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iPhone 13 vs. iPhone 13 Pro Buyer's Guide

Friday September 17, 2021 7:04 am PDT by
This month, Apple unveiled the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro as the successors to the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro, featuring a smaller notch, the A15 Bionic chip, longer battery life, improved cameras, and new color options across the lineup. The ‌iPhone 13‌ starts at $799, while the ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ starts at $999. As Apple's latest iPhones share a large number of features, should you consider...
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iOS 14.8 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.8

Monday September 13, 2021 10:59 am PDT by
With iOS 15 set to launch in the near future, Apple's work on iOS 14 is winding down, but Apple in mid-September released a new update to iOS, iOS 14.8. There are no new outward-facing changes in iOS 14.8, and no feature additions, but the update does address two security vulnerabilities so it's worth installing as soon as you can. Details on the vulnerability fixes are below. CoreGraphics...
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What to Expect at the September 14 Apple Event: iPhone 13, Apple Watch Series 7, and More

Friday September 10, 2021 1:04 pm PDT by
Apple is holding its annual iPhone-centric event on Tuesday, September 14, and like last year, it will be entirely digital. We've been hearing rumors about what's coming for many months now, so we have a good idea of what to expect. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We're expecting the new iPhone 13 models and Apple Watch Series 7 models to debut at the event, along...
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Apple Watch Series 7: Larger Displays, Faster Charging, Launching 'Later This Fall'

Tuesday September 14, 2021 8:59 pm PDT by
September 14: Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Series 7, although it won't be launching until "later this fall." This guide will be updated shortly. Apple is expected to introduce the ‌Apple Watch Series 7‌ at an event in September, and the Series 7 is an exciting update because it features the first significant redesign to the Apple Watch that we've seen in years. This guide covers...
iOs 15 Safari Feature

Everything New With Safari in iOS 15: Redesign, Tab Groups, Live Text, Privacy Updates and More

Friday September 17, 2021 5:43 pm PDT by
Apple's Safari app has undergone a number of changes during the iOS 15 beta testing process. Apple started out with a radical new design that moved the address bar from the top of the app's interface and introduced a floating tab bar, but after a multitude of complaints, there were several redesigns that culminated in an option to undo the ‌iOS 15‌ design entirely. This guide walks through all ...
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Everything New With the iOS 15 Notes and Reminders Apps

Thursday September 2, 2021 5:19 pm PDT by
Those who use the Notes and Reminders apps will be pleased to hear that iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 bring some useful new features. The Notes app has enhanced functionality on the iPad with the Quick Note feature, while Reminders features better Siri integration and natural language support. The guide below highlights the new features that you'll find in the Notes and Reminders apps in ‌iOS 15‌. No...
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iPad Mini 6: All of the Rumors So Far

Tuesday September 14, 2021 8:38 am PDT by
The iPad mini has been largely the same since it was first introduced in 2012. It's had the same thick bezels and Home button across all five of its refreshes, but that's set to change with the debut of the ‌iPad mini‌ 6. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Design The ‌iPad mini‌ 6 will nix the Home button and adopt a design that's similar to the iPad Air with a larger...
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What's New With the Health App in iOS 15: Data Sharing, Lab Result Improvements, COVID Vaccine Records and More

Friday August 27, 2021 2:29 pm PDT by
Apple made some notable improvements to the Health app in iOS 15, primarily focused on helping iPhone users care for elderly parents and others who might need additional medical oversight and help. There are extensive sharing features that let users keep an eye on the health data of a loved one, plus bonus features like walking steadiness metrics and improvements to how lab results are...
iOS 15 HomeKit Guide

What's New With HomeKit in iOS 15

Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:09 pm PDT by
iOS 15 didn't focus heavily on improvements to HomeKit and the Home app, but there are some notable features like expanded HomeKit Secure Video support and new Siri functionality. This guide highlights all of the features that are new to ‌HomeKit‌ in the ‌iOS 15‌ and iPadOS 15 updates. ‌HomeKit Secure Video‌ ‌iOS 15‌ introduces a new iCloud+ service that offers privacy-based features like ‌iCloud‌ ...
iOS 15 Weather Feature

Everything New in the iOS 15 Weather App

Wednesday September 1, 2021 3:27 pm PDT by
Apple in 2020 acquired popular weather app Dark Sky, and in iOS 15 some of those Dark Sky features have been incorporated into the official app. Apple's Weather app has received a major design overhaul in ‌iOS 15‌, making it a much better weather resource. Design Overhaul The Weather app in ‌iOS 15‌ has an updated design that makes it easier than ever to see the information that you want to...
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Everything New With Translation in iOS 15: System-Wide Support, Live Text Translation and More

