WWDC 6502 – World Wide Development of Commodore
The C64 was the most popular home computer of all time. Imagine the success it could possibly have had with Apple‘s marketing department. @gregnacu on twitter had a vision.
#WWDC 06.Jun 2022
On Monday Apple opened this years World Wide Developer Conference, WWDC for short. The entire keynote felt encroaching to me, but I failed to grab the feeling while the show was on. Only after I got through notes it became clear to me how many business areas Apple is attacking on their own territory. “Buy…
Apple may have to work alone on its electric car after failing to find a partner
The Apple-Car has been a rumor for years. And mobility is one of the hottest bets for the future. Car manufacturers, in particular premium brands, are in a good position to defend their pool position. The techradar.com news therefore does not sound surprising. At all. Some Apple gossip is pure fantasy, but some of the…
iPhone 13 A15
With the anticipated release of iPhone 13 coming closer, rumours increase. Leaker @FrontTron on Twitter has some numbers, that AppleInsider is kind enough to put into perspective. It’s impressive how apple dominates the mobile CPU space. With last years release of “Apple Silicon” in form of the M1 chip for notebook like computing (and the…
Privacy on the Net
As advertised by Apple. The company introduced a feature called “App tracking transparency”, that defaults to “do not allow tracking” as of version 14.5, that was released earlier this year. The feature allows device-owners to control which apps can track user behaviour across multiple websites. Reality is more complex, as always, but it’s still a…
DuckDuckGo calls out Google for spying on users.
When Apple introduced labels in their app store to indicate which data an app would link to user information it created transparency for many. Only Google seemed to stop on moving forward and did not publish new versions of its apps. Until recently. Now that they are updated, DuckDuckGo, a search engine advocating privacy in…
Apple to invest over 1 billion euros in Germany with new Munich campus
Apple is going to strengthen their chip design R&D with a major investment in their campus in Munich, Germany. The announcement is huge news for the chip design but also software engineering space, and technology sector in general, but in particular for Munich and Bavaria as a high-tech location. Building on its deep roots in…
Linux on Apple Silicon
The announcement is vague, the link gives 404. However, still somebody made a first move to port Linux to the recently announced M1 Chip, that will power future generations of Apple notebook devices. The community criticizes the approach: the port comes in a single patch with no documentation. Given the size of the patch this…