Tag Archive: Devs


Apple’s ‘privacy czars’ stop devs from getting their hands on your data

Are you a third-party dev, advertiser, or Apple employee hoping to use targeted ads or personalized recommenders based on Apple customer data? There’s an app for that. Good luck with that! That’s according to a new report, which states that Apple has an internal committee consisting of three expert “privacy czars,” who have have to sign […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Teen dev’s ambitious app isn’t your typical photo editor

If you’ve grown bored of Instagram’s filters, there’s a new option for giving your iPhone photos a little touch of magic. New image-editing app Glaze is a one-stop-shop for photo tweakers that lets you jazz up still images, videos and — for iPhone 6s users — Live Photos, too. “When I was looking around for […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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iOS 9.1 beta 4 is now available to devs and public testers

Apple made the newest beta of iOS 9.1 available to developers and public beta testers today, bringing the new software one step closer to a public launch. A new beta build os tvOS was also seeded to users who have one of the pre-release units. The latest release notes for iOS 9.1 don’t announce any […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Facebook devs port ‘Doom’ to the Apple Watch and Apple TV

From a gamer’s point of view, if not a developer’s, the ultimate metric of a new device is its TTD, or Time To Doom. Ever since the source code to the 1993 classic FPS was released over a decade ago, it has been used as the standard measurement of a new device’s capabilities. Over the […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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iOS 9.1 beta 3 fine-tunes new emoji and bug fixes for devs

Apple’s batch of new emoji characters just took one step closer to their public release today with the third beta of iOS 9.1. The new iOS 9.1 beta 3 build was seeded to developers this morning, exactly one week after the last beta was made available, bringing with it a ton of bug fixes to go with […]

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Google tells devs how to bypass iOS 9 app security features

Google relies on ads for its revenue, which is why it’s no surprise that it’s undermining Apple by telling developers how to bypass some of the security settings Apple is implementing with iOS 9. The App Transport Security (ATS) settings requires content which arrives on your iPhone to use the “https” encryption settings — making sure that […]

Google tells devs how to bypass iOS 9 app security features

Google relies on ads for its revenue, which is why it’s no surprise that it’s undermining Apple by telling developers how to bypass some of the security settings Apple is implementing with iOS 9. The App Transport Security (ATS) settings requires content which arrives on your iPhone to use the “https” encryption settings — making sure that […]

Twitter working to repair relationships with devs

Twitter managed to create a swarm of disgruntled developers over the past few years. It worked tirelessly to break down many of the third-party apps that made the social network successful. Now, as Twitter discovers what it really is as…

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OS X El Capitan Developer Beta 1 Available to Download for Mac Devs

Apple has released the first beta version of OS X El Capitan to users participating as registered Mac developers. The OS X 10.11 beta 1 build is 15A178w and downloads through the App Store, the release is compatible with all Macs that are able to support and run OS X Yosemite. Users who are registered … Read More

Game devs keep it casual as they jump from console to mobile

Console game developers are trying to break into mobile, and they’re using casual genres to break into the scene. For instance, when gamers hear about Insomniac Games, they might think of classic platform games like Ratchet and Clank, first-person shooters…

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