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The Biggest Design Mistakes Apple Has Made in the Past Two Years

October 28th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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When Apple revived itself and found its way into everybody’s homes, hands, and wallets, it became a company that consistently met and exceeded expectations. It became a company with the resources to do virtually anything, with more cash on hand than the US government. Read more: http://www.howtogeek.com/273733/the-biggest-design-mistakes-apple-has-made-in-the-past-two-years/

Apple adds Touch Bar to MacBook Pro laptops

October 28th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The firm says the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar provides software-specific commands that are more “intuitive” to use than the function keys it replaces. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37787487

Apple ‘leaks its own Macbook Pro laptop revamp’

October 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The photos support claims that the Macbook Pro will include a panel above its keyboard that replaces physical function keys with a thin display showing touch-sensitive text and graphics, and a fingerprint sensor. Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37774800

Apple to “do a Windows 10” by pushing out macOS automatically

October 5th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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According to all-things-Apple commentator Jim Dalrymple, the Cupertino company is about to follow in Microsoft’s footsteps… …by “pre-downloading” the latest version of the company’s Mac operating system, macOS 10.12 Sierra, in the background. The idea is to make it more appealing to upgrade, because you won’t have a 5GB download to wait for first before […]

Hardware hack defeats iPhone passcode security

September 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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iPhone passcodes can be bypassed using just £75 ($100) of electronic components, research suggests. A Cambridge computer scientist cloned iPhone memory chips, allowing him an unlimited number of attempts to guess a passcode. The work contradicts a claim made by the FBI earlier this year that this approach would not work. The FBI made the […]

How to Unlock Your iOS 10 Device With a Single Click (Like in iOS 9)

September 15th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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In iOS 10, Apple made a small but fundamental change to the way touch ID users unlock their phone phone. If you’re tired of seeing “Press home to open” or “Press home to unlock” every time to you grab your phone, here’s how to switch it back to the way it was in iOS 9. How Touch ID Changed […]

Apple fixes ‘bricking’ update flaw

September 14th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple says it has fixed a problem that was “bricking” people’s devices while updating to the latest operating system. Complaints from iPhone and iPad users updating to iOS 10 flooded social media after the software was rolled out on Tuesday. Discussion around the issue was trending on social media – but Apple said it was […]

Apple’s iPhone 7 ditches traditional headphone socket

September 8th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The iPhone 7 will not have a traditional headphone socket. Apple said its lightning connector could be used instead, which would make room for other components. It will also promote the use of wireless earphones, and has released a set of its own called Airpods. The firm said it had taken “courage” to take the […]

How to Watch Apple’s Live Stream Events on Windows, Android, and Linux

September 7th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple claims their live streams are only available in Safari on macOS and iOS. But you don’t have to miss the new iPhone launch if you’re using a Windows PC or Android device. Apple doesn’t make it obvious how to do this, but you can watch its live events on any operating system. To watch on Apple […]

Patch now! Recent iOS vulnerability affects Macs too

September 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A week ago, Apple pushed out a small but critical security patch for iOS. That update was iOS 9.3.5, and it fixed a trifecta of previously unknown vulnerabilities that had allegedly been combined to produce a megaexploit. (If you have an iDevice, go to Settings | General | Software Update right now, just to make […]

Apple should repay Ireland €13bn, European Commission rules

August 30th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Ireland should recover up to €13bn (£11bn) from Apple in back taxes, the European Commission has ruled. After a three-year long investigation, it has concluded that the US firm’s tax benefits are illegal. The Commission said this enabled it to pay substantially less than other businesses, in effect paying a corporate tax rate of no […]

Apple facing record bill for Irish tax

August 30th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple could be ordered to pay billions of euros in back taxes in the Republic of Ireland by European Union competition officials. The final ruling, expected on Tuesday, follows a three-year probe into Apple’s Irish tax affairs, which the EU has previously identified as illegal. The Financial Times reports that the bill will be for […]

Apple issues urgent iPhone software update after attempted hack with ‘most sophisticated spyware’ ever seen

August 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple has issued a global upgrade of its iOS mobile operating system after a botched attempt to break into the iPhone of an Arab activist using hitherto unknown espionage software. The spyware took advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in iOS to take complete control of iPhone devices. An Apple spokesperson said: “We were made aware of this vulnerability […]

Apple tackles iPhone one-tap spyware flaws

August 26th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Flaws in Apple’s iOS operating system have been discovered that made it possible to install spyware on a target’s device merely by getting them to click on a link. The discovery was made after a human rights lawyer alerted security researchers to unsolicited text messages he had received. They discovered three previously unknown flaws within […]

Apple accused of iPhone 6 ‘touch disease’ defect

August 24th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple has been accused of failing to address a “design flaw” said to be causing many iPhone 6 and 6S handsets’ screens to flicker and become unresponsive to touch. The repair specialist iFixit published a lengthy blog on Tuesday detailing the issue, and emailed its thousands of followers. It suggests the cause is two chips […]

Apple rushes out iOS update, shuts out jailbreakers

August 8th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Just two weeks ago, Apple released iOS 9.3.3, an update that fixed numerous security holes including one that was compared to last year’s “Stagefright” bug on Android. Apple’s Stagefright-like bug was in a subsystem called ImageIO, a component used to process and render images. Your iPhone probably displays lots of different images every day: not […]

Gun emoji debate rages as Apple is urged to rethink

August 5th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple has been urged to rethink its plan to convert the handgun emoji symbol into a water pistol icon. The Emojipedia website argued that the symbol could still appear as a lifelike gun in messages sent to non-iOS users. Apple made the change in the wake of a series of shootings in the US. However, […]

Hack Apple, get paid — by Apple

August 5th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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How much is a flaw in Apple software worth? The answer to that question has long been a mystery, because Apple didn’t pay security researchers who reported bugs to the company. That changed Thursday, when the head of Apple security, Ivan Krstic, said the company would pay bug bounties — up to $200,000 — to […]

How to Customize and Tweak Your Mac’s Dock

August 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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The macOS dock normally appears at the bottom of your screen, but it doesn’t have to. The dock is customizable in quite a few ways you might not be aware of, especially if you’re a new Mac user. In this article, we’ll discuss all the built-in ways to tweak your Dock, though if you really want […]

Apple sees iPhone sales drop again but beats forecasts

July 27th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple has reported a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared. The US tech giant sold 40.4 million iPhones in its third quarter, slightly above forecasts of 40.02 million. Apple chief executive Tim Cook said the results reflected “stronger customer demand… than we […]

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