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iOS apps can now increase subscription prices without your confirmation

Antitrust watchdogs sometimes criticize Apple for not allowing third-party payment methods on iOS apps. The company tends to defend itself with a number of counterarguments. These include its sincere interest in protecting its users when it comes to subscriptions. After all, only through Apple you have the guaranteed right to ask for support, request refunds,...

Apple releases iOS 15.5 and macOS 12.4 to the public, here’s what’s new

Following weeks of beta testing with developers and public testers, Apple has released the stable builds of iOS 15.5 and macOS 12.4 to everyone. These updates are rolling out right now to all users globally -- as long as their devices are compatible. Unlike iOS 15.4, iOS 15.5 doesn't include many changes. It's a minor version...

iOS 16 could introduce new Apple apps and major changes to the system

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2022 is only three weeks away! We're expecting to see the previews of iOS 16 and macOS 13 during the main keynote of this anticipated event. Generally speaking, hardware leaks tend to be more frequent than software ones. However, we still sometimes get sneak peeks of the latter category --...

Apple is reportedly testing iPhones with USB-C

After years of rumors, Apple could finally be replacing its Lightning connector with a USB-C charging port on future iPhone models. We've heard rumors of this in the past, but things could really be moving forward as it's now being reported by Mark Gurman that Apple is currently testing USB-C ports in iPhones. The change is...

Apple seeds iOS 15.5 Release Candidate to 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 Release Candidate (RC) 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...

The iPhone 15 may finally ditch Apple’s Lightning port

Apple often gets criticized -- especially by power users -- for still including the Lightning port on the iPhone. After all, most newly-released smartphones nowadays go for USB Type-C ports. This makes it possible to have a single, universal charger for all electronics that have adopted this port. Surprisingly, the company has already made the...

Apple iPhone SE 3 (2022) vs Apple iPhone SE 2 (2020): What’s the difference?

People feel the need to upgrade their smartphones for different reasons. It could be due to malfunctioning, losing software support, or just wanting the latest and greatest. One common question that crosses the minds of most people looking for an upgrade is What phone should I buy next? The options out there are endless -- countless...

Apple will compensate those that used an iPhone 4S with iOS 9

Seven years ago, a group of angry consumers from New York and New Jersey filed a lawsuit against Apple. The group claimed that the company intentionally crippled the iPhone 4s with its release of iOS 9. At the time, iOS 9 was the latest and greatest, improving on the operating system's foundations, while adding plenty...

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...