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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Big privacy questions over Apple's AI software

    Big questions over Apple's AI software Apple, a company known for its longstanding commitment to user privacy, has received flak since unveiling its artificial intelligence (AI) strategy at its Worldwide Developers Conference on June 10. This relates to the centrepiece of Apple Intelligence...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    EU rules stopping new iPhone features — Apple

    EU rules stopping new iPhone features — Apple Apple Inc. is withholding a raft of new technologies from hundreds of millions of consumers in the European Union, citing concerns posed by the bloc’s regulatory attempts to rein in Big Tech. The company announced Friday that it would block the...
  3. O

    “Home Screen” within System Services using ridiculous quantities of data

    Does anybody know what would cause Home Screen within system services on an iPhone to consume ludicrous amounts of data? This has never happened to me before, but it has used something like 2GB in a couple of days and I (1) have no idea how to prevent this (2) have no idea what it could possibly...
  4. genetic

    Backbone iOS game controller

    Item name: Backbone iOS game controller (Lightning) Age and condition: Excellent - unused. 2 days old. Unboxed only Do you include packaging: Yes Warranty: Yes Reason for selling: Not compatible with iPhone 15 / USB-C Price: R1,400 (R1,999 new) Negotiable: No Location: Cape Town Shipping or...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple halts new iOS and MacOS feature development to focus on bugs

    Apple halts new iOS and MacOS feature development to focus on bugs In a rare move, Apple Inc. hit pause on development of next year’s software updates for the iPhone, iPad, Mac and other devices so that it could root out glitches in the code. The delay, announced internally to employees last...
  6. Koning Witou Solomon

    PSA: Make Sure to Update, iOS 16.6.1 and macOS 13.5.2 Address Actively Exploited Vulnerability

    https://www.macrumors.com/2023/09/07/ios-16-6-1-macos-13-5-2-active-vulnerabilities/ As reported by Citizen Lab, the vulnerabilities are part of a "BLASTPASS" exploit chain that was observed having been used in the wild to deliver NSO Group's Pegasus spyware. Pegasus is of critical concern to...
  7. PeterPan420

    iPhone 15 Rumours & Release Date

    https://www.macrumors.com/roundup/iphone-15/ Will you be upgrading?
  8. Jan

    Statcounter South African operating system market share - May 2023

    Most popular operating systems in South Africa Android and Windows are the most popular operating systems (OS) in South Africa, and they have been for some time, according to data from Statcounter GlobalStats. Google's mobile OS held 67.56% of the South African market as of May 2023, while...
  9. Jan

    Apple Personal Voice lets users train iPhones and iPad to mimic their voice in 15 minutes of training

    Apple announces feature allowing iPhone to "speak" in your voice after 15 minutes of training Apple has announced an upcoming new feature that will allow iPhones and iPads to learn and speak the natural voices of their users. Personal Voice is one of several new accessibility-focused...
  10. Jan

    Microsoft launches iPhone-to-Windows 11 syncing to all users

    iPhone-Windows 11 syncing now available to all users Microsoft has announced that iOS support in its Phone Link app on Windows 11 is now available to all users. The company first previewed the feature to Windows Insiders in late February 2023 before beginning a wider rollout around two months...
  11. OnlyOneKenobi

    Your favourite keyboard on iOS / iPadOS?

    I've been a huge fan of both SwiftKey and Gboard, mainly because of their support for other languages. They also had swipe typing, visual customisability and and other features that were only implemented much later in the standard keyboard. From time to time I'll switch from the one to the...
  12. ronz91

    Budget Android

    Hi gents My mum has been complaining that her Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32gb/2gb) does weird stuff and lags etc. When I checked the phone, I see she is running low on storage, so I assume this to be the main issue. I have put a memory card in but she does not transfer to it so its mostly empty. I could...
  13. Jan

    WhatsApp for iOS adds text recognition in images

    WhatsApp adds text detection feature for images WhatsApp has started rolling out a new feature to its iOS app that can recognise and extract text from images, WABetaInfo reports. The Meta Platforms-owned online chat platform previously enabled the feature for certain users of the WhatsApp for...
  14. Jan

    Average mobile data speeds - iPhones vs Android

    iPhones record faster mobile speeds than Android in South Africa — but beware averages Analytico has found that iOS users on the MyBroadband Speedtest App have had access to faster mobile data speeds than their Android counterparts. Nearly 9,000 unique mobile devices have done over 274,000...
  15. Jan

    Estates and neighbourhoods with the highest ratio of iPhones to Androids - March 2023

    This estate has the highest concentration of iPhones in South Africa New research by Analytico determined that Featherbrooke Estate is the area in South Africa with the highest ratio of iPhone users compared to Android users. The research is based on speed tests done on the MyBroadband...
  16. Jan

    WhatsApp adds picture-in-picture for video calls with iOS update

    WhatsApp iOS update adds picture-in-picture for video calls WhatsApp has started rolling out a major update for iOS users — picture-in-picture (PiP) support for video calls — with its 23.3.77 version update, 9to5Mac reports. The platform started testing picture-in-picture in December 2022...
  17. ronz91

    Whatsapp Multi-device finally started supporting other phones

    So I finally got around to testing out whatsapp Multi-device allowing you to link an Android device as a Linked Device. Luckily I have a spare old Android phone that I could try it out on. So I connected it to my spare iPhone. guide...
  18. Jan

    Apple patches zero-day flaw affecting iPhones, iPads, and Macs

    Apple patches zero-day flaw affecting iPhones, iPads, and Macs Apple has released emergency security updates to secure its devices against a zero-day flaw that has been exploited to hack iPhones, iPads, and Macs, Bleeping Computer reports. The vulnerability — tracked as CVE-2023-23529 —...
  19. Jan

    Apple announces App Store price increases - including South Africa

    Apple hikes App Store prices in South Africa Apple is increasing its App Store pricing in several countries, including South Africa, the Cupertino-based tech company announced in a blog post. The company is adjusting App Store pricing to correct for fluctuating foreign exchange rates and tax...
  20. Jan

    Most popular desktop and mobile operating systems in South Africa - December 2018-2022

    Most popular operating systems in South Africa Android and Windows continue to dominate the South African operating system (OS) market for mobile and desktop devices, with usage shares of 82.13% and 62.46%, respectively. However, according to Statcounter GlobalStats data, their usage share...
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