Apple

Known as one of the top companies for electronic products, Apple has left a big impression in the tech industry. In this section, you’ll find broadcasts of its latest updates where they relate to new features, tools, and apps for PC and mobile.

Apple to increase App Store prices in several regions from next month

Apple to increase App Store prices in several regions in October

Apple has announced that it plans to increase App Store prices starting next month. The price hike will be effective in several regions. Apple to increase App Store prices Inflation is likely […]

Apple releases Safari 16 for macOS Monterey and Big Sur

Apple releases Safari 16 for macOS Monterey and Big Sur

The Safari 16 update is now available for macOS Monterey and Big Sur users. Let's take a look at the new version of the web browser. What's new in Apple Safari 16 […]

Apple releases macOS Monterey 12.6, iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.7 with Security Updates

Apple releases macOS Monterey 12.6, iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.7 with security updates

Apple has released macOS Monterey 12.6, iOS 15.7 and iPadOS 15.7. The updates bring a number of critical security fixes for Macs, iPhones and iPads. Security fixes in macOS Monterey 12.6 The […]

Apple silently upgrades AppleCare+ plans to cover unlimited repairs for accidental damage

Apple silently upgrades AppleCare+ plans to cover unlimited repairs for accidental damage

Apple launched the much awaited iPhone 14 series yesterday. The Cupertino company also made a change to its AppleCare+ plans, they now include unlimited repairs. AppleCare+ now covers unlimited repairs For those […]

iOS 12.5.6 update for iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus fixes a critical security issue

iOS 12.5.6 update for iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus fixes a critical security issue

Apple has released a new update for the iPhone 5s, 6 and 6 Plus, and a couple of older iPads. The iOS 12.5.6 update that contains a security fixe for a critical […]

Apple could start displaying ads in its apps on your iPhone

Apple could start displaying ads on your iPhone

Apple is reportedly working on a way to display ads on its apps on iPhones. The news comes via a report by Mark Gurman on Bloomberg (paywalled article). Apple isn't the first […]

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Apple's Business website is blocking Firefox. Here is how to gain access

When you open Apple's Business website in Mozilla Firefox, you are greeted by a "your browser is not supported" prompt. The message is displayed for all recent versions of Firefox, including Firefox […]

Apple's Lockdown Mode for iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura will protect users from targeted spyware attacks

Apple's Lockdown Mode for iOS 16, iPadOS 16 and macOS Ventura 13 will protect users from targeted spyware attacks

Apple has announced a new security feature called Lockdown Mode, to help protect users from targeted spyware attacks. What does Lockdown Mode do? In a nutshell, it restricts the functionality of apps […]

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Apple's new rule allows app subscriptions to be auto-renewed at higher prices without informing the user

Apple's new rule allows app subscriptions to be auto-renewed at higher prices without informing the user

Apple's new App Store rule may not be welcome amongst users. The company has decided to allow app subscriptions to be auto-renewed without requesting the user's permission. There are many apps that […]

EU will enforce the Digital Markets Act in Spring 2023 and it could allow iOS users to install apps from third-party sources

EU will enforce the Digital Markets Act in Spring 2023 and it could allow iOS users to install apps from third-party sources

The European Union will enforce the Digital Markets Act (DMA) in 2023, and this could have a huge impact on Big Tech companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Meta (Facebook). […]

Apple explains its App Store removal rules, will give developers 90 days to update their apps

Apple explains its App Store removal rules, will give developers 90 days to update their apps

A week ago, there was an uproar among the iOS and macOS app developer community, when some of them had received a notice from Apple stating their app would be removed from […]

Apple warns developers that it will removed outdated apps from its App Store

Apple warns developers that it will removed outdated apps from its App Store

Apple has sent out emails to app developers, who haven't updated their apps for a long time. The Cupertino-based company has informed them that it will remove outdated apps from the App […]

Apple iOS Security Update to prevent ForcedEntry exploit

Apple releases emergency updates for iOS, iPadOS, macOS and watchOS 7.6.2 to prevent Pegasus spyware

Apple has released an emergency update for iOS devices and macOS computers, to patch a serious security vulnerability that has come to light. The exploit is called FORCEDENTRY, and affects all iOS […]

Germany is pushing phone makers to offer at least 7 years of updates

Germany is pushing phone makers to offer at least 7 years of updates

The European Commission recently proposed an extension to the support cycle of Android and iOS devices. They've requested a minimum period of five years of updates. Germany's Federal Government is now pushing […]

South Korea is on its way to being the first country to legislate open app store payments

South Korea is on its way to being the first country to legislate open app store payments

South Korea has been working towards putting an end to exclusive payment terms on the app stores. They are one step closer to making this a reality as the bill is on […]

Google and Apple app store policies threatened by another new bill

Google and Apple app store policies threatened by another new bill

Just a few weeks ago, we heard about the bill that the U.S senate presented known as the Open Apps Market Act that, if passed, would cause significant changes in the app […]

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Snapseed is a powerful mobile photo-editing app

