Apple released its 2021 Platform Security guide back in February with new details on M1 Macs, iOS 14, macOS Big Sur, watchOS 7, and more. Now the guide has been updated with specifics on how Touch ID on the new Magic Keyboard works, how iPhone unlock with Apple Watch in iOS 14.5 cryptography works, and more. more… The post Apple updates Platform Security guide with details on iPhone Apple Watch unlock, Touch ID Magic Keyboard appeared first on 9to5Mac.
Twenty years ago this week, Apple opened its first brick and mortar retail stores to applause, cheering, and seemingly endless lines of smiling faces. What started at two malls in Tysons Corner, Virginia and Glendale, California became a tradition spanning two decades, generations of customers, and more than five hundred new stores. more… The post 20 years of Apple Stores: The enduring art of celebration appeared first on 9to5Mac.
What you need to know Apple's Phil Schiller will take the stand for Apple today. CEO Tim Cook will make an appearance later this week or early next week, too. Schiller was previously in charge of App Store. Apple Fellow and former App Store chief Phil Schiller will take the stand today as the Epic Games v. Apple trial meanders its way towards a conclusion. Apple CEO Tim Cook will also make an appearance either later this week or early next week. Court proceedings should be getting underway as I type this at 11:00 ET / 08:00 PT and will end at 3:15pm PT / 6:15pm ET. There is no telling exactly what time Schiller will get involved, but I am told that he will
Google is facing internal concerns that implementing an Android equivalent of Apple's ATT or App Tracking Transparency framework, which offers iOS and iPadOS users the ability to opt-out of tracking across apps and websites, will hurt its more than $130 billion annual spending budget for ads, according to a new report from The Information. According to the report that cites sources within Google, the internet giant is "accelerating work to limit how app developers can track the 2.5 billion people who use phones powered by its Android software." Apple previewed ATT at its Worldwide Developers Conference last year, but it only recently shipped to iOS and iPadOS users. At every WWDC, the company unveils new versions of its operating systems,
As more customers are getting their hands on the Apple AirTag, we are learning more about its capabilities and usages. For example, it turns out that AirTag can be used as an NFC tag for a variety of automation in the Shortcuts app. more… The post PSA: AirTag can be used as an NFC tag for Shortcuts automation appeared first on 9to5Mac.
What you need to know Apple has updated its Platform Security guide with information on the new Magic Keyboard with Touch ID. The document explains how the security works. The new keyboard ships with Apple's refreshed M1 iMac. Apple's new iMac will arrive on the doorsteps of buyers soon enough and they'll find a new Magic Keyboard in the box. It'll come with a Touch ID fingerprint scanner for the first time and Apple has updated its Platform Security guide with all of the details. The arrival of Touch ID on an accessory that connects to a Mac wirelessly is something that raised eyebrows when it was announced. Now, Apple is explaining how it maintains security between the Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, and a
Apple has debuted two new colorful, Pride-themed Apple Watch bands and new watch faces to coincide with International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. Apple has been releasing Pride Edition Apple Watch bands on an annual basis dating back to 2016. The 2021 upgrades include the ultra-colorful Pride Edition Braided Solo Loop ($99) and a […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
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Apple Music's incoming Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos and Lossless Audio features will be available in iOS 14.6, iPadOS 14.6, macOS 11.4, and tvOS 14.6 or later, which will be released in June, according to Apple. Apple said thousands of tracks will be available in Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos at no additional cost, with more added regularly. Already available on the AirPods Pro, Apple describes Spatial Audio as an immersive three-dimensional audio format that enables musicians to mix music so it sounds like the instruments are all around you in space. Apple Music subscribers will be able to listen to Dolby Atmos tracks using any headphones, according to Apple. When listening with AirPods or Beats headphones with an H1 or W1
Apple has updated its Platform Security Guide, providing more information about how the Unlock with Apple Watch feature in iOS 14.5 and Touch ID on the iMac Magic Keyboard works.Credit: AppleInsiderThe company routinely updates the security guide to incorporate information about new features. The Platform Security Guide contains detailed and in-depth information about Apple's privacy and security mechanisms. Read more...