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December 13, 2018
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Apple Music removes ability for artists to post to Connect, posts removed from Artist Pages and For You

Apple Music Connect appears to slowly be going the way of iTunes Ping. Apple has started notifying Apple Music artists that it is removing the ability for artists to post content to Apple Music Connect, and previously posted Apple Music … Continue reading

July 17, 2018
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Apple removes Qanon fringe conspiracy theory application from the App Store

An app meant to keep readers informed about the Qanon conspiracy theory has been removed from the App Store. As first reported by NBC News, the “QDrops” application would send users alerts for new developments in the theory, but was … Continue reading

July 5, 2018
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Twitterrific removes push notifications and live-streaming features ahead of Twitter API change

Twitterrific is today announcing an update to both its iOS and macOS clients that will be removing certain functionality to be more in line with the upcoming changes Twitter is making to its platform. more… 9to5Mac

March 8, 2018
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MoviePass removes ‘unused’ location capability in update

After MoviePass CEO Mitch Lowe raised the hackles of privacy advocates by implying the movie deals service tracks user locations, the company on Wednesday issued an update for its eponymous app that removes a supposedly unused "location capability" feature. AppleInsider … Continue reading

April 8, 2017
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Jay-Z quietly removes catalog from Apple Music and Spotify as Tidal continues fight for exclusives

Both Spotify and Apple Music users today have noticed that albums from hip-hop artist Jay-Z, who happens to be owner of competing music streaming service Tidal, have been removed from the services. It appears that most of the artist’s original … Continue reading

January 30, 2017
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Apple Removes Tool to Check if an iPhone or iPad is Activation Locked

Apple has removed its Activation Lock status checker on iCloud.com at some point in the past few days. The tool enabled users to enter the serial number or IMEI of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch and find out if … Continue reading

January 29, 2017
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Apple removes iCloud Activation Lock status tool from website

For reasons unknown, Apple has taken down the iCloud Activation Lock status page on its website, which used to offer a convenient method of determining whether a used iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Apple Watch was stolen. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 5, 2016
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Apple seemingly discontinues third-gen Apple TV, removes it from online store

The gradual death of the third-gen Apple TV is continuing this evening, as Apple has officially discontinued the device. In an email sent out today to employees and education partners, obtained by 9to5Mac, Apple confirmed that it is discontinuing the device, … Continue reading

December 7, 2015
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Facebook removes Slingshot, Rooms, and Riff apps from App Store, closes Creative Labs

Shortly after Dropbox announced it had shut down its popular Mailbox and Carousel apps, Facebook has made a similar move by removing a handful of its apps from the iOS App Store and shutting down the division that created them. … Continue reading

October 9, 2015
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Apple removes certain content blockers from iOS App Store over security concerns

In a bid to protect users against potential man-in-the-middle attacks, Apple on Thursday confirmed the removal of multiple iOS content blockers, also referred to as ad blockers, that relied on the installation of root certificates to operate. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading