Here Is Why Censoring Your Information with the Black Highlighter in iOS Is a Bad Idea

Apple offers a decent set of tools to edit images. Most of use highlighter tool to sensor sensitive data from pictures or hide private data. I have seen people using the highlighter tools to hide their credit card information amongst many other things. A Redditor has explained why using Apple’s highlighter tool to censor sensitive data is a bad idea. The Redditor has explained how the default opacity of the tool is a problem. If the value of opacity is less then 100 then the tool will not be able…

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Apple’s New Patent Shows Possible Future AR Headphones That Can Improve Conference Calls

Apple has been granted a new patent today. It is dubbed ‘Intelligent augmented audio conference calling using headphones.’ The patent is for an AR-based audio-processing technology for headphones that can place a person in a virtual space during a voice conference. As most of you might know, when a person is on a conference call, it is hard for the individual to recognize which person is speaking when more than one person are conversing at the same time. Apple aims to solve this problem using its new audio-processing technology. According…

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Twitter to Delete Inactive Accounts Starting Next Month, Yet to Offer Way for Memorializing Accounts

Twitter has decided to crack down on inactive accounts and remove the same. The company has already sent out an email that warns users to sign in by December 11th or their account will cease to exist. Furthermore, once deleted, the username will be available for anyone else. Twitter wants you to log in at least once in six months to avoid this from happening. Twitter issued a statement to The Verge and it reads as follows, As part of our commitment to serving the public conversation, we’re working to…

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B&H Is Offering the Best Deal on 16-Inch MacBook Pro This Black Friday

If you are looking to buy the 16-inch MacBook Pro this Black Friday, you must check out the latest deal from B&H where it has discounted the laptops by $200. That’s easily the best discount on the latest MacBooks we have seen so far. The 16-inch MacBook Pro was announced earlier this month. While it shares the same CPU as the 15-inch MacBook Pro, it is a massive upgrade in every other department. It comes with a bigger display, better quality speakers and microphones, faster GPU, longer battery life, more…

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Apple Changes Crimea Map to Please the Russian Government

Apple has toed the line with governments for more than once. Last time around, the company took flak for removing an app related to Hong Kong protests. Now it has come to light that Apple has changed how Crimea is displayed in Maps and Weather apps after succumbing to the Russian government’s demand. Here is the context, Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine back in 2014 and was criticized for the same. Apple has now set Maps and Weather to show Crimea as a Russian territory when viewed from within Russia.…

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Power Up 3 Apple Products At Once With This Portable Power Bank [Deals Hub]

Apple junkies know the pain of your iPhone dying, only to then turn to your Apple Watch and see it’s running low as well. Even worse? When the AirPods are in need of a charge, too! Fortunately, there’s a convenient charging solution thanks to the 3-in-1 Wireless Power Bank for Apple iWatch, iOS & AirPods. It’s available now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub for just $32, 67% off the $99.99 MSRP with promo code: BFSAVE20. It comes in black and gray, black, black and red, and black and silver.…

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These Are All the Apple Certified Cameras and Routers Which Support Latest HomeKit Features

Apple has updated its HomeKit accessories page with a list of routers and security cameras that will work with the brand’s HomeKit ecosystem of smart home devices. The Cupertino-based tech giant announced two new categories, HomeKit routers and HomeKit Secure Video, alongside iOS 13.2. However, Apple had not revealed a list of supported devices back then. Starting with HomeKit enabled routers, Apple has listed three routers that will support the HomeKit ecosystem – two from eero and one from Linksys. The two routers from eero include eero and eero Pro.…

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BlackFriday Week: Wondershare dr.fone Gives 40% Off All Features and Free Orders Bonus

Sometimes you want more than what Apple’s own software offers in terms of device management for your iPhone or iPad. This is where Wondershare’s excellent dr.fone comes in, a handy toolkit that’s lets you manage, migrate, recover deleted files, transfer WhatsApp chat history, fix your iPhone, and more. The good thing is that for Black Friday, iPhoneHacks readers can get the dr.fone toolkit for 40% off. Why Buy dr.fone? The dr.fone toolkit is a complete iPhone and iPad management app that’s available for both Windows and Mac. The app contains…

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Best Black Friday 2019 Deals on Mac Apps

Black Friday is a good time not just to buy Apple products but to also buy new software for your Mac. Plenty of reputed publishers are offering hefty discounts on their Mac apps for Black Friday which makes it the best time to pick up some handy new software for your Mac. Some of the apps listed below are extremely popular and rarely go on sale. So, don’t end up not buying them thinking they will again go on sale at a later date. Best Black Friday 2019 Deals on…

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5.4-inch and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Could Use Thinner OLED Displays

Apple plans to release two new iPhones with 5.4-inch and 6.7-inch OLED displays in 2020. Both phones will feature thinner OLED panels thanks to the use of on-cell touch panels. These panels have the touch sensor built right into them which makes them thinner than traditional OLED panels. Apart from being thinner, the new OLED panels are also cheaper to produce. The thinner OLED panel will provide Apple with more internal space that could allow for a thicker logic board or a bigger battery. A similar rumor had popped up…

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