Mask Unlock in iOS 14.5, Mics for Podcasting, and Facebook Ad Tracking
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iOS 14.5 beta reveals a new mask unlock feature for iPhone, macOS 11.2 fixes some M1 Bluetooth issues, the best mics for Zoom calls and podcasting, precipitation forecasts in Weather, and Facebook tests ad tracking notifications. If you have questions or comments on the show, tweet at @stephenrobles and @Hillitech, or email us here. Find us in your favorite podcast player by searching for "AppleInsider" and support the show by leaving a 5-Star rating and comment in Apple Podcasts . Sponsored by: RemoteHQ: Try RemoteHQ collaboration tools with your team today! Use code APPLEINSIDER for 3 months of RemoteHQ FREE. Watch it in action on YouTube here, and then visit: ExpressVPN: AppleInsider listeners can get three extra months when you sign up for a year of service! Get the most secure and fastest VPN service today by visiting: Helix Sleep: Get up to $200 off a new mattress and two FREE pillows with your order! Visit to learn more. Podcast tools from the show Try Cast Zencastr Audio Hijack Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Microphone Shure BETA 87A Supercardioid Microphone Shure SM7B Dynamic Microphone Sound Devices MixPre-3 II Links from the show Exclusive: Consumer Reports' Nicholas De Leon on M1 versus Intel Everything new in iOS 14.5: Mask unlock, ATT, new controller support, more How to unlock your iPhone while wearing a mask Apple speeds up masked Face ID by detecting an Apple Watch in iOS 14.5 Joint Apple Card accounts, global 5G dual-SIM support found in iOS 14.5 macOS Big Sur 11.2 now available with Bluetooth fixes for M1 Macs Users report ongoing display problems in macOS Big Sur 11.1 and 11.2 Punxsutawney Phil's Winter Predictions Are In | The Weather Channel Apple requests return of Apple Silicon Developer Transition Kits, offers $200 toward purchase of M1 Mac Kensington StudioDock available to preorder starting at $379 AirPods Max Leather Cases Apple brings next-hour precipitation to Weather in the UK and Ireland CARROT Weather for iOS and Android Best cameras, lights, and mics for your work-from-home Zoom meetings Podcasting Microphones Mega-Review – Marco Arment Discussing Apple's App Store with Rogue Amoeba's Paul Kafasis on the AppleInsider podcast Stalwart call-recording tool succumbs to Apple silicon Rogue Amoeba | Current Software Status H. Moser & Cie sends up Apple Watch with $30,800 mechanical clone Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO, AWS chief Andy Jassy to fill role in Q3 Facebook tests ad tracking notifications ahead of Apple's privacy rollout Facebook's anti-Apple campaign uses misleading figures, marketers claim Apple adds App Tracking Transparency rules to App Store Review Guidelines Apple illustrates privacy issues on Data Privacy Day 'Fortnite' judge orders 'frustrating' Apple to produce payment processing info Those interested in sponsoring the show can reach out to us at:
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