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iOS update restricts USB accessories to prevent cracking
iOS update restricts USB accessories to prevent cracking
Apple has pushed the latest iOS update, including USB restrictions aimed at countering accessories that can crack passcodes. Such USB accessories ...... 10 Jul 2018 - 3 comments
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
US Supreme Court to review App Store commissions litigation
The Supreme Court of the United States has agreed to take up a lawsuit against Apple relating to App Store commissions, at the request of the ...... 18 Jun 2018
Uber tracked iPhone serial numbers of customers
Uber tracked iPhone serial numbers of customers
The New York Times has revealed that the ride-hailing service tracked iPhones used by customers in a bid to tackle fraud. The idea was to ...... 25 Apr 2017
France probes Apple contracts with mobile providers
France probes Apple contracts with mobile providers
A French regulatory body is investigating conditions in Apple contracts with national mobile providers that sell its iPhones. DGCCRF is investigating ...... 26 Sep 2013
BMM lands on Android, iPhones this week
BMM lands on Android, iPhones this week
BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) will be available as a free download for both Android and iPhones this weekend. Once available exclusively on ...... 18 Sep 2013 - 4 comments
VIDEO: Microsoft Office arrives on iPhone, iPod touch
VIDEO: Microsoft Office arrives on iPhone, iPod touch
Microsoft has finally unveiled a long-awaited Microsoft Office app for iPhone, which lets Office 365 subscribers create and edit documents and ...... 15 Jun 2013 - 1 comment
Apple mulls iPhones with larger screens
Apple mulls iPhones with larger screens
A report suggests that Apple is thinking about following Samsung's lead and releasing iPhones with larger screens, as well as cheaper handsets. ...... 14 Jun 2013 - 6 comments
iPhones can be tricked into connecting to malicious Wi-Fi networks
iPhones can be tricked into connecting to malicious Wi-Fi networks
Researchers have detailed a weakness effecting some iPhone that can be exploited to force devices to connect to malicious Wi-Fi networks. ...... 14 Jun 2013 - 2 comments
Malicious charger can hijack iPhones
Malicious charger can hijack iPhones
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a bogus charger for Apple's iPhones that can infect it with malicious software ...... 05 Jun 2013 - 4 comments
NYPD creates dedicated team to catch iPhone, iPad thieves
NYPD creates dedicated team to catch iPhone, iPad thieves
The theft of Apple portable devices has become so widespread in New York City that the NYPD has created a dedicated team to catch the thieves. ...... 23 Feb 2013 - 4 comments
Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 to fix bugs
Apple releases iOS 6.1.2 to fix bugs
Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 for iPhones, iPads and iPod touch to fix a couple of bugs reported in iOS 6.1. It had previously released iOS ...... 20 Feb 2013
Apple to release iOS 6.1.2 next week to fix security flaw
Apple to release iOS 6.1.2 next week to fix security flaw
Apple is reportedly preparing to release iOS 6.1.2 early next week to fix a security flaw that allows an attacker to bypass the pass code easily. ...... 17 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Apple loses 'iPhone' case in Brazil
Apple loses 'iPhone' case in Brazil
Apple does not have exclusive rights to the 'iPhone' trademark in Brazil, it has been ruled. Gradiente Eletronica registered the iPhone trademark ...... 13 Feb 2013 - 4 comments
Report: Almost 25 percent of iPhones have cracked screen
Report: Almost 25 percent of iPhones have cracked screen
According to smartphone insurance site MobileInsurance.co.uk, 23 percent of all iPhones have cracked or smashed screens. Owners were asked ...... 09 Feb 2013 - 15 comments
Jailbreak iOS 6.x with evasi0n - supports iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini
Jailbreak iOS 6.x with evasi0n - supports iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and iPad Mini
Team evad3rs bring untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.0 through 6.1. The evasi0n tool was released today, with support for iPhone, iPod touch, ...... 04 Feb 2013 - 32 comments
Apple releases iOS 6.1
Apple releases iOS 6.1
Apple has released their next major update for iOS today, version 6.1. The update is available to iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and Apple TV ...... 29 Jan 2013 - 4 comments
Apple's stock gets demolished following earnings
Apple's stock gets demolished following earnings
Apple reported its quarterly earnings today, and shareholders took a beating for it. The company beat analyst estimates for earnings per ...... 24 Jan 2013 - 36 comments
Analyst: Apple shipped 52 million iPhones last quarter
Analyst: Apple shipped 52 million iPhones last quarter
