I’ve often said that Apple’s ecosystem is a one-way, dead-end street, and now that theory has been proven true by the company’s own executives.
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Apple announced today that it is expanding its “Find My” services to third parties, starting with Belkin, Chipolo, and VanMoof next week.
Google notified customers of its Google Wifi and Nest Wifi systems that it is moving management of these products to the Google Home app.
Apple announced today that it is expanding the available games in Apple Arcade by adding older App Store games to the subscription.
Adobe today announced its Design Mobile Bundle, a collection of its best iPad apps for photo editing, graphic design, art, and social media.
Apple announced today that WWDC21, the coming rendition of its annual developer conference, will be all-virtual for the second year in a row.
Epic Games today announced that it has filed a complaint to the UK Competition and Markets Authority in support of its investigation into Apple’s anticompetitive behavior.
Three years after its initial release, the Opera Touch mobile web browser is being rebranded to Opera, but only on the iPhone.
In 2013, I attended the Nokia Lumia 1020 launch in New York City and was blown away by the quality of the photos it could take. It was the beginning of a new era.
With its smartphone business crippled by its place on the U.S. Entity List, Huawei this week said that it would require royalty payments for the 5G technologies it owns.
Epic Games has launched lawsuits against Apple and Google for their abusive mobile app store business practices in Australia.
One of the more interesting tidbits that came out of Ignite this week is that Microsoft is moving the desktop and mobile versions of Edge to a single codebase.
It’s getting harder to keep track of all the regulatory bodies around the globe that are investigating Apple for antitrust violations now. But we can add the UK to the list.
Smartphone makers sold 1.32 billion handsets in 2020, a decline of 9.6 percent when compared to the 1.46 billion units sold in 2019.
Epic is stepping up its legal battle against Apple’s anticompetitive business practices this week by filing an antitrust complaint with the EU.
With Apple implementing a privacy disclosure for apps in its iOS App Store, Google has dragged its feet coming clean about how much it tracks its users.
Microsoft is making sweeping updates to its productivity apps on mobile, including Outlook, Teams, the previously-announced Microsoft Lens.
Microsoft revealed today that it has rebranded Office Lens mobile app to Microsoft Lens and has created a restyled icon.
One of the key benefits of Apple moving the Mac to its M1 chipset is that users will be able to run iPhone and iPad apps natively.
No code/low code environments like Microsoft’s Power Platform are all the rage these days, so it’s no surprise that Google has one as well.
Apple didn’t just post record revenues in the most recent quarter, it outperformed Microsoft by an over 2-to-1 margin. What the heck is going on here?
In a post aimed at its advertising customers, Google explains how Apple’s new app store privacy requirements will impact their businesses.
Last week, I explained how I managed my work-related documents and other files. This week, I’m thinking about something even more important.
Apple’s well-trained customer base showed up as expected in the wake of Christmas 2020, spending $1.8 billion on App Store purchases that week alone.
I strongly recommend that enthusiasts not give personal technology gifts to their spouses and partners. Yes, I routinely ignore this advice myself.
Apple hasn’t officially announced this yet, but there are multiple reports that the new iOS 14.x privacy prompt is starting to appear in some apps.