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Apple's latest iOS 9.3 update 'bricks' some older iPads, making them unusable

03/22/2016, 10:03 pm

It seems the release of Apple's feature-packed iOS 9.3 update is not going over well with some users, as a small contingent of iPad owners are complaining of "bricked" hardware after attempting over-the-air and iTunes upgrades.

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Google reportedly developing iOS soft keyboard with search functions

03/22/2016, 07:03 pm

Google might soon make its way into a feature of iOS used by millions of people everyday, as the Internet search giant is supposedly crafting a third-party keyboard with gesture-based input and built-in Web search functionality.

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Why Apple's Night Shift in iOS 9.3 will help you get a better night's sleep

03/22/2016, 10:03 am

It's easy to dismiss Apple's new Night Shift mode -- introduced in iOS 9.3 -- as a gimmicky bolt-on, but it's actually a helpful feature rooted in years of sleep science.

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Apple releases iOS 9.3 with Night Shift, secure Notes, fix for iMessage security hole

03/21/2016, 03:03 pm

After seven beta releases, iOS 9.3 is now available to download by members of the public, bringing the new easy-on-the-eyes Night Shift mode, Touch ID integration with the Notes app, new iPhone 6s 3D Touch functions, and much more.

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Researchers, Apple collaborate to fix iMessage security hole with today's release of iOS 9.3

03/21/2016, 08:03 am

A bug has been discovered in Apple's iMessage encryption by security researchers at Johns Hopkins University, who have collaborated with the company to help patch the issue in the upcoming iOS 9.3 software update, set to be released to the public today.

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'AceDeceiver' malware secretly installs malicious apps onto iOS devices

03/16/2016, 04:03 pm

A new form of iOS malware, nicknamed "AceDeceiver," can infect people without relying on an enterprise certificate or attacking jailbroken devices, security firm Palo Alto Networks revealed on Wednesday.

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

03/15/2016, 09:03 pm

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.

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Apple News to open to all publishers this week, get public reader metrics by mid-2016

03/15/2016, 03:03 pm

Apple is opening the iOS 9 News app to all publishers this week, potentially greatly increasing the amount of content on the service, the company revealed on Tuesday.

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Apple outlines News app ads, includes 'native ads' that display directly in content feeds

03/14/2016, 06:03 pm

Apple is preparing to expand its content-aggregating News app to support advanced advertising assets, with some specifications allowing for so-called "native ads" that appear in users' feeds inline with regular articles.

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Apple releases seventh iOS 9.3 beta to developers and public beta testers

03/14/2016, 06:03 pm

Continuing a weekly rollout of iOS 9.3 beta builds, Apple on Monday seeded the seventh version of its forthcoming mobile operating system with Night Shift mode, secure Notes and more to developers and public testers.

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DJI-Apple partnership leads to Phantom 4 drone training sessions inside Apple Stores

03/11/2016, 02:03 pm

To prepare for the upcoming launch of the Phantom 4 flying camera drone, representatives from DJI have visited select Apple retail stores and given hands-on training sessions to the company's employees.

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How to securely back up your iPhone or iPad with encryption via iTunes

03/09/2016, 10:03 am

In light of Apple's encryption fight, it's been noted the company can decrypt some data from an iCloud backup. Knowing this, security-conscious users may opt instead for locally-stored encrypted backups of their iPhone and iPad -- a simple process through iTunes on both Mac and PC.

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Just in time for SXSW, Apple Maps transit directions launch in Austin

03/08/2016, 12:03 pm

Days before the South by Southwest festival is set to kick off, Apple Maps has added public transit information to the host town of Austin, Tex., benefitting the tens of thousands who will descend upon the city.

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Apple activates weekly App Analytics emails for devs, admits screen color management app onto iOS App Store [u]

03/07/2016, 10:03 pm

Apple on Monday announced a new iTunes Connect feature that lets developers opt in to weekly App Analytics updates via email, while approving screen temperature and brightness management app FlexBright for iOS App Store sale.

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The best Apple-approved HomeKit smart home accessories you can buy right now

03/07/2016, 11:03 am

Apple's HomeKit framework provides developers with a platform to build hardware and software solutions that make controlling your home easy and secure - and these must-have HomeKit-enabled accessories do just that.

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Craig Federighi: Security is an endless race, but the FBI wants to roll it back to 2013

03/06/2016, 09:03 pm

Apple's head of software engineering Craig Federighi published an opinion in the Washington Post today that clarified the company's reasoning behind refusing to weaken its products to appease a very public demand from the FBI.

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Apple files formal objection in San Bernardino case, submits New York decision as backup

03/02/2016, 10:03 am

Apple this week made a pair of moves designed to shore up its legal footing in the ongoing battle with the FBI, formally objecting to the Central District of California's order to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone and bringing that court's attention to the pro-Apple decision handed down in New York on Monday.

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First look: DJI's Phantom 4 drone leverages Apple devices for new advanced autopilot modes

03/01/2016, 03:03 pm

DJI's new Phantom 4 flying camera offers the ability to take human piloting out of the equation entirely, allowing users to select a person, object, animal or otherwise on their iPhone or iPad, and have the drone automatically follow and film while avoiding obstacles.

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Apple seeds fifth public & developer betas of iOS 9.3, new developer betas of tvOS 9.2 and watchOS 2.2

03/01/2016, 02:03 pm

In tandem with a new beta of OS X 10.11.4, Apple on Tuesday released fifth betas of iOS 9.3, tvOS 9.2, and watchOS 2.2, with the iOS 9.3 code including a version for public beta testers.

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iOS 9.3 will let IT managers define home screen layout, hide and blacklist apps

03/01/2016, 12:03 pm

For businesses and other organizations, Apple's forthcoming iOS 9.3 update will let them lock the layout of a device's home screen -- and exert more control over apps in general.

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