Apple Delays CSAM Scanning Amid Backlash

s plans to implement CSAM (Child Sexual Abuse Material) scanning amid backlash from all sides.

AccuWeather Alerts Coming Exclusively to T-Mobile Customers

AccuWeather has announced a new severe weather alert notification system exclusively for T-Mobile customers.

Apple’s Privacy Hypocrisy: The $15 Billion Google Deal

Google is continuing to pay Apple to remain the default search engine in iOS, a deal that benefits Apple to the tune billions of dollars.

Apple Releases Dev Tool to Prioritize 5G Over WiFi on iOS/iPadOS 15

Apple has released a tool for developers to use to prioritize 5G over WiFi, a useful feature when connected to insecure networks.

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.

Apple Rejecting Apps that Use Fingerprinting SDKs

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

Android Phones Home 20x More Than iOS

A computer researcher at Trinity College Dublin has released a report showing Android phones home to Google 20x more than iOS does to Apple.

Apple Maps Now Showing COVID-19 Vaccination Locations

Apple Maps has been updated to display COVID-19 vaccination locations, making it that much easier to set up an appointment.

DuckDuckGo Calls Out Google’s Apps For Spying On Users

DuckDuckGo is mincing no words in calling out Google’s apps for spying on users and not respecting their privacy.

Apple Event Rumored For March 16, Likely New iPad Pro & AirTags

Apple is rumored to be holding an event March 16, likely to unveil a new iPad Pro, iPad mini and AirTags.

North Dakota Votes Against App Store Bill

North Dakota has voted against a bill that world force Apple and Google to support third-party app stores and in-app payment methods.

Microsoft Testing a Web Browser Version of xCloud

Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service may be coming to iPhones and iPads soon, with employees reportedly testing a web-based version.

Google Updates iOS YouTube App…Finally

Google has updated the first of its major iOS apps, after months of letting them languish.