ios 13.5: iOS 13.5 to bring easier unlocking of iPhone when wearing masks – Latest News

ios 13.5: iOS 13.5 to bring easier unlocking of iPhone when wearing masks - Latest News
NEW DELHI: Both the tech giants Apple and Google recently announced their joint effort to allow APIs and operating system level technology which will help in contact tracing using Bluetooth on the phones. The companies also said that they will also release APIs that will allow interoratibility between Android and iOS devices using apps from public health authorities.

Now Apple has rolled out Beta 3 of iOS 13.5 which consists of the code required to run apps that are built using the exposure notification API.

Apart from this, the iOS 13.5 beta update also brings another interesting feature. The update brings face mask detection enabling FaceID to decide if a user is wearing a face mask or not. In case a user is wearing a face mask then it will automatically prompt for a passcode.

The update also enables users to disable a feature in FaceTime video calls which let active speaker grows larger in the asymmetric grid. Once the user has disabled this feature then they will have to tap on a person’s feed to make it prominent in the grid.

Apart from this, the iOS 13.5 beta update also brings two security patches for vulnerabilities that affected the Mail app on the iPhone and iPad. It is expected that the company will roll out the stable iOS 13.5 update in May.

Recently, it was reported that Apple made changes in Apple Maps in order to support food delivery and medical services during COVID-19.

As reported by 9to5mac, Apple has adjusted the order of Apple Maps categories. Now the Apple Maps users will notice Grocery Stores at the top followed by a new category of food delivery. The other categories which are not that important are shifted towards the bottom.

Whenever a user chooses the food delivery category, then they will see all the nearby restaurants that are open and are offering food delivery options.

By Jaztech

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