Apple released iOS 15 with iCloud Private Relay broken for WebRTC – it still divulges your IP address. This post walks through why and how the WebRTC API’s use your IP address information and how you can check what IP addresses are gathered.
It has been more than a year since Apple first added WebRTC support to Safari. My original post reviewing the implementation continues to be popular here, but it does not reflect some of the updates since the first limited release. More importantly, given its differences and limitations, many questions still remained on how to best […]
Long have WebRTC developers waited for the day Apple would come around to WebRTC. It has not been simple for web developers and Apple due to their policy that requires web browsing functionality to use the WebKit engine along with Safari. This meant no WebRTC in Safari; no Firefox or Chrome WebRTC on iOS, no native […]
The world of browsers and how they work is both complex and fascinating. For those that are new to the browser engine landscape, Google, Apple, and many others collaborated on an open source web rendering engine for many years known as WebKit. WebKit has active community with many less well known browsers that use it, so the […]
One of the biggest complaints about WebRTC is the lack of support for it inside Safari and iOS’s webview. Sure you can use a SDK or build your own native iOS app, but that is a lot of work compared to Android which has Chrome and WebRTC inside the native webview on Android 5 (Lollipop) […]