iOS News

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  • Cellebrite Says it Now Supports 'Lawful Unlocking' of iPhone 6 and Older Models
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    Cellebrite director of forensic research Shahar Tal recently tweeted out that the company's Advanced Investigative Service can now unlock and extract the full file system for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus (via CyberScoop). To date, CAIS "supports lawful unlocking and evidence extraction" from the following iPhone generations: 4s,... Read more »
  • Apple Investigating iPhone 7 Plus Caught Melting on Video
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    Apple is investigating a melting iPhone 7 Plus that's the subject of a viral video on Twitter, reports Mashable. The owner of the phone, Brianna Olivas, says her phone exploded and started smoking Wednesday morning. Her boyfriend grabbed his phone and started recording the video, which has garnered 21,340 retweets... Read more »
  • Apple Cut Ties With Supplier Super Micro Computer Over Server Security Concerns
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    Apple cut ties with server supplier Super Micro Computer in 2016 after unearthing a potential security vulnerability in at least one of its data center servers, reports The Information. The vulnerability in the server, which was part of Apple's technical infrastructure powering its web-based services, was discovered in the early months... Read more »
  • Alphabet's Waymo Accuses Uber of Stealing Self-Driving LiDAR System
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    Google parent company Alphabet's self-driving Waymo car division today filed a lawsuit [PDF] against Uber, accusing the company of stealing its self-driving intellectual property. In blog post shared this afternoon, Waymo explains that employees of Otto, a self-driving trucking startup recently acquired by Uber, allegedly stole technical information from Google's autonomous... Read more »
  • Apple to Open First Argentinian Apple Store in Buenos Aires in 2018
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    Apple is planning to open an Apple Store in Buenos Aires in 2018, according to Gizmodo en EspaƱol. The store will be Apple's first official retail location in Argentina, but it is not yet clear where it will be located in the city. As Apple plans to open its first store... Read more »
  • Apple Updates iTunes Remote App With Two-Factor Authentication for Home Sharing
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    Apple today updated its iTunes Remote app, which is designed to allow users to control their iTunes libraries from anywhere in the home. The new update adds support for Apple's Two-Factor Authentication system, adding an extra layer of security when signing in for Home Sharing purposes. Using Home Sharing will now... Read more »
  • Samsung Plans Small Scale Relaunch of Refurbished Note7 Phones Later This Year [Updated]
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    Samsung plans on selling modified versions of the troublesome Galaxy Note7 device in emerging markets later in 2017, according to Hankyung [Google Translate]. Samsung's reported intention is to minimize as much monetary loss as possible by "transforming" the returned products, refurbishing them, and reselling them in the Indian and Vietnamese... Read more »
  • Moov Fitness Coaching Tracker App Receives Major Update
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    Wearable activity tracking company Moov has issued a major update to its fitness coaching and tracking app, introducing high-intensity workouts and a design overhaul to make tracking data simpler to parse. Version 4 of the Moov Coaching Tracker brings six new heart-rate based HIT circuit workouts that rely on body weight... Read more »
  • Gboard Update Brings Google Doodle, Voice Typing, iOS 10 Emoji, and Additional Language Support
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    Google has announced a significant update for Gboard, bringing new emoji, Google Doodles, voice typing, and additional language support to the iOS keyboard app. Gboard integrates the company's search capabilities into an iPhone or iPad's keyboard. Using the Google button in Gboard, users can search for information, send what they find,... Read more »
  • Apple SIM Partner AlwaysOnline Wireless Drops Data Prices for UK Users
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    AlwaysOnline Wireless, one of the data providers for the Apple SIM built into newer iPads, today announced new, more affordable pricing for its LTE data plans in the United Kingdom, which can be used by both domestic UK residents and travelers who visit the UK. The company offers a range of... Read more »
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