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June 13, 2019
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Previewing CarPlay in iOS 13: Light mode, new and improved apps, more

Apple upgraded CarPlay in iOS 12 with support for third-party navigation apps including Google Maps and Waze, allowing drivers to use alternatives to Apple Maps for the first time. CarPlay has an even bigger update in iOS 13 with the … Continue reading

June 9, 2019
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Comments Off on Project Catalyst aims to bring apps to the Mac, enhance titles for iPad

Project Catalyst aims to bring apps to the Mac, enhance titles for iPad

Project Catalyst is designed to enable many of the existing one million iPad apps to also work natively on the Mac in a way that’s effectively indistinguishable from existing Mac software and transparent to users. At the same time, it’s … Continue reading

June 8, 2019
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Comments Off on iOS 13 now shows a map of where apps have been tracking you when requesting permission

iOS 13 now shows a map of where apps have been tracking you when requesting permission

Apple continued its strong focus on privacy with the announcement of iOS 13 this week. The update includes several new privacy features, including a more detailed view of how apps have been using your location in the background. more… The … Continue reading

June 8, 2019
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Comments Off on Sleep tracking apps could keep people up at night, claims doctor

Sleep tracking apps could keep people up at night, claims doctor

Along with the rise wearables and other smart home devices, sleep tracking products and apps have become a popular way for consumers to get a look at how they’re snoozing. However, a report today from The Guardian highlights a neurologist who … Continue reading

May 31, 2019
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Comments Off on Attending WWDC this year? Use these apps to get the most out of your trip

Attending WWDC this year? Use these apps to get the most out of your trip

Whether you’re heading to WWDC and other coinciding conferences in San Jose this year for the first time or happen to be a veteran, follow along with our roundup of great WWDC and related apps to help you get the most … Continue reading

May 31, 2019
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Comments Off on Parental control apps stricken from App Store demand screen time API from Apple

Parental control apps stricken from App Store demand screen time API from Apple

A number of developers whose parental control and device management apps were pulled from the App Store have joined forces to pressure Apple into releasing a specialized API that allows access to screen time data without impinging user privacy. AppleInsider … Continue reading

May 16, 2019
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Comments Off on What to expect from watchOS 6: New watch faces and apps, deeper macOS integration, more

What to expect from watchOS 6: New watch faces and apps, deeper macOS integration, more

Last week, we broke down all of the new features you can expect to see in iOS 13 at WWDC next month. iOS 13 won’t be the only major update unveiled at the event, however. Read on as we roundup … Continue reading

May 2, 2019
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Comments Off on Parental control apps clap back at Apple statement on MDM technology

Parental control apps clap back at Apple statement on MDM technology

Parental control and screen time monitoring apps are fighting back against Apple’s decision to strike the titles from the App Store over alleged security risks, saying in separate blog posts that the tech giant’s reasoning is flawed and its statement … Continue reading

April 29, 2019
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Comments Off on Apple says it removed parental control apps because they posed privacy risk

Apple says it removed parental control apps because they posed privacy risk

Apple on Sunday issued a formal response to a New York Times report that implied the company removed a number of parental control apps from the App Store to quash competition, saying the titles in question posed a threat to … Continue reading

April 28, 2019
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Comments Off on Purged screen time monitoring apps misused enterprise tools, Schiller says

Purged screen time monitoring apps misused enterprise tools, Schiller says

A critical New York Times report on Saturday suggested Apple culls screen time monitoring apps that compete similar first-party features built into iOS. In response, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller said the titles in question abuse a device management … Continue reading

April 22, 2019
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Comments Off on Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and only a third of them properly disclosed that fact in … Continue reading

April 2, 2019
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PSA: You probably don’t want to use these apps to get iMessages on Android phones

While Apple has made Apple Music available on Android, iMessages remain an iPhone exclusive. Text messaging of course works between the two platforms, but there’s no official way to send and receive blue iMessages on Android devices. So an app making … Continue reading

March 22, 2019
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Comments Off on Apple details process for converting legacy media format in pro video apps before macOS 10.15 update

Apple details process for converting legacy media format in pro video apps before macOS 10.15 update

Apple yesterday updated Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Compressor for macOS with new features to detect media files that may be unsupported on future versions of macOS. Today, Apple has updated a support document with additional details about incompatible media … Continue reading

February 7, 2019
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Comments Off on Popular iOS apps use Glassbox SDK to record user screens without permission

Popular iOS apps use Glassbox SDK to record user screens without permission

A number of popular iOS apps paying data analytics services for so-called "session replay" technology have the ability to record and play back user interactions, often without asking permission, according to a new report. AppleInsider – Frontpage News