Apple Clarifies How Siri Music Service Settings Work in iOS 14.5

iOS 14.5 includes a feature that lets users select a specific music service to use with Siri, with the options including third-party services like Spotify in addition to Apple Music. Several reports have referred to this as a feature that allows a user to select a default streaming music service, including our own, but Apple […]

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iOS 14.5 Beta 3 Enables ‘Items’ Tab in Find My to Keep Track of Beats Headphones and Third-Party Accessories

HomeKit Essentials Worth Checking Out HomeKit was slow to take off after its 2014 launch, but now that it’s been around for seven years, there are hundreds of HomeKit products available, ranging from doorbells and speakers to TVs, lights, and cameras. In our latest YouTube video, we rounded up some of our favorite HomeKit products […]

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iOS 14.5 to Introduce Find My Support for Powerbeats Pro

Beginning with iOS and iPadOS 14.5, Powerbeats Pro users will be able to locate, track, and find their headphones with the built-in Find My app. The ‌Find My‌ app, formerly named ‌Find My‌ iPhone, helps users locate and track devices linked to their iCloud accounts such as their ‌iPhone‌, Mac, Apple Watch, or AirPods. Thanks […]

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iPadOS 14.5 Beta Adds Apple Pencil Scribble Support for German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese

Apple in iPadOS 14 introduced an Apple Pencil feature called “Scribble,” which lets users write in any text field on the iPad, with the handwritten text then converted automatically into typed text. At launch, Scribble was limited to the English and Chinese languages, but with iPadOS 14.5 beta that’s available to developers and public beta […]

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Apple Music Subscribers Can Share Lyrics and Song Clips in iOS 14.5 Beta 2

Apple on Tuesday released the second betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.5 to developers, and while there were some new additions worth highlighting, most of the more notable features were thought to be already available in the first set of betas. However, developer Federico Viticci today discovered another neat new feature not seen in previous […]

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iPadOS 14.5 Beta 2 Mutes Built-In Microphone on iPad When Smart Folio is Closed

According to Apple’s release notes for the second betas of iOS and iPadOS 14.5 that were released this morning, the update introduces a new privacy feature that’s aimed at limiting microphone access on the iPad with a Smart Folio. On the ‌iPad‌ (8th generation), iPad Air (4th generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation), and ‌iPad […]

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Le Picture in Picture de YouTube est de nouveau disponible sur iOS… pour combien de temps ?

Si la plupart des services VOD proposent le mode Picture in Picture depuis leurs applications iOS, il semblerait que YouTube préfère camper sur sa position en continuant de refuser ce mode depuis son application. Avec la mise à jour 14.0.1, les utilisateurs pouvaient utiliser le PiP seulement depuis la version web avec Safari. Aujourd’hui, le […]

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iOS 14.5 Beta Directs ‘Safe Browsing’ Traffic in Safari Through Apple Server Instead of Google to Protect Personal User Data

Starting with iOS and iPadOS 14.5, Apple will proxy Google’s “Safe Browsing” service used in Safari through its own servers instead of relying on Google as a way to limit which personal data Google sees about users. Safari on iOS and iPadOS includes a built-in feature called “Fraudulent Website Warning.” As Apple describes it, having […]

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iOS 14.5 Adds Apple Maps Feature for Crowdsourcing Accidents, Speed Traps and Hazards

The iOS 14.5 beta, available to developers and public beta testers, adds a new Apple Maps feature that lets you report accidents, hazards, and speed checks along your route when getting directions. When you input an address, select a route, and then choose “Go,” Siri lets you know that you can report accidents or hazards […]

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Avec iOS 14.5, Apple veut changer votre façon d’accéder à votre musique

Si vous utilisez un iPhone et n’êtes pas abonnés à Apple Music, cette nouvelle devrait vous ravir. La version 14.5 d’iOS, déjà riche en nouveautés (support des manettes PS5 et Xbox Series, écriture manuscrite sur iPad, etc.), devrait changer le quotidien des utilisateurs d’iPhone et d’iPad. À ce jour, l’assistant Siri n’est en mesure de contrôler […]

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Siri Setting in iOS 14.5 Beta Lets Users Select Default Music Streaming Service

Apple last week released beta versions of upcoming iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 updates to developers and public beta testers, and among a number of new features, Apple has added the ability to set a default music streaming service when using Siri to play songs. First spotted by Reddit users, the first time you ask […]

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Snap Tells Investors Apple’s Opt-In Ad Tracking Privacy Measure Presents ‘Risk’ to Advertiser Demand

With Apple’s upcoming iOS 14 privacy changes looming, Snap on Thursday appeared to come down on Facebook’s side of the argument, warning investors that they could hurt Snap’s ad business (via Reuters). Starting with the next versions of iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and tvOS 14 due to be released in the early spring, Apple’s App […]

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Apple Seeds Updated First Beta of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 to Developers and Public Beta Testers

Apple today seeded a new version the of upcoming iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new beta updates coming a few days after Apple released the first iOS and iPadOS 14.5 betas. This beta appears to be an update to the first beta rather than a second version. […]

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Apple Shares Updated App Store Review Guidelines for App Tracking Transparency

Apple today published new App Store guideline updates for developers, tweaking many existing guidelines and adding a new rule pertaining to the App Tracking Transparency requirement in iOS 14.5. The new 5.1.2(i) rule related to App Tracking Transparency requires developers to ask for explicit permission before tracking user activity, something that Apple has been planning […]

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iOS 14.4 Patches Vulnerabilities That May Have Been Actively Exploited

Apple today released iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4, and along with a handful of minor new features, the software introduces security fixes for three vulnerabilities that may have been used in the wild. According to a security support document shared by Apple, there were kernel and WebKit vulnerabilities affecting all iPhones and iPads running iOS […]

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iOS 14 : Apple prépare le lancement de sa fonctionnalité contre le ciblage publicitaire

Malgré les critiques de Facebook, Apple s’apprête à lancer une nouvelle fonctionnalité d’iOS qui aura pour effet de rendre plus difficile le ciblage des publicités sur les applications mobiles. Pour rappel, cette fonctionnalité devait être lancée en 2020. Mais Apple a finalement décidé de reporter son lancement à 2021, afin de donner plus de temps […]

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