Apple Stores in the U.S. are no longer selling the AirPort Extreme or Time Capsule. It’s thought both devices were pulled as the result of a new FCC ruling that comes into effect soon — but it’s likely they will return at some point.
U.S. lawmakers are said to be giving up on their push for new encryption laws that would require companies like Apple to create software backdoors that allow the government to access our devices.
It’s thought the lack of White House support and Apple’s high-profile battle with the Justice Department, which was unable to force the company into providing an iPhone unlock, are some of the reasons why supporters are losing hope.
Google’s official iOS app is getting a massive speed boost. Its latest update cuts down loading times significantly using new Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology, and adds sports highlights that are baked into Google Now cards.
Samsung Pay is doing all it can to make things difficult for Apple Pay, and that could include bringing the fight to its own backyard. Samsung is said to be working on porting its mobile payment service to the iPhone — but there is a catch.