New iOS widgets released for Google Maps

Google updated its Map app for iOS  Google has launched two iOS home widgets for its Maps app, while others will be coming in future updates, according to a blog post. Google Maps version 5.74 includes two new widgets. The first one is called ‘Know before you go’, allowing users to see a 1×1 square map of their current location with traffic info, store opening times, and more.    The second new Google Maps widget in this release is named ‘Find places nearby’, providing the ability to search[…]

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Snapchat expands location-sharing with MyPlaces

Snapchat for iOS updated with new features  The company has added a new functionality to its iOS app in a form of a new location-sharing feature called MyPlaces. An update has been rolled out to the Snapchat users on iOS, allowing them to explore and save favorite locations within the application. In the MyPlaces tray, users will see three tabs: popular, favorite and visited. Just swipe to the Snap Map and tap on ‘Places’.   Visited tab collects information about the locations you’ve visited, while Favourites allows you to manually mark a[…]

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iPhone 13 to support 25W fast charging?

Apple may offer faster charging in the upcoming iPhones  Sources from China reveals that Apple’s upcoming flagship iPhone 13 series will support 25W charging. The upcoming charging speed won’t be a dramatic increase from the current iPhone 12 series supporting up to 20 W. However, this still would be a significant improvement, something that would make the iPhones in line with Samsung, while most of the Chinese brands already offer such fast charging.   But the possible increase of the charging speeds of the iPhone won’t[…]

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MacBook sales expected to grow in late 2021

Apple preparing a new MacBook Air for 2022  A new report by popular analyst Ming Chi Kuo reveals that Apple will sell up to 45% more MacBooks in the second half of 2021. The company has faced production shortages this year, but the situation is now improving. “Shortage of notebook computers will see improvement in 2H21”, the note says, while the total shipments of MacBook may reach 22 million.   In another report, Kuo says that the MacBook Air will see a hardware refresh in the[…]

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Full changelog for iOS 14.7

Here are all the security fixes in the latest iOS Update Apple has just released details about the security fixes in the iOS 14.7 update for which we earlier reported and described all new features. Here is the changelog for both iOS 14.7 and iPadOS 14.7: ActionKit Available for: iPhone 6s and later, iPad Pro (all models), iPad Air 2 and later, iPad 5th generation and later, iPad mini 4 and later, and iPod touch (7th generation) Impact: A shortcut may be able to bypass[…]

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Former smartphone-maker LG starts selling iPhones

LG starts offering Apple products in 400 stores in South Korea  The South Korean company LG recently quit the phone business, a logical decision after years of struggling to capture a significant market share worldwide and turn profitable. How, a report coming out from Korea says that LG will soon start promoting many Apple products in its stores, among them iPhone, iPad and Watches. At the same time, LG does not consider to offer MacBooks just yet, as the company is still involved in the computer[…]

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iPhone SE 2022: What to expect?

The upgrade of the iPhone SE may come in early 2022  A new version of the budget iPhone SE is rumored to be in the works for quite a while now, but many reputable sources are now confirming the launch date set for the first half of 2022. Apple’s most affordable phone is expected to include a very similar design which is indeed based on the iPhone 8.   According to Nikkei, Cupertino is using a 4.7-inch display, but the new A15 processor, contrary to the[…]

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iOS 14.7 has been released: What’s new?

Apple released iOS 14.7 for everyone  After testing iOS 14.7 for a while in the beta program, Apple is finally ready to unleash the update to the general public. It comes with some new features and enhancement, the last before the iOS 15 launch in a few months. Here is what’s new:  Podcasts  In this update of the Podcasts app, the user can switch between seeing only followed podcasts, or all shows. In the previous releases (14.6 and 14.5), Apple added the ability to subscribe[…]

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iPad Mini may come with A15 CPU and USB-C

Apple working on new iPads   We previously reported about the possible new iPad Mini coming out later this year. Based on the Bloomberg post, we told you how Apple was planning to upgrade the iPad Mini line by introducing slimmer bezels and other hardware changes. Now, 9to5 Mac reveals even more from their own sources.   The first upgrade of iPad Mini since 2019 is coming out with the new A15 processor – the same Apple will use for the new iPhones in 2021. The CPU[…]

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Chrome improved on iOS with new features

Google updates the Chrome browser for iOS  Google has started rolling out an update to its iOS app, both via the App store or its own servers. The server-side update unlocks most of the new capabilities, but as it’s coming out in stages, you may not see them just yet. Meanwhile, you can grab the Store update right now. Here’s what’s been changed:   Chrome 92 for iOS now supports full-page screenshots. It appears as a Tab on the top right after taking a regular screenshot and[…]

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