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XDA Basics: How to use AirPlay on Mac

Macs, the personal computers loved by students and office workers alike, are finally getting a feature that has been requested by many -- AirPlay support. While there's always been third-party app workarounds, macOS 12 Monterey will bring native AirPlay support to the Mac later this fall. Apple’s implementation is a seamless, transparent one, making it...

How to use YouTube in Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode on iOS with YouTube Premium

YouTube Picture-in-Picture (PiP) has been available on Android phones for years, from back when YouTube Premium was branded as YouTube Red. However, Google had been denying iOS users this feature, stating that Apple doesn’t allow developers to put features that use iOS APIs behind paywalls. Thus YouTube couldn’t support this feature on iOS without making...

Apple iPhone 14 leaks a week before the iPhone 13 event

We’re only six days away from the iPhone 13 Special Event, and renders of 2022’s iPhone 14 have already leaked! An unexpected — but welcome to some — tweet by reliable leaker Jon Prosser stated: “in 20 minutes, you will see iPhone 14”. And he, in fact, delivered twenty minutes later. Following his attention-grabbing tweet, Jon...

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...

How to manually add your vaccination certificate to Apple Wallet for easy access

In the times of COVID19, every little trick that makes navigating the pandemic a tad easier matters a lot. Unlocking our Face ID iPhones through Apple Watch, when masked for example, is a handy addition that Apple has recently added. But now we’ve reached a point where a lot of places, including cinemas and pubs,...

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...

XDA Basics: 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...