Category: Apple

What the Apple transition to in-house components means for tech leaders

Apple has announced new in-house components, most notably its CPUs. Here’s how this could change the IT landscape. Image: Screenshot As has been long-rumored,...

Daily Crunch: Apple and Google block banned apps in India

Banned Chinese apps are beginning to disappear from India’s app stores, Palantir is raising more funding and Venmo starts testing Business Profiles. Here’s your...

Apple and Google block dozens of Chinese apps in India

Two days after India blocked 59 apps developed by Chinese firms, Google and Apple have started to comply with New Delhi’s order and are preventing users in the...

Apple to reclose 30 more US stores amid COVID-19 case spike in seven states

On Thursday, Apple will shut down additional stores across Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada and Oklahoma, joining 16 other stores that have already...

AR 1.0 is dead: Here’s what it got wrong

The first wave of AR startups offering smart glasses is now over, with a few exceptions. Google acquired North this week for an undisclosed sum. The Canadian company had...

Global app revenue jumps to $50B in the first half of 2020, in part due to COVID-19 impacts

Consumer spending on mobile apps and app installs grew significantly during the first half of 2020, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data from...

Apple began work on the Watch’s handwashing feature years before COVID-19

Handwashing for the Apple Watch happily slotted alongside face masks for Memojis in the list of COVID-19-related features the company introduced at last week’s WWDC...

India bans TikTok, dozens of other Chinese apps

The Indian government on Monday evening said it was banning 59 apps developed by Chinese firms over concerns that these apps were engaging in activities that threatened...

Apple launches Path to Apple Card, a 4-month credit worthiness improvement program

Apple is launching an interesting new Apple Card program for people who have their application declined. Declined Apple Card applicants may begin seeing notifications on...

Apple honors eight developers with annual Apple Design Awards

Apple today named eight app and game developers receiving an Apple Design Award, each one selected for being thoughtful and creative. Apple Design Award winners bring...

WWDC 2020 highlights: Gartner analyst discusses App Clips, privacy, and more

Gartner’s Tuong Nguyen weighs in on Apple’s announcements at WWDC 2020, virtual conferences, and augmented reality. TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke...

This Week in Apps: WWDC20 highlights, App Store antitrust issues, tech giants clone TikTok

<span class=”featured__span-first-words”>Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications...