PopSugar: In News That Just Changed My Life, You Can Add People to an iPhone Note So Everyone Can Edit It. “iPhones have so many cool features that it’s sometimes hard to keep up with them all. Some are obvious while others are hidden (seriously, can they just give out a full hack manual when you buy the phone?!), and one you might not know about is the ability to share notes with friends. By opening a new note on an iPhone and sharing it with people of your choosing, they’ll not only be able to view your note, but also edit and update, all in real time.”
MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Take Long Exposure Photos With an iPhone. “Long exposure, or slow shutter speed, used to be the domain of pro photographers with expensive gear. However, you can now take one of these photos with your humble smartphone. Although you can’t access the iPhone camera’s shutter speed due to Apple being overprotective of its hardware, there are ways to recreate long exposure using your iPhone.”
TechCrunch: Many popular iPhone apps secretly record your screen without asking. “Many major companies, like Air Canada, Hollister and Expedia, are recording every tap and swipe you make on their iPhone apps. In most cases you won’t even realize it. And they don’t need to ask for permission.”
Business Insider: The first 33 apps you should download for your new iPhone. “We’ve rounded up 33 of the best apps you should download first on your iPhone. There are some obvious choices on this list, but we’ve also chosen a few hidden gems that the Tech Insider staff uses and loves.” Minimal annotation, lots of screen shots.
New York Times: Sending Lewd Nudes to Strangers Could Mean a Year in Jail. “Rebecca Odorisio was traveling home on a crowded A train on Tuesday when a photo suddenly appeared on her phone from someone identifying himself as ‘The Enterprise.’ It was a picture of an erect penis, sent to her over AirDrop, an iPhone feature that allows users to send photos and documents to anyone within 30 feet who has left that feature open. Disgusted, she quickly rejected it.”
9to5 Mac: Some iPhone users finding their Apple ID accounts have been inexplicably locked, requiring password resets. “We haven’t quite yet worked out the pattern or the cause but we have received many reports of users waking up to find that their Apple ID has been locked, and plenty more are complaining on social media. Apple will lock accounts for many different reasons, usually when someone attempts to access an ID by entering their incorrect password too many times.”
SBS News: Mass court action against Google blocked . “London’s High Court has blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than four million iPhone users, although it said the company’s actions had been ‘wrongful’.”