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January 26, 2019
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Apple revamps documentation for app subscriptions, details how billing amounts should be clearly presented to users

Apple has overhauled its developer guidance for in-app subscriptions, with new pages in the Human Interface Guidelines and App Store documentation pages. The revamp reorganizes existing advice into a more modern design with clearer segmentation of sections, as well as … Continue reading

January 14, 2019
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Comments Off on Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

Over 96% of Apple Health Records trial users found it easy to use

Apple’s Health Records, the company’s platform for storing and sharing personal health data between patients and caregivers, has been given very favorable reviews by some of its first users, with a survey revealing the vast majority not only found it … Continue reading

December 24, 2018
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Some iOS 12.1.2 users reporting bug that kills cellular data — here’s how to fix it

After quickly releasing iOS 12.1.2 to the public just days after developers had a brief period to beta test the software update, user reports have trickled in about a bug which kills cellular data. While the issue is by no … Continue reading

December 13, 2018
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Pokémon Go player vs player Trainer Battles now rolling out to users

Over the last several weeks, we’ve been detailing Pokémon GO’s long-awaited support for player vs player battles. Prior to today, we knew a lot about how the battles feature would work, but details were sparse on exact release information. Now, … Continue reading

December 11, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting banks

Apple Pay officially launches to users in Germany, here are the supporting banks

Apple Pay has officially launched in Germany, as a report first suggested as a possibility earlier today. Users have taken to Twitter to show they are successfully able to add their debit and credit cards to Apple’s mobile payment platform. … Continue reading

November 21, 2018
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iTunes & App Store experiencing widespread downtime for many users [U]

Update: App Store, iTunes, and Apple Music are back online for most users. Apple’s iOS App Store and iTunes Store are suffering from widespread downtime this evening. The service is down for multiple members of the 9to5Mac staff, while Twitter is … Continue reading

September 6, 2018
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Comments Off on More users than ever are deleting the Facebook app & taking lengthy breaks, new survey shows

More users than ever are deleting the Facebook app & taking lengthy breaks, new survey shows

Facebook’s struggles with data misuse aren’t slipping by its users, at least according to new data from Pew Research Center. That data shows that some 42 percent of surveyed Facebook users have taken a “several weeks or more” long break … Continue reading

August 28, 2018
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Comments Off on Users currently unable to access Apple’s Support Communities website [U]

Users currently unable to access Apple’s Support Communities website [U]

UPDATE: The site seems to be back online and fully functional again. Anyone trying to visit Apple’s Support Communities this evening will are being hit with an error message noting that Apple is updating its forums and “will be back shortly.” … Continue reading

July 11, 2018
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Now-fixed Apple code crashed iOS devices when users typed ‘Taiwan’

A blog post on Tuesday illustrates the sometimes inadvertent ill effects of modifying or adding code to a major operating system for no other purpose than to placate a certain market’s government. Apple did just that when it removed the … Continue reading

May 23, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple launches new privacy portal, users can download a copy of everything Apple knows about them

Apple has today launched its new Data and Privacy website, allowing Apple users to download everything that Apple personally associates with your account, from Apple ID info, App Store activity, AppleCare history to data stored in iCloud like photos and … Continue reading

April 11, 2018
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Comments Off on Latest watchOS beta warns users when opening watchOS 1 apps, says support will end soon

Latest watchOS beta warns users when opening watchOS 1 apps, says support will end soon

A message included in Apple’s first watchOS 4.3.1 beta warns users that older apps will no longer be supported in "future versions" of the operating system, suggesting support for software built with the watchOS 1.0 SDK could be deprecated with … Continue reading

March 27, 2018
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Comments Off on iPhone X bug causing Apple Pay problems for Suica users in Japan

iPhone X bug causing Apple Pay problems for Suica users in Japan

A months-old iPhone X bug is causing error messages and system failures when owners attempt to employ Apple Pay’s NFC functionality at transit terminals in Japan, an especially troublesome situation for users of the popular Suica platform, prompting some to … Continue reading

February 24, 2018
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Apple Pay Cash shows up in Messages app for users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain

Apple Pay Cash is showing up in the Messages app for certain iOS users in Brazil, Ireland and Spain, suggesting an international rollout of Apple’s peer-to-peer money transfer service is in the offing. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 16, 2018
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Comments Off on Apple urges users to send money to friends with Apple Pay Cash, upgrade to iOS 11.2

Apple urges users to send money to friends with Apple Pay Cash, upgrade to iOS 11.2

Apple on Thursday sent an email blast to iCloud users and customers on record advertising the ability to send money to friends using Apple Pay Cash, the company’s peer-to-peer money transfer service that was introduced in December. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

February 8, 2018
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Comments Off on MacUpdate served up Mac cryptominer to unsuspecting users in Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper downloads on Feb. 1

MacUpdate served up Mac cryptominer to unsuspecting users in Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper downloads on Feb. 1

Download aggregator MacUpdate briefly linked to three malicious applications masquerading as legitimate downloads for Firefox, OnyX, and Deeper, that not only install the apps, but also deposit a cryptocurrency miner on downloader’s systems. AppleInsider – Frontpage News