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How to check an app's privacy policy on the App Store

App Privacy

All apps listed in the Apple App Store now have an "App Privacy" section to inform users on how an app utilizes data. This allows iPhone and iPad users the ability to decide if they want to install an app based on the data it tracks. Alls apps must have its privacy policies listed after December 8, 2020.

Fight COVID-19 with your iPhone while you sleep

DreamLab iOS COVID-19 research

Looking for a way to help fight the Coronavirus pandemic? iPhone and iPad owners can easily put their devices to work overnight. Most of us plug in the iPhone to charge while we're sleeping, and it sits idle. With DreamLab installed, the processor can be used during this time to help fast track research into ways to defeat COVID-19. DreamLab runs on thousands of mobile devices to perform vital health research every night.

Get 5 months of free Apple Music with Shazam

Shazam iPhone

Shazam is offering a promotion for 5 months of free Apple Music from now until January 17, 2021. Apple acquired Shazam in 2018 and has integrated the song identification service into the iOS Control Center and into the Siri voice assistant. The Shazam app still offers more functionality, such as saving music to iCloud and playing identified songs on linked streaming music services.

How to use Typing Feedback on iPhone

iOS keyboard

There are many ways to get extra help when using the iPhone for everyday tasks. One of the Accessibility features built into iOS is Typing Feedback. This feature provides auditory confirmation of keyboard input across the system. Entering text in any app can be accompanied by live feedback to read characters, words, or help with predictive text options.

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