With the launch of iOS 15 and the iPhone 13 Pro, which includes support for macro photography, Apple made a bold decision. That was automatic switching, which could be pretty aggressive sometimes. That meant that some users were unable to avoid automatically switching to Macro mode for snapping a photo, even when they didn't want it. The good news, Apple was quick to fix it with the wide launch of iOS 15.1.
To help prevent unwarned AirTag tracking, iOS 15.2 lets you scan sneaky AirTags that might be planted on your person or in your car to secretly track you.
With iOS 15, iPhone now has a built-in authenticator that can generate and autofill two-factor authentication codes when signing in. You no longer require an additional app. In this post, we show you how to set up and use the new built-in authenticator on your iPhone or iPad.
iOS 15.2 brings a new Legacy Contacts feature that lets you designate one or more trusted persons who will have access to your digital life via your Apple ID after you die.
Earlier this year, Apple debuted what it calls Expanded Protections for Children. It's a suite of features that are baked into Apple's software, including iOS, iPadOS, and macOS. The goal is to help protect children from abuse, among other child safety endeavors. With the first iOS 15.2 beta hinted at one of the feature's return, it looks like that will indeed be happening with the public launch.
The last time Apple seeded betas for its next updates to its operating systems, it was still October. But, today, the company is back at it again, preparing developers (and, eventually, public beta testers) for what's to come on the software front. As such, there are new beta seeds available for developers.
Once you complete a reminder, there isn't much use in having that entry saved in the Reminders app. It unnecessarily clutters the app. In iOS 14 and earlier, there was no easy way to clear all completed reminders at once. You had to do that one by one or by following the long method of using a shortcut. But in iOS 15, you can now effortlessly erase all completed reminders in just a few taps. So, if you want to clean up the Reminders app here are the multiple ways to delete all or selected completed reminders on iPhone and iPad.
Thankfully, it doesn't happen all the time. And, even when it does, Apple is usually right on top of the issue(s) with a fix. But, from time to time, there are outages that impact Apple's online services. And today is one of those days, with Apple's new iCloud Private Relay feature feeling the burn.
Samsung has unveiled an amazing new feature in its mobile software that appears to ape Apple's most controversial under-the-hood tweak in the company's iOS 15 update: an address bar at the bottom of Safari. Similar to Apple's feature, relocating the URL bar from the top of the interface to the bottom allows for much easier one-handed browsing.
If you’ve been following along lately, then you might be well-versed on the impressive number of spicy iOS & iPadOS exploits that have been surfacing over the past several weeks.
Apple last Monday released iOS & iPadOS 15.1 to the general public following a lengthy beta testing period with a bevy of enhancements for the company’s mobile operating systems. Those enhancements comprised of SharePlay, support for COVID-19 vaccination cards in the Wallet app, an automatic macro toggle for the Camera app, and a plethora of bug fixes among other things.
Back in September, Apple released the next major update to its most popular operating system. With iOS 15, the company didn't attempt to change the wheel or make any other massive alterations. It refined the experience, improved some aspects of it, and added plenty of new features for good measure. But has it been a smooth experience for you?