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June, 2016

  • 16 June

    Apple Pay Is Coming To The Web

    For any of you who are Apple users, you’ve probably made use of Apple Pay before – whether it was via an in-app purchases or while shopping at various brick and mortar businesses. Chances are if you have used Apple Pay – you loved how quick and easy it made the checkout process. Apple knows that – and in the ...

  • 16 June

    Apple Is Launching Search Ads – Letting Developers Pay For Appstore Ranking

    The days of simply rolling something out the door and attracting attention from people is unfortunately long gone – and these days you need to find a way to get your new product or app to be seen by others. As such, when you launch a new mobile app you need a way to rank that app within it’s app ...

June, 2015

  • 11 June

    iOS 9 Safari Browser Will Feature Ad Blocking

    According to a Nieman Lab report, Apple’s developer documentation for the new Safari browser features notice of content blocking extensions intended to offer a way to block various resources from a website. The direct quote from the documentation states: The new Safari release brings Content Blocking Safari Extensions to iOS. Content Blocking gives your extensions a fast and efficient way ...

May, 2015

  • 7 May

    Applebot Is Live & Crawling Around

    Apple posted a help document on May 5th this week confirming the existence of Applebot – Apple’s own web crawler. According to the help article Applebot is used by various Apple products such as Siri and Spotlight Suggestions; and it follows all robots.txt and robots meta tags rules. Considering that a TON of people search the web on a daily ...

April, 2015

  • 30 April

    Search Twitter Hashtags Using Apple Spotlight Search

    Twitter is pretty focused on expanding their reach and bringing the power of real-time news to as broad of an audience as possible, as evident by their latest deal with Google to showcase real-time tweets in search results. During this weeks Twitter Q1 2015 earnings conference Twitter CEO Dick Costolo revealed news of yet another new partner: Apple. And finally, we ...

October, 2014

  • 23 October

    Apple Spotlight Search Data Shared With Bing

    If you’re an avid Apple fan chances are you’ve already heard about the new and improved Spotlight Search within the new Yosemite Apple operating system for Mac. Spotlight Search gives the company access to people’s search queries, but also to the location of their computers by tracking your IP address to a geographic region. You’re only way to avoid that ...

October, 2011

  • 6 October

    RIP Steve Jobs

    Everyone already knows – news about his death spread around the world quicker than a wildfire. It was a feeling that many of us will never forget. For me – it happened on the train ride home from the office, as I updated my Blackberry News Feeds and saw it. Gizmodo’s post – Steve Jobs is Dead. I froze – ...

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