Apple iOS 13 releases today with new privacy and camera features: Here's everything you need to know

Mail Online | 9/19/2019 | Stacy Liberatore;James Pero For
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Apple's highly-anticipated iOS 13, which the company claims is 'on a whole new level' has launched.

iOS 13 will be available for the iPhone 6s and later handsets, and is packed with an array of changes – such as picture editing, menstrual tracking and improved privacy features.

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The release of iOS 13 comes shortly after Apple unveiled its new iPhone 11 smartphones, which are set to hit stores on Friday this week.

Apple is going big on privacy this time around with a host of new features designed to give users more control over their data.

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The update will enable you to control your location data by granting or denying certain apps access to your location.

A pop-up notification will appear when an app is using your location in the background.

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The notification also shows a map of the location data the app has tracked and you can choose to let it follow you at all times or only when you are using the app.

The system will also act as a watchdog by notifying users when an app is using your location in the background with or without your permission.

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And there are controls that will block apps from accessing your location without your permission while the smartphone is connected to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

Late last year, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S., and renewed the technology giant's commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being 'weaponized' against users.

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'Our own information, from the everyday to the deeply personal, is being weaponized against us with military efficiency,' Cook said at the 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in 2018.

'Every day billions of dollars change hands and countless decisions are made on the basis of our likes and dislikes, our friends and families, our...
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