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June 18, 2015
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Apple App Store Crosses 100 Billion Downloads

For smartphone owners who can’t bear the bugs and software problems that sometimes accompany the multi-manufacturer nature of Windows Phone and Android devices, the Apple App Store has been the best way to find and enjoy the best new applications that run on the company’s iPhone and iPad devices. Apple marked a milestone last year when it announced that […] Continue Reading…

September 25, 2016
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iTunes Backup Passwords ‘Much Easier’ to Crack in iOS 10, Apple Working on Fix

iOS 10 uses a new password verification mechanism for iTunes backups that makes them easier to crack, according to testing performed by Elcomsoft, a company that specializes in software designed to access iPhone data. Encrypted iTunes backups created on a Mac or PC are protected by a password that can potentially be brute forced by password […] Continue Reading…

September 25, 2016
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Forensics firm says backups easier to crack in iOS 10, Apple promises fix

Apple appears to have unintentionally weakened the security of local backups in iOS 10, as a result of offering an "alternative password verification mechanism," according to a Russian forensics company.
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September 24, 2016
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Apple Restricts iPhone 7 Reservations to Upgrade Program Members

Apple recently updated the confirmation email it sends to customers who reserve an iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus to clarify that in-store reservations are now limited to iPhone Upgrade Program members in the United States. Apple allows upgraders to reserve an iPhone through its iPhone Upgrade Program reservation system for pick up in store, but […] Continue Reading…

September 24, 2016
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Snapchat Announces ‘Spectacles,’ $130 Sunglasses That Record 10 Seconds of Video at a Time

Snapchat has announced its first hardware product, a one-size-fits-all pair of sunglasses called Spectacles that can record 10 seconds of video at a time, reports The Wall Street Journal. The glasses will cost $130 and launch this fall in three colors: teal, black and coral. Video will sync wirelessly to a paired iPhone or other smartphone. […] Continue Reading…

September 24, 2016
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Apple to Offer ‘Spoken Editions’ of Written News on iTunes

Apple is planning on turning news stories and articles from popular news sites into audio podcasts called “Spoken Editions,” reports TechCrunch. Spoken Editions will be short broadcasts that transform content from publishers into spoken word instead of written word, making it possible for customers to listen to their favorite news sites. An early leak on iTunes […] Continue Reading…

September 23, 2016
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Troubleshooting macOS Sierra: FileMaker, Logitech and Razer devices, 4k display issues

Sierra is still proving to be one of the less problematic Mac software upgrade in a long time, but as expected, there are some minor issues here and there, including FileMaker incompatibility problems, tracking issues with some Logitech mice, and problems with missing options on some third party 4k displays.
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September 23, 2016
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First ad for Apple Watch Series 2 Hermès shared ahead of tomorrow’s release [Video]

Update: Hermès has officially shared this ad on its YouTube channel. Apple has already shared a few advertisements for its new iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2, as well as a new Apple Music commercial starring James Corden. Now, an apparent Apple ad has leaked on YouTube that showcases the Apple Watch Series 2 Hermès ahead of its […] Continue Reading…

September 23, 2016
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At Least 500 Million Yahoo Accounts Hacked in Late 2014

Yahoo today confirmed that “at least” 500 million Yahoo accounts were compromised in an attack in late 2014, leaking customer information like names, email addresses, telephone numbers, birthdates, hashed passwords, and both encrypted and unencrypted security questions and answers. Yahoo does not believe unprotected passwords, payment card data, or bank account information was accessed, as that […] Continue Reading…

September 22, 2016
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Inside iOS 10: Examining the new smart Photos features

With the new iOS 10 and macOS Sierra updates Apple introduced a set of automated Photos tools, like new machine learning algorithms that automatically identify faces and places, that combine to make image search and organization easier than ever.
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September 22, 2016
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Hands-On With the New ‘Portrait’ Mode Beta Feature in the iPhone 7 Plus

When Apple announced the iPhone 7 Plus, one major feature it focused on was a new “Portrait” mode that allows the device’s camera to simulate a shallow depth of field effect, similar to what can be achieved with a high-end DSLR. Portrait mode wasn’t ready to go when the iPhone 7 Plus shipped, but Apple […] Continue Reading…

September 22, 2016
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First Apple stock certificate awarded to Steve Jobs on sale for $195,000

An Apple stock certificate thought to be the first awarded to company cofounder Steve Jobs, and later recovered from a trash heap, is being sold by an autograph and rare documents dealer for $ 195,000.
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September 21, 2016
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Apple in Talks to Acquire Luxury Carmaker and Formula One Team McLaren

Apple has approached British luxury carmaker and Formula One team McLaren about a potential acquisition, likely to be valued at between $1.3 billion and $1.9 billion, according to Financial Times. Apple is reportedly considering a full takeover of McLaren, or a strategic investment in the company, likely in an effort to bolster its widely rumored automotive […] Continue Reading…

September 21, 2016
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Google launches Allo ‘smart’ messaging app with Google Assistant AI

As promised, Google late Tuesday launched Allo, a so-called "smart" messaging app that sets itself apart from the crowd by integrating artificial intelligence assistant akin to Apple’s Siri.
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September 21, 2016
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Apple Watch Series 2 sees strong demand from upgraders, millennials

According to fresh statistics released Tuesday, a sizable chunk of Apple Watch Series 2 pre-orders went to customers who own the original Apple Watch, while millennials replaced Gen X as the largest buyer demographic.
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September 20, 2016
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Comments Off on ASE taps into Apple supply chain with iPhone 7 fingerprint sensor, Apple Watch S2 chip orders

ASE taps into Apple supply chain with iPhone 7 fingerprint sensor, Apple Watch S2 chip orders

Apple’s fall of 2016 product lineup has proven to be a major boon for supplier Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, as the Taiwan-based company is reportedly providing key silicon for both the iPhone 7 and Apple Watch Series 2.
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