Kantar has released its smartphone OS data for the first quarter of 2021, which follows last year’s iPhone 12 series launch, and shows it has delivered YoY growth for iOS across EU5 (+3.6% pts), USA (+4.9% pts.) and Australia (+3.5% pts.). Coupled with Huawei continuing to haemorrhage sales in all reported markets, Android struggles to keep up despite some strong sales share growth among individual brands.
Apple enterprise management specialist Jamf announced same-day key feature support and compatibility for Apple's iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5, macOS 11.3 and tvOS 14.5 as they become available.
Somewhat buried beneath all the fanfare about the updates to Apple's iOS and iPadOS operating systems on Tuesday was the main dish of the day: the privacy changes that Facebook and some advertisers have been railing about, but which now have to be dealt with.
If you use an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple TV or Apple Watch, today's the day you can download shiny new OS updates that let you unlock an iPhone when wearing a mask with your Apple Watch, re-size iPad and iPhone app windows on an M1 Mac and much, much, MUCH more - plus 50 iOS security updates.
Social media giant Facebook will make a number of technology tweaks to cope with the changes that Apple is introducing in iOS 14.5, with the update of the mobile operating system set to be released in the coming week.
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 21.4.1 for AMD Radeon graphics delivers new and improved features, including AMD Link for Windows which allows a gaming PC to be connected to another Windows PC, a phone, a tablet or a TV for 'anywhere' gaming.
The director of an Australian digital marketing solution provider has warned that the next update of iOS by Apple will affect local businesses who are running their own Facebook Ads, preventing the social media giant from gaining access to some user data unless the user approves of it.
Company News: Jamf, the standard in Apple enterprise management, has announced exciting new functionality aimed at supporting teachers, parents and students.
The Australian firm Azimuth Security was responsible for hiring a researcher who succeeded in gaining access to an iPhone 5C used by a terrorist in the US in 2015. The incident led to a well-documented stoush between Apple and the FBI in 2016.
Although it has just been over three weeks since the last updates for the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, and in the last update, Apple TV's tvOS too, another update is out to defeat this vulnerability which "may have been actively exploited."
Cloud security provider Menlo Security has enhanced its Secure Web Gateway (SWG) with web isolation for mobile devices.
Google's Project Zero security team found 11 zero-day exploits in the wild being taken advantage of by a single actor in 2020, but says it is unable to attribute the activity to any particular individual or group.
The Australian arm of Chinese smartphone vendor OPPO has partnered with the non-profit organisation The Reef Restoration Foundation to build an augmented reality app to raise awareness of the necessity to save the Great Barrier Reef.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has published an issues paper on the impact of default settings for search engines and browsers on mobile devices, and is seeking submissions from consumers and the industry.
A memory corruption issue that could see maliciously crafted web content being processed may lead to arbitrary code execution on all those platforms has seen an update being made available today.
With the iOS App Store well known to outsell the Google Play store, and with iOS regularly getting apps first, with a big recent example being Clubhouse that is still iOS only, Apple has noted that "despite the economic impact of COVID-19, the Australian app economy is driving consistent growth with 156,000 jobs as of January 2021, an increase of 15% since 2019 and up from 113,000 in 2017."
Victorian bus provider Ventura has launched a new Demand Responsive Transport service and corresponding urban mobility app available to residents in the outer Melbourne subsurbs of Rowville and Ferntree Gully.
WhatsApp users will be unable to read or send messages from the app soon after the 15 May deadline for its new changes in privacy expires, the company says in a FAQ.
Apple has released system software updates for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Apple Watch.
With the ACMA's December 2020 study showing 46% of Australian children age 6 to 13 already using mobile phones, its clear that parents are buying them for their children, with sister companies Alcatel and TCL promoting a model each for this age group.
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