More than 1 billion people who are active iPhone users made a conscious choice to buy into Apple’s closed integrated platform—with its benefits and limitations. Even if customers try to stick to only the original App Store, sweeping changes to the operating system could raise their risk of falling victim to malware, phishing or other social engineering exploits. If the government unilaterally dismantled Apple’s tightly controlled app ecosystem, the result could be unfair for consumers.
Connecting the dots between Apple’s business predicaments and its choices helps us understand why the company does what it does — and by extension how those actions affect everyone, whether we own an Apple device or not. Apple’s strategy bends the world.
Apple has announced the Apple Watch International Collection comprised of 22 Sports Loop bands and downloadable Stripes watch faces that feature the colors of countries around the world.
It's very fast indeed - far faster than it needs to be to run current apps. It has an excellent rear camera setup that most owners will barely use. And it has features like 5G and LiDAR whose real usefulness will only become apparent in the months and years to come.
Satechi originally launched its Aluminum Mac mini Stand and Hub back in 2019 bringing expanded I/O to the front of the desktop Mac and giving it a lift. Now an upgraded Stand and Hub is out today that lets you seamlessly expand your storage with a built-in SSD enclosure along with the extra I/O.
Today’s update with House brings another engaging, handcrafted space to play and get creative.
Apple isn’t backing down from its hybrid work model that will require most employees to return to the office three days a week starting in early September. Fully remote positions will be extremely limited.
“We believe that in-person collaboration is essential to our culture and our future,” said Deirdre O’Brien, senior vice president of retail and people, in a video recording viewed by The Verge.
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