Contrary to rumors, the macOS Monterey update has turned out to be a relatively big one that brings some noticeable usability improvements. However, unlike iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, Apple has dropped support for selected older Macs with macOS Monterey. That’s not it though, some of the new macOS Monterey features will only be available on Apple’s latest M1-based Macs.
The iPhone 13 lineup has crossed the Eurasian Economic Commission ahead of its launch in September this year.
In a major boost for Apple’s electric car ambitions, the company has hired former BMW senior executive and self-driving vehicle startup founder Ulrich Kranz.
Every year, Apple announces Design Award winners highlighting apps that have an exceptional design. Since there was no physical WWDC event this time around too, Apple announced 2021 Design Award winners via a press release today. The company has highlighted twelve apps and games for their outstanding and creative design.
You can now try iOS 4 on your shiny new iPhone 12 thanks to a new app. Zane, an 18-year-old developer from the United States has developed an app called OldOS that mimics the behaviors of iOS 4. The app provides a fairly close experience to the official iOS 4 operating system, with things such as wallpapers and apps very close to official look.
Apple announced iOS 15 earlier this week with a bunch load of features. Ever wondered what goes behind developing these features at Apple? Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, did a few interviews with YouTubers talking about the new features in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey.
Requesting a refund for an in-app purchase on Apple Store involved raising a ticket using Report a Problem page on Apple’s website. Starting with iOS 15, users will be able to request refunds for in-app purchases on the app directly.
Facebook has added three new themes to Facebook Messenger. The new themes are aimed at boosting your Messenger experience. Apart from themes, Messenger gets a quick reply bar that helps you engage with content from family and friends. In addition, paying your friends is now easier with new QR codes and payment links. In other words, you can send or receive money from anyone, even if you are not friends on Facebook.
According to the Apple Developer website, the company is planning to start a Developer Beta Program for AirPods Pro firmware. This beta program will allow developers to test features and fixes before a firmware update is shipped to the public.
Apple did not claim any performance or battery life improvements with iOS 15. After the entire iOS 11 fiasco, Apple has ensured that major new iOS updates don’t slow down older iPhones, which was verified with this iOS 15 beta vs. iOS 14.6 speed test. However, it’s not the same story with battery life, as evident from recent iOS 14 updates that have negatively impacted the battery life of all iPhones. So, does iOS 15 bring about any improvement in terms of battery life?