• 9to5Mac Happy Hour 177: AirPlay 2 growing pains, using iOS 12's Screen Time, USB-C iPhone rumors

    5 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    This week Benjamin and Zac catch up on the Sonos Beam soundbar announcement, AirPlay 2 support coming to Sonos in July, more HomePod stereo thoughts after a few weeks of use, how Apple TV speakers can be challenging with AirPlay 2, iOS 12's new Screen Time and Down Time features, potential scenarios where Walkie-Talkie on Apple Watch might be practical, and USB-C iPhones and ‘solid state' Apple Watch rumors.
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  • Comment: No, Apple isn't trying to thwart law enforcement with iOS 12 USB restrictions

    Comment: No, Apple isn't trying to thwart law enforcement with iOS 12 USB restrictions

    5 days ago - By 9to5Mac

    One of the changes Apple has made in iOS 12 is much tighter protection against devices designed to brute-force iPhone passcodes. Unless the device has been unlocked within the past hour , the USB port will be restricted to charging, requiring the phone to be unlocked before it will permit data access.
    From much of the reporting on this, you could easily get the impression that Apple's aim here is to thwart law enforcement investigations - and that simply isn't the case...
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