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Apple Hires New Vice President of Worldwide Corporate Communications

Apple has hired Stella Low as its new vice president of worldwide corporate communications, reports BuzzFeed News. Low was the former communications chief at Cisco, and will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook. The role that Low is taking on at Apple has been empty for the last two years after PR chief Steve Dowling departed the company. Apple Fellow Phil Schiller has been handling the PR team since Dowling left, so Low's hiring will free up more of his time. In a statement, Apple said tha...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Cisco, Tim Cook, Rumors, Dell, App Store, Low, Stella, Phil Schiller, Unisys, Dowling, Steve Dowling


The best ad blockers for the iPhone

There's a multitude of ad blocker apps available, and choosing among them is daunting. Here is our list of the best ad blockers available for your iOS device.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Mobile, Trends, Ad Blockers, Buying Guides


Brave Browser for iOS Gains New Playlist Feature for Queueing Video and Audio Content

The Brave Browser available on iPhone and iPad today gained a new Playlist feature that's designed to save audio and video content in an easy-access queue. Users can keep a list of videos, songs, podcasts, and more, and then access it from the Brave browser at any time by tapping on the Brave Playlist option from the menu in the app. Adding any media to the Playlist is as simple as tapping on the "Add to Brave Playlist" option or long pressing on a video or audio file. Other features include...
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Apple expands its ad business with a new App Store ad slot

At the same time as it’s cracking down on the advertising businesses run by rivals, Apple is introducing a new way for developers to advertise on the App Store. Previously, developers could promote their apps after users initiated a search on the App Store by targeting specific keywords. For example, if you typed in “taxi,” you might then see an ad by Uber in the top slot above the search results. The new ad slot, however, will reach users before they search. This can expose the app to a wider a...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Tech, Ios Apps, Developers, Mobile Apps, App Store, Financial Times, Apple Inc, Flurry Analytics, Google Facebook, Ios 14


Update to iOS 14.5.1 Right Now or Your iPhone Is a Sitting Duck for Hackers

Apple has rushed out fixes to two major vulnerabilities in iOS and iPadOS 14.5, last month’s update that implemented its App Tracking Transparency feature. Both bugs could have allowed malicious parties to remotely execute code, possibly leading to the takeover of an affected device. That means you need to update your…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Facebook, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Imessage, Ars Technica, Safari, Software, Computing, Atom, Apple Inc, Computer Security


Tile CEO: 'We Welcome Competition From Apple, But We Think It Needs to Be Fair'

Just after Apple announced its AirTags, Tile CEO CJ Prober relayed his concerns about competing with Apple in the tracking space, and said that Tile would ask Congress to investigate Apple's business practices specific to Find My and item trackers. Prober this week did an interview with Bloomberg, where he further expanded on Tile's complaints about Apple and why he feels that Tile is disadvantaged on Apple's platform. Prober said that while Tile "welcomes competition," he doesn't feel that A...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Congress, Bloomberg, Rumors, Fortune, Prober, CJ Prober, AirTag, Prober Apple


At its heart, the legal spat between Apple and 'Fortnite' maker Epic Games is about whether or not the iPhone is a computer

Epic Games Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games are fighting in court over how the App Store works. Lawyers for the two companies presented their opening remarks on Monday, which laid out their cases. At the heart of the fight is a fundamental disagreement on whether or not the iPhone is a computer. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and "Fortnite" maker Epic Games just kicked off a legal battle that could have major implications for the future of the App Store...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Gaming, Video Games, Law, Trends, Epic, Tim Cook, App Store, Sundar Pichai, Epic Games, Moore, Forrest, Tim Sweeney


Apple Stops Signing iOS 14.4.2 After Releasing iOS 14.5.1 With Fix for Actively Exploited Security Issues

Following today's release of iOS 14.5.1 and last week's release of iOS 14.5, Apple has stopped signing iOS 14.4.2, the previously available version of iOS 14 released on March 26. With iOS 14.4.2 no longer being signed, it is not possible to downgrade to iOS 14.4.2 from iOS 14.5 or iOS 14.5.1 if you've already updated your iPhone or iPad. Apple routinely stops signing older versions of software updates after new releases come out in order to encourage customers to keep their operating systems...
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Apple and the maker of 'Fortnite' are facing off in an epic legal battle. Here's what the companies are fighting about and what to expect in the courtroom.

