iOS 17.5 Lets EU iPhone Users Download Apps From Websites

Apple today released the first beta of iOS 17.5 to developers, and as expected, the update introduces support for downloading apps from developer websites in the European Union. In iOS 17.4, Apple began allowing developers to offer their apps through alternative app marketplaces in the European Union to comply with the Digital Markets Act. Apple […]

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Apple will soon allow developers to distribute their apps on their websites

Reluctantly, Apple is opening up iOS to new ways to distribute apps for EU users and developers. Soon, you will even be able to download apps from the developer’s website, no app stores involved. This will come with certain requirements, however. First things first. Apple is enabling a new category of app store, one that […]

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Apple Announces Ability to Download Apps Directly From Websites in EU

Apple today announced three further changes for developers in the European Union, allowing them to distribute apps directly from webpages, choose how to design in-app promotions, and more. Apple last week enabled alternative app stores in the EU in iOS 17.4, allowing third-party app stores to offer a catalog of other developers’ apps as well […]

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A new update for Windows 11’s best Start menu alternative lets you pin your favorite websites

What you need to know Stardock recently shipped a new update to its Start11 V2 app, bumping it to version 2.05. The update ships with bug fixes and quality-of-life improvements. It also includes a new enhancement that will let users pin websites on the Start menu. Stardock just shipped a new update to its Start11 […]

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Samsung Internet update fixes issue with payments on websites

Samsung has released a new update for the Samsung Internet browser. The new version of Samsung Internet doesn’t bring any new features, unlike some of the previous updates the app has received over the last few months, but focuses on bug fixes and general improvements. According to Samsung, version 23.0.1.1 fixes an issue that stopped […]

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France hopes to force Microsoft Edge and others to censor websites at a browser level

Web browsers like Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox may be forced to block websites at a software level if the French government has its way.  In a blog post penned by Firefox’s parent company Mozilla, the firm warned on the potential chilling effects the so-called SREN Bill currently travelling through the French regulatory system could […]

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Controversially, Elon Musk’s X adds a delay when opening links to specific websites

According to The Washington Post, X, formerly known as Twitter, is imposing an unfair restriction to the speed at which it opens links to certain websites, including Facebook, Instagram, New York Times, Reuters, the Times, Bluesky and Substack – all of which have been criticized by Elon Musk in the past. Users are reporting delays […]

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Web Roulette for iPhone Lets You Swipe Through Your Favorite Websites

Web Roulette is a newly launched lightweight app from Impending, the app designers behind popular game Heads Up and list-making app Clear. Web Roulette is a redesigned browser app that lets you swipe through your favorite sites one after another, so you can better keep up with new content. The Web Roulette interface is populated […]

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Motorola Razr 40 allegedly shows up on GeekBench and 3C websites, revealing some specs

We already know quite a bit about the upcoming Moto Razr 40 Ultra. The last major leak revealed its entire specs sheet and also included high-res renders of the phone. We expect to see the Razr 40 Ultra unveiled on June 1 alongside another less-premium device – a vanilla Moto Rarz 40. The regular Razr […]

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This is how Microsoft will compensate websites Bing and ChatGPT steals information from

Microsoft’s industrial-scale theft of hand-written information is about to destroy thousands of small businesses, and I am entirely unsurprised.  Today, Microsoft unveiled ChatGPT integration with Bing and Microsoft Edge. It’s a huge moment for Bing, which remains the butt of almost every search engine-related joke. Bing has long played second fiddle to Google, owing to […]

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Samsung Galaxy phones and laptops get new Phone Link feature: Recent Websites

Samsung Galaxy phones usually are the first to get new features enabled in Microsoft’s Phone Link app that connects Android devices with Windows computers. There is a new one called “Recent Websites” that allows you to easily continue your last browsing session from your phone on your Galaxy Book laptop. How it works is pretty […]

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Samsung now lets you browse recent websites from your phone on a Galaxy Book laptop

Since the launch of the first Galaxy Book lineup, Samsung has made it easier to switch data between a Galaxy smartphone and a Windows computer. Today, the company has announced a new feature that lets you quickly pick up web browser tabs from your phone and open them on a Windows PC or laptop. Samsung’s […]

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Google Chrome Gains Support for Passkeys, Making it Easier to Log Into Websites and More

Saturday December 10, 2022 2:46 am PST by Sami Fathi Google Chrome has announced it has gained support for passkeys, a new industry-wide standard with the hope of replacing passwords by making it easier and safer to log into websites and apps. With passkeys, users can authenticate and log into websites using their iPhone or […]

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Microsoft is testing suggested websites within the Windows 11 Start menu

What you need to know Microsoft just released Windows 11 Build 25247 to Insiders in the Dev Channel. Windows 11 now shows suggested websites in the Start menu when running the build. It’s now possible to access Windows Studio effects from the Quick Settings section of the taskbar directly. Microsoft will take a week off […]

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iOS 16 Feature for Bypassing CAPTCHAs Will Soon Work With Many More Websites

iOS 16 has a new Automatic Verification feature that can bypass CAPTCHA prompts by automatically and privately verifying a user’s device and Apple ID account via iCloud. The feature is designed to eliminate the need to tap on images of traffic lights or decipher squiggly text to prove that you are a real human being […]

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Google Discover no longer opens websites in fullscreen

There is an interesting change being reported by a bunch of Pixel owners in Google Search and Discover apps on Android. Apparently, websites now do not open in fullscreen. Instead of going fullscreen, the app now opens recommended articles in a sheet, which you can collapse by swiping down from the top. As reported by Pixel […]

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Apple Cracks Down on Websites Sharing iOS 16 Developer Beta

Two websites that provided download links for pre-release Apple software like iOS 16, iPadOS 16, macOS Ventura, and tvOS 16 have shut down in recent weeks, including BetaProfiles.com and IPSW.dev. Both websites are no longer accessible. In a tweet, BetaProfiles.com said it shut down to avoid a “legal battle with Apple,” but it’s not clear […]

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Chrome for iOS Gains Enhanced Safe Browsing to Protect Users From Malicious Websites

Google today announced several updates that are coming to the Chrome browser on iPhone and iPad, including Enhanced Safe Browsing, a feature that is designed to provide users with better protection against phishing, malware, and other web-based threats. If turned on, the Enhanced Safe Browsing feature will warn users proactively if web pages are dangerous, […]

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iOS 16 Will Let iPhone Users Bypass CAPTCHAs in Supported Apps and Websites

Tapping on images of traffic lights or deciphering squiggly text to prove you are human will soon be a much less common nuisance for iPhone users, as iOS 16 introduces support for bypassing CAPTCHAs in supported apps and websites. The handy new feature can be found in the Settings app under Apple ID > Password […]

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Apple to Expand Support for Passwordless Sign-Ins Across Websites and Apps

Apple, Google, and Microsoft today announced plans to expand support for a passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), promising a faster, easier, and more secure sign‑in process. The expanded standards-based capabilities will give websites and apps the ability to offer an end-to-end passwordless sign-in option, according […]

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