iOS 14

Apple releases bug fixes with iOS 14.5.1

iOS 14.5.1 update

Just a week after the iOS 14.5 drop, Apple has released a minor bug fix with iOS 14.5.1. Alongside the latest update, Apple has also launched iOS 12.5.3 for older iPhones. These updates are recommended for all users and can be installed using an over-the-air (OTA) update. Apple has fixed an issue with app tracking and improved security on its mobile devices.

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How to use new Siri voices on iPhone

Siri

Apple continues to improve Siri's capabilities and with iOS 14.5 the voice assistant gets brand new voice options. The revamped voices are in the English language, with both a female and male addition. These updated voices are recorded from live speakers, then processed using Apple's Neural text to speech engine. The engine helps spontaneously generated phrases sound more realistic, delivering smoother speech that flows naturally.

iOS 14 rolls out new privacy features

iOS 14 privacy

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.

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