Tag: apps

Apple delays policy to limit third-party tracking in kids apps, fields developer concerns

Apple earlier this year announced plans to limit third-party tracking technology in kids apps as part of an initiative to protect youngsters from unwanted advertisements, but the company has delayed… Read more »

Parental control apps stricken from App Store demand screen time API from Apple

A number of developers whose parental control and device management apps were pulled from the App Store have joined forces to pressure Apple into releasing a specialized API that allows… Read more »

Purged screen time monitoring apps misused enterprise tools, Schiller says

A critical New York Times report on Saturday suggested Apple culls screen time monitoring apps that compete similar first-party features built into iOS. In response, SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil… Read more »

Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and… Read more »

PSA: You probably don’t want to use these apps to get iMessages on Android phones

While Apple has made Apple Music available on Android, iMessages remain an iPhone exclusive. Text messaging of course works between the two platforms, but there’s no official way to send and… Read more »