iPhone 13 Could Feature In-Display Touch ID Alongside Face ID

Apple could launch the iPhone 13 this year with Face ID as well as an under-display Touch ID scanner. The Wall Street Journal‘s Joanna Stern shared in their Galaxy S21 review that Apple is looking to add an optical in-display Touch ID scanner to the iPhone 13 series. The information was revealed to her by a former Apple employee who said the optical scanner could be more “more reliable” than an ultrasonic sensor. Samsung is the only company to use an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner on its flagship devices with other…

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iPhone 13 Pro Could be Offered With Up to 1TB Storage

Apple could end up offering the iPhone 13 series with up to 1TB storage this year. The company has recently tested iPhone 13 Pro prototypes with 1TB storage. As per leaker Jon Prosser, the 1TB storage option will only be available for the ‘Pro’ iPhone 13 models. This makes sense since 1TB of space would make these variants exorbitantly expensive and a non-Pro user is unlikely to have such a high storage requirement. Apple currently offers the iPhone 12 Pro lineup with 128GB base storage which can be bumped to…

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Apple Says iOS 14.4 Patches Two Vulnerabilities That ‘May Have Been Exploited’

iOS 14.4 was released to the public today. While the update brings in many features, and fixes, to the iPhone, it patches two critical vulnerabilities that could have, or may already have been exploited. In the document labeled ‘About the security content of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4,’ Apple highlights the patches that iOS 14.4 brings. The vulnerabilities were related to the Kernel and the WebKit on iPhones. Apple says that all the iPhones running iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 were affected by the vulnerabilities. The kernel vulnerability notes that…

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How to Stop Websites from Asking For Your Location on an iPhone

When browsing on mobile, it is quite common for websites to ask for your location data to provide you with a better experience. However, in most cases, websites don’t really need access to your precise location. The location prompts can also get annoying, especially if you value your privacy. You can get rid of this problem once and for all by simply disabling all location prompts in Safari. As a privacy measure, Apple ensures that whenever any site asks for your location, camera, or microphone access, a prompt is shown to…

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How to Move WhatsApp Group Chats to Signal

WhatsApp’s new privacy policy has managed to create quite a stir that has led to a mass exodus of users from the platform. Privacy concerns have led many WhatsApp users to switch to Signal which lays a great deal of emphasis on privacy. If you are also looking to make the jump, check out our guide below to know how you can transfer your group chats from WhatsApp to Signal. Both WhatsApp and Signal do not offer any tool to import or export chats to other platforms. What this means…

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Can You Jailbreak iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro Running iOS 14 – iOS 14.3?

It has been a few months since the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro series were released. Apple has also released a number of iOS 14 updates to fix bugs and add new features to the OS. Usually, it takes a few months for jailbreak to be available for a new release of iOS or a new iPhone. With the iPhone 12 series now available for over two months, is it possible to jailbreak them? An iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 jailbreak is already available courtesy of the team behind…

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iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 Compatible Jailbreak Tweaks

The iOS 14 jailbreak scene is still in its infancy, with only Checkra1n jailbreak being available that supports jailbreaking some older iPhones running iOS 14 – iOS 14.3. If you do own an older iPhone that’s compatible with Checkra1n’s iOS jailbreak tool and plan to jailbreak it, check out all the iOS 14 – iOS 14.3 compatible jailbreak tweaks below that you can use afterward. Checkra1n availability has allowed many developers to test and update their jailbreak tweak for iOS 14 – iOS 14.3. The good thing about this is…

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How to Disable the ‘Allow Apps to Request to Track’ Pop-up On Your iPhone

First introduced at WWDC with the announcement of iOS 14, Apple has finally started rolling out a new privacy feature that will prevent apps from tracking users across services and apps. This will prevent apps and ad programs from serving personalized ads which is generally why apps track users across different services. However, if you find it irritating to always deny this permission to apps, you can outright set iOS 14 to not allow apps to track you across services and disable the ‘Allow Apps to Request to Track’ pop-up…

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M1 MacBook Pro: 8GB vs 16GB RAM – How Much Do You Need?

With the new M1-based Macs, Apple has debuted a new unified memory architecture for RAM which works in a different manner compared to Intel-based Macs. There’s a lot of confusion among potential MacBook Pro and Air buyers as to whether they should buy the 8GB RAM variant of the machine or bump the RAM to 16GB. It is important that one gets the M1-based Mac with the right amount of RAM since it is not user upgradeable. Apple also charges $200 for the RAM upgrade which might tempt many people…

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T2 Chip Hack Let’s You Use PS5 Sound as Your Mac’s Startup Chime

Jailbreaking offers users greater control over their devices. Recently hackers managed to jailbreak Apple T2, which has opened up a whole new set of possibilities. This video shows how one can change Mac’s startup chime to that of PS5. YouTuber Martin Nobel has made a video with Mac’s starting up with Playstation chime. Interestingly, the Mac in the video is made to startup with various Playstation model chimes, including PSP. [embedded content] With the T2 Mac jailbreak, it became possible to give the modern Mac a custom startup chime (last…

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