HomeKit flaw in iOS 11.2 allowed remote access to smart devices, temporary fix already in place

Apple’s software woes continued this week with the publication of a HomeKit flaw that allowed remote access to smart home devices like locks and lights. The company has since issued a temporary patch by disabling remote access to shared users, and plans to permanently plug the hole in a software update next week. AppleInsider – […]

Apple’s Fifth Avenue temporary store in NYC still drawing massive traffic next to construction site

Apple has pulled the glass completely off the underground venue for the New York City Fifth Avenue Store and opened up a temporary location right next door. AppleInsider visits the construction site, and the temporary store. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

Apple’s Iconic Fifth Avenue Store Moving to Temporary Location on January 20 During Renovations

In June 2015 it was reported that Apple would renovate¬†its iconic Fifth Avenue retail store, temporarily relocating its operations to the vacated FAO Schwarz toy store in the General Motors Building.¬†A MacRumors reader spotted a new sign in front of the iconic store that reveals the relocation will happen on January 20. FAO Schwarz vacated […]

Apple Offers a Temporary Workaround if the Home Button Fails on an iPhone 7

With the introduction of the iPhone 7, Apple did away with the classic click-mechanism home button in favor of a “solid-state” pressure sensitive one that uses haptic feedback to mimic traditional button presses. The programming that controls the Taptic Engine-powered feedback is deeply integrated into iOS 10, so much so that it appears Apple’s latest […]