Developer Jeff Johnson today published a blog post speculating on whether Google had intentionally disabled AMP links for Google search results in Safari on devices running iOS 15 (via MacStories) after he noticed their disappearance.
As he noted, Safari’s Google search results do not include AMP links on devices running iOS 15, but AMP content still loads in iOS 14 and in other browsers like Chrome for iOS. Johnson wondered whether Google had decided to disable AMP in iOS 15 due to the prevalence of Safari extensions that feature AMP-blocking features.
It’s a bug specific to iOS 15 that we’re working on. We expect it will be resolved soon.
— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) October 6, 2021
That Google search results do not include AMP links in the Safari browser on iOS 15 is a bug, according to Google’s public search liaison Danny Sullivan. In a tweet, Sullivan said that Google is working on a fix and that the issue should be resolved soon.
For those unfamiliar with AMP, it stands for “Accelerated Mobile Pages” and it is a feature that’s designed to make webpages load faster on mobile devices. AMP pages are cached, allowing them to be presented to users more quickly, but it’s something that is not always popular with users because some website features are disabled when AMP is used.
When Google does re-implement AMP links, iOS 15 Safari extensions like Amplosion are available to redirect AMP links to standard webpages.
The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro arrived in October 2020 in a range of color options, with entirely new hues available on both devices, as well as some popular classics. The 12 and 12 Pro have different color choices, so if you have your heart set on a particular shade, you might not be able to get your preferred model in that color.
iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12
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Google has rolled out picture-in-picture support as an “experimental” feature for YouTube premium subscribers, allowing them to watch video in a small window when the app is closed.
If you’re a premium YouTube subscriber looking to try out picture-in-picture, follow these steps: Launch a web browser and sign into your YouTube account at YouTube.com.
Navigate to www.youtube.com/new.
Update 9/7/21: “Being James Bond” is now available to watch through the Apple TV app. Ahead of the theatrical release of James Bond film “No Time To Die” on October 8 in the United States, a 45-minute retrospective titled “Being James Bond” will be available to watch for free through the Apple TV app, according to Deadline.
The story from MGM is said to feature Daniel Craig reflecting …
Jonathan Zufi’s gorgeous coffee table book “Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation”, about 30 years of Apple design, has been updated just in time for the holiday shopping season. The new book includes many more photographs, with a particular focus on prototypes. There is also a new cover, and several new special editions.”ICONIC: The Classic Edition” is similar to the original $75 …
Following the release of iOS and iPadOS 14.6 last week, some users have taken to social media and online forums to note that their devices have been experiencing excessive battery drain since installing the software updates.
The Apple Support Community and MacRumors forums are riddled with posts from users stating their device now drains faster following the update. One user on the Apple…
Lockdown, a popular open source firewall app that’s designed to let users block any connection to any domain, is now available for Macs in addition to iOS devices.
Launched on the iPhone back in July, Lockdown blocks ad tracking services, analytics platforms that monitor device usage, ads, and more across all apps that you use (rather than just Safari like most ad blockers). Lockdown on iOS…
Blackmagic Design has announced a new update to its professional video editing and color correction software, DaVinci Resolve, that includes a new processing engine offering significantly better performance on Apple silicon Macs.
Thanks to the completely reworked engine, DaVinci Resolve 17.3 can work up to 3 times faster on Apple Mac models with the M1 chip, according to the company. The…
With the launch of Apple Fitness+, Apple now has a section on its workout for Fitness+ equipment, which offers links to buy the workout items that are used in Fitness+ videos.
Many of the Fitness+ workouts are designed to work with no equipment at all, but some do require specific equipment. Cycling workouts, for example, require a cycling bike, while treadmill workouts require a treadmill.
Satechi today announced the launch of a new USB-C Clamp Hub, an add-on accessory designed to be used with the new 24-inch M1 iMac models.
The USB-C Clamp Hub has 3 USB-A ports that support 5Gb/s transfer speeds, a micro/SD card reader, and a USB-C port, and it attaches to the iMac using a single USB-C port at the back of the machine.
A knob at the back of the hub secures it to the iMac,…