Apple is one step closer to producing a folding iPhone. Rumors have been swirling for years, with several Apple patents for hinged mobile devices on the books. According to United Daily News in Taiwan, the company has successfully tested two different models of folding iPhone prototypes at the Foxconn factory in Shenzhen.
In one of its smaller but notable upgrades, macOS Big Sur lets you customize your start page even more than you could previously, giving you more options for what you can view and letting you change the background. Here's how to personalize your Safari startup page in macOS 11 Big Sur:
The Movies section of iTunes now includes a variety of holiday deals starting at $10 for select double features and discounts on preselected bundles and franchise collections. You can now nab all 4 Hunger Games for only $20 or the entire Harry Potter franchise for $50. Other deals include "Under $20 genre bundles" including Christmas Classics (It's a Wonder Life, White Christmas, Scrooge), Naughty Holidays (Bad Santa 1&2), Action movies, horror and more.
Apple has begun an iPhone 11 repair program to address touch screen problems in a limited number of units manufactured between November 2019 and May 2020. If your touch screen has been unresponsive you may be eligible for a free replacement display module. Only the iPhone 11 is affected, not the iPhone 11 Pro or iPhone 11 Pro Max.
iPhone owners with iOS 14.3 installed are starting to get warnings when apps track their activities across other apps and websites. This new privacy feature has been in the works for some time, and some app developers have protested against its implementation. Facebook, for example has complained about the requirement that it must ask permission to track its users and collect the resulting data.