by Juli Clover
Apple today released iOS 12.5.1, an update that is available for older iPhones unable to install the iOS 14 update. The update features an Exposure Notifications bug fix.
The iOS 12.5.1 update can be downloaded all on eligible devices over-the-air in the Settings app. To access the new software, go to Settings > General > Software Update.
Apple in December released iOS 12.5 alongside iOS 14.3, bringing support for Exposure Notifications to older devices for the first time.
According to Apple’s release notes, today’s update addresses a bug that could cause Exposure Notifications to incorrectly display logging profile language.
Apple’s Exposure Notifications system is now available in a wide range of countries, and many states have also adopted it, including North Dakota, Arizona, Delaware, Nevada, Alabama, Colorado, Wyoming, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Minnesota, Washington, Connecticut, Nevada, the District of Columbia, and California.
Friday January 8, 2021 1:20 pm PST by Juli Clover
If you recently got an Apple Watch or know someone who did, there are a lot of useful hidden little tips and tricks to take advantage of. We’ve rounded up 20 helpful tips that new Apple Watch owners should be aware of, and there may even be some tips and tricks seasoned Apple Watch owners don’t know.
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Saturday January 9, 2021 1:03 pm PST by Joe Rossignol
After sharing potential details about upcoming iPad mini, iPad, iPad Pro, and iPhone 13 models earlier this week, Japanese blog Mac Otakara now claims that Apple plans to release both second-generation AirPods Pro and a third-generation iPhone SE in April 2021, with the information once again coming from Chinese supplier sources.
The report claims that the new AirPods Pro will come with a…
Friday January 8, 2021 9:28 am PST by Juli Clover
Apple is rumored to be working on a new version of the iPad mini with a larger display size, and Japanese site Mac Otakara today shared some details on the upcoming tablet with information said to be sourced from the Chinese supply chain.
The upcoming iPad mini is said to have an 8.4-inch display, up from the current 7.9-inch screen size. It will have slimmer bezels and will look similar to…
Friday January 8, 2021 5:47 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apple is expected to continue to offer four iPhone options in 2021, with the iPhone 13 to be identical in design to the iPhone 12 with few changes, according to a new report today from Japanese site Mac Otakara that cites sources within the Chinese supply chain.
The height and width of the four iPhone models are expected to remain the same, but thickness could increase by approximately…
Friday January 8, 2021 4:36 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apple has given conservative social network Parler 24 hours to implement a full moderation plan and remove objectionable content or face a permanent ban from the App Store, reports BuzzFeed News.
In an email sent to Parler this morning, Apple said that it had received complaints that the app had been used by supporters of President Donald Trump to plan and coordinate the infiltration of the…
Thursday January 7, 2021 4:44 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apple is planning to work with Hyundai on the upcoming Apple Car, according to a report from Korean site Korea Economic Daily.
The report suggests that Apple is in negotiations with Hyundai Motor Group to manufacture an Apple Car. Apple is said to be planning to work with Hyundai to produce electric vehicles and develop batteries due to the “enormous costs” of the technology and the…
Dell this week unveiled a series of new monitors, and there is one in particular that stands out for Mac users: the UltraSharp 40 Curved WUHD Monitor.
A recipient of a CES 2021 Innovation Award, the UltraSharp 40 or “U4021QW” is the world’s first 40-inch ultrawide curved monitor with a 5120×2160 resolution, also known as 5K2K or WUHD. This is not a true 5K resolution and instead works out…
Saturday January 9, 2021 4:44 pm PST by Joe Rossignol
Apple today confirmed that it has chosen to suspend Parler from the App Store, stating that the self-described “non-biased, free speech social media” app has failed to take “adequate measures to address the proliferation” of “threats to people’s safety.” Apple said there is “no place on our platform for threats of violence and illegal activity,” and noted that Parler will remain unavailable on…