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October 3, 2018
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Facebook hack update: no evidence of any access to third-party apps

One of the concerns raised by the recent Facebook hack was whether access tokens might have provided access to third-party apps. The company now says there is ‘no evidence’ that this has happened … more… The post Facebook hack update: … Continue reading

September 30, 2018
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New iPhone XS owners should get these essential apps from the App Store

Everybody’s different but there are some tools that help us all. Apple makes plenty of them and is getting better at including most on the phone but there are more. AppleInsider picks the apps that should be on your new … Continue reading

September 10, 2018
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Additional Mac App Store apps caught stealing and uploading browser history

When you give an app access to your home directory on macOS, even if it’s an app from the Mac App Store, you should think twice about doing it. It looks like we’re seeing a trend of Mac App Store … Continue reading

June 26, 2018
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Apple launching Schoolwork app for teachers today, integrates with ClassKit apps on iOS 11.4

Apple says its new Schoolwork app for iPad is now available for teachers. The app was first announced back in March at Apple’s education event where it introduced the new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support. more… 9to5Mac

June 11, 2018
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Adobe makes lost Bauhaus fonts available for use in Creative Cloud apps

Adobe today announced that it is making available the first two of five fonts recently rediscovered from the historic Bauhaus school of design. The font families will be available to Creative Cloud users through Adobe Typekit. more… 9to5Mac

June 7, 2018
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Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

Apple appears to be relaxing its grip on Siri’s media capabilities, as the company is building a new "Play Media" integration into iOS 12 that opens the door to compatibility with third-party streaming services like Spotify. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 21, 2018
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Plaintext Apple ID passwords included in teen phone monitoring app’s data breach

According to a new report from ZDNet, a popular app used by parents to monitor their teens has suffered a data breach. The app, TeenSafe, touts that it’s a “secure” monitor app for iOS that allows parents to monitor text … Continue reading

May 9, 2018
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Google ML Kit aims to help developers add machine learning to their iOS apps

Google launched a new machine learning SDK called ML Kit, which provides a way for developers to add machine learning-based features to their Android and iOS apps, with Google’s new framework following almost a year after Apple introduced the similar … Continue reading

April 26, 2018
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Apps are the future of emergency calls, says international emergency services organization

An organization representing emergency services in more than 80 countries worldwide has argued that apps can be a better way to report an emergency than making a call. The European Emergency Number Association (EENA) made the suggestion as it announced … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
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Latest watchOS beta warns users when opening watchOS 1 apps, says support will end soon

A message included in Apple’s first watchOS 4.3.1 beta warns users that older apps will no longer be supported in "future versions" of the operating system, suggesting support for software built with the watchOS 1.0 SDK could be deprecated with … Continue reading

January 12, 2018
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Apple features subscription apps offering free trials in new App Store section

Apple recently published a new section to its iOS App Store that throws a spotlight on subscription-based apps offering free trials to new users, a move that plays into the company’s wider push toward subscription pricing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 23, 2017
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Comments Off on This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple’s iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

This week on AI: iOS apps headed to Mac, Apple’s iPhone battery controversy, Apple TV back at Amazon & more

Even with many people heading home for Christmas, there was still plenty of Apple news on tap — including rumors of iOS apps coming to the Mac, and the company admitting that it slows down iPhones based on battery performance. … Continue reading