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Apple slammed by advertisers
Published in News
Friday, 03 July 2020 11:22

Apple slammed by advertisers


It looks like Apple is doing something good for once

A group of European digital advertising associations slammed Apple plans to require apps to seek additional permission from users before tracking them across other apps and websites.

New Mac ransomware is super smug
Published in News
Friday, 03 July 2020 10:41

New Mac ransomware is super smug


Users just can’t believe it is happening to them

While the writers of ransomware tend to leave Apple Macs alone due to the fact they have no need to threaten someone’s Coldplay collection, a new example has just appeared and appears to be gaining some traction.

Apple’s data tracking was not as good as thought
Published in Cloud


Turns out Jobs’ Mob could not predict the future

Apple’s new data tracking human mobility trends service has turned out disappointing as it could not predict the future as believed.

Apple leans on suppliers to speed up 5G
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 02 July 2020 11:45

Apple leans on suppliers to speed up 5G


Mass production could be two months late

Apple's glacial speed towards 5G is facing further delays of up to two months due to the coronavirus pandemic and apparently Jobs' Mob is giving its suppliers a Chinese burn to pick up the pace.

Apple shuts a quarter of its US stores
Published in News
Thursday, 02 July 2020 11:21

Apple shuts a quarter of its US stores


Plague shall not penetrate our sancta sanctorum of consumer delights

Apple will close 30 additional stores in the United States by Thursday, the company said, bringing the total number of reclosures in the United States to 77.

Apple thinks it can get its macOS running on the iPhone
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press are overjoyed that the the two are coming together

Now that it is moving to purge Intel from its business model, the fruity cargo cult is getting all confident that the ARM-based chips it is creating can be used anywhere.

COVID-19 not to blame for Apple and Huawei’s falling growth
Published in Mobiles


It’s a mess says GlobalData

While supply chain disruptions and retail store closures due to COVID-19 lockdowns in early 2020 have impacted smartphone revenues, other factors such as post-holiday seasonality, slowing phone upgrade rates and geopolitics have played a part on their bottom line, says GlobalData.

Apple forces users to buy extra charger
Published in News


And earbuds

While the Tame Apple Press is all excited that the coming iPhone 12 might cost a bit less, it turns out that Jobs’ Mob is hoping to make up the lost cash by charging for things which are basic for the phone to run.

Apple was hacked off with Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 26 June 2020 10:37

Apple was hacked off with Intel


Skylake forced its hand

Fruity cargo cult Apple was so miffed at Intel that it was effectively forced to come up with another solution.

Apple announces its silicon
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:21

Apple announces its silicon


Analysis:
Takes two years to transition

Apple has finally announced the beginning of a two-year transition towards its own silicon. The first systems based on Apple silicon will be shipping later this year.