Ben Vessey has released some new iPhone battery wallpapers as part of the Dynamo series. These wallpapers use shortcuts automation to automatically change depending on the state of your battery: Full, Low, and Charging. There are two new packs available: an album pack for music fans based on popular music icons; and a Mac-themed pack inspired by the Apple Macintosh. Each pack includes three sets of wallpapers optimized for the iPhone 6s and later. You install them using iCloud and Shortcuts running on iOS 14, with instructions included in the download.
The Magnifier app is on the Home Screen by Default in iOS 15 – in previous iterations, it had to be accessed via the Accessibility menu.
A new report examines the adoption rate of iOS 14.5 App Tracking Transparency and App Store privacy labels.
iOS 14.6 is prompting some users to restore their Apple Watch before trying to install the latest version of watchOS 7. The problem is related to the GPS version of the Series 3 as it has just 8GB of internal storage, 9to5 Mac reported.
With the latest versions of iOS and watchOS, Apple seems to have given up trying to force users to delete apps and media manually, which almost never solves the problem. As shown by a 9to5Mac reader on Twitter… iOS 14.6 simply asks the user to unpair and restore the Apple Watch Series 3 in order to install watchOS updates… Previously, the message only recommended that the user should delete some content before trying to install the update again.
iOS 14.5, including App Tracking Transparency, arrived almost a month ago. The Drum spoke to key figures in the advertising industry to get their take and see how they are helping their clients navigate the changes. (A recent episode of Media+ also explored this topic.)
Tim Maleeny, president and chief strategy officer, Havas: A fair exchange for first-party data in return for a better user experience, access to valuable content or discounts is a much more honest relationship with your customers than harvesting their data without their knowledge. There are many ways to track ecosystem data to approximate a target audience’s online habits, but taking the more meaningful approach of an open exchange – in other words, placing a value on customers’ data – is where this is all headed.
Apple released watchOS 7.5 alongside iOS 14.6, which brings support for subscriptions in Podcasts to the wearable.
Apple released iOS 14.6 on Tuesday which includes support for Apple Card Family, Apple Podcasts Subscriptions, and more.
Apple pushed a release candidate for iOS 14.6 to developers which includes Apple Card Family and Podcast subscriptions.
Apple has released the newest updates to its beta operating systems on Monday. iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, tvOS 14.6, watchOS 7.5, and macOS 11.4.
iOS 14. 5 and watchOS 7.4 introduced the ability for Face ID to unlock your iPhone even when a user is wearing a mask.