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January 4, 2019
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PSA: iPad owners cannot restore iCloud backups from iPhones running iOS 12.1.2

Here’s an interesting little wriggle: Apple rushed out iOS 12.1.2 for iPhone users at the end of last year. However, it did not release a corresponding update for the iPad. This means that the rush of new iPad owners over … Continue reading

September 18, 2018
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New iPhones can conduct certain NFC transactions even when iOS is not running

The iPhone XS and XS Max, which ship this week, as well as the forthcoming iPhone XR support certain NFC card transactions even when iOS is not running and the host device is powered because it needs to be charged. … Continue reading

January 13, 2017
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New Swift project head Ted Kremenek said to be running the show behind the scenes for some time

Apple senior manager Ted Kremenek has been named as the new lead of the Swift development project, and has apparently been operating in that capacity for some time behind the scenes, according to outgoing head Chris Lattner. AppleInsider – Frontpage … Continue reading

November 11, 2016
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Safari running under macOS Sierra hacked at PWNFEST, giving root access

Security conference organizer Vangelis has tweeted that a joint team of Pangu and JH hackers have successfully claimed the maximum $ 100,000 prize on offer at the PWNFEST event for finding a Safari exploit that gave them root access on … Continue reading

September 13, 2016
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Running list of iMessage apps and extensions available ahead of iOS 10

Apple officially unleashed the iMessage App Store earlier this evening ahead of iOS 10’s rollout to the public tomorrow. A variety of long-time popular iOS apps have new iMessage apps and extensions. We covered the new iMessage app from lyric … Continue reading

August 23, 2016
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Nike+ Running rebrands, highlights tracking runs from watchOS ahead of GPS-equipped Apple Watch 2

Nike today announced that it is completely rebranding its popular Nike+ Running app. The app is now the “Nike+ Run Club” app, while today’s update also brings a host of performance, feature, visual, and stability improvements. more… Filed under: Apple … Continue reading

April 18, 2016
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Apple Reportedly Running Secret Car Lab in German Capital

Apple is operating a secret vehicle research and development lab in the heart of Berlin, claims a report published in a German news outlet this morning. According to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (also known as F.A.Z.), Apple’s clandestine facility employs between … Continue reading

July 22, 2015
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Apple Disables App Store Reviews From Devices Running iOS 9

Apple has quietly changed its App Store policies and is no longer permitting iOS devices running pre-release software to be used to write App Store reviews. When attempting to write a review from a device that has iOS 9 installed, … Continue reading