iOS 15 won’t support iPhone 6s or iPhone SE according to a new leak



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iOS 15 support

  • iOS 15 reportedly won’t support the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, or iPhone SE.
  • iOS 14 supported all of the same phones that iOS 13 supported, but after five years, Apple might be ready to completely move on from the 2015 iPhone models.
  • iOS 15 should launch alongside the iPhone 13 in September 2021, providing Apple is able to return to its normal release schedule after the pandemic.

Apple has always been fairly inclusive when it comes to support for old hardware in modern software. The launch of iOS 14 last month is a prime example, with support for all the same iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models as iOS 13, despite all of its new features and changes. Sadly, according to a recent report from the Israeli technology blog The Verifier, it looks like iOS 14 will be the last major

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Original iPhone SE, iPhone 6S could be left behind in iOS 15

Not all devices that run iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 may be able to use iOS 15, a report claims, with Apple planning to end operating system updates for the iPhone 6 series and the original iPhone SE in its major 2021 update.

While Apple tries to maintain support for as many iPhones and iPads as possible with its operating system releases, it does occasionally drop some of the older models off the list. For 2021, it is already claimed Apple is preparing to give the heave-ho to some beloved models.

According to Israeli site The Verifier, Apple will be axing support for the iPhone 6S series, including the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, in the next major operating system refresh. Furthermore, the original iPhone SE will also share the same fate, with it being left behind on iOS 14.

Apple’s decision whether or not

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Apple remains ‘fully committed’ to privacy features like anti-tracking in iOS 14 [u]

Apple remains committed to implementing anti-tracking features in iOS 14 and further privacy improvements down the road, the company’s privacy chief said in a letter.

The iOS 14 feature, dubbed App Tracking Transparency (ATT), makes cross-app and website tracking opt-in, and gives users additional information and context. In September, Apple delayed the rollout of the privacy feature until 2021.

Shortly after Apple announced the delay, a coalition of digital civil rights groups penned a letter expressing their “disappointment” that it wouldn’t be available during the initial iOS 14 rollout. On Nov. 19, Apple sent a letter back in response.

“We delayed the release of ATT to early next year to give developers the time they indicated they needed to properly update their systems and data practices, but we remain fully committed to ATT and to our expansive approach to privacy protections,” wrote Jane C. Horvath, Apple’s Senior Director of Global

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Google Stadia Will Be Available for iOS Soon

Google  (GOOGL) – Get Report said on Thursday that Stadia, its game-streaming service, will be available for iPhone in the coming weeks, according to media reports.

The Mountain View, Calif., search, advertising and tech giant said that it was working on a progressive web app version of Stadia that will run in the mobile version of Apple’s Safari browser.

Stadia was previously limited to Android phones, computers, and TVs due to Apple App Store restrictions.

Alphabet’s Google introduced over 80 games to its Stadia service platform over the past year and added over 100 new features including family sharing, according to The Verge.

The platform also includes over 65 Stadia Pro games that were launched for free since Stadia was first released in 2019. Google also said on Thursday that it is adding more to Gmail, Drive, Fit, Calendar, and Chrome widgets to iPhone.

Since the release of

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Nvidia GeForce Now cloud gaming service comes to iOS

Today Nvidia launched its GeForce Now cloud gaming service on iOS in beta. Due to App Store’s restrictions on cloud gaming services, it will be delivered as a web app though the Safari browser. GeForce Now is a ‘PC in the cloud’ service, which allows users who already own games on Steam or Epic Games Store to play them on less capable devices. This is different to ‘cloud gaming content’ services such as PlayStation Now and Google Stadia, which offers a library of games which users access as part of the subscription, or can purchase.

GeForce Now can be accessed for free (limited to one-hour sessions) or for $5 a month, which offers priority access to servers, extended session length and RTX On feature for compatible games. It is available in 71 countries around the world, supported by its own data centres or by telco partners. Windows PCs, macOS, Android,

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Google Stadia is coming to iOS officially as a web app

Google on Thursday announced iOS support for its Stadia cloud gaming service, following in the footsteps of Microsoft in turning to the mobile web to circumvent Apple’s App Store restrictions. Google says it has been building a progressive web app version of Stadia that will run in the mobile version of Apple’s Safari browser, similar to how Microsoft intends to deliver its competing xCloud service on iOS sometime next year.

But Google intends to beat Microsoft to the punch with public testing of its version in the coming weeks. Nvidia also announced today that it a beta web app version of its GeForce Now cloud gaming service on iOS is available today.

Apple in late August clarified its rules around cloud gaming, telling providers like Google and Microsoft that their apps were not allowed on the App Store due to restrictions Apple imposes on software that streams games to the

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Today Nvidia launched its GeForce Now cloud gaming service on iOS in beta. Due to App Store’s restrictions on cloud gaming services, it will be delivered as a web app though the Safari browser. GeForce Now is a ‘PC in the cloud’ service, which allows users who already own games on Steam or Epic Games Store to play them on less capable devices. This is different to ‘cloud gaming content’ services such as PlayStation Now and Google Stadia, which offers a library of games which users access as part of the subscription, or can purchase.

GeForce Now can be accessed for free (limited to one-hour sessions) or for $5 a month, which offers priority access to servers, extended

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Nvidia’s GeForce Now cloud gaming service launches on iOS as a web app

Nvidia is joining its fellow cloud gaming providers in choosing to bypass Apple’s App Store and launching a mobile web app version of its GeForce Now service. Nvidia’s version is available today in beta form, meaning any of the service’s more than 5 million registered users can fire up GeForce Now in mobile Safari on an iPhone or iPad and get playing.

Nvidia says it also plans to broaden support for its desktop Chrome-based version of GeForce Now, which currently only works on Chromebooks, to more platforms starting in the first quarter of next year, including Android, Linux, and Mac. GeForce Now is currently primarily distributed via Mac and PC apps, as well as through dedicated apps on Android and its Nvidia Shield streaming box.

One of the more obvious upsides here is that Epic Games’ Fortnite can once

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Apple issues second beta of iOS 14.3, iPadOS 14.3 to developers

Apple has moved onto a new generation of betas, with the second developer builds of iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 now available for testing.

The latest betas and configuration profiles can be downloaded from the Apple Developer Center, with subsequent changes available as over-the-air updates on enrolled devices.

The second round follows the release of the first generation, issued by Apple on November 12.

The first beta for iOS 14.3 introduced support for Apple ProRAW, its new image format that combines computational photography benefits with those of shooting in RAW. A new video about an updated pairing interface in the Find My app was discovered, including a glyph that could represent the AirPods Studio.

For HomeKit, it changes how it handles updates for accessories, while other changes involved App Clips, default search options, Cardio Fitness categories in the Health app, Shortcut wallpaper updates, and behind-the-scenes support

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Data permissions for coronavirus-related iOS apps differ widely

  • New Albright study results show that data permissions for coronavirus-related iOS apps vary significantly.
  • We think these results help open the door for partnerships between Big Tech and startups with enterprise-focused privacy platforms.
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As the number of individuals infected with the novel coronavirus continues to rise across the globe, so does the number of coronavirus-related iOS apps—and an analysis of 493 of these apps across 98 countries by Jonathan Albright, director of the Digital Forensics Initiative at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism, found that their data-sharing permissions vary substantially. For context, the iOS apps analyzed by Albright include contact tracing apps, apps facilitating telehealth visits, and symptom checkers, per Wired.

data permissions for coronavirus related iOS apps differe widely

New study results show that data permissions for coronavirus-related iOS

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