iOS 14.5 won’t actually let you change a default music service

  • March 4, 2021
It turns out that Apple’s iOS 14.5 update won’t actually let you change your default music service that you use with Siri. Beta users had originally noticed that it appeared as if early versions of the update might allow you to change the default ser…

LinkedIn stops collecting tracking data ahead of iOS 14 changes

  • March 4, 2021
LinkedIn will stop collecting IDFA data on iOS. The move comes ahead of a policy change Apple will implement with the release of iOS 14.5 later this year that will require developers to ask someone’s permission before they use that data to track them…

Twitter’s Clubhouse-style audio chat rooms land on Android

  • March 2, 2021
Twitter Spaces, the company's answer to Clubhouse, is now available on Android. Until now, the audio chat rooms were iOS-only.
The Spaces feature is still in beta. Only a select number of users can host the chat rooms, but now anyone on iOS and A…

Google returns to updating major iOS apps after months-long wait

  • February 13, 2021
Google has left many of its iOS apps without updates since the start of December, raising questions and even creating problems — users briefly saw "this app is out of date" errors when signing into their Google accounts. That drought is fin…