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watchOS 6.0.1 for Apple Watch brings watch face improvements, more

Following the release of iOS 13.1.2, Apple today has also released watchOS 6.0.1 to the public. watchOS 6.0.1 includes performance and security improvements, according to Apple. Apple says watchOS 6.0.1 also resolves an issue affecting the Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse watch faces, which lost their ability to speak following the release of watchOS 6.1. It’s unclear whether watchOS 6.0.1 solves the battery life issues that many Apple Watch users have been experiencing. Apple does say there are performance optimizations included in the update. Here’s the full changelog for watchOS…

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Apple’s iOS and iPadOS 13 support multiple PS4 or Xbox One controllers, which could be huge for Arcade

Apple’s  iOS 13 update (and the newly renamed iPadOS for iPad hardware) both support multiple simultaneous Bluetooth game controller connections. Apple added Xbox One and PlayStation 4 controller support in the updates, and after doing some digging, I can confirm that you can use multiple of either type of controller on one iOS device running the update, with each controlling a different player character. That’s the good news: The bad news is that not many games take advantage of this right now. I wasn’t able to find a game in Apple’s…

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The Apple reviews are in, but tech season is just getting started

This week on The Vergecast, Nilay Patel and Dieter Bohn get into their Apple reviews for the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, and the Apple Watch Series 5. It’s a review redux, and there’s plenty more to say about the new iPhones, their cameras, and whether the nickname “sweater mode” is going to stick for what Apple calls “Deep Fusion.” We hope it does; “sweater mode” sounds much cozier. Today’s the day when preorders for the new iPhones should start arriving on people’s doorsteps, and the lines at Apple Stores are…

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Apple drops prices of older iPhones, iPhone XR and Watch Series 3. Check latest rates

Ahead of the festive season, Apple has slashed the price of iPhone XR, iPhone XS in India. Cupertino-based smartphone maker unveiled iPhone 11 at a starting price of ₹64,900 on September 10. Following the launch of iPhone 11 series, Apple has dropped the prices of several older iPhone models and Apple watches in the country. Apple’s recent price drop on older iPhone models are in the range of 10-30%. Among the older models, Apple iPhone XR, Apple iPhone XS and Apple iPhone XS Max — that were launched last year — received a…

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Apple iPhone 11 specs leaked: Top-end models likely to sport triple rear camera

Apple has confirmed that the special event to launch this year’s iPhones will be held on September 10. There has been a spate of rumours, leaks and renders of the expected devices. While some can be confirmed with a certain sense of assurance, others may not be as reliable. That there will be three devices can be confirmed. These are likely to be named the iPhone 11, 11Max and 11 R, sticking to the last year’s pattern. One Chinese site has come up with the suggestion that these names will be…

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Apple’s iPhone 11 could come with shatter resistant glass

Apple is expected to launch its next generation iPhone series comprising of the iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max at a special event on September 10. The iPhone 11 series of smartphones are expected to pack several upgrades over the company’s 2018 iPhones. The camera, among others, is likely to be one of the major points of differences between the two generation of iPhones. Now a new report indicates that the iPhone 11 series of smartphones will shatter resistant glass that will protect the…

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Apple Watch Series 5: Here’s What it May Look Like

An alleged image of the Apple Watch Series 5 has been leaked. According to the image, not much appears to be different. The Watch Series 5 still seems to bear the rounded rectangular design, along with the 3D curved glass on top and the rotating crown to the right for control. If this leak is to be believed, this somewhat confirms that the Apple Watch Series 5 will be more of an incremental upgrade over its predecessor. According to reports on the internet, the Apple Watch Series 5 will feature…

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You should opt out of the Apple Card’s arbitration clause — here’s how

So you’ve heard about Apple’s new credit card, and you want to give it a try. Before you sign on the dotted line, there is at least one aspect of Apple’s agreement (besides any fees and percentage rates) that you’ll want to pay attention to: the arbitration clause. Arbitration clauses have become extremely popular in agreements between companies and consumers — and for good reason. When you agree to arbitration, you are basically putting most of the advantages in the company’s court. For example, most arbitration clauses deny you the opportunity…

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Apple Mistakenly Unpatches Vulnerability in iOS 12.4, Lets Hackers Release Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhone Models: Report

Apple has reportedly unpatched a bug in the latest iOS 12.4 update that it had fixed in the earlier iOS 12.3 update – leaving its most up-to-date iPhones vulnerable to hacking risk. As a result of the mistake, all iPhones running iOS 12.4 can now be jailbroken and several iPhone users have already tweeted that they are successfully running the “jailbreak”. According to Motherboard, security researchers have already exploited the vulnerability in iOS 12.4 and released a public “jailbreak” on open-sourced software development platform GitHub – the first free public jailbreak for a fully-updated iPhone that’s been…

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Apple reveals special new iPhones for security researchers

Apple is planning to supply special iPhones to security researchers next year to help them find security flaws in iOS. The devices will be made available to researchers that report bugs through the company’s invitation-only bug bounty program for iOS. Apple first launched this bug bounty program three years ago at the Black Hat conference, and it’s now extending its use at the same conference today to cover macOS, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and more. Apple’s iOS Security Research Device program will be available to researchers with a track record of high-quality security…

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