• You can now listen to your Apple Podcasts through an Echo speaker

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    If you use the Apple Podcasts app to listen to your podcasts, and your home is kitted out with Amazon Echo speakers , it's now a lot easier to use the two in tandem. How easy? Just ask Alexa to play one of the podcasts you're subscribed to, and the audio starts playing. The only setup you need to do first is syncing your Apple ID inside the Alexa app for Android or iOS. Set Apple Podcasts as the default podcast player (via Link/Manage New Services under Music & Podcasts in Settings in the Alexa app) and you don't even need to say "Apple Podcasts" in your voice command.
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  • Apple and Google asked if apps must disclose foreign ties

    Apple and Google asked if apps must disclose foreign ties

    1 month ago - By iMore

    There are concerns about Chinese investment in apps like TikTok.
    What you need to know
    Apple and Google have been asked about the disclosure mobile apps must provide regarding overseas ties.
    The chair of a U.S. congressional panel has written to both companies on the issue.
    Rep. Stephen Lynch cited recent press reports of national security risks over the data of U.S. Citizens.
    Chair of a U.S. congressional panel Rep. Stephen Lynch has written to Apple and Google regarding whether or not app developers are required to disclose overseas ties.
    As reported by Reuters , Lynch revealed his...
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