On the heels of reports that the NSO Group etc are breaking into iPhones, Apple is already taking steps to block the attacks. iOS 14.7 has been released which is fairly close to 14.6 which tightened privacy. Now with new revelations Apple is not sitting back and they are now focused on makinging iPhones safe and secure.

Apple unequivocally condemns cyberattacks against journalists, human rights activists, and others seeking to make the world a better place. For over a decade, Apple has led the industry in security innovation and, as a result, security researchers agree iPhone is the safest, most secure consumer mobile device on the market. Apple has expanded the security team fourfold over the last 5 years. Now Apple markets security as a feature of iPhone.

  • Apple announced Apple Card Family sharing in April and rolled out most of the functionality in the iOS 14.6 update, but iOS 14.7 brings support for merging two Apple Cards.
  • Apple also fixed the battery error problem some users experienced.

Checking the iPad shows no update. iOS 14.7 applies only to supported iPhones and Apple TV; the Watch was also updates..

iOS 15 has some interesting new features.

Have you ever wished you could point your iPhone’s camera at a sign or piece of paper and have it automatically identify then copy the text into an email or a document? With iOS 15, it’s possible and incredibly cool.  To use the iPhone’s new scan text tool, long-press inside a text field as if you are going to use the copy and paste prompt. Only, you’ll now see a Scan Text button. You may also see a button that uses just the scan icon, which looks like a piece of paper with brackets around it.