What Apple’s email privacy changes mean for your mailing list

By now you’ve probably heard about Apple’s privacy changes that will come into effect with iOS 15 in September. This change will have a significant impact on businesses that use mailing lists to engage their customers. If a user decides to use Apple’s mail privacy protection, Apple mail will disable tracking pixels within Apple mail. […]

IDFA

Initial IDFA Apocalypse Tidbits

Apple’s iOS 14.5 update requires apps to show users a prompt asking for their consent before tracking them across other apps and websites. It’s called App Tracking Transparency or ATT and has caused a considerable uproar of the online advertising community and juggernauts like Facebook. After the roll-out of Apple’s iOS 14.5 update, initial numbers […]

Android

Android on iOS

Samsung has published a new website called “iTest“. This webpage is aimed at iPhone users to give them a taste of Android. As an iPhone user, you’ll be asked to add the page to your home screen. This installs a Progressive Web App (PWA) that simulates an Android GUI and provides some demos of existing […]

Voice

Use Your Voice

Voice interfaces have been around for quite some time now. It started in the early 1950s with “Audrey” that could recognize numbers. Over the years, systems became more and more powerful, and in 2011 Apple brought Siri to the mobile phone mass market. A short and incomplete history In the history of voice interfaces, there […]

Clubhouse

Clubhouse

Clubhouse is the latest app hype. The app is what is known as proximity chat where you can talk with all kind of people. Getting in is not that easy, because you can only join by invitation and only if you have an iPhone, no Android users can become members so far. Anyone who has […]

iOS 14 Changes Aren’t Bad for Small Businesses After All

Facebook’s full-page ad campaign claims that Apple’s new policy, which will ask users to opt-in for tracking, will hurt small businesses. While it cannot be denied that small businesses depend on advertising, Facebook’s monopoly on social media and it’s popularity means that many small businesses depend on Facebook. For example, take a look at the […]

Luna, Amazon’s cloud gaming service uses a PWA

article-context-nav context-nav article article-hero-lede article-hero post-contents Amazon Luna is Amazon’s cloud gaming platform that goes live for early access customers in October. The most interesting part is that Luna is a progressive web app for iOS. This approach lets Amazon circumvent Apple’s App Store fees.  As a user, you’ll simply download the PWA from the […]