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Two TikTok Updates

So where are we at with TikTok? Over the past couple of years, the momen...

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App Developers Can Apply to Use Third-Party Payment Processors in South Korea

Apple: The Telecommunications Business Act in South Korea was recently a...

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The ‘Hollow Abstraction’ of Web3

Charlie Warzel, in his fantastic Galaxy Brain newsletter: When I read Mc...

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⌥ The Problem of TikTok

Since the parallel rise over the past couple years of TikTok and concern...

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Google Hangouts Is Being Deprecated Again, This Time for Real, Maybe

Ravi Kanneganti of Google: First, starting today, people using Hangouts ...

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Apple’s Feedback Mechanism Is Broken

Casey Liss: Why is this the accepted way to get the attention of an engi...

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How Period-Tracker Apps Treat Your Data

Nicole Nguyen and Cordilia James, Wall Street Journal: Different types o...

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Apple Watch Series 3 Thankfully Incompatible With WatchOS 9

José Adorno, 9to5Mac (via Matt Birchler): I honestly think watchOS 9 is ...

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Stage Manager Compatibility

Matthew Panzarino, TechCrunch: I had a chance to talk briefly with Apple...

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AirDrop Helper Makes Use of MacBook Notches

Ian Keen built a brilliant little utility which transforms the notch are...

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CMA Report on Mobile Ecosystems

Dimitrios Katsifis, writing in the Platform Law Blog, published by a Bri...

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Apparent Conflicts of Interest in App Tracking Transparency Rules Targeted by German Antitrust Probe

Natasha Lomas, TechCrunch: A major privacy feature Apple launched last y...

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Clarus Returns Home

Total nostalgia bait, but even the most cynical longtime Mac user must b...

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⌥ Ahead of Their Time

Marques Brownlee posted an exploration of products that, in his words, w...

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Canadian Government to End Use of COVID Alert App

Josh O’Kane, the Globe and Mail: Ottawa is planning to announce the shut...

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Apple Paid the Netherlands €50 Million as It Dragged Its Feet on Legal Compliance

Apple Developer: Following productive conversations with the Netherlands...

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Inside Apple’s iOS 16 Remake of the iPhone’s Iconic Lock Screen

Lance Ulanoff, TechRadar: The “magazine look” [Alan] Dye mentioned is mo...

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I Cannot Believe I Am Defending Mark Zuckerberg

I do not understand this ridiculous post by Chance Miller of 9to5Mac...

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iPadOS 16 Adds Memory Swap to M1 iPads

Sami Fathi, MacRumors: Apple is adding virtual memory swap to iPadOS 16,...

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The Curious Case of the 13-Inch MacBook Pro

Stephen Hackett: Some have said that the 13-inch MacBook Pro has stuck a...

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⌥ Google’s Fabricated Summaries and This Website

The thing about talking about the way Google works now is that some back...

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A Visit From CarPlay Future

Apple: CarPlay has fundamentally changed the way people interact with th...

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Alrighty Then

Jeff Johnson: The venerable System Preferences app has been completely r...

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iOS and iPadOS 16 Tidbits

Federico Viticci of MacStories has written up some first impressions of ...

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Apple Updates Its Human Interface Guidelines

Apple has launched a major update to the HIG, introducing it in a develo...

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WeatherKit

Like you, I suspect, I am still digesting today’s biggest announcements...

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Missed Payments, Rising Interest Rates Put ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ to the Test

AnnaMaria Andriotis and John Stensholt, in a Wall Street Journal article...

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⌥ Choices, Choices

This Washington Post article by Geoffrey Fowler about privacy policies c...

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Google Temporarily Disables RCS Ads in India Due to Spam

Allison Johnson, the Verge: The ads in question were delivered by way of...

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The iPad’s Changing Identity

Mark Gurman, Bloomberg: The iPad’s next major software update, iPadOS 16...

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