A lot has changed over the years. One of the "negatives" regarding Android was so many pre-installed apps (especially thanks to wireless carriers). And Apple has essentially embraced the idea, with quite a few pre-installed apps available on an iPhone at launch.
Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, is known to sit down with folks from time to time and have a discussion. In most cases, it's boilerplate stuff that leans into privacy. That is certainly the case with his latest interview.
Apple has turned protecting user privacy into a valuable marketing tool, and now its chief executive has addressed fans in Europe with a video highlighting the new privacy features.
Passwords have been around long enough that it's a ubiquitous element to securing things just about anywhere. But while there are always strides to make them as secure as possible, there's always that chance it won't be enough. Which is why companies like Apple and many others are working on new ways to go beyond the password.
One of the major selling points for Apple and its platforms is privacy and security. So it's no surprise to see the company making improvements in these areas with its next big updates. In this case, Apple is expanding its privacy efforts across its most popular platforms.
Apple's WWDC21 kicks off tomorrow and the company is expected to unveil some new privacy, notification and multitasking improvement with iOS and iPadOS 15, according to a new report.
Most people view the internet as a powerful tool for accessing information in an instant, but advertising companies see it in just the same way — often utilizing the very internet connection you depend on for said information to track your every move and report back with personally identifiable statistics.
A firewall can help preserve your anonymity and privacy over the internet by giving you the distinct choice to allow or deny these connection requests. That’s just one reason why a newly released jailbreak tweak dubbed NetFence by iOS developer FoxfortMobile might be of interest to you.
Safari's WebKit rendering engine has a flaw that could crash the browser and enable malicious code execution, and Apple hasn't yet patched it even though a fix's been available for weeks.
Apple's first iCloud data center in mainland China, built in co-operation with a state-owned company, has now officially gone online following more than two years of preparations.
STORY HIGHLIGHTS:Apple's first iCloud data center in mainland China is now operational. Chinese users' iCloud data is operated by GCBD, a state-owned company. A recent NYT report cast a spotlight on Apple’s iCloud “hard bargain“ in China.
Earlier this year, Apple finally welcomed App Tracking Transparency to the iOS features list. And now the company is ready to promote it with new privacy ads.
Apple is rolling out a fix for a weird bug in iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 where some users are seeing a greyed out toggle in Settings for the new App Tracking Transparency (ATT) feature.