iPhone XR

Apple will provide an iPhone XR as a loaner for lengthy repair times

If you find yourself in a situation where your iPhone needs a repair, Apple is more than willing to help with that. Whether that means by forking over money up front, or handling the repair via AppleCare+. And while that's all well and good, sometimes the repair process can take some time. Which means you might need a loaner phone until the process is complete.

Apple is no longer offering the iPhone 12 Pro or iPhone XR

A hand holding an iPhone 12 Pro Max with the rear camera array shown

You may have heard that Apple announced four new iPhones earlier today. And that's true! The iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max are now officially official. And now that they are part of the lineup, Apple has had to make some other choices to help trim the fat a little bit.

Apple Music Spatial Audio doesn’t work with the built-in speakers in iPhone XR, iPad mini, and iPad

With the arrival of Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos in Apple Music earlier this year, the expectation was that the feature would work with a variety of different Apple-branded devices right out of the box. And that's certainly the case (especially with Lossless audio quality). But it turns out Apple has had to revise the list of supported devices that support the upgraded listening experience from the built-in speakers.

Unc0ver update implements Jake James’ time_waste exploit, adds reliability improvements

Ever since the unc0ver jailbreak picked up support for iOS 13.0-13.3 on A12(X)-A13 devices with the help of Brandon Azad’s oob_timestamp exploit, Pwn20wnd has been releasing bug fix updates on a regular basis to address some of the issues reported by users. Today is no different.

Shared in a a series of Tweets this afternoon, Pwn20wnd announced the launch of unc0ver versions v4.1.0 and 4.1.1, with the latter being the newest:

Free DoubleTake app turns your iPhone into multi-cam studio

DoubleTake

Filmic captured a lot of iPhone users' interest last fall when they gave a demonstration of their Filmic Pro app running on the new iPhone 11 Pro, for its ability to capture video simultaneously from multiple iPhone cameras. Now the company has released that functionality in a free app called DoubleTake, which is now available for download from the App Store. And it works with iPhone models besides the iPhone 11.