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Apple now has patents for iPhone-based car key, temporary keys

In today’s world, unlocking a car with an iPhone or Apple Watch is nothing spectacular. However, today Apple has been granted a patent that could allow owners to create limited, temporary ‘keys’ for others. The patent says the owner of the car will have the primary key, which would allow full access to the car, which includes unlocking it, starting the…

iPhone 7 Plus schematics show dual-camera but no Smart Connector

Tons of leaks and rumors are surrounding the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus (Pro?) including a dual-camera module, four-speaker audio, and a 256GB storage option. Now, HDBlog is claiming that they have the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus schematics via Chinese web forum Baidu. The images further confirm that the dual-camera lens will be exclusive to the Plus…

Apple seeds OS X 10.11.6 beta 1 to developers

Along with other minor betas going out today, Apple has seeded its first beta of OS X 10.11.6 to developers. This relatively minor update to OS X El Capitan focuses on stability and bug fixes. No visual changes are in this version compared to the latest stable release. While there may be nothing new on the outside, this update still will be good for…

Apple seeds tvOS 9.2.2 beta 1 to developers

Alongside iOS 9.3.3 beta 1, today Apple seeds tvOS 9.2.2 beta 1 to developers. And just like iOS 9.3.3, we expect this to be a fairly minor release with under the hood changes. TvOS 9.2.1 did not bring any new notable features to the table. However, we’ll keep digging to see if there’s more changes and update this post as we find out. If you spot…

Apple seeds iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 to developers

UPDATE: iOS 9.3.3 beta 1 is not available to the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. We assume that Apple has yet to find a fix to the bricking issue, therefore they don’t want to push a beta for the device until said issue is fixed. It’s been a week since Apple released iOS 9.3.2 to the public. Apple today has seeded its first iOS 9.3.3 beta to developers. iOS…

OS X 10.12 to support unlocking Macs with iPhone’s Touch ID

As we inch closer to WWDC, OS X 10.12 is sounding like a huge upgrade to Apple’s desktop operating system. One of the major features is rumored to be Siri on the Mac. Today, MacRumors is now reporting that OS X 10.12 ‘may’ include support for unlocking your Mac with your iPhone’s Touch ID sensor. The feature could work similarly to the Apple Watch…