Thursday August 19, 2021 2:51 pm PDT by
Major features like SharePlay, Safari updates, Photos changes, and more have received most of the attention when it comes to iOS 15 coverage, but there are some notable new translation-related features that are being introduced in the update. System-wide translation, Live Text translation, and other new options add useful new functionality to the iPhone. This guide highlights everything...
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What's New With the iOS 15 Wallet App: ID Support, Home Keys, Car Keys, Archived Passes and More

Wednesday September 1, 2021 3:21 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 is taking another step toward replacing the traditional wallet, adding several new features to its digital Wallet app that will allow people to leave their physical cards and keys behind. This guide highlights all of the new features that are coming to the Wallet app in ‌iOS 15‌, but it's worth noting that many of them rely on third-party companies and services adopting Wallet...
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iOS 15 Spotlight Improvements: Rich Results, Web Images, Photos Search, Lock Screen Access and More

Monday August 16, 2021 4:20 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 is making several improvements to Spotlight, aka the universal search feature that can be accessed on the iPhone or iPad's Home Screen with a downward swipe. Spotlight is a one-stop resource for accessing everything you might want to find on an iOS device, and in ‌iOS 15‌, it's better than ever. This guide highlights all of the new features that are coming to Spotlight with...
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iOS 15 Privacy Guide: Private Relay, Hide My Email, Mail Privacy Protection, App Reports and More

Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:37 pm PDT by
With every new version of iOS, Apple makes an effort to provide new privacy and security-focused features to make the iPhone and iPad more secure, and iOS 15 is no exception. It is, in fact, a huge leap forward in privacy thanks to features like iCloud Private Relay and Hide My Email. However, Apple’s recent announcement about the introduction of CSAM scanning on device has led to significant...
iOS 15 Find My Feature

What's New With Find My in iOS 15: Tracking When iPhone is Off, Live Locations, Locate After Erase and More

Friday July 30, 2021 2:24 pm PDT by
Since introducing the unified Find My app, Apple has been working to improve the ‌Find My‌ experience. iOS 15 brings some major new features to ‌Find My‌, including features like live locations and the ability to track an iPhone even after it's been erased or powered off. This guide covers everything that Apple added to the ‌Find My‌ app in ‌iOS 15‌. Live Locations When you track a friend or a...
iOS 15 Siri Feature

Everything New With Siri in iOS 15: On-Device Processing, Offline Support, Sharing, Improved Context and More

Tuesday August 17, 2021 6:39 pm PDT by
There are some major improvements to Siri in iOS 15, with Apple introducing features that iPhone users have long asked for. On devices with an A12 chip or later, ‌Siri‌ can do on-device processing and there's support for offline requests. This guide highlights all of the new ‌Siri‌ features that are available in iOS (and iPadOS) 15. On-Device Speech Processing and Personalization Starting in ...
iOS 15 Maps Feature

Everything New in the iOS 15 Maps App: Updated Details, AR Walking Directions, Globe View and More

Thursday July 29, 2021 4:45 pm PDT by
Apple has made so many improvements to the Maps app in iOS 15 that it's almost an entirely different experience. There are better driving directions, improved transit directions, and more immersive AR-based walking directions. The Maps design has once again been updated, and you can see everything at an incredible level of detail that wasn't available before, especially in cities and in...
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iOS 15: What's New With Notifications

Tuesday July 20, 2021 2:35 pm PDT by
Apple in iOS 15 made some updates to notifications, improving how they look, how they're delivered to you, and the control that you have over them. This guide covers all of the changes that Apple made to notifications in the iOS and iPadOS 15 updates. New Look for Notifications Notifications from apps now display larger app icons so it's easier to see what's what at a glance. When you...
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iOS 14.7 Features: Everything New in iOS 14.7

Tuesday July 20, 2021 3:42 pm PDT by
Apple today released iOS 14.7 to the public after several months of beta testing. iOS 14.7 is a smaller update than some of the updates that preceded it, but there are still a few notable features. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We've highlighted everything that's new in iOS 14.7 below. MagSafe Battery Pack Support Apple in July introduced the MagSafe Battery...
iOS 15 Focus Feature

How to Use iOS 15's Focus Mode to Stay on Task

Monday July 26, 2021 5:26 pm PDT by
Apple has long had a Do Not Disturb function that can be activated when you want to mute incoming notifications to avoid being bothered, but with iOS 15, Apple is taking Do Not Disturb to a new level with Focus. With Focus, you set an activity that you're doing, such as working, exercising, reading, or spending time with family, and block out the notifications that are unrelated to those...