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July 11, 2019
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Apple disables Walkie-Talkie due to exploit that could allow someone to secretly listen in without consent

Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie service on Apple Watch this morning, due to an unknown exploit that could have allowed a stranger to eavesdrop the Apple Watch microphone without consent. Apple told TechCrunch it just became aware of the issue. … Continue reading

April 22, 2019
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Apps to help quit smoking or cope with depression share data without full disclosure, finds AMA

The American Medical Association (AMA) has found that most free apps designed to help people quit smoking, or cope with depression, are sharing data with Facebook or Google – and only a third of them properly disclosed that fact in … Continue reading

February 7, 2019
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Popular iOS apps use Glassbox SDK to record user screens without permission

A number of popular iOS apps paying data analytics services for so-called "session replay" technology have the ability to record and play back user interactions, often without asking permission, according to a new report. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 15, 2017
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T-Mobile announces throttling changes for ‘Mobile Without Borders’ feature

T-Mobile this week announced some changes to its “Mobile Without Borders” initiative. The changes bring a new 5GB data cap to users who are traveling to Canada and Mexico. Mobile Without Borders was originally introduced in 2015 as part of … Continue reading

October 14, 2017
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iOS 11 lets you turn off iPhone or iPad without the power button

Among the lesser known features included in Apple’s latest iOS 11 is a new software function that lets users turn off their device without touching a physical button, handy in the case of random hardware failures and other glitches. AppleInsider … Continue reading

August 22, 2017
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Videos in iOS 11 beta show alternate Control Center, app switcher gestures on iPhone without Touch ID

A pair of tutorial videos found in Apple’s latest iOS 11 beta release depict what appears to be an alternate Control Center interface and app switcher swipe gestures never before previewed. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 11, 2017
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Supposed ‘iPhone 8’ back panel without Touch ID resurfaces in new leak

A photograph posted to Chinese microblogging service Weibo claims to show a production glass panel back bound for Apple’s rumored "iPhone 8," with the alleged part lacking a cutout for a Touch ID fingerprint reader. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

February 14, 2017
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Apple patents screen tech capable of reading fingerprints without dedicated sensor

An Apple patent grant on Tuesday suggests the company is looking to leverage its LuxVue acquisition to integrate display technology capable of reading a user’s fingerprint without a dedicated sensor, a design feature rumored to see release with "iPhone 8." … Continue reading

December 31, 2016
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LG’s UltraFine 5K Display Is a Worthy Companion to the New MacBook Pro, Even Without Apple’s Looks

At Apple’s MacBook Pro media event back in October, the company unveiled a pair of LG-branded high-resolution displays it co-developed with the display manufacturer. The UltraFine 5K and 4K displays are optimized for the Mac with tight software integration, and … Continue reading

November 12, 2016
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Watch: Apple’s 2016 13″ MacBook Pro without Touch Bar vs. 2015 13″ MacBook Air

With the launch of its new 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar, and subsequent 11-inch MacBook Air discontinuation, Apple appears to be drawing down the thin-and-light series in favor of more affordable pro laptops. To see how this plays out … Continue reading

October 29, 2016
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Teardown Reveals New MacBook Pro Without Touch Bar Has Removable SSD

The new entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro without a Touch Bar has only been available for a day and just made its way into Apple retail stores, but OWC has already managed to take apart one of the machines to get … Continue reading

September 17, 2016
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iPhone 7’s new Home button is rendered useless without skin contact, spelling trouble for winter

One of the changes with the iPhone 7 that has earned mixed reactions thus far is the new Home button. No longer is the iPhone’s Home button an actual moving button. Instead, a Taptic Engine beneath the display provides the … Continue reading

August 17, 2016
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AT&T Introduces New Data Plans Without Overage Charges

AT&T has introduced new Mobile Share Advantage plans that eliminate data overage charges. Instead, after customers use all of their high-speed data amounts, all data usage will be reduced to a maximum of 128 kbps for the rest of their … Continue reading

April 25, 2016
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U.S. Drops New York Case Against Apple After Unlocking iPhone Without Assistance

The U.S. Justice Department dropped its fight to get Apple to help it unlock an iPhone in a New York drug case after someone provided the device’s passcode to authorities. In a letter to the judge, obtained by BuzzFeed News, prosecutors … Continue reading