iPhone camera lens provider Largan Precision confirms shipment of 3D lenses

iPhone 8 Rumor

Apple supplier and camera lens provider Largan Precision confirmed today during a press conference that it is prepared to begin shipping lenses for 3D sensing in the second half of this year.

"We will have lenses for 3-D sensing ready to ship in the second half this year," said Adam Lin, Largan's chief executive (via via Nikkei).

Lin did not specify the company who ordered the shipment, but some experts believe the camera components are headed to Apple for the iPhone 8.

Sony announces PlayLink for iOS and Android

Hidden Agenda PlayLink

While E3 wraps up its last few days at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Sony today announced PlayLink for the PlayStation 4. The new app, headed to both the App Store and Google Play, connects your iOS device to your PS4 through new games with touch screen controls. The upcoming PlayLink titles will focus on group play, and range from gritty crime thrillers to quick-fire quizzes, according to Sony.

Beware of In-App Purchase scams on the App Store

IAP scam fake subscription

News flash: the iPhone does not need a virus scanner, malware cleaner or any other bogus system security provided by an app. Third-party iOS apps are sandboxed, meaning they are insulated from the host system. Not only does this enhance security, but it means that any app claiming to perform a "system scan" is outright nonsense. Apps are not capable of scanning, cleaning or protecting any iOS device, including the iPad and iPhone. Despite this, Johnny Lin at Medium has found many of these scams alive and well on the App Store.

How to delete a WhatsApp account

How to delete a WhatsApp account on iPhone and iPad.

If at some point you downloaded WhatsApp and created an account because it was trendy at the time or you had a legitimate one-time use for it, but now never use it and want to de-clutter your phone and make some space, you probably want to delete your account rather than just getting rid of the app. This can easily be done through the iPhone app. Deleting your account will delete all of your account info and profile photo, delete you from any WhatsApp groups you are in, and delete your message history
from your iPhone and your iCloud backup. Here's how to do it:

How to find iPhone Settings the quick and easy way

iOS Settings icon

The Settings screen on iOS devices keeps growing longer. With every new feature of Apple's mobile operating system, another menu item is added to the list. Unfortunately, this makes finding a particular setting on the iPhone, iPad or iPod touch more difficult. Sometimes it's not even clear whether or not a particular feature can be customized. Luckily there are two tricks you can use to more efficiently access iOS Settings, saving time and effort.

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