Apple has released the fourth developer beta of iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 for compatible iPhones and iPads, respectively, after two weeks of silence. The company has also released the fourth developer beta of tvOS 13.3 and watchOS 6.1.1 software updates. If you are not a registered developer, you won’t be able to install it on your device.
Messaging apps are getting more versatile with each passing day. Facebook Messenger has always been the more feature-rich IM platform, offering bots, stickers, AR filters, shopping, payments, and whatnot. Now, the company’s other IM service, WhatsApp, seems to be catching up. It has collaborated with Any.do to let users create reminders and tasks via the messaging platform.
Apple has started buying aluminum made using a revolutionary, carbon emissions-free process from Elysis. Elysis is a joint venture between two of the world’s biggest aluminum suppliers. The consumer tech giant had announced its plans to use carbon-free aluminum last year in some of its future products.
Three developers have seemingly managed to reverse engineer Apple’s AirPlay 2 protocol paving the way for iPhones and iPads to stream music to almost any wireless speaker which is connected to a Raspberry Pi.
With macOS Catalina, Apple has brought the Activation Lock feature from iPhones to Macs featuring a T2 chip. Activation Lock is primarily an anti-theft feature that requires one to sign in to the device with their Apple ID after formatting it. If not, the device will keep asking for your Apple ID and would be rendered unusable.
The hugely popular online music streaming service, Spotify, had introduced the ‘Sleep Timer’ feature in its Android app back in May. And today, the feature is set to make its way to Spotify’s iOS app.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the legislation which requires all smartphones, TVs, and other electronic gadgets sold in Russia to come pre-installed with Russian software. The law will go into force on July 1, 2020. The law has been heavily criticized by tech companies and retailers who say that it has been drafted and passed without their consultation.
Drug Kingpin Pablo Escobar’s Brother Is Preparing To Sue Apple For Allegedly Selling Overpriced Phones
Infamous drug kingpin Pablo Escobar’s elder brother Roberto Escobar wants to sue Apple because he thinks that the company sells overpriced phones and shares all the customer data with government and law enforcement agencies. Roberto is not only preparing a class-action lawsuit against the tech giant but also planning to launch his own affordable foldable screen smartphone.
Apple today published its list of the best apps and games of 2019. This time around, the company has crowned the best apps and games across a number of platforms including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac. There is also a new Apple Arcade category as well.