Tag Archives: Apple

Apple CEO Says Requested Zero Personal Data From Facebook

Apple neither requested any personal data from Facebook nor did it receive any, Apple CEO Tim Cooksaid while responding to a New York Times report that claimed that the social networking giant allowed about 60 device makers, including Apple and Samsung, to access personal information of users and their friends. “We’ve never been in the data business,” Cook told National Public Radio (NPR) on Monday… Read More »

Apple May Give iPhones More NFC-Based Capabilities With iOS 12

With Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 (WWDC)set to kick-off on June 4, Apple is likely to announce a change in near-field communication (NFC) policies when it releases its next-generation iOS 12 operating system. “The change to the near-field communication, or NFC, chip, which is expected to be announced next month, could pave the way for people to use iPhones for other security-sensitive interactions, from paying… Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 to Fix Aftermarket iPhone 8 Display Issue; macOS 10.13.4 Gets New Security Update

Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 that doesn’t bring any fresh features but addresses an issue that was making the touch functionality of some iPhone 8 devices unresponsive if they use an aftermarket display panel. The issue surfaced with the iOS 11.3 update that was released last month. The new iOS update is available for download for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. Alongside… Read More »

Apple Is Said to Develop MicroLED Screens to Replace Samsung Displays

Apple is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation. The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation MicroLED screens, say the people, who requested… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Feature Apple Face ID-Like Tech: Report

Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship series is celebrating its tenth anniversary next year, and rumours suggest it is planning a grand upgrade much like what Apple did with the iPhone X late last year. According to reports, Samsung is pushing for a new 3D sensing camera algorithm that would reportedly be used to create a face recognition technology similar to Apple’s Face… Read More »

Apple Finds Supplier Problems as Its Audits Expand

Apple said on Wednesday it had found a higher number of serious violations of its labour and environmental policies for suppliers, such as falsifying work hours data, as it expanded the scope of its annual audit of conditions of workers making its iPhones and other products. But the overall trend among 756 suppliers in 30 countries was toward higher compliance with… Read More »

Alto’s Odyssey now available on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV

Sequel to the hit title Alto’s Adventure, Alto’s Odyssey is now available in the App Store ($4.99) for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV … a day earlier than planned. The game went up for preorder earlier this month with a Feb 22nd date, but it’s definitely downloadable right now. I’ve been testing the game for the last few weeks and it… Read More »

Slack Removes Apple Watch App in Latest Update, Adds New G Suite Integration Features

Slack, in an update to its iOS app on Thursday, has removed its standalone Apple Watch app. Slack, a team communication and collaboration platform for businesses, is the latest company to end development of apps for the Apple Watch and start focusing on solely Apple’s iOS platform. Meanwhile, in the latest G Suite integration, Google is enabling users to view their Slack activities from… Read More »

Apple revamps web design for App Store

Apple has updated the look of its web-based App Store, 9to5Mac first reported. It definitely has the feel of the iOS 11 App Store, which Apple completely redesigned and launched last September. But, unlike iOS 11, there’s no focus on app discovery. The functionality is about the same as before, but what it comes down to is the clean design… Read More »

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Future iOS 11 Update Will Give Option to Disable iPhone Performance Throttling

In the midst of facing a shortage of replacement batteries for older iPhone models, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that in an upcoming iOS 11 update will allow users to disable battery performance throttling on their devices. The move is likely to overcome the slowdown issue that was acknowledgedby the Cupertino giant last month. To recall, the company also started compensating affected users by… Read More »