Author Archives: Anu Joy

Safari Bug in macOS and iOS 15 Could Leak Your Personal Data and Allow Websites to Track Your Browsing History

Safari Bug in macOS and iOS 15 Could Leak Your Personal Data and Allow Websites to Track Your Browsing History

A bug in Safari 15 could leave you vulnerable to malicious actors by revealing your identity and even allowing websites to track your browsing history. In a blog post, FingerprintJS disclosed that this bug originates due to Safari 15’s implementation of the IndexedDB API.

Why Apple Should Adopt RCS for iMessage and Why it Should Matter to iPhone Users

Why Apple Should Adopt RCS for iMessage and Why it Should Matter to iPhone Users

iMessage has been in the news lately, with Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer calling out Apple for bullying users into switching from Android to iPhone. He invited the iPhone maker to adopt RCS, calling it the “industry standard for modern messaging,” instead of developing an iMessage app for Android. And I agree. I think that RCS for iMessage could benefit both iPhone and Android users, read on to find out why.

Apple Could Invest Billions in Live Sports for Apple TV+ Over Next Four Years

Apple Could Invest Billions in Live Sports for Apple TV+ Over Next Four Years

In an investor note, Wedbush analyst Dan Ives said that Apple is working on widening the reach of Apple TV+ by adding live sports broadcast to its streaming service. The Cupertino-based company believes that this effort will strengthen its subscription base.

Dropbox Releases Native Apple Silicon Client in Beta for All Users

Dropbox Releases Native Apple Silicon Client in Beta for All Users

Just a few months back, Mac users voiced their frustrations over the lack of an Apple silicon-native app for Dropbox. Now, the popular file syncing service has commenced testing a native version of its Mac app with Apple silicon support, which will eliminate the need for the Rosetta emulator.

Locket Tops the App Store After Going Viral on TikTok

Locket Tops the App Store After Going Viral on TikTok

A new app called Locket has topped the charts on Apple’s App Store, after doing the rounds of TikTok. The app lets you view photos of your friends and family directly on your home screen. It basically makes use of Apple’s widget system to transform your iPhone’s home screen into a mini social networking platform.

Korean Manufacturers Race to Secure Place in Apple Car Supply Chain

Korean Manufacturers Race to Secure Place in Apple Car Supply Chain

Apple is working on procuring Korean suppliers for its electric vehicle, the Apple Car. Korea’s ETNews reports that the company’s representatives visited South Korea last month to scout for firms manufacturing electronic components. They expressed interest in working with companies that had experience in mass production.

Apple Removes Clones of Viral Puzzle Game Wordle From the App Store

Apple Removes Clones of Viral Puzzle Game Wordle From the App Store

The popularity of the viral puzzle game Wordle in the past few weeks led to various copycat apps making their way to the App Store. Apple has since cracked down on these clones and removed them from the App Store.

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton To Serve as Signal’s Interim CEO

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton To Serve as Signal’s Interim CEO

Moxie Marlinspike, Signal’s founder and CEO, has announced in a blog post that he will be stepping down from the post of CEO. Brian Acton, WhatsApp co-founder and financier of Signal, will be taking over as the interim CEO.

Google SVP: ‘Not Asking Apple To Make iMessage Available On Android;’ Wants it to Support RCS

Google SVP: ‘Not Asking Apple To Make iMessage Available On Android;’  Wants it to Support RCS

Google has been publicly urging Apple to support Rich Communication Services (RCS) for the past year. The push for RCS gained steam this week with Google SVP Hiroshi Lockheimer accusing Apple of using iMessage as a pressure tactic to bully teens into switching to iPhones. Today, Lockheimer sought to clarify that he was “not asking Apple to make iMessage available on Android.” He adds that Google wants Apple to adopt RCS standards.

Spotify Does Not Have a Clear Timeline for Its HiFi Tier Release

Spotify Does Not Have a Clear Timeline for Its HiFi Tier Release

Way back in February last year, Spotify announced its HiFi tier in a bid to offer lossless music streaming. It promised to deliver music in a CD-quality, lossless audio format. Nearly a year later, Spotify HiFi is nowhere to be seen. Now, the music streaming platform has provided an update on its roll out, but don’t get your hopes up.