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Yoni Heisler

Since 2015
Top Channel Apple
Articles 5,442

Bio

Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large for over 15 years. A life long Mac user and Apple expert, his writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and TUAW. When not analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions.

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Apple reportedly failed to develop its own 5G modem for the iPhone 15

June 28th, 2022

Apple’s plan to replace Qualcomm 5G modems with its own on upcoming iPhone models may have hit a roadblock. According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo — who has an impressive record with respect to Apple rumors — Apple’s efforts to develop its own 5G modem chip haven’t yielded an adequate replacement. Not mincing words, Kuo writes …

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How to block spam texts on your iPhone

June 26th, 2022

It happens to every single iPhone user… you are being inundated with spam texts, and you can’t handle it anymore. Indeed, it’s been an ongoing and frustrating problem for quite some time now. For some people, it’s only gotten worse recently. What makes the issue particularly irritating is that spammers have become more clever and …

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This new iOS 16 feature is so useful, but no one knows about it

June 24th, 2022

With WWDC 2022 now firmly in the rearview mirror, developers have been busy getting their hands dirty with iOS 16. The second beta of iOS 16 dropped just this week and, as is typically the case, developers are fast discovering all sorts of cool and nifty features Apple didn’t have time to cover during its …

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Uber Pool is finally back, but with a brand new name

June 21st, 2022

After more than a 2-year hiatus, Uber Pool is finally coming back. The ridesharing feature which allows passengers to split the cost of a trip with individuals traveling in the same direction was temporarily suspended in early 2022 right as the coronavirus pandemic began. Today, Uber announced that Uber Pool is back, albeit with a …

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Facebook’s plan to copy TikTok and change the feed is a horrible idea

June 19th, 2022

It’s no secret that Facebook, with Mark Zuckerberg steering the ship, has long been attuned to rival products capable of diminishing its social networking dominance. Put simply, if people are chatting or sharing media content, Facebook desperately wants it to happen under its own umbrella. This all-encompassing strategy became evident when the company purchased Instagram …

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Here’s a hidden Android security feature you won’t find on any iPhone

June 16th, 2022

With Apple and Android handset makers constantly jockeying back and forth to one-up each other, the gap between the iPhone and Android user experience has only narrowed in recent years. Admittedly, the days when the iPhone was undoubtedly a superior platform relative to Android are long gone. Today, comparing the iPhone to Android is a …

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This iOS 16 change has so many iPhone users freaking out

June 13th, 2022

Apple finally unveiled iOS 16 last week and not everyone is thrilled. Although iOS 16 introduces a slew of new features, not all iPhone users will be able to enjoy them. With iOS 16, the list of supported devices only includes the iPhone 8 and models released afterward. In other words, iPhone 7, iPhone 6s, …

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Apple introduces macOS Ventura with slew of new features

June 6th, 2022

Apple today introduced macOS Ventura, the latest incarnation of its operating system for the Mac. Hot on the heels of macOS Monterey, macOS Ventura offers up a slew of interesting new features. Of course, it goes without saying that the days of Mac updates brimming with hundreds of compelling new features are long gone. That …

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Apple introduces next-gen M2 processor

June 6th, 2022

It’s been a busy day for Apple. After introducing new iterations of iOS and watchOS, which are chock full of new features, Apple took the wraps off its next-gen M2 processor. The M1 was an absolute game-changer that offered up unrivaled performance without sacrificing battery life in the slightest. With the M2, Apple is taking …