What if Apple was forced to allow app sales outside of the iOS store?

What if Apple was forced to allow app sales outside of the iOS store?

The obvious worry is that losing Apple as gatekeeper would erode the protections that iOS is famous for. People buy iPhones because Apple promises to keep your data private, a promise that Google cannot match given the nature of its business and its operating system. Would breaking the App Store render iOS as insecure and…

The Morning After: More Surface Duo details and TCL’s latest 4K TVs

The Morning After: More Surface Duo details and TCL’s latest 4K TVs

Let’s take a break from foldable phablets for a second. Instead, take a look at this 907X 50C medium-format setup from Hasselblad. It pairs a CFV II 50C digital back — complete with a 50-megapixel sensor, 3.2-inch 2.36 million dot tilting display and capture system — with a slim X1D lens mount.Hasselblad Hasselblad sold the…

Apple fans: Tell us how you feel about the Magic Keyboard

Apple fans: Tell us how you feel about the Magic Keyboard

Apple’s strategy with tablets has been moving in a clear direction: Make the slates just as indispensable as a traditional laptop setup. One of the things that helped move the devices in that direction was the new Magic Keyboard with an integrated trackpad. An upgrade over the original 2015 release, this year’s model features backlit…