Facebook orders employees to switch to Android


Facebook's chief product officer has had enough of workers preferring the iPhone.
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Facebook has a problem of iPhone love: too many of its employees prefer Apple’s device when given the chance between an iPhone and Android smartphone. This means that up until now, far less workers have been able to truly live in an Android environment where they can identify bugs within Facebook and fix them. Now, the chief product officer is changing that by ordering some employees to switch to Android.

iOS 9.1 beta 2 brings new fixes to developers (and the public)


iOS 9.3 beta 6 is here!
iOS 9.3 beta 6 is here!
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Developers can add the latest iOS 9.1 beta to their iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches starting today.

Exactly two weeks after releasing the first beta, Apple has started seeding iOS 9.1 beta 2, build 13B5119e, to developers via an over-the-air update and in the Apple Dev Center.

Update: As of Thursday this week, public beta users can also update to the latest iOS 9.1 public beta 2, as well.

Google tells devs how to bypass iOS 9 app security features


Google sure loves it ads.
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Google relies on ads for its revenue, which is why it’s no surprise that it’s undermining Apple by telling developers how to bypass some of the security settings Apple is implementing with iOS 9.

The App Transport Security (ATS) settings requires content which arrives on your iPhone to use the “https” encryption settings — making sure that third parties can’t track what users are doing on their iPhones.