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Apple introduced its App Transport Security (ATS) standard when it rolled out iOS 9. The ATS restricts apps from transferring data through a HTTP connection, forcing them to go through HTTPS instead. The latter is an encrypted communication protocol, which keeps the data secure. iOS app developers were encouraged to update their apps to accommodate for the new standard. Now Apple is taking a tougher stance, requiring all apps to use the ATS feature by 2017. Here’s what you need to know.
There are dozens of Twitter clients for the iPhone, but the official Twitter app and the third-party Tweetbot are two of the most popular. One’s free, the other’s pretty expensive at $US9.99 ($14.99). Let’s dig into the main differences between the two, and see if the difference in experience is worth the difference in cost.
Jailbreaking may be falling out of favour these days, but it’s still useful for those that love to tweak and customise. Whether you’re sick of Apple’s walled garden or you just like everything a certain way, jailbreaking allows you to really take control of your iPhone. It’s not as necessary as it once was, but it’s just as fun as ever.
iOS: Storage space on the iPhone and iPad fills up way too quickly. Here’s an odd, yet effective trick to reclaim several gigabytes of storage space in a few minutes.
iPad: iOS 9 introduced multitasking to the iPad way back in September of 2015 and today Google finally updated the YouTube app to support these new multitasking modes.