AirPods and AirPods Pro Production Plans Could be Hampered by Coronavirus outbreak

Apple’s AirPods and AirPods Pro are so popular that stores often have a problem maintaining stocks. We had seen how AirPods Pro was being resold for a premium during the holiday season. Now the spread of Coronavirus is likely to impact AirPods production and cause supply shortages. Nikkie has published a new report which mentions all of the AirPods major suppliers including Luxshare-ICT, Goertek, and Inventec have shut down due to Coronavirus. In fact, a majority of production facilities in mainland China are yet to open after the Lunar New…

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Apple’s Independent Repair Provider Program Heavily Criticized in New Report

Apple has often been criticized for not allowing third-party repairs for its products. Now, it’s IRP (Independent Repair Provider) program, which was meant to improve things, has been heavily criticized for being crazy and invasive to customers as well as repair shops. A report from Motherboard, which was published earlier today, gives us an in-depth look at a copy of a contract that businesses have to sign to be able to enter the program. The IRP program was initially announced last August and was meant to offer more repair options…

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New Concept Reimagines Multitasking on iPad with the help of Context Menus

Apple has been touting the iPad as a multitasking machine from quiet some time. The iPad Pro is marketed as a full-fledged computing solution. Now a new concept by MacStories has envisaged a fix for iPad’s multitasking woes. The concept stresses a very important factor, accessibility. Ryan Christoffel, the person behind the concept insists that multitasking features on the iPad are complex to use and not easily accessible. He further says that instead of redesigning the entire multitasking system, Apple needs to work on making features discoverable. In other words,…

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Are You Facing Battery Life Issues on Your iPhone after Updating to iOS 13.3.1?

Some iPhone users are reporting decreased battery life after updating to the stable version of iOS 13.3.1. Are you facing similar issues with battery life on your iPhone? Let us know about your experience. After more than four weeks of beta testing, Apple released the stable build of iOS 13.3.1 for iPhones. Apart from adding an option to disable the U1 Ultra Wideband chip and Indian English Siri voices for the HomePod, it brought along fixes to various bugs, including Communications Limit in Screen Time, the Mail app, delay in…

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Drive Safer and Smarter With This Wireless Charger [Deals Hub]

We all need our phones on the road, whether we’re navigating a journey or catching up with a pal. If you want to ensure you’re using it safely and keeping it powered up, it’s time to check out Smart Touch Auto-Clamping Wireless Car Charger. This handy gadget is available now in the iPhone Hacks Deals Hub for $50, 16% off the usual price of $60. Smart Touch Auto-Clamping Wireless Car Charger lets you drive safer while still enjoying your phone’s necessities. It works with Qi-enabled phones that are 4.5″ to…

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New Apple TV with A12 Bionic Chip Might Be in the Making

Apple might be working on a new Apple TV with a newer and faster chipset, and this information was revealed via a new developer beta build of tvOS that was released yesterday. What do you want from the next-generation Apple TV? The company had released the tvOS 13.4 Developer Beta 1 update for the Apple TV HD and the Apple TV 4K. It has now been uncovered that an unreleased Apple TV model (T1125) is mentioned in the operating system. For comparison, the codenames of the Apple TV HD and…

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macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Beta Comes with Screen Time’s Communication Limits Feature

Apple released macOS Catalina 10.15.4 first developer beta update yesterday. Now it has come to light that apart from bug fixes and improvements, the update also packs in an important feature. The macOS Catalina 10.15.4 comes with Communication Limits feature baked into Screen Time. The Communication Limits feature was already available on iOS and the same has now debuted on macOS. Communication Limits to Screen Time which allowed parents to limit how much and how many times their kids can talk to someone. If a number is not in their…

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Unc0ver iOS 13 Jailbreak May Support iPhone 11/Pro, iPhone XS, iPhone XR Soon

Pwn20wnd is working on an update for the Unc0ver jailbreak tool that will add semi-tethered jailbreak support for iOS 13 – iOS 13.3. Before iOS 13 was released, Unc0ver was the jailbreaking tool of choice for users on iOS 12 as it supported jailbreaking iPhone XS and iPhone XR. However, the tool has not been updated since then and in its current form, it can only jailbreak devices running iOS 12 – iOS 12.4.1. Pwn20wnd has confirmed on Twitter that he is working on an Unc0ver update to add iOS…

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Google Maps Gets New Icon and New Features to Celebrate 15th Anniversary

It has been fifteen years since Google Maps was first released. Quite hard to imagine, isn’t it? Well, to celebrate Google Maps’ 15the anniversary, the internet search giant has unveiled a shiny new icon and a few new features to go with it. Google’s navigation service is 15 years old already, and we can’t think of a world without Google Maps. The company has released a brand new icon today, and along with it, a slightly redesigned app for iOS and Android. The new app also brings a couple of…

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Video Shows the Much Awaited Checkra1n iOS 13.3.1 Jailbreak for Windows in Action

The Checkra1n team recently released an update to their tool which added iOS 13.3.1, Linux support, and made a bunch of other improvements. However, the team did not release a Windows version of the tool which many iPhone users have been eagerly awaiting. Raz Mashat has now posted a video showing the Windows version of the checkra1n tool in action. Raz Mashat gave a demo of checkra1n for Windows at the BlueHat IL conference. His tweet also makes it clear that the Windows tool won’t be released now, though the…

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