iOS

Best iPad in 2020: Apple's tablet lineup continues to go unmatched

Best iPad in 2020: Apple's tablet lineup continues to go unmatched

Apple’s iPad lineup is arguably something that’s unmatched by any other platform or device maker. The tablets all consistently turn top performance and have 10 hours of battery life, clear and crisp displays, and access to countless apps in the App Store.  And with Apple’s announcement of iPadOS last year, the company has slowly and […]

I wish I'd found this iPhone accessory years ago

I wish I'd found this iPhone accessory years ago

One of the great things about owning an iPhone is that there’s just no end to the accessories available for it. Now, while I’m the first to admit that many are junk, some are so good and useful that they transform the way I use my iPhone. Despite buying an iPhone 11 Pro Max, I […]

Apple declined to implement 16 Web APIs in Safari due to privacy concerns

Apple declined to implement 16 Web APIs in Safari due to privacy concerns

Apple said this week that it declined to implement 16 new web technologies (Web APIs) in Safari because they posed a threat to user privacy by opening new avenues for user fingerprinting. Technologies that Apple declined to include in Safari because of user fingerprinting concerns include: Web Bluetooth – Allows websites to connect to nearby […]

WWDC 2020: iOS 14 kills the biggest iPhone annoyance

WWDC 2020: iOS 14 kills the biggest iPhone annoyance

Apple has fixed an iOS annoyance that’s been plaguing me since I started using the iPhone. I’ve long wanted Apple to stop making phone calls and FaceTime calls take over the entire iPhone. iOS 14 does just that. Now, rather than taking over the whole screen, and busting through whatever you’re doing, Kool-Aid Man style, […]

WWDC 2020: Everything Apple just announced, ranked

WWDC 2020: Everything Apple just announced, ranked

Apple’s virtual WWDC conference was highlighted by a plan to transition the Mac to Apple processors over time, but much of the groundwork has already been laid with a redesigned Mac OS. There were also updates to iOS, iPad OS, and watchOS to ponder. Here is everything announced in order of importance. 1. Apple silicon Mac […]

Apple iPadOS 14 report card: There's room for improvement

Apple iPadOS 14 report card: There's room for improvement

WWDC, Apple’s annual developer conference, kicked off Monday, with the headlining news that the company is moving away from Intel processors and will soon use its own Apple Silicon processors in the Mac line. The Mac may have been the star of the show, but that doesn’t mean Apple didn’t pay attention to the rest […]

WWDC 2020: What's iOS 14's secret sauce?

WWDC 2020: What's iOS 14's secret sauce?

The theme at this year’s WWDC 2020 for iOS is a simple one — fixing annoyances and streamlining the platform. There’s no doubt that iOS is a mature platform. It’s been around for more than a decade, and over that time, a lot has changed. And that changing landscape has created new problems and annoyances. […]

Microsoft president Brad Smith: It's time Apple's App Store model was probed

Microsoft president Brad Smith: It's time Apple's App Store model was probed

Microsoft president and top lawyer Brad Smith has voiced support for an antitrust investigation into the app store model created by Apple and the iPhone.  Smith made the remarks at a Politico conference in the wake of the European Commission opening a probe into whether Apple’s App Store rules for developers violate EU competition laws, […]

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