Account Deletion In Apps Must Be Implemented By Developers Within 5 Months, Says Apple

Apple announced last year that it would require apps to implement an easy-to-use way for users to delete their in-app accounts. The company has now pushed the deadline for the change behind by five months, postponing it from the initial date of January 31, 2022 so as to give app developers a longer window to come up with an account-deletion mechanism.

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Apple’s New Shot on iPhone Challenge for Macro Images Launched

Apple is starting the new year with a new “Shot on iPhone” challenge. The tech giant is inviting users of iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max to send their finest macro photos shot on the iPhone to them, which will be reviewed by a select panel of judges from Apple and the industry. Submissions will be accepted internationally, and ten winning photos will be selected by the judges at the end of the challenge.

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Best Selling Phone for 2021 Holiday Quarter is Apple’s iPhone

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According to latest reports, over a fifth of every smartphone device sold in the fourth quarter of 2021 globally was an iPhone. However, issues such as the rampant covid-19 difficulties and supply chain shortages have affected all manufacturers. Of all devices, 22% of these sale happens globally. The Cupertino company has overtaken Samsung to become the most popular vendor in the world, exceeding 20% share. As of now, from research firm Canalys states that it was primarily demand for the iPhone 13 device that Apple to the top after several quarters in second place.

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Mac Webcam Vulnerability Discovered by Student, Apple Pays $100,500

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Tech giant Apple awards Ryan Pickren, a cyber security student, a bounty of $100,500. Pickren demonstrated to Apple how a Mac webcam vulnerability allows him to gain unauthorized access to their webcams. This, in turn, leaves devices potentially fully open to hackers. In a blog post, Pickren stated that this is achieved by exploiting a series of issues with iCloud Sharing and Safari 15.“The bug gives the attacker full access to every website ever visited by the victim. That means in addition to turning on your camera, my bug can also hack your iCloud, PayPal, Facebook, Gmail, etc. accounts too,” he writes.

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Toddler Resistant iPhone 13 Advertised by Apple

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Apple has been releasing new advertisements for the iPhone 13 smartphone. One of the latest advertisements emphasizes on the playfulness and durability of the iPhone devices in an endearing manner. The advert starts with a toddler picking up her mother’s iPhone device. She then proceeds to run around the house with the smartphone. The iPhone device bumps against various surfaces. It even falls into a sink full of dirty dishes and water, before ultimately falling against a block of Legos, only to emerge completely unscathed.

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iPhone 15 Pro by Apple May Use BOE Panels

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For several years now, tech giant Apple has been trying to reduce its dependence on Samsung and its OLED panels. For so long, only Samsung was able to produce the high quality panels that Apple requires in sufficient amounts. However, other companies such as BOE and LG still got comparably small orders for the OLED panels. Starting next year, with the anticipated introduction of the iPhone 15 Pro, this might change, according to a new report.

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Apple Will Be Launching its ‘Widest Array’ of New Apple Products in Fall

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According to reports, Apple has been preparing to release a range of new products this fall. This includes several new devices like the iPhone 14 series, and the new iPad Pro models. According to the latest ‘Power On’ newsletter by Mark Gurman of Bloomberg, Apple will be launching several new devices soon. The newsletter mentions that the Cupertino based tech company has been planning to unveil the “widest array” of new products in the history of the company.

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Pink iPhone 13 Display Issue Caused by a Software Bug

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Users of the iPhone 13 series of devices have been struggling with a new software bug. This software bug causes pink iPhone 13 display screen in some devices. The display screen of these devices display a pink overlay on the screens before crashing. Users have been discussing and reporting this issue several times on Apple’s Discussions Forums and on Reddit.

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Instagram Remix Feature Not Exclusive to Reels, Expanded to All Videos

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Instagram, the Meta-owned image based social media platform, announces that it will be expanding the Instagram Remix feature to all public videos on their platform. They had first introduced the feature in 2021 for the short-video format available on Instagram, called Instagram Reels. Using this feature, a creator can ‘remix’ their own video with existing Instagram Reels by themselves or by other users. Therefore, the final outcome appears like a split view. Thus viewers are able to watch a stitched together version of both the short clips. As per the latest Instagram update, users can now use the Instagram Remix with more functionalities. Users can now create remixes with regular Instagram videos which are publicly posted. Moreover, the update will bring a longer time limit.

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