Apple has been forced to switch connections in its iPhone after the EU adopted a single standard.
Apple just announced its latest suite of iPhones will not use the proprietary Lightning charger. This isn’t a surprise due to EU regulations announced last year.
With pressure from the European Union, Apple has thrown in the towel on its Lightning connector, left, in favor of the standard USB-C, right.
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With Apple’s capitulation on the latest iPhone models, USB-C is poised to become the standard connector for all devices.
The iPhone already has an accelerometer, gyroscope, light meter, microphone, camera and GPS. Why does Apple now want you to tell it how you’re feeling?
A new mood tracker will ask users to rate how they feel both daily and in random moments.
New features on Apple iOS 17 aim to give users insights into their mental health, but they may also shape how people see themselves.
Forced and child labor has been reported in mines in the Congo, which produces over 70% of the world’s cobalt.
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A new EU law would require thousands of multinational companies, including many based in the US, to look for signs of human rights abuses in their supply chains.
Burberry was one of the first Western companies to announce it was suspending sales in Russia after the invasion.
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A new study found that a CEO’s political ideology was correlated with the decision of whether to leave or suspend operations in Russia following the 2022 invasion.
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Beckham, the co-owner of Messi’s new club, paved the way for the Argentine’s arrival in the US.
Rumours can hinder - but also help - companies that want to get ahead of the competition.
Many point to Meta’s failings to make a case for mixed reality headsets having no future. But Apple’s approach is arguably much more strategic.
There’s really no such thing as one global internet – it all depends on your perspective. But the internet is poised to fracturing even more.
The headset can blur the lines between virtual reality and augmented reality.
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Will Apple’s Vision Pro set the new standard for the future of virtual reality?
Your phone could soon replace your passwords.
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Passwords are both annoying to use and vulnerable to hackers. Google is moving to support stronger, easier-to-use passkeys (and other tech companies are close behind).
A volcano-themed tissue box designed with the help of AI-assisted image generation.
During the brainstorming stage of the design process, AI-powered image generation programs can open creative doors that may have otherwise never been accessed.
The numbers are less concerning when viewed in the bigger picture.
Part of the fascination with end of year roundups is that they’re a stocktake of the year – but they also give insights into the way we listen to music that might surprise some people.
Google’s EU headquarters is located in Dublin, Ireland. The EU’s new Digital Markets Act could rein in the company’s power.
While the EU’s ground-breaking legislation to regulate “digital gatekeepers” has its flaws, it could rein in big tech and significantly change how it operates in Europe – and perhaps the world.
Apple chose not to raise prices on its new iPhone.
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Despite the highest inflation rates in 40 years, Apple chose not to raise prices on its gadgets. More bizarre, the consumer price index suggests smartphones are 20% cheaper than a year ago.
The advice for years has been to use password managers. But even these don’t completely eliminate the risk of being compromised.
Which lesson should the technology field take from architecture: modernist efficiency or ‘living structure’?
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The late Christopher Alexander’s groundbreaking work on patterns has informed the development of technology for decades, but it’s the architect’s later work that holds the key to a healthier digital life.