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Squad app lets you share your iPhone screen in a video call with friends

Squad is a unique new take on smartphone communication apps. The iPhone app allows users to place video calls with friends and share their screen with them at the same time, allowing for an unlimited possibility of experiences. Users can shop, browse memes, watch videos, listen to music and do many other activities together. Basically, anything you do and see on your phone by yourself, …

Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, up from 1-2 million

Apple replaced 11 million iPhone batteries in 2018, under its $29 battery replacement program. This is a huge increase compared to the average 1-2 million iPhone batteries that Apple replaces annually. These numbers have been shared by John Gruber, sourced from an internal Apple meeting led by Time Cook on January 3. No details from that meeting had leaked before to the public and this …

iPhone 11 to include next generation Wi-Fi 6/802.11ax standard

Apple’s 2019 iPhone will include next-generation Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax. This has been predicted in a Barclays report obtained by 9to5mac, which discussed Wi-Fi component vendors. This news come at the same time as we have been learning from other sources like the Wall Street Journal that the successors to iPhone XS and iPhone XR will have 3 and 2 rear cameras, respectively.  

Post to multiple Instagram accounts at the same time

Instagram app for iPhone and Android has received a new update which allows users to publish the same post to multiple accounts at the same time. This should help users who have multiple accounts logged in on their Instagram app and want to share the same photo or video on all their accounts. Users can manually select which accounts they want to publish their content …

Apple releases iOS 12.1.2 with fixes for eSIM activation

Apple has released iOS 12.1.2 with fixes for eSIM activation and cellular connectivity. The update is now available over-the-air only for iPhones. It is widely speculated that the release was aimed at addressing issues with regards to the Qualcomm patents in question in a legal battle in China. iOS 12.1.2 only had one beta release last week, while the previous stable release was iOS 12.1.1 …

How to use iOS 12 Password AutoFill on iPhone and iPad

iOS 12 has a really useful new feature called Password AutoFill which helps in filling up username and password information in Safari and other mobile apps. The feature is supported by iCloud Keychain and is also available for third party apps like 1Password and Dashlane. Just like with iCloud Keychain, users can utilize TouchID or FaceID to authenticate and fill in their information using Password …

Siri Shortcuts 2.1.2 out with Tumblr action, watchOS 5.1.2 with ECG delayed

Apple has released an update to Siri Shortcuts app for iOS. Version 2.1.2 of the app gets support for new and updated actions which include Post to Tumblr and Get Time Between Dates. The release also includes a bunch of bug fixes, which is good to see as it cements Apple’s dedication in improving the Shortcuts app. On the wearable side of things, watchOS 5.1.2 with …