1. Rual dV

    WhatsApp killing iOS 10 and 11 support

    WhatsApp dropping support for older phones WhatsApp has started notifying users on older iPhones that it would no longer support their devices from 24 October 2022, WABetaInfo reported. WhatsApp’s Help Center confirms that the Facebook-owned messaging application will no longer support iPhones...
  2. Jan

    Apple issues update for iPhone and Mac that fixes 80 security flaws

    Big iPhone and Mac update fixes 80 security flaws Apple has rolled out major security updates to its iOS and MacOS operating systems for iPhones and Macs. The iOS 15.5, iPadOS 15.5 and MacOS 12.4 updates were released on Monday, 16 May 2022, and come with a handful of new features and bug fixes.
  3. Jan

    WhatsApp developing chat filters and macOS-native desktop app

    WhatsApp chat filters and desktop app updates WhatsApp updates currently under development include a filter for chats and groups, a new message reply shortcut for WhatsApp Desktop, and a new desktop app for macOS, WABetaInfo reported. Last year, WhatsApp released advanced business account...
  4. Jan

    Top 11 suburbs by iPhone users in South Africa

    Suburbs in South Africa with the most iPhone users New research by MyBroadband Insights revealed that Bryanston, Sandton/Morningside, and Claremont are the neighbourhoods with the highest number of iPhone users. For this research, MyBroadband Insights processed 366,000 speed test results...
  5. Jan

    iOS App Tracking Transparency policy might not mean much - research

    iOS apps may still track your data — even if you say no Apple introduced its App Tracking Transparency policy — which required developers to request user authorisation to access app-related data — in 2021 as a feature in iOS 14.5. However, a research paper from Kollnig et al. found that weak...
  6. Jan

    Google soft-launches iOS Switch-to-Android app

    Google quietly launches Switch to Android app on iOS Google has released an iOS app that helps you wirelessly transfer data from an iPhone to an Android device. On the App Store, the app’s description indicates that you can securely transfer photos, videos, contacts, and calendar events to...
  7. Jan

    iOS 15 bug caused Apple to store Siri recordings from opted-out users

    Siri recorded conversations without permission in iOS 15 Apple's virtual assistant Siri recorded and stored users' conversations for reviewing by Apple even if they opted out of the feature, according to a report from ZDNet. The issue was caused by a bug in iOS 15 which automatically turned on...
  8. Jan

    Apple finally launches Universal Control beta - and face unlock with masks

    Major Apple updates add Universal Control and face unlock with masks Apple released its iPadOS 15.4 and macOS 12.3 betas on Thursday, 27 January 2022, and have introduced support for Universal Control. The long-awaited feature is designed to enable multiple iPads and Macs to be controlled by a...
  9. Jan

    Apple issues fixes for Safari IndexedDB API leaks

    Fix for iPhone and Mac browser security flaw that could leak your history Apple has rolled out a slew of updates for its platforms, including iOS 15.3 and macOS 12.2, to fix a vulnerability that meant Safari could leak your browser history and Google account information. "iOS 15.3 includes bug...
  10. Jan

    WhatsApp for iOS gets pause-and-resume voice note recording

    Major WhatsApp update — new voice note and notifications features WhatsApp has rolled out an update for its iOS app with several new useful features previously only available to beta users, Softpedia News has reported. Firstly, WhatsApp for iOS version 22.2.75 includes much-anticipated support...
  11. Jan

    Apple patches HomeKit bug that crashes iOS devices

    Apple fixes critical flaw that crashes iPhones Apple released iOS 15.2.1 on 13 January 2022 to patch a vulnerability found within the HomeKit protocol for linking different smart home devices. The bug enabled hackers to cause iOS devices to crash continually by adjusting the name of a...
  12. Jan

    WhatsApp global voice notes player in testing on iOS

    WhatsApp voice notes getting big update WhatsApp is rolling out a global voice note player on its iOS beta, according to a WABetaInfo report. The feature — currently in testing — is intended to allow app users to listen to voice notes in the background. Currently, you have to remain in the...
  13. Hanno Labuschagne

    Top smartphone apps in SA

    Top smartphone apps in SA In South Africa, social media apps tend to dominate the top ten most popular free smartphone applications for Android and iOS. At the same time, games are the most downloaded paid apps on both operating systems. The data shows that six of the top ten most popular free...
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    iOS vs Android in 2021

    iOS vs Android in 2021 Google's mobile operating system Android managed to hold its own in 2021 against Apple's iOS after seeing a considerable decline in 2020, according to estimated market share data from the GlobalStats StatCounter. As of November 2021, Android had captured around 70.74% of...
  15. Jan

    iOS 15.2 beta adds Messages nudity censor

    iOS 15.2 beta can censor nudity in Messages app Apple released its iOS 15.2 beta earlier this week, adding its “Communication Safety” feature to messages. MacRumors reported that the feature aims to protect children from sexually explicit materials sent or received through the messages app.
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    Add RSA vaccine certificate to Apple Wallet

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  17. Jan

    Krafton announces launch date for PUBG: New State

    PUBG: New State — smartphone sequel to the Battle Royale king The mobile sequel to PUBG: Battlegrounds, the 2017 game that pioneered the battle royale genre, is launching Nov. 11.
  18. Jan

    WhatsApp launches end-to-end encryption for chat backups

    WhatsApp's latest security update launched WhatsApp's new security feature will prevent Google and Apple from being able to view the content of your chat backups.
  19. Hanno Labuschagne

    Apple to allow Netflix and certain media apps to link to payment websites

    Apple to allow Netflix and certain media apps to link to payment websites Apple Inc. will allow developers of some apps like Netflix to link from their software to external websites for payments by users, addressing a longstanding App Store complaint and settling an investigation by Japan’s...
  20. Jan

    iOS bug causing mobile network connectivity issues

    iPhone update causing "No Service" bug Several iPhone users are reporting the latest iOS update has a bug that is killing their cellular network connectivity. According to 9to5Mac, users on Apple's Developer Forum and Discussion forum said the issue has been occurring for at least a few weeks...