Apple releases iOS 13.5 with COVID-19 specific features

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Apple has released iOS 13.5 and iPadOS 13.5 with features relevant to our post-COVID-19 world. Chief among these is a simplified unlock process for devices with Face ID for those who wear masks, which goes without saying should be everyone working outdoors.

What the new system does is automatically show the passcode field when it detects you are wearing a face mask, so you can just directly enter the passcode and bypass Face ID. This works for unlocking the device and also in apps for things like payments.





The other COVID-19 relevant feature is the support for Exposure...

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Ian Whannel