Parental control app developers call Apple’s statement on MDM systems ‘misleading’

Over the weekend, a report from The New York Times detailed Apple’s removal of certain parental control applications from the App Store. Shortly thereafter, Apple responded with a press release explaining that the removals weren’t “a matter of competition” but rather “a matter of security.” Now, one of the applications affected by the crackdown is […]

Apple releases official statement responding to parental control app rejection controversy

Apple has released an official company statement in response to the recent controversy surrounding Apple’s decision to remove apps that relied on MDM system to provide features similar to those introduced by Apple in iOS 12 as Screen Time. Echoing comments made in an email from Schiller, the statement directly refutes the claims made by […]

Ecobee camera leaks with clean black and silver design, likely to include voice control

Ecobee has become one of the most popular smart thermostat brands on the market. The company has expanded slightly from its flagship product with a smart light switch, but a potential camera release would be a notable expansion for Ecobee in the smart home market. more… The post Ecobee camera leaks with clean black and silver […]

[Update: Four more videos added] Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more

Apple this evening has uploaded four new iPhone how-to videos on its YouTube channel. These videos cover choosing a Key Photo in Live Photos, Depth Control, searching in the Photos app, and more. more… The post [Update: Four more videos added] Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more appeared […]

Sonos likely planning new satellite speaker for Playbar to add surround sound, voice control

A new FCC filling from Sonos suggests the company is developing a new satellite speaker to work in conjunction with its existing Playbar soundbar. The filing was first discovered by Variety, who explains that the satellite speaker could bring true surround sound as well as voice control – like Alexa support – to the Playbar. more… The […]

LinkDesk’s Devices app for HomeKit lets you control smart accessories using ARKit

It’s no secret that Apple is incredibly bullish on the future of augmented reality, having introduced ARKit 2.0 as part of iOS 12. Now startup LinkDesk is using ARKit to allow you to control your HomeKit accessories. more… The post LinkDesk’s Devices app for HomeKit lets you control smart accessories using ARKit appeared first on […]

Twitter for iOS adds new ‘data saver’ feature for easier control of data usage

Twitter for iOS has been updated today with a handful of new features and changes. The update brings the app to version 7.33 and includes new data management tools, group message controls, and more. The new Twitter data saver feature is perhaps most notable. more… The post Twitter for iOS adds new ‘data saver’ feature […]