Apple’s New Series of Remote Learning Videos Will Help Facilitate At-Home Education

Many countries have closed their schools owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. The educational institutions are exploring new ways in which they can teach the kids virtually. Apple has decided to help educators and has launched a new series of videos. These videos are designed to take advantage of the built-in features of devices like the iPad. The first video is titled “Prepare Resources for Remote Learning” and is aimed at helping educators set up remote learning resources. This video will help educators learn how to get up and running for…

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Apple Planning to Reopen U.S. Retail Stores in a Phased Manner by the First Half of April

In a memorandum, Apple retail chief Deirdre O’Brien has revealed that the company will attempt to resume business operations in the U.S. The company has informed the employees that retail stores might start reopening from the first half of April. Apple had closed its retail stores outside China until March 27, later they said the stores are “closed until further notice.” Currently, Apple has closed its retail outlets due to the COVID-19 outbreak. O’Brien has informed employees that the current work from home arrangements will be extended to at least…

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Safari browser adds Full Third-Party Cookie Blocking on iOS, iPadOS 13.4, macOS

Apple has blocked third-party cookie tracking by introducing Intelligent Tracking Prevention in the Safari browser. Apple’s WebKit team has announced that the feature has been updated to block cookies for cross-site references on iOS, iPadOS 13.4, Safari 13.1 on macOS. Cookies for cross-site reference will not be blocked by default. This, in turn, is expected to enhance privacy for Safari browser users. With this in place, Apple has effectively eliminated the scope for “a little bit of cross-site tracking.” It might seem like a bigger change than it is. But…

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Apple Releases watchOS 6.2 with IAP Support, Expands ECG Feature to More Countries

Alongside iOS 13.4, iPadOS 13.4, and macOS 10.15.4, Apple has also released watchOS 6.2 for all compatible Apple Watch models. watchOS 6.2 is a relatively major update that brings IAP support for watchOS apps. It also expands ECG support and irregular heart rhythm on the Apple Watch Series 4 and Series 5 to Chile, New Zealand, and Turkey. The full release notes of watchOS 6.2 can be found below: – Introduces in-app purchases for ‌‌Apple Watch‌‌ apps– Fixes an issue where music playback could pause when switching from Wi-Fi to…

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2020 iPad Pro Review Roundup: An AR-Upgrade

The first set of 2020 iPad Pro reviews are out ahead of the tablet’s official release tomorrow. If you plan on buying the 2020 iPad Pro, check out our review roundup below to know what everyone is saying about Apple’s latest tablets. The 2020 iPad Pro lineup is all about minor spec bump and major camera bump. The new lineup uses A12Z Bionic chip and packs 6GB RAM which should help with performance, though it does not bring anything revolutionary to the table. 2020 iPad Pro Review Roundup The Verge…

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Apple Announces Universal Purchase Support for Mac, iOS Apps

Ahead of the release of iOS 13.4 and macOS Catalina 10.15.4, Apple has announced the official rollout of universal purchases to developers. This move will allow developers to bundle and sell Mac and iOS apps in a single bundle. With watchOS 6.2, Apple is also adding IAPs support to watchOS apps. An app developer can now bundle apps across platforms including iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS and users will only have to purchase them once. The change on the developer side to adopt universal purchase is very simple: they…

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Apple Working With BMW to Let You Use Your iPhone as ‘CarKey’

Code found in an internal build of iOS 14 points to Apple working with BMW for a new ‘CarKey’ feature in the OS. When the first iOS 13.4 beta was released, it was discovered that Apple was working on allowing one to use their iPhone as a car key. It was later also revealed that one could share the car key over iMessage. Back in December, BMW had announced that it was working on allowing BMW car owners to provide “keyless” access to their vehicles. The company is already a…

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Add Funds to Your Apple ID and Get 10% Bonus in Select Countries

Apple has started offering a bonus of 10 percent for those adding funds to the Apple ID account. The offer is valid up to April 3rd and is available for users in Germany, Australia, United States, Canada, and other countries. Apple ID fund can be used to purchase apps and games on the App Store. Furthermore, the funds can also be used on the iTunes Store, Apple Book Store, Apple Music or any of the Apple services. For example, if you add $200 to your account then you will get…

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