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney, right. Apple/Rachel Luna/Stringer "Fortnite" maker Epic Games is suing Apple, and the court proceedings start this week in California. Epic says Apple's App Store is a monopoly. Apple says Epic broke its developer contract. As a result of the legal spat, "Fortnite" was kicked off Apple's iPhone and iPad last year. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Apple and the maker of "Fortnite" are going to battle in...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Gaming, Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, Video Games, Entertainment, Law, California, Trends, Smartphones, Epic, Tim Cook


How to Sort Your iOS Reminders So You Actually Finish Them

You might look at your sprawling list of to-dos in the iOS Reminders app and think, “That is a lot.” And while Apple’s upgrades to Reminders in iOS 14.5 might not help you complete them any faster, they’ll certainly help organize them. And that’s the first step toward completing any Herculean list of tasks, right?Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Smartphones, Things, Software, Lifehacks, Reminders, Operating Systems, Mobile Software, Human Interest, Sorting, Mobile Operating Systems, Task Management Software, Ios Version History


The best money-saving and investing apps for iOS and Android

We've put together six of the best money saving apps for iOS and Andriod to help you create a budget, track your spending, invest, and save for the future.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Budget, Trends, Buying Guides, Money Apps, Budget Activity Trackers


The best iPhone apps (May 2021)

Are you looking for the best apps for your iPhone? We take a deep dive into what the App Store has to offer, finding you the best options sorted by category.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Apps, Iphone Apps, Trends, App Store, Buying Guides, Best Iphone Apps, top iPhone apps


The best iPhone games currently available (May 2021)

The iPhone has arguably the best games of any mobile platform. Come check out our picks of the best iPhone and iOS games, with selections from many genres.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Gaming, Trends, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything


How to set the default music player on your iPhone and have Siri learn your music app preferences

Update your iPhone to iOS 14.5 and ask Siri to play music in order to select a default music player. Narisara Nami/Getty Images You can set a "default" music player on your iPhone, which Siri will use when asked to play a song. You'll need to update your iPhone to iOS 14.5 or newer in order to set the default music player app. If you want Siri to play music from a different app, you can specify that when giving the command. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. J...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Spotify, Music, Iphone Apps, Trends, Siri, Apple Music, Tech Insider, Music Apps, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, Sophie Putka


Europe charges Apple with antitrust breach, citing Spotify App Store complaint

The European Commission has announced that it’s issued formal antitrust charges against Apple, saying today that its preliminary view is Apple’s app store rules distort competition in the market for music streaming services by raising the costs of competing music streaming app developers. The Commission begun investigating competition concerns related to iOS App Store (and also Apple Pay) last summer. “The Commission takes issue with the mandatory use of Apple’s own in-app purchase mechanism imp...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Ipad, TC, Facebook, Spotify, Europe, Lawsuit, UK, Supreme Court, Senate, US, Tech


How to delete apps on your iPad, or offload apps to save their data

Deleting apps on an iPad is so simple it takes only a few taps. Westend61/Getty Images You can delete apps on an iPad directly from the home screen or in Settings. When you delete an app on your iPad, you will lose all of its saved data. If you want to remove an app but save its data, you should offload it instead. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. An app-cluttered home screen makes using your iPad much less pleasant when you have to comb through dozens of lit...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Ipad, Trends, Ipad Apps, Steven John, Tech Insider, Offload App, iPadOS, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli


Apple Pay Promo Offers Mother's Day Discounts From 1-800-Flowers, J.Crew, Zazzle and More

Apple today sent out an emails informing Apple Pay users about a Mother's Day promotion that offers discounts from several stores when using ‌Apple Pay‌ to make a purchase. The following discounts are available: 1-800-Flowers - $15 off when spending $39.99 or more with code APPLEPAY. J.Crew - $25 off $150 or more with code APPLEPAY. Uncommon Goods - 15 percent off selected items with code APPLEPAY. Zazzle - 30% off with code APPLEPAYJAZZ. Mother's Day takes place on Sunday, M...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, Zazzle


Apple's Mac Revenue Up 70% in Q2 2021, iPad Revenue Up Almost 79%

As people continue to work and learn from home, Macs and iPads are selling in record numbers, according to Apple's latest earnings report for the second fiscal quarter of 2021 (first calendar quarter). Apple's Mac category brought in $9.1 billion in revenue, up from $5.4 billion in the year-ago quarter. As for iPads, Apple saw iPad revenue of $7.8 billion, up from $4.4 billion in the year-ago quarter. The ‌iPad‌ saw its highest March quarter revenue record in nearly a decade, and the last thr...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Rumors, MacBook Pro MacBook Air


Apple Services Revenue Hits All-Time Record High of $16.9 Billion in Q2 2021

Apple's services category, which includes the App Store, Mac App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay, AppleCare, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple News+, Apple Fitness, and more, saw record growth during the second fiscal quarter of 2021 (first calendar quarter). According to Apple's earnings report, the services segment brought in $16.9 billion, up 27 percent from the $13.4 billion in revenue services earned in the year-ago quarter. Apple says that new services records were set in each geographic se...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Tim Cook, Rumors, App Store, Apple News, Apple Card, Apple Services Revenue Hits All Time Record High


