• Apple Seeds Second Betas of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 to Developers

    6 days ago - By Mac Rumors

    Apple today seeded the second betas of upcoming iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 updates to developers for testing purposes, with the new betas coming almost a month after Apple released the first betas .
    iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 can be downloaded through the Apple Developer Center or over the air after the proper profile has been installed on an iPhone or iPad .
    Paired with the HomePod 14.4 beta that is only available to a limited number of testers, iOS 14.4 adds new HomePod mini functionality that takes advantage of the mini's U1 chip.
    There are now visual, audio, and haptic effects when songs...
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  • Google investigating issue w/ COVID-19 API on Android that causes endless ‘loading' notification

    Google investigating issue w/ COVID-19 API on Android that causes endless ‘loading' notification

    6 days ago - By 9to5Google

    As the COVID-19 pandemic hit globally, Google and Apple worked together on a new API for Android and iOS devices that would make contact tracing both easy and secure. Right now, though, the Android API for COVID-19 seems to be causing a “loading” notification error for some users.
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  • Apple leaks new Find My feature in iOS 14 ahead of long-rumored AirTags

    Apple leaks new Find My feature in iOS 14 ahead of long-rumored AirTags

    6 days ago - By iMore

    "Item has been found"
    What you need to know
    Another new Find My leak has revealed Apple's hidden 'Items' tab inside the app.
    It appears users can enable by searching for the page on Safari.
    Apple has just accidentally revealed a new 'Find My' hidden tab called 'Items', which can be accessed in iOS 14.3 through Safari, ahead of a long-rumored new AirTags product.
    From MacRumors :
    MacRumors reader David Chu today alerted us that the hidden "Items" tab in the Find My app can be enabled on iOS 14.3 and later by typing in the link findmy into Safari and tapping on "Open" in the prompt that...
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