and recently announced a second fall hardware event. […]
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Apple Claims iOS Is More Secure than Android, Yet Again!

When it comes to the debate between Android and iOS, the former beat the latter in terms of openness, third-party marketplace support, and sideloading of apps through unofficial sources. While Google provides an open platform to users as well as developers to install (and serve) apps from any digital marketplace or source, Apple has kept […]
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Mac Users Are Not Happy with Safari 15’s New Tab Design

Apple released Safari 15 last month for Macs running macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina ahead of macOS Monetery’s public launch. While the latest update of Safari brings new features, including tab groups, start page sync, automatic HTTPS upgrade, one change that has drawn the most criticism is the browser’s redesigned tabs. Safari 15 Controversial […]
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Subway Surfers, Three Other Games Track iOS Users Even with App Tracking Turned Off: Report

Last year, when Apple announced its App Tracking Transparency framework for third-party apps, several companies opposed the feature saying it will cause a significant impact to advertisers. Many social apps like Instagram and Facebook even forced users to enable tracking on iOS following the release. Now, a recent report suggests that some games are continuing […]
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Apple’s latest parental control feature will block children from sending or receiving sensitive images

Apple is using its on-device neural engine for more than recognising your voice. The company has revealed that, as part of its parental control features, iPhones will soon scan messages being sent or received to detect nudity, and block and blur such images. Children would still have the option of viewing the images, but when […]
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First real pictures of Apple MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12 reveals thicker-than-expected profile

A week ago Apple’s new MagSafe Battery Pack went on sale, and now the first devices are reaching consumers earlier than expected. Pictures posted by  Steven Russell reveal that Apple has been rather creative when taking their marketing pictures of the device, with the pictures hiding the real girth of the battery pack. Russel has […]
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Apple iOS 15 public beta now available for download

Early this month, Apple announced the iOS 15 at WWDC 2021. The iOS 15 update comes with several new features including the much-improved FaceTime app, Live text, improved Notifications experience, advanced Spotlight search and more. Apple today released the first public beta of iOS 15 for iPhones. You can join the beta program here. You […]
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Hackaday Links: June 27, 2021

When asked why he robbed banks, career criminal Willie Sutton is reported to have said, “Because that’s where the money is.” It turns out that a reporter made up the quote, but it’s a truism that offers by extension insight into why ATMs and point-of-sale terminals are such a fat target for criminals today. There’s […]
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Apple announces a revolutionary new accessibility feature for Apple Watch

Along with several new features for people with mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive disabilities, Apple today announced a revolutionary new accessibility feature for Apple Watch called AssistiveTouch. AssistiveTouch for watchOS will allow users with upper body limb differences to use Apple Watch without ever having to touch the display or controls. This feature uses built-in […]
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