Over the past decade or so, smartphones have shrunk in size despite adding new features and functionalities. The latest Digitimes report says that Apple could start using smaller components to make room for larger batteries on iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks.
Despite all the improvements that Apple has made to iOS over the years, the OS still lacks an option to lock and hide apps. For a company that focuses so much on privacy and security, this is definitely an odd feature to be missing from iOS. If your iPhone is jailbroken, though, a new jailbreak tweak called Spore will let you hide apps from prying apps.
YouTube is testing a new subscription called YouTube Premium Lite in Europe. Premium Lite subscription would offer an ad-free YouTube experience at 40% less cost, but with some fewer features in comparison to the full-blown Premium subscription.
Developer LillieWeeb has released two YouTube tweaks to enhance the functionality of YouTube and YouTube Music for jailbroken iPhone users. Dubbed YouTube Premium Plus and YouTube Music Premium Plus, the jailbreak tweaks don’t add any features that are already a part of the paid YouTube subscription. Instead, the tweaks offer other useful new features and customization options.
Apple, this weekend, kicked an app called “Unjected” from the App Store. A report from Bloomberg claims that Apple booted the app because the app wasn’t following guidelines around COVID-19 and misinformation.
In the latest edition of the Power On newsletter, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman claims that Apple will just about manage to transition its entire Mac lineup to Apple Silicon within its promised two-year timeline.
While the iOS 14 update was all about major inclusions such as app widgets on the Home screen, App Library menu, etc., iOS 15 puts the focus back on important usability add-ons throughout the OS. Apple hasn’t neglected notifications in iOS 15 as well. In iOS 15, the company has added some of the most user-requested features to improve the notification experience. Read along to learn everything that’s new with iOS 15 notifications.
Apple has had a relatively quiet 2021 so far in terms of product launches. The company has launched the M1 iPad Pro, M1 24-inch iMac, and the second-gen Apple TV 4K with the new Siri Remote. The long-delayed AirTags were also launched in the first half of this year. Believe it or not, though, with five months still left for 2021 to end, Apple has plenty of products in its pipeline due to launch this year.
Apple consistently wows its users with different accessories, but sometimes some of the company’s offerings are pretty underwhelming. The latest MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12 is one of the products in the latter category. The Battery Pack only has a capacity of 1460 mAh and supports up to 15W of wireless charging on the iPhone 12 series, but only under certain scenarios.
According to a new report from IDC, Apple sold over 12.9 million iPads in Q2 2021. The number of iPads Apple sold in Q2 2021 is more than the combined number of tablets Samsung and Amazon sold during the same quarter.