iOS 13’s Optimized Battery Charging Doesn’t Seem to Work as Intended, Might Hit Battery Life

After the Batterygate scandal, Apple brought improvements to how it handles processor frequency throttling and the battery charging behavior. It introduced the Optimized Battery Charging feature to iPhones and iPads with the release of iOS 13, which was meant to reduce the overall battery wear, but it doesn’t seem to be working as intended. According to a report from ZDNet, the Optimized Battery Charging feature isn’t working as it should. When you put your iPhone to charge overnight, the feature is meant to kick in and prevent the battery from…

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Best iPad Mini, iPad Pro, iPad Air Deals on Amazon and Best Buy

Best Buy’s Apple event sale is currently live and the online retailer is offering a good discount on the new iPad and the latest iPad Mini. Typically these iPad models are rarely discounted and, if you are looking to buy one now, is the best time. We have listed all the deals on iPad across both Best Buy and Amazon. The deals might not be the best around but if you have been looking to buy an iPad Pro, iPad, or iPad Mini from a reliable retailer, the deals from…

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Apple Releases watchOS 6.2 Beta 5 to Developers

One week after releasing the fourth beta version of watchOS 6.2 to compatible Apple Watch models, Apple has released the fifth beta version of its smartwatch operating system today to developers. It can now be installed via the OTA update. Usually, Apple releases the developer beta builds of watchOS alongside the release of developer beta builds of iPadOS, iOS, macOS, and tvOS. However, this week, the fifth developer beta of watchOS 6.2 was released one day after the release of the fifth beta version of iPadOS 13.4, iOS 13.4, macOS…

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New Logitech Powered 3-In-1 Wireless Dock Can Simultaneously Charge iPhone, AirPods, Apple Watch

Apple left a void in wireless charging space after canceling AirPower charger. Companies like Anker, Logitech, Mophie, and others are trying to fill the void with new wireless chargers. Logitech has launched Powered 3-in-1 Dock capable of charging Apple Watch, AirPods and iPhone simultaneously. Logitech’s new 3-in-1 Dock doesn’t come cheap at $129.99. However, it looks aesthetically pleasing and is something that would look adoring on your work table. Talking about features, the dock comes with two wireless charging zones, a flatbed for AirPods and a stand meant for iPhone.…

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Verizon Launches Yahoo Mobile, a $40/Month ‘Unlimited Everything’ Plan

In the recent past, Yahoo has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons. The company was embroiled in data breach controversy and was blamed for not handling the crisis well. Verizon acquired Yahoo in 2017 and has now launched Yahoo Mobile phone service. Yahoo Mobile is a new MVNO- mobile virtual network operator and offers unlimited wireless service via Verizon’s 4G LTE at $39.99/month. Yahoo Mobile offers everything unlimited and the list includes data, call, and text. However, the fine print mentions that tethering is restricted to only one…

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TSMC to Mass Produce 5nm A14 Chipsets for iPhone 12 in April

While Apple seems to have taken a hit in the production and launch of the iPhone 9 due to the Coronavirus outbreak, it might be more cautious with the launch of the iPhone 12 series. The supplier for the A14 chipset is expected to start the mass production as soon as next month. It is being reported that TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company), which is the sole supplier of the A14 chipset, will start the mass production of Apple’s A14 chipset in April. The processing chipset that will be used…

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watchOS 7 Will Come with a New ‘International’ Watch Face

Apple will include a new watch face in watchOS 7 likely carrying the name “International” which will show flags from different countries. References to this new watch face have been found in iOS 14. It is unclear how many countries this new watch face will support and if it will have any other features. It is possible that the flag will automatically change if the user visits another country. A previous leak had revealed that watchOS 7 will come with a new Infograph Pro watch face that will allow users…

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Apple Canceled iPhone 9 March Event Due to Coronavirus Outbreak, Production Delays

Apple has decided to postpone its March product launch event due to the coronavirus outbreak and the repeated delays in the production of the iPhone SE successor. The leak comes courtesy of a Cult of Mac’s source at Apple. Another major factor that led Apple to take this decision was the worsening of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. The company got “concerned” about bringing nearly 1,000 people for a media event at its Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park in late March. Many Apple executives were also worried…

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Elon Musk Says Recent Buggy iOS Releases Broke His iPhone’s Email System

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has called out Apple for breaking his email system. The CEO made the comments while speaking on the stage at the Satellite 2020 conference. Musk had previously said that technology is declining due to the quality of skills fading over time. When an interviewer further asked him to expand on this and how it relates to Space X’s Mars mission, the CEO explained that technology does not automatically improve. He then proceeded to highlight how being an iPhone user, he was affected by the recent software…

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