Apple chipmaker recovers after malware attack

August 7, 2018

A Taiwanese company that makes chips for Apple’s iPhone is back in full production after being infected with malware at the weekend. The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) had to shut down parts of its factories. It said the attack had featured a “mutation” of the Wanna cry ransomware. The manufacturing giant denied that it […]

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Apple’s iPhone X selling as Q3 Services Revenue Soars

August 1, 2018

The company also projected better than expected revenue in the fourth quarter, representative good times ahead for its new iPhones. People just kept scooping up Apple’s iPhone X. The company said on Tuesday it sold 41.3 million iPhones in its fiscal third quarter. That performance isn’t bad for a gadget that’s been on the market for […]

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Apple Macbook Pro bug patched, unleashing full-speed performance (updated)

July 25, 2018

The bug affected all new 2018 MacBook Pro laptops, but the MacOS update is already showing promising results. Apple has been catching heat over the performance of its new MacBook Pro laptops, but the company is hoping its new software update will help cool off outraged power users. Following reports of heat issues leading to throttled […]

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Apple files petitions in US Patent office challenging four of Qualcomm’s patents

July 24, 2018

Apple Inc filed petitions challenging four Qualcomm Inc patents Thursday, dragging the US Patent and Trademark Office into a long-running licensing dispute that already spans the globe. The two are locked in a bitter fight over the amount of royalties Apple’s suppliers should pay to use Qualcomm’s technology on telecommunications. Billions of dollars are at stake. […]

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Apple to undercut popular law-enforcement tool for cracking iPhones

June 14, 2018

The company told Reuters it was aiming to protect customers in countries where police seize phones at will and all users from the risk that the attack technique will leak to spies and criminals. The privacy standard-bearer of the tech industry said it will change the default settings in the iPhone operating system to cut […]

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iPhone users complain of fast battery drain after iOS 11.4 update

June 13, 2018

Several iPhone users expressed their problems and some posted solutions on the Apple forum. Apparently, many have rolled back to the previous version of iOS. Last month, Apple released the stable version of its iOS 11.4 with support for HomePod stereo pairs and wireless multi-room audio system using AirPlay 2. Bug fixes and improvements came in tow, […]

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Apple’s App Store bans on-device cryptocurrency mining on iOS and macOS

June 12, 2018

Apple has explicitly banned apps that mine cryptocurrency on its devices, according to newly updated Review Guidelines for the App Store. The new ban extends to all Apple platforms. In March, Apple removed Calendar 2 from the Mac App Store after the app began mining cryptocurrency on people’s devices in exchange for premium features. It was Apple’s first move […]

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Apple faces $200,000 lawsuit for stealing ‘Shortcuts’ app icon

June 9, 2018

The company that has sued Apple for $200,000 goes by the name Shift, and both the startup and the Apple Shortcuts app seems to have the same logos that are stylized versions of the alphabet letter ‘S’. Apple just introduced the new Siri Shortcuts application during the WWDC 2018 keynote and while it will be […]

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All the new software features that Apple announced during WWDC 2018

June 7, 2018

The Worldwide Developers Conference 2018 is underway, and Apple crammed a whole host of announcements into the opening keynote. Its engineers have spent the last year busy on a stack of improvements for iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, and we’ve got a full rundown for you here. Developers can get their hands on beta versions […]

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Apple to debut phone-to-phone augmented reality, claim sources

June 4, 2018

Apple Inc next week will debut tools to let two iPhone users share augmented reality while limiting the personal data sent to its servers, two people familiar with the matter said this week. Augmented reality (AR) allows viewers to see virtual structures superimposed on their surroundings via their smartphones or other devices. It is the technology […]

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