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April 22, 2019
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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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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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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 Incoming search … Continue reading

December 26, 2018
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These are the 10 best iOS apps to buy with that iTunes gift card you just unwrapped

Every year, iTunes gift cards are one of the most common gifts, especially if you’re a techie and people never really know what to get you. Even though the payment model of iOS apps has changed dramatically over recent years, … Continue reading

December 16, 2018
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Comments Off on Netflix earned $790M from iOS alone in 2018 as subscription apps dominate year-end ‘top grossing’ chart

Netflix earned $790M from iOS alone in 2018 as subscription apps dominate year-end ‘top grossing’ chart

Subscription apps have become incredibly common on iOS over the last several years. As 2018 comes to a close, app analytics firm Sensor Tower has compiled a list of the highest grossing applications for iPhone and iPad worldwide this year. … Continue reading

December 12, 2018
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Microsoft Office apps updated with support for latest macOS Mojave features including Dark Mode

Microsoft on Tuesday pushed out an update to its suite of Office apps for Mac with full support for new operating system-level features baked into Apple’s macOS Mojave, including Dark Mode and Continuity Camera. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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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Comments Off on Siri can interact with streaming media apps like Spotify in iOS 12

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