Editor’s Desk: iOS 13.5.1 kills unc0ver jailbreak, Tim Cook on racism, Mac apps, tips & more

During the past seven days, Apple launched the iOS 13.5.1 that has patched an exploit which made the unc0ver jailbreak possible. Meanwhile, the first beta of iOS 13.5.5 is now available for developer testing and already hints of Apple News+ Audio support and a future services bundle have been unearthed from code strings. As protests around the world over George Floyd’s killing continue unabated, Apple’s boss has shared a memo with employees and published an open letter on Apple.com so that the public at large knows where the Cupertino tech giant stands on racism in America. We also turned an old MacBook into a cool glowing light, reviewed a few cool Mac apps and published a bunch of tips and tricks to master your devices.

Weekly recap: June 1—8, 2020

Welcome to a new installment of iDownloadBlog’s Editor’s Desk weekly column in which we round up everything that was published on iDownloadBlog.com from June 1 through 7.

Let’s Talk iOS: In favor of widgets

In episode #346 of iDownloadBlog’s “Let’s Talk iOS” podcast, Cody shares one of his business ventures and Sebastien talks about the best spot to get murdered. Both discuss the latest Apple news and rumors before Cody has to defend his track record of TV recommendations.

Be sure to follow your hosts @Sebastien and @melvco and don’t forget to send a tweet to @LTiOS_fm if you’d like your question answered at the end of next week’s podcast.

Talk to you next week!

Wallpapers: Sunset pack for iPhone and iPad

This week’s collection brings a beautiful collection of sunset-themed wallpapers that will make a great addition to the Home or Lock screen of your iPhone and iPad because of the rich colors. Deep purples and high oranges span the color spectrum and the natural beauty is accentuated by the bright screens on Apple devices.

Submit images for consideration to our wallpaper wizard Jim Gresham via @jim_gresham

News and rumors to keep tabs on

Check out the week’s top stories:

Latest news

Apple’s share price has returned to the pre-COVID levels

Apple rumors

Supposed iPhone 13 dummies showing USB-C port

Apple OS updates

Apple is testing keyboard shortcuts for changing iPad screen and backlit keyboard brightness

Hollywood entertainment

Tips and tutorials to learn something new

Learn something new with our fresh tutorials:

iWork tutorials

Interactive Charts in Numbers Mac
Working with interactive charts in Apple Numbers

Other tutorials

Find out how iDB’s @jim_gresham has turned his rusty old MacBook into this cool glowing light

Apps, games and updates to unwind

Check out these fine apps, games and updates:

Featured apps

Do you miss some of the things that make iOS special, like the Batteries widget?

Featured games

Notable updates

Facebook now lets you delete older posts in bulk

App roundups

Software news

After getting removed from App Store, Pax has launched a web app for its connected vapes

Accessories for your Apple gear

Browse our accessory reviews and related news:

Kinessis Freestyle2 keyboard is available on Amazon for $99

Jailbreak tweaks for pwned devices

Check out the latest jailbreak news:

Hope you have saved your SHSH blobs because iOS 13.5.1 has killed unc0ver jailbreak

We’ve curated these new jailbreak tweaks for you:

Your favorites?

Your favorite picks from the roundup?

Let us know in the commenting section down below!