EU to launch formal competition inquiry into Apple over Spotify’s complaints

In March, we covered Spotify’s It’s time to play fair campaign where the company laid out reasons it felt Apple wasn’t playing fair. Like most services, Apple obligates Spotify to pay a 30% cut in order to use in-app purchases when signing up new subscribers (it drops to 15% in year two of the subscription). […]

Tim Cook calls into ESPN to talk sports ahead of Auburn’s Final Four appearance

Apple CEO Tim Cook is a known fan of Auburn sports. Ahead of the team’s appearance in the Final Four this weekend against Virginia, Cook called into The Paul Finebaum Show on ESPN to talk about his love of sports today. more… The post Tim Cook calls into ESPN to talk sports ahead of Auburn’s […]

PSA: Many users reporting issues signing into Google accounts through Mail on macOS 10.14.4

Apple yesterday released macOS 10.14.4 to the public with features such as automatic Dark Mode in Safari, Apple News+, and more. On the other hand, the update also seems to include one frustrating bug related to authenticating Gmail accounts through Apple Mail. more… The post PSA: Many users reporting issues signing into Google accounts through […]

Omron HeartGuide packs blood pressure monitor into a smartwatch, Complete BP monitor features EKG tech from AliveCor

Omron showed off its latest wares at the ShowStoppers event at CES 2019 on Tuesday, including the HeartGuide wearable blood pressure monitor and an at-home BP monitor with EKG technology developed in partnership with AliveCor. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Editorial: Apple note sends media pundits into a fit of histrionic gibberish

After Apple restated its December quarter revenue guidance to account for weaker than expected iPhone demand in China, media across the spectrum has cranked their clickbait content generators up to 11 to take full advantage of AAPL panic season. Unfortunately, what almost all of them are writing is ignorant gibberish that has nothing to do […]

Writing with iPad Pro: Integrating Shortcuts and drag & drop into my workflow, USB-C hub flaws

Despite some hesitations from myself as well as others, I’ve not returned to the Mac and the iPad Pro continues to be my go-to computer. Now that it’s been a few weeks since my last piece, I’ve added a few things that aren’t necessarily new, but new to me when it comes to my daily workflow. more… The post Writing […]

Developers explain what Apple must do to turn Apple TV into a successful gaming platform

It’s no secret that the Apple TV hasn’t exactly turned into the gaming platform Apple had hoped it would be. Last month, Minecraft developers announced that they were ending support for the Apple TV, while other developers have also expressed concern for the future of Apple TV gaming. Now, ArsTechnica has talked with a handful […]

This week’s top stories: Teenager hacks into Apple’s servers, low-cost 13-inch MacBook news, Apple Pencil support for iPhones, more

In this week’s top stories: An Australian high school student hacked into Apple’s servers, we hear more about a new low-cost 13-inch MacBook, this year’s iPhones said to include Apple Pencil Support, Apple releases two new iOS betas, and more. Read on as we round up all of this week’s top stories… more… 9to5Mac