Tag: Thirdparty

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 »

Apple’s Swift Playgrounds 2.2 improves discovery of third-party content, new playgrounds

Apple on Monday issued an updated version of its Swift Playgrounds app for iPad, introducing content discovery enhancements, improved touch gestures and more. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple preventing third-party iMac Pro & 2018 MacBook Pro repairs, internal document says

With the new T2 chip in the 2018 MacBook Pro and the iMac Pro, Apple is preventing third-party Mac repairs. As detailed by Motherboard, new software locks have been put… Read more »

Apple to sell third-party streaming service subscriptions through ‘TV’ app, report says

Perhaps offering a glimpse at Apple’s master plan for video, the company is reportedly planning to sell subscriptions to third-party services through its "TV" app for iPhones, iPads, and the… Read more »

Apple considering third-party Apple Watch face support, watchOS beta code reveals

A line of code unearthed in Apple’s latest watchOS 4.3.1 beta release suggests a future version of the operating system will allow third-party developers to deploy customizable watch faces, a… Read more »

Glucose sensor app said to be first third-party title to access Apple iPhone’s NFC

An app for Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre glucose reader is said to be the first third-party iOS title to make use of the NFC chip in Apple’s iPhone, previously reserved only… Read more »

Apple Music, Beats under legal attack over third-party licensing practices

A musician apparently disgruntled at how Beats Music and Apple Music has handled its streaming obligations is looking to fire up a class action suit, and is accusing Apple of… Read more »

Apple shifts policy, says third-party screen repairs no longer void iPhone warranty

Apple is apparently changing its long-standing policy regarding third-party iPhone screen repairs. According to a memo sent to Apple retail employees, a customer having their device’s screen repaired by a third-party… Read more »

How to track your sleep using Apple Watch or iPhone with these third-party apps

Sleep tracking has been one the most oft-requested features for Apple Watch, but Apple itself has yet to implement a solution. That hasn’t stopped developers from creating their own watchOS… Read more »

Inside iOS 10: Third-party compatibility opens up Messages to Apple’s app universe

Starting today, Apple device users will be able to operate in a vastly expanded Messages environment thanks to a new API that allows developers to build in third-party app integrations… Read more »

Official third-party Apple Watch stands and docks with integrated chargers on the way

An example of current Apple Watch stands that must utilize Apple’s official Watch charging cable. Apple will soon let manufacturers in its Made for iPhone/iPad/iPod (MFi) licensing program include charging pads for… Read more »