iOS

AVPhotos makes videos saved to the Photos app play via iOS’ native video player with Picture-in-Picture support

You’ll notice that when you watch videos in various apps on your iPhone or iPad, be it Netflix, YouTube, or something else, you can toggle Picture-in-Picture mode such that you continue watching the video at hand even when you close the app that you originally tapped the play button in. This handy feature allows for fast and convenient multitasking.

Apple’s Communication Safety feature is back with the iOS 15.2 beta

Earlier this year, Apple unveiled a suite of new features it packaged in something it called Expanded Protections for Children. There were three new features total, but, at the time, one of them raised a lot of concerns regarding a potential breakdown of privacy. Following a lot of backlash and commentary, Apple decided to delay the features -- but it looks like one of them is making a comeback.