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Apple iOS Update Offers Control over Location Tracking

Apple iOS Update Offers Control over Location Tracking
The Siliconreview
29 January, 2020

Apple is acting on plans to stop location tracking on the iPhone 11 models. Apple has also just recently released an iOS 13.3.1 update that adds a toggle to control the U1 Ultra Wideband chip’s use of location services. iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max  use location checks to see if they’re in areas where wideband is allowed legally but the switch can turn the checks off if the user is concerned about privacy.  Apple has previously commented that the checks are handled on device only and won’t be scooped up.

There a couple of other fixes offered by Apple along with the switch. It has patched a flaw in Communication Limits that let children ass contacts without asking for a Screen Time Passcode. Apple has also tackled the bug that created delays before editing Deep Fusion pictures. Mail cannot override settings that could previously prevent remote images from loading and push notifications will arrive more reliably over WiFi and FaceTime won’t directly use the ultra-wide rear camera. There is also a support for Indian English Siri voices for HomePod users.