The Morning After: Future iOS update will help you spot third-party iPhone parts
Apple’s incoming iOS 15.2 update includes a “parts and service history” section that indicates not only if the battery, camera and display have been replaced but also if they’re officially sanctioned Apple parts. If something is listed as an “unknown part,” it’s either unofficial, malfunctioning or an already-used part from another iPhone.
This ties into Apple’s spare parts and self-replacement service , but the “unknown part” label might not thrill advocates for third-party component options. Apple clearly wants you to use its official parts. That said, it may help you catch shops lying about the quality of their replacements.
I’m intrigued to see how Apple’s self-repair service comes into being. What a nerdy reason to be excited for 2022.
— Mat Smith
Mosseri said the company has been working on the feature for months.
Five years since it ditched the chronological feed, Instagram might be bringing it back. Speaking to lawmakers at a Senate hearing on Instagram and teen safety, Instagram head Adam Mosseri said he supports “giving people the option to have a chronological feed.”
Instagram has confirmed this on Twitter, adding there would be the “option to see posts from people …read more