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October 13, 2018
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VoiceOver bug lets hackers view iPhone photos, send them to another device

Amateur iOS hacker Jose Rodriguez on Friday unearthed another obscure, yet effective, lock screen bypass that leans on an unpatched bug in VoiceOver to gain unauthorized access to photos on a target device. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 18, 2018
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Review: Amazon’s Echo Spot is a cool device, but needs to do more with its screen

The Echo Spot is undeniably a cool product, but without YouTube it’s hard to justify over a regular Echo, except for people with security cameras or those wanting the world’s best alarm clock. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 22, 2018
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App developers can now show up to 10 screenshots per device on their App Store product page

Apple has upped the screenshot limits for developers today, as announced on the Apple Developer News blog. Apps can now have up to 10 screenshots per device form factor, increased from the previous limit of 5 per device. This change … Continue reading

October 3, 2017
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Nike+ Run Club app updated with new Apple Watch Nike+ features ahead of device launch

In preparation of this week’s release of the Nike+ version of Apple Watch Series 3, Nike on Monday updated its Nike+ Run Club app with a new Audio Guided Runs feature, a social networking function called Cheers and other features … Continue reading

September 3, 2017
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Apple HomePod generates tones for device pairing, setup

When Apple’s HomePod launches later this year, users will be able to take advantage of an automated pairing and setup process triggered by a special tone generated by the speaker and subsequently detected by a host iPhone. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

August 6, 2017
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Face ID on the iPhone 8 may work even when the device is laying flat…

Earlier today, developers uncovered the latest piece of information in the HomePod’s firmware: a potential upcoming Apple TV model with 4K support and more. Now, iHelp highlights yet another new iPhone 8 detail from the HomePod firmware, this time related … Continue reading

June 30, 2017
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A10X Fusion chip in new iPad Pro first consumer device built on TSMC’s 10nm process

Third party analysts have examined the A10X Fusion processor found in the new iPad Pro, and it has been confirmed to be the first chip in a device using TMSC’s FinFET 10nm chip fabrication process. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

June 29, 2017
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Apple device owners unable to restore from backup as iCloud outage continues

An unspecified service outage that has been ongoing for nearly 36 hours is impacting a small percentage of Apple customers attempting to use iCloud Backup, prohibiting them from creating new backups or restore from previous saves. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

March 27, 2017
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T-Mobile adds iPhone AppleCare+ services to Jump, Premium Device Protection add-on plans

T-Mobile has added AppleCare services to members subscribing to its extra-cost Premium Device Protection or Jump upgrade programs, allowing for $ 29 screen repairs. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 28, 2017
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Apple honored with Louis Braille Award for efforts in device accessibility

The Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired on Friday featured Apple as a corporate honoree at the 57th annual Louis Braille Awards, a ceremony that recognizes those who contribute to the blind and visually impaired community. AppleInsider – … Continue reading

January 24, 2017
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Apple Again Seeks FCC Approval for Mysterious ‘Wireless Device’ With Bluetooth and NFC

For all of its devices that use communications technologies like Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and NFC, Apple has to submit them to the United States Federal Communications Commission for approval, and the filings, though restricted, occasionally give hints as to what Apple … Continue reading

August 9, 2016
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Vague report claims Apple working on ‘killer device’ in health field to be launched next year

A rather vague Chinese report claims that Apple is working on a new ‘killer device’ in the health field, due to be released next year. The somewhat hyperbolic piece in the Economic Daily News also claims that new health-sensing tech will be … Continue reading

July 9, 2016
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iOS Device Ransom Attacks Continue to Target Users in U.S. and Europe

A few years ago, a number of users in Australia were victimized by attackers remotely locking iPhones, iPads, and Macs using Find My iPhone on iCloud. Compromised devices typically displayed Russian ransom messages demanding payments of around $50 to $100 … Continue reading