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Apple Music is forcing itself on iPhone docks by kicking out other apps

Apple has been in the antitrust and monopolistic practices spotlight in the recent years. The company is being heavily criticized and even sued for its guidelines that hinder fair competition. As a result, the Cupertino tech giant has been reevaluating some of its approaches. For example, it recently introduced the Self Service Repair program. Additionally,...

Apple releases iOS 15.5 beta 4 to registered developers, here’s what’s new

After the introduction of iOS 15.4 in March, Apple is now working on the upcoming version of iOS 15. The company has just released iOS 15.5 beta 4 to registered developers worldwide. iOS 15.5 could possibly be the last major update to iOS 15 -- as the company has announced WWDC22. As a result, Apple is...

In another reality, the iPod nano shipped without buttons

In the lead-up to his book "Build", Tony Fadell took to Twitter and released some mockups of the Apple iPod nano. Most times when you get to see these types of photos, they are interesting for several reasons. Mainly because you get a rare glimpse into a world you would otherwise never get to see. Fadell...

WWDC22 Wishlist: 25 features we want Apple to announce for iOS 16

The Worldwide Developers Conference  -- our favorite time of the year -- is right around the corner! For many of us, it's more exciting than the actual iPhone event. Apple will be holding the main keynote of WWDC22 on June 6. There's plenty to expect from this event and even more to wish for. For...

This is what the hole-punch and pill design could look like on the iPhone 14

Despite it being around half a year away from official release, we already know a lot about the iPhone 14. This upcoming lineup will reportedly bring some notable design changes to select models' fronts. If the rumors were to be accurate, the regular iPhone 14 models will stick to the same notch we know and...

Apple launches its Self Service Repair program for select iPhone models

Back in November 2021, Apple revealed that it would be allowing customers to repair some of their iDevices by themselves. The company promised that the program would launch in early 2022 for iPhone customers in the US. It would then support more devices and regions down the road. The wait is finally over, as the...

Apple releases iOS 15.5 beta 3 to registered developers, here’s what’s new

After the introduction of iOS 15.4 last month, Apple is now working on the upcoming version of iOS 15. The company has just released iOS 15.5 beta 3 to registered developers across the world. iOS 15.5 could potentially be the last major update to iOS 15 -- as the company has announced WWDC22. As a result,...

Here’s everything we know so far about the upcoming iPhone 14 lineup

It has become a bit tough for some of the biggest tech corporations to keep their secrets secret. We've gotten used to hearing accurate rumors and viewing precise leaks of upcoming releases. At this point, the norm is knowing what products to expect months before a particular event occurs. This leaves us with mixed feelings...

Apple’s privacy labels mysteriously vanish from the App Store on iOS and macOS

Apple revealed its Privacy Nutrition Labels back in WWDC20. This iOS 14 feature forces (active) developers to provide in a clear way the kinds of data they collect from users. The App Store then displays these labels in the listing page of each app. This helps users decide whether they want to download a certain...

Apple is actively removing outdated apps from the App Store, even if they’re fully functional

Enforcing strict guidelines in app stores can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, users bump into fewer low-quality software. On the other, developers have to tick endless checkboxes and sometimes deal with unnecessary hassles to satisfy our tech overlords. Apple is notorious for its relatively harsh app review process. The company sometimes rejects submissions...

Update your MagSafe Battery Pack firmware to charge your iPhone faster

Apple introduced the MagSafe Battery Pack back in July 2021. This accessory acts as a minimalistic, wireless power bank for compatible devices. Right now, just the iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 lineups support it, and newer high-end models will likely be compatible as well. Since its release, though, this MagSafe accessory would charge iPhones at...

We could see the first full screen, notchless iPhone as soon as 2024

Apple first introduced the notch back in 2017 -- with the release of the iconic iPhone X. This major design change that hit the iPhone received mixed feedback from people. Some users couldn't care less about the top notch, while others continue to demand a notchless device. To achieve a notchless iPhone, the company would...