Some publishers claim Apple ‘playing favorites’ with Apple News+

Apple News+ is apparently experiencing growing pains, as a handful of smaller publications speak out about problems with the month-old service including access to platform-specific design templates and poor communication from Apple. Citing five publications taking part in Apple News+, Digiday reports Apple is giving unequal aid to participants of Continue Reading

Police leveraging Google location data to cast wide dragnet for crime suspects

Law enforcement agencies are taking advantage of Google’s collection of location data generated by its iOS apps and Android devices to determine potential suspects of crimes, an investigation into the practice reveals, but the misuse of a database has led to innocent iPhone users being dragged into cases just from Continue Reading

An iPhone on a NBA bench isn’t big-league sports’ largest problem with technology

The Philadelphia 76ers’ Amir Johnson was caught on camera scrolling through his iPhone on the bench during Sunday’s playoff game. The episode raises questions about sports, devices, and the workplace. The Philadelphia 76ers’ official iPhone app When it comes to iPhones, the Philadelphia 76ers just can’t catch a break. In Continue Reading

Apple highlights iPad Pro’s productivity in six new videos [u]

Apple is promoting the iPad Pro range by showcasing how it can be used for a variety of different tasks, with the release of videos to the official YouTube channel showing the tablet’s utility in planning a wedding, making music, and starting a business. Five of the new videos give Continue Reading

Apple’s new iPad mini still nails its niche market

The iPad mini is back with fresh internals and an updated display. But in 2019, who is the iPad mini for? AppleInsider walks you through what’s changed and how the market is still ripe for the 7.9-inch tablet. iPad mini 5 With the iPad mini 4 several years out of Continue Reading

Apple hires Molly Thompson to lead Apple TV+ documentary efforts

  By Mike Wuerthele Monday, April 15, 2019, 11:57 am PT (02:57 pm ET) Apple has made a big hire in Molly Thompson, the founder of A&E Indie films and previous head of the network’s documentary efforts. Documentaries that Thompson has served as executive producer includes “The Unknown Known: The Continue Reading

Mozilla’s anti-Apple privacy petition call is misguided and unnecessary

Firefox developer Mozilla wants you to sign a petition claiming that Apple is helping third-party advertisers track what ads, videos, and apps you use —but the iPhone maker is doing no such thing. Yes. According to the Mozilla Foundation, makers of the Firefox web browser, Apple is helping advertisers build Continue Reading

Powerbeats Pro ‘Unleashed’ spot highlights sporting potential of wireless earphones

  By Malcolm Owen Monday, April 15, 2019, 10:20 am PT (01:20 pm ET) Apple is promoting the Beats Powerbeats Pro with a new commercial on YouTube, using an array of celebrity athletes to show how the wireless earphones can be used without fear of being lost while working out Continue Reading

Save up to $300 on Apple’s latest 13-inch MacBook Pro and 15-inch MacBook Pro on top of recent price drops

Extended for a limited time only, Apple authorized reseller Adorama is knocking hundreds off quad-core Mid 2018 13-inch MacBook Pros, as well as six-core 15-inch MacBook Pros with our exclusive coupon. These discounts are on top of Apple’s recent price drops on 2TB and 4TB models, potentially savings shoppers up Continue Reading

Dark mode, universal ‘Undo” gestures touted to arrive in ‘iOS 13’

The next major release of iOS will join macOS in having a “dark mode,” a report claims, with “iOS 13” also tipped to introduce increased multitasking options on iPad, font management changes, and a universal gesture to undo commands. At the Worldwide Developer Conference 2019 on June 3, Apple is Continue Reading