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.
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.
Responding to concerns that its new personal item tracker, dubbed AirTag, could be used to secretly track individuals, Apple has now responded by laying out new details about the safety features that the company built into its Find My network to prevent unwanted tracking.
On April 26, 2021, Apple released the OS 14.5 update for the iPhone and iPod touch, the iPadOS 14.5 software for the iPad and tvOS 14.5 one for the Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD. With these software updates came a global toggle allowing users to tell all apps not to be tracked by default, bypassing the new privacy permission prompt altogether. Now, some people have experienced issues attempting to turn on the feature, with the “Allow Apps to Request to Track“ toggle grayed out in Settings. Here's why that's happening and what you can do about it.
Ad executives are saying that Apple's new App Tracking Transparency rules in iOS 14.5 could be beneficial to ad agencies and other clients that use Apple's own advertising platform.
The App Tracking Transparency privacy feature in iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5 and tvOS 14.5 requires iPhone, iPad and Apple TV apps to obtain explicit consent from you before tracking you.
Apple is advising against using its new AirTag personal item tracker for tracking kids and pets, saying tracking kids is safer with an Apple Watch set up for the Family Setup feature.
If you embed YouTube videos in your own blog posts, you may want to remove Google's invasive tracking to both protect the privacy of your visitors and make your site faster. In this tutorial, we'll teach you how to embed YouTube videos in a privacy-enhanced way.
Apple is delaying the full implementation of iOS 14’s anti-tracking features until early 2021.
Unless you have a smart scale with a companion app, you’ll need some extra effort for tracking your weight. If you use a weight loss app, there may be a built-in feature for keeping track. But not everybody has a smart scale or uses a weight loss app.
Plus, not everyone tracks their weight because they’re trying to lose it. You may be a mom-to-be who wants to make sure she’s gaining what she should during pregnancy. Or you might be underweight working on ways to gain weight for your health.
Whatever category you fall into, you’re here to find out the best iPhone apps for tracking your weight. And we have a great list for you!
Less than 24 hours after it ran anti-Apple advertisements in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post newspapers in the United States, Facebook has now bought more full-page ads in an effort to have the general public support its stance on ad tracking.
Facebook today ran full-page advertisements in several major newspapers in the United States, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, criticizing Apple’s plan to restrict some data gathering with the latest iOS and iPadOS 14 software updates.