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Topic: iPhone

White-hat hacker demonstrates malicious Lightning cable with built-in Wi-Fi

02/14/2019, 10:02 am

Illustrating the potential threat from untrusted accessories, a hacker has developed a proof-of-concept Lightning cable with a hidden Wi-Fi chip that could allow parties to seize control of a Mac.

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US Army wants Steve Jobs-like iPhone-style design process for next-generation rifles

02/14/2019, 07:02 am

The U.S. Army has compared the production of future weaponry to Apple's creation of the iPhone as it searches for a contractor to design and produce next-generation rifles, with the hope the next gun created for the military will produce a similar level of revolution to "small arms."

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Review: Mophie Juice Pack Access keeps your iPhone running wirelessly

02/13/2019, 02:02 pm

Apple's got their own Smart Case for the iPhone, but long-time iPhone life-extender Mophie does as well. AppleInsider pushes our iPhone battery to the limit to review the Mophie Juice Pack Access battery case.

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Second report backs Czech Apple Pay launch on Feb. 19

02/13/2019, 11:02 am

Apple Pay will launch in the Czech Republic at 6 a.m. local time on Feb. 19, a local report said on Wednesday.

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'Fire Emblem Heroes' passes $500M, crushes Nintendo's other smartphone games

02/13/2019, 10:02 am

Nintendo's most successful smartphone game to date is "Fire Emblem Heroes," reaping over $500 million and brushing away all of the company's other properties like "Super Mario Run" and "Animal Crossing."

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Apple's Tim Cook will 'take a look' at controversial Saudi app used to track women

02/13/2019, 08:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook has promised his company will "take a look" at Absher, a Saudi government app with a feature letting men control the travel of their wives and daughters.

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Porn and gambling apps abuse Apple's Enterprise Certificates process to avoid App Store rules

02/12/2019, 12:02 pm

Major tech companies like Facebook and Google are not the only ones taking advantage of Apple's Enterprise Certificate program, as a report has discovered apps dedicated to pornography and gambling are using the system to bypass Apple's App Store content guidelines.

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US Senator demands Apple & Google pull app used by Saudis to oppress women

02/12/2019, 12:02 pm

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has issued a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, calling on the pair to pull an app used to track the movements of Saudi women.

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Review: Kanex GoPower is a compact way to charge three devices

02/12/2019, 09:02 am

The Kanex GoPower Watch Stand with Wireless Charging Base is an Apple-certified Apple Watch charging puck positioned above a round wireless charging pad for your iPhone or other Qi-enabled devices, and we've got one.

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Apple supplier Japan Display gets $723M bailout amid weakening iPhone sales

02/12/2019, 08:02 am

One of Apple's key suppliers, Japan Display, is getting a bailout of 60 to 80 billion yen -- up to $723 million -- as it copes with soft iPhone demand and competition from Chinese panel makers.

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'AirPods 2' may not launch until the fall, Wireless Charging case coming sooner

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

More rumors have emerged on Tuesday morning about the "AirPods 2," with the latest suggesting that they aren't arriving until late 2019.

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Qualcomm $243 million antitrust judgement upheld by Korean Supreme Court

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

The South Korean Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that found Qualcomm guilty of illegal kickbacks to cellphone manufacturers to keep modem adoption high, and must pay at least 200 billion won ($243 million) in damages.

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iPhone owners in the US spent an average of $79 on apps in 2018

02/11/2019, 05:02 pm

Although Apple has had to take measures to keep them in check, App Store subscriptions may indeed be pushing up the amount of money extracted from iPhone owners, according to new research estimates.

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Review: Mujjo's all-new touchscreen gloves offer flexible, convenient warmth

02/11/2019, 03:02 pm

AppleInsider braves the biting winter cold to test out the updated Mujjo touchscreen-capable gloves on our iPhone and Apple Watch.

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Apple will provide Health Records feature to veterans in conjunction with VA

02/11/2019, 11:02 am

Working with the US Department of Veterans Affairs, Apple announced that the Health Records on iPhone feature will be available soon to veterans.

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Apple's weak Chinese iPhone sales blamed directly on high prices

02/11/2019, 10:02 am

Apple's setbacks in the Chinese smartphone market can be directly linked to its decision to push iPhone prices even higher, research firm IDC claimed on Monday.

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Italy forces iPhone battery throttling notice posting on Apple's Italian homepage

02/11/2019, 08:02 am

Apple's homepage in Italy has been required to display a report about iOS updates affecting performance if a battery is chemically depleted or not functioning properly, following a lawsuit and a fine levied against both Apple and Samsung for reportedly misleading users.

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Apple being sued because two-factor authentication on an iPhone or Mac takes too much time

02/09/2019, 02:02 pm

A class action suit has been filed that accuses Apple's two-factor authentication of being too disruptive to users, taking too much time out of a user's day when it is needed, and abusive since it can't be rolled back to a less safe login method after 14 days.

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iPhone replacement cycles slowing down to four years, pose threat to services, analyst says

02/08/2019, 05:02 pm

One of Apple's greater revenue threats is the increasing likelihood that iPhone owners will hold onto old models rather than spend ever-higher amounts on upgrades, according to a new analyst memo.

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There is no difference between how Apple is handling Roger Stone's or the San Bernardino shooter's iCloud data

02/08/2019, 02:02 pm

Once again, social media is ablaze with accusations that Roger Stone and the San Bernardino shooters are being treated differently by Apple in regards to iCloud data -- but in the real world, there is no difference between how the iCloud data turnover was handled by Apple. AppleInsider breaks it down.

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