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February 6, 2019
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Apple no longer signing iOS 12.1.1 and iOS 12.1.2 after iOS 12.1.3 release

Apple today has stopped signing iOS 12.1.2 and iOS 12.1.1, which means it is now longer possible to downgrade from iOS 12.1.3. Apple regularly stops signing older versions of iOS to ensures users stay on the most up-to-date builds for … Continue reading

August 15, 2017
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PSA: Thunderbolt 3 cables longer than 0.5m generally don’t support USB 3.1 speeds

USB-C is the future of computer connectivity, but there is a great deal of confusion over USB-C, Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and what any given cable with USB-C connectors is capable of. AppleInsider breaks it all down. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

February 25, 2017
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Apple shifts policy, says third-party screen repairs no longer void iPhone warranty

Apple is apparently changing its long-standing policy regarding third-party iPhone screen repairs. According to a memo sent to Apple retail employees, a customer having their device’s screen repaired by a third-party source no longer voids their warranty like it once did… … Continue reading

December 8, 2016
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Bluetooth 5 With 4x Longer Range and 2x Faster Speed is Officially Approved

The Bluetooth Special Interest Group today announced that the Bluetooth 5 standard has been officially adopted, which means manufacturers are now able to build it into their devices. The next-generation Bluetooth standard offers longer range, faster speed, a larger broadcast … Continue reading

August 5, 2016
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Apple Working on Wireless Earbuds With Custom Bluetooth Chip for Longer Battery Life

Apple is working on wire-free earbuds built around a custom Bluetooth radio chip that will result in a longer battery life than is possible with traditional Bluetooth chips, reports Forbes. Citing a source with knowledge of Apple’s plans, Forbes says … Continue reading