Windows 11 Will Ship With Light Mode on by Default, Not Dark Mode

Despite an announcement to the contrary, Windows 11 will ship with the more traditional light mode activated by default.

Antitrust Bill Would Prevent Apple From Preinstalling Its Own Apps

A bill introduced by the US House would prohibit Apple and Google from preinstalling their own apps, in an effort to reign in Big Tech.

Google Rolling Out End-to-End Encryption in Messages

At long last, Google is rolling out end-to-end encryption (E2EE) in its Android Messages app.

Dark Sky Weather App Shutting Down at End of 2022

Popular weather app Dark Sky is shutting down at the end of 2022, following Apple’s purchase of the app in 2020.

Twitter Uses Prompts to Encourage Nicer Tweeting

Twitter is rolling out a feature that prompts user to be more considerate, with iOS and Android English-speaking accounts first to see it.

Facebook and Instagram Try to Scare iOS Users Into Accepting Tracking

Facebook and Instagram are resorting to scare tactics to convince iOS users to allow the companies to track them.

Twitter Enables 4K Uploads on iOS and Android

Twitter has enabled 4K picture uploads via iOS and Android, bringing its mobile apps on par with its web app.

Xbox Cloud Gaming for iOS and PC Entering Beta

Microsoft has announced its Xbox Cloud Gaming will enter beta Tuesday, giving users the opportunity to test the service on PCs and iOS devices.

Tim Cook: ‘We’re Not Against Digital Advertising’

Tim Cook has set the record straight that Apple is not against digital advertising, it simply wants to give consumers more control.

Apple Rejecting Apps that Use Fingerprinting SDKs

Apple has begun rejecting apps that use software development kits (SDKs) that engage in fingerprinting.