Apple’s supply chain partners are already developing OLED displays using LTPO backplane technology for 2021 iPhones, according to DigiTimes. A paywalled preview of the report reads as follows: iPhone OLED screens may adopt LTPO backplanes in 2021, say sources Apple has yet to introduce its 5G iPhones for 2020, but its supply chain is already […]

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Google has added a new content highlighting feature to its search engine that aims to make it easier to find key information on webpages, reports SearchEngineLand (via The Verge). The feature works with Google’s Featured Snippets, which appear at the top of search results. Clicking a snippet takes the user to the source webpage, but […]

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Apple has reportedly hired Amazon Video sports content executive James DeLorenzo to work on its Apple TV+ on-demand video service. DeLorenzo has led Amazon Video’s sports division since 2016 and has also been senior vice president of the company’s Audible subscription audiobook service, according to his LinkedIn profile. DeLorenzo will head the sports division for […]

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Encrypted messaging app Signal is rolling out a new face-blurring feature that automatically locates and blurs faces in images shared over the platform. In a blog post announcing the update, Signal co-founder Moxie Marlinspike explained that the tool was a response to a surge in traffic, spurred by ongoing protests around the world against racism […]

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Rumors have suggested Apple is working on a services bundle that will offer multiple Apple services like Apple TV+ and Apple Music for one flat monthly rate, and according to 9to5Mac, code found in iOS 13.5.5 seemingly confirms Apple’s bundle plans. Files in iOS 13.5.5 reference a “bundle offer” and a “bundle subscription,” and these […]

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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been working to bring its OMNY contactless fare payment system to all buses and subway stations throughout the city, but the rollout of the system has been delayed due to the ongoing public health crisis, reports The Wall Street Journal. OMNY tap-and-go fare payments with Apple Pay Express Transit […]

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Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming watchOS 6.2.8 update to developers, two weeks after releasing the watchOS 6.2.5 update with new Pride Apple Watch faces, and two days after releasing watchOS 6.2.6 with security fixes. watchOS 6.2.8 can be downloaded for free through the dedicated ‌‌‌‌Apple Watch‌‌‌‌ app on the iPhone by […]

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Google today announced native support for the W3C WebAuthn implementation for Google Accounts on Apple devices running iOS 13.3 and above, which improves the security key experience on iOS and allows more security key types to be used with Google accounts and Google’s Advanced Protection Program. With the change, iOS users are able to use […]

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U.S. federal judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers this week ruled that a class action lawsuit accusing Apple of fraudulently concealing weakening demand for iPhones between August 2017 and January 2019 can proceed in part, as reported by Reuters. In January 2019, Apple lowered its revenue guidance to $84 billion for the first quarter of its 2019 […]

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Apple today seeded the first beta of an upcoming tvOS 13.4.8 update, two weeks after releasing the tvOS 13.4.5 update. Designed for the fourth and fifth-generation Apple TV models, the new tvOS 13.4.8 beta can be downloaded onto the ‌Apple TV‌ through a profile that’s installed using Xcode. tvOS updates are generally minor in scale, […]

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