Snapseed is a free photo-editing application by Google for the mobile operating systems Android and iOS. Third-party tools are often superior to those that ship with operating systems by default; this is […]

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Use PictureThis to identify plants on your mobile

Ever wondered what the name of a particular plant that you came across was, where it originally came from, or what it favors in terms of light, soil and temperature? PictureThis is […]

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Microsoft adds Math Helper to its Bing application for mobiles

Microsoft Math Helper, or Microsoft Math, is a new feature of Microsoft's Bing application for Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating system. The idea behind Microsoft Math is not new; scan an […]

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Cloudflare's Warp VPN is now available to all: a first look

Cloud provider Cloudflare launched its privacy-focused DNS service 1.1.1.1 in 2018 and published apps for Android and iOS in the same year. The company announced its Warp vpn service in April 2019 […]

KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

About a month ago, I wrote an article about a KeePass client for iOS, called Strongbox. I also mentioned an alternative app named KeePassium and that I followed development of the application […]

How to enable the swipe keyboard in iPadOS 3

How to enable the swipe keyboard in iPadOS

Typing on the iPad has never been easy. It's a heavy device, and when you hold it in one hand, there is a giant keyboard on the screen which isn't designed for […]

How to set up a VPN in iOS

How to set up a VPN in iOS manually

Earlier we told you how to configure custom DNS and Apple Safari in iOS. Continuing with our security focused tutorials, we are going to teach you how to set up a VPN […]

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Many privacy/security conscious users, including myself, prefer to use KeePass. After all a free, actively supported, open-source application, that stores your logins in an encrypted database on your local storage is hard […]

How to configure the DNS in iOS

How to configure the DNS in iOS 

We taught you how to configure Safari in iOS to take control of how the browser works. Continuing with our internet tweaks, we are going to tell you how to configure the […]

How to configure Safari in iOS

How to configure Safari in iOS - A user-friendly and privacy focused guide

Most iPhone and iPad users don't often pay attention to how their default browser works, unless they run into an issue. We have written a user-friendly and privacy focused guide, to teach […]

How to install iPadOS public beta without using iTunes

How to install iPadOS public beta without using iTunes

Apple has released the first public beta of the new iPadOS, which is based on iOS 13.0. And you can try it out right now, and you don't need to use iTunes, […]

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Cloudflare launches DNS app for Android and iOS

Cloudflare launched the DNS resolver 1.1.1.1 in April of 2018 promising better privacy and security compared to DNS services offered by Internet Service Providers and companies that offer third-party DNS resolvers. DNS […]

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Groove Music for Android and iOS will be retired

Microsoft announced today that it will retire the Groove Music applications for Google's Android and Apple's iOS operating systems on December 1, 2018. The applications won't work anymore from December 1, 2018 […]

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Apple drops Windows XP and Vista iTunes Store support

Apple announced recently that it would introduce security changes to the iTunes Store on May 25, 2018, which prevent PCs running Windows XP or Windows Vista from using the store. Windows XP […]

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Microsoft Garage releases Outings travel discovery app

Microsoft Garage released Outings a new travel discovery application for Google Android and Apple iOS devices recently. Outings: Discover Beautiful Places serves two main purposes: first, as a travel discovery app to […]

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The Apple iPad Pro is not the ultimate PC replacement

If you have followed Apple's -- rather uninspiring -- event yesterday you may know that the company announced a new 9.7 inch iPad Pro, a smaller version of the IPad Pro released […]

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Camino browser finally calls it quits

Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari seem to own the web browser market, but that does not mean they are the only choices -- Torch, for instance, is up and coming […]

Top patent applications from the companies you love [October 2012]

Welcome to this new monthly series here on Ghacks. Each month I'll be looking through all patent applications submitted by Apple, Google and Microsoft to find the most interesting applications from a […]

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Apple removes Java support from Safari

I have removed Java from my system some time ago and never looked back. I understand that some of you need Java for certain web activities, like online banking, but I think […]

Apple Ping closes its door. Facebook takes its place

Remember the Ping network that Apple integrated into its iTunes software? No? Then you are not the only one. Introduced in iTunes 10 in 2010 Ping was Apple's attempt to create a […]

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Safari for Windows discontinued?

With Apple's latest update for Mac OS X came Safari 6, an update to the default system web browser.  And just like Microsoft does with Internet Explorer 9 and Internet Explorer 10, […]

Microsoft and Apple working on Secret Anti-Google Cloud OS

Nobody really foresaw the rise of Google as an operating system maker and though it's not all been successful for the company (got a Chromebook anyone?) on tablets and smartphones nobody can […]

Apple Reveal the all-time Biggest App Downloads

To mark the download of the 25 billionth app from the Apple App Store the company has released a series of all-time top 25 lists for app downloads.  Unsurprisingly games are at […]

What would make me touch a Mac

2012 or early 2013 will be the time I finally take the plunge and buy an Apple iMac.  This might surprise those of you who know me as, being a Windows MVP […]


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