Almost everyone knows that their iPhone’s rear-facing LED flash can double as a handy flashlight, and the Control Center toggle makes it supremely easy to access from anywhere in iOS.
Apple used to derail Adobe's now-defunct Flash software as an outdated technology past its prime. But former iOS chief Scott Forstall has revealed a little-known fact: the Cupertino tech giant actually did work with Adobe on trying to make the once-ubiquitous multimedia software work on the iPhone, but the results were just “abysmal” and “embarrassing.”
Following several advance warnings from Adobe in the past three years, the Photoshop maker's Flash Player is gone for good as of today. The browser plug-in will no longer be getting security updates and no new features will be developed going forward. Thankfully, we have instructions for how to remove Flash Player from your Mac computer.
In addition to being a phone and an internet communications device, the iPhone could be described as a digital multitool. A great example is the handset’s rear-facing LED flash, which doubles as a flashlight when we find ourselves stranded in the dark.
Out of the box, a stock iPhone supports use of the aforementioned LED flash as a flashlight via the Lock Screen Quick Action button or the dedicated Control Center module. Users may also adjust the LED brightness in steps if they wish. Unlike a lot of flashlights on the market today, however, the iPhone’s LED flash seems lackluster in the feature department. That’s where a new jailbreak tweak dubbed Tenmetsu by iOS developer Plat-Ykor comes into play.
If a notched iPhone is your daily driver, then you might be familiar with just how easy it is to accidentally activate the rear-facing LED flashlight from the Lock Screen. Even more annoying is when it’s a bright and sunny day outside and you can't see that you have the flashlight feature turned on, therefore forgetting all about it and imposing unnecessary battery drain on your device.
FlashNotify is a newly released and free jailbreak tweak by iOS developer Greg0109 that was created to prevent the two aforementioned scenarios from happening to you. As the tweak’s name implies, FlashNotify works by notifying you when you forget to turn off your handset’s rear-facing flash and provides intelligent features for turning it off when this happens.
Apple should unveil a new iMac at its upcoming virtual WWDC event that kicks off June 22.
I often find myself in situations where I require a flashlight, and when one isn’t readily available. When this happens, I’ll do the only logical thing and grab my iPhone to use the LED torch functionality.
There are some cases, however, when using the touch screen to activate my iPhone’s LED torch just isn’t an option, and that’s one reason why I’m excited about the release of a new and free jailbreak tweak called ShakeLight by iOS developer Kritanta.
Apple's latest Safari Technology Preview has dropped support for Flash, signaling that support for Adobe's technology will likely be removed from Safari's next stable version.
According to sources briefed on new specifications that Apple shared with vendors in its Made for iOS (MFi) licensing program, the latest iPhone 11 models could soon support new kinds of third-party strobe and flash accessories that sync with the iPhone’s camera shutter button.
Your iPhone’s rear-facing LED camera flash becomes an excellent makeshift flashlight in a pinch, but have you ever glanced at your handset’s battery level after accidentally leaving your LED flash turned on? I have… and it wasn’t pretty.
With a newly-released jailbreak tweak dubbed OhMyFlash by iOS developer NoisyFlake, you can prevent this from happening. The tweak implements a customizable timeout period, after which your iPhone’s rear-facing flash is automatically turned off.
Your iPhone photography gets a serious leg up with the LIT Flash, a handheld Xenon flash that puts powerful, studio-quality lighting in your hand that you can shape to your liking.
If you purchased your 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar between June 2017 and June 2018 and it exhibits SSD issues, including data loss and drive failure, you're not alone.