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With iOS 15 Apple May End Support for Older Smartphones

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 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

Musiol, 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.

Epic Games Store Wants to Enter the Mobile Market

Bart Swiatek, 05 June 2020, 10:00

Epic Games Store will be available on mobile platforms. Android will get its version in first, but Tim Sweeney would like EGS to be available on iOS as well. It's worth noting that he plans something more than just a game library management app - we're talking about a store that could be an alternative to Google Play or App Store.

Apple Warns Thieves: „You're Being Tracked”

Bart Swiatek, 03 June 2020, 10:47

A picture of Apple's anti-theft system in action was posted on Twitter. It blocks the illegally acquired smartphone and tracks its location. The would-be user is also informed that the authorities will be notified about the theft.

iPhone 12 Without EarPods? Analyst on Lack of Earphones

Smoczy, 21 May 2020, 17:58

There has been some speculation on the equipment of the new iPhone. It is possible that Apple's new product will be sold without EarPods.

Apple Plans to Launch a Cheaper iPad

Kuszu, 15 May 2020, 12:32

Budget iPads may be sent to stores later this year. At least that's what a reliable industry analyst says. Apple is planning to launch two such devices.

iPhone Dominates Mobile Market, Good Q1 for Apple

Kuszu, 11 May 2020, 15:47

Apple's newest flagship bests its competitors in terms of sales in Q1 2020. iPhone 11 outclassed Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 and Samsung Galaxy A51, among others.

MacBook Air 2020 Screen Works Better on Windows

Smoczy, 11 May 2020, 13:17

The new MacBook Air can give your screen a much stronger backlight when using Windows. What is the difference between the two systems?

Major Security Gap Detected in iOS

Smoczy, 23 April 2020, 13:25

One of Apple's system apps enables third party to attack a selected device, virtually without user intervention. The company announced work on a patch.

iPhone SE 2020 - More Powerful Than Flagships for Half the Price

Laty, 16 April 2020, 15:10

The new, cheaper and more efficient iPhone SE 2020 will compete with many smartphone models in the market, and thanks to its powerful chipset, it will receive support from Apple for many years.

Small and Cheap iPhone 9 May Launch in April

Laty, 01 April 2020, 16:55

A „cheap” iPhone from Apple may come to the market soon. One of the largest American retail chains has received a case for a new model. Preparations for the reveal are likely underway.

Apple May be Working on VR Goggles

Laty, 30 March 2020, 11:17

There is a chance that Apple will soon create its own VR set. Leaked images reveal a controller being part of HTC Vive, which could mean cooperation between the two companies.

Elon Musk Mocks iPhone's Autocorrect, Asks Apple to Fix it

Bart Swiatek, 26 March 2020, 13:01

Elon Musk decided to take a jab at iPhone's autocorrection system on Twitter, asking Apple to fix it. This is the second time recently when the billionaire refers to the poor state of Apple's software.

Gabe Newell Comments on Competition From Epic Game Store

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 March 2020, 17:50

Gabe „Gaben” Newell commented on Steam's competition with Epic Games Store. He said that competition in the digital stores is necessary and beneficial for all, but criticized Apple's style approach and its „faceless bureaucrats” managing App Store.

Serious Bug in Apple Smartphones Inflates Phone Bills

Bart Swiatek, 17 March 2020, 15:01

An error has been found in Apple smartphones using iOS 13.x that causes devices to download data from the Internet on their own, using their mobile connection and potentially inflating their phone bills.

Apple Will Pay up to $500 Million for Slowing Down Old iPhones

Bart Swiatek, 03 March 2020, 14:28

Apple has reached a settlement in the trial concerning the slowing down of old iPhones - the devices from series 6 and 7. The company will spend between 310 and 500 million dollars on compensation for customers - only in USA.

No Apple Phones for Movie Criminals and Villains

Jacob Blazewicz, 27 February 2020, 15:04

Apple does not allow movie villains to use its devices in movies and TV shows. The information was provided by director Rian Johnson, thus confirming the long-running rumors.

Ryzen in MacBooks? Rumors of Collaboration Between Apple and AMD

Bart Swiatek, 10 February 2020, 13:14

Mentions in the source code of the latest beta version of the MacOS suggest that new computers from Apple may use AMD components. This applies to both graphics cards and CPUs.

Apple Punished for Slowing Down Older Phones - Again

Julia Dragovic, 09 February 2020, 23:26

France has imposed a fine of €25 million on Apple for deceptive marketing practices. This is the result of the iOS update scandal, which began in 2017 and resulted in lawsuits in France, Italy, the USA and Israel.

Coronavirus Causes Problems for Apple and Samsung

Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2020, 14:14

It appears that the coronavirus, which the Chinese authorities are currently trying to deal with, may have a negative impact on the electronic equipment market. The media reports about factory being closed, and global corporations are preparing for complications and limiting or suspending travels to the country.

The EU Wants a Universal Charger for all Smartphones; Apple Protests

Konrad Serafinski, 16 January 2020, 12:39

The topic of developing a common charging port for all mobile devices returns. The European Union will hold a vote, after which we will find out whether Europe will soon be united by a single charger. As you can guess, not everyone is supporting the idea, namely Apple, among others.

Apple Presents Best Apps and Games of 2019

Laty, 04 December 2019, 23:26

Apple published a list of the best apps and games available on the App Store in 2019. Let's see which apps are worthy of attention according to Apple.