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Both iOS and iPadOS let users easily share Wi-Fi passwords between Apple devices. Still, sometimes people need to see the password of a known Wi-Fi network to share it with non-Apple devices. Now with iOS 16 and iPadOS 16, Apple has finally added an option to let users quickly view saved Wi-Fi network passwords on the iPhone and iPad. Read on as we detail how to do this on your device.

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Today, Elon Musk met Tim Cook at Apple’s campus. Earlier in the week, he had claimed that Apple was threatening to remove Twitter from the iPhone App Store, citing Apple’s so-called censorship. He also voiced concerns about Apple’s ‘secret’ 30% tax.

Post meeting, he is now tweeting a very different tune. Musk described it as a “good conversation” and said Cook made it clear that it was not the case that Apple was considering removing Twitter.

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Shortly after the iPhone 14 launched this fall, the new Crash Detection feature was found to be unintentionally triggered by roller coasters in some instances. Now with winter sports ramping up in the Northern Hemisphere, it turns out skiing can also trigger false positives.

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Belkin launches AirPods Cleaning Kit, claims to remove earwax plus restore acoustic performance

Belkin has launched an intriguing AirPods Cleaning Kit this week. Designed for gen 1, 2, or 3 of Apple’s hit earphones, the kit includes a solution that the company says not only removes earwax but also brings “your high-quality audio back.”

Tested: Case-Mate’s Fuel Brites USB-C Charger merges 30W GaN tech with translucent designs

Earlier in the month, Case-Mate revealed its new USB-C charger lineup that arrive to deliver a unique twist on your typical wall adapter. Sporting four different retro colorways that all sport translucent casings to show off the 30W power tech inside, the new Case-Mate Fuel Brites Charger lineup merges modern function with turn of the century form-factors. I was instantly hooked on the designs and am checking out just how these new chargers stack up down below.

Following Elon Musk calling out Apple and Tim Cook over a drop in advertising spend on Twitter, its 30% App Store fee, and more, there’s been a shift. This afternoon, Musk tweeted a thank you to the Apple CEO for a tour of the company’s “beautiful HQ.”

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Apple’s engineering VP that’s been responsible for leading efforts like CarPlay and Group FaceTime is leaving the company. John Stauffer is set to start his new role as VP of engineering at Roblox after more than two decades at Apple and 14 years as an executive.

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[Update: Fixed] YouTube for iPhone and iPad repeatedly crashing

Over the past hour or so, some YouTube for iPhone and iPad users have reported that the app is repeatedly crashing on open.

Humane will announce its ‘first offerings’ in spring 2023, criticizes smart glasses

After years of teasing, the secretive startup founded by ex-Apple employees in July released a more explicit preview of what it is building. Humane announced today that its “first offerings will be announced this spring” of 2023.

Apple on Wednesday released iOS 16.1.2 for all users. The update, which is now available, improves the reliability of the Crash Detection feature for iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro users. According to Apple, it also improves compatibility with wireless carriers.

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Twelve South delivered a hit with its HoverBar Duo stand for iPad and iPhone and the evolution of the series has begun with the HoverBar Tower. I’ve been testing out the new floor stand for iPad that offers the flexibility to put the tablet in the right position for pretty much any use case.

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YouTube Music rolling out 2022 Recap with personalized stats and stories [U]

Following the first annual summary last year and subsequent seasonal ones, YouTube Music is starting to roll out the 2022 Recap today.

Deals: Apple Watch Series 7 Nike+ models now $79 off, M1 iMacs from $960, Anker gear, more

All of this Wednesday’s best deals are now live and headlined by rare discounts on Apple Watch Series 7 Nike+ models at $79 off. That’s alongside an Anker Cyber Week sale that discounts iPhone accessories from $9 and a chance to save on refurbished 24-inch M1 iMacs from $960. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break.

Some people certainly love watching and re-watching Apple’s special events for different reasons. And especially for those of us who are journalists and bloggers, who actually need to re-watch these events sometimes, finding the exact moment when something happened at a keynote is not an easy task. Luckily, a group of developers have created a website that lets you find specific moments of Apple events just by searching for keywords.

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A new Apple accessibility video highlights a variety of features designed to offer independence to people with a range of disabilities.

Set to the soundtrack “I Am the Greatest” by Spinifex Gum (with Marliya Choir), it opens by showing a woman telling Siri to set her morning scene …

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Spotify’s popular Wrapped experience is now available that pulls together all of your most listened-to tracks, artists, genres, and more. This year there’s also a “Listening Personality” test to reveal what your music taste says about you.

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Jamf announces new AWS Verified Access feature for increased IT security

Today, Jamf announced a new integration with Amazon Web Services that will help users of AWS and Jamf strengthen their security posture. AWS Verified Access enables customers to define policies or criteria in Jamf that must be met before allowing end users and their respective devices access to internal services on AWS. Now, with the AWS Verified Access feature, organizations using Jamf can verify that devices are managed and meet an acceptable risk threshold before providing access to critical internal services.

Apple’s dependence on China has never been brought into sharper focus than now, with COVID-19-related disruption at the biggest iPhone assembly plant costing the company an estimated billion dollars per week.

A new report says that the company’s efforts to diversify production have continued to make progress, but that iPhone production remains hugely dependent on China …

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Apple sued after fatal Apple Store crash in Hingham, Mass.

Apple has been sued after last week’s fatal Apple Store crash in Hingham, Massachusetts, in which one person was killed, and 20 others were injured, some of them seriously …

We’ve been hearing rumors about the next generation of Macs for some time now, which are expected to be introduced sometime in 2023. While Apple is yet to officially announce the new machines, a supposed benchmark test of the unreleased “M2 Max” chip has surfaced on the web with details about the performance of the chip that is expected to power the new Macs.

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The butterfly keyboard lawsuit has been resolved after a judge approved Apple’s proposed payouts to owners of MacBook, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro models with the faulty keyboard design.

Owners whose machines required repair are set to receive compensation that ranges from $50 to $395, depending on the extent of the work needed. However, the payouts will be made only to those who purchased their MacBooks in US states covered by the class action suit …

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The iPhone City lockdown has ended, allowing free movement of residents and workers in Zhengzhou, China. The move will help relieve pressures at the Foxconn plant after a massive production disruption that is estimated to have cost Apple around a billion dollars a week in lost iPhone sales.

The ending of COVID-19 restrictions in the city will allow Foxconn to exit the closed-loop production process, which has been a key factor in the plant’s recent troubles

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November 29

Google makes one of its iOS apps available on the Mac App Store

While Apple Silicon-powered Macs can run most iOS apps, the vast majority of developers have opted out. Google did that in late 2020, though it recently made its AI Test Kitchen iPhone/iPad app available on the Mac App Store.

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Sponsored by Chargeasap: The world’s first and smallest 270W USB-C GaN Charger–   Chargeasap Zeus– is available now with early bird pricing for a limited time.

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