Apple Adds ‘Download Your Data’ Tool

Apple has launched a one-stop shop to download all the data it has stored about you. It’s European-only but will be available worldwide at some point. The “Data and Privacy portal” covers 11 categories of information including Apple ID accounts, game center activity, iCloud contacts and calendars and even activity in retail stores. Users can […]

Sony: PS4 On The Way Out

Sony says the PS4 is “finally entering the final phase of its console life cycle.” The company also hinted game sequels could dominate until the console’s successor arrives. The comments came from Sony Interactive Entertainment chief John Tsuyoshi Kodera who was speaking to investors. Exactly what he meant by the phrase is open to interpretation, […]

Google Ready To Launch YouTube Music

Google has confirmed it’s relaunching its premium YouTube services. YouTube Red will split into free music, paid music and paid music & video options. The Red name is being dropped altogether, which makes sense given it doesn’t describe either the concept or the content. Instead there’ll be a revamped YouTube Music service available through dedicated […]

NES Classic Back Next Month

The NES Classic is finally returning to shelves on June 29. Nintendo says it will be available until the end of 2018. When the device launched, demand clearly outstripped supply (which Nintendo called a “market disconnect”), with one theory being that the mini-console unexpectedly had an appeal beyond the pure nostalgia market. Nintendo surprisingly ceased […]

New .app Domain Is HTTPS Only

Google says its .app top level domain is the first publicly available domain where HTTPS is mandatory. The search giant paid $25 million for the rights to control the domain in a 2015 auction. It offered it through an early access program that started last week and had a price premium that reduced every day. […]