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Apple Adds Stolen Device Protection to iOS 17.3 – Things You Must Know
Jan29

Apple Adds Stolen Device Protection to iOS 17.3 – Things You Must Know

Kyu3, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Apple’s Stolen Device Protection  The security of your personal data on your smartphones is a growing concern. If one will steal your phone, the thief can easily steal your personal information.  Acknowledging the potential risks associated with a lost or stolen iPhone, Apple has introduced this groundbreaking feature as part of its iOS 17.3. It is an innovative addition that...

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Apple Announces EU App Store Changes – Spotify’s CEO Not Happy
Jan28

Apple Announces EU App Store Changes – Spotify’s CEO Not Happy

Apple EU App Store changes  Apple is not enjoying allowing developers to have alternative payment methods. However, it has to comply with the DMA.  “The changes we’re announcing today comply with the Digital Markets Act’s requirements in the European Union, while helping to protect EU users from the unavoidable increased privacy and security threats this regulation brings. Our priority remains creating the best, most secure...

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App Store Developers to Offer Subscription Discounts
Dec19

App Store Developers to Offer Subscription Discounts

Image Source Apple Contingent Pricing for Subscriptions  Apple announced its pilot program that lets App Store developers offer discounts for their customers with multiple subscriptions. The program is called contingent pricing for subscriptions will let developers decide on the subscription. This will open partnerships between different companies.  The discounts can be used in the app itself or in the App Store ad or marketing...

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Apple Settles Lawsuit Over Family Sharing Subscriptions
Dec16

Apple Settles Lawsuit Over Family Sharing Subscriptions

Image Source Apple Family Sharing Subscriptions In 2019, Apple was accused of misleading its users regarding the use of the apps you can use with Family Sharing. Now, it agreed to pay out $25 million just to end the case.  Family Sharing is a feature provided by Apple. It enables members of a family to share access to certain Apple services and purchases. The purpose of this feature is to create a shared digital ecosystem within a...

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Apple to Adopt RCS Messaging Standard — Will It be the End of SMS?
Nov17

Apple to Adopt RCS Messaging Standard — Will It be the End of SMS?

Apple RCS Messaging  Apple announced that it will soon include the RCS messaging standard in its iPhone. The support for the messaging standard will be coming next year. Android phones already have RCS standards.  What is RCS Standard?  Rich Communication Services (RCS) is a communication protocol designed to replace the traditional SMS messaging system. It is intended to provide a richer, more interactive messaging experience. It is...

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Apple Releases iOS 17.2 Beta – May Allow Sideloading Apps
Nov13

Apple Releases iOS 17.2 Beta – May Allow Sideloading Apps

Apple iOS 17.2 Beta  Apple is against sideloading apps on its iPhone. You can’t blame Apple though. Its App Store is known for its rigorous review process to ensure that all apps available for download are safe, reliable, and free from malware.  By controlling app distribution through the App Store, the company can maintain a level of security and user trust. Sideloading, on the other hand, allows users to download and install apps...

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