Register: Better In App Billing Testing on Android

Similar to a mock web server, you can point your app to use Register rather than the real Play Store In- app Billing implementation. Using Register, you will be able to validate in advance whether purchasing flows work correctly. With minimal change to ...
https://open.nytimes.com/register-better-in-app-billing-testing-on-android-73af5fcc36dc

New York Times

How to Stop Hackers From Ransoming Your Mac or iPhone [Updated]

Hackers are using Apples Find My service to remotely hold devices for ransom, reports MacRumors. Multiple people have tweeted about stolen accounts in the past week. Two-factor authentication does not prevent the hack.
Lifehacker Australia        


Is Apple Fully Complying With iMessage and FaceTime-Related Court Orders?

Apples recent acquiescence to the Chinese government, both by removing anti-censorship VPN applications and in Tim Cooks recent speech in China, is not just disturbing because it shows Apple succumbing to Chinese pressure to remove counter-censorship ...
Lawfare (blog)        


Opinion: In-app 'tipping' controversy in China highlights gap in Apple's cultural understanding overseas

Apple has now implemented a controversial change to the way it handles cash tips sent to content providers through social media apps in China. It is treating them as in-app purchases, and taking a 30% cut. Apples point of view makes perfect sense in ...
9to5Mac        


8 Great New Messages Features in iOS 11 for iPhone

Apple gave the Messages app a massive makeover with iOS 10, with a slew of options that made iMessages on the iPhone a lot more fun. While not quite as comprehensive, iOS 11 builds upon that success and makes the app more user-friendly and all ...
Gadget Hacks        


iOS 11 Requires Developers to Use Apple's New In-App Ratings API, Lets Users Turn Them Off Completely

Use the provided API to prompt users to review your app ; this functionality allows customers to provide an App Store rating and review without the inconvenience of leaving your app , and we will disallow custom review prompts. The new user interface ... -
Mac Rumors        


Jet set: five of the best apps for globetrotting

Finding something to do in a new city can be a challenge, particularly if you dont speak the local language. This is where Headout comes in as it helps travellers find things to do when they arrive at their destination. These activities will vary ...
The Week UK        


Enable or Disable Two-Factor Authentication on Your iPhone in iOS 11

This feature has remained intact with the arrival of iOS 11, and thanks to the straightforward nature of iOS , is relatively easy to enable. Colloquially known as two-step verification , this security feature is ideal for people who use multiple ...    
Gadget Hacks        


3 must-have apps for Black Friday shopping

When you find one you want to use, add it to the loyalty card of the store where youll buy the item. The app is also loaded with rebates. Mark one, and when you buy the item, just upload the receipt , and the app will arrange for you to get your cash back.    
KSHB        


Apps help college graduates with jobs, finances, housing and more

Handshake is available on all desktop platforms and Apples App Store , and the company is working on a version for the Android phone platform. The top job app on mobile ... Mint beats just putting all of your receipts in a shoe box. Intuits Mint app ...    
MyAJC        


Apple Extends Free Repairs of Anti-Reflective Coating on Select MacBook and MacBook Pro Models

Affected customers can schedule a Genius Bar appointment at an Apple Store using the Apple Support app . Or, on the Get Support page, click Mac Mac Notebooks Hardware Issues Display Issue and options should be presented to initiate a repair or...    
Mac Rumors        


How to use Apple's terrific document scanner in iOS 11

One of the most useful tricks in Apples iOS 11 update is found inside the Notes app: its a document scanner. If theres a business card, receipt , or any other document you want to save or mark up, this tool makes getting it on your iPhone or iPad ...    
The Verge        


Want to save 30 percent on groceries? Experts say apps could be key

It starts by seeing if ones favorite store has an app . Because then you can see what the sales are for that ... Customers must simply upload a picture of a receipt and once verified , cash is put into their account. Welsh says the better a shopper is ...    
KCTV Kansas City        


How are Apps Using Bitcoin?

Bitcoin can be used as a proxy to Bitcoin debit cards, in-app purchases and also as a reward to users completing engagements within their apps. So how can Bitcoin be leveraged for ... Gliph is available for Android, iOS and desktop PCs. Its secure ...    
City A.M.        


iPhone X 'notch remover' now available in App Store

The app doesnt remove the notch per se, it just makes the notch invisible by placing a black bar across the tops of images that you must then assign to your Wallpapers in the iOS settings. Nevertheless, the end result looks like a traditional unibrow ...    
The Verge