Apple Glass, Your Future, Our Vision

‘Apple Glass, view the world your way’Apple glass filters the world around you, eliminating distractions and focusing your word. Homeless people and the poor are pixelated, android users flagged with warnings, you can share your personal views with other Apple Glass users with a wink and a nod.If you see a real life object you … Continue reading Apple Glass, Your Future, Our Vision

Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri

Apple has suspended its practice of having human contractors listen to users' Siri recordings to "Grade" them, following a Guardian report revealing the practice.Apple said: "We are committed to delivering a great Siri experience while protecting user privacy. While we conduct a thorough review, we are suspending Siri grading globally. Additionally, as part of a … Continue reading Apple halts practice of contractors listening in to users on Siri

Installing Custom Fonts on iOS13 Beta

iOS 13 public beta brings something exciting to the table -- new font capabilities.As per the iOS 13 announcement earlier, Apple's website states:"Font management. Create beautiful documents that reflect the style and character of your project with custom fonts you can install from the App Store." https://www.apple.com/ios/ios-13-preview/Supporting custom fonts in iOS has been an oft-requested feature … Continue reading Installing Custom Fonts on iOS13 Beta

Apple will soon be removing Python, Perl, and Ruby from macOS

From the macOS 10.15 beta release notes, under the "Scripting Language Runtimes" section: https://developer.apple.com/documentation/macos_release_notes/macos_10_15_beta_release_notesApple has removed the packages that are using GPLv3 as the licensing isn’t compatible with the rights that Apple is willing to give out. It’s the same reason why the PS4 is based on BSD. The license allows a lot of freedoms … Continue reading Apple will soon be removing Python, Perl, and Ruby from macOS

Apple App Store model simply doesn’t work

Apple Watch App StoreiMessage App StoreAppleTV App StoreAll three are failures. All three were introduced over the last few years and all three failed.Many of us predicted this. The App Store model simply doesn’t work in these settings. Apple tried to shoehorn it in and it didn’t work.There are simple reasons why these three app … Continue reading Apple App Store model simply doesn’t work

macOS Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) is out!

OverviewThe macOS 10.14.4 SDK provides support for developing apps for Macs running macOS Mojave 10.14.5. The SDK comes bundled with Xcode 10.2.1 available from the Mac App Store. For information on the compatibility requirements for Xcode 10.2.1, see Xcode 10.2.1 Release Notes.AccessibilityResolved IssuesThe Accessibility Events switch was removed, because related aspects of the W3C AOM … Continue reading macOS Mojave 10.14.5 (18F132) is out!

Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15

Apple is working on bringing the Mac and iOS closer together with the introduction of macOS 10.15 and iOS 13. Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and more are expected to be unveiled for Mac during its Worldwide Developers conference in June. According to people familiar with the development of macOS 10.15 – which has been in … Continue reading Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and other iOS features coming to the Mac with 10.15

Apple vs Spotify : Time to Play Fair

Spotify recently started a campaign called Time to Play Fair, accusing Apple of enforcing anti-competitive policies on their app store, including:Charging a 30% fee to app developers for all in-app purchasesNot allowing app developers to show links in-app to purchases made outside of the app (for example, Spotify can't put a link in the app … Continue reading Apple vs Spotify : Time to Play Fair

iOS 12.1.1 adds features and fixes bugs for your iPhone and iPad.

Apple has released iOS 12.1.1 today, at around 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time as usual, with several new features and bug fixes, including eSIM support for additional carriers on the latest iPhones, Live Photos support in FaceTime, Haptic Touch for notifications on iPhone XR, a Face ID bug fix, and more. iOS 12.1.1 release notes:Notification preview … Continue reading iOS 12.1.1 adds features and fixes bugs for your iPhone and iPad.