How to turn on WhatsApp's dark mode color scheme on a computer or mobile device

Dark mode makes your screen appear in darker tones instead of bright white, which can feel more gentle on the eyes. Petri Oeschger/Getty Images You can use WhatsApp's dark mode on the Android, iOS, and Windows desktop apps. You can also enable dark mode on WhatsApp's web browser client. Dark mode flips the color scheme in WhatsApp so the background is dark and the text is light. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When it comes to mobile apps and operating...
Tags: Iphone, Ios, Google, Android, Windows, Trends, Whatsapp, Start, Messaging Apps, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Dark Mode, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


Which apps share your data the most?

Data privacy concerns keeping you awake? We look at what data apps are really collecting, what they're doing with it, and which apps keep your data private.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Android, Mobile, Apps, Privacy, Trends, Data Privacy


Playing iOS games on the Mac just got a lot easier

Want to play iOS and iPad games on your Mac? Apple just added a feature making that a whole lot easier, especially if you don’t have a controller.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Gaming, Games, Mac, Trends, Computing, macOS, iPadOS


Apple Listed as 'Leader' In TIME's Most 100 Influential Companies List of 2021

Apple has been listed as "Leader" on the TIME's newly released list of the 100 Most Influential Companies of 2021, continuing the Cupertino tech giant's streak of dominating lists for the most influential and admired companies in the world. TIME says that Apple's record-breaking holiday quarter, its growing selection of products and services, and the way it handled the global health crisis earned it a spot in this year's list. During the holiday season, Apple raked in a record-breaking $111 ...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Intel, Tim Cook, Rumors, Cupertino, Cupertino Calif, Apple Fitness, Peloton In February Apple


Apple iOS 14.5 finally arrives, bringing improved privacy and Find My app update

Apple has finally launched iOS 14.5, bringing with it a series of small tweaks, as well as improvements to how iOS handles privacy.
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Apple finally releases iOS 14.5 with new privacy features and Find My app update

Apple has finally launched iOS 14.5, bringing with it a series of small tweaks, as well as improvements to how iOS handles privacy.
Tags: Apple, Ios, Mobile, Trends, iOS 14.5, Apple Spring Event 2021


iOS 14.5 goes live with Watch unlocking, tracking transparency and kissing emojis

At its big event last week, Apple tipped off the forthcoming arrival of the latest point update to iOS. Today 14.5 goes live for all users, and it’s shaping up to be one of the bigger updates to the mobile operating system in a bit. Mask-wearers will be able to unlock their iPhone with the Apple Watch The most long-awaited update from a purely user standpoint is probably the ability to unlock the phone using an Apple Watch. It’s another useful addition for the company’s wearable, but more ...
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Tim Cook told Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook should delete all data it collected after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and he was 'stunned' by the suggestion, report says

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, left, and Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, right. Nick Wass/Associated Press/Apple Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg had an unpleasant meeting in 2019, The NYT reported. They discussed Facebook's user privacy after the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg was said to be "stunned" by Cook's proposal to delete any data Facebook had collected. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In 2019, amid a flock of bill...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Cook, Instagram, Privacy, Trends, Social Media, Data, Whatsapp, Idaho, New York Times, Tim Cook


Tim Cook reportedly told Mark Zuckerberg that Facebook should delete all data it collected after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and he was 'stunned' by the suggestion

Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, right. Nick Wass/Associated Press/Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly had an unpleasant meeting in 2019. They discussed Facebook's user privacy after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the NYT reported. Zuckerberg was said to be "stunned" by Cook's proposed solution to delete any data Facebook had collected. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In 2019, amidst a flock of bi...
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Microsoft Targets MacBook Air's Need for Dongles, Lack of Touchscreen in New Ad

Microsoft is out with yet another ad highlighting the new Microsoft Surface Laptop 4, but rather than primarily focusing on the features of the machine, Microsoft has chosen to pit it against Apple's MacBook Air. In the spot, the same Windows user who was in previous ads, shows off his new Microsoft laptop to his sister. She continually asks questions about how it compares to the ‌MacBook Air‌. "Is the ‌MacBook Air‌ touch screen?" she says. "How could you not have a touch screen?" After a desc...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Microsoft, Mac, Intel, Rumors, MacBook Air


Why the New iPad Pro's MiniLED Display Is a Big Deal

One of the marquee features of Apple’s 12.9-inch Pad Pro for 2021 is its Liquid Retina XDR display, a screen tech that you might have previously seen mentioned in relation to the super-expensive Pro Display XDR monitor that Apple also sells. But what exactly do all these terms mean?Read more...
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