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Apple on Tuesday suffered a sweeping services outage, with major platforms like the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Arcade, iCloud and others rendered inaccessible. Trouble started at around 8 p.m. Eastern, according to Apple’s System Status webpage. As of this writing, some 25 services have been down for nearly two hours. “Users are experiencing a
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Apple gave Siri a new look in iOS 14, but while the virtual assistant has gone through a visual refresh, it is both still very familiar to use, as well as introducing a bunch of new features. Here’s how to use your iPhone’s digital personality. As Apple updates iOS with new features, changes are similarly
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The Department of Justice in a court filing on Friday opposed TikTok’s requested injunction against an impending ban authorized by the Trump administration, saying a decision in TikTok’s favor would weaken the president’s power during a claimed national security emergency. TikTok is facing a rapidly approaching deadline as Trump’s executive order calling for a ban
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Apple included the Translate app in iOS 14, which aims to make it easy to communicate with others in a foreign language. Here’s how to get up and running with the new app. Translation apps have been a staple of iOS for many years, with Google arguably offering one of the most popular versions on
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Google’s YouTube unit appears to be restricting picture-in-picture video viewing on Apple’s iOS 14 to subscribers of its Premium subscription service, while promised 4K resolution in tvOS 14 is a no-show. Apple’s iOS 14 delivers PiP video viewing to iPhone for the first time. The handy feature allows users to simultaneously watch video content, conduct
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday snubbed heads-up display technology, a system Apple is rumored to adopt in a first-generation “Apple Glass” product, as inadequate for augmented reality applications. Zuckerberg in an interview with The Verge explained that the transition from VR products like Facebook’s Oculus series to portable AR setups will be an especially
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A video on Friday purportedly offers the closest look yet at Apple’s “iPhone 12 Pro” chassis ahead of an expected release this fall. The short, five-second video posted to Twitter by YouTube channel EverythingApplePro reveals what appears to be a next-generation iPhone chassis complete with iPhone 4-inspired design, cutouts for a triple-lens camera array, a
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Scotland this week became the latest European country to roll out a coronavirus contact tracing app built on Apple and Google’s Exposure Notification system. Called Protect Scotland the free app is an opt-in coronavirus tracking measure administered by NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect program. Like other apps utilizing the Exposure Notification framework, Protect Scotland operates
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Apple on Tuesday detailed some of the new features and changes coming to its CryptoKit API, including portability and key derivation. CryptoKit is a Swift framework that Apple first introduced in iOS 13. It allows developers to perform some common cryptographic operations in their operations, including message encryption and authentication. In 2020, Apple is introducing
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Another leaker is casting doubts on the possibility of an imminent hardware release, with the expected Tuesday press release predicted to just contain details of when the fall “iPhone 12” launch event will take place. A number of rumors have pointed to Apple holding some form of event in September, with at least one leaker
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Apple on Monday added Japanese and Simplified Chinese subtitle support to hundreds of Worldwide Developers Conference 2020 videos. Announced in a post to Apple’s developer portal, the addition delivers Japanese and Simplified Chinese language subtitles to this year’s WWDC Special Event Keynote, Platforms State of the Union, and over 200 technical sessions. Arguably the most
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