iOS 14.6 Beta 1 available for developers with new features

You can now easily exit the beta program  Coming to developers as an OTA update, iOS 14.6 offers some new software features for testing in beta phase 1. A new note in Settings -> General -> Software update will inform you when a new release is available for download.   Apple is also making easier for you to switch between beta and official releases via the developer profile. Prior iOS 14.6, you would need to remove your beta profile and exit the beta program to get[…]

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iOS 15 to improve the multitasking performance on iPad

Apple is adding special features to iOS 15 for iPad tablets  Hidden from public eyes in Cupertino, Apple is currently working on polishing the user experience, but also on overhauling the operating system in some areas, and making it more suitable for multitasking on iPad. According to Bloomberg, iOS 15 will finally pick-up some new ‘Pro’ features to catch up with the hardware. The gap is especially wide when talking about the iPad Pro line – so heavily promoted with its productivity.   iPad Pro with[…]

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Purple iPhone 12 lineup goes on sale this month

Apple announced new color variants of iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Mini  In addition to the new products announced at the Spring Loaded event yesterday, Apple presented a new color for the iPhone 12 line. Purple versions of the non-Pro iPhone 12 will be available for pre-orders on April 23, with first units shipping a week later. Carriers and retailers should be opening sales too in the coming weeks.   The company also presented some new accessories, suitable for the purple iPhone 12 line – new MagSafe and silicone cases.   As expected, there is[…]

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New iPad Pro 2021, iMac and other products announced

Apple announces new products at its ‘Spring Loaded’ event  The company has just unveiled via an online event many new products and accessories, most importantly the new iPad Pro tablet and iMac. Read more details below.  iPad Pro 2021  The new line-up includes an 11-inch and a 12.9-inch model, both powered by the 8-core CPU and GPU M1 chip. They have a Thunderbold connector over USB-C, and up to 2TB of storage. Users may select up to 16GB of RAM, and choose between 5G and Wi-Fi version. Apple[…]

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Significant camera improvements tipped for iPhone 2022

Apple may offer a 48MP camera with iPhone 14  A major hardware redesign of the camera may come with the iPhones next year, according to a research note by MC Kuo. According to the notable Apple insider, the company is planning a significant boost of the camera capabilities of the smartphones in 2022. They may have a massive 48 MP camera configuration around a capable 1/1.3 CMOS sensor.   The report claims that iPhone 2022 will offer two outputs at the same time – 48-megapixel and[…]

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More than one iPhone may have a 120Hz display

Apple could use an LTPO display for two iPhone 13 models  A rumour from the tech industry has been circulating the internet for a while, claiming that Apple will use a display with a variable refresh rate for the iPhone 13 line up. According to a tweet from Ross Young, Cupertino is currently testing the LTPO technology, which offers a variable refresh rate depending on the power usage.   For example, the display will automatically switch to a lower rate when the user is viewing photos,[…]

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WhatsApp update for iOS adds new features

The messaging app has been updated with new features  Facebook has released a major update for its WhatsApp on iOS. The new version, 2.21.71, is now available to download in the AppStore, introducing some new features and changes to others. Read more details below.  Disappearing Messages  WhatsApp for iOS now shows larger previews of videos and images in a chat window. Prior version 2.21.71, you would see a small square in the chat. Now, the preview is much larger.   Disappearing messages have become quite popular around the[…]

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Important tips to improve the battery life on iPhone 12

While Apple is constantly trying to improve the performance of the new iPhone models, the battery life remains a problem for many users. For example, the current 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro should offer up to 17h of multimedia playback from its relatively small 2815 mAh battery. The bigger model, the iPhone Pro Max has a 3687 mAh battery inside, which promises up to 20h. However, these numbers are only theoretical, and we all know that the real life is different. Here are some useful tips on how to improve the[…]

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Spring Loaded event on April 20 to unveil new Apple devices

Apple has just announced its first spring event that will take place in April 20. Of course, the company, just like the last year, will hold an online event as the Covid19 pandemic keeps restricting businesses from their normal functioning. Apple is expected to show off new iPads and other new devices at the event called “Spring Loaded”.   What to expect?   A rumor that Apple was planning an event in April was circulating the internet for several days now, but an official confirmation got from[…]

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Apple working on new smart home products

At least two new smart home products are currently under development in Cupertino, according to Bloomberg. Apple is apparently exploring new possibilities in this market, like upgraded versions of Apple TV and HomePod.   Apple TV will introduce new experiences at home, including the ability to make video calls thanks to a built-in camera. The company aims to create the ultimate smart device for the home, combining features from other products. The next version of Apple TV will be a device capable of playing music and connected[…]

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