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US broadband costs are far higher than those in Europe, and that’s because of two very different ideas about competition in the market, argues a policy group …
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Apple is currently busy trying to extricate itself from an App Store mess. It’s making calls, writing letters, publishing white papers, and conducting interviews, all in an attempt to reverse the antitrust tide.
Some of the moves it is making frankly signal desperation, and it’s astonishing to me that the company missed an opportunity to enjoy a PR dream instead of its current defensive nightmare.
It’s not like Apple couldn’t see this coming – it had internal discussions about the issue a full decade ago …
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The joyful coach Ted Lasso, played by actor Jason Sudeikis, today announced the US Women’s National Soccer Team for the delayed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which starts July 21. This represents yet another way the Apple TV+ hit show has gone mainstream.
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Apple argues that third-party app stores would open iPhone to scammers. Want app sideloading? You should switch to Android.
As regulators in the US and Europe are scrutinizing Apple's App Store rules, the company has pushed back by detailing how sideloading and third-party app stores would undermine iPhone security.
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As 9to5Mac has been reporting over the past months, Apple is likely to unveil four new iPhone models this year: iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, and iPhone 13 Pro Max. According to an analyst at Wedbush, these new phones will be announced in the third week of September.
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Apple pens letter to House Judiciary Committee saying proposed antitrust legislation would ‘create a race to the bottom for privacy’
Ahead of the House Judiciary Committee holding another hearing on antitrust legislation later this morning, Apple has published its full letter explaining how the proposed legislation would undermine the security of the iPhone and App Store. The letter is addressed to Chairmen Nadler and Cicilline, and Ranking Members Jordan and Buck and is signed by Timothy Powderly, Apple’s senior director of government affairs.
Leaker Sonny Dickson has shown iPhone 13 dummies of all four models, alongside case renders and video of a case (below).
Both dummy models and case renders show the same small changes over the iPhone 12 …
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Digitnetic helps ensure that you have access to a calculator and a phone dialer from anywhere in iOS, whenever you might need it.
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Flowing replaces the native paging animation on your iPhone’s Home Screen with a smooth scrolling animation.
Alongside a 16-page essay on why App Store protections are good and sideloading is bad, and lobbying calls to Congress by Apple CEO Tim Cook, the company’s head of user privacy is also arguing its case in a Fast Company interview.
While those in favor of third-party app stores for iOS apps argue that they would offer users and developers alike greater choice, Eric Neuenschwander suggests the exact opposite is true …
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