How-To Geek: 7 Tips to Make the Web More Readable on an iPhone

How-To Geek: 7 Tips to Make the Web More Readable on an iPhone. “You probably spend more time reading on your iPhone than you do texting, calling, or playing games. Most of that content is likely on the web, and it’s not always easy to see or scroll through. Fortunately, there are plenty of hidden features that can make reading on your iPhone a much more pleasant experience.”

ThreatPost: TikTok To Stop Clipboard Snooping After Apple Privacy Feature Exposes Behavior

ThreatPost: TikTok To Stop Clipboard Snooping After Apple Privacy Feature Exposes Behavior. “App will stop reading users’ device cut-and-paste data after a new banner alert in an Apple update uncovered the activity. A new privacy feature in Apple iOS 14 sheds light on TikTok’s practice of reading iPhone users’ cut-and-paste data, even though the company said in March it would stop.”

Mashable: TikTok and other popular iOS apps are spying on your iPhone clipboard

Mashable: TikTok and other popular iOS apps are spying on your iPhone clipboard. “Have you ever copied a password or perhaps even your credit card number on your iPhone in order to easily paste it onto a website form? If you have, then it’s likely you’ve just exposed that information to a slew of popular iPhone apps.”

CNET: Apple rejects coronavirus apps not from a ‘recognized institution,’ report says

CNET: Apple rejects coronavirus apps not from a ‘recognized institution,’ report says . “Apple is reportedly cracking down on apps related to the coronavirus outbreak, banning apps that don’t originate from a ‘recognized institution’ like governments or hospitals. The move is apparently aimed at stemming the flow of misinformation surrounding the illness.”

PopSugar Tech: You Can Delete All iPhone Texts at Once With This Hack, and My Mind Is Blown

PopSugar Tech: You Can Delete All iPhone Texts at Once With This Hack, and My Mind Is Blown. “Usually when my phone is in serious need of a storage cleanse, I get rid of old text conversations individually by swiping left and pressing the red ‘delete’ button. It’s time-consuming AF, and I usually give up when I’m about 15 conversations deep and still in need of said storage cleanse. Little have I known, there’s an alternative method that allows you to delete tons of messages at once.”

How-To Geek: How to Create and Use Memoji and Animoji on an iPhone

How-To Geek: How to Create and Use Memoji and Animoji on an iPhone. “When you think of playful camera filters, Snapchat is probably the first app that comes to mind. But did you know that you can create your own interactive avatars using your iPhone or iPad? You can use Memoji and Animoji to send fun stickers to friends or disguise yourself during a FaceTime call. Thanks to iOS 13, Memoji are now available on all iPhones and iPads running the latest software, even if they don’t have a Face ID camera. Here’s how it works.”

BetaNews: Now you can use your iPhone as a 2FA key for Google apps

BetaNews: Now you can use your iPhone as a 2FA key for Google apps. “Two-factor authentication is a handy means of securing accounts, and now iPhone users are able to use their handsets as a security key for their Google accounts. An update to the Google Smart Lock app brings the functionality to Apple fans, several months after the feature was made available to Android users.”

Mike Shouts: SwiftUI iPod Classic Project Brings iPod Classic Interface To Your iPhone

Mike Shouts: SwiftUI iPod Classic Project Brings iPod Classic Interface To Your iPhone. “Smartphone has changed the way we consume music. Its integration with our lives was slow, but seamless enough that we forgot how much we miss the iPod Classic. We didn’t how much we miss the good’ol iPod (and by extension, the good’ol Jobs-era Apple) until we saw the SwiftUI iPod Classic Project. So what the hell is SwiftUI iPod Classic Project? Oh, nothing much really. It is just an awesome app that turns your iPhone into an iPod Classic.”

BetaNews: Apple warns users to upgrade their old iPhones and iPads or face GPS and time issues

BetaNews: Apple warns users to upgrade their old iPhones and iPads or face GPS and time issues. “Apple has issued a warning to owners of some iPhones and iPads, advising them to update their operating system within the next two weeks. The company warns that devices that do not upgrade iOS will experience problems with GPS and incorrect date and times — which in turn could cause problems with iCloud, email and other services.”

Ars Technica: iOS 13 ships with known lockscreen bypass flaw that exposes contacts

Ars Technica: iOS 13 ships with known lockscreen bypass flaw that exposes contacts. “Apple released iOS 13 with a bunch of new features. But it also released the new OS with something else: a bug disclosed seven days ago that exposes contact details without requiring a passcode or biometric identification first.”