New MacBook Air’s Teardown by iFixit Shows Few Important Improvements

The newly launched MacBook Air brings a lot of improvements under the hood, including a much faster processor (Intel’s 10th Gen. models), a more powerful integrated GPU, higher base storage, and faster RAM, but more importantly, it comes with an improved keyboard. Now, iFixit has published a teardown of the 2020 MacBook Air to see exactly what has improved. iFixit’s teardown shows that Apple’s new Magic Keyboard brings back scissor switches, similar to the switches that were used in older MacBooks. Also, it has been noticed that the new keys…

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Want Apple TV Screen Savers on Your Mac? This App Can Help You

Apple has some really gorgeous screen savers for the Apple TV, and they look even better in 4K resolution and HDR. What if you don’t have an Apple TV and you want those aerial visuals on your Mac’s screen? Yes, there’s an app for that. Aerial is a free app that can get you Apple TV’s Screen Savers on a computer running macOS. It brings all the latest screen savers that Apple has released until now for tvOS, and all of them are available in 4K resolution with HDR10 encoding.…

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Apple Support Documents Help You Setup and Use Bluetooth Mouse/Trackpad with iPad

Apple has come up with new support documents that explain how to connect and use a Bluetooth mouse or trackpad with an iPad. The procedure detailed in the support documents will work across new iPad Pro models, iPad Air 2 or upwards, fifth-gen iPad and the iPad mini 4 or upwards. On the software front, the device needs to be running iPadOS 13.4 which was released a couple of days ago. According to the support documents you can not only use Magic Keyboard, Magic Trackpad 2, and Magic Mouse 2…

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Sing along with YouTube Music as iOS App Gains Lyrics Feature

YouTube Music users will finally get a chance to sing along thanks to the new lyrics feature. Google announced the lyrics feature for YouTube Music on iOS and Android. This means that you no longer need to rely on your browser or a third-party app for lyrics. Using the lyrics feature on YouTube Music is pretty easy. All you need to do is tap the (i) button appearing beneath the video. However, in order to follow the lyrics you need to scroll down manually. It is also worth noting that…

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Apple Will Cancel iCloud Account Recovery If You Spam with Too Many Requests

If you forget your iCloud account’s password and want to recover it, please don’t raise repeated requests. According to Apple’s policy, it will cancel the iCloud account recovery process if it sees too many recovery requests from a user. Forgetting your Apple iCloud account’s password can be quite painful, but you can always raise a request to recover and reset the password to gain access to your iCloud account. However, you should not do silly things like requesting for recovery too many times as the company could see it as an…

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iOS 13.4 vs iOS 13.3.1 Battery Life Comparison

iOS 13.3.1 might have been a minor bug fixing update but it led to a lot of iPhone users complaining about poor battery life and high battery drain. With the iOS 13.4 update now out, has things changed? Does the latest major point release of iOS 13 from Apple bring any improvements in terms of battery life? YouTuber iAppleBytes conducted a battery life test on a variety of iPhones — iPhone SE, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, and the iPhone 11 — all running iOS 13.4. He…

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Apple Restricting Game Streaming Services Like Google Stadia, Project xCloud from App Store

It is 2020, and we’re finally getting to use play games without a gaming console or a computer, thanks to cloud-based game streaming services like Google Stadia, Microsoft Project xCloud, and Nvidia GeForce Now. However, these services are being restricted by Apple from reaching iPad and iPhone users due to unnecessarily strict rules. Want to try Google Stadia on your iPhone or iPad? You can’t. Although most cloud-based game streaming services run flawlessly on Android, they’re not welcome on iOS and iPadOS. And that’s because Apple’s guidelines which restrict the…

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iOS 13.4 vs iOS 13.3.1 Speed Test

Apple yesterday released the iOS 13.4 update for all compatible iPhones and iPads. This was a major point release from Apple that introduced a number of new features and enhanced existing ones as well. What about performance though? Does iOS 13.4 bring anything to the table in terms of performance improvement? YouTuber iAppleBytes has conducted a speed test on older iPhones like the iPhone SE, iPhone 6s, iPhone 7, and iPhone XR to highlight the speed difference between iOS 13.3.1 and iOS 13.4. All the devices booted faster while running…

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Apple Suppliers Increase Production of Scissor-Switch Based Magic Keyboards

It looks like Apple is all set to bid adieu to its erratic and unreliable Butterfly keyboard and replace it with its new Magic Keyboard. A DigiTimes report claims that Apple suppliers have ramped up production of the Magic Keyboard and that there have been no cutbacks in order from the company despite the coronavirus outbreak. Apple first debuted the Magic Keyboard with the 16-inch MacBook Pro in November last year. This was then followed by the 2020 13-inch MacBook Air refresh shipping ditching the Butterfly keyboard in favor of the Magic…

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Safari in macOS Catalina 10.15.4 Will Import Google Chrome Passwords to iCloud Keychain

Apple yesterday released the macOS Catalina 10.15.4 update with a number of new features and enhancements like Screen Time Communication Limits, time-synced lyrics in the Music app, and more. Among other things, Apple has also updated Safari in macOS 10.15.4 to automatically import passwords from Chrome to iCloud Keychain. If you have been looking to switch to Safari from Chrome for a long time but were avoiding doing so because all your passwords were synced with your Google account, this new feature will make your life easier. Once you import…

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