Category: Apple

China Roundup: TikTok stumbles in the US and Huawei shipments continue to surge

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the...

A week-long iOS App Store bug wiped out over 20M ratings

An accidental sweep of the App Store removed more than 20 million ratings from the most popular apps — including from well-known brands like Google, Microsoft,...

This Week in Apps: iOS 13 complaints, Q3 trends, App Store ratings bug

Welcome back to This Week in Apps — the easiest way to keep up with everything that happened in the world of apps over the past week — from the breaking news to the...

Facebook admits 18% of Research spyware users were teens, not

Facebook has changed its story after initially trying to downplay how it targeted teens with its Research program that a TechCrunch investigation revealed was paying...

Apple bans Facebook’s Research app that paid users for data

In the wake of TechCrunch’s investigation yesterday, Apple blocked Facebook’s Research VPN app before the social network could voluntarily shut it down. The Research...

Digital influencers and the dollars that follow them

Sunny Dhillon Contributor More posts by this contributor Security tokens will be coming soon to an exchange near you Amazon’s next conquest will be apparel Animated...

Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps after punishment for Research spying

After TechCrunch caught Facebook violating Apple’s employee-only app distribution policy to pay people for all their phone data, Apple invalidated the social...

We dismantle Facebook’s memo defending its “Research”

Facebook published an internal memo today trying to minimize the morale damage of TechCrunch’s investigation that revealed it’d been paying people to suck in all...

The accessibility of the iPhone XS Max

Steven Aquino Contributor Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. More posts by this contributor At Apple’s WWDC 2018, accessibility...

Apple says new iPhones are 'custom tuned for AR'

(Image: Apple) Apple is touting the iPhone 8 devices as the first smartphones that are natively designed for augmented reality. Apple SVP of worldwide marketing Phil...

Alexa, Cortana, Google, Siri user? Watch out for these inaudible command attacks

The attack works against a variety hardware with the Alexa, Cortana, Google, and Siri, assistants by transforming human voice commands into an ultrasonic frequency above...

Hidden iOS setting may stop you running out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad

Are you always running out of space on your iPhone or iPad? Are you constantly having to delete apps and content to make room for stuff? Well, there’s a setting...