Apple Card user claims to be victim of fraud despite never using titanium card

Last week we heard from a reader who experienced a fraudulent charge coming from a clone of his Apple Card. It was a good reminder that even with its security focus and lack of printed numbers, the physical Apple Card is just as susceptible to skimming and cloning as any other credit or debit card. […]

Cellebrite claims it’s now able to unlock any iPhone or iPad, including iOS 12.3

The Israeli forensics firm Cellebrite revealed this week that it now has the ability to unlock any iOS device that’s running up to iOS 12.3. The firm made the announcement on Twitter, touting a new version of its Universal Forensic Extraction Device. more… The post Cellebrite claims it’s now able to unlock any iPhone or […]

Sleep tracking apps could keep people up at night, claims doctor

Along with the rise wearables and other smart home devices, sleep tracking products and apps have become a popular way for consumers to get a look at how they’re snoozing. However, a report today from The Guardian highlights a neurologist who says he’s seen people develop insomnia because of sleep trackers and details why he doesn’t […]

Student who made 3,000 fraudulent iPhone warranty claims pleads guilty

An engineering student who made 3,000 fraudulent iPhone warranty claims has entered a guilty plea in a US federal court. Quan Jiang sent Apple non-functioning counterfeit iPhones and received genuine ones in return … more… The post Student who made 3,000 fraudulent iPhone warranty claims pleads guilty appeared first on 9to5Mac. 9to5Mac

AT&T’s Randall Stephenson discusses HBO’s deal w/ Apple, claims HBO gets viewer data in return

Apple on Monday announced its all-new TV app for Apple TV, including the new “Channels” feature for subscribing to third-party services through the TV app. Apple touts that the TV protects user privacy, but one streaming executive says they still get data back through the partnership. more… The post AT&T’s Randall Stephenson discusses HBO’s deal […]

Apple financial miss not due to US-China trade dispute claims Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has advised that Apple’s reduced revenue expectations are not due to trade tensions between the United States and China, while simultaneously claiming that the dispute between the two countries "certainly has hurt" the Chinese economy. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

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 understanding of the scale of Apple’s repair efforts, and leans too heavily on edge cases […]

Opera Touch claims to be the perfect browser for iPhone X/XS owners, for two reasons

Opera has ported its Opera Touch mobile browser from Android to iOS, and claims that it’s the perfect choice for iPhone X and iPhone XS/Max owners. The company says ‘zero-step search’ and a Fast Action button make the browser ideal for larger-screened phones without a Home button … more… The post Opera Touch claims to be the […]