Apple Adds DNS Encryption Support for iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur

Apple announced that iOS 14 and macOS Big Sur will support encrypted DNS communication at a developer conference. Unencrypted DNS communication takes place using plain text and anyone in your WiFi network or even ISP can snoop on your web traffic. In other words, anyone between your device and resolver will be able to intercept DNS queries in Normal DNS. There are two mechanisms for encrypting DNS queries, DNS-over-HTTPS (DOH) and DNS-over-TLS (DoT). Both the mechanisms support DNS encryption for a phone, desktop, and even individual apps. Since the queries…

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iOS 14 Jailbreak: Checkra1n and Cydia Shown Running on iPhone X

It has been only a few days since Apple released the first beta of iOS 14 to developers and the jailbreaking community has already sprung to action. One of the team members behind checkra1n jailbreak has posted a photo showing the tool successfully installed on an iPhone X running iOS 14. Another member from the team, Sam Binger, has also posted a photo showing Cydia on an iPhone X running iOS 14. The Checkra1n jailbreak tool is based on a low-level checkm8 bootrom exploit which affects iPhone X and older…

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The Best iOS 14 Features for iPhone

Apple yesterday announced iOS 14 and right after the keynote ended, the company was quick to release the first developer beta of the OS as well. iOS 14 does not bring any radical new changes, though it does overhaul the entire home screen experience in a big way. While we have already covered all the new iOS 14 features, but in this article, we will look at some of the best features of iOS 14. Do not write off iOS 14 thinking it is a minor update though. The small…

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WWDC 2020: What to Expect from Apple’s Biggest Developer Conference

Later this month, Apple will be holding the 2020 edition of WWDC — its yearly conference aimed at developers. The coronavirus pandemic has forced Apple to hold WWDC virtually this time around. However, just like the last few years, the conference this year should be jam-packed with some exciting announcements. In fact, Apple says this will be the “biggest WWDC to date.” So, here’s everything that we expect Apple to announce at WWDC 2020 on June 22nd. Apple tends to focus on developers and its software offerings at WWDC, though…

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iOS 13.6 to Bring Greater Control over Automatic Downloading and Installation of iOS Updates

Apple released the second developer beta versions of iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6 an hour ago. The company usually releases minor features and bug fixes with new iOS and iPadOS updates. With iOS 13.6 Beta 2 and iPadOS 13.6 Beta 2, a new feature has arrived that offers users greater control over automatic downloading and installation of operating system updates. The new update brings granular control over how an iOS or iPadOS device downloads and installs an operating system update. Users with devices running the new update can choose if…

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How to Downgrade iOS 13.5.1 to iOS 13.5 to Jailbreak Your iPhone

Last week, Apple released the iOS 13.5.1 update to patch the zero-day security exploit in iOS 13.5 that allowed for a jailbreak. The company is likely going to stop signing iOS 13.5 later this week or early next week, so if you have accidentally updated your iPhone to iOS 13.5.1, follow this guide to downgrade it back to iOS 13.5. iOS 13.5 is likely the last build of iOS that can be jailbroken. Apple is all set to announce iOS 14 later this month and after that, developers are likely…

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All the Confirmed iOS 14 Features Based on Leaks

Later this month, Apple will be announcing iOS 14 at its online-only WWDC 2020 event. iOS 14 is expected to bring some usability changes and focus more on bug fixes and stability improvements rather than cramming a lot more features as the Cupertino company did with iOS 13. As it happens every year though, leaks have detailed a number of iOS 14 features. So, before Apple gets around to unveiling iOS 14, let’s have a look at some confirmed iOS 14 features as per leaks. With iOS 14, Apple is…

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Apple’s New Password Resources Manager to Help Apps Create Strong Passwords for Popular Websites

The Password Manager Resources is open source and is already on GitHub. Thanks to the Password Manager Resources developers will be able to create passwords that match with the requirements of popular websites and services. The list also includes links that can use used to change passwords. Apple has created a new open source project to help developers of password managers collaborate to create strong passwords that are compatible with popular websites. The Password Manager Resources open source project allows you to integrate website-specific requirements used by the iCloud Keychain…

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iPhone 12 Launch Has Been Delayed to Q4 According to Major Apple Supplier

There have been conflicting reports surrounding the iPhone 12 launch being delayed this year due to the pandemic. As per major Apple supplier Broadcom though, the iPhone 12 launch cycle has indeed been delayed to Q4. The company supplies Apple with chips for Wi-Fi connectivity inside iPhones so any delay in a new iPhone launch affects it greatly. The company’s CEO Hock Tan, did not directly refer to Apple in his latest earnings conference call but noted that there was a “major product cycle delay” which will affect the its…

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Signal Announces New Face Blurring Tool to Help U.S. Protesters Protect Their Identity

Technology plays a very important part in our lives and the same is being witnessed in protests across the U.S. George Floyd was killed by law enforcement on camera and this has lead to nationwide protests. Thankfully, tech companies are not sitting on the sidelines and chiming in with the protests. The privacy focussed messaging tool Signal has now introduced a blur tool for iOS and Android. Many people in the U.S are out on the streets to protest the killing of George Floyd. Apparently, the protests have caused a…

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