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Filipe Espósito

@filipeesposito

Filipe Espósito is a Brazilian tech Journalist who started covering Apple news on iHelp BR with some exclusive scoops — including the reveal of the new Apple Watch Series 5 models in titanium and ceramic. He joined 9to5Mac to share even more tech news around the world.

He currently owns an iPhone 11 Pro Max, Apple Watch Series 4, iPad 9.7″, MacBook Pro 13″ with Touch Bar, AirPods (2nd Gen) and lots of older devices such as an iPhone 3G and even a Grape iMac G3.

Yesterday

Following the launch of iOS 13.5 last week, Apple today has released macOS Catalina 10.15.5 as well. This update brings a new feature to improve the lifespan of Mac notebook’s battery, besides bug fixes and performance improvements.

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May 23

9to5Mac exclusively reported some of the details and new features of the upcoming iOS 14, which will be officially announced by Apple next month. Now we have found evidence that Apple is working to completely replace the Messages app on macOS with a Catalyst version, based on iOS 14 code.

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May 22

PSA: iOS 13 App Store bug temporarily preventing apps like YouTube from launching for some

iOS 13.5 was released for all users this week, and it’s already causing some problems. According to several reports on social networks, some users cannot open their iPhone and iPad apps as the system shows an unexpected error message.

May 21

Update 5/21: Previously only available in Brazil, the new Fleets feature is now being rolled out to Twitter users in Italy. According to Twitter, people are tweeting more after having access to Fleets, so the company decided to expand it to more countries. You can check our first in-depth look at Fleets here.

Twitter is now testing a new feature called “Fleets”, which automatically deletes tweets after 24 hours. The announcement was made today by Kayvon Beykpour, Product Lead of Twitter.

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May 20

Update 23/5: Version 5.0 of unc0ver is now available, allowing jailbreak to any device running iOS 13.5. You can read the original article below:

Jailbreak users had a big surprise last year with the announcement of checkm8, an exploit found on almost every chip made by Apple that allowed the jailbreak process on several devices running different versions of iOS. Now, jailbreak is coming for even more devices, as unc0ver team announced today a new tool that can patch “every signed iOS version on every device.”

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Apple releases fifth beta of macOS Catalina 10.15.5 to developers

While Apple today released iOS 13.5, iPadOS 13.5 and tvOS 13.4.5 for all users, macOS Catalina 10.15.5 is still in beta, as the company has just launched the fifth beta of macOS 10.15.5 to developers.

May 18

Apple today released watchOS 6.2.5 with ECG in Saudi Arabia and new Pride watch faces, including more color options for the current ones. At least that’s what we expected, as several users are now reporting that the new Pride themes are not available even after updating the Apple Watch.

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Twitter is my favorite social network, and I’ve used it with several different clients — including Echofon, Twitterrific, Tweetbot, the official Twitter app, and some others that doesn’t even exist anymore. Now I’ve decided to give a chance to Neptune. This new Twitter client is focused on simplicity, allowing users to navigate without distractions like ads and a non-chronological timeline.

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Update: watchOS 6.2.5 is now available to everyone. iOS 13.5, macOS Catalina 10.15.5, and tvOS 13.4.5 are still only available to developers. Apple has also released watchOS 5.3.7 for users who have an Apple Watch paired with an iPhone running iOS 12, as watchOS 6 requires iOS 13. You can read the original article below:

Apple today is releasing the GM seed of watchOS 6.2.5 to developers. While we already know that this update comes with new Pride watch faces, today’s release notes mention that the ECG feature is coming to Saudi Arabia this week.

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May 15

Apple is preparing to announce watchOS 7 next month, the next major update to the Apple Watch operating system. And while 9to5Mac has already revealed some exclusive details about the upcoming software, developer David Smith has shared some interesting thoughts on what should be improved in watchOS 7 based on his experience creating apps for Apple Watch.

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May 13

Facebook has finally added multitasking support to its official iPadOS app in the latest update available. While users can have two apps running simultaneously side by side on iPad since iOS 9, the Facebook app wasn’t compatible with these features until now.

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May 11

We’ve been hearing about Apple’s upcoming over-ear headphones for some time, with evidence from multiple sources pointing to the official launch later this year. And now 9to5Mac has learned more exclusive details about the “AirPods Studio”, including specifications and settings, according to people familiar with the matter.

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May 8

I’m a longtime iPhone user, back when iOS was called “iPhone OS” and had no homescreen wallpaper or multitasking at all. In 2010, iOS 4 brought multitasking to the iPhone for the first time and it was a massive addition, but 10 years later, things haven’t evolved much since then in this aspect. So I think it’s time for Apple to finally take multitasking on iPhone to the next level.

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May 6

Update: The problem seems to have been fixed by Facebook. It may take some time for the apps to work properly again.

Some users and developers are reporting that several apps are not working at the moment. The issue seems to be related to the Facebook SDK, a tool used by developers to integrate third-party apps with the social network.

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Back in 2015, after Apple announced the 4th-generation Apple TV with tvOS and App Store, SteelSeries announced its first Nimbus joystick compatible with iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Now the company is preparing to release a new version of Nimbus called “Nimbus+”, which seems to be very similar to the current Stratus Duo controller — but with Made For iPhone (MFi) certification.

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May 4

New 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with 6K monitor support, Dolby Atmos playback, more

Apple today announced a new generation 13-inch MacBook Pro with the redesigned Magic Keyboard and internal improvements. Another neat tidbit is that the new MacBook Pro includes 6K monitor support, Dolby Atmos playback, enhanced built-in microphones, and more.

May 1

Valve’s SteamVR ends support for macOS after being introduced at WWDC 2017

You may remember when Apple announced at WWDC 2017 that macOS High Sierra would be the first version of Mac’s operating system with support for virtual reality. In a big move, Apple worked with Valve, Unity, and Unreal to bring their VR SDKs to the Mac. Today, however, Valve announced that SteamVR for macOS will be discontinued as the company now focuses on tools for Windows and Linux.

April 30

iMessage has come a long way since its introduction in 2011, but Apple’s messaging service is still behind competitors like WhatsApp and Telegram in some aspects. But now the company might be working on exciting new features for iMessage, as a new patent from Apple reveals an option to edit messages after they’ve been sent.

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April 28

The Image Capture app comes pre-installed with every Mac, allowing users to easily import photos and videos from other devices. In a recent blog post, developers of NeoFinder shared a new bug they’ve found in macOS Catalina that can quickly fill up the Mac storage when importing photos with the Image Capture app.

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April 23

Apple now has an official TikTok account, but it hasn’t posted anything just yet

Apple is slowly becoming more active on social networks, especially on Instagram with photos and videos shot on iPhone. Today some users have noticed that there’s a new verified profile of Apple on TikTok, which may indicate that the company has plans to share some content there.

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