Mashable: How to use the new Live Captions in iOS 16

Mashable: How to use the new Live Captions in iOS 16 . “Apple is launching a new suite of accessibility features in the soon-to-be-unveiled iOS 16, and (finally) adding a Live Captions feature for all audio content across devices. The new option lets users easily turn on automatic captioning in their Settings menu, which will apply to any audio played within the device, from phone calls, to FaceTime sessions, to videos.”

Mashable: The 22 most useful free iPhone apps, according to Reddit

Mashable: The 22 most useful free iPhone apps, according to Reddit . “Redditors are providing an online public service by recommending extremely helpful iOS apps that are absolutely free. There are adventure apps, sleep apps, education apps, sleep apps, mental health apps, food apps, sleeeep apppppps. Yeah, you get the point. Check out our compilation of the best free iPhone apps that Redditors love.”

WIRED: You Need to Update iOS, Chrome, Windows, and Zoom ASAP

WIRED: You Need to Update iOS, Chrome, Windows, and Zoom ASAP. “MAY HAS BEEN another busy month of security updates, with Google’s Chrome browser and Android operating system, Zoom, and Apple’s iOS releasing patches to fix serious vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, things have not run smoothly for Microsoft, which was forced to issue an out-of-band update after a disastrous Patch Tuesday during the month. And Cisco, Nvidia, Zoom, and VMWare all issued patches for pressing flaws. Here’s what you need to know.”

TechCrunch: Apple adds live captions to iPhone and Mac, plus more accessibility upgrades to come

TechCrunch: Apple adds live captions to iPhone and Mac, plus more accessibility upgrades to come. “Apple has released a bevy of new accessibility features for iPhone, Apple Watch and Mac, including a universal live captioning tool, improved visual and auditory detection modes, and iOS access to WatchOS apps. The new capabilities will arrive ‘later this year’ as updates roll out to various platforms.”

WIRED: You Need to Update iOS, Android, and Chrome Right Now

WIRED: You Need to Update iOS, Android, and Chrome Right Now. “APRIL HAS BEEN a big month for security updates, including emergency patches for Apple’s iOS and Google Chrome to fix vulnerabilities already being used by attackers. Microsoft has released important fixes as part of its mid-April Patch Tuesday, while Android users across multiple devices need to make sure they are applying the latest update when it becomes available. Here are all the April updates you need to know about.”

Engadget: Opera’s crypto browser is now available on iOS

Engadget: Opera’s crypto browser is now available on iOS. “Opera launched its dedicated ‘Crypto Browser’ into beta back in January, promising to make Web3 as accessible as any Web2 website. The company released the browser for Windows, Mac and Android users back then, but the version for iOS devices still wasn’t ready for rollout. Now, Opera has announced that the Crypto Browser for iPhones and iPads is out and available for download from its website.”

TechCrunch: Google quietly launches its awaited ‘Switch to Android’ app on iOS

TechCrunch: Google quietly launches its awaited ‘Switch to Android’ app on iOS. “Last year, reports began circulating that Google was developing a ‘Switch to Android’ app for iOS users looking to make the jump from iPhone to a smartphone running Google’s Android OS. Now that app has arrived. On Monday, Google quietly launched the Switch to Android app on the App Store in a number of global markets, including the U.S. As expected, the app promises to make the transition between mobile platforms easier to manage by helping users import their contacts, calendar, photos, and videos to their new Android phone.”

9to5 Mac: ‘RealityScan’ is a new app from Epic Games that uses the iPhone camera to create 3D models

9to5 Mac: ‘RealityScan’ is a new app from Epic Games that uses the iPhone camera to create 3D models. “Epic Games announced on Monday a new app called ‘RealityScan,’ which will let anyone use the iPhone camera to scan objects and turn them into high-fidelity 3D models. The app was developed using technologies from Capturing Reality, a company specializing in photogrammetry that was acquired by Epic in 2021.” The app is free but is currently in a limited iOS beta.

Ubergizmo: iOS 15.4 Reportedly Causing Pretty Severe Battery Drain For Some Users

Ubergizmo: iOS 15.4 Reportedly Causing Pretty Severe Battery Drain For Some Users. “According to some users, they are only getting half of the battery life that they got previously prior to the update. Some users are also reporting that they are seeing the battery drain by as much as 5% in less than 10 minutes, while some are also saying that their phones are now lasting them half a day. However, there might be some good news and that is this battery drain might not necessarily be a bug.”