Friday, December 3

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iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 are now available, include Bluetooth type settings, bug fixes

iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 are now available on iPhone and iPad. While this latest update isn't nearly as substantial as iOS 14.3 / iPadOS 14.3, it does pack some notable new features. For example, there is now a new option that allows users to classify the types of Bluetooth audio devices to correctly identify headphones for audio notifications. Other fixes include removal of artifacts from HDR photos, Fitness widget not showing up-to-date activity data, and auto-complete keyboard suggestions. Below you can find the full release notes for the updates: The camera can recognize smaller QR codesOption to classify the Bluetooth device type in Settings for correct identification of headphones for audio notificationsNotifications when...
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Apple works on folding screens and plans minor updates for iPhones 2021: report

Apple has reportedly started work on a foldable display for a future iPhone model, and the company is planning minor changes for the 2021 iPhone and iPad lines. According to From Bloomberg trustworthy Mark Gurman, Apple developed prototype folding displays for internal testing. However, the company has yet to solidify plans to launch a foldable iPhone. Also, a person familiar with the company's plans said Bloomberg that development has not spread beyond the screen. In other words, Apple has yet to make a fully foldable prototype device. Apple reportedly considered several different foldable screen sizes, including an option that folds out to a 6.7-inch size similar to the company's iPhone 12 Pro Max. It's worth noting that current foldables from companies like Samsung, Motorola,...
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Microsoft Word iPad version gains mouse support

Microsoft has updated Word and Excel on iPad so that both are much more on par with the desktop versions. Word is finally getting mouse and trackpad support, while Excel now works with iPadOS 'multi-window feature. This means that both applications now support multi-window and mouse input, according to GSMArena. To be clear, this means that Microsoft Word works with Apple's cool adaptive cursor that can differentiate between text and buttons on the screen. It should be noted that while you can download Microsoft applications from the App Store for free, you may need a Microsoft 365 subscription to get the most out of the applications. As more productivity apps embrace the mouse and multi-window support, the iPad is becoming an eve...
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Apple’s iPad 9 Said To Be Redesigned Based On Current iPad Air – Report

Apple input 10.2 inch iPad said to undergo a redesign, taking design cues from the current iPad Air (3rd generation), reports Mac Otakara. "According to a Chinese vendor, the next iPad (9th generation) is likely to be based on the iPad Air (3rd generation)," the report reads. While the screen will remain at 10.2 inches as it is today with the iPad 8, the redesign will be slimmer at 6.3mm and weigh slightly less, at 460 grams. “Sources say that it will continue to use Touch ID, Lightning ports, full-lamination displays, anti-reflective coating, P3 displays, true-tone displays, etc.,” explains Mac Otakara. It's unclear if Apple will integrate Touch ID into the power button, as was the case this year. 3rd generation iPad Air. The updated iPad may also have a processor bump, as ex...
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Apple Maps now offers better road coverage, pedestrian data and navigation in Canada

After its release in the US earlier this year, the revamped version of Apple Maps is now rolling out in Canada. This redesigned version of the platform features better road coverage, pedestrian data, navigation, land coverage, and more accurate directions. "With Apple Maps, we have created the best and most private mapping application on the planet and we are excited to bring this experience to our users in Canada," said Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet software and services, in a recent statement. . Along with these updates, 'Look Around', the 'Apple Maps' version of Google Maps'' Street View ', is now widely available across the country. This includes major cities such as Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver,...
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iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2 available with new wallpapers, emoji, and bug fixes

Apple has officially released the new version of its mobile operating systems, iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2. The update fixes several bugs from previous versions of iOS 14, adds more than 100 new emojis, HomePod intercom support, and most importantly, several new and attractive wallpapers in light and dark mode. When it comes to iOS and iPadOS updates, this latest version is pretty substantial. It even includes a new feature that allows users to connect the HomePod to Apple TV 4K for stereo, surround sound, and Dolby Atmos Audio, as well as scene detection for compatible iPad models. To download the update for iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 13.2, go to 'Settings', 'General' and then 'Software update'. You can find the full iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14...
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XCOM 2 Collections is now available on iPhone and iPad

Feral Interactive has launched a iOS and iPadOS version of the turn-based tactics video game by Firaxis Games XCOM 2 Collections. In 2016, the title was released for PS4, PC, and Xbox One. Additionally, a Switch port dropped in May 2020. XCOM 2 Collections features four DLC packs that do not offer in-app purchases. However, since the game costs $ 34.99 CAD, it is best not to include additional in-app purchases. Feral Interactive has been renewed XCOM 2 Collections User Interface with mobile touch screen input in mind and now calling it "Command Interface". Of course, the game's classic turn-based combat remains intact, and you can also customize the look, gear, and abilities of each soldier. XCOM 2 Collections requires iOS 13.1 ...