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Next-Gen H.266 Codec Will Offer Improved Video Compression, Reduced Data Requirement on iOS

Next-Gen H.266 Codec Will Offer Improved Video Compression, Reduced Data Requirement on iOS

Today Fraunhofer HHI has announced the successor to H.265 HEVC codec. The latest Versatile Video Coding is named H.266 and is expected to increase video capture quality on iOS while greatly reducing the data requirement.

Amazon Is Offering Huge Discounts on AirPods Pro, 13-Inch MacBook Pro

Amazon Is Offering Huge Discounts on AirPods Pro, 13-Inch MacBook Pro

 

Amazon and others were offering some great deals on Apple Products this 4th of July. Don’t worry if you missed the deals. Amazon is now offering huge discounts on AirPods Pro and 13-inch MacBook Pro while B&H on the 16-inch MacBook Pro. Thats not all, we have also discovered great deals on Apple accessories.

5.4-inch iPhone 12 Dummy Unit Compared to iPhone 7 and Original iPhone SE

5.4-inch iPhone 12 Dummy Unit Compared to iPhone 7 and Original iPhone SE

Dummy units of the iPhone 12 series have been showcased in photos and videos quite a number of times over the last couple of weeks. This time around, a 5.4-inch iPhone 12 dummy unit has been compared in size to the iPhone SE and the iPhone 7.

LinkedIn iOS App Found Reading Clipboard Content After Ever Keystroke, Company Says Its a Bug

LinkedIn iOS App Found Reading Clipboard Content After Ever Keystroke, Company Says Its a Bug

A small change from Apple in iOS 14 has in many ways opened the pandora’s box and revealed the shady tactics employed by many apps of silently reading clipboard data in the background. A number of popular apps including TikTok were caught constantly reading clipboard data and with Apple’s name and shame approach in iOS 14, they were forced to acknowledge and fix the issue. Now, the LinkedIn iOS app has also been found reading and copying content from the clipboard on iPhones and iPads in iOS 14.

Video: iPhone 6s on iOS 14 Beta Runs Surprisingly Smooth

Video: iPhone 6s on iOS 14 Beta Runs Surprisingly Smooth

We were startled that iPhone 6s, a device that debuted five years ago supported the latest iOS 14. Brandon Butch, a YouTuber has now released a video that shows how iPhone 6s handles iOS 14 beta.

Apple Criticised by EU Advertising Association for User Tracking Changes in iOS 14

Apple Criticised by EU Advertising Association for User Tracking Changes in iOS 14

Apple has been criticized by a group of European digital advertising associations for the changes it has made in iOS 14 which will make it harder for advertisers to show personalized ads to users and track them across websites and apps. The changes in iOS 14 require apps to show a pop-up and explicitly get their permission to track them across apps and websites. The association is backed by sixteen marketing companies including Facebook, Google, and more.

Leak: iPhone 12 Will Feature High-End 8-Element Camera Lens

Leak: iPhone 12 Will Feature High-End 8-Element Camera Lens

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims in his latest investors note that the Cupertino company will be using a “high-end” lens setup for the rear camera of the iPhone 12 lineup. The company will be sourcing the 8-element camera lens from its supply-chain partner Largan in mid-July for this.

BMW Connected App Gains Apple Car Key Support

BMW Connected App Gains Apple Car Key Support

Rumors about Apple’s CarKey feature was doing rounds way before it was announced at the WWDC. As we saw in Keynote, BMW is the first car manufacturer to support Car Key. Now BMW has added support for the Car Key feature via the BMW Connected app.

Apple Users Spent Nearly Twice as Much on Apps as Android Users during Lockdown

Apple Users Spent Nearly Twice as Much on Apps as Android Users during Lockdown

It is no secret that Apple generates a decent revenue from the App Store. A report by Sensor Tower tells us that Apple has generated a revenue of $32.8 billion globally from the App Store. Interestingly, the App Store revenue is nearly double as that earned by the Play Store during the first half of 2020.

This Redditor’s Apple Watch Band Collection Is Enviable

This Redditor’s Apple Watch Band Collection Is Enviable

Apple Watch owners often end up buying different bands to stand out of the crowd and use a different one for each occasion. A Redditor has posted his Apple Watch Band collection and it is sure to make you feel envious! The images show hundreds of Apple Watch Bands neatly arranged and labeled.