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The hidden iOS 14 features you need in your life

The hidden iOS 14 features you need in your life

Earlier this week, Apple announced the new version of its mobile operating system iOS 14. The upcoming version will bring some major changes such as a redesigned home page with App Library and widgets, a picture-in-picture functionality, and a smarter Siri. However, there is a lot of useful iOS features the company didn’t announce on…
Everything Apple announced at its WWDC 2020 keynote

Everything Apple announced at its WWDC 2020 keynote

Apple’s WWDC 2020 Keynote was probably the company’s weirdest announcement event ever. Instead of a hall full of cheering developers, press, and Apple acolytes, we were shown an empty theater with Tim Cook taking centerstage. That doesn’t mean the event was empty of news though; in fact it was jam-packed with major changes to Apple’s…
Apple will finally let you switch resolution and frame rate directly from the camera app

Apple will finally let you switch resolution and frame rate directly...

Apple’s iPhones are excellent at video recording. But the camera app hasn’t been always user friendly. A lot of times, you have to go to the settings menu and change something trivial — that’s annoying when you’re shooting an important moment. Well, thankfully with iOS 14, Apple will let you change video resolution and frame…
Follow Apple’s WWDC 2020 keynote here, live on June 22

Follow Apple’s WWDC 2020 keynote here, live on June 22

Enlarge / The key art for this year's conference. Liveblog starts in: View Liveblog Today, Apple announced more details about its 2020 Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), including some initial details about online sessions and the start time of the keynote. Said keynote is slated to begin on Monday, June 22, at 10:00am PDT (1:00pm EDT;…
UK embraces Apple and Google as it rethinks coronavirus contact-tracing app

UK embraces Apple and Google as it rethinks coronavirus contact-tracing app

The UK has decided to take a different route with its contact-tracing app. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. The UK government dropped its plans to deploy a solely homegrown contact-tracing app to track the spread of the coronavirus in the…
Here’s how developers think Apple will handle Mac’s switch from Intel to ARM

Here’s how developers think Apple will handle Mac’s switch from Intel...

Apple’s holding its Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on Monday, and it’s all virtual this time because of the coronavirus pandemic. Another thing that’s different this time is that everyone’s talking about one thing that’s more important than new iOS features: Apple’s transition from Intel processors to ARM processors for its Macs. Rumors of this started…
What to expect from WWDC 2020: OS updates, ARM Macs, and more

What to expect from WWDC 2020: OS updates, ARM Macs, and...

The Steve Jobs auditorium on Apple's campus. The surface-level waiting area has a minimalist design with slight accents, like many Apple products and retail spaces. You can see the now-famous spaceship campus through the window. The elevator from the surface-level waiting area to the basement-level theater spins as it ascends or descends. If you don't…
WWDC 2020: How to watch Apple’s livestream on June 22

WWDC 2020: How to watch Apple’s livestream on June 22

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, WWDC for short, is the company’s biggest software-focused event, although it’s often full of hardware announcements too. Tickets for the crowded event are normally $1,599 apiece, but in the wake of coronavirus canceling just about every major physical gathering, Apple is making the event free for virtual attendees. Here’s how you can…
Why one email app went to war with Apple—and why neither one is right

Why one email app went to war with Apple—and why neither...

Enlarge / The login screen for Hey on an iPhone XS.Samuel Axon Basecamp CTO David Heinemeier Hansson launched a firestorm of public criticism of Apple after Apple rejected an update to Basecamp's new email app. Hansson's tweet thread and the ensuing controversy surfaced days before Apple's annual developer conference, and amidst news that the European Commission has…

Apple is reopening a bunch of stores in the US and...

Enlarge / Customers and staff in an Apple Store mid-pandemic. Apple is reopening 70 more stores in the United States and Canada, after an ongoing back-and-forth that saw the company closing stores due to the COVID-19 pandemic, then starting to reopen them, then closing them again because of the widespread protests and rioting that occurred…

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