Apple Executive Says Apple Promotes Competitor Apps ‘All the Time’

Apple Executive Says Apple Promotes Competitor Apps ‘All the Time’

The ongoing Epic Games vs. Apple trial had revealed a lot of details about the inner workings of these companies. During the trial, Apple’s App Store VP Matt Fischer told the court that Apple always highlights apps from its competitors on the App Store.

96% iPhone Users Have Disabled App Tracking in the US

96% iPhone Users Have Disabled App Tracking in the US

Data collected by analytics firm Flurry reveals that only 4% of the iPhone users in the United States have enabled app tracking after updating their device to iOS 14.5. The figures are based on a sample size of 2.5 million daily mobile active users.

Google Follows Apple Into Bringing App Privacy Labels to Play Store

Google Follows Apple Into Bringing App Privacy Labels to Play Store

Following the footsteps of Apple, Google will soon require app developers to explicitly declare what kind of data their app collects. This comes only months after Apple announced its App Store ‘Nutrition Labels’ at the WWDC 2020 event.

Apple Gave Hulu Access to Special App Store APIs, Reveals Internal Emails

Apple Gave Hulu Access to Special App Store APIs, Reveals Internal Emails

Apple’s unethical behavior towards different app developers has been the talk for quite some time now. A day after it was revealed that Apple struggled to ‘convince’ Netflix not to drop in-app purchase support, new documents have unveiled that Apple gave Hulu access to some special App Store APIs.

Twitter Now Lets You Tip Anyone Right Through Their Profile

Twitter Now Lets You Tip Anyone Right Through Their Profile

Twitter today rolled out its new feature called ‘Tip Jar.’ Tip Jar lets you tip any creator directly through the creator’s profile.

Google Will Soon Enable Two-Factor Authentication For All Users By Default

Google Will Soon Enable Two-Factor Authentication For All Users By Default

Google is taking an important step in making its users’ accounts more secure. The company will soon start enabling two-factor authentication for all Google account by default.

Report: China Turned Prize-Winning iPhone Hack into a Surveillance Tool Against Uyghur Muslims

Report: China Turned Prize-Winning iPhone Hack into a Surveillance Tool Against Uyghur Muslims

Scores of White Hat hackers participate in Bug Bounty Programs and win huge rewards. Typically the exploits are handed over to the concerned company and published only after it is fixed. A new report highlights how the Chinese government used a prize-winning iPhone hack and turned it into a surveillance tool to spy on Uyghur Muslims.

Apple’s AirTag Has a Hidden Developer Mode

Apple’s AirTag Has a Hidden Developer Mode

Apple’s AirTag has a hidden developer mode. A Redditor accidentally enabled the developer mode on his AirTag while connecting it to his iPhone, and now can not get out of it.

iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Performance Being Throttled After iOS 14.5.1 Update

iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Performance Being Throttled After iOS 14.5.1 Update

A number of iPhone owners are reporting performance issues after updating their device to iOS 14.5.1. Post the update, their iPhones seem to be throttling for unknown reasons, leading to lower than usual benchmark scores and slower performance in CPU intensive apps. The issue only seems to affect a limited number of iPhones running iOS 14.5.1.

AirTag Make It ‘Frighteningly Easy’ to Stalk Anyone

AirTag Make It ‘Frighteningly Easy’ to Stalk Anyone

When the AirTag first launched, there were a lot of concerns about its safety and privacy. Many believed that the tracking tags could make it easy to track anyone. On its part, Apple highlighted several privacy measures built into AirTags to ensure they cannot be used to track anyone. However, it looks like these measures are not enough as the AirTags make it “frighteningly easy” to stalk anyone.