News tagged ‘Icy’
First Public Beta of iOS 11.3 is Released
Apple has released iOS 11.3 public beta 1 as promised earlier and there are already some outstanding features.
Advertisers Lose Hundreds of Millions of Their Profit Because of New Safari Feature
The Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature Apple introduced in Safari led to a million dollars loss to advertising companies.
Apple Adds the Possibility to Change Third-Party Apple ID Email Address to an Apple Address
Apple has made some changes in Apple ID policy and added a possibility that wasn’t available earlier. Now customers that had third-party emails as their Apple ID address can change it to Apple’s email addresses, like @icloud.com, @me.com, @mac.com.
New Safari Cookies Policy Makes Advertising Companies Angry
In Safari 11 Apple is going to introduce the new feature, called Intelligent Tracking Prevention that will block the third-party cookies from tracking the information about user searches.
Apple to Maintain Forest to Fully Cover All its Needs for Packaging Boxes
Apple has recently certified nearly 320.000 acres of forests in China to use the wood for their purposes.
Apple Could Have Chosen a Battery Supplier for Future iPhone 9
While Apple is getting ready to release its iPhone 8, the tech world is speculating on who may be a supplier for the iPhone 9 parts.
Apple Has Extended the Warranty for Apple Watch First Generation
Having discovered the issue with the detached back cover of Apple Watch first generation, Apple decided to repair these models for free for three years.
Apple Won’t Allow VPN-based Ad Blockers on the App Store
Following the conversation between the App Store Review Team and the CTO of Future Mind Tomasz Koperski, Apple is going to ban the AdBlock app and the like using VPN to block ads. App Store didn’t allow the update of an app when Koperski was trying to submit it.
Third-party iPhone Screen Repairs Don’t Void Warranty Now
Apple has recently changed its iPhone warranty policy. From now on, third-party screen repairs do not void the warranty. As noted in the internal memo shared with retail employees, if the phone passes the fraud or tampering inspection, the company should proceed with the repair as in a normal case. If the third-party screen repair didn’t cause any damage to the phone, Apple will repair the phone under warranty, free of cost.
Check Out New Apple Watch Series 2 Ads [Video]
Apple has released two new Apple Watch Series 2 commercials called “Go Surf” and “Go Ride”. Both are focused on active people who use their smartwatches to track physical activity.
Apple Denies iPhone Battery Explosion Issues in China
A Chinese consumer group called the Shanghai Consumer Council has reported about 8 cases of the iPhone 6 battery catching fire due to manufacturing fault. Apple denied such claims saying that all of the devices it received for inspection had signs of physical damage. The company offered the users of damaged iPhones repairs, but obviously, these repairs won’t be free.
Apple Removed Over 47,000 Apps From App Store in October
In an attempt to get rid of outdated and suspicious applications, Apple removed over 47,000 apps from the App Store in October. The data comes from an analytics firm Sensor Tower.
Apple to Raise App Store Prices in 7 Countries Soon
Apple has recently announced that it will be raising the App Store prices in seven countries, namely, Canada, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore and South Africa. The main reason for reviewing the price policy is connected with the exchange rate fluctuations in the aforementioned countries.
Microsoft to Release Word Flow Keyboard for iOS?
According to an email sent to the selected members of Windows Insider program, Microsoft is planning a rollout of its Word Flow keyboard designed specifically for the Windows Phone platform on Apple’s iOS. Since Apple’s mobile operating system now supports the usage of third-party keyboards, the release of the aforementioned one looks quite obvious and possible.
Here’s What One Can Find Inside of New 21.5-inch Retina 4K iMac [Images]
The iFixit team has recently performed a teardown of the recently-launched 21.5-inch Retina 4K iMac. As it was mentioned earlier this week, this model can boast of soldered RAM, which means that the amount of memory can be upgraded only by Apple on customer’s demand before the purchase of the computer. The CPU is also soldered to the logic board, so no upgrades and replacements are possible. The most interesting component of the 4K Retina iMac is obviously its 4096 x 2304 pixels display. The iFixit team has found out that it is manufactured by LG. Below you may take a look at the images showing the disassembled 21.5 inch iMac.