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iOS 14 leaks are proof why there should never be an encryption backdoor

03/10/2020, 03:03 pm

There is nobody keener than an Apple fan to take a leaked version of iOS, pore over it in depth, and find out all its hidden secrets -- except one. Even more motivated and determined than even the greatest Apple spelunker, is the criminal, the terrorist, the bad actor -- and they absolutely shouldn't be given the chance to do so with an encryption backdoor of any sort.


OWC ThunderBay 8 offers up to 128TB of storage on Thunderbolt 3

03/10/2020, 03:03 pm

Mac upgrade specialist OWC has made its ThunderBay 8 Thunderbolt 3-equipped storage appliance available to purchase, giving those with high storage capacity needs a desk-based and compact solution to the problem.


Irish Apple HQ employee contracts coronavirus

03/10/2020, 08:03 am

A worker at Apple's European headquarters in Cork, Ireland has reportedly been tested positive for the coronavirus, a medical situation that has prompted the iPhone maker to perform a deep clean of the offices and to warn employees to self-isolate.


Apple expands store closures in Italy amid coronavirus fears

03/09/2020, 09:03 pm

Hours after canceling Today at Apple sessions across Italy, Apple on Monday announced a number of its stores in the country will see reduced operating hours or closures to help mitigate the impact of the new coronavirus.


Apple removed Sensor Tower VPN, ad-blocking apps for gathering user data

03/09/2020, 08:03 pm

Apple recently removed an ad-blocking app owned by Sensor Tower after an investigation found the analytics firm to be secretly collecting user data through a variety of iOS and Android apps.


Apple to give retail, hourly workers with coronavirus symptoms unlimited sick leave

03/09/2020, 07:03 pm

As part of continuing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, Apple is offering hourly workers and retail employees unlimited sick leave if they exhibit symptoms of the virus, according to a report on Monday.


Apple, Spotify and others accused of music industry 'conspiracy'

03/09/2020, 05:03 pm

A new antitrust lawsuit filed Monday claims that Apple and a slew of other companies in the music streaming industry have built out an illegal buyer's "conspiracy" to block out licensing competition.


Apple cancels 'Today at Apple' sessions in US coronavirus hotspots

03/09/2020, 03:03 pm

In an effort to help control the spread of coronavirus, Apple has canceled all of its upcoming "Today at Apple" sessions in the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle.


How to disinfect iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and AirPods, during the coronavirus outbreak

03/09/2020, 12:03 pm

It's all very well saying we should protect ourselves from the coronavirus by not shaking hands. But a lot of us work where we are sharing iPads, we're hot-desking at Macs, and some of us are even letting partners borrow our AirPods. Here's how to be sure you're safe.


Apple sold fewer than half a million iPhones in China in February

03/09/2020, 07:03 am

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in Apple selling 494,000 iPhones in China in February, around 60% fewer than in the same month in 2019.


Selected Apple Stores launch 'iPhone can do whaaaat?' display

03/09/2020, 06:03 am

Apple has added an interactive wall of 20 iPhones to certain Stores, each phone showing a different feature of the hardware and of iOS.


How to see battery charge percent on your iPhone

03/07/2020, 02:03 pm

To make space for the Face ID notch, Apple took away the old battery percent number from the iPhone's home screen. But there are still many ways to get this useful information when you need it.


Apple proposes Cupertino employees work from home during coronavirus outbreak

03/06/2020, 02:03 pm

Employees at Apple's California campuses are told to work from home as an "extra precaution" during the ongoing outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus.


How to work from home during the coronavirus outbreak

03/06/2020, 01:03 pm

Here's exactly what to do of you're required to work from home while the coronavirus outbreak continues. If you make key preparations, you may never want to go back to the office.


Apple teases 'Home Before Dark' with new trailer on YouTube

03/06/2020, 12:03 pm

The trailer for the new Apple TV+ show 'Home Before Dark' follows a nine-year-old investigative journalist as she digs into her father's past, and is inspired by a true story.


Apple Buyer's Guide - which MacBook Pro or MacBook Air should you buy in March 2020?

03/06/2020, 11:03 am

They're Apple's most popular Macs, but the MacBook range has seen upheaval, and it doesn't look as if that's going to stop any time soon. Even as new machines are rumored, here's how to pick the best MacBook Pro or MacBook Air for you in our March Apple Buyer's Guide.


Sonos ends 'Recycle Mode' for legacy products after consumer backlash

03/06/2020, 08:03 am

Sonos' Trade Up program will continue to offer discounts to customers with older wireless speakers from the company, but won't require customers to brick their products to participate.


Apple cancels 'Today at Apple' in Italy over coronavirus concerns

03/06/2020, 07:03 am

Apple is taking action in Italy to help contain the coronavirus, and this week canceled all "Today at Apple" sessions across the country until March 19.


WWDC in jeopardy as Santa Clara issues new coronavirus guidance for tech giants

03/05/2020, 09:03 pm

The County of Santa Clara on Thursday issued guidance in the wake of newly discovered COVID-19 cases, urging employers in the region, including tech giants Apple and Google, to postpone or cancel mass gatherings.


Apple fails to invalidate Caltech patent tied to $1.1B lawsuit

03/05/2020, 07:03 pm

Apple's bid to invalidate a California Institute of Technology patent that lies at the heart of a $1.1 billion patent infringement verdict was quashed on Thursday, leaving the tech giant on the hook for $838 million.