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Here’s what to expect from Apple’s September Event

Yesterday, Apple finally sent out invitations to its Special Event, which will take place virtually on September 14th. While we already had a fair idea of what Apple will announce at the event, some new information has now surfaced online. It confirms our speculations about the iPhone 13 lineup, Apple AirPods 3, and Apple Watch...

Apple sends out invitations to its Special Event

The wait is finally over — Apple has sent out invitations to members of the press for its upcoming Special Event. As we have anticipated, it will be held next week, on Tuesday, September 14th, at 10:00AM PDT, three months after WWDC21. We are almost certain that the iPhone 13 lineup and redesigned Apple Watch...

Apple delays plan to scan iPhone photos for child abuse imagery

Early last month, Apple announced a couple of new child safety features for all its software platforms. One of the new features was designed to scan iPhone and iPad photos for Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM). Some security experts raised concerns about this feature, arguing that governments could potentially use it to access their citizens'...

Apple will now ask iOS 15 users if they want to enable personalized ads in first party apps

Apple has just added a prompt that asks iOS 15 users if they want to enable personalized ads in first-party apps. The company, which often boasts of its privacy-first approach and transparency, has kept that option on by default for users on older versions of iOS in a not-so-transparent manner. The prompt is related to a...

Razer’s best iPhone controller is on sale for $64 right now

Razer released its Kishi controller last year as a Nintendo Switch-like gamepad for mobile devices, with your phone positioned in the middle of the controls. It features dual analog joysticks, physical buttons and triggers, and pass-through power, and now you can get the iPhone version for $64.49 from Amazon. That's the lowest recorded price yet,...

Email confirms Apple was once working on an iPhone nano

As the Apple and Epic Games court battle rages on, more and more private details about both companies have reached the limelight. Some of the biggest revelations have been about Apple, such as the company rejecting plans to bring iMessage to Android back in 2013. Emails from the late Steve Jobs have shown that at...

Netflix is rolling out Spatial Audio support for the iPhone and iPad

Netflix is rolling out Spatial Audio support for its iPhone and iPad apps, bringing an immersive audio experience to users. The feature uses directional audio filters to "play sound virtually anywhere in space, creating an immersive sound experience." According to recent reports (via 9to5Mac), Spatial Audio support has already started rolling out to Netflix on the...

How to back up your iPhone or iPad with iTunes or Finder

Backing up your iPhone or iPad is one of the best ways to ensure your data is safe if your device is damaged or lost. You can also use the backup to transfer your settings and data to a new device. Apple provides two official ways to back up an iPhone or iPad -- using...

The Ultimate Guide to AirDrop on iPhone and Mac: Everything you need to know about the super convenient file transfer solution

AirDrop is Apple’s file-sharing feature that allows you to easily transfer files among Apple devices. It's arguably one of the most seamless offline file transfer methods around, and it removes the need to upload your files to the cloud and then download them onto another device. It works on all modern Apple iPhones, iPads, and...

How to Set up Face Unlock or Face ID on your iPhone and iPad

Back in 2013, when Apple announced the iPhone 5S, one of the major highlights of the device was a fingerprint scanner embedded into the home button. Apple referred to this as Touch ID. In 2017, when Apple took the bezel-less route with the iPhone X, there was no home button to integrate Touch ID and...

iPhone 13 Pro’s upgraded ultra wide-angle camera may support autofocus

The iPhone 13 series will likely launch in September later this year, so long as the global chip shortage doesn't get in the way. While there hasn't been a single major leak extensively detailing every aspect of the new iPhone, we've gotten bits and pieces thanks to reputable leakers. One of the most reputable sources...

How to Change the Wallpaper on an iPhone

If you've got yourself a brand new iPhone and recently switched over from Android, you may find it difficult to navigate through basic settings on iOS. A lot of things aren't as straightforward as on Android and even simple settings like the option to change the wallpaper or other home screen elements are buried inside...