You may or may not know this, but there’s a feature in Safari that’s designed to let you select a portion of text and send it to a friend over Messages using the Share feature in Safari.
When researching one of our tips videos, we came across this handy trick, but soon discovered that there’s another aspect to it — one that you can use to create fake website headlines that can be sent to your friends and family.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. As it turns out, there’s a bug in the select text and share feature, and it involves the search function on websites. If you type text into the search bar on a [...]
SoundCloud today announced a new feature that allows creators to distribute their music directly to major streaming music services like Apple Music, Spotify, and Amazon Music (via Billboard). The tool will be included in SoundCloud Pro and Pro Unlimited subscription tiers for artists, and each artist will get 100 percent of earnings back from each streaming platform, meaning SoundCloud won’t take any cuts and won’t charge additional distribution fees.
Artists on SoundCloud Pro or Pro Unlimited who are 18 years or older, control all rights to their original music, have no copyright strikes, and have garnered at least 1,000 plays in the past month will be able to [...]
WhatsApp has enabled a new Face ID authentication option for iPhones that support the feature, in the latest update to the messenger app (via WABetaInfo).
The Facebook-owned platform has been testing the feature for iPhone X and newer devices in its TestFlight beta releases for some weeks now, but version 2.19.20 of WhatsApp, now on the App Store, makes Face ID available for all users with supporting iPhones.
When enabled, users need to use Face ID to unlock the WhatsApp app, but they can still reply to messages from notifications and answer calls when the app is locked.
To require Face ID to unlock WhatsApp, tap Settings -> Account -> Privacy -> Screen [...]
Apple is planning to address a major FaceTime bug that allows anyone who FaceTimes you see the audio and video from your iPhone or iPad even if you don’t answer the call.
In a statement made to Axios, Apple said it was aware of the issue and has identified a fix that will be „released in a software update later this week.“
It’s not clear when „later this week“ is, but Apple will presumably address the bug as quickly as possible because it us a huge privacy violation. While it was originally thought that it only allowed someone who called to hear your FaceTime audio, pressing the power button on a device also allows video to be [...]