EU antitrust are regulators are in the process of finishing their charge sheet against Apple in relation to a case brought by Spotify.
Today Kelly is joined by Bob “Dr Mac” LeVitus to discuss If This Then That, and some of the ways you can use the service to automate your life.
The Paramount+ streaming service is now available in the U.S., 18 Latin American countries, and Canada for US$9.99 per month.
Eve Systems have announced three new HomeKit products that work with new technology called Thread.
Satechi announced on Thursday the launch of a USB-C multi-port dock. It has USB-C PD charging, HDMI and VGA display ports, USB-A data ports, SD card slots, and Gigabit Ethernet, with two detachable USB-C cables – perfect for on-the-go or docked at your desk. Compatible devices include: 2020/2019/2018/2017/2016 MacBook Pro, 2020/2018 MacBook Air, 2020/2018 iPad Pro, 2019/2017 iMac, iMac Pro, 2015/2016/2017 MacBook, Microsoft Surface Laptop 3/Surface Pro 7/Go, Google PixelBook Go, ChromeBook, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro S, HP Spectre Convertible, Razer Blade, Huawei Matebook and more USB-C devices. It costs US$99.99 but with the code MULTIPORT20 you can get 20% off. Valid until March 15.
The UK CMA has launched an investigation into Apple as a result of complaints about anti-competitive practices around the App Store.
Researchers at Zimperium analyzed 1.3 million Android and iOS apps to detect common cloud misconfigurations. They found that nearly 84,000 Android apps and 47,000 iOS apps have errors.
The researchers found almost 84,000 Android apps and nearly 47,000 iOS apps using public cloud services—like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure—in their backend as opposed to running their own servers. Of those, the researchers found misconfigurations in 14 percent of those totals—11,877 Android apps and 6,608 iOS apps—exposing users’ personal information, passwords, and even medical information.
A new ‘Apple for Kids’ page gives parents various piece of guidance on how they can keep their children safe when using Apple devices.
“Wolfwalkers” the Golden Globe-nominated Apple Original animated film has received 10 Annie Award nominations.
Apple has a new tool that lets customers transfer iCloud Photos to Google Photos available in a select number of countries.
Google wrote a post updating its plans for its Privacy Sandbox project. Its goal is to make third-party cookies obsolete.
we are confident that with continued iteration and feedback, privacy-preserving and open-standard mechanisms like the Privacy Sandbox can sustain a healthy, ad-supported web in a way that will render third-party cookies obsolete.
Once these approaches have addressed the needs of users, publishers, and advertisers, and we have developed the tools to mitigate workarounds, we plan to phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome.
I don’t know what the new “open standards” will be, but I’m definitely skeptical given the nature of Google’s advertising business. Will there be a new first-party tracking technique?
Apple has put in a series order for Korean sci-fi thriller “Dr. Brain.” It’s directed by Kim Jew-Woon and stars SAG Award winner Lee Sun-Kyun.
Ahead of its release on Apple TV+ on March 12, there is a new video about Cherry in which the film’s stars provide an inside look. Tom Holland and Ciara Bravo talk about the self-destructive love story their two characters go on. (Cherry is already available in theaters that are open.)
Both the public and developer betas of iOS 14.5 and iPad OS 14.5 are now available to those enrolled in the respective programs.
Amazon Web Services announced on Wednesday the general availability of Ethereum on Amazon Managed Blockchain.
With Amazon Managed Blockchain, customers get secure networking, encryption at rest and transport, secure access to the network via standard open-source Ethereum APIs, fast and reliable syncs to the Ethereum blockchain, and durable elastic storage for ledger data. Amazon Managed Blockchain monitors node health, replaces unhealthy nodes, and automates Ethereum software upgrades, improving the availability of customers’ Ethereum infrastructure.
Andrew Orr and Charlotte Henry join host Kelly Guimont to discuss Apple’s year of pandemic actions, and the results of the latest health study.
Private browser Brave is getting ready to launch its own branded search engine with its acquisition of Cliqz.
The former Cliqz dev team, who had subsequently been working on Tailcat, are moving to Brave as part of the acquisition. The engineering team is led by Dr Josep M Pujol — who is quoted in Brave’s PR saying it’s “excited to be working on the only real private search/browser alternative to Big Tech”.
Interesting move, and I look forward to more private search engines.
Episode 207 of Servant is available now with an Apple TV+ subscription and, in the latest video in an ongoing series, creator M. Night Shyamalan, gives some insight into it. In particular, he discusses how the ongoing mystery is kept within the Turners’ walls.
A cryptocurrency wallet can be software, hardware like a USB device, or even a piece of paper. Here are five wallets to look at.
Amazon Fire TV now has over 400 live streaming channels, Deadline reported. Furthermore, half of these are free, ad-supported offerings. Some features have been updated too.
Nearly 20 programmers are supplying live channel content, among them bundled subscription services like YouTube TV, Sling TV and Philo. Newly integrated on Fire are free offerings like Xumo and Amazon’s IMDb TV and news app. Plex will soon join the fold. Voice commands via Amazon Alexa have also been added to live TV programs. Alexa will respond to commands to “play Good Morning America” or “play the Seahawks game,” for example. Live shows also now appear in the “App Peek” feature of the updated Fire TV user interface.