Hey.com exec says Apple is acting like ‘gangsters,’ rejecting App Store updates and demanding cut of sales

Apple is threatening to remove Hey.com from the App Store if the ambitious new email service doesn’t begin offering an in-app subscription and sharing a cut of its revenue, according to an executive at Basecamp, which makes Hey.

Apple’s WWDC where it announces new iPhone, Mac and iPad software will be online-only beginning June 22

Apple said on Tuesday that its annual developer conference, WWDC, will begin on June 22. Apple typically unveils its new iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV software during the event.

Apple said in March that the event would be online-only due to the coronavirus pandemic, but had not said when it would be hosted.

Apple’s T2 security chip makes life tough for independent repair shops, electronics recyclers

Apple’s own brand locking system, introduced with the 2018 MacBook Pros, is hitting independent repair shops and electronics recyclers hard, a report by Vice Motherboard claims.

The system combines software security locks, various diagnostic requirements, and Apple’s T2 security chips. They mean that Macs stop working if they’re operated on by someone not using Apple’s proprietary repair tools.