Last year, Apple sued a small Norwegian repair shop over 63 unauthorized iPhone screens and lost, but Apple is appealing the case anyway. We worry that lutefisk may be involved.
Once a promising avenue for teaching kids to code, App Camp for Girls has announced that it will not hold any camps in summer 2019.
If you make your living in the Apple world as a consultant, developer, designer, or tech, there are a wide variety of conferences you can attend to hone your skills, learn new topics, network with your fellow wizards, and open your mind to new ways of thinking. Here’s our list for 2019. Be sure to let us know if you run across any others. Updated for Layers, try! Swift San Jose, MacDeployment, iOSDevCamp DC, and MacSysAdmin.
Apple has released its new Apple TV app with the iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3 updates, while macOS 10.14.5 updates AirPlay 2 and fixes bugs and watchOS 5.2.1 brings ECG and heart rate monitoring to additional countries.
Apple is recalling three-prong plug adapters for the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Hong Kong that it shipped with Macs and iOS devices from 2003 to 2010.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has once again come out in favor of regulation of the tech industry, even as he expressed distrust of government intervention.
Designer Arun Venkatesan has published a detailed study of the physical Apple Card, due later this year. A lot more thought has gone into it than you might have realized.
Apple’s forthcoming Apple Card and updated Wallet app promise innovative features and consumer-friendly particulars. But Jeff Porten thinks Apple Card will have a farther-reaching impact.
The European Union has passed the Copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive and its controversial Articles 11 and 13, which regulate online use of news articles and posting of copyrighted content. But it will be several years before it’s implemented in the laws of EU members states.
The European Commission has fined Google €1.49 billion for what it’s calling abusive advertising practices, but even that stunning amount isn’t close to the largest fine the EC has levied against the search giant. And it pales in comparison to Google’s revenues.
Apple has released second-generation AirPods that respond to “Hey Siri,” offer up to 50% more talk time, connect twice as quickly, and can be fitted with an optional wireless charging case.
Senator Elizabeth Warren made headlines recently by suggesting that the tech giants have too much power and need to be broken up. While her premise isn’t entirely wrong, Ben Thompson of Stratechery explains why the proposed solutions are misguided.
In a lengthy blog post, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has promised to support end-to-end encryption and ephemeral content in the company’s messaging apps. That sounds good, but it doesn’t mean Facebook will stop exploiting all the rest of your data.
The new USB 3.2 standard promises faster devices but also a great deal of confusion thanks to an insane naming convention that retroactively mixes up different USB generations. Meanwhile, a draft of USB4 was just announced.
In an impressive piece of investigative journalism, Casey Newton of The Verge has published an article describing what it’s like to work as a Facebook content moderator. Short answer: it sounds horrible.