WhatsApp may make it easier to access chats across iPhones and Android phones

If anyone has ever switched from an Android phone to an iPhone — or vice versa — they know that one thing that they certainly have to compromise is on their WhatsApp chats. The popular chat platform doesn’t offer support for cross-platform chat history sync as Android users get to keep their backup on Google […]

xCloud, Stadia… Why is Apple barring major gaming services from its App Store?

“It appears that Apple obtained a ‘gatekeeper’ role when it comes to the distribution of apps and content to users of Apple’s popular devices. We need to ensure that Apple’s rules do not distort competition in markets where Apple is competing with other app developers,” Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission executive vice president in charge […]

iOS 9’s space-saving “app slicing” disabled for now, will return in future update

For now, Apple says that devices running iOS 9 will continue to download the universal versions of apps along with all their assets, whether they’re needed by your specific device or not. TestFlight, the beta app distribution service that Apple purchased in 2014, will continue to distribute software tailored for specific devices, but regular users will […]

Apple claims ‘half a trillion dollars’ App Store economy

a reduction in Apple’s cut of digital sales from 30% to 20% the right to charge upgrade fees for major changes to software an end to ads in the App Store to prevent search results for a specific item giving prominence to a competitor’s product “Apple has a market cap of about $1.5tn and it […]

Russia to Apple: You’re guilty of antitrust abuse over iOS app monopoly

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Tumblr blogging service gets and gives some Mac, iPhone love

The other recent Apple-related Tumblr update was Red Sweater Software’s public release of a MarsEdit beta that supports Tumblr. Red Sweater’s founder, Daniel Jalkut, asked Tumblr last October for a more thorough API that allowed for desktop blogging clients like MarsEdit to work their magic, and the company answered the call shortly thereafter. Tumblr’s core […]

iOS 10.3.1 includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad

Apple released a beta of iOS 10.3.2 last week shortly after releasing iOS 10.3. It will likely go through a handful of additional beta builds and be released to the public in a month or two. We don’t expect it to change much, given that the public reveal of iOS 11 in June is just […]

Threema joins the ranks of E2EE chat apps that support encrypted video calls

Furthermore, the company said that its role in the E2EE video calls is also very limited. Threema says that all E2EE video calls are established directly between users, so traffic flows between the two users directly, without passing through Threema’s servers.

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