According to Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities, Apple is preparing to announce a massive fourth quarter. The analyst says the company shipped ...... 17 Jan 2013
Paper retracts story that claimed Apple denied cheaper iPhone coming
Paper retracts story that claimed Apple denied cheaper iPhone coming
Over the past week, the rumor mill has been in full swing that Apple is preparing a cheaper iPhone for the emerging markets. On Thursday, ...... 12 Jan 2013 - 1 comment
Report: The rumored cheaper iPhone coming this year
Report: The rumored cheaper iPhone coming this year
According to a new Bloomberg report, Apple has plans to sell a low-end iPhone by the end of the year. The smaller and cheaper device will ...... 10 Jan 2013 - 11 comments
iPad Mini seeing strong demand in China
iPad Mini seeing strong demand in China
According to Topeka Capital analyst Brian White, iPad Mini demand is off the charts in China. Apple launched the tablet recently via a "soft" launch. ...... 30 Dec 2012
Apple tops 50 percent share in the U.S. in latest quarter
Apple tops 50 percent share in the U.S. in latest quarter
According to recent figures from Kantar, Apple managed to see its highest ever smartphone market share in the U.S. For the quarter ended ...... 23 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Google Maps for iOS downloaded 10 million times in two days
Google Maps for iOS downloaded 10 million times in two days
Google has announced that its newly released Google Maps for iOS was downloaded over 10 million times in just 48 hours after release. The ...... 18 Dec 2012 - 9 comments
Google Maps for iPhone quickly becomes top app in App Store
Google Maps for iPhone quickly becomes top app in App Store
Just hours after being released for iOS, Google's new Maps app has become the most downloaded application in the App Store. The free app ...... 13 Dec 2012 - 7 comments
T-Mobile USA getting iPhone next year
T-Mobile USA getting iPhone next year
According to an investor note by T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom, it appears T-Mobile USA will get the iPhone starting next year. T-Mobile, ...... 08 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Merrill Lynch: T-Mobile USA to get iPhone next week
Merrill Lynch: T-Mobile USA to get iPhone next week
Investment bank Merrill Lynch has fueled the rumor fire today, claiming T-Mobile USA will get the iPhone next week during analysts day on Friday. ...... 30 Nov 2012 - 6 comments
T-Mobile: Having iPhone not worth all the sacrifices
T-Mobile: Having iPhone not worth all the sacrifices
Adding the iPhone to their device portfolio would force the carrier to make major sacrifices, says a T-Mobile executive. Having the iPhone ...... 22 Nov 2012 - 10 comments
Siri stops pimping in China, following outcries
Siri stops pimping in China, following outcries
Siri cleans up its act in China. Chinese mobile users were shocked (or thrilled) that the iPhone's Siri mobile assistant was something of ...... 31 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
Sprint posts better earnings
Sprint posts better earnings
According to Sprint's latest quarterly earnings report, earnings improved although the company did post a large loss. The company saw a net ...... 26 Oct 2012 - 1 comment
AT&T sold a lot more iPhone 5s than Verizon
AT&T sold a lot more iPhone 5s than Verizon
Following both company's earnings reports, it has become clear that AT&T has sold a lot more iPhone 5 than rival Verizon has, so far. For ...... 25 Oct 2012 - 7 comments
Apple fires infamous iOS hacker Comex
Apple fires infamous iOS hacker Comex
Nicholas Allegra, the infamous "Comex," has been terminated after his quick employment at Apple. The 20-year old Brown University student, ...... 19 Oct 2012 - 2 comments
RIM has another service disruption on iPhone launch date
RIM has another service disruption on iPhone launch date
RIM saw another major service disruption today, although this time it was contained to Europe and Africa. Users with Vodafone as a carrier ...... 22 Sep 2012
Mapping the mobile landscape: What's growing on the Apple tree?
Mapping the mobile landscape: What's growing on the Apple tree?
The end of the year is drawing closer, accompanied as always by the Christmas shopping season. In addition to the millions of tablets and smartphones ...... 21 Sep 2012 - 3 comments
Report: Apple slashes memory chip order to Samsung
Report: Apple slashes memory chip order to Samsung
According to Reuters, Apple has reduced its memory chip order from rival Samsung for the upcoming iPhone 5. Samsung is Apple's core supplier, ...... 09 Sep 2012 - 6 comments
Apple buying back iPhones before new phone launch
Apple buying back iPhones before new phone launch
Apple has started a new Reuse and Recycle program, allowing Apple fans to trade in their existing iPhones for cash. All iPhones are eligible ...... 31 Aug 2012 - 17 comments
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