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Yoni Heisler

Since 2015
Top Channel Apple
Articles 5,423

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.

Apple Music Battery

Apple’s latest iPhone software has a bug that’s driving people crazy

July 8th, 2020

iPhone users who recently upgraded to iOS 13.5.1 are noticing a huge battery drain on their devices on account of Apple Music. Even when Apple Music isn’t open, the app is reportedly draining the battery via background activity. While some potential fixes have alleviated the issue for some users, a universal fix may not arrive …

Foldable iPhone

Apple is working on a foldable iPhone – here’s proof

July 7th, 2020

A new patent for a foldable iPhone highlights a unique design that would allow users to glance at notifications without having to unfold the device. It’s unclear if Apple will ever release a foldable iPhone, but Samsung’s foldable smartphone lineup proves that there is a market for it. A new patent application from Apple details …

Portrait Mode Video

A new iPhone app lets users take video in Portrait mode

July 6th, 2020

The iPhone 12 will reportedly allow users to take video in Portrait mode. In the interim, a new iPhone app called ‘Focus Live’ enables users to take video with the Bokeh effect. One of the best camera features on the iPhone has long been Portrait mode. Originally introduced with the release of the iPhone 7 …

Android Malware

An old piece of Android malware is back and more dangerous than before

July 3rd, 2020

An old piece of Android malware called FakeSpy has resurfaced and is now targeting users across the United States and Western Europe. The app is capable of stealing a user’s text messages, banking information, and app data. The malware spreads via a text message that seemingly comes from a local post office and instructs users …

July 4 Coronavirus Safety

Remember these coronavirus safety tips this holiday weekend

July 3rd, 2020

Americans will be out in droves this July 4th weekend, with many planning to gather at beaches, parks, and barbecues. While the coronavirus lockdown is over in many areas, it’s more important than ever to adhere to social distancing guidelines. The coronavirus is still spreading rapidly across a number of states. With the July 4th …

Unemployment Benefits

Additional $600 in unemployment benefits may last longer than planned

July 2nd, 2020

The stimulus package President Trump signed in March entitles individuals to an additional $600 in weekly unemployment benefits. Barring any new legislation, the $600 weekly increase is poised to expire on July 31. Some lawmakers are hoping to extend the deadline indefinitely. A proposed piece of legislation would keep the weekly increase in place until …