15-inch MacBook Air rumors, iOS 16.3 features, iPhone side loading
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Advanced Data Protection, HomeKit woes, a 15-inch MacBook Air is in the works, and the EU may force Apple to allow app side loading and third-party app stores — all on this week's AppleInsider Podcast.
iOS 16.2, iPadOS 16.2, macOS Ventura 13.1, and the other operating systems are updated with Freeform and iPad external display support. Your hosts discuss the new features, including Apple Music Sing and the HomeKit architecture update.
Advanced Data Protection and physical security keys offer more protection to users, but some settings are more drastic than others. Getting Advanced Data Protection activated can be tasking, especially for those with multiple older products still signed into their Apple ID.
The EU will begin enforcing a law that compels Apple to allow third-party app stores and side-loading by 2024. Your hosts round out the podcast detailing exactly what Apple's implementation of side-loading might look like and what it means for developers.
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Links from the show
- macOS Ventura 13.1 is out with new Freeform app and iCloud security updates
- Apple releases iOS 16.2 with Freeform and Apple Music Sing
- How to generate a recovery key - Apple Support
- Apple's Advanced Data Protection feature is here - what you need to know
- iPadOS 16.2 now available with external display support
- Some Apple HomeKit setups are breaking after iOS 16.2 update
- HomePass for HomeKit
- Apple seeds first developer beta for iOS 16.3, iPadOS 16.3, tvOS 16.3, watchOS 9.3
- iOS 16.3 beta includes support for physical security keys
- New 15.5-inch MacBook Air rumored to arrive in early 2023
- Emergency SOS via Satellite for iPhone 14 expands into Europe
- iPhone 14 satellite rescue feature prompts challenging canyon rescue
- Crash Detection causing problems for Canada's helicopter rescue teams
- Apple preparing for third-party app stores by 2024
- You might be ready for side loading on iPhone, but your parents aren't
- Apple could lose all App Store revenue in EU and only take 1% hit
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