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Apple Plans End of iTunes, to Reveal Glimpses of Its Next Era of Apps and Devices

Headlines

At WWDC, Apple will make the Watch and iPad more independent, while unifying its app strategy as it looks beyond the iPhone.

Apple today introduced the new iPod touch with enhancements to power, capability and communication.

News

Within the card industry, Goldman’s deal with Apple is widely perceived as one that’s risky for a bank card issuer to take on.

London’s transport network is working with Apple to enable a new Apple Pay Express Transit feature that will allow Oyster users to quickly use transit readers. Express Transit does not require Face ID or Touch ID authentication, so it’s instant at barriers

Seventeen companies that make apps designed to fight iPhone addiction called on Apple to let them use technology that would resolve privacy concerns.

Reviews

In a huge room somewhere near Apple’s glistening new campus, highly advanced machines are heating, cooling, pushing, shocking and otherwise abusing chips. Those chips – the silicon that will power the iPhones and other Apple products of the future – are being put through the most gruelling and intense work of their young and secretive lives.

AirPod owners love them. Everyone else, it can seem, hates them. Apple is, by all indications, selling oodles of them. But what happens to AirPods when they get old and die?

Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid.

Rumors

We’ve talked about what to expect in detail, and today we have screenshots from iOS 13, shared exclusively with 9to5Mac, that show some of its new features.

After sharing an exclusive look at iOS 13 yesterday, we now have screenshots of the new Music and TV apps coming with macOS 10.15.

Others

Finally

The former head of App Store reviews discusses why apps get rejected, competition between Apple and developers, and planning for WWDC.

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