This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about the new MacBook Pro that look set for this year. There's also FaceTime altering your eyes, and just what it means to us when companies take their manufacturing to countries other than China.
Apple's subtly flattering new FaceTime feature in iOS 13 beta 3 corrects the appearance of your attention so that you appear focused on your caller — as if perfectly staring at the camera — even when you're looking at the screen. The magic behind it has incrementally developed across years of evolving software and hardware advancements, offering some interesting insight into how Apple uniquely charts out the future with its products.
In the latest iOS 13 beta, Apple is leaning into its augmented reality prowess to fix a common eye contact issue had during FaceTime calls. AppleInsider goes hands on and dives into the new feature to find out how it works.
Apple is continuing its attempts to get out of paying VirnetX $439 million after being declared to have infringed on the firm's patents, with the iPhone producer urging the federal court circuit to reconsider the verdict just weeks after the federal U.S. Court of Appeals denied Apple's appeal over the verdict.
Apple's patch to close an exploit in Group FaceTime is only partially successful, as some users are reporting the service is preventing them from adding more contacts to a FaceTime call that is already in progress, an issue that Apple seemingly knows about.
Paying people when they report serious security issues with macOS and iOS is a good idea but two years on, it's still only done in a half-hearted, miserly way. That's damaging for Apple and it's damaging for us.
Apple has confirmed it is going to reward the 14-year-old who discovered the Group FaceTime surveillance exploit, providing the family with compensation for finding the bug as well as helping towards the teenager's future education costs.
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives called on Apple CEO Tim Cook to answer questions about the company's FaceTime fiasco on Tuesday, saying they were "deeply troubled" by press reports detailing how long it took the company to address what is characterized as a privacy violation.
Apple is facing a lawsuit related to a software flaw that allowed interlopers to eavesdrop on Group FaceTime calls, with the suit arriving less than 24 hours after news of the bug was circulated by mainstream media.
Apple may have known about the Group FaceTime privacy bug a week before the company disabled the feature, with one Twitter user claiming to have informed Apple of the issue discovered by their child the previous Monday.
After the discovery of a bug in FaceTime that allows callers to listen in on a recipient's device, even if they don't pick up, Apple late Monday notified users that the service has been temporarily disabled.
A lawsuit claiming Apple was responsible for the death of a passenger in car crash has been dismissed by an appeals court, confirming an earlier ruling that it wasn't the company's fault the accident was caused by a driver using FaceTime.