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OnePlus 9RT vs Apple iPhone 12: Which smartphone should you buy?

The dilemmas associated with choosing a smartphone to buy only get more complicated with every new release. With companies revealing new phones all year round, customers have plenty of brands, models, and qualities to choose from. Depending on your budget, you will find yourself facing several devices with varying features for the same price tag....

Apple has released iOS 15.3, here’s what’s new

Apple has released iOS 15.3 to the public worldwide. This comes after the company seeded the Release Candidate (RC) build of this version last week. This version bump to iOS 15 is now available to download as an over-the-air (OTA) update if you have a compatible iPhone. Unfortunately, we weren't able to discover any new visual changes...

Apple releases new Black Unity watch face and Braided Solo Loop

Apple has announced that it's releasing a new Black Unity watch face to users today. This comes in addition to a limited-edition Braided Solo Loop that the company is now selling for $99. This isn't the first time the Cupertino tech giant celebrates Black History Month. Last year, it also released a new watch face...

Apple announces its iPhone macro photography challenge

Every year, Apple invites iPhone users worldwide to join its #ShotoniPhone challenge. As the name of the challenge suggests, it's a photography one that gives participants the chance to get featured on Apple's website, billboards, and other public platforms. This year's challenge revolves around macro photos shot on iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max....

Using an iPhone made me realize why I love Android

iPhones are often lauded for their simplicity and their uniformity, and to be honest, it's an interesting prospect. The world of Android can be murky and confusing, with hundreds of options if you really want to do your research on choosing the device that suits you. For most people, an iPhone probably does the job, but...

Apple removes verification requirement for education discounts in the US

One of the best ways to save money on Apple products is through the company’s student discount program. Apple has a dedicated Education Store that allows students, parents, and teachers to buy products at special discounted prices. In most countries where the Apple Education Store is available, users have to prove their eligibility through a...

Apple extends in-purchase exemption for group and event apps once again

Apple is extending the deadline for in-app purchase policy exemption for apps once again. In September 2020, Apple rolled out changes to its in-app purchase policy that allowed paid online group services and event apps to implement their own payment options in place of Apple’s in-app purchase system. This exception was originally set to end...

WhatsApp moves closer to allowing Android-to-iOS chat transfer

When buying a new phone, people tend to transfer all of their data from the old device. This includes photos, contacts, notes, and more. WhatsApp has allowed users to back up their chat histories for years. However, users could only restore these backups on the same platform. So those moving from one operating system to...

iOS devs can now create custom discount codes for their app

Every now and then, Apple adds new tools to its App Store Connect platform for developers to utilize. For example, the company started allowing them to create custom App Store product pages last month. The latest addition to the platform revolves around subscriptions and winning back users who have cancelled. iOS developers can finally create...

Apple fixes Safari IndexedDB data leak in iOS 15.3 and macOS 12.2 Release Candidates

Last week, security researcher Martin Bajanik published details about a security vulnerability in Safari 15, which allows sites to see the names (but not the contents) of databases saved by other websites. This can potentially serve as a fingerprinting method, but Apple is seemingly close to releasing a fix on both macOS and iOS. The security...

HP Elite Dragonfly G3 vs MacBook Pro 14: Which should you buy?

Deciding which computer to buy next can be confusing, especially when you're investing a big sum of money in your device. There are plenty of decent Macs and laptops out there, including some HP notebooks -- choosing which one is right for you can be confusing. To make the selection process simpler for you, we're breaking down two...

Apple has seeded iOS 15.3 Release Candidate to registered developers

Apple has seeded the Release Candidate (RC) of iOS 15.3 to registered developers. This comes after the release of iOS 15.2.1 to the public last week. This RC build of the upcoming iOS release is now available to download as an over-the-air (OTA) update if you have the beta profile installed on your iPhone. We...