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Apple eases up on third-party parental control app restrictions, introduces new MDM guidelines

06/04/2019, 05:06 pm

Perhaps worried about imminent antitrust probes by the U.S. government, Apple has reportedly eased off on rules concerning parental control apps that use mobile device management (MDM) and virtual private network (VPN) technology to track and limit user screen time.

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Craig Federighi says iPadOS created because iPad is now a 'truly distinct experience'

06/04/2019, 01:06 pm

The splintering of the iPad-specific "iPadOS" from the iPhone's "iOS" is due to it being a "truly distinct experience" separate from the company's other platforms, according to Apple's Craig Federighi in a post-WWDC keynote interview.

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Missouri senator asks Apple to offer full 'Do Not Track' option for iPhone & iPad apps

06/04/2019, 11:06 am

Republican Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri has sent a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, urging him to enable a "Do Not Track" option for iPhone and iPadOS apps, and not just in places like Safari.

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Hands on with the best features of iOS 13 and iPadOS

06/03/2019, 10:06 pm

There are more features to count in iOS 13 and iPadOS, so we narrowed down the list to our top six, which run the gamut from huge system-wide changes to small, but extremely useful tweaks.

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New iPadOS lets you use a mouse to control your iPad and iPhone apps [u]

06/03/2019, 05:06 pm

The first beta release of the new iPadOS has a hidden and big feature -- mouse support.

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Apple drops the hammer on third-party ads & trackers in kids apps

06/03/2019, 04:06 pm

As anticipated, Apple has updated its App Store guidelines to completely block developers from including third-party ads or analytics in kids titles.

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Apple posts list of iOS 13 and iPadOS compatible hardware

06/03/2019, 04:06 pm

Apple on Monday released the first iOS 13 and iPadOS developer betas shortly after announcement at WWDC 2019, revealing which iPad and iPhone models are compatible with the forthcoming operating systems.

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Apple's new Swift UI designed to help developers build better apps with less code

06/03/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple's migration and evolution of Swift continues, with the company releasing the latest iteration of the technology in Swift UI.

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Apple unveils iPadOS, adding features specifically to iPad

06/03/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple has supplemented iOS 13 with a new iPadOS, which adds more productivity features for iPad users including enhanced Split View and Slide Over plus far better file management.

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Apple may fork iOS as iPad-specific version called 'iPadOS'

06/03/2019, 12:06 pm

Apple could be creating a fork of iOS dedicated for use on the iPad, according to a change in the Developer License Terms and Conditions, with the iPad-specific version allegedly named "iPadOS."

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Apple Music links shifting away from iTunes domain, further signaling death of app

06/02/2019, 12:06 pm

Links to Apple Music tracks are gradually migrating to a Music domain, lending more weight to the theory that iTunes will gradually be put to pasture.

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Review: Microsoft's Surface Pro is the best Windows tablet to get, if you need one

06/02/2019, 09:06 am

Microsoft's Surface Pro is the ideal Windows tablet, and is the one you should buy if you're looking for that kind of thing, but is a missed opportunity for Microsoft to demonstrate with Windows that it can do what Apple does for complete operating system and hardware integration.

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Save up to $220 on Apple's latest iPad Pros, plus $10 off Apple Pencil 2

06/01/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple Authorized Resellers are slashing prices on current and closeout iOS devices this week, with discounts of up to $220 off. Save on 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pros, as well as the Apple Pencil 2, with record-breaking price drops. Even budget-friendly 9.7-inch iPads are on sale, with prices starting at just $249.

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Tips: How to watch Apple's WWDC 2019 keynote on iOS, Mac, Apple TV, or Windows

05/31/2019, 11:05 am

It's Apple's biggest event of the year and, as ever, Tim Cook's opening presentation is going to be streamed live. Here's how to watch as the new versions of iOS, macOS, tvOS and watchOS are shown for the first time.

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Apple bumps up 4G App Store download limit for iPhones & iPads to 200MB

05/31/2019, 09:05 am

Apple has quietly raised the cap on cellular App Store downloads from 150 megabytes to 200, an acknowledgement of the growing size of iPhone and iPad apps in general.

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Apple's iPad is the king of a declining European, Middle Eastern tablet market

05/30/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple's iPad regained the pole position in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) market during the March quarter, but people in that region are buying fewer tablets overall, according to new IDC research estimates.

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Flipboard says hackers breached databases, may have stolen user data

05/29/2019, 06:05 pm

Magazine-style news service Flipboard is notifying users of a months-long security vulnerability, which may have exposed account data to hackers.

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Bose to follow up QC35 line with Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 in late June

05/29/2019, 04:05 pm

Bose on Wednesday revealed a successor to the QuietComfort 35 II, the Noise Cancelling Headphones 700, shipping on June 30. [Updated with corrections from Bose]

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Mophie announces new USB-C powerstation portable battery line

05/29/2019, 01:05 pm

Mophie has announced a new line of portable batteries including the powerstation mini, the powerstation, the powerstation XL, and the powerstation XXL, all with a shared USB-C port for both charging the battery, and charging devices.

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True Tone and white balance may be controlled by an iPad's backlight in future

05/28/2019, 11:05 am

Future iPhones and iPads may offer the True Tone functionality in hardware rather than software, with Apple suggesting the backlight of a display panel could use a combination of colors to provide the perfect illumination for the screen that matches the ambient light of the user's environment.

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