The New York Times, IFTTT, Medium, and Other Apps Adopt Sign in With Apple Ahead of June 30 Deadline
Apps with sign-in functionality, including The New York Times, IFTTT, Medium, and more, have continued to adopt Apple’s secure Sign in with Apple feature ahead of a deadline of June 30. The deadline for these apps to support the feature was recently extended from April 30.
Sign in with Apple, first introduced in iOS 13, allows users to create accounts for apps and websites using an Apple ID. It also lets users to select specific data he or she would like to share with an app and even allows users to mask their email addresses.
The feature has been largely welcomed as a more secure alternative to similar sign-in services since it authenticates the user with Face ID or Touch ID and doesn’t send personal information to app and website developers.
MacRumors forum member Pedro Marques has compiled a list of other apps currently supporting Sign in with Apple. Be sure to check out our Sign in with Apple guide to learn more about the feature and how it works.
Apple users, it’s been a big week for Sign In With Apple. Apps like Medium, IFTTT, NYTimes, Strava, Ritual, Freshii, Fiverr and dozens more now offering the privacy of Apple’s anonymous sign in method. I was able to drop Facebook logins entirely. No more tracking me Zuckerberg!
— Pedro 🖖🏼 Former Hugger (@MetroManTO) April 5, 2020
New Low-Cost ‘iPhone SE’ Could Launch as Soon as Tomorrow
Thursday April 2, 2020 4:06 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple’s new low-cost iPhone is set to launch as early as Friday, April 3, according to a new report from 9to5Mac that cites a tip from a “highly trusted reader.” The site says that while it can’t be certain about the launch date, “Apple could reveal and begin taking orders for the new iPhone as soon as tomorrow.” The iPhone 8 Apple is said to be planning to call the new iPhone, which is…
iOS 14 Could Offer Home Screen Widgets, Wallpaper Customizations
Saturday April 4, 2020 3:30 pm PDT by Frank McShan
iOS 14 could offer home screen widgets and wallpaper customizations for the first time, according to 9to5Mac and Twitter user DongleBookPro.
Apple is reportedly working to implement widgets that can be moved freely around like icons on the iPhone and iPad homescreen for the very first time. The feature is reportedly codenamed “Avocado” and no other details are available. It was also…
Apple Paid Hacker $75,000 for Uncovering Zero-Day Camera Exploits in Safari
Apple paid out $75,000 to a hacker for identifying multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in its software, some of which could be used to hijack the camera on a MacBook or an iPhone, according to Forbes.
A zero-day vulnerability refers to a security hole in software that is unknown to the software developer and the public, although it may already be known by attackers who are quietly exploiting…
Top Stories: Apple Leaks iPhone SE and AirTags, Apple Buys Dark Sky, and More
With the calendar rolling over to April this week, we yet again saw several leaks and rumors, most notably including Apple itself leaking some references to a pair of long-rumored products: a new budget iPhone SE and AirTags item trackers.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Apple also acquired popular weather app Dark Sky, while Amazon’s Prime Video app now allows…
Apple Offers Employees Deep Discounts on HomePod, Beats Headphones and More
Friday April 3, 2020 11:14 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple is offering employees significant discounts on products that include the HomePod and Beats headphones, according to details on the deals shared by MacGeneration and 9to5Mac.
Apple is said to be clearing stock of Beats headphones and HomePods, providing them to employees through an internal deals program. The HomePod is available at a 50 percent discount, dropping the price to $149.50,…
iPhone 8 Screen Protector Updated With ‘iPhone SE’ Compatibility on Apple’s Online Store
Another clue has surfaced to suggest that Apple’s rumored lower-cost iPhone SE successor will likely be released soon.
Earlier today, a product listing for a Belkin screen protector on Apple’s online store was updated to reflect compatibility with not only the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8, but also the iPhone SE. Given the original iPhone SE was a 4-inch device, and the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 are…
Apple Music Was Second Biggest Global Music Streaming Service in 2019
Friday April 3, 2020 5:38 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Global online music streaming subscriptions were up 32 percent year-over-year in 2019, hitting 358 million subscribers, according to new estimates shared today by Counterpoint Research.
Spotify was the market leader with a 31 percent share of total revenue and a 35 percent share of total paid subscriptions, while Apple Music earned the second place slot with a 24 percent share of total…
Apple’s 2020 MacBook Air vs. 2020 iPad Pro
Wednesday April 1, 2020 2:45 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple in March updated both the MacBook Air and the iPad Pro, and with the iPad Pro increasingly positioned as a computer replacement, we thought we’d compare both new machines to see how they measure up and which one might be a better buy depending on user needs.
Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. We’re comparing the base model 12.9-inch iPad Pro and the base model…