Tougher security, thinner CPUs, Phoneys, Lightroom RAW, Game Centre Messages


Inside iOS 10: Apple doubles down on security with cutting edge differential privacy — After a bruising battle with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a contentious debate over encryption in the wake of the San Bernadino terrorist shooting, Apple has doubled down on privacy protection by researching cutting-edge privacy techniques for iOS 10, allowing advanced new features while protecting user data. See this ‘5 security settings you should immediately change‘, and this article mentions 23 settings.

10nm chip foundry process coming to Apple partner TSMC ahead of Intel — Apple chip foundry TSMC has given hints for its future road map, and claims that it will start mass producing 10nm chips before the end of 2016, nearly a year ahead of Intel. [The thinner, with chips, the better.]

Apple threatens to pull No. 1 iMessage sticker pack ‘Phoneys’ for violating App Store regulations — Apple has issued an ultimatum to Adam Howell, developer of sticker pack ‘Phoneys,’ saying he must fundamentally change the content of his top-selling iMessage App Store title or face removal.

Adobe Lightroom for iOS now supports RAW shooting on iPhone 7, 7 Plus — Two weeks after Adobe brought DNG image file format support to iOS with Lightroom for mobile, the company on Thursday updated its app to take full advantage of Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Inside iOS 10: With Game Center app gone, invites are managed by Messages — In iOS 10, Apple’s Game Center service no longer has its own dedicated application. Instead, actions like adding friends or inviting them to a game are handled by individual games themselves,  and routed through Apple’s expanded Messages app.