The new rule here comes after Apple’s messy fight with Basecamp-developed email app Hey, which initially saw its updates rejected — and then allowed back into the App Store — due to fights over whether it was required to use Apple’s in-app purchase system (and its 30 percent fee). There was another fight with WordPress where its totally free app was seemingly forced to add in-app purchases until Apple backed down and apologized for “any confusion that we have caused.” Under the new rule, the Hey email app’s original implementation would also seem to be allowed, without the modifications that the company had to add for the free version of the app to get Apple to approve it. … [Read more...] about Apple’s new App Store guidelines carve out loopholes for xCloud, Stadia, and other apps that Apple had blocked
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Now the company has updated its advisory again to explain that "because Windows supports applications that rely on the web platform, our default web browser is an essential component of our operating system and can't be uninstalled." The updated explanation was first noticed by Windows Latest. … [Read more...] about Microsoft: Here’s why you can’t uninstall our Edge browser
Enjoy the silenceIf you like the sound of this almost meditative mode, you'll be pleased to hear that it is incredibly simple to activate. To hit pause on the internet you have various options, including clicking the pause button that appears to the extreme lower left of the browser window. To restart working online, just click the Play button. … [Read more...] about Tired of Chrome? This alternative browser lets you ‘pause’ the web when you need a break
How to turn off the Suggested Apps feature on your Google Pixel phone in Android 11 When you first get the Android 11 update, you'll see a popup explaining the suggested apps feature and asking you to select No thanks or Get app suggestions. The app suggestions will then appear on the bottom row of your home screen. If you tapped Get app suggestions but now regret that decision, simply long press on the screen to bring up the Home settings, Widgets, and Styles & wallpapers menu. Tap on Home settings. … [Read more...] about How to turn off the Suggested Apps feature on your Google Pixel phone in Android 11
If you just have a few saved passwords, deleting them individually is not such a big deal. If you have dozens of passwords (or more), it's a tedious process, but there's no other way to delete all saved passwords from your Google account short of deleting the account. You can delay the process by turning off password syncing and then clearing all locally saved passwords: After turning off password sync, go to chrome://settings/clearBrowserData, click Advanced, choose All Time from the Time Range menu, select the Passwords And Other Sign-in Data check box, and click Clear Data. … [Read more...] about Password managers: Is it OK to use your browser’s built-in password management tools?