Will Apple allow third-party apps to use the NFC chip after EU investigation?

Source: Pocketnow Reportedly, PayPal helped initiate an EU antitrust complaint against Apple. EU regulators announced that they have “informed Apple of its preliminary view that it abused its dominant position in markets for mobile wallets on iOS devices.” Apple is accused of limiting access to the NFC (Near-Field Communication) chip that’s used to make contactless … Read more

Apple Watch SE 2 leak reveals reasons to be excited about

Apple Watch, ever since the first model was introduced, has really been the gold standard of smartwatches. The seamless integration it provides with the Apple ecosystem, best-in-class health-tracking features, and the OLED display have been some of the standout factors. However, its price has always been on the higher side (unless you go and grab … Read more

Best deals today: Apple iPad mini, Samsung Galaxy Tab S8, and more

Source: Pocketnow video Today’s Best Deals CONTENTS CLOSE Apple iPad Mini Source: Apple Apple’s iPad models are known for being some of the best and most powerful tablets on the market, and they get better when they get a discount now and then. For instance, you can now buy a new 2021 Apple iPad mini … Read more

Apple AirPods Max review: Ecosystem-only excellence

The Apple AirPods Max are a great pair of headphones with amazing active noise-canceling (ANC) and a good sound signature, even if they have some annoying quirks that earmark them as obviously an Apple product. If you’re already in the Apple ecosystem, love your AirPods Pro, and don’t mind spending a lot of money, you’ll … Read more

Apple Self Service Repair Program: Everything you need to know

Source: Apple Table of contents CONTENTS CLOSE Towards the end of last year, Apple announced its intentions to allow customers to repair their own devices themselves by using original Apple parts and tools. The program, called “Self Service Repair,” was unveiled as the company’s effort to comply with the “right to repair.” Apple fully opened … Read more

Apple could catapult Pixel Pass-like subscriptions, but consumers might pass on them

Last month, reports surfaced that Apple was planning on a smartphone subscription offering that is very similar to Google’s Pixel Pass. Bloomberg reported that Apple has reportedly been working on this subscription model for a few months now and that it would tie in the iPhone and other hardware products. Google has kind of figured … Read more