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WebKit Releases Second “Cookie Blocker” Version of ITP

WebKit Releases Second “Cookie Blocker” Version of ITP

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WebKit (the browser engine used by Apple’s Safari, App Store and Mail applications) last week released a second cookie blocker iteration of its Intelligent Tracking Prevention, giving users the power to prevent a certain amount of online tracking. The key features of this latest version include: removal of the 24-Hour Cookie Access Window, user-driven access for

Galaxy Note 9 battery life could put iPhone X to shame

Galaxy Note 9 battery life could put iPhone X to shame

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Right now, the iPhone X is pretty much the king of the smartphone world. However, in its never-ending quest to surpass Apple, Samsung is reportedly focusing heavily on battery life for its upcoming Galaxy Note 9. According to a reliable Samsung leaker, the forthcoming Note 9 will boast a monster 4,000mAh battery. The iPhone X’s

Rumours claim that USB-C support is coming to 2019 iPhones

Rumours claim that USB-C support is coming to 2019 iPhones

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One of the biggest complaints people have about Apple devices is their use of proprietary connectors, but if rumours circulating about USB-C support for Apple’s new iPhones and iPads are to be believed, we could see that change. The rumours were first reported by the DigiTimes whose sources were various “analog IC vendors”. According to …

Ex-Apple Music Exec Bozoma Saint John Joins Agency Giant Endeavor

Ex-Apple Music Exec Bozoma Saint John Joins Agency Giant Endeavor

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After less than a year at Uber, chief brand officer Bozoma Saint John is leaving for a role at talent agency giant Endeavor. Saint John had previously helmed marketing at Beats and then Apple Music, where she was a key figure in its launch. Se will now serve as Chief...

Apple closes loophole allowing iOS app makers to collect friends' data

Apple closes loophole allowing iOS app makers to collect friends' data

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The change, which has already rolled-out to users worldwide, is designed to stop third-party developers from building databases of information on the people in your address book.

Apple Support app for iOS hits 20 new countries

Apple Support app for iOS hits 20 new countries

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The official Apple Support app for iOS has expanded its reach to 20 new countries and regions. Free to download, the app provides users with technical support for Mac, iOS, and other Apple devices. It also provides the option to call, chat, or email an Apple Support representative. The Apple Support app made its debut

Apple Macs vs Windows PCs: Our Favorite Alternatives

Apple Macs vs Windows PCs: Our Favorite Alternatives

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If you're tired of waiting for Apple to address your Mac needs, consider these Windows-powered options.

iOS 12 beta: Is it faster than iOS 11?

iOS 12 beta: Is it faster than iOS 11?

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Apple made a big deal of how iOS 12 would be faster than iOS 11, especially on older devices. But does the beta show signs of delivering this much-needed performance boost?

Perfecting a blend of music and noise

Perfecting a blend of music and noise

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Apple’s iPhone tunes work the beats but don’t make them too comforting to the ear

Feature Request: Alerts when specific Today at Apple workshops are scheduled

Feature Request: Alerts when specific Today at Apple workshops are scheduled

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I’m a big fan of Apple Store workshops. A couple of Final Cut Pro X workshops were really helpful, one of them so much so I did it twice.

How to Create and Use Memoji on iOS 12

How to Create and Use Memoji on iOS 12

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Animojis are fun. But they’re quite limited. There are half a dozen characters, and they can only be used in a limited setting inside the Messages app. But in iOS 12 Apple introduced Memoji! It’s Apple’s take on Bitmoji like customizable Animojis which are way more lifelike.

Apple adds new guidelines to stop developers from sharing user friend data

Apple adds new guidelines to stop developers from sharing user friend data

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Apple is currently making a lot of changes to its developer guidelines to bring it up to speed with a rapidly changing landscape. Apple’s latest change sees restrictions on what developers can do with data accrued about the users’ friends. These new changes can be found in the 5.1.2 Data Use and Sharing section of …

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