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Apple needs to make it easier to update older iPhones

Apple and Google: Two approaches to privacy issues Both companies talk up the importance of protecting your data, but make opposite cases for whether you should share it. Read more: https://zd.net/2vWUsg8 So, following an investigation from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), Apple has decided to be more ...

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iOS 13 likely to drop support for a lot of older hardware

Is it possible to leave the Apple ecosystem? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Jason Perlow and Jason Cipriani if it’s feasible to happily leave the Apple ecosystem after being invested in their products. Read more: https://zd.net/2XtjT4v iOS 12, released last September, was particularly good at supporting older hardware. We’d expected ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: You don't need a degree to code mobile apps

Study compares computer-science students from four countries, US ranks top Despite starting computer-science degrees with high skills in math and science, students in China and Russia don’t end up as good as their US counterparts. Computer-science graduates in the US can expect to pay over $100,000 to get an education ...

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Powerbeats Pro review: An upgrade over AirPods in almost every way

In many aspects, Beats’ $249 Powerbeats Pro are the antithesis of Apple’s $199 AirPods: The AirPods forgo buttons for touch controls, while the Powerbeats Pro has three buttons; the AirPods are one size fits all, while the Powerbeats Pro have interchangeable tips and are adjustable; the AirPods aren’t designed for fitness ...

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The best iPhone speed-up tip is also the worst

America’s favorite brands — where’s Apple? TechRepublic’s Karen Roby asks ZDNet’s Chris Matyszczyk about a new survey that came out declaring that Apple is not one of America’s top 25 brands. Read more: https://zd.net/2WhrKSC For the past few weeks I’ve been on a mission. A mission to find the ultimate ...

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