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December 2, 2017
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Apple software sees disastrous, embarrassing week with iOS springboard crash, macOS root user security flaw

Apple, a company that prides itself on customer experience, just had one of its worst customer-facing weeks in history, with a major security flaw on macOS High Sierra and a bug in iOS that rendered some iPhones essentially unusable. It … Continue reading

August 18, 2017
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‘SOS’ feature in iOS 11 protects user data by forcing passcode entry, disabling Touch ID

Apple’s "SOS" feature in iOS 11 automatically disables Touch ID with a few quick presses of a device’s power button, a new function designed to greatly enhance user privacy in times of distress. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

January 27, 2017
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Comment: Going from a skeptic to an every day user with Apple Watch Series 2

Following the release of the Apple Watch Series 2, I wrote about my initial first impressions of the device. Essentially, I explained that the first-generation Apple Watch had never truly won me over. I often went through phases where I … Continue reading

March 16, 2016
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Instagram to optimize user feeds, show posts out of chronological order

Photo sharing service Instagram on Tuesday announced plans to apply an optimization algorithm to user feeds that, much like the system used by parent company Facebook, reorders posts based on a variety of performance metrics. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 14, 2015
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Ad business startup Drawbridge snags iAd Marketplace exec to bolster user tracking services

Former head of Apple’s iAd Marketplaces Winston Crawford left the company earlier in July to take on the role of COO at Drawbridge, a startup that provides advertisers with granular cross-platform user engagement statistics. AppleInsider – Frontpage News