Apple does not look favorably on third-party app stores on iPhone and launches harsh criticism against Europe

Apple does not look favorably on third-party app stores on iPhone and launches harsh criticism against Europe

Although the deadline for Apple to apply changes to its App Store ends on March 6, to adapt to the new Digital Markets Law, the company with the bitten apple is raising its voice against this situation. It is not the first time that they have taken a stand against this scenario, but now they … Read more

iOS 17.4 will include an API to disable gesture reactions in third-party apps

iOS 17.4 will include an API to disable gesture reactions in third-party apps

iOS 17 has been one of the updates with the most new features in recent years. Many of them have gone missing like the gesture reactions in apps connected to the camera. This function allows us to make reactions in FaceTime, for example, simply by making certain gestures with our hands. It is possible that … Read more

Will third-party app stores be reliable and secure on the iPhone?

Will third-party app stores be reliable and secure on the iPhone?

The question that perhaps many users ask ourselves today is whether these alternative application stores to the App Store will be safe or not. Recently, Apple's Phil Schiller gave an interview in which he openly discussed concerns regarding these changes and the addition of third-party stores on the iPhone for EU users. Opportunities and concerns … Read more

Apple explains why third-party app stores will only reach the European Union

Apple explains why third-party app stores will only reach the European Union

Last May 2023, the Digital Markets Law (LMD) of the European Union came into force, which has the objective of ensuring equitable and contestable markets within the digital sector. This law has affected thousands of companies and one of them is, without a doubt, Apple. However, those from Cupertino have not made a move until … Read more

Apple is forced to incorporate applications from third-party stores due to new EU regulations

Apple is forced to incorporate applications from third-party stores due to new EU regulations

Apple has just revealed a series of very important changes to iOS, Safari and the App Store, designed to comply with the strict regulations imposed by the Digital Markets Law in the European Union. Laws that, far from protecting the user, seem to expose them to greater risk. Apple will, to the extent possible, try … Read more

Apple challenges Europe’s demand for third-party app stores

Apple challenges Europe’s demand for third-party app stores

rewrite this content and keep HTML tags Article Hero Image Apple has filed its anticipated legal case against the European Commission’s Digital Markets Act, and is believed to specifically protest being forced into supporting rivals to its App Store. The Digital Markets Act was created specifically to target Big Tech firms including Apple, and while … Read more

MyQ blocks third-party support, Matic is a new style of vacuum, & more on HomeKit Insider

MyQ blocks third-party support, Matic is a new style of vacuum, & more on HomeKit Insider

HomeKit Broadcast In the latest episode of the HomeKit Insider podcast, we delve into the recent issue with Chamberlain’s MyQ blocking access to third-party APIs. We also explore the top HomeKit light switches for 2023, and we’re joined by special guest Mikah Sargent. Featured in the media lately, MyQ has faced several struggles. Firstly, the … Read more

If I buy my iPhone from a third-party store and have AppleCare+, where do I take it for repair?

If I buy my iPhone from a third-party store and have AppleCare+, where do I take it for repair?

It is always a good time to buy an iPhone, regardless of the time of year, because there is no greater experience than seeing the apple logo light up for the first time. Many times due to price or convenience, we purchase the iPhone from third-party stores, but then, from settings, we can activate the … Read more

Apple admits third-party App Stores in Europe are inevitable

Apple admits third-party App Stores in Europe are inevitable

rewrite this content and keep HTML tags Article Hero Image Apple’s latest financial filings show that the company expects to be forced into allowing third-party App Store across Europe, starting in 2024. Following the passing into law of its Digital Markets Act, the European Union has previously told Apple that it must open up its … Read more

The iPhone 15 could support wireless charging at 15W with third-party chargers

The iPhone 15 could support wireless charging at 15W with third-party chargers

We already know how much Apple loves to certify accessories so that they work better in their devices. Not only is there the MFi (Made for iPhone) program, but there is also the MFM (Made for MagSafe) program. In this program, Apple itself provides third parties with the crown, the magnetic circle that connects the … Read more