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January 18

iOS 16.3 brings iCloud Advanced Data Protection feature to all users worldwide

All users can now enable iCloud Advanced Data Protection, an opt-in feature to get end-to-end encryption for almost all data stored in iCloud, including messages, photos, and device backups. The feature is activatable once users upgrade to iOS 16.3, currently in developer beta, with a public release of the new software update expected to arrive next […]

January 16

The Apple TV expects you to have an iPhone in order to accept new iCloud terms and conditions

Update: Apple contacted @hugelgupf to provide a workaround. Apparently, fully signing out of iCloud and back in on the Apple TV will prompt terms and condition screen which can be accepted on the same device. Weird. Original story below. A viral tweet today highlights a somewhat frustrating limitation with the Apple TV software. As of […]

December 29, 2022

Seeing low-quality previews in iCloud Photos? Here’s how to get the full-resolution media

With iCloud Photos, iPhone, iPad, and Mac users can store all their photos and videos in iCloud so that they are always kept synchronized between all devices, while also being backed up automatically. However, Apple also lets users remove the original files from the device in order to save storage. But how does this affect […]

January 1

Tech resolutions to kick off 2023: Rotate backups, export photos out of iCloud, experiment with self-hosting tools, and more

As we kick off 2023, it’s a good time to start thinking about tech resolutions for the coming year. These resolutions can help us stay organized, secure, and up-to-date with the latest technology. Here are some tech resolutions for 2023 that I am looking at for the upcoming year.

January 17

Apple account recovery needs an overhaul: Here’s a simple suggestion

There have been numerous examples of people losing a lifetime’s worth of photos after being locked out of their iCloud account. The Apple account recovery process often proves impossible, especially in cases where an iPhone has been stolen and its owner forced to unlock it. Just yesterday there was a fresh example, where an unlocked […]

FoodNoms nutrition tracker for iPhone revamped with new design, Apple Health syncing, more

FoodNoms, a nutrition tracking app we’ve covered a few times here at 9to5Mac, is getting a big update. FoodNoms 2 is rolling out today with a number of new features, including a new design, robust syncing with the Apple Health app, and much more. “FoodNoms 2 is the biggest update to FoodNoms yet,” developer Ryan […]

January 25

Advanced Data Protection has created a problem for HomePods, here’s how to fix it

In December, Apple launched a big expansion of its end-to-end encryption for iCloud in the US with the feature rolling out worldwide with iOS 16.3. As it turns out, Apple has shared there’s a HomePod bug where they can’t be set up or updated if Advanced Data Protection has been enabled and the smart speaker […]

January 21

Apple @ Work: Apple said no to business email to say yes to more important initiatives

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January 18

Apple now rolling out firmware update for AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max

Following the release of iOS 16.3 RC to developers and public beta users earlier today, Apple is now rolling out a firmware update for the second and third generation AirPods, AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max. Today’s updates follow firmware updates that were released for the AirPods family in November 2022.

January 19

9to5Mac Daily: January 19, 2023 – New HomePod 2, iOS 16.3 details

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, TuneIn, Google Play, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. Sponsored by Ulysses: The ultimate writing app for iPhone, iPad, and Mac just got better with […]

9to5Mac Happy Hour 417: HomePod returns, M2 Mac mini and new MacBook Pro announced

Benjamin and Zac discuss Apple’s hardware announcements this week including the new lineup of MacBook Pro, Mac mini, and the return of the original big HomePod. Plus, there’s more rumors about the AR headset roadmap and Apple TV+ presents its spring slate of shows. Sponsored by Wildgrain: Get $30 off your first box plus free […]

January 18

iOS 16.3 coming next week with these new features for iPhone

iOS 16.3 is set to be released next week, according to Apple. This update first entered beta testing in December and includes a handful of changes and features, though it’s a minor update in comparison to other updates from Apple over the last few months.

January 26

How to reset your MacBook or Mac desktop before selling or giving it away

If you’re ready to sell, trade in, or give away your Mac or wipe it for another reason there are different steps to the process depending on what Mac you have and what version of macOS you’re on. Notably, macOS Ventura and Monterey include a handy modern erase option like iOS. Read on for how to […]

December 14, 2022

Apple’s Find My and other iCloud services are currently down for some users

Some of Apple’s services are currently down for some users around the world. Apple has confirmed the ongoing outage, which affects Find My, iCloud Calendar, iCloud Mail, the iCloud website, and even the Screen Time feature.

January 11

Is Apple successfully convincing users to pay for its Services? Here’s the latest data

From the outside, it might seem like Apple Services has been going crazy with growing paid customers quarter after quarter. And it has been increasing revenue impressively with Services now being the second biggest category behind iPhone. However, a new study reveals Apple may have a lot more room to grow when it comes to […]

December 28, 2022

Universal Control was worth the wait – here’s how it’s changing the way I work

After first being announced at WWDC last June, Universal Control has finally arrived with the release of iPadOS 15.4 and macOS Monterey 12.3. Despite delays and some people questioning whether the feature might meet the same fate as AirPower, Universal Control is here and is equally as impressive as its original WWDC demo.

December 16, 2022

How to turn on end-to-end encryption for iMessage, iCloud, iPhone backups in iOS 16.2

Apple has launched a big security enhancement with iOS 16.2 that brings the long-requested feature of full encryption for iMessage in iCloud, iPhone backups, and eight other apps/categories. As part of the process, you’ll need to set up a recovery contact/key – here’s how to turn on iPhone end-to-end encryption for iMessage, iCloud, device backups, […]

December 13, 2022

Apple releases macOS 13.1 with expanded iCloud encryption, Freeform app, more

Alongside iOS 16.2, the latest update for Mac is now available for all users. macOS 13.1 comes with the new Freeform app, end-to-end encryption for Messages, Photos, backups, and more in iCloud, and a variety of bug fixes.

January 6

4 simple steps to sit correctly at your computer to avoid back pain and fatigue

You may have heard that sitting too much can be bad for your health but what’s exactly behind that idea and how can we fix it? Let’s look at how to sit at your computer to avoid pain, tightness, and fatigue.

January 25

iOS 16.3 change review: Hardware security keys, HomePod feature updates, and more [Video] 

Earlier this week Apple officially released iOS 16.3 updates for iOS, iPadOS, and HomePod. The update brings several noteworthy changes and enhancements to these devices, headlined by support for hardware security keys for Apple IDs and the global rollout of Advanced Data Protection. iOS 16.3 also paves the way for the new second-generation HomePod, which […]

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