We are pleased to write that through our extensive research and preparatory work, we've shipped updates to the API today to fully support the iOS 10 developer release. There are no client-side changes that you will need to make for this.
The new Everalbum Explore platform -- available on iOS and Android -- aggregates photo content from a deep range of sources, using app data feeds into services including Dropbox, Google Photos, Instagram, Facebook, iMessage, Flickr, and Amazon.
We cover the CIA’s increasing interest in accessing and interpreting app data for matters of global intelligence and security. All four of the companies disclosed have mechanisms for pulling data from platforms including Twitter.
Twitter acted in early May to restrict access by US law enforcement and security services to access its firehose of user app data. Twitter doesn’t provide this service directly, but rather through a private firm, Dataminr, in which it holds a 5% stake.
The BBC recently covered a story on how app data is being used to reveal global sleeping patterns. A team at the University of Michigan have been building Entrain since 2014 to help people overcome jetlag.
I’m proud to announce that our company, Reincubate, has scored another first: we’ve released iPhone Backup Extractor 6 with support for iOS 9 iCloud backups. Currently, even Apple don’t support accessing these.
I’ve spent some weeks now with some Apple Watch Sport models and with the classic Apple Watch. The Monday Note, as ever, managed to condense a lot of insight into their piece on the device, rounding up a number of other good articles.