Apple Now Lets You Submit Activation Lock Request Online

Apple is making it easier for users to turn off security features on an iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The company has added a new page to its website titled “Turn off Activation Lock.” The page has a link for “start an Activation Lock support request.” Currently, the feature is available for users in the US. Previously, customers had to contact Apple support to start an Activation Lock process. Typically users were guided by an Apple support representative. Anyone can submit an Activation Lock Support provided you can prove that…

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iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 Jailbreak with iPhone 12 Support in Development

An iOS 12 – iOS 14.3 exploit has been released by @ModernPwner which could pave the way for an iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 jailbreak. CoolStar, known for Odyssey jailbreak and many other jailbreak tools in the past, has confirmed that he will be working on an iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 jailbreak. The tweak from @ModernPwner has been confirmed to work on all iPhones and iPads including the ones powered by A14 Bionic like the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPad Air 4. https://t.co/qSfvzFhz6ucicuta_virosa – iOS 14.3 kernel…

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How iOS 14.5 Beta ‘Safe Browsing’ Feature Protects Your IP Address

iOS 14 has been Apple’s biggest bet on privacy, yet. It introduced a number of privacy-related features, that have impressed the masses so far. Apple released the first beta of iOS 14.5 a few days ago. Then, the company rolled out a new update, to the first beta, the very next day. The new build introduces an updated version of the Fraudulent Website Tracking, that prevents your IP address from leaking. Here’s how it works. Up until now, not much was known about the new features of the updated build…

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iOS 14.5 Add New ‘Unlock With Apple Watch’ Feature for iPhones with Face ID

Apple is trying to fix one of the biggest issues of Face ID with its upcoming iOS 14.5 release — that of the Face ID not working when one is wearing a mask. This was not that big of a deal before the pandemic hit but with COVID-19 making masks mandatory everywhere, Face ID not working leads to a very frustrating experience. In iOS 14.5, Apple has added an option to unlock an iPhone with Face ID if there’s an Apple Watch paired to it by using it for authentication…

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iOS 14.5 Code Hints ‘Apple Card Family’ and ‘Smart Financial Health’ Features in Works

Apple today released iOS 14.5 beta 1 to developers. The update brings many bug fixes and changes to the operating system. Now, a snippet of code found in iOS 14.5 has revealed what features Apple is planning to launch with the update. A new report from 9to5Mac details that Apple is working to introduce a new feature to the Apple Card. Dubbed ‘Apple Card Family,’ the feature will let you share your Apple Card with your family members using Family Sharing. Currently, Apple Card is tied only to the owner’s…

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iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 Beta 1 Features: What’s New

Apple today released the first beta of iOS 14.5 to developers. This comes a week after Apple released iOS 14.4 to the general public. iOS 14.5 brings in a number of much-required changes to the operating system. Here’s everything new in iOS 14.5 Beta 1. The official developer notes of iOS 14.5 don’t reveal many details about the updates. The official release notes don’t really mention anything specific about the release but say that it contains some bug fixes and stability improvements. However, as noted by the iPhone community, there…

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Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Vs. iPhone 12 Pro Max Drop Test

iPhone 12’s ceramic glass shield made headlines during the launch. Apple claims the ceramic shield on top of Corning Gorilla Glass is highly durable and offers extra protection. A new drop test video finally puts this claim to the test. In the drop test, iPhone 12 Pro Max is pitted against Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. ‘Phonebuff’s drop test video is here to tell us whether iPhone 12 Pro ceramic sheild is any good. Furthermore, the test will also reveal how Galaxy S21 Ultra stacks up against iPhone 12 Pro. The…

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Europe Wants iPhone and Android Smartphones to Use the Same Charging Port

The European Parliament has voted 582-40 in favor of setting a new common standard for charging cables. The European Union will now have to draft a law by July and vote on it so that it can be implemented. The overwhelming votes in favor of a common charging standard show that the European Parliament understands that the amount of e-waste being generated by using different charging standards can be reduced by using a single standard across smartphones. Android OEMs have already switched over to USB-C for charging purposes on their…

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