Apple defends decision to allow Infowars in the App Store, saying it supports ‘all points of view’

After removing five Infowars podcasts earlier this week, Apple announced in a statement today that the Infowars application itself will remain available on the App Store for the time being. The statement, obtained by BuzzFeed News, explains that Apple supports “all points of view” being represented on the App Store… more… 9to5Mac

How to view AirPods hardware details, check and update firmware [Video]

Last week, Apple silently updated its completely wireless AirPods earbuds to version 3.5.1. The move came as a surprise to many as Apple hadn’t made it explicitly clear that the AirPods were capable of receiving firmware updates. Nevertheless, read on for how to check the firmware of your AirPods and update it… more… Filed under: […]

How to add or disable Touch ID fingerprints, Apple Pay cards & view transaction history on MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar is the first of Apple’s Macs to include a Touch ID sensor built-in for Apple Pay, unlocking the Mac with your fingerprint, and authentication purposes in third-party apps. Other Macs can use Apple Pay, but they need to use a nearby iPhone or Apple Watch to authenticate and […]

President Obama: ‘You Cannot Take an Absolutist View’ on Encryption Issue

United States President Barack Obama today spoke with Texas Tribune editor Evan Smith at South by Southwest (SXSW), where he indirectly addressed Apple’s dispute with the FBI. While Obama said he could not comment specifically on the ongoing encryption battle between the two, he spoke on larger issues of privacy and security. Obama cautioned against […]

President Obama cautions against taking ‘absolutist view’ on encryption in Apple/FBI case [Video]

The latest to speak out on the Apple and FBI controversy is none other than President Obama who earlier today attended a talk at South by Southwest Interactive. While the talk was about “civic engagement in the 21st Century,” the conversation not surprisingly turned to the government’s role in the Apple and FBI controversy in the San […]