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Android Sends 20 Times More of Your Data Than iPhone

Sodar, 01 April 2021, 15:23

Google can collect up to 20 times more data than Apple. That's according to a controversial study published by a researcher at a Dublin university.

Apple's M1 CPU Bested Intel Core i7-11700K in Benchmark

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 March 2021, 16:45

Some interesting CPU test results have appeared on Passmark's website. The Apple M1, known mostly from Mac laptops, won against the i7-11700K in single-core performance.

Apple Yields to Russia, Will Install Government-approved Apps

Capitalny, 18 March 2021, 12:01

Apple has agreed to pre-install software approved by the Russian government on its hardware. The new rules set by the country's Ministry of Digitization will take effect next month.

Google Play Cuts Revenue Share, Tim Sweeney Criticizes

Szarmancki, 17 March 2021, 13:43

Google, following Apple, is cutting the commission for developers submitting apps to Google Play store by half. Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, is not happy with this decision.

Epic Games and Apple Will Meet in Court Soon

Karol Laska , 02 March 2021, 20:20

The conflict between Epic Games and Apple will soon move to a California court. The companies will meet in court in May in order to clarify all past financial inaccuracies.

Facebook Ad Advertises User Tracking

Sodar, 01 March 2021, 14:03

Facebook has released an ad video that attempts to warm up the image of ad tracking. It is mainly aimed at Apple device users and related to the introduction of App Tracking Transparency.

Court Orders Valve to Give Apple Its Data

Karol Laska , 25 February 2021, 19:35

Epic Games' conflict with Apple has temporarily turned into a dispute between Apple and Valve. What's more, Gabe Newell's side is losing this clash, as a California court has obliged it to hand over data on 436 games available on Steam.

New Malware Detected on 30K Apple Computers

Bart Swiatek, 23 February 2021, 16:04

Experts from one of the cyber security companies detected a new malware dedicated to Macs, which they called Silver Sparrow. The malware in question has already infected nearly 30,000 computers.

Valve Refuses to Give Apple Steam Data Against Epic Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 February 2021, 18:09

Valve rejected a request from Apple for Steam data. These would have helped in the fight between the Californian company and Epic Games. However, the platform's owner believes that Apple's demands are by no means as modest as the company portrays.

Apple Hires Specialists to Work on 6G

Bart Swiatek, 19 February 2021, 11:11

Apple is looking for specialists to do research work on the next-gen wireless network standard 6G. We will most likely use the technology around 2030.

Epic Games Files Complaint Against Apple in Europe

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 18:28

Epic Games filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission. Tim Sweeney's company has once again drawn attention to what it believes are anti-consumer and monopolistic actions by the App Store's owner.

iPhone Apps Will Ask If They Can Track You

JanKasprzak, 31 January 2021, 19:43

Apple will soon introduce App Tracking Transparency on iPhones and iPads. Apps will ask users for permission to collect and use data.

Samsung's PR Slip Caused by Sending Tweet From an iPhone

Bart Swiatek, 14 January 2021, 14:06

Samsung has suffered its first slip-up of 2021. The official Twitter feed of Samsung Mobile US Twitter published a post sent from competitor's device.

iPhone 12 Mini Disappoints Apple

Tom Borys, 07 January 2021, 20:35

The latest sales numbers show that out of the four iPhone models released last year, the mini version has fared worst in the US market. It fared tragically, in fact.

Apple May Reveal Its Car in 2021

Sodar, 21 December 2020, 16:38

According to recent leaks, the design of Apple's first car is doing well. What's more, a launch or presentation of the vehicle would take place next year. The car is to have an autonomous drving mode, just like Tesla.

iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max May Finally Get 120Hz Refresh Rate

Szarmancki, 15 December 2020, 16:52

There is a good chance that the displays on Apple smartphones will eventually support a 120Hz refresh rate. This is said to happen with the launch of iPhone 13.

What's New in Xbox Game Pass in 2021?; XCloud PC and iOS Launch Date

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 December 2020, 20:58

Halo Infinite and Psychonauts 2 will be among the games included in Xbox Game Pass offer next year. Microsoft has also confirmed the launch of Project xCloud on PC and - against Apple's assurances - on iOS mobile devices.

Samsung Mocked Apple; Now It Wants to Sell Smartphones Without Chargers

Bart Swiatek, 08 December 2020, 15:51

A certain Brazilian tech website reports that Samsung intends to sell Galaxy S21 smartphones without chargers - just like Apple. As you may remember, the Koreans had previously mocked the idea.

Windows 10 Runs Faster on Mac Than Microsoft's Own Surface Pro X

Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2020, 13:28

Geekbench 4 and Geekbench 5 benchmarks prove that the dedicated ARM version of Windows 10 works very well on a Mac equipped with an M1 processor developed by Apple. The hardware performs better than the Surface X Pro from Microsoft.

iPhone Not So Waterproof After All? $12M Fine for Apple in Italy

Bart Swiatek, 01 December 2020, 14:39

The Italian consumer protection authority, AGCM, found that Apple was misleading customers about the waterproofness of its smartphones and imposed a fine of $12 million on the company.

With iOS 15 Apple May End Support for Older Smartphones

Bart Swiatek, 23 November 2020, 12:24

A rumor that appeared on the web suggests that with the release of the fifteenth version of iOS, Apple may plan to discontinue support for older devices.

Apple Helps Little Studios Due to War With Epic Games

Szarmancki, 19 November 2020, 18:20

There seems to have been an interesting development in the dispute between Apple and Epic Games. The American technology colossus has cut tax in its app store in half, but only for some developers. Interestingly, Epic Games does not meet the conditions.

iPhone 12 Launches; Users Report Problems

Bartlomiej Sagan, 16 November 2020, 18:50

Another great hardware launch did not go according to plan. Users of the iPhone 12 family of devices report a couple of problems afflicting the new smartphones.

5G on iPhone 12 Makes Short Work of Battery

Sodar, 22 October 2020, 15:38

The first tests of iPhone 12 prove that the battery is not among its strong points. As if that wasn't enough, active 5G mode has a significant effect on battery depletion speed. It grows by almost 20%.

iPhone 12 Unlikely to Support 5G in Dual SIM Mode

Bart Swiatek, 20 October 2020, 16:30

A leak that appeared on Reddit suggests that iPhone 12 will not support the 5G standard when using Dual SIM mode.

New iPhone Models Becoming Increasingly More Expensive?

Sodar, 15 October 2020, 19:36

Reddit user came up with the idea of comparing prices for Apple phones on a chart, starting with the very first iPhone. The author took inflation into account and published the chart on the forum. Are Apple's smartphones getting more and more expensive?

We've Learned Epic's Losses From the Feud With Apple

Paul Musiolik, 11 October 2020, 20:01

Thanks to Epic Games' war with Apple we learned some interesting information. 116 million people played Fortnite on iOS devices and they were more willing to spend money on microtransactions than Android users.

Apple Gets Rid of Competing Headphones

Sodar, 06 October 2020, 15:36

Apple removes competing companies' products from its stores. This includes headsets and speakers from Bose, Sonos and Logitech. This could be the result of a planned expansion with its own audio products.

Waste Affair - Apple's Hardware Went to Customers Instead of Recycling

Bartlomiej Sagan, 05 October 2020, 13:27

Another company will soon join the list of entities that got sued by Apple. This time, it will be the company that was supposed to recycle the company's devices.

Epic vs. Apple May be Judged by Jury [Updated]

Bart Swiatek, 30 September 2020, 13:17

The lawsuit brought by Epic Games against Apple may not be resolved by a judge but a jury. Normally jurors do not participate in similar trials, but according to Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers, the opinion of ordinary people may be very important in this case.

Epic Games, Spotify and Others Join Forces Against Apple

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 September 2020, 20:53

Epic Games, Spotify, Tile and others companies have created the Coalition of App Fairness to fight Apple. The organization is to promote healthy competition in the digital distribution market and abolish the 30% profit cut.

Apple May be Planning 5.4-inch iPhone 12 Mini

Bart Swiatek, 22 September 2020, 10:21

According to industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and the well-known leaker l0vetodream, Apple will offer customers a smaller model of iPhone 12, named „mini”. The device may have a 5.4-inch display.

Apple Countersues Epic as the Battle for 30% Profit Cut Continues

Milosz Szubert, 09 September 2020, 15:47

In response to Epic Games' accusations, Apple has filed its own lawsuit, in which it accuses Tim Sweeney's company of breach of contract. The company demands compensation.

Fortnite's Losses on iOS; Epic Demands the Game be Returned to App Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 September 2020, 18:23

The removal of Fortnite from App Store and Google Play remains unresolved. However, Epic Games has filed a court order to put pressure on Apple to restore access to the popular battle royale on iOS devices. Reason: Epic Games' „irreparable damage” and a significant decline in the number of players.

Apple Achieves Total Domination in Smartphone Sales

mikos, 02 September 2020, 14:39

Apple has dominated the top ten best-selling phones in the world. Poor performance of the competition.

Apple Blocked Facebook Update

Dameredet, 29 August 2020, 18:47

Facebook has asked Apple to give up the 30% revenue share but has been refused. The company meant to help small businesses.

Facebook Will Earn Less on iOS 14 as Our Data Will be Better Protected

Bart Swiatek, 27 August 2020, 17:59

Facebook reported that the changes that Apple plans to introduce in the iOS 14 operating system could contribute to a very significant decrease in revenues from Audience Network advertising. It may turn out that further offering it on Apple's platform will be pointless.

iPhones With Fortnite Sold for Several Thousand Dollars

Paul Wozniak, 26 August 2020, 19:39

Various auction services offer iPhone with Fortnite installed. Prices for such devices can reach several thousand dollars.

Epic vs Apple - Fortnite is Not Coming Back, but Unreal Engine is Safe

Dameredet, 25 August 2020, 17:38

There's been a verdict on the Epic Games vs Apple case. Fortnite will not return to the App Store, but developers will not lose access to development tools.

Microsoft Supports Epic Against Apple While Charging 30% in Its Store

Bart Swiatek, 24 August 2020, 14:39

Microsoft has made a statement in court criticizing Apple's decision to cut Epic Games from iOS and MacOS development tools. According to the Redmond giant, the move will have a detrimental effect on many video game development companies.

Epic's Fight With Apple Will Move to Fortnite

Karol Laska , 22 August 2020, 14:42

The great conflict between Apple and Epic Games will move for several hours from the courtroom to Fortnite. The devs have prepared a number of different attractions for the players to fuel the rebellious moods associated with the removal of the game from App Store.

Apple Patents its Own Game Streaming on 5G

Sodar, 18 August 2020, 18:46

An Apple's patent for streaming games over the 5G network has recently been made public. According to it, a game is to be played on a server and the mobile device is only to display the transmitted image.

Apple Responds to Epic Games' Suit, Targets Unreal Engine

Czarus, 18 August 2020, 17:31

Epic Games' battle against Apple continues. The court has received an application from Tim Sweeney's company to issue an injunction against the cellphone giant. We can read in it that Epic may soon lose access to development tools on Apple's devices.

Apple Confirms: Stadia and xCloud Unavailable on iOS

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 August 2020, 21:48

Apple has confirmed what we have long expected. Streaming services like Google Stadia and Project xCloud are against App Store's regulations. In other words, we won't see any of them on iOS devices.

iPhone 12 May Suffer From Weak Battery

Bart Swiatek, 14 July 2020, 11:50

According to rumors based on certification documents for new batteries registered by Apple, iPhone 12 smartphones may have less capacious cells than their predecessors.

Apple Will Enable Us to Restrict Apps' Access to Data

mikos, 10 July 2020, 14:59

Apple takes our privacy seriously. It will let us choose what we want to share and with whom.

New Samsung and Apple Smartphones Sold Without Charger

Sodar, 09 July 2020, 15:18

Soon we may not find a charger in the box of our new Samsung or Apple smartphone. The companies intend to remove this element from the new sets.

Apple's Chinese Problems; Thousands of Games Without Updates

Smoczy, 02 July 2020, 15:59

Apple had to suspend updates for thousands of games from the App Store in China due to the lack of proper license from the Chinese government. What does this mean for iPhone developers?

Apple Embarrasses Google and Samsung - Old iPhones Get Updates

Smoczy, 23 June 2020, 13:05

Apple has announced that it will upgrade its iOS system to version 14 for 16 device models. Updates will be available for smartphones even from 2015 - e.g. iPhone 6S.

Mac Without Intel? Apple is Working on Its Own Processor

Bart Swiatek, 10 June 2020, 11:14

According to reports from Bloomberg, Apple is working on its own desktop CPU. It seems that after fifteen years, the company may soon end its cooperation with Intel.