Tag Archive: Following

Google, Facebook and others following Apple’s lead on encryption

Google, Facebook, Snapchat, WhatsApp and other tech giants are reportedly working on their own increased privacy measures, as Apple continues to win over the general public during its encryption standoff with the FBI. A report from U.K. newspaper The Guardian provides a few limited details about what the companies have planned. WhatsApp is reported to […]

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

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Apple PR springs into action following Cook’s Microsoft diss

Apple PR has sprung into “damage control” mode after Tim Cook uncharacteristically fired verbal shots at Microsoft yesterday — reportedly telling a crowd in Ireland that Microsoft’s attempts to create “hybrid” laptops is, “deluded.” What is being claimed is that Cook didn’t mean to say “deluded” at all, but instead “diluted” — which is still a diss, […]

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Amazon shrinks hardware division, ditches projects following Fire phone flop

Amazon has dismissed dozens of engineers and ditched a handful of hardware projects following its dismal attempt at tackling the smartphone market, according to a new report. The retail giant has also restructured what’s left of its hardware division, combining what was two separate units into one. “In recent weeks Amazon has dismissed dozens of […][Read More…]

Despite dissing Apple Watch, another luxury watchmaker is following in Apple’s footsteps

Jean-Claude Biver, the watch division president of LVMH — which owns brands including Bulgari, Chaumet, Hublot, TAG Heuer, and others — has revealed that the French luxury conglomerate plans to enter the smart watch space to take on Apple. Making no…Read more ›

iPhone 6 usage tops 6 Plus following launch weekend sales

Given how constrained supplies of the iPhone 6 Plus have been, it should come as no surprise that Apple’s biggest smartphone isn’t being used the most right now. While Apple won’t say how many of each model it’s sold, mobile…Read more ›

Apple donates $1.6 million following major Chinese earthquake

Apple has donated 10 million yuan ($ 1.6 million) to support relief efforts in China following the major earthquake in the country’s Yunnan Province earlier this week. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake is the worst disaster to have hit the area in a…Read more ›

Decal makers enjoyed massive sales spike following Apple’s ‘Stickers’ ad

Apple did sticker and decal makers a massive favour with its recent “Stickers” ad for MacBook Air, showing the myriad ways users choose to customize their ultra-thin Apple notebooks. That is backed up by figures, unearthed by website Macstories, which…Read more ›

Snapchat will be monitored for next 20 years following FTC investigation

Protecting user privacy and sensitive information might drive Snapchat’s disappearing messages, but the Federal Trade Commission is keeping its eye on the company just in case! The FTC has announced that it is settling with Snapchat after an investigation into…Read more ›

Burstly’s SkyRocket Users Get 90-Day Notice Following Apple Acquisition

When Apple acquired Burstly last month, the company behind popular iOS app beta platform Testflight, a lot of people questioned how it would discontinue support for Android and the wider TestFlight SDK to new users. According to a document acquired…Read more ›    [Read More…]

iTunes Connect Is Open Again Following The Holidays

Apple has reopened its iTunes Connect developer portal following the Christmas period closure — during which it gave respite to the gatekeepers whose job it is to manually approve new apps and updates. Developers can now get back to changing…Read more ›    [Read More…]