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How to get your end-of-year Apple Music Replay playlists


alternative to voice memos
Check out your Apple Music listening habits.
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What were you listening to most this year? Was it Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road, one of the catchiest songs of the whole year? Or were you — like Cult of Mac writer Luke Dormehl — only listening to music made before 1997, after which he claims everything got unlistenable? Or perhaps you were hooked on the inexplicably popular Coldplay?

If you did all your listening on Apple Music, then you can easily check your top 100 songs of 2019, and also other years past. You just need to check your Apple Music Replay playlists. Only it’s not quite as easy as you might have thought…

Developers get their hands on first iOS 13.3.1, macOS 10.15.3 betas


iOS 13 on an iPhone X
Have you upgraded yet?
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Apple today made its first iOS 13.3.1 and macOS 10.15.3 betas available to developers.

The minor updates don’t have patch notes yet. But they likely fix a serious flaw in Communication Limits, which can allow messages to be received from unauthorized contacts, among other bugs.

New betas are also available for HomePod, iPad, and Apple TV.

Want to keep playing Fortnite on mobile? Don’t install iOS 13


Fortnite mobile controller
You can now play at 120Hz on iPad Pro.
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If you want to continue to enjoy Fortnite on your iPhone and iPad, you should avoid upgrading to iOS 13 and iPadOS for now.

Epic Games has warned users that there are “stability concerns” with Apple’s latest betas. Installing them early could mean that you’re no longer able to play the its battle royale game.