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Adobe updates Camera Raw and Lightroom, adding GPU acceleration

08/13/2019, 10:08 am

Adobe has released a slew of updates to Camera Raw and Lightroom Classic, all focused on on improving performance and workflow.

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Apple's iOS Contacts app claimed to be vulnerable to SQLite hack

08/10/2019, 05:08 pm

Researchers at security conference Def Con 2019 demonstrated a method of exploiting regular database searches to produce malicious results, and used Apple's standard iOS Contacts app to prove it.

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Sony debuts CarPlay-compatible infotainment unit with 8.95-inch screen

08/09/2019, 12:08 pm

Sony has launched a range new in-car entertainment systems, headed up by the XAV-AX8000 sporting a giant 8.95-inch display and compatibility with Apple's CarPlay, along with other more compact models that include Siri Eyes Free support.

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Apple asks court to reconsider denial of $439M VirnetX lawsuit rehearing

08/09/2019, 08:08 am

Apple has asked the Federal U.S. Court of Appeals to hold another hearing for its case against VirnetX, insisting last week's failed attempt to get an en banc hearing should have been allowed due to the same court invalidating some of VirnetX's patent claims just minutes beforehand.

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Apple's expanded bug bounty program covers all operating systems, payouts up to $1M, special iPhones, more

08/08/2019, 04:08 pm

Apple is opening its bug bounty program to cover all of its operating systems, with the company expanding and improving the scheme to pay researchers for finding bugs in macOS, watchOS, tvOS, iPadOS, and iCloud, along with the current payouts for iOS issues. Also new are special iPhones that will help select researchers surface vulnerabilities.

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iOS 12 now installed on 88 percent of compatible devices

08/08/2019, 08:08 am

Updated adoption statistics released by Apple show that iOS 12 adoption rates have reached 88 percent on compatible devices, a month before iOS 13 is set to release.

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New 'Service' battery message in iOS pushes consumers toward official replacement

08/07/2019, 10:08 pm

When installing a third-party battery, or a genuine replacement, outside of Apple's authorized repair network, the latest version of iOS displays a new "Service" battery message in the Settings menu that suggests the cell has an undiagnosed problem, disallowing users from accessing Battery Health information.

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Everything new in iOS 13 beta 6

08/07/2019, 04:08 pm

Developer beta 6 of iOS 13 has been released. Here are all the changes found this time around including tweaks to folders, Control Center, and more.

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First class action suit alleging damages from Siri recordings filed

08/07/2019, 04:08 pm

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple in regards to Siri quality control program recordings, alleging that the filer who may or may not have been recorded has been damaged by Apple's doing so, and that Apple never disclosed that recordings may be retained.

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Apple releases sixth developer betas of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6 & tvOS 13

08/07/2019, 01:08 pm

Apple is on its sixth round of developer betas for its milestone operating system releases, this time with the sixth beta builds of iOS 13, iPadOS 13, watchOS 6, and tvOS 13.

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Changes in iOS 13 may force major redesign of VoIP apps

08/06/2019, 03:08 pm

Major messaging app services that offer calls, such as Facebook's Messenger and WhatsApp, will have to make major changes to their code base to work properly in iOS 13, a report claims, due to fears from Apple that existing methods used by the apps could be used for data collection purposes.

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Editorial: A record $4.3B R&D spend proves Apple is building for the future

08/06/2019, 10:08 am

Apple's reported operational expenses for research and development in the June quarter hit a new all-time high of $4.257 billion, well over twice the quarterly spending it reported in 2015. Apple's aggressive expansion demonstrates the company is building for the future even as its rivals retreat from tablets and smartwatches and fail to keep pace with Apple's aggressive OS updates and custom silicon work.

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Indie game 'Journey' hits the App Store with no fanfare

08/06/2019, 10:08 am

Thatgamecompany has released "Journey" to the iOS App Store with no pre-hype, giving iPhone owners a chance to play the 2012 indie hit.

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Apple to reportedly provide 'dev device' iPhones for bug hunting, introduce Mac bounty

08/05/2019, 10:08 pm

Apple will furnish vetted security researchers special iPhone variants in efforts to suss out hardware and software vulnerabilities, according to a report on Monday that also claims the company intends to institute an official bug bounty program for Mac in the coming weeks.

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Apple business solutions: Luxer One parcel lockers

08/05/2019, 02:08 pm

In this new series we're going to take a look at companies that have integrated Apple products into their companies in interesting or useful ways. First up -- the Luxer One parcel lockers, which are a solution to the problem of secure package delivery in dense residential areas.

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Mixer vaults to top of App Store because of 'Ninja' switch from Twitch

08/03/2019, 08:08 am

Mixer, Microsoft's game-centric live streaming service, saw a surge of popularity that sent it to the top of the App Store charts on Friday, driven by the news celebrity streamer 'Ninja' will be moving over to it exclusively from market leader Twitch.

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How to delete all of the Siri recordings that Apple may have of you on Mac or iOS

08/02/2019, 09:08 am

There is a way to delete the anonymized Siri recordings that Apple may have on file for you, but there are some consequences for doing so.

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Apple vs. VirnetX legal battle still raging over $439.8 million FaceTime ruling

08/02/2019, 06:08 am

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has issued two decisions against Apple and in favor of VirnetX, leaving Apple on the hook for $439.8 million in damages.

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Apple's Podcasts app introduces new content categories

08/01/2019, 10:08 pm

As promised by at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in June, the company on Thursday began rolling out new categories in its Podcasts app to help listeners browse through and find new content.

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AppleInsider is growing, are you a good fit for our team?

08/01/2019, 03:08 pm

AppleInsider is looking for passionate, energetic journalists with the determination to build and break influential stories on all things Apple.

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