Popular iOS apps found to record user screens for analytics, sometimes exposing sensitive datahttps://apple.news/AxIUQmlUYQeOAnHGoK1etmQA new investigation from TechCrunch today reveals that some iPhone apps are using services like Glassbox, a “customer experience analytics firm” to track the taps and swipes you make. Apps such as Hollister, Air Canada, Expedia, and Hotels.com are using this framework, and in some cases they inadvertently reveal sensitive information. Glassbox is one of the…
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The 100 Best iPhone Apps for 2019 | PCMag.comhttps://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2391521,00.asp?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=titleWith 2 million titles available in Apple’s App Store, it’s tough to know which ones are worth your time. We’ve been testing and rating iOS apps for more than a decade, and these are our top picks in a dozen key categories.
How to Add an Alternative Face ID in iOS 12 – PCMag Asiahttps://sea.pcmag.com/apple-iphone-xs/30390/how-to-add-an-alternative-face-id-in-ios-12Want to learn how to add a second person to Face ID? Interested in setting up an alternate appearance?
Apple Blocks GrayKey iOS Hacking Device Shocking Security Expertshttps://www.idropnews.com/news/apple-blocks-graykey-ios-hacking-device-shocking-security-experts/86331/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=102618&utm_term=NewsletterApple’s freshest update to the iOS operating system came with a bevy of security upgrades that strengthen consumers’ confidence in the integrity of their iPhones. The security measures include end-to-end encryption of messages and FaceTime video chats, safeguards that make it harder for data companies to gather information for targeted advertising, and a web portal that allows you to check up on how much information Apple has collected about you.
iOS 12.1 beta 1 enables eSIM functionality, but you’ll need to wait on your carrier – 9to5Machttps://9to5mac.com/2018/09/26/ios-12-1-beta-1-esim-functionality/The embedded SIM (eSIM) functionality in the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max, a feature that will enable dual line support in the latest flagship iPhone, can be found in the latest iOS 12.1 beta. So far three of the major US carriers — Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile — have pledged support for eSIM. The rollout will likely occur after the official launch of iOS 12.1. The iOS 12.1 update also includes support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 people, a new real-time Depth Control slider that can be used when taking Portrait Mode photos, and, with watchOS 5.1, new color watch face options in the Apple Watch app.
Everything You Need to Know About the New Shortcuts App in iOS 12https://www.idropnews.com/ios-12/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-shortcuts-app-in-ios-12/84304/iOS 12 includes many new features such as new Animoji and Memoji, improved Do Not Disturb, upgrades to augmented reality, and more. Alongside iOS 12, Apple updated its Workflow app and renamed it “Shortcuts.” It’s a fantastic automation app that all iPhone owners can benefit from using. But first, here’s some background information.
iOS 12.1 Features Dual-SIM Support (But You’ll Have to Wait to Use It)https://www.idropnews.com/news/iphone/ios-12-1-features-dual-sim-support-but-youll-have-to-wait-to-use-it/84106/This year’s lineup of iPhones will support dual-SIM capabilities thanks to Apple’s eSIM technology, but you’ll have to wait just a bit longer to use it. iOS 12.1 will also reintroduce support for Group FaceTime for up to 32 participants, a new real-time Depth Control slider for Portrait Mode, and new watch faces in the Apple Watch app.
The Best Photo-Editing Apps Available for Android and iOS Smartphones | Digital Trendshttps://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/best-photo-editing-apps/Across both Android and iOS, there’s no shortage of photo-editing applications on the respective app stores. To make your life easier, we’ve rounded up six of the best apps available for both Android and iOS devices, from Adobe’s Lightroom CC to robust alternatives such as Afterlight.
Android Collects and Shares 10x More Personal User Data Than iOShttps://www.idropnews.com/news/fast-tech/android-collects-and-shares-10x-more-personal-user-data-than-ios/80798/The long-standing rivalry between Android and iOS users over which mobile operating system is superior has been fought with a vengeance from both sides of the aisle.
Alexa Gains Full Voice Control in Updated App for iPhone and iPadhttps://www.idropnews.com/apps/alexa-gains-full-voice-control-updated-app-iphone-ipad/75356/?utm_source=Newsletter&utm_medium=Newsletter&utm_campaign=07022018&utm_term=NewsletterWith this week’s update to version 2.2.21, Amazon’s Alexa app for iOS brings much broader, Siri-like functionality to iPhone and iPad. Users are now able to use the Alexa app to carry out a wide range of activities, including the ability to control a number of powerful and innovative smart home devices, smart kitchen appliances, digital music playlists, check the weather and even ask general queries.