Apple Day – Apple, iPod, iPad, iPhone, iTouch, iMac, iBook

October 9, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on CBC Video claims Apple’s repair policies are abusive, but ‘proof’ falls far short

CBC Video claims Apple’s repair policies are abusive, but ‘proof’ falls far short

A report from the CBC has attacked Apple’s policies and practices regarding repairs, taking the company to task for expensive in-store repairs, coercing customers to buy new products in some cases — but the publication shows a stunning lack of … Continue reading

October 8, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Department of Homeland Security says ‘no reason to doubt’ Apple’s denial of spy chip story

Department of Homeland Security says ‘no reason to doubt’ Apple’s denial of spy chip story

In response to a Bloomberg Businessweek story alleging Apple discovered Chinese spy ships in its servers, The Department of Homeland Security has issued a statement in which it sides with Apple. The DHS says it currently has “no reason to … Continue reading

October 6, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s retired legal chief further confirms Apple has ‘never heard of’ these Chinese server spies

Apple’s retired legal chief further confirms Apple has ‘never heard of’ these Chinese server spies

Over the past day or so, Bloomberg reported that some of Apple’s servers were compromised by way of a third-party implementing micro chips, and sending data back to China. Apple came back with a strong response noting that it was … Continue reading

October 6, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks

Apple’s A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks

Performance improvements in the A12 Bionic chip used in the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max has put Apple’s in-house CPU designs on a par with processors used in notebooks and computers, one extensive deep dive declares, with the … Continue reading

October 5, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on GCHQ, the UK’s equivalent of the NSA, says it believes Apple’s denial of spy chip claim

GCHQ, the UK’s equivalent of the NSA, says it believes Apple’s denial of spy chip claim

Britain’s equivalent of the NSA, GCHQ (Government Communications Headquarters), has sided with Apple and Amazon in the Chinese spy chip row … more… The post GCHQ, the UK’s equivalent of the NSA, says it believes Apple’s denial of spy chip … Continue reading

September 30, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s iOS 12 update is causing sporadic issues with iPhone charging

Apple’s iOS 12 update is causing sporadic issues with iPhone charging

Multiple reports are suggesting that iOS 12 may have a bug, causing periodic and random issues with devices not charging when plugged in to a power source, or placed on a wireless charging pad without user interaction. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

September 28, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

Patent lawsuit takes aim at Apple’s encrypted iMessage and FaceTime services, VPN technology

A lawsuit filed in federal court on Thursday alleges certain aspects of Apple products, including iMessage and FaceTime, infringe on multiple patents owned by Finnish holdings firm MPH Technologies, which attempted to license its IP to Apple in 2016. AppleInsider … Continue reading

September 27, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Teen who hacked Apple’s servers receives probation as ‘1TB of sensitive info’ is recovered

Teen who hacked Apple’s servers receives probation as ‘1TB of sensitive info’ is recovered

Last month, an Australian high school student was found to have been repeatedly hacking into Apple servers, downloading what was initially believed to have been 90GB of “secure files.” Now, that teenager has been handed his punishment. more… The post … Continue reading

September 17, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on How Steve Jobs disliked Apple’s Infinite Loop campus, but made it his own

How Steve Jobs disliked Apple’s Infinite Loop campus, but made it his own

In a new oral history to mark Infinite Loop’s 25th anniversary, Apple leaders past and present look back on the Cupertino campus that was Apple’s home for nearly a quarter century — and discussed Apple founder Steve Jobs’ opinion on … Continue reading

September 11, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Zuckerberg admits Facebook’s ban of Alex Jones was prompted by Apple’s decisions

Zuckerberg admits Facebook’s ban of Alex Jones was prompted by Apple’s decisions

The New Yorker today published broad profile on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The profile dives into Zuckerberg’s love of board games and winning, his role making crucial decision at the helm of Facebook, and more. For Apple specifically, the profile … Continue reading

September 9, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Everything to expect at Apple’s September 12th ‘Gather round’ event

Everything to expect at Apple’s September 12th ‘Gather round’ event

We’re less than a week away from Apple’s ‘Gather around’ event at Steve Jobs Theater. The event is slated to take place on September 12th at 10AM PT/1PM ET, with Apple expected to introduce three new iPhone models, a new … Continue reading

August 31, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s request for a new trial in patent case with VirnetX denied by judge

Apple’s request for a new trial in patent case with VirnetX denied by judge

Apple’s request for a new trial in its never-ending legal battle with VirnetX has been denied. Apple had asked for a new trial as part of the patent battle, and while it won’t get that trial, there’s still the possibility … Continue reading

August 30, 2018
by admin
Comments Off on Apple’s SouthPark store in Charlotte, NC reopening September 2nd after renovations

Apple’s SouthPark store in Charlotte, NC reopening September 2nd after renovations

Apple’s SouthPark retail store in Charlotte, North Carolina will celebrate its grand reopening this upcoming Sunday, September 2nd at 11:00 A.M. The announcement comes after just over four months of renovation work. more… 9